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Fraud Alert
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
E-mail Scam Alert: Association Phishing Scam »
Published:  January 24, 2017 It has come to the attention of the CLTA that individuals have attempted to target o...
Monday, March 14, 2016
CLTA Fraud Alert! »
  Published:  March 14, 2016 It has come to the attention of the CLTA that the incidence of URL spoofi...

News Express
Monday, July 9, 2018
CLTA-Sponsored Legislation Extending HELOC Reform Signed into Law »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2018/19-4 July 9, 2018 Senate Bill 1139 (Morrell) , a CLTA-sponsored measure tha...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Governor Brown Signs Privacy Legislation into Law »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-104 June 28, 2018 Assembly Bill 375 (Chau) , which enacts sweeping new p...
Monday, June 25, 2018
Legislature Moves to Forestall Privacy Initiative »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-103 June 25, 2018 As reported by CLTA last year , an initiative dealing...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
It's a Jungle Out There: A State-Level Recap of Ca Primary Results »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-98 June 6, 2018 The dust has started to settle after California’s top-two o...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
U.S. Dept. of Justice Files Suit Against California »
Bulletin 17/18-80 April 3, 2018 Last year, over the objections of the California Land Title Association (CLTA), Cal...

CLTA News
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA Industry Award Recipients »
The CLTA Presidential Award is a special award given to formally recognize people who do amazing work for the association...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA Elects New Officers »
The CLTA Board of Governors and membership at large elected the following Officers to serve from July 1, 2018 through June...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA-PAC Update »
This year, the CLTA has raised a total of over $70,000 for the CLTA-PAC. This amount was raised through both member compa...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA Join in Request for Publication re: Hansen v. Sandridge Partners, L.P. »
The CLTA successfully requested the Court of Appeal to publish its opinion in Hansen v. Sandridge Partners , dealing with...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
2018 CLTA Directory Now Available »
The 2018 CLTA Annual Directory is now in the hands of our valued members! This important industry publication reaches all...

Sacramento Report
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Rent Control Measure Qualifies for Ballot »
A rent control initiative has qualified for the November ballot that would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act ena...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Changes to New Privacy Law Already Underway »
Before Governor Brown even had a chance to sign the newly enacted California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) on June 2...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Assembly Banking Committee Passes CLTA-Sponsored Legislation Extending HELOC Reform »
CLTA-sponsored legislation in the form of SB 1139 (Morrell) , which would indefinitely extend home equity line of credit...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Legislative Proposal to Tax Services Held in Committee »
In a recent hearing before the Senate Governance and Finance Committee, SB 993 (Hertzberg) , which would tax services p...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Bills Related to "Building Homes and Jobs Act" Derailed in Legislature »
Several bills related to SB 2 (Atkins), also known as the Building Homes and Jobs Act, have been derailed in the legislatu...

Industry News
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
State Ends Fiscal Year on a Positive Note »
California received more tax revenue than expected during the month of June and for the entire 2017-18 fiscal year, which...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Blast from the Past - 25 Years Ago »
In January of 1993 Bill Clinton was sworn in as President of the United States, and later that year the North American Fre...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Affordable Housing Funding Grows »
Court Orders Governor Brown to Refund Housing Money A California Court of Appeal recently ordered Governor Brown to se...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Weekly Mortgage Applications Mixed »
Mortgage applications increased 2.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Mortgage Rates Move Very Slightly Higher »
Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey showed that mortgage rates rose slightly over the past week. Sam Khater, Fre...

Court Cases
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Prescriptive Easements »
McLear-Gary v. Scott Cal.App. 1st Dist. (A146719)  7/11/18 In this appeal from a judgment declaring pl...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Partition »
Summers v. Superior Court Docket Cal.App. 1st Dist. (A151128) 6/1/18 In this partition action the court held...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Trustee's Sales / Interpleader »
Placer Foreclosure, Inc. v. Aflalo Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B268589) 5/30/18 Placer Foreclosure, acting as trustee...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Trustee's Sales »
Hacker v. Homeward Residential, Inc. Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B278537) 4/10/18 (Cert. for Pub. 5/9/18) The court h...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Trustee's Sales »
Integrated Lender Services v. County of Los Angeles Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B281135) 4/27/18 There were...

President's Message
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Message from CLTA President, Kevin Chiarello »
I am extremely honored and proud to accept this year’s appointment as President of the California Land Title Association.&...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Message from CLTA President - Jeff Kerns »
I am very honored and proud to accept the appointment of President of the CLTA. I wish to thank Steve Tjaden for his outs...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Letter from CLTA's President, Steve Tjaden »
I am extremely honored and proud to accept this year’s appointment as President of the CLTA. I would like to thank E...

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