How to Review a Title Report – $95
As an introductory course, a sample preliminary title report will be reviewed, discussing the format and key information provided. The concept of recorded documents and how they encumber real estate will be explained, providing an overview of how such documents became recorded and the importance to a particular property. Specific title items will be reviewed, including a look at the actual underlying documents that were recorded.
Course Length: Approximately 3 – 4 Hours
Session 1 – Overview of Title
Session 2 – Legal Descriptions
Session 3 – Preliminary Title Reports
Session 4 – Exceptions
Session 5 – Cleaning Up Title
Session 6 – Claims
John Kaye has over 30 years experience within the land development and homebuilding industries, having held senior management positions with The Irvine Company, Koll Real Estate Group, and Brookfield Homes. As a developer, John has overseen the land acquisition, entitlements, and development of master planned communities, residential tracts, urban infill sites, and land assemblages. His experience and skill sets include land acquisition, land brokerage, project management, market analysis, finance, and strategic planning.
Steve Ball is a title attorney with over 30 years experience reviewing title reports and resolving complex, difficult title issues that impact real estate development. His experience includes 27 years at First American Title Company, where he served as Senior Vice President of National Homebuilder Services. Now operating his own practice, Steven F. Ball Consulting, LLC, Steve’s clients include major companies such as The Irvine Company, The New Home Company, and many other major builders.