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Residential Real Estate Closings: Practice Essentials & an Overview of the New Rules CLE (ERP170215)
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When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06051
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Real Property Section

Seminar Code: ERP170215

CLE Credit
CT: 5.5 CLE Credits
NY: 6.5 CLE Credits (6.5 Professional Practice)

About the Program
This comprehensive seminar is designed to take its attendees from the opening to the closing of the file. Panelists will explore the intricacies of the closing process from pre-closing to post-closing matters. Information about the new TILA RESPA will be covered.
Speakers will explain and demonstrate the new loan estimate (f/k/a the “GFE”), the new closing disclosure (f/k/a “HUD-1 Settlement Statement”), and familiarize you with the new forms and vocabulary. Be ready for your first closing under the new TRID rules. Be on the forefront of the new forms and requirements!

You Will Learn

  • What to do when you first receive the file
  • How to work with lenders
  • How to understand title commitments and title insurance options
  • How to put together the traditional settlement statement as well as the upcoming closing disclosure forms
  • About ALTA's Best Practices
  • About the new loan estimate (f/k/a the “GFE”) and the new closing disclosure (f/k/a “HUD-1 Settlement Statement”)

Who Should Attend
Attorneys, paralegals, and anyone interested in learning about the process of conducting a residential real estate closing, from its inception through to successful completion.  In addition, anyone seeking instruction on the new federal rules will benefit from this program.

Lisa J. Lugauskas
, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Hartford

Edward M. Rosenblatt, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, East Hartford

Program Agenda
8:30 - 9:00
10:15 - 10:30
12:00 - 12:30
2:00 - 2:15

Cost: (Includes a light breakfast, lunch, and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank Street)
Member $175
          Non-member $225
          Student $75

Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

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.



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