Podcast: Flipping Houses with Mark Lynch & Pitbull Patti

What You’ll Learn In This Episode The dangers of illegal flipping What constitutes illegal flipping Whether you can legally buy a property without taking title How people cut corners when flipping What regulations did FHA enact for flipping The responsibility realtors have when selling investment property Advice on how best to make money in flipping Resources in This…

MLTA membership 50% off

Starting in May, MLTA membership is 50% off! Take advantage of MLTA’s member benefits for half the price. Memberships expire October 31 of each year. Sign up online MLTA members enjoy valuable benefits. From free online and take-home education to legislative updates, members are always “in the know”. Join MLTA today. FREE online continuing education…

HB 1093 Signing Ceremony

While working on proposed legislation to update Maryland’s notary laws and allow for remote notary, the MLTA’s Legislative Committee discovered a gap between the current e-recording practices in the Land Records and the lack of a clear statutory basis for e-recordings in Maryland.  Prior to the passage of HB1093 – the Maryland Uniform Real Property…

Stomachs Growl in Anticipation of Convention

The MLTA Convention Committee has gone all-out for this year’s Convention fare. If you’re not hungry for this year’s event, you will be! Registration opens in late June – stay tuned for more temptations. Breakfast – Sunrise Buffet Freshly Squeezed Orange and Cranberry Juices Seasonal Sliced Fresh Fruits and Berries Assorted Dry Cereals with 2%…

To Deposit the EMD or not Deposit…That is the Question: A Practical Answer

Recently, the Maryland Insurance Administration issued a Bulletin to all Maryland Title Insurance Producers in February of 2018 on Ernest Money Deposits held by settlement agents which produced more questions than answers. At least one underwriter issued a Bulletin to address the issue, but again offering little practical advice on this newly resurfacing topic. The…

Pre-Licensing Makeover

This month, MLTA released an RFP for Pre-Licensing educators, asking for submissions from Maryland title industry experts to create our new online title insurance pre-licensing course. We’ve been delighted to receive some great responses from our community, and we’re hoping to receive even more! Please consider submitting a proposal to help us re-create and re-imagine…

New Member Benefits…coming soon!

The MLTA Technology and Membership Committees have been hard at work developing and launching new member benefits. Check out what’s on the horizon for 2018! Local Education & Networking Events This year we’ll be heading out to your corner of the State! Stay up-to-date online at www.mdlta.org to find out when we’ll be coming to…

MLTA Title Counsel Committee Meeting – Announcement

Title Counsel Committee will NOT meet in June as originally scheduled due to the potential conflicts with the Maryland State Bar Association Convention. We encourage everyone to attend the MSBA Real Estate Section meeting on Friday, June 15th in Ocean City, as well as participating in the June 7th, 10:00 am webinar being presented by…

Eastern Shore Sip & Learn a Success!

Did you miss out on our special Eastern Shore Sip & Learn in Salisbury on May 8th? We had a blast at the Evolution Craft Brewery! Special thanks to Theresa Ramond of Stewart Title for offering a session on Cybersecurity, and to the CIMA Companies for sponsoring our event. Don’t miss out on the next…

“Tasty Trivia” in Baltimore

June 14, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 6 p.m. Duclaw Brewing Company 8901 Yellow Brick Road, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21237 FREE! Must register in advance. Register Online at www.mdlta.org/bch-road-show Or email MLTA@mdlta.com to register by email Trivia Trivia Masters: Eric Batz & Charlene Perry Topics: Title Scramble & Pop Culture Test your knowledge of all things…

MLTA Crab Feast SELLING OUT!

Time to buy tickets to the MLTA Crab Feast – we’re selling out! Only 25 tickets remaining! Each year we come together for food, fun, and friends. Don’t miss out on all the excitement this year with great music & all-you-can-eat crabs! June 6, 2018 | 4 – 8 pm REGISTER ONLINE | REGISTER PDF Great Location…