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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
CLTA Elects 2020/21 Officers »
The CLTA Board of Governors elected the following Officers to serve from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021:...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Commercial Tenant Eviction Moratorium Bill Held in Senate Appropriations Committee »
Senate Bill 939 (Wiener), which would have had serious detrimental impacts for California’s economy and was opposed by a...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
CLTA President Dia Demmon Announces 2020 Presidential Awards »
As President of CLTA, it’s an honor for me to formally recognize outstanding volunteers in the title industry who have gon...
Monday, May 18, 2020
LA County Recorder Notary Acceptance Policy on Electronic/Remote Online Documents »
The Los Angeles County Recorder recently generated a policy on the acceptance of electronic signatures and notaries relati...
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Listen Now to CLTA's Podcast: Recording in a Pandemic »
CLTA is pleased to offer the free podcast: Recording in a Pandemic , an audio recording you can listen to now . Plea...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Extending Expiring Notary »
On Friday, May 8th, Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order N-63-20 to extend “critical deadlines that have been impacte...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Fannie Mae Announces Deferral Option for Borrowers Completing a Forbearance Plan »
Fannie Mae announced a COVID-19 payment deferral option for homeowners who experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-1...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Governor Newsom Releases Guidance to Businesses in California Regarding Next Steps »
Today Governor Newsom held a press conference regarding how California will slowly reopen for business while dealing with...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Governor Newsom Suspends Tax Penalties »
Governor Newson suspended until May 6, 2021 tax penalty provisions, including penalties, costs, or interest, for the failu...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Modifies TRID Due to Pandemic »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau), on Wednesday April 29th, took steps to make it easier for consumers wit...
Monday, April 20, 2020
CAR Delays Release of Revised RPA to December 2021 »
In a communication to real estate industry groups, the California Association of Realtors® announced that it will delay th...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
CLTA, Trade Associations Issue Letter to Gov. Newsom Requesting Executive Order on Notarization »
A coalition of trade associations led by the California Land Title Association sent a letter to Governor Newsom respectful...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Coronavirus - Title Industry Resource Page »
CLTA is closely monitoring developments pertaining to COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) and its impact on member company operatio...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
GSEs Issue Updated Guidance on Remote Notarizations; Powers of Attorney »
  April 1, 2020 Bulletin 19/20-62 Yesterday, March 31, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac issued updated Selli...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
CA Secretary of State Issues Guidance on Notarization »
  March 26, 2020 Bulletin 19/20-60 In correspondence with both the National Notary Association and a C...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
CLTA Joins Trade Associations in Sending Letter to Governor Requesting "Essential" Designation »
A coalition of real estate trade associations, including the California Land Title Association, sent a letter to Governor...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
California Association of Realtors Releases New Form to Address Closing Date Issues »
The California Association of Realtors (CAR) has released a new form in order to assist homebuyers and sellers during the...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
In Memory of Roy Frank - CLTA President 1991/1992 »
We regret to inform CLTA members that Roy Joseph Frank, formerly with Stewart Title Guaranty, passed away on Friday, Decem...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
CLTA Publishes 2019 Summary of Legislation »
Bulletin 2019/20-36 December 18, 2019 The California Land Title Association is releasing its annual Summary of Le...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
CLTA's 113th Annual Convention - Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available! »
The California Land Title Association’s 113th Annual Convention is scheduled for April 26-28, 2019 at the Park Hyatt Aviar...
Friday, December 6, 2019
FTB Requiring New CalFIRPTA Reporting Beginning 1/1/20 »
Bulletin 2019/20-34 December 6, 2019 When the (California Foreign Investment in Real Property Act (CalFIRPTA) was f...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Widespread PG&E Power Blackout in Northern & Central California »
PG&E informed various County and City officials that if critical current weather conditions persist, it will result in...
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 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...
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...
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...

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