Earlier in 2008, the CLTA
joined with Insurance Commissioner Poizner in launching the TitleWizard, a web site where consumers can view title rates and real estate information.
The OACETT and CLTA
worked for more than one year to develop the program and expect to help about 180 participants over the next two years.
Ed Rodriguez, Global's Chairman and CEO was anxious to be quoted; "The seamless integration of SLATE into our CLTA
operations proves once again that our management and operational plans are working.
By moving toward a paperless environment, title products (ALTA, CLTA
, LCP and TSG policies) can be ordered through a centralized center and opened instantaneously, distributed to the proper departments and confirmed to the client within minutes and without manual intervention.
Daniel Hauville, SLATE founder and sole owner, is joining CLTA
as a Vice President, to concentrate on new business development.
The goals of the CLTA
include: expediting the transfer and insurance of title to real property throughout California, increasing the public's awareness of the value and purpose of title insurance, and finally, protecting private property rights.
has presented proposals that more fully empower consumers to shop for title insurance.
For over 80 years CLTA
has promoted professionalism in the title industry through general educational seminars and specific training courses," said Kevin Mead, Vice President of Sales at eKnowledge Group.
During the convention, CLTA
will release its "Anniversary Book" publication tracing the history of the Association and the title industry in California -- complete with historic photos, archived materials and other rare documents.
For the past year, the CLTA
had urged the Department to withdraw its rate setting scheme because it would have devastated small title companies and destroyed competition.
Page was previously the Legislative Counsel for the CLTA
, the trade association representing member title companies throughout California.
The legislation, supported by CLTA
, streamlines the collection of child support payments in California and strengthens the enforcement of the law to protect children and parents who have a legal right to child support money.