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Examples of Fraudulent Emails

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Here are a couple of examples of the types of email you may receive from criminals attempting to steal funds for a real estate transaction. Sometimes the email address looks correct, but the “reply-to,” which isn’t displayed in most email programs, can be masked or undisclosed, and can lead to  Continue Reading »

Title Insurance: 5 Questions for Buyers

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

By Charity Malmberg Via Real Estate Agent Magazine As a trusted real estate professional, part of your job is providing the whole scope of purchasing a home – including titles and title insurance. But it’s not always the easiest task, especially if you’re new to the real estate world and  Continue Reading »

Ellie Mae: Closing Times

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Housing inventory continues to slide across the U.S., increasing competition among first-time homebuyers. The average time to close varies significantly from the East to West Coast, according to the Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker. The average time for Millennials, those born from the 1980s to the mid-1950s, to close a loan sits at  Continue Reading »

Protect Your Money

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Protect Your Money from Wire Fraud Schemes (via

ALTA: Title Industry Second Quarter

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Title Industry Generates $3.7 Billion in Premiums During Q2 The title insurance industry generated $3.7 billion in title insurance premiums during the second quarter of 2017, according to ALTA’s 2017 Second-Quarter Market Share Analysis. This compared to $3.5 billion during the second quarter of 2016. The publicly traded underwriters captured 85.4 percent of the  Continue Reading »

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