California Real Estate Escrow and Title provides a comprehensive study of escrow and title insurance principles, from early America's escrow practices to transferring title in today's high-tech environment. This book promises to be a valuable resource for both the novice and the experienced real estate professional and will help satisfy an elective requirement for both salesperson and broker prelicensing candidates. Including an advanced study of escrow and title procedures, this book offers a wealth of information. Other topics include the different escrow practices in both northern and southern California and a discussion of the California Civil Code, as well as federal laws. The book also includes information on the latest forces in the regulatory environment, and follows the entire escrow process from preliminary discussions all the way through closing. Instructor Resources include chapter outlines, PowerPoint presentations, quizzes, exams, and more.
Table of Contents
Introduction Chapter 1: Property Rights Chapter 2: Transfer of Interests Chapter 3: Elements Of Escrow Chapter 4: Title Insurance Basics Chapter 5: Title Policies Chapter 6: Contracts Chapter 7: Real Estate Practice Chapter 8: Opening Escrow Chapter 9: The Escrow Instructions Chapter 10: Northern and Southern California Regional Variations and Practices Chapter 11: Pre-Closing Chapter 12: Escrow Accounting Chapter 13: Lending and the Escrow Process Chapter 14: Protecting the Consumer Chapter 15: Apartment Buildings, Commercial Property, And Exchanges Chapter 16: Specialty Escrow Transactions Chapter 17: Advanced Title Insurance Underwriting Chapter 18: Default, Foreclosure, and the Title Insurer Quiz Answer Key Appendix 1: California Laws Appendix 2: How to Read a Preliminary Title Report Glossary Index