April 23, 2018

Real Estate Essentials: The Ins and Outs of Titles

Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Date: May 11, 2018

Tennessee Bar Center, 2nd Floor, 221 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN

Presented by Tennessee Bar Association

Learn how to avoid pitfalls as we look at all the players in a real estate transaction and review the ins and outs of real estate titles and contracts. Key players include heirs, upstream and downstream water users, taxing authorities, easement holders and due diligence parties. Our session on titles will cover definitions, conducting a title search, establishing a chain of title and other factors such as drug seizure laws, mortgage foreclosures, taxes and probate. You will learn about the common terms to be used in contracts to cover payment, closing costs, inspections, defaults, remedies and counteroffers.

Registration: 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Schedule: 1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.


  • Mary Balthrop, Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, PLC, Nashville, TN - "Title Due Diligence - What to Look For"
  • Joseph Kirkland Jr., CloseTrak, Memphis, TN - "Terms, Terms, Terms"
  • J. David Wicker Jr., Stites & Harbison, PLLC, Nashville, TN - "All the Players"

You may park in the Commerce Street Garage (corner of 3rd Avenue/Commerce St.). Parking tickets will be validated, so please make sure to bring your ticket!

Click here for more information and to register.

Related Capabilities
Real Estate Development & Finance Real Estate General Practice