Surveys, Plats, Historical Records and Title Insurance

NBI, Inc.


Monday, April 24, 2017
1:24 p.m. - 1:24 p.m. CDT

Kansas City, MO, United States

CM | 6
L | 1.50

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Identify and Fix Discrepancies That Arise During Real Estate Transactions


Inaccurate descriptions, inconsistent and conflicting surveys, confusing historical records and unrecorded easements can pop up at any time during real estate transactions, are you prepared? In this intermediate-level course, you'll gain real-world insight from veteran surveyors and attorneys who have worked in the field, have hands-on experience and know what challenges you'll face. Filled with examples and sample documents, faculty will teach you how to review, analyze and interpret surveys, maps, records and descriptions in plain English. Gain the technical skills you need to catch errors and handle them before they spiral out of control - register today!


  • Gain insight from surveyors on how to reconstruct events from a century ago.
  • Dig deep into the ALTA/ACSM land title survey standards and compliance.
  • Learn how to prove/disprove non-recorded easements.
  • Find out what surveyors do to compensate/adjust missing markers and references that don't match.
  • Confidently cross-read the survey and title commitment.
  • Analyze perimeter, strip, area, township and range legal descriptions and learn to plat complex tracts of land in metes and bounds to avoid future disputes.
  • Identify challenges with zoning, restrictions and encroachments on a survey; how they affect the title; and what you can do to fix the problem.
  • Gain practical tips for addressing conditions, covenants and restrictions when drafting deeds.



Ronald Schroer

RONALD SCHROER is currently the survey manager in the Kansas City, Missouri office of CFS Engineers. He has been surveying since 1991 and is licensed in Missouri and Kansas. Mr. Schroer has worked in the public and private sector and completed topographic, construction, design, boundary, and ALTA surveys. He is ... Read More

Don Dagenais

DON F. DAGENAIS is a member of the Kansas City, Missouri law firm of Lathrop & Gage LLP, where he specializes in commercial real estate purchase, sale, mortgage, lease, development, management, and land use projects for commercial developers, builders, investors, condominium developers, banks, mortgage lenders, and property managers. With more than ... Read More

Joseph Borich

JOSEPH R. BORICH III is an attorney in Leawood, Kansas, where his main areas of practice are property law, real estate, eminent domain, health law (regulatory compliance, health care transactions), and business law (including corporation, partnerships and sole proprietorships). He has nationally presented numerous seminars for various bar associations, Cross ... Read More

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