Education

A Closing Agent’s Guide to the 1099-S Member Discount

A Closing Agent’s Guide to the 1099-S

Description: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has adopted a variety of forms to assist in its enforcement of the United States Tax Code.  Among them is Form 1099-S, Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions, used to report the sale or exchange of real estate.  The responsibility for...

Basics of Florida’s Tax Deed Procedures Member Discount

Basics of Florida’s Tax Deed Procedures

Description: This one-hour webinar will focus on the basics of how tax certificates and tax deeds are issued in the State of Florida.  Attention will be paid as to how tax certificates and deeds are issued, sold, and redeemed.Accreditation: This seminar has been approved for 1...

Episode III: Revenge of the Boards – Association Liens & Beyond Member Discount

Episode III: Revenge of the Boards – Association Liens & Beyond

Description: In the final chapter of The Fund’s lien trilogy, we explore liens resulting from the breaking of rules.  This program addresses liens arising from various forms of ownership of real property, including homeowners’ and condominium associations and timeshares.  There is an examination...

Homestead 2.0 Member Discount

Homestead 2.0

Description: Building on There’s No Place Like Homestead, this new, one-hour intermediate-level webinar will recap some of the foundations of Florida homestead law before delving into some of its thornier history and implications. The course will discuss the Aronson decisions...

How to Address Sovereignty Lands Issues in Florida Member Discount

How to Address Sovereignty Lands Issues in Florida

Description: Minnesota boasts on its license plate that it is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, but that is nothing for Florida. Florida has over 30,000 lakes, one ocean, one gulf, numerous streams, rivers, ponds, and swamps. Florida is more wet than dry. With all of this water how is one to determine if the...

Lien On Me, But Not Forever Member Discount

Lien On Me, But Not Forever

Description:  A focus on the perfection, duration and extension of some of the most common types of liens: judgment, federal tax and municipal and code violation. This presentation emphasizes analyzing liens for purposes of determining insurability of title. Discussion includes analysis of the method for...

Oh, What a Tangled Web it Makes When There is a Trust or Probate Member Discount

Oh, What a Tangled Web it Makes When There is a Trust or Probate

Description: This program will help you untangle the web of common trust and probate issues and assist you in finding a clear path to closing the transaction. Examples will be used to navigate the tangled webs of trust agreements and probate estates helping to pinpoint the critical elements to satisfy common B-1...

Private Lending & Seller Finance After Dodd Frank Member Discount

Private Lending & Seller Finance After Dodd Frank

Description: This one-hour presentation examines the impact of Dodd Frank’s Loan Originator Rule on private lending and seller financing. It includes an examination of the seller financing exclusions from the rule and thoughts on how small lenders may (or may not) be able to comply.

Probate in the Chain of Title Member Discount

Probate in the Chain of Title

Description: The death of an owner of real property presents unique challenges to title examination because of the creation of estate tax liens, the unknown identity of successors in interest, and the affect claims against a decedent’s estate may have on the title to real property. This program...

Residential Real Estate Contracts for Sale & Purchase Member Discount

Residential Real Estate Contracts for Sale & Purchase

Description: At the heart of every real estate transaction stands the contract for sale and purchase. But what do its provisions really mean? Is the contract even valid?This webinar gives you the tools to answer these questions through an examination and review of the important principles of Florida real...

TEST: Fund Shop & Live Webinars Member Discount

TEST: Fund Shop & Live Webinars

Date and Time: Friday, April 9 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) Description: This course will acquaint practitioners with the concepts surrounding the separation of subsurface rights from the fee simple absolute ownership of real estate. Participants will be schooled in the common law and...

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of PACE Financing Member Discount

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of PACE Financing

Description: Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is an unusual form of financing affecting the marketable title of Florida real property.  Unlike traditional third-party loans which create liens subordinate to real property taxes and third-party interests of higher priority, PACE loans create a lien on...

Title Examination Fundamentals 101 Member Discount

Title Examination Fundamentals 101

Description: This basic seminar is one of the Legal Education Department’s Transactional Foundations series of seminars. It is geared for the novice title examiner who has had little-to-no formal training in the mechanics and principles of title examination. Also, it may be useful for those...