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3011, 2017

The Importance of Educating Consumers About the Threat of Wire Fraud

November 30th, 2017|News|

Buying and selling a home is an exciting time, but there can be pitfalls for unsuspecting consumers. The American Land Title Association wants homeowners and sellers to be aware that criminals are using wire fraud schemes to steal money meant [...]

1411, 2017

The ALTA Short Form Residential Loan Policy

November 14th, 2017|News|

“Is SHORTer Better?” In my years in the title insurance industry, a general misunderstanding of the ALTA Short Form Residential Loan Policy has been fairly consistent among lenders and processors.  I thought it might be helpful to share some information [...]

311, 2017

Know Your Traditional and E-closing Options

November 3rd, 2017|News|

There’s been a lot of buzz about online notaries and digital closings over the past year. While many states will start to consider online notary legislation, the fact remains there are four main ways closings can occur. Here’s a summary [...]

2210, 2017

The Cost of Title Insurance is Worth the Investment

October 22nd, 2017|News|

Whenever there’s an article in the news about title insurance, all too frequently there is criticism about the cost.  This perception occurs because there are fewer claims with title insurance compared to other forms of insurance.  The higher percentage of [...]

810, 2017

OWNER’S POLICY of TITLE INSURANCE — OPTION OR NECESSITY?

October 8th, 2017|News|

Title insurance companies have protected the American dream of homeownership for more than a century and the behind-the-scenes work of title insurance agents ensures the quick and secure transfer of land, giving consumers and lenders confidence in their investment. On [...]

2709, 2017

For Peace of Mind, Owner’s Title Insurance is the Answer

September 27th, 2017|News|

Today more than ever, consumers are reminded that in order to have peace of mind, they should purchase an owner’s title insurance policy whenever they buy a home. This is especially true when buying a property that has been foreclosed. [...]