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North American Title Insurance Company is a seasoned title insurance underwriter that has been helping customers achieve the American dream of homeownership for more than 50 years. In the past several years, we have become known as the “underwriter next door,� because our associates are always easy to reach and our processes are, at all times, quick and straightforward. Our agency application process is fast and transparent for qualified agents. NATIC offers a one-hour underwriting response guarantee that is unparallelled in our industry. In addition, we value our agents based on their title industry knowledge and experience, not just on profits alone.

LTI Distance Learning: Title 101

Title 101 is primarily designed for new or less-experienced title employees and others seeking a basic knowledge of the title business and its unique terminology. Candidates for this course include: receptionists, administrative staff, new hires, searchers, examiners, closers, and sales and marketing staff. Learn more about earning Continuing Education by taking Title 101.

The online format is very convenient and provides students with easy access to course content and immediate feedback on chapter tests. The courses are self study - students read a chapter and take a test. Most students complete a course within two or three months. The maximum time limit is one year.

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Simply visit the ALTA Store section and scroll down to your course. Proceed with registration and checkout. Your enrollment processes through our database overnight.  The next day, you can access your online course by visiting the ALTA Land Title Institute Online and start learning!

Need to know more?  Keep reading to learn more about this course . . .

Title 101 Objectives

  • Introduce the student to the basic principles of the land title industry
  • Acquaint students with the title industry's unique terminology
  • Develop a solid foundation of title insurance knowledge for the student

Title 101 Table of Contents

  1. Introduction. What is a Title?
  2. Necessity of Land Title Assurance
  3. Title Exams/Title Searching and Abstracting Public Records and Title Plants
  4. Abstract and Title Plants
  5. Title Examinations -- Methods and Procedure
  6. Land Descriptions
  7. Easements
  8. Title Insurance Industry
  9. Development of Title Assurance. What is Title Insurance.
  10. Principles of Underwriting
  11. Escrows and Closings
  12. Approved Attorney and Insured Closing Service
  13. Forms of Title Insurance Commitments and Policies
  14. Title Insurance Rates
  15. Title Industry and Related Trade Associations
  16. Federal Agencies and Instrumentalities
  17. Development of Title Business
  18. Management - Leadership

Certificate of Achievement for Graduates

A suitable-for-framing Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to each student who completes the course with an overall average of 70% or higher.

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Questions? Please contact the Education department at or call 800-787-2582 for more information.

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