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

What Every Agent Needs to Know About 1031 Exchanges

Monday, September 25, 2017

Join Russell Marsan of IPX 1031 Exchange for this step-by-step approach to §1031 exchanges. As a result of taking this course, you will better understand the role of 1031 exchanges in today's market. Learn how to build your business by targeting clients who own investment property, and how you can use recent rule changes to attract investors.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: A light lunch will be provided.

Chicago Title Mercer Island Conference Room
7525 SE 24th St #425
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Instructor(s)
Russell Marsan
SVP, Westerin Regional Sales Manager, IPX 1031 Exchange

Contact(s)

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

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

Linda Harada
Linda.Harada@ctt.com
206-953-8252

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What Every Agent Needs to Know About 1031 Exchanges

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Join Russell Marsan of IPX 1031 Exchange for this step-by-step approach to §1031 exchanges. As a result of taking this course, you will better understand the role of 1031 exchanges in today's market. Learn how to build your business by targeting clients who own investment property, and how you can use recent rule changes to attract investors.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Light refreshments provided.

Gig Harbor Library
4424 Point Fosdick Drive NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Instructor(s)
Russell Marsan
SVP, Westerin Regional Sales Manager, IPX 1031 Exchange

Contact(s)

Amy Kalafatich
Amy.Kalafatich@ctt.com
253-225-8166

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Your House Is On My Lot

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

You tell your clients they need title insurance because it's good for them. But sometimes it's as tough a sell as trying to tell your kids to eat lima beans... As a result of this 4 clock hour course you'll be better able to explain why this is more than just a good idea. You'll hear stories of those who did, and some who did not have the protection of title insurance when home-sweet-home turned into the house of horrors. This is one class you can't miss!

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 4
Note: Cost includes instruction and a light lunch.

Keller Williams Realty
33434 8th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003

Instructor(s)
Richard Cays
Title Operations Manager, ret.

Contact(s)

Kelly Collins
kelly.collins@ctt.com
206-430-0534

Julie Sweeney
Julie.Sweeney@ctt.com
253-820-8146

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Common Misconceptions in Title Insurance

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Many classes teach you how to read a title report, but what constitutes a "covered item" in title insurance, and what does not? In this course, you'll gain a new understanding of your transactions as you consider the policy that will be issued from the perspective of the Title Officer, and how it impacts your buyers and sellers.

Time: 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Cost includes instruction and light refreshments.

RE/MAX Integrity
371 NE Gilman Blvd
Issaquah, WA 98027

Instructor(s)
Randy Rieman
Senior Title Officer

Contact(s)

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

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Comparing Title Policies: Do I Check the Box?

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Should you check the box on Form 22D or not? This course will answer all of your questions about the three types of Owner's Policies of Title Insurance and help you better explain the differences to your buyers.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 3
Note: Light lunch provided!

Gig Harbor Library
4424 Point Fosdick Drive NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Instructor(s)
Richard Cays
Title Operations Manager, ret.

Contact(s)

Amy Kalafatich
Amy.Kalafatich@ctt.com
253-225-8166

Directions
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