Explaining the Owner's Affidavit
Tuesday June 14, 2022 - 10:00am EDT
CE Approved / CLE Pending Approval / VCTSA Approved
The Owner's Affidavit is a standard requirement in a commitment for title insurance. But have you ever wondered why particular paragraphs are included on this form? Has a client ever asked at the closing table, " Why do I have to sign this?" and you've struggled for a credible answer? Then this webinar is for you. Review the Owner's Affidavit, paragraph-by-paragraph, to understand why each paragraph is there and its relevance to title insurance.
Webinar Presented by: Kevin T. Pogoda, Esq.
Kevin T. Pogoda serves as First Vice President and Virginia State Manager for the Northern Division at Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. In his capacity as Virginia State Manager, Kevin regularly speaks as an instructor before various groups, including attorneys, real estate agents, title examiners and title settlement agents. Kevin is also a Past President of the Virginia Land Title Association and is the proud recipient of VLTA's Distinguished Service Award for 2017 and the 2021 VLTA Presidential Award for Service.
Day in the Life of an Underwriter, Part 2 (2022)
Tuesday July 12, 2022 - 10:00am EDT
CE Approved / CLE Pending Approval / VCTSA Pending Approval / VCTE Pending Approval
Earlier this spring, we reviewed a number of actual questions that were received the first week of January 2022. In this webinar, we will continue to explore questions and answers from the first few weeks of the year. The goal is to not only let you know what’s happening with other title insurance agents but to heighten your awareness to potential problems, and to help you avoid claims. Remember, you are always welcome to contact your Old Republic underwriters. Our job is to be your assistance, answer your questions, make your life easier, and get the transaction to close. See you at the webinar!
Webinar Presented by: Kay M. Creasman, Esq.
Kay M. Creasman, State Counsel and Vice President for Old Republic National Title Company, has been with Old Republic since March 2008, solving problems with practical solutions for title and settlement agents throughout Virginia. Since 1976, she has, at various times, maintained a private law practice in the Richmond area focusing on real estate, small business matters and wills; owned and operated a high-volume title insurance and non-attorney settlement agency; been employed by national underwriters as counsel in Virginia and West Virginia; and searched title in the record rooms.
Ms. Creasman is an active member and a past president (2003-2004) of the Virginia Land Title Association (VLTA). She was the 2010 recipient of the VLTA Distinguished Service Award. She currently (2022) serves on Legislative and Education Committees. She has been active as an Area Representative for the Real Property Section of the Virginia State Bar since 2010 serving as the Chair of the Real Property Board of Governors (2018-2019) and was recipient of the Traver Scholar Award in 2017. She is also active with the Virginia Bar Association’s Real Estate Section serving as coordinator of new legislative matters related to real estate.