For Immediate Release

American Land Title Association Honors First Idaho Designee with National Title Professional Recognition

Washington, DC, January 10, 2018 — Washington, D.C., January 10, 2018 — John Holt has been awarded a National Title Professional (NTP) designation from the American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry. Holt was the first NTP designee from Idaho, receiving his designation in April 2017; he joins more than 80 other industry leaders who have earned the professional designation nationwide. 

The designation recognizes land title professionals who demonstrate the knowledge, experience and dedication essential to the safe and efficient transfer of real property.*

Compliance and claims counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Co. in Boise, Idaho, Holt has spent more than 30 years in the title industry. He has served as the executive director and secretary/treasurer of the Idaho Land Title Association (ILTA) since 2001 and is the association’s primary liaison to ALTA. From 1998-2000, Holt previously served as vice president and president of ILTA. He also is a governor-appointed member of Idaho’s electronic recording commission.

A full directory of National Title Professionals is available here.

The designation has several elements, including industry and compliance prerequisites and training requirements. To apply for the NTP designation and for more information, please visit ALTA's NTP website.

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About ALTA

The American Land Title Association, founded in 1907, is the national trade association representing more than 6,200 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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*Designation under the National Title Professional Program solely demonstrates that a land title professional has met the particular standards and criteria of the National Title Professional Program.  Neither the American Land Title Association, nor the designation itself, guarantees or warrants anything beyond a designee’s ability to meet such standards or criteria.  The American Land Title Association makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees as to, and assumes no responsibility for, the proper performance of land title services, including but not limited to the transfer of real property, or related services provided by designees.

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

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ALTA Advocacy Summit—the event formerly known as ALTA Federal Conference and Lobby Day—is the premier event that unites ALTA members with federal lawmakers to advance policies that affect American property rights. ALTA Advocacy Summit features round-table discussions and intimate forums on public policies regarding important topics such as title insurance, disclosure, mortgages and taxes.