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ILTA Voluntary Alienation Chain of Title Course - April 19, 2013

Iowa Land Title Association Chain of Title Course One: Voluntary Alienation
Tracing Ownership through Time
April 19, 2013

University of Northern Iowa
Curris Business Building, Conference Rooms 1 & 3
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

All ILTA courses provided through UNI are considered graduate level courses and are designed for persons with at least 3 years of experience
in a related field. 

Course Topics:

  • Overview of Real Property Law:  Bundle of Rights Concept; Title Systems in the United States; Classifying Interests in Real Estate; Easements; Fixtures/Personal Property/Liens; Restrictions on Property. 

  • Overview of Abstracting:  Chain of Title; Marketable Title Act; Root of Title; Curative Statutes; Statutes of Limitation.

  • Iowa's Recording Act:  Historical Background; Recording Formalities; Associated Requirements; Notice. 

  • Transfers and Conveyances:  Types of Transfers; Deeds and Contracts; Agreements; Common Issues Involving Deeds and Contracts; Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common.
Course Schedule:

7:45 a.m.

8:00 a.m.Check In
8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Instruction
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.Instruction
3:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.Break / Individual Review
3:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.Exam

The exam is required only for persons pursuing the ILTA Certified Land Title Professional designation and requires a 90% pass rate

This course is approved for 7 hours of continuing education credits by the Iowa Real Estate Commission, and 6 hours CLE (includes ethics hours) by the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

Course Faculty:

Eric Johnson, J.D. with high distinction, University of Iowa, specializing in real estate law
Sara McClintock, Ph.D. (Jurisprudence) with high distinction, adjunct instructor UNI
Marcia Olson, J.D., Vice President Black Hawk County Abstract & Title

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  April 5, 2013 to ensure that course materials, including parking passes, are mailed to you timely in preparation for the course.


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