ALTA developed an extensive Homebuyer Outreach Program to bolster member company efforts to educate homebuyers on the benefits of title insurance. Members have exclusive access to more than 60 tools to educate homebuyers, Realtors, builders and lenders about the benefits of owner’s title insurance.
The new On-Demand ALTA HOP Print shop is an exclusive Members Only Benefit that allows members to customize ALTA Homebuyer Outreach Program Ads and then print and ship at a discounted rate or download the customized ad for free. You can customize Rack Cards, Print Advertisements, and Posters.
The closing process will significantly change when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's fine rule for integrated mortgage disclosures goes into effect. The rule integrates forms required under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act (RESPA). A Loan Estimate will replace the current Good Faith Estimate and early TIL disclosure, while a Closing Disclosure will replace the HUD-1 and final TIL disclosure.
ALTA created the “Title Insurance and Settlement Company Best Practices” to help members highlight policies and procedures the industry exercises to protect lenders and consumers.
The Elite Provider Program is comprised of premier service providers that are committed to offering comprehensive benefits to the title insurance and settlement services industry. Elite Providers promote the highest industry standards and provide effective solutions for ALTA members' critical needs.
The Elite Provider Program is comprised of premier service providers that offer comprehensive products and services at discounted prices to help title insurance and settlement services companies implement ALTA’s Best Practices.
The online directory can help you tap into potential partners outside of your coverage area to get deals closed.
The ALTA Principles of Fair Conduct represent the association's commitment to promote behavior within the title industry that serves the needs and interests of consumers. The Principles describe ALTA's expectation of its Members to adhere to the highest standards of ethical behavior and the laws and regulations governing the business of title insurance.
ALTA is committed to helping its members protect their business and clients from cyber attacks. Use these resources and information to understand what you should be doing to help safeguard your system.
ALTA members get access to the U.S. Treasury Blocked Persons List.
ALTA is responsible for the forms upon which nearly all title insurance is written in the United States. Access to the forms comes with an ALTA membership.
ALTA is taking the lead on the Title Industry's Role in Detecting Mortgage Fraud. Use these resources and information to help prevent Mortgage Fraud in your office and protect your business.
The Title Insurance Regulatory Survey is the most comprehensive collection of regulatory information and practices of the title industry available. ALTA, in cooperation with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, has assembled all the pertinent information on how the title business is conducted in each state and the District of Columbia—and has delivered it to your desk.
ALTA's Research Department conducts a variety of surveys each year, some in conjunction with outside companies.
ALTA staff and committee members participate in standards development efforts for the real estate and mortgage finance industries, attending meetings throughout the year in cooperation with other industry professionals. Committee members are also working to bring you better sources of information for IT purchasing and education.
Lists of Title Insurance Industry Companies that have merged or been acquired.
The information provided here is intended to provide high-level guidance to title professionals about the products and services available to them and links to ALTA Members which may be of assistance.