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Please feel free to take these webinar courses as often as you like, but be aware that they will only count one time for CE credit through TDI and one time for CLE credit through the State Bar of Texas if CLE is available.

Unless otherwise noted, these courses are available for one hour of CE credit for two years, and one hour of CLE credit for one year effective from the date the courses were approved.

Please Note: CLE credit for attorneys is limited to attorneys who own or are employed by a title insurance agent or Stewart entity.

WARNING: When you e-mail our office the password given at the end of the podcast, you are certifying to us and to the Texas Department of Insurance that you have listened to the recorded webinar in its entirety.  If you have not listened to the complete podcast and the Texas Department of Insurance determines that you obtained the password from another source, you risk forfeiture of your escrow officer license.PLEASE send your certificate request ONCE to the e-mail listed in the presentation.
Sending your request multiple times and to multiple locations will delay the processing of your certificate.

Please Note: Once we receive your Certificate request, per TDI we have ten (10) Business days in which to send you the certificate.  Make a note to send your request at least ten (10) business days before needed!  Please and Thanks.

Next TIPS Online Course:

E-Closings Future or Now

By: Dawn Lewallen is scheduled for June 15, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. CST

The following 4 handouts are being provided for viewing prior to the webinar – we encourage you to print them prior to the presentation so that when they are referenced, you will be able to follow along.

Handout 1 = Basic eClose Definitions
Handout 2 = H.B. No. 1217
Handout 3 = Texas eClosing Guide
Handout 4 = From Hybrid to Full Closing (last revised 03/03/2017)

This Course has been approved for 1 hour of CE Credit for the TDI and 1 hour of CLE Credit for the State Bar.

Please call 1-800-619-3315 and enter pass code 4597908# for the audio portion of the training.  You will then be promoted to speak your name and include how many additional people are listening in your group if it’s more than just yourself calling in on the same line.  Please speak clearly in order to enable our office to process certificate requests more efficiently.  Next, log in to Webex by clicking on the above link and click on the Meeting Center tab in the upper left corner, then click on the meeting name to join.  In order for you to join the slides portion of the webinar, the password of password (in all lowercase letters) will be need to be entered.  You will be able to see the presentation from your desktop computer and hear the presenter through your phone connection.

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Current TIPS Online Course:

Review of Owner’s Policy

By: Bill Pratt (TDI CE Credit Expires 5/18/2019 and the State Bar CLE Credit Expires 4/30/2018)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Review of Owner’s Policy” in the subject line of your email.

Basic Manual Reorganization Update

By: Heidi Junge (TDI CE Credit Expires 4/20/2019 and the State Bar CLE Credit Expires 3/31/2018)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Basic Manual Reorganization Update” in the subject line of your email.

Asking Good Questions to Your Underwriter

By: John Rothermel (TDI CE Credit Expires 3/16/2019 and the State Bar CLE Credit Expires 2/28/2018)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Asking Your Underwriter Good Questions” in the subject line of your email.

Commercial Services

By: Matt Skalka and John Rothermel (TDI CE Credit Expires 2/16/2019 and the State Bar CLE Credit Expires 1/31/2018)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Commercial Services” in the subject line of your email.

Review of Commitment

By: Charles Craig (TDI CE Credit Expires 1/19/2019 and the State Bar CLE Credit Expires 12/31/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Review of Commitment” in the subject line of your email.

John’s Potpourri of Title Issues

By: John Rothermel (TDI CE Credit Expires 12/15/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires 11/30/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Potpourri” in the subject line of your email.

Litigation

By: Sean O’Callaghan (TDI CE Credit Expires 11/17/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires 10/31/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Litigation” in the subject line of your email.

Spooky Claims 2016

By: Victor Davis (TDI CE Credit Expires: 10/20/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires 09/30/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Spooky Claims 2016” in the subject line of your email so we can distinguish between multiple Spooky Claims webinars.

Taxes Part 2: Tax Titles

By: Bill Pratt (TDI CE Credit Expires: 09/15/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires 08/31/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Taxes Part 2: Tax Titles” in the subject line of your email.

