Probate Administration of Homestead Property in Florida CE course approved in Florida

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This course discusses the complicated on often confusing topic of probate administration of homestead property in Florida. Included in the discussion are:

  • the determination of homestead property
  • intestate administration
  • testate administration
  • what to do if inheritance is disclaimed
  • and Creditors Rights

The course is presented by Victoria Behm, Florida Underwriting Counsel.

Lisa DelvecchioVictoria joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company in 2006 as Florida underwriting counsel. She spent over 20 years in the title insurance industry prior to attending law school at Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated cum laude. She spent the next seven years in private practice with a focus on contract law and real estate litigation while owning and operating her own title agency. She also taught real estate and paralegal courses at St. Petersburg College. As an underwriter, Victoria has lectured around the state of Florida on a variety of title-related topics. She is a member of the Florida Bar and the Florida Land Title Association.

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Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act CE course approved in Florida

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This course discusses

  • Changes in how FIRPTA is collected and remitted
  • Changes to Florida Realtor FLorida Bar contract
  • How changes effect title agencies
  • Terms associated with FIRPTA
  • Who is liable for FIRPTA Tax
  • When to Remit

 

The course is presented by

Lisa DelvecchioLisa Delvecchio, Esquire
Florida Underwriting Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
lisa.delvecchio@stewart.com
(813) 466-3844

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Ethics Course Approved in Florida

This course discusses business ethics in general giving examples of companies in the news who exemplify both good and poor ethical choices. More specifically it discusses ethical issues that title agents face on a regular basis. Including the ethical handling of a closing, the correction of documents, fiduciary responsibilities and document fraud.

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The course is presented by Lisa Delvecchio, Florida Underwriting Counsel.

Lisa DelvecchioLisa has recently joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company as Florida Underwriting Counsel.  Prior to coming to Stewart, Lisa was with a large national title company as Southeast United States General Counsel providing legal guidance to management, and the company’s team players and branches on a wide range of real estate and transactional matters.  She also oversaw the Florida Commercial Division and Operation Support Department.  Lisa was in private practice for 10 years and concentrated in civil litigation, including the defense of claims involving business and real estate matters prior to her previous employment.  She also practiced as title agent handling commercial and residential real estate transactions in the State of Florida.

Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management from the University of Central Florida.  Lisa is a cum laude graduate of the Stetson University School of Law.

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Florida Construction Lien Law CE course available in Florida

This course discusses the basics of Florida Construction Lien Law and the company’s underwriting guidelines. You will learn about:

  • Notice of Commencement
  • Notice of Termination
  • Claims of Lien
  • Tranwsfer of Liens to Bonds
  • Priority of Contract
  • General and Sub Contractors

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Presenter: Barry Scholnik

Vice President / Florida Underwriting Counsel

A title industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Barry serves as vice president, underwriting counsel. After earning his B.A. from Emory University and his J.D. from the University of Miami, he managed a title company in Palm Beach County and served as underwriting counsel for two national title insurance underwriters. Barry joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company in 1995 as state counsel for Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands before taking his current position.

Barry is admitted to the Florida Bar and belongs to the organization’s Title Insurance Committee and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section. He is a past president of the Florida Land Title Association (FLTA) and a former chairperson of the FLTA Insurers section. In 2011, he was honored by the FLTA with the annual Raymond O. Denham Memorial Award.

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Florida Power of Attorney Act with Barry Scholnik of Stewart Title

This course discusses all aspects of the use of a Power of Attorney in a real estate transaction. It includes the termination of a Power of Attorney, the authority of a Power of Attorney, statutory proctections and the recording of Powers of Attorney. It includes scenarios of the use of a Power of Attorney the acceptance of a 3rd party Power of Attorney.

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Vice President / Florida Underwriting Counsel

A title industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Barry serves as vice president, underwriting counsel. After earning his B.A. from Emory University and his J.D. from the University of Miami, he managed a title company in Palm Beach County and served as underwriting counsel for two national title insurance underwriters. Barry joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company in 1995 as state counsel for Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands before taking his current position.

Barry is admitted to the Florida Bar and belongs to the organization’s Title Insurance Committee and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section. He is a past president of the Florida Land Title Association (FLTA) and a former chairperson of the FLTA Insurers section. In 2011, he was honored by the FLTA with the annual Raymond O. Denham Memorial Award.

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Claims Avoidance with Barry Scholnik of Stewart Title

Barry Scholnik discusses various issues that typically cause claims.  He covers foreclosures, HELOCS, Homestead Law, Legal Descriptions, and various other issues that cause claims. Good for 1 continuing education credit.

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Vice President / Florida Underwriting Counsel

A title industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Barry serves as vice president, underwriting counsel. After earning his B.A. from Emory University and his J.D. from the University of Miami, he managed a title company in Palm Beach County and served as underwriting counsel for two national title insurance underwriters. Barry joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company in 1995 as state counsel for Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands before taking his current position.

Barry is admitted to the Florida Bar and belongs to the organization’s Title Insurance Committee and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section. He is a past president of the Florida Land Title Association (FLTA) and a former chairperson of the FLTA Insurers section. In 2011, he was honored by the FLTA with the annual Raymond O. Denham Memorial Award.

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Real Estate Paralegal job – The Bentley Channel Group, Inc – Fort Lauderdale, FL | Indeed.com

Fort Lauderdale Boutique Law Firm is seeking a Real Estate Paralegal with a minimum of 5+ years experience in both commercial and residential real estate transactions.

The qualified candidate must be able to independently handle residential transactions from the inception of contract through completion of policies and be capable in preparing files for closing, including lien searches, estoppels, review of surveys, environmental and appraisal reports, preparation and review of title commitments, clearing title exceptions, litigation/judgment searches, preparation of title insurance policies and endorsements and both RESPA and non-RESPA settlement statements, preparation of sellers documentation, loan documentation, preparation of closing Binders.

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Business Development Officer I job – Stewart Title Guaranty Company – Vero Beach, FL | Indeed.com

Sells company products or services in assigned area. Responsibilities include advising clients on the introduction and efficient use of products and services, maximizes profitability on products or services and acts as liaison between sales, other departments and customers on products, services and technology. Generally works with some latitude, consulting leadership on decision of substantial impact

via Business Development Officer I job – Stewart Title Guaranty Company – Vero Beach, FL | Indeed.com.

Post Closer/Title Assistant job – Westcor Land Title Insurance Company – Winter Park, FL | Indeed.com

National Underwriter is seeking a Customer Service technician in their Winter Park, Fl office who is the primary point of telephone contact for customers and vendors; is responsible for daily pipeline management and compiling data to generate monthly reports. The successful candidate is organized, detailed oriented, enjoys working with people by phone and has 2-3 years experience in the title insurance industry in a post closing or closing assistant role

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Title Closer, Title Processor and Title Branch Manager- Clearwater job – SetPoint Consultants, LLC – Clearwater, FL | Indeed.com

SetPoint Consultants is a national recruitment firm that specializes in the Title Insurance, Mortgage, Legal, Finance and Customer Service industries. We have a growing title company in the Clearwater area that is looking for a Title Processor, a Title Closer and a Branch Manager. Please submit your resume for immediate consideration. All qualified candidates will be contacted. This is a great opportunity to join a great group of people with a fantastic work environment.

via Title Closer, Title Processor and Title Branch Manager- Clearwater job – SetPoint Consultants, LLC – Clearwater, FL | Indeed.com.