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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
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...
Monday, March 19, 2018
News Express: FinCEN to Extend Geographical Targeting Orders through September 16, 2018 »
Bulletin 2017/18-78 March 19, 2018 Representatives from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) have indi...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Governor Brown Signs AB 110, Exempting Government Entities from Recording Fees to SB 2 »
Bulletin 2017/18-76 March 13, 2018 AB 110 , legislation authored by the Assembly Budget Committee to, among othe...
Monday, March 12, 2018
Register Now: Southern California PREP Chapter Meeting (May 8, 2018 in Norwalk, CA) »
Bulletin 2017/18-75 March 12, 2018 The following event information is being forwarded at the request of the Califo...

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, 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...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Assembly Passes Lead-Based Paint Public Nuisance Bill »
Without any votes to spare, the Assembly passed AB 2803 (Limon) by a vote of 41-27. The bill provides that residential...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Legislation Seeks to Stop Automatic Bankruptcy Stay in Tax Sales »
Assembly Bill 2746 (Garcia) seeks to prevent the automatic bankruptcy stay from stopping a tax sale once the right of re...

Industry News
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
FinCEN Extends GTOs without Disclosing Details »
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) denied a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on Geographic Targeti...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Are Real Estate Agents Now Employees? »
The California Supreme Court recently gave a boost to those arguing in favor of being treated as employees rather than ind...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Board of Equalization Looks at Deed Rescissions »
Staff of the Board of Equalization has initiated a project to issue a Letter to Assessors to summarize the various written...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Market Share Results Out for 2017 »
The total title insurance premiums for 2017 show that four major title insurance company groups made up over 85 percent of...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Misrepresentation of Borrower Employement Scheme »
Fannie Mae’s Mortgage Fraud Program (MFP) alerts the industry to potential and active mortgage fraud scenarios. This al...

Court Cases
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...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Judgment Liens »
Estate of Casserley (Hawkins v. Joya) Cal.App. 4th Dist. (D072298) C.C.P. Section 686.020 states: "After the d...

President's Message
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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