Making the real estate industry more efficient

Compliance

  • What To Consider When Outsourcing

    It is commonly known that business process outsourcing is an ideal tool to help manage back office processes. This is especially true for the process-intensive real estate industry. For lenders and title agents, outsourcing reduces and flattens operating costs, allows for rapid adjustments to market fluctuations and helps maintain competitiveness in changing market condition. In [...]

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  • July 2016: Top 10 Tweets

    Will mortgage industry benefit from an Uber-style technology disruptor? FHFA’s HPI Report: Home price appreciation down by 5.6% in May 3.41M borrowers refinance through HARP, @FHFA Reverse mortgages become increasingly popular Why millions of Americans do not use banks? Read more.. Mortgage apps for new home sales decline by 2% in June Inventory up 6.5% [...]

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  • June 2016: Top 10 Tweets

    .@MBAMortgage: MCI drop by 2.6% from last week Housing demand decrease by 5.3% in May: Redfin 30-year fixed mortgage rates decreases to lowest level Refi apps jump while mortgage rates drop Economic growth forecast remains unchanged, @FannieMae Is this right for the mortgage insurance industry? Purchase mortgages increased to 62% of all closed loans. Read [...]

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  • Title & Settlement Industry Divided On ALTA Best Practice
    Compliance

    Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP (HA&W), a Georgia-based tax, accounting, and business consulting firm conducted a survey on title and settlement professionals’ perceptions and perspectives about ALTA Best Practices compliance and where the companies stand in the process of becoming compliant. It also examined challenges companies face when becoming ALTA Best Practices compliant. Some key [...]

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  • Changes In The Notary Business: Part 1 – The Big Picture

    A guest post from Marc Aronson of the Pennsylvania Association of Notaries. Let us know what you think. What have notaries done since the beginning of notarial time? Identified their customer, Observed the customer’s Signature being affixed to a document (and thereby vouched that this really was the customer’s autograph), and As a clerk, provided the [...]

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