Title law focus of two-day NBI program in Southfield

National Business Institute will present “Everything You Don’t Know About Title Law (But Wish You Did)” on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 6-7, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Southfield-Detroit, 25100 Northwestern Highway in Southfield.

As an attorney who handles real estate closings, knowing the ins and outs of title law is not optional. Being able to identify, analyze and cure common defects is a vital part of your practice, and one that comes with an assortment of liabilities and pitfalls. In this two-day, inclusive title law course, attendees will learn the latest techniques for examining titles and curing common defects, as well as gain a thorough understanding of title insurance policies, endorsements and commitments.

Speakers will cover how to:

• Identify critical title insurance risks inherent in public land records.
• Discover when (and when not) to use endorsements.
• Learn new insights and tips on obtaining additional coverage.
• Dig deep into key issues of the commitment and how it portrays and differs from the underlying title.
• Find out what attorneys can be held liable for in title examination - and how to avoid those risks.
• Learn how title examiners analyze breaks in chain, foreclosure, bankruptcy and boundary issues.
• Gain new techniques for drafting easements, deeds, releases and affidavits of facts.
• Know how to read legal descriptions, surveys and plat maps like a surveyor.
• Identify grounds for a quiet title action, what records are needed and how to find them.

Cost is $575 which includes audio CD and course book. To register, call 1-800-930-6182 or visit www.nbi-sems.com.


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