Market Trends

The Industry Insider: What the PHH Case Means For You

In this post, I’ll provide a more detailed, but plain language review of the PHH Corp. v. CFPB case and what it means for your business. The long-awaited decision was finally issued in January, and its impact on the industry is significant.

The Industry Insider: TRID 2.0, PHH, and the Black Hole Ruling in Plain English

In the Qualia Industry Insider series, we’ll describe these important changes for you in plain English, so you and your team have all the information you need to be successful in the months ahead.

The Road Ahead

Qualia has raised a $33M Series B investment round, led by Menlo Ventures. With 5% of national real estate transactions flowing through the system already, Qualia will now be able to accelerate growth into additional markets across the United States.

Insider’s View: The CFPB in Uncharted Waters

As you’ve likely seen in the news, the CFPB has found itself in uncharted waters this year after Richard Cordray officially resigned as Director on Friday, November 24, 2017.

Bringing Ease to the Real Estate Closing Process with Qualia’s CEO Nate Baker

Qualia’s CEO Nate Baker shares how Qualia is finally providing transparency and understanding to what’s often the biggest transaction in someone’s life – their home.

2018: The Year of the Title Company

Title companies that focus on customer first experiences will quickly gain their unfair advantage and expand their market share.

Insider’s View: The CFPB’s Summer ‘Vacation’

Richard Horn, who led the final TRID rule while a Senior Counsel & Special Advisor in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Regulations, is one of the foremost experts on TRID and other consumer finance laws and regulations. He is currently in private practice at Richard Horn Legal,

First-Quarter Title Premiums See Highest Increase Since 2007

Premiums have Risen 10.4% Year-Over-Year Title insurance premiums have risen to $3.3 billion, which makes for a 10.4% year-over-year increase for title insurance premiums in the first quarter according to ALTA’s 2017 First-Quarter Market Share Analysis.

Reactions to Final TRID Rule Differ Among Software Leaders

The leading settlement software providers independently shared their varying views on new regulatory changes. Some expressed frustration and doubt about being able to meet regulatory needs while Qualia shared that it’s well positioned to easily adapt with no required work for its users. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

And That’s a Wrap: NS3 2017

Our team just got back from another great year at the National Settlement Services Summit (NS3). The conference, celebrating its 13th year, was held in San Antonio, TX. As always, there were insightful sessions on all of the settlement industry’s emerging trends. Here are the three topics that had everyone

4 Title Topics to Keep Your Eye on This Spring

Let’s take a look at the top 4 topics to stay informed on over the coming months.

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