Applied For:  6.5 hours CLE
Approved For:   6 hours CE
  This year’s program will offer attendees insight on Tax Sales, Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR) contract, TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID), and Bankruptcy Issues. One session will give special consideration to Community Association law.  We will also include a report on 2015 legislation with a preview of 2016 legislation.  The last session of the day will address CPA lingo.
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8:00 –   8:30         Registration


8:30 – 9:30          Tax Sale Title Issues


Yost Robertson Nowak PLLC

This session is an overview of tax sales and resulting title issues,
including due process, redemptions, quieting title, and recent efforts to
modernize the delinquent tax process.


9:30 – 9:45           Break


9:45 – 10:45         TAR Contract


Ron Poe, Tri-State Title and Escrow, Inc.

This session is meant to familiarize affiliated members of the title
industry and legal profession with TAR?s efforts to provide standardized forms
to its members for use in residential and commercial transactions.


10:45 – 11:45     TRID    


    Andy Maloney, Nashville Title
Insurance Corp.

This six module program will provide you with background information on
the regulatory landscape, as well as the details you need to understand the
changes you’ll experience as a result of the CFPB’s “Know Before You Owe” Mortgages Rule issued on November 20, 2013. You’ll learn what needs to be done
and how your company should plan to do business after the October 3, 2015,


11:45 – 12:45     Lunch (provided)


12:45 –   1:45       Bankruptcy

Robert Scruggs,
Attorney at Law

This session will explain the various types of bankruptcy, the meanings of
the terms used in bankruptcy, how bankruptcies are filed and the qualifications
for the different types of bankruptcy, and issues that confront a real estate
practitioner that also involve bankruptcy.


1:45 –  2:45          Community
Association Law in a Nutshell


    Scott Weiss, Weiss & Weiss, Attorneys at Law

Construction of residential condominiums,
mixed-use condominiums and residential subdivisions is exploding in Tennessee
at an unprecedented rate.  This session
will provide a snapshot of the history of community associations in the United
States; their growth nationwide and throughout Tennessee; benefits of living in
a community association; and the State and Federal laws which control them.


 2:45  – 3:00         Break


3:00 – 3:30          Tennessee Legislative Report


Charles B. Welch, Jr., Farris Mathews Bobango Public Strategies, LLC; TLTA Legislative Counsel

Review legislation of interest to real
estate professionals enacted in 2015 and preview legislation to be considered
in 2016.


3:30 – 4:30         CPA
Lingo – Demystifying the Confusion for ALTA Best Practices

   Eugene R. McCullough, Esq, Pershing, Yoakley and Associates  

This one hour presentation will discuss the reasons for the widespread
confusion surrounding what is required under “Best Practices” compliance
guidelines. Confusion exists as to what the title agents are required to do and
as to what the lenders are requiring of title agent. We will discuss the level
of the current confusion, why it exists and explain what to pros and cons of
all the various AICPA engagement types that are available to insure appropriate