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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, November 5, 2018
State Restriction on Transferring Federal Lands Ruled Unconstitutional »
Bulletin 2018/19-31 November 5, 2018 In a judgment issued Thursday, a United States federal court ruled as unconsti...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
California Department of Insurance Announces Licensure of "First Insurtech" Title Insurer »
Bulletin 2018/19-15 August 21, 2018 In a press release issued this morning, the California Department of Insurance...
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...

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, October 16, 2018
Property Tax Postponement Available but Funding Limited »
State Controller Betty T. Yee announced last month that applications for property tax deferment for the 2018-19 tax year w...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Democrats Hoping for a Super-Majority in State Senate »
Democrats had a super-majority in the State Senate earlier this year before a recall election cost Senator Josh Newman his...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Blockchain Bills Signed into Law »
Governor Brown signed two blockchain bills into law. The first, AB 2658 (Chapter 875) , requires the state Secretary o...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Lawmaker's Pass "Fixes" to California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 »
In a testament to the hurried passage of AB 375 (Chau), also known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA),...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
California State Revenues Surpass Projections - Rainy Day Fund Anyone? »
For the month of August, California took in more revenue than estimated in the budget enacted at the end of June, accordin...

Industry News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
County Recorders Association of California Presentation »
The Annual Conference of the County Recorders Association of California (CRAC) featured two title industry speakers on the...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Free Credit Report Freeze »
In the wake of the last year’s Equifax mega-breach of nearly 148 million personal records, Congress passed a law that...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
PRIA Releases Draft Electronic Records Preservation Paper »
The Property Records Industry Association released a draft of its Electronic Records Preservation whitepaper. The paper wa...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
MBA Reports Commercial Real Estate Market Remains Strong »
During the first half of 2018, commercial real estate sales volume was 3 percent higher than a year earlier, led by increa...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Zillow Expects More California Cities to Join $1 Million+ Club »
Zillow reports that only 197 cities of more than 10,000 analyzed have a median home value of $1 million or more but more a...

Court Cases
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Wrongful Foreclosure »
Turner v. Seterus, Inc. Cal.App. 3rd Dist. (C079613) 9/24/18 The court held that tender of the full amount of t...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Transmutation »
Kushesh v. Kushesh-Kaviani Cal.App. 4th Dist., Div. 3 (G054936) 9/21/18 The court held that an interspousal tran...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Insurance »
Pacificare Life and Health Insurance Company v. Jones Cal.App. 4th Dist., Div. 3 (G053914) 9/20/18 The court hel...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Trustee's Sales »
Chacker v. JP Morgan Chase Bank Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B281874) 9/19/18 The lender prevailed in this wrongful forec...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Trustee's Sales »
Hart v. Clear Recon Corp. Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B283221) 9/18/18 The lender prevailed in this wrongful foreclosure...

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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