Industry Insiders Prepare You for the 2019 Economic and Regulatory Updates You Need to Know

With 2019 fast approaching, it’s important to understand the biggest economic and regulatory changes that may have an effect on your business.
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Commercial vs. Residential Transactions – So What’s the Difference?

As real estate professionals, we tend to be familiar with a single market area. A licensed real estate agent may be more comfortable helping buyers and sellers directly within a transaction, while a loan officer may understand the ins and outs of home loans. Title and escrow agents likely know specifics about the closing itself, from recorded documents and title insurance to taxes and escrow ...
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Insights from FLTA 2018 on ALTA's Plans to Move the Title Industry Forward from Steve Day

At the 2018 Florida Land Title Association Annual Convention, we had the honor of sponsoring the 2017-2018 ATLA President Steve Day’s session about ALTA’s strategic plans and priorities to move our industry forward. If you weren’t there to see his presentation live, we recapped his insights below:
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New York’s Regulation 208: From Enactment to Annulment

In December 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) enacted Regulation 208, a bill which limited the marketing spend and client expenses of title insurance companies. Although the regulation was ultimately reversed this past July, many have been left questioning the current state of the industry and wondering what the future may hold for further regulation. Not up to speed ...
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How Real Estate Agents Can Use Tech Tools to Stay Organized

In recent years, perhaps no industry has seen as much sudden change caused by technology as real estate. Veteran real estate agents tell stories of keeping prospect information on 3x5 inch cards that they kept in small metal file boxes. Schedules were maintained in large calendar books or day-planners, filled with scrawled notations and Post-It notes. These days, such practices are practically ...
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