Title Insurance and Settlement Company Best Practices
Download the full document of ALTA's Best Practices.
The standard assessment procedures can be used by third parties to evaluate settlement services providers.
Assessment Preparation Workbook
Exclusive to ALTA members, the Assessment Preparation Workbook is a tool to help companies prepare for a Best Practice Assessment. After it's completed, the Workbook generates a report identifying any areas that need addressed. Click here to watch a tutorial on how to complete the Workbook.
The certification package can be used by title professionals to demonstrate to lenders that they have implemented Best Practices. The certification package includes a cover page, an agency letter, a Best Practices certificate and a declarations page.
Resources and Documents
Here you will find guidance material to aid implementation for each pillar of the Best Practices, including checklists, webinars and links to additional information.
Best Practices FAQs
These FAQs are designed to give you a better understanding of the Best Practices.
Get Started Today on the Best Practices Using Our Checklists
The checklists are a tool to help organize your efforts to meet the Best Practices.
Attend a Best Practice Presentation Near You
ALTA leadership, in conjunction with state land title associations, is hosting several presentations across the country.
Submit a Sample Policy for the Best Practices
ALTA asks members to submit sample policies, procedures and practices companies already have in place to help produce standard policies or guidelines for the industry.
ALTA created best practices to help members highlight policies and procedures the industry exercises to protect lenders and consumers, while ensuring a positive and compliant real estate settlement experience.