Making the real estate industry more efficient

Regulation

  • 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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  • November 2015: Top 10 Tweets

    New home sales rise 10.7%, beat expectations Foreclosure inventories decrease by 51 basis points, @MBAMortgage Appraisal volume slips to 0.3%, @alamodeinc No urgency to lower mortgage insurance premiums right now, @DavidHStevens HUD to make nation’s public housing 100% smoke free Perception gap between homeowners and appraisers improve Investors finding creative ways to pinpoint potential flips, [...]

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  • September 2015: Top 10 Tweets

    Are they Friends or Foe?, Market lenders VS Mortgage firms #HMDA data is the benchmark on #Origination volume, @TheSamKhater Report: Real Estate Market in 2016 will favor sellers, @LendersOne Fannie Mae to drop rate to 4% eff. Sep 15th, lowest level ever The best day of the year to close a purchase, @RealtyTrac New program [...]

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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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  • June 2015: Top 10 Tweets

    Vital updates for mortgage policies and procedures #TRID .@RealtyTrac: Average down payment down to 3yr low Americans’ housing optimism gains more momentum amid income growth @Fanniemae Millennials are priced out of housing market in 13 metros: Bloomberg MBA: Combination of domestic & global factors drives rise in mortgage rates Urban Institute: Rental surge to drop [...]

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