Welcome to the Chicago Title School of Real Estate

As King/Pierce County's premier title insurance company, our commitment to the needs of our Brokers extends well beyond providing title, escrow and customer service. For us, it's not merely a matter of doing our job; it's about adding value at every point along the way.

We view education as an important aspect to adding value.

The Chicago Title School of Real Estate classes have been developed and designed to answer current practical and everyday challenges encountered by Brokers. The school endeavors to make every player better and is ever on the lookout for ways to simplify, add value and raise the bar.

Each of our certified instructors is also a Chicago Title employee who works in an area of title, escrow or sales, giving them daily exposure to the most current laws and trends in the industry, and they are passionate about sharing that wisdom and experience with you.

Upcoming Classes

Escrow Scene Investigation

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

This course presents case studies involving transactions with both title and escrow issues. You'll work together with your fellow students and your instructor to unravel the clues and solve the mysteries.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Cost includes instruction and light refreshments.

The Cascade Team
355 NW Gilman Blvd
Issaquah, WA 98027

Instructor(s)
Rebecca Harper

Contact(s)

Claudia Ollestad
Claudia.Ollestad@ctt.com
206-947-4100

Directions
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Title & Escrow for the Investor

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Working with Investors can add additional responsibilities to the Brokers, Lenders and Title & Escrow teams. Learn what to look for, what to do and how to increase your effectiveness and referrals in this unique market.

Time: 9:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
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Crescent Realty
16119 Pacific Ave S
Spanaway, WA 98387

Instructor(s)
Lisa Schultz

Contact(s)

Lisa Schultz
lisa.schultz@ctt.com
253-241-6317

Denise Sokol
Denise.Sokol@ctt.com
253-208-9342

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Title, Escrow and the Commercial Transaction

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Learn the basics of a commercial transaction and discover how title and escrow can make or break a deal. As a result of taking this class you will better understand the elements of the commercial title report as well as the details of the escrow process which are unique to commercial closings.

Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Light lunch provided.

John L. Scott
901 Fairview Ave. N, #C120
Seattle, WA 98109

Instructor(s)
Dan Shin
Attorney

Contact(s)

Lauren Yost
lauren.yost@ctt.com
206-348-3971

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Forgery, Fraud or Flub?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Have you ever wondered, "If title insurance is based on public record, how can there ever be a valid title claim"? Here's your chance to get the inside scoop! As a result of taking this course you'll have a better understanding of what valid title claim is, and how they happen. The course title gives you a hint!

Time: 1:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Cost includes instruction and light refreshments.

John L Scott
7853 SE 27th St Suite 180
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Instructor(s)
Bruce Andrus

Contact(s)

Claudia Ollestad
Claudia.Ollestad@ctt.com
206-947-4100

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The Mixed Bag of Title and Escrow

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Title, Escrow, Lender and Real Estate Brokers work hand-in-hand to close transactions. As a result of attending "The Mixed Bag of Title and Escrow" you'll be able to better discern your role as it relates to the title and escrow partners involved and you'll be equipped to address issues before they become problems. At the conclusion of the class you'll be able to test your new skills by playing "Title Jeopardy."

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Cost includes instruction and light refreshments.

Agencyone
12507 NE Bel-Red Road
Bellevue, WA 98005
The building is located through the driveway (to the north) of The Forum Building; 12505 NE Bel-Red Rd.

Instructor(s)
Bruce Andrus

Contact(s)

Elizabeth Peterson
Elizabeth.Peterson@ctt.com
206-618-6786

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Title & Escrow for the Investor

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Working with Investors can add additional responsibilities to the Brokers, Lenders and Title & Escrow teams. Learn what to look for, what to do and how to increase your effectiveness and referrals in this unique market.

Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: refreshments provided

Fairway Independent Mortgage
5306 Pacific Hwy E.
Fife, WA 98424

Instructor(s)
Lisa Schultz

Contact(s)

Lisa Schultz
lisa.schultz@ctt.com
253-241-6317

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The Preliminary Commitment and How to Spot Red Flags

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

In this course we will take an in-depth look at the Preliminary Title Commitment. Understand the different types of Owner's Policies and what constitutes a "covered item" in title insurance. Learn how to identify "Red Flags" such as vesting/legal description discrepancies or a deceased seller. You, as the broker, will be armed with the knowledge to make every transaction as smooth and successful as possible.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Cost includes instruction and light refreshments.

The Cascade Team
355 NW Gilman Blvd
Issaquah, WA 98027

Instructor(s)
Rebecca Harper

Contact(s)

Claudia Ollestad
Claudia.Ollestad@ctt.com
206-947-4100

Directions
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Forgery, Fraud or Flub?

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Have you ever wondered, "If title insurance is based on public record, how can there ever be a valid title claim"? Here's your chance to get the inside scoop! As a result of taking this course you'll have a better understanding of what valid title claim is, and how they happen. The course title gives you a hint!

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Cost includes instruction and light refreshments.

The Cascade Team
355 NW Gilman Blvd
Issaquah, WA 98027

Instructor(s)
Daniel MacMillan

Contact(s)

Claudia Ollestad
Claudia.Ollestad@ctt.com
206-947-4100

Directions
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