Newsletter: February 2016

Presidents Report Dear ITLA Members, 2016 marks the 25th year that I have had the pleasure of working in the title insurance industry. As I reflect on the past 25 years, I am amazed at how this industry has grown and the challenges that we, as a united group, have...

Newsletter: November 2015

Presidents Report Dear ITLA Members, The ALTA 150th Annual Convention was held October 7th through 10th in Boston, just four days after the of the long awaited CFPB TRID Rule, now known as “Know Before you Owe Rule” became effective. This is the second ALTA convention...

Newsletter: August 2015

Presidents Report Dear ITLA Members, The Idaho Land Title Association hosted a very successful Pacific Northwest Land Title Convention August 6-8, 2015, in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Approximately 225 members from the different associations attended the...

Newsletter: June 2015

Presidents Report Dear ITLA Members, I want to report back to the membership on my experience at the American Land Title Federal Conference in Washington D.C. this past May. This conference is designed for the members of the ALTA to gain edu-cation on government...

Newsletter: February 2015

Presidents Report Dear ITLA Members, Last quarter I shared with you some thoughts on how to deal with changes and challenges we face in our industry. I would like to continue that focus by discussing three more prin-ciples made by James P. Owen in his book titled,...

Newsletter: November 2014

President Report Dear ITLA Members, One thing that we can all be assured of is that change is inevitable. The new closing disclosures, rules outlined by the CFPB, and ALTA best practices emphasize this fact. These new challenges can be overwhelming and create a great...