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ALTA®'s publications are designed to educate and to provide outreach to industry employees and staff within related industries. Publications focus on title industry core topics. Specific information about audits, industry statistics, standard requirements for ALTA®/ASCM Land Title Surveys are among topics covered.

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Agency Audit Program Agency Audit Program
This generic informational piece was created as an educational supplement to provide guidance to title insurers and for title insurance companies' use in auditing agency operations. All information can be adjusted to meet individual company expectations.
Members: $6; Non-members: $16

Title Insurance Primer Title Insurance Primer
This publication and prepared commentaries will help improve awareness of what title insurance is and its continued importance as a safeguard for real estate purchase and investment.
Members and Non-members: $12

Minimum Standard Detail Requirements and Accuracy Standards for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys Minimum Standard Detail Requirements and Accuracy Standards For ALTA®/ACSM Land Title Surveys
As a benefit to the public, the survey profession, title insurers, and abstracters, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), and the National Society of Professional Surveyors, Inc. have worked with ALTA® to create general standards. These concise pamphlets summarize criteria for standards specific to title insurance matters, especially when title insurance companies are asked to insure title to land without exception.

These publications present accuracy standards that address Positional Uncertainty and Minimum Angle, Distance and Closure Requirements for ALTA®/ASCM Land Title Surveys. The accompanying table relates to urban, suburban, rural and mountain/marshland classifications.
Members: $1; Non-members: $4

2000 Agency Supervision and Control Guidelines 2000 Agency Supervision And Control Guidelines And Escrow Internal Control Guidelines
The key to properly controlling and supervising the agency and attorney network starts at the top of the organization. Corporate culture plays an important role in this process. This publication will guide management in performing risk evaluations. Escrow Guidelines presents minimum internal control objectives for escrow operations and suggestions to help industry professionals establish fundamental control practices and procedures necessary to achieve these objectives.
Members: $4; Non-members: $13

ALTA Abstracter and Title Agents Annual Operations Survey ALTA® Abstracter and Title Agents Annual Operations Survey
This timely survey report describes staffing and types of business activities and breaks out average median revenues, operating expenses, personnel lists and other operating statistics by company size and by geographic region. This publication also contains in-depth benefits survey information and all previously collected survey report information. This document is delivered via email.
Members: $130; Non-members: $255

ALTA State-By-State Market Share Data ALTA® Title Insurer's State-By-State Market Share Data
The state-by-state market share data for 2000 for all title insurers. Also included is a national summary market share chart for all insurers and all families of title companies. This document is delivered via e-mail.
Members: $502; Non-members: $1,502

ALTA Tech Forum 2004 Proceedings Book ALTA® Technology Forum 2004 Proceedings Book
This document features conference handout material on topics which include county recorders' technology strategies, digital documents, network architechture, e-commerce from EDI to XML, and much more.
Members: $25; Non-members: $75

Title News Title News
ALTA®'s bi-monthly magazine, Title News, provides cutting edge information to professionals in the Title Industry and related fields. Features range from industry issues and insights to running your business better, to federal and state lobbying issues and education to new business programs and services, seminars and “Industry News at a Glance”. This valuable news source features imaginative covers reflecting each issue's theme.
One year subscription - Members: $30 ; Non-members: $100

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