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ALTA Title Insurance Education E-Kit

ALTA created the Education e-Kit to help members educate consumers, real estate agents, lenders, the media and others about the value of title insurance. The e-Kit includes information in a variety of formats that can be easily downloaded and used by members. You must be logged in as a member to access the e-Kit materials.

Homebuyer Presentation
ALTA has created a presentation to help educate homebuyers about the importance of title insurance and the closing process. Members have access to a recording of the presentation, a copy of the Power Point and a Word document of the script. Members are encouraged to modify the script and record their own video.

  • Download a Slideshow of Presentation with Audio
  • Download the Power Point Presentation
  • Download the Presentation Script (Word)

Videos
Use these videos or make your own to explain the closing process and the importance of title insurance.

  • Getting the Keys To Your Home
  • Why Do I Need Title Insurance

Educational Articles and Blog Content
These articles cover a variety of title insurance topics, which you can send to your local newspaper. You can use them as they are (just add your name and bio information) or revise them to give them a personal touch by including information pertinent to your local area. You can also use the material for your website or content for a blog.

  • Title Insurance Vital to Protecting Homebuyers (Word)
  • The Cost of Title Insurance is Worth the Investment (Word)
  • Do You Really Need Title Insurance? (Word)
  • What Every Realtor Should Know About Title Insurance (Word)
  • What a Homeowner Walks Away With (Word)
  • Understanding the Closing Process (Word)
  • Why You Must Purchase a New Policy When Refinancing (Word)
  • Information on how to submit articles to the media

Social Media Content
Social media is a powerful tool to reach a wider group of people and provide education about title insurance. Below is content members can use on Facebook and Twitter, as well as a social media dictionary to help you get up to speed with unfamiliar terms.

  • Sample content to use on Facebook and Twitter (Word)
  • ALTA’s Social Media Dictionary (PDF)

Brochures
ALTA has designed several brochures to help educate consumers about land title insurance. Members can download any of the brochures and print them or purchase printed brochures from ALTA’s Store.

  • The Title Insurance Industry Protects Your Homeownership Rights (PDF)
    This informational brochure is written for potential homebuyers and explains the many steps land title professionals take to ensure that title issues don’t impact the owner’s property rights.
  • Why Title Insurance? (PDF)
    This informational brochure is written for potential homebuyers. Topics include owner's coverage, lender's protection, hidden title defects and hazards.
  • A Common Title Problem (PDF)
    This informational brochure is written for potential homebuyers, provides examples of common title problems and how an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance provides protection to the homeowner.

Letter to Homeowner
ALTA members can send this simple and short letter to homebuyers informing them of the benefits they receive from working with a title professional and purchasing an Owner’s Title Insurance Policy. We encourage members to modify the text and use it with your company letterhead. The text can also be used in email format if you communicate with consumers electronically.

  • Download the Letter (Word)

Consumer Website
ALTA members can link to ALTA’s consumer website, Home Closing 101, to generate new business and to educate homebuyers. It is designed to provide the essential information that explains title insurance to consumers in preparation for closing day.

Steps in a Home Purchase and a Refinance
There are many detailed steps involved in the purchase and closing of a property and the refinance of a mortgage. Use these documents to highlight everything you do for your customers. Due to market differences, the documents may not include all steps required in your area or include additional steps that are not needed.

  • Download typical Steps Needed to Purchase a Property (PDF)
  • Download typical Steps Needed to Refinance (PDF)


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