801 - United States Land Titles

  • Course Number: C801
  • Course Title: United States Land Titles
  • Course Level: Intermediate
  • IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable

Building upon prior professional knowledge, this course provides participants with information regarding the analysis of abstracts to determine who must execute a conveyance. Participants will become familiar with terminology such as title estates, covenants, liens, encumbrances, and contracts; and will also understand the preparation of chains of title from public records.

  • Industry: An intermediate course that is required for the Oil & Gas Pipeline and Electric & Utilities Pathway in the RWP program. It can also be applied toward Transportation pathway in the RWP program.
  • Specialist: An elective for the R/W-NAC program.
  • Public records
  • Sources of title information
  • Who can hold/transfer title
  • Instruments and other means of transferring real estate interests
  • When title passes
  • Encumbrances
  • Title search - developing the chain of title
  • How to determine vesting from a chain of title
  • How to identify encumbrances and how to clear title
  • How to handle special situations - site inspection, discoveries, environmental impacts encroachments, divorce action, leasehold, interest and deaths
Course Tuition Includes
  • Participant Manual
  • Real Estate Dictionary
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