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 Real Estate Practice Essentials
Designed by Teri Stomski and Dave Whitener

Friday, July 18

Bar Conference Center
1501 Park St., Columbia

Early Bird–$195


This program qualifies for 6.75 MCLE credit hours

8:00 a.m.        Registration

8:30 a.m.        Welcome and “The Closing Cycle”
                         Teri K. Stomski
                         First American Title Insurance Company, Columbia

8:45 a.m.        Sample Closing–Role Play
                          Lisa M. Hostetler
                          LawyerLisa, LLC, Columbia

                         Prof. Stephen A. Spitz
                         Charleston School of Law, Charleston

                         Teri K. Stomski
                         First American Title Insurance Company, Columbia

10:45 a.m.     Break

11:00 a.m.     Title Insurance
                         Lisa M. Hostetler
                         • Title Commitment
                              * Examination of a title search to find potential defects
                                      -  How to take what is found and not found in title examinations & incorporate the commitment       
                              * How-to basics on drafting Title Commitments and Policies
                                      -  Compliance with lender closing instructions
                                      -  Compliance with title underwriter requirements
                                      -  Protecting “Client” vs. “Proposed Insured”
                              * Discussion of common title defects/encumbrances and how to address them in the Commitment
12:00 p.m.     Networking Lunch

1:00 p.m.       Post-Closing
                        Lisa M. Hostetler
                          • Clearance of title commitment requirements
                          • Mortgage satisfactions and ledger balances
                          • Final Title Policies and remittances
                          • Original recorded docs to appropriate parties

2:00 p.m.       New CFPB Integrated Disclosures
                        Teri K. Stomski
                           • Overview of “current” forms
                           • Discussion of Final Rule “major changes”
                           • Step-by-Step discussion of the new Loan Estimate
                           • Step-by-Step discussion of the new Closing Disclosure
3:30 p.m.      Break

3:45 p.m.      Commercial Real Estate
                       D. Sean Faulkner
                       Nelson Mullens Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Greenville
                          • Impact of the property’s “use” (anticipated or actual) on the way the transaction is handled
                          • Due Diligence/Inspection Periods
                          • Commercial Transaction pitfalls
4:45 p.m.      Adjourn

The “Essentials Series” is comprised of 11 full day courses that will cover major South Carolina practice areas, as well as law office technology. Each course is lead by experienced South Carolina practitioners whose goal is to provide you with practical advice on how to handle cases in designated areas. The courses are process oriented, not substantive law oriented, they are specifically designed to provide you with step-by-step guidance and the opportunity to interact with the faculty.

In order to promote maximum interactivity, the courses will be offered only at the S.C. Bar Conference Center in Columbia. Each course will include detailed materials, with heavy emphasis on forms and checklists. Many courses will offer discounts on S.C. Bar books and software related to the practice area.
Each course is limited to a maximum of 100 attendees. Register early to secure a spot for a particular course or courses!
If you have any questions about the series or questions about any of the individual courses, please contact S.C. Bar—CLE Director Terry Burnett at tburnett@scbar.org or 803-576-3780.

All registrations must be pre-paid.  All registrations must include a credit card number
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds, less $25 administrative processing fee, will be made for cancellations received in writing to CLE Registrar at registrar@scbar.org by 5 p.m., one week prior to the seminar. Cancellations will not be accepted within one week of seminar date. One-time transfers to seminars of like value will be accepted for a $25 administrative fee in lieu of cancellations within one week of seminar. Designated substitutes may take the place of registrants unable to attend.

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