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  • Fidelity publishes sustainability report July 6, 2020
    Fidelity National Financial recently published a sustainability report that highlights the company’s policies, strategies, initiatives, and performance. Read on for more details from the report.
  • AmTrust announces partnership with ProDeal July 6, 2020
    AmTrust Title Insurance Co. has entered a multi-year partnership with the deal management platform ProDeal, the company announced. Read on for more details.
  • Agents National names Florida service manager July 6, 2020
    Agents National Title Insurance Co. has named a Florida agency service manager. Read on for more details.        
  • IDS enhances its eClose platform July 6, 2020
    International Document Services, Inc. has updated and expanded several features within its eClose platform Solitude Solution. Read on for more details.
  • CATIC appoints sales manager July 6, 2020
    CATIC has hired a vice president, sales manager Florida. Read on for more details.

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  • 40% Increase in RON Usage, Qualia Finds June 24, 2020
    In a study examining the effects of COVID-19 on real estate businesses, Qualia found nearly a 40 percent surge in remote online notarization (RON) usage from April to May. Survey Qualia survey included 335 responses from real estate professionals. Additionally, those surveyed identified a positive outlook for real estate as...
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  • #GoodDeeds: Check Out These Acts of Kindness June 16, 2020
    Wisconsin-based Town n’ Country Title (TNCT) recently donated $2,500 to Firefighters Credit Union, which in turn pledged to match dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000 to the local Hunger Task Force of La Crosse. In total, $184,000 was raised through the campaign. Pictured is (left to right) Jennifer Luedtke (TNCT HR manager),...
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  • #GoodDeeds: Proper Giving June 9, 2020
    Throughout the year, Illinois-based Proper Title donates a percentage from each closing (purchase and refinance) to its charitable arm Proper Giving foundation. Jayne Corcoran, marketing director for Proper Title, said the company donates the money to Chicagoland philanthropic organizations. In 2019, Proper Title donated $45,000. One of the title company’s...
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  • #GoodDeeds: Indescribable Smiles June 4, 2020
    In 1992, Regina DiNapoli forged a friendship with an older gentleman who lived in the same condominium complex. The agency advisor for CATIC in Massachusetts, DiNapoli started cooking dinners for the now 88-year-old man because his severe back pain would make it hard to stand. She wanted to ensure he...
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  • Operation Healthy Office: Strategy to Keep Staff, Customers Safe June 2, 2020
    As states continue to enter different phases of reopening, employers are confronted with a lack of uniformity and inconsistent guidance. The landscape can be confusing enough for an employer with a single location, but for those operating across states, or even across county lines, keeping track of what is required...
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  • Individual investors versus institutions July 7, 2020
    Mammoth institutional investors may be outflanked by an army of individual real estate investors willing to buy earlier in the cycle at prices closer to full market value. The post Individual investors versus institutions appeared first on HousingWire.
    Daren Blomquist
  • Luxury home prices continue to drop, but Redfin economist thinks this could be the bottom July 7, 2020
    In the 12 weeks ending June 14, the median sale price for luxury homes fell to $1,099,521, one of the biggest declines in luxury home prices since 2015. The post Luxury home prices continue to drop, but Redfin economist thinks this could be the bottom appeared first on HousingWire.
    Julia Falcon
  • Sprout Mortgage resumes correspondent lending July 7, 2020
    After freezing lending in March, Sprout Mortgage announced Tuesday it is resuming its correspondent lending operations, effective immediately. The post Sprout Mortgage resumes correspondent lending appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • Is now a good time to buy a home? Over 60% of surveyed Americans say yes July 7, 2020
    Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index increased nine points in June to 76.5, marking the second rise in HPSI since April’s almost record low. The post Is now a good time to buy a home? Over 60% of surveyed Americans say yes appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • Investors threaten to replace CoreLogic board in response to takeover bid rejection July 7, 2020
    Cannae and Senator did not take too kindly to CoreLogic's rejection, issuing a statement of their own, claiming that the company had rejected their proposal "without any sign of seriously considering it." The post Investors threaten to replace CoreLogic board in response to takeover bid rejection appeared first on HousingWire.
    Mary Ann Azevedo

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  • Individual investors versus institutions July 7, 2020
    Mammoth institutional investors may be outflanked by an army of individual real estate investors willing to buy earlier in the cycle at prices closer to full market value. The post Individual investors versus institutions appeared first on HousingWire.
    Daren Blomquist
  • Luxury home prices continue to drop, but Redfin economist thinks this could be the bottom July 7, 2020
    In the 12 weeks ending June 14, the median sale price for luxury homes fell to $1,099,521, one of the biggest declines in luxury home prices since 2015. The post Luxury home prices continue to drop, but Redfin economist thinks this could be the bottom appeared first on HousingWire.
    Julia Falcon
  • Sprout Mortgage resumes correspondent lending July 7, 2020
    After freezing lending in March, Sprout Mortgage announced Tuesday it is resuming its correspondent lending operations, effective immediately. The post Sprout Mortgage resumes correspondent lending appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • Is now a good time to buy a home? Over 60% of surveyed Americans say yes July 7, 2020
    Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index increased nine points in June to 76.5, marking the second rise in HPSI since April’s almost record low. The post Is now a good time to buy a home? Over 60% of surveyed Americans say yes appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • Investors threaten to replace CoreLogic board in response to takeover bid rejection July 7, 2020
    Cannae and Senator did not take too kindly to CoreLogic's rejection, issuing a statement of their own, claiming that the company had rejected their proposal "without any sign of seriously considering it." The post Investors threaten to replace CoreLogic board in response to takeover bid rejection appeared first on HousingWire.
    Mary Ann Azevedo

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  • Individual investors versus institutions July 7, 2020
    Mammoth institutional investors may be outflanked by an army of individual real estate investors willing to buy earlier in the cycle at prices closer to full market value. The post Individual investors versus institutions appeared first on HousingWire.
    Daren Blomquist
  • Luxury home prices continue to drop, but Redfin economist thinks this could be the bottom July 7, 2020
    In the 12 weeks ending June 14, the median sale price for luxury homes fell to $1,099,521, one of the biggest declines in luxury home prices since 2015. The post Luxury home prices continue to drop, but Redfin economist thinks this could be the bottom appeared first on HousingWire.
    Julia Falcon
  • Sprout Mortgage resumes correspondent lending July 7, 2020
    After freezing lending in March, Sprout Mortgage announced Tuesday it is resuming its correspondent lending operations, effective immediately. The post Sprout Mortgage resumes correspondent lending appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • Is now a good time to buy a home? Over 60% of surveyed Americans say yes July 7, 2020
    Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index increased nine points in June to 76.5, marking the second rise in HPSI since April’s almost record low. The post Is now a good time to buy a home? Over 60% of surveyed Americans say yes appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • Investors threaten to replace CoreLogic board in response to takeover bid rejection July 7, 2020
    Cannae and Senator did not take too kindly to CoreLogic's rejection, issuing a statement of their own, claiming that the company had rejected their proposal "without any sign of seriously considering it." The post Investors threaten to replace CoreLogic board in response to takeover bid rejection appeared first on HousingWire.
    Mary Ann Azevedo
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