Residential Real Estate Closings CLE (ERP190219)

February 19, 2019

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

CBA Law Center

30 Bank St New Britain, Connecticut United States

Presented by the Real Property Section

About the Program

This comprehensive seminar is designed to take its attendees from the opening of a real estate file through, and including post-closing matters. Panelists will explore the intricacies of the closing process. Covered matters include: ordering title; the title search and title commitment; legal descriptions and surveys; the Closing Protection Letter; the attorney/client relationship from the commencement of representation; co-tenancies; probate matters; family and bankruptcy issues impacting real estate; an explanation of the title insurance policy including endorsements; and new nationwide trends such as remote notarizations, predictable recording fees, and cyber security issues.

You Will Learn

  • What do to when you first receive the file
  • How to work with lenders
  • Issues surrounding Purchase and Sales Agreements
  • How to understand title commitments, CPLs, and title insurance options
  • About types of estates such as joint tenancy, tenancy in common, life estates, and leasehold estates
  • About required closing forms, such as: Smoke Detector Affidavit, Property Disclosure form, Owner’s Affidavit, 1099 Certification, and FIRPTA Affidavit
  • About the growth, sale, and distribution of marijuana on real property in Connecticut
  • About Solar panels
  • Probate issues impacting real estate
  • Family matters and bankruptcy issues impacting real estate
  • IOLTA Account requirements
  • Title insurance policies including endorsements
  • Cyber security issues
  • New nationwide trends


(Includes a light breakfast, lunch, electronic materials*, and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank St)
Member $199
Non-member $398
Student Member $25


Frank P.Cammarano Lugauskas_Lisa Joshua Luksberg Joette Trinh
Frank Cammarano
Rocky Hill
Lisa J. Lugauskas
Fidelity National Title Group
East Hartford 
Joshua A. Luksberg
First American Title Insurance Company
Joette L. Trinh
Keily Mira Law
West Hartford 

CLE Credit

CT: 5.5 CLE Credits (General)
NY: 6.5 CLE Credits (AOP)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be provided unless purchased separately. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.

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