For Immediate Release

ALTA Announces Western Technologies Group as an Elite Provider

Washington, DC, May 6, 2016 — The American Land Title Association (ALTA) announced that Western Technologies Group (WTG) has been named an ALTA Elite Provider.

ALTA’s Elite Provider Program is comprised of premier service providers committed to offering comprehensive benefits to the title insurance and settlement services industry. Elite Providers promote the highest industry standards and provide effective solutions for ALTA members’ critical needs.

“I am pleased to welcome WTG into our ALTA Elite Provider program,” said Michelle Korsmo, ALTA’s chief executive officer. “We are constantly working to provide our members with the resources to find businesses with a proven track record of trusted products and services. The Elite Provider program requires our technology and service providers to promote higher standards across the industry.”

WTG provides tideland (riparian rights), flood zone determinations and comprehensive property data reports. WTG developed "visual verification" which is a property boundary overlay on aerial photography using state-of-the-art technology and current maps that identify the subject property in real space. WTG insures tideland and flood searches for errors and omissions to $2 million per event.

WTG offers ALTA members three complimentary flood searches with the purchase of 10 searches.

For more information about the program or to apply, please visit ALTA’s Elite Provider website.

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The American Land Title Association, founded in 1907, is the national trade association representing nearly 5,400 title insurance companies, title and settlement agents, independent abstracters, title searchers, and real estate attorneys. With offices throughout the United States, ALTA members conduct title searches, examinations, closings, and issue title insurance that protects real property owners and mortgage lenders against losses from defects in titles.

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Contact: Jeremy Yohe
Office: 202-261-2938
Email: jyohe@alta.org

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