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Fraud Alert
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
FRAUD ALERT! Diverted Wire Transfer Scam: Payoff Proceeds are the Latest Target »
In the latest twist to diverted wire transfers, fraudsters are now targeting loan payoff proceeds. Fraudsters intercept pa...
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
Friday, December 28, 2018
CLTA Publishes 2018 Summary of Legislation »
Bulletin 2018/19-42 | December 28, 2018. The California Land Title Association is releasing its annual Summary of Legis...
Friday, December 14, 2018
CLTA's 112th Annual Convention - Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available! »
The California Land Title Association’s 112th Annual Convention is scheduled for April 7-9, 2019 at the Meritage Resort &a...
Friday, December 7, 2018
NAT Parent Company Lennar Corp. Announcese Partnership with "Insurtech" Startup States Title »
Bulletin 2018/19-39 December 7, 2018 In a press release issued yesterday by its parent company Lennar Corporation,...
Friday, November 16, 2018
FinCEN Reissues Real Estate Geographic Targeting Orders »
Bulletin 2018/19-35 November 16, 2018 On November 15th the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced...
Monday, November 5, 2018
State Restriction on Transferring Federal Lands Ruled Unconstitutional »
Bulletin 2018/19-31 November 5, 2018 A United States federal court ruled as unconstitutional a 2017 state law that...

CLTA News
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
CLTA Addresses Issues with Transfer on Death Deed and Trusts »
The CLTA responded to the California Law Revision Commission’s (CLRC) request for further comment on the issue of transfer...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
2019 CLTA Membership Directory Now Available »
The 2019 CLTA Annual Membership Directory is now in the hands of our valued members! This important industry publication...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
CLTA Welcomes a New Member Title Company »
The CLTA is pleased to welcome a new title company as Regular member of the association, as approved by the CLTA Board of...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
CLTA Files Forms »
The CLTA, in its capacity as an advisory organization under the Insurance Code, made the following form filing effective 0...
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...

Sacramento Report
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Governor Newsom Sues Over Affordable Housing »
Governor Newson took action to sue the City of Huntington Beach for willfully failing to comply with the California’s hous...
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Governor Newsom Prioritizes Housing »
Governor Newson pledged to build 3.5 million new homes in California during his term and has proposed a “Marshall Plan” fo...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
California Attorney General Holds First Public Forum on CCPA in San Francisco »
The Attorney General’s office held its first public forum on the California Consumer Privacy Act in San Francisco Jan. 8th...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Sexual Harassment Training Significantly Expanded in 2019 »
One of the new California laws taking effect on January 1, 2019 is Senate Bill 1343 (Ch. 956). This new law requires C...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Privacy Coalition Wants Stronger Law »
A coalition of consumer groups has sent a letter to California’s legislators urging them to add a broadened consumer e...

Industry News
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Radian Acquires Data Analytics and Predictive Model Provider »
Radian Group Inc. recently acquired Maryland-based Five Bridges Advisors LLC, a developer of proprietary software, data an...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Fraud Alert: LLC Identity Theft »
According to ALTA, Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) fraud has evolved over the past year and criminals are now hijacking...
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Q3 2018 Title Premium Volume Up 2.8 Percent – California Ranks Second »
The title insurance industry generated $3.98 billion in title insurance premiums during the third quarter of 2018 compared...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Pending Home Sales Trend Down – West Remains Challenged »
Pending home sales nationwide slipped in November, according to the National Association of Realtors. Year-over-year, the...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
SBA Posts on Facebook – We’re Inactive »
Due to the government shutdown the Small Business Administration (SBA) posted the following on Facebook – “Due to the laps...

Court Cases
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Dedication »
Prout v. Department of Transportation Cal.App. 3rd Dist. (C076812) The rule is that the government cannot, as a c...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Dedication »
Mikkelsen v. Hansen Cal.App. 5th Dist. (F072990) 1/10/19 The court, following Scher v. Burke , 3 Cal.5th 13...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Right of First Refusal »
Smyth v. Berman Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B286609) 1/10/19 The court held that a right of first refusal contained in a...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions »
Eith v. Ketelhut Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B272028) 12/17/18 The CC&R's affecting defendants' residential property...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Foreclosure/Unlawful Detainer »
Dr. Leevil, LLC v. Westlake Health Care Center Cal. Supreme Court (S241324) 12/17/18 Under C.C.P. Section 1161a(...

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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