ALTA Best Practices


The ALTA Best Practices website is a starting point for quick access to information to learn about and adopt “Best Practices” in your workplace.


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Approved Attorney Application

How do I become an Approved Attorney?

Download and Complete the Approved Attorney Application

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Email or fax the completed application along with a copy of the Declarations Page of your Professional Liability Insurance Policy to your local office.

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Legal Articles

A Wide Range of Legal Articles For Your Reference and Review.

1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges, Chicago Title CLE Seminars, Claims, Condominiums, Easements, Endorsements, Ethics, Federal Taxes, Fraud, Leases and Leasehold Interests, Legal Descriptions, Legislation, Mobile or Manufactured Homes, Ownership Interests, Policies, Railroads, Resources, Restrictions & Plats, Short Sales, Taxes/Assessments, Terrorism, Title 101, Trusts, and Water Rights.

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Forms

Find what you need quickly and easily with our array of forms. Some of the topics covered by our forms include:

Acknowledgments, Attorneys & Closings, Bankruptcy, Closing & Escrow, Commitments & Policy Forms, Construction & Mechanics’ Liens, Corporations & Limited Liability Companies, Decedents’ Estates, Deeds of Trust, Foreclosures & Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure, Marital, Mechanics’ Liens, Mobile or Manufactured Homes, Modification, Powers of Attorney, Recording & e-Recording, and much more...

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DocPrep Online

It’s an open door to closing documents!

DocPrep Online is an internet-based document preparation system that allows you to access, complete and submit NC Bar Preliminary and Final Title Opinion forms and a variety of Deed forms anytime, night or day, from your personal computer using either Microsoft ® Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader®.

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National Rate Calculator

The National Rate Calculator (NRC) is a web-based platform designed to help our customers and agents estimate title insurance premium charges for real estate transactions. All rate quotes are subject to the terms and conditions set forth on the generated quote.

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BLAWG

Check our Blawg, where you’ll find information on the latest trending real estate topics.

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Claims Notification Procedure

We realize that having a claim can be serious and unsettling. We will try to make your title claims administration process as open, well-communicated and expeditious as possible.

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Title Insurance Rates

North Carolina title insurance rates apply to any title insurance policy issued that insures property situated in North Carolina, regardless of where the title insurance policy is issued. Such filed rates are comprehensive and encompass all the premiums for title insurance that are currently authorized.


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OFAC Sanctions Search

This Sanctions List Search application is designed to facilitate the use of the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list and all other non-SDN lists, including the Foreign Sanctions Evaders List, the Non-SDN Iran Sanctions Act List, the Part 561 list, the Sectoral Sanctions Identifications List and the Non-SDN Palestinian Legislative Council List.


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LiensNC

LiensNC is an on-line application created specifically to help users file Appointments and Notices as well as search for filings - quickly and easily. By properly using the online system, you will be notifying the lien agent of your involvement in the project.
It’s that easy!


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