Patrick Stone: Full impact of RON yet to be realized

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Patrick Stone: Full impact of RON yet to be realized Remote online notarization (RON) has been embraced by many in the title space as a must-have tool to facilitate digital closings. But it may not be the immediate industry game-changer that some might think it is, according to WFG National Title I

ATTOM hires CFO

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

ATTOM hires CFO ATTOM hired a 20-year hi-tech financial veteran as its chief financial officer. Read on for more about the new CFO. Source: thetitlereport.com

SoftPro integrates with Stewart Access

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

SoftPro integrates with Stewart Access SoftPro recently released a new integration with Stewart Access to help generate approved Stewart closing protection letters and policy jackets. Read on for more about the integration.   Source: thetitlereport.com

Director of business development to lead Millennial Title office

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Director of business development to lead Millennial Title office Millennial Title recently opened an office in St. Petersburg, Fla., which marks its seventh location. It will be headed by the director of business development for Florida, an attorney and former title company owner. Read on for

Share of homes bought with all cash hits 30 percent

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Share of homes bought with all cash hits 30 percent Nearly a third of home purchases this year were paid for with all cash, according to a recent Redfin analysis. That’s the largest share since 2014. Read on for more. Source: thetitlereport.com

Could online mortgage lenders reduce discrimination against Black homebuyers?

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Could online mortgage lenders reduce discrimination against Black homebuyers? The housing market is red hot. The Federal Housing Finance Agency house-price index rose 12% last year due to low inventories and high demand. Redfin, the popular real estate website, reports that nearly 40% of homes in t

Are we back to a normal housing market?

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Are we back to a normal housing market? In the last few months in my articles for HousingWire, I have written that monthly supply has been rising and that this increasing supply was the most critical metric for the housing market, specifically the new home sales market. According to the rece

Biden administration prioritizes cybersecurity as fraud risks grow

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Biden administration prioritizes cybersecurity as fraud risks grow As the Biden administration recently spotlighted, cybersecurity remains a high-level concern for the privacy and security of Americans. In fact, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has experienced a record number of re

Why the US MLS system is the envy of other countries

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Why the US MLS system is the envy of other countries I have been following the discussion around the competitiveness, costs and consumer benefits of U.S. Multiple Listing Services (MLS) by those trying to disparage the system. As an Irish immigrant to the United States in 1996 who became a real est

Fannie & Freddie forbearances drop to 1.81%

Date: 26 Jul 2021 / Posted By: admin

Fannie & Freddie forbearances drop to 1.81% Another week, another drop in forbearance volume. Servicers’ forbearance portfolio volume fell two basis points to 3.48% from 3.50% last week, according to a survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association.  Approxi