The New 2021 ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards: What Real Estate Counsel Need to Know
Survey Exceptions and Endorsements in Title Insurance Policies
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will explain the 2021 ALTA/NSPS Standards and identify the recent, significant modifications. The panel will also discuss how title insurers typically address various survey matters in title policies and the utility of survey endorsements.
- 2021 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
- Changes from Prior Standards
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What does a land survey accomplish, and when should it be conducted?
- What documentation is to be provided to the surveyor under the new Standards, and what is the surveyor's responsibility if those documents are not forthcoming?
- How do the new Standards address rights of way and easements?
Gary R. Kent, P.S.
Meridian Land Consulting
Mr. Kent is a past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. He has a BS... | Read More
Mr. Kent is a past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. He has a BS degree in Land Surveying from Purdue University and is registered to practice surveying in Indiana and Michigan. He has been chair of the joint ALTA/NSPS committee responsible for the ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey standards since 1995. Schneider Geomatics is a consulting firm based in Indianapolis providing surveying, consulting engineering, and utility permitting/licensing services for railroad crossings.Close
Mary A. Slade
VP, National Underwriting Counsel
Ms. Slade is the 2018-2019 Real Estate Committee Chair and 2017-2018 Chair of the Indiana State Bar Association's... | Read More
Ms. Slade is the 2018-2019 Real Estate Committee Chair and 2017-2018 Chair of the Indiana State Bar Association's Probate Trust and Real Property Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. She has served as co-editor of that Sections newsletter as well as a co-editor of the Indiana Land Title Association Handbook. Her real estate career has also included private practice as a real estate transaction and litigation attorney and as regional underwriting and claims counsel and state underwriting counsel for two other national title underwriters for 16 states and the District of Columbia.Close