Audio CD + Course Book

Title and Conveyancing: Handling the Top Issues

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

January, 2018

Product ID#:

78168CDRA

Audio + Course Book

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Continuing education credit
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From Event: Title and Conveyancing: Handling the Top Issues, held January 2018.

Program Description

Transferring title from seller to buyer may seem straightforward, but the devil is all too often in the details that lie buried in deeds, legal descriptions, title commitments and more. Are you equipped to handle the top title conveyancing challenges that come across your desk? This essential guide will highlight the top issues that cause even experienced attorneys to slip up. You will get the information you need to handle title objection frustrations, boundary line impediments and more. Order today!

Course Content

  1. Title Objections: When They Should and Shouldn't be Made
  2. Deeds: Avoiding Rejection and Other Challenges Down the Road
  3. Boundary Difficulties and Title Conveyancing
  4. Real Estate Contracts and Conveyancing: Handling Top Deal-Breakers
  5. Ethical Dilemmas and Title Practice

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing education credit is not available at this time.
For additional questions regarding continuing education credits please contact us at 866-240-1890 or credit@nbi-sems.com.

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. Title Objections: When They Should and Shouldn't be Made
    9:00 - 10:15, Written by Matthew E. Rupert. Presented by Maria K. Brees in Greenville and Matthew E. Rupert in Columbia.
    1. Title Commitment Analysis: The Top Things You Must Object To
    2. Land Surveys: Spotting the Obvious - And Not-so-Obvious
    3. Crafting Objection Letters the Right Way - With Examples
    4. Clearing Up Old, Recurring Title Objections
    5. Issues for Sellers - Clean Commitment but Buyer Objects, Etc.
  2. Deeds: Avoiding Rejection and Other Challenges Down the Road
    10:30 - 11:45, Written by Bradley K. Richardson. Presented by Maria K. Brees in Greenville and Matthew E. Rupert in Columbia.
    1. Different Deeds, Different Protections - Choosing Wisely
    2. Legal Description Errors and Omissions - Recognizing and Rectifying
    3. Granting Clauses and Conveyance Language - Avoiding Errors
    4. Reservations and Exceptions - Potential Pitfalls
    5. Deed Rejection - Top Mistakes and How to Correct Them
    6. Deeds and Divorce - Quitclaim Deeds and More
  3. Boundary Difficulties and Title Conveyancing
    12:45 - 2:00, Written by Robert S. Ingram III. Presented by Robert S. Ingram III in Greenville, and Kevin T. Hardy and Matthew E. Rupert in Columbia.
    1. Boundary Disputes and Real Estate Title Challenges
    2. Boundary Title Policy Exceptions: Getting Them Deleted
    3. Encroachments: What to do When They are Detected
    4. Curing Ingress Headaches: Shared or Private Driveways
    5. Handling Vague Easements and Problematic Covenants
    6. Resolving Waterfront and Recreational Property Issues
    7. Creating Boundary Agreements and Other Essential Fixes
  4. Real Estate Contracts and Conveyancing: Handling Top Deal-Breakers
    2:00 - 3:15, Written by Kevin T. Hardy. Presented by Robert S. Ingram III in Greenville and Kevin T. Hardy in Columbia.
    1. Purchase Contract Requirements - Are They Being Met?
    2. Meeting Lender Requirements Before Closing
    3. Pre-Closing Inspections and Other Requirements
    4. Finalizing Due Diligence Within Contract Deadlines
    5. Covenants That Restrict Competing Uses
    6. Issues With Commercial Properties - Rents, Utilities, Tax Info, Etc.
  5. Ethical Dilemmas and Title Practice
    3:30 - 4:30, Written by Kevin T. Hardy. Presented by Robert S. Ingram III and Hayes Holliday in Greenville, and Kevin T. Hardy in Columbia.
    1. Conflicts of Interest
    2. Disclosure of Defects in Property
    3. Liability in Title Examinations
    4. Proper Communication to Clients
    5. Attorneys' Fees
January 25 - Greenville

MARIA K. BREES is an attorney with McGee Law Firm, LLC, in Charleston, South Carolina,where her practice focuses on all the resources necessary to grow and maintain a business from formation to continued support through business development, real estate transactions, and potential disputes. Ms. Brees is also active in the non-profit community. She is a member of the Business Liaison Committee of the Southeastern Chamber of Commerce providing a resource for both small, local businesses as well as regional industry to interact throughout the entire Southeast. Ms. Brees earned her B.A. degree from Furman University and her J.D. degree from the Charleston School of Law.

HAYES HOLLIDAY is an attorney with Holliday Law Firm. Mr. Holliday focuses his practice on real estate closings, from purchases to refinances and equity lines. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar Association, Greenville Bar Association, and the SC Bar Real Estate Practice Section. After graduating with a Business Degree from Clemson and a Law Degree from the University of South Carolina, Mr. Holliday began his legal career clerking for Circuit Court Judge Edward Miller. Upon completion of his clerkship, he accepted a position as an Assistant Solicitor (District Attorney) in South Carolina's 7th Judicial Circuit, where he prosecuted a wide range of cases from minor property offenses to serious felonies, including over 25 cases tried to a jury verdict. After 3 years of service, he returned to Greenville and began his real estate practice.

ROBERT S. INGRAM III is an attorney with Smith Moore Leatherwood, LLP where he focuses his law practice on commercial real estate and adoption law. He primarily represents developers, lenders and borrowers, and multi-family housing development owners, property management companies and owners associations. Mr. Ingram is also very passionate about South Carolina adoption law, and he and his family are involved in foster care, adoption and advocacy for the welfare of children. His legal experience in this area includes representing adoptive parents, advocating for the best interests of children and the constitutional rights of natural, foster and adoptive parents in contested adoption cases, and handling accreditation issues for licensed adoption agencies. Mr. Ingram is admitted to practice in South Carolina, North Carolina, and The United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar (Young Lawyers Division - Families First Committee). Mr. Ingram earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Charleston Southern University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

January 29 - Columbia

KEVIN T. HARDY is an attorney at Quinn & Hardy in Columbia, representing individuals and small businesses, focusing on the Midlands of South Carolina. He assists people with will preparation and estate planning to ensure their wishes are carried out upon their death. Mr. Hardy advises small business owners on the formation, purchase, and sale of businesses. He also represents buyers and sellers in real estate transactions and serves as a settlement agent and title insurance agent. Mr. Hardy has participated in the South Carolina Bar’s Ask-a-Lawyer program and the Young Lawyers Division’s Wills Clinics, where he volunteers his time preparing wills for law enforcement officers, fire fighters and EMTs. Mr. Hardy is a member of the American Bar Association, Richland County Bar Association and South Carolina Bar, including the Solo and Small Firm Section, Real Estate Practice Section and Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section. He earned his B.A. degree from The University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

MATTHEW E. RUPERT is a real estate supervising attorney with Scott & Corley, P.A., where he practices in real estate and title law. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar (Young Lawyers Division). Mr. Rupert is admitted to practice in South Carolina. He earned his B.S. degree from North Carolina State University, his M.S. degree from the University of Florida, and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

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