Taxes Part 1: Ad Valorem Taxes

By: Charles Craig (TDI CE Credit Expires: 08/18/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires 07/31/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Taxes Part 1: Ad Valorem Taxes” in the subject line of your email.

Is it Ethical?

By: John Rothermel and Heidi Junge (TDI CE Credit Expires: 07/21/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 06/30/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Is it Ethical?” in the subject line of your email.

Love, Death & Everything In Between

By: Richard Black (TDI CE Credit Expires: 06/16/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 05/31/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Love, Death & Everything In Between” in the subject line of your email.

Claims Procedures

By: Charity Makela (TDI CE Credit Expires: 05/19/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 04/30/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Claims Procedures” in the subject line of your email.

Licensing and Solvency Update

By: Charles Craig (TDI CE Credit Expires: 04/21/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 03/31/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Licensing and Solvency Update” in the subject line of your email.

Endorsements - Old School vs New

By: John Rothermel and Heidi Junge (TDI CE Credit Expires: 03/17/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 02/28/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please ONLY put:  “Endorsements – Old School vs. New” in the subject line of your email.

How To Be A Title Detective

By: Bill Pratt (TDI CE Credit Expires: 02/18/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 01/31/2017)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Chronology of Texas Thrifts from Texas Saving & Loan and Savings Band Directory 2002 edition.

Please ONLY put:  “How To Be A Title Detective” in the subject line of your email.

Acknowledge the Knowledge

By: Richard Black (TDI CE Credit Expires: 01/21/2018 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 12/31/2016)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Chronology of Texas Thrifts from Texas Saving & Loan and Savings Band Directory 2002 edition.

Please ONLY put:  “How To Be A Title Detective” in the subject line of your email.

Basic Manual: Organization, Changes, Reorganization, Favorite & Little Known Rules

By: John Rothermel & Heidi Junge (TDI CE Credit Expires: 12/17/2017 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 11/30/2016)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please put:  “Basic Manual” in the subject line of your email.

Foreigners: Who They Are, What Forms & Documents Do We Need, Apostilles, Translations

By: Charles M. Craig (TDI CE Credit Expires: 11/19/2017 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 10/31/2016)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

IMPORTANT NOTE: DUE TO RECENT CHANGES IN THE LAW, PLEASE REFER TO STEWART BULLETIN SLS2013002 AS REVISED ON 1-27-2016 PERTAINING TO THE FIRPTA WITHHOLDING RATE CHANGES.

Please put: “Foreigners”  in the subject line of your email.

Spooky Claims 2015

By: Victor Davis (TDI CE Credit Expires: 10/15/2017 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 09/30/2016

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please put: “Spooky Claims 2015” in the subject line of your email.

CFPB Implementation

By: Dawn Lewallen (TDI CE Credit Expires: 08/20/2017 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 07/31/2016)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please put:  “Estate Code and Related Matters” in the subject line of your email.

Estates Code and Other Related Matters

By: Heidi Junge (TDI CE Credit Expires: 08/25/2017 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 07/31/2016)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please put:  “Estate Code and Related Matters” in the subject line of your email.

Legislative Update

By: John Rothermel (TDI CE Credit Expires: 07/16/2017 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 06/30/2016)

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please put:  “Legislative Update” in the subject line of your email.

Construction Issues

By: Heidi Junge (TDI CE Credit Expires: 06/18/2017 and State Bar CLE Credit Expires: 05/31/2016)

During the audio portion of the “Construction Issues “presentation, you will hear that there were a few slides that needed corrections.  The PowerPoint presentation posted contains the corrected material.

Due to technical issues with our recording service, our speaker was cut off during the Question/Answer portion of the presentation, however no content was lost.  You will be able to get the password and hear the instructions given by the host as to how to get credit at the end of the presentation.

NOTE:  Do not use Internet Explorer.  It does not support the podcast and will cut off before the necessary password is given. You must use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the entire webinar. To assure you’re using Firefox or Chrome, you must copy and paste the link into the appropriate browser.  Old links will default to Internet Explorer.

Please put: “Construction Issues” in the subject line of your email.