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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
Thursday, March 14, 2019
CLTA's 112th Annual Convention PAC Silent Auction, a don't miss event! »
Bulletin 18/19 - 63 During this year’s Convention, CLTA will hold its 10th Annual CLTA-PAC Silent Auction benefiting...
Monday, March 4, 2019
In Honor of Bob Ayers »
It is with a heavy heart and sadness that we announce that Bob Ayers, owner of TransCounty Title Company, passed away on S...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
CLTA's Annual Convention - Deadlines Approaching »
The California Land Title Association's 112th Annual Convention is just around the corner. This is a don't miss industry e...
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...

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, March 19, 2019
California Online Notary Act of 2019 »
The California Online Notary Act of 2019 ( AB 199 – Calderon ) would allow the Secretary of State to appoint online nota...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Community Redevelopment Law of 2019 »
Existing law dissolved redevelopment agencies as of February 1, 2012 and designates successor agencies to act as successor...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Recording Fees for Expanded Archival Programs »
Existing law authorizes a county recorder to assess a fee of $1 for each document to defray the cost of converting the cou...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Resignation of Trustee Under Deed of Trust »
Senate Bill 306 (Morrell) authorizes a trustee under a deed of trust to resign at that trustee’s own election as an alte...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Continued Los Angeles County Recording Fees »
Assembly Bill 1106 (Smith) deletes the expiration date for LA County recording fees that fund notices to owners that dee...

Industry News
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
UCLA California Forecast »
UCLA Anderson Forecast has revised housing starts downward in 2019 and 2020, with a recovery in building beginning in 2021...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Comment Period for New Remote Notarization Standards »
The Mortgage Industry’s Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) has published for comments new standards for remote onl...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
PACE Financing Facing Restrictions »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would treat P...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Foreclosures Fall Nationwide »
According to CoreLogic, properties in foreclosures recently hit their lowest rate since January 2000. Equity increases, s...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
A Single Security for Fannie and Freddie Arrives as Private Bonds Increase »
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association voted to support a single mortgage-backed bond by Fannie and Fre...

Court Cases
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Receivers »
City of Sierra Madre v. SunTrust Mortgage Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B284550) 2/26/19 The court held that the trial cou...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Trustee's Sales »
Citrus El Dorado v. Chicago Title Company Cal.App. 4th Dist., Div. 2 (E067938) 3/5/19 The court upheld the trial...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Prescriptive Easement »
Ditzian v. Unger Cal.App. 1st Dist. (A152946) 1/24/19 The court held that plaintiffs established a prescriptive...
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...

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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