Law of Title Insurance

Law of Title Insurance

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Widely cited in appellate and state supreme courts, this best-selling handbook offers clause-by-clause analysis of the standard title insurance policy (based on the American Land Title Association Model Policies), with detailed discussion of all significant new and leading cases as issues arise. Turn confidently to Burke's Law of Title Insurance for expert analysis on: Exceptions and exclusions -- Claim procedures -- Measure of damages -- State and federal regulation of insurers -- The ALTA short-form policies -- The authority of escrow agencies -- Unfair claims settlement acts -- Insurer's duty to defend -- Mortgage lender self-insurance -- Drug forfeiture of property and the innocent owner defense -- Title insurance sales by national banks -- Insurer's duty to search for information that would affect the insured's decision to proceed with a purchase. The book features an appendix of easy-to-adapt forms, as well as a handy comparison of owner's and lender's policies with corresponding provisions printed on facing pages.... the reasonable expectations for coverage by the insured.258 In some jurisdictions, suburban subdivisions are developed as special taxing districts, and the a€œtaxesa€ levied on homeowners function as would a homeownera#39;s association maintenance covenant. ... Conversely, when a recorded easement, excepted in Schedule B and disclosed by the insurer, is modified by a ... App. Ct., Apr. 28, 2010) (involving a restriction created by county ordinance but effective on the recordation of aanbsp;...

Title:Law of Title Insurance
Author:D. Barlow Burke
Publisher:Aspen Publishers Online - 2000-07-01


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