|A Message From the President-Elect|
Congressional Outlook: How It Affects the Title Industry
The Use of Recorded Land Title Records in Environmental Site Investigations
by Dale Stirling
|New ALTA®/ACSM Standards Adopted
by Mary Feindt, L.S. and Gary Kent, L.S.|
A new set of Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA®/ACSM Land Title Surveys was adopted in the Fall of 1999. In addition, the Accuracy Standards have been updated. This article compares each change to the 1997 version.
|Title Agents: Gain Networking Opportunity|
With mergers, buyouts and strategic partnerships affecting the title business, where do abstracters and agents - go to learn how to survive in the future?
|Making Sense of Title Insurer Financial Ratings
by Dr. Nelson Lipshutz|
Alphabet soup is a good way to describe the letters used to rate major title insurance underwriters. This article and three accompanying charts will help you make sense of these ratings.
|Title Companies Convert Their Records to Electronic Format
by Harvey Spencer
Two companies have taken the lead in the industry and made the decision to go to digital images for all of their county land records. Is a paperless title industry far behind?
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