Congratulations to our new officers and board!

 NAILTA completed recent officer and board elections for the next term and is proud to announce that the following individuals will be serving in the respective positions:   Charles W. Proctor (PA) – President Anthony Affatati (NJ) – Vice President Robert B. Holman (OH) – Secretary Dallys Novarina (PA) – Treasurer Patrick J. Brennan (PA) – At-Large Trustee Annamarie Tucky (OH) –…

Indiana and Louisiana Title Agents Form State Organizations

Last month, independent title agents in Indiana and Louisiana gathered to organize their own state independent land title agent organizations with the help and support of NAILTA.  The Indiana Association of Independent Land Title Agents (IAILTA) and the Louisiana Association of Independent Land Title Agents (LAILTA) are now fully operational and seeking additional members. Congratulations to…

2011 OAITA’s Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award – Gerald K. Carlisle

Gerald K. Carlisle, Esq. of Gates Mills, Ohio and the founding principal of Ohio Title Corporation was awarded the 2011 OAITA Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award for his fifty-plus years of service to the title insurance community in Ohio and his tireless efforts to improve the quality of independent title agents and settlement professionals.  Mr. Carlisle…

NAILTA Opposes MERS in Oregon

After a defeat in the U.S. District Court in Oregon, MERS seeks to cleanse years of allegedly improper foreclosure practices in Oregon through amendment to SB 519.  NAILTA opposes this effort.  Click above for details. May 31, 2011   The Honorable Representative Jeff Barker Oregon House of Representatives Co-Chair, House Committee on the Judiciary 900 Court St.…

MA Supreme Court Decides UPL Case

The Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled in a closely-watched lawsuit regarding the role of real estate settlement professionals that attorneys must “substantially participate” in home closings.  Click above for more details. The Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) brought suit against National Real Estate Information Services (NREIS) in November 2006.  REBA alleged that “certain business activities of…