T-Mobile hit by data breach, 2 million customers affected

Date: 24 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

T-Mobile hit by data breach, 2 million customers affected T-Mobile announced this week it has experienced a data breach that exposed the personal information of two million of its customers to hackers. In a note to customers, the company said that the information exposed did not include personal fi

California approves first “insurtech” title company

Date: 24 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

California approves first “insurtech” title company California recently approved what is being described as the first insurtech title company licensed and based in the state. Read on for more details about the new company. Source: thetitlereport.com

Georgia startup launches document-retrieval service

Date: 24 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Georgia startup launches document-retrieval service An Athens, Ga.-based company has introduced a service designed to eliminate the need for title companies and other real estate professionals to go to courthouses to retrieve offline documents. Read on for more details about the retrieval service.

Qualia integrates NATIC

Date: 24 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Qualia integrates NATIC North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC) has fully integrated with Qualia’s title, escrow and closing software platform and named Qualia to the company’s AgentMarketplace program. Read on for more details about the integration. Source: thetitlereport.com

Title Alliance appoints HR director

Date: 24 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Title Alliance appoints HR director Title Alliance, Ltd. has appointed a director of human resources. Read on for more details. Source: thetitlereport.com

Ellie: Closing rate held steady in July

Date: 24 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Ellie: Closing rate held steady in July The closing percentages of purchase loans in June and July are the highest since Ellie Mae began tracking the data in 2011. Read on for more details from Ellie Mae’s latest report. Source: thetitlereport.com

Q&A: AAG's Reza Jahangiri doubles down on the home equity market

Date: 24 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Q&A: AAG's Reza Jahangiri doubles down on the home equity market Holding tight to a quarter of market share, American Advisors Group is a goliath in the reverse mortgage space. In June, the lender announced it was leaving behind its single-product focus and rebranding as a holistic provide

SEC shuts down Equitybuild, claims company is $135 million real estate Ponzi scheme

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

SEC shuts down Equitybuild, claims company is 5 million real estate Ponzi scheme Equitybuild, a real estate investment company that promised returns of 15% to 20% on Chicago real estate, was actually a $135 million Ponzi scheme where early investors were getting paid back with new investors’ mone

Ex-FHFA employee files lawsuit against agency for $1 million

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Ex-FHFA employee files lawsuit against agency for million Monday, the ex-employee of the FHFA who claimed she was sexually harassed by FHFA Director Mel Watt filed a lawsuit against the agency for $1 million. In the lawsuit, ex-FHFA employee Simone Grimes claims the agency paid her less than the m

WNC closes $150M fund for affordable housing

Date: 23 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

WNC closes 0M fund for affordable housing WNC, an affordable housing development, investment and management company, just closed a $150 million fund for affordable housing. The fund enjoys backing from five repeat investors and was able to garner one new investor to add to its war chest. Source: h