Clearing Title for Defects Due to Easements, Encroachments, and Survey/Boundary Disputes
Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing the Deal
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to identify and resolve title defects arising from property surveys, easements, and encroachments. The program will analyze the various issues that give rise to these common defects and best practices for curing these title defects to close the deal.
- Easements and encroachments
- Access to the premises
- Indefinite and unclear easements
- Significant encroachments
- Setback violation
- CC&Rs and equitable servitudes
- Survey/boundary disputes
- Conflicting surveys
- Apparent easements disclosed by survey
- Resolving issues with title insurance
The panel will review these and other challenging matters:
- What are the most common issues related to easements and encroachments on property?
- What are best practices for investigating and clearing the title?
- What are practical solutions to easements created in covenants, party wall agreements, driveway and road maintenance agreements, and other potential party problems?
Victoria C. (Vickie) Bresnahan
Meltzer Purtill & Stelle
Ms. Bresnahan concentrates her practice in commercial and residential real estate development, with an emphasis on... | Read More
Ms. Bresnahan concentrates her practice in commercial and residential real estate development, with an emphasis on condominium and complex residential planned unit developments. She is experienced in complicated title and survey matters, as well as leasing, and has represented local and national builders, developers, and lenders in connection with a variety of development and entitlement issues. Ms. Bresnahan is also a regular speaker and seminar instructor on a variety of topics, including homeowner associations, residential and commercial condominiums, title insurance, and surveys. Prior to joining the firm, she served as title attorney and metro title counsel for Ticor Title Insurance Co. (now part of the Fidelity Title Insurance family).Close
Commercial Division Manager Multi-State Services
Ms. Green has over 30 years of experience with Chicago Title and began her career with the company as a commercial... | Read More
Ms. Green has over 30 years of experience with Chicago Title and began her career with the company as a commercial title examiner. She now focuses on assisting customers close their complex commercial transactions, including large multi-site and multi-state transactions. Ms. Green is the past president of the Cleveland chapter of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) and the past chair for the real estate section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. She is a frequent speaker on title insurance and title examining.Close