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American Land Title Association (ALTA)

The American Land Title Association (ALTA) is the national trade association for the land title insurance industry. The American Land Title Association’s members include those who search, review and insure land titles. ALTA provides advocacy, training, resources and advocacy on the part of its members and the land title insurance industry.

ALTA jointly created the standard for land title surveys (along with ACSM): 2011 Minimum Standard Detail for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys.

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