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  • Doma adds Tax Title Services to AgentMarketplace March 21, 2023
    #DomaTitleInsuranceInc. has added #TaxTitleServices to its #AgentMarketplace program, providing clients access to services including issuance of due process certification during the tax #foreclosure auction process.
  • Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund appoints COO March 21, 2023
    #Attorney’sTitleGuarantyFund hired a new #chiefoperatingofficer #COO who will oversee strategic #growth and #expansion as well as services provided to attorneys, consumers and other clients.
  • Opendoor/Zillow selling solution expands footprint March 21, 2023
    #Zillow’s and #Opendoor’s multi-year #partnership has brought expanded #homeselling options to new markets across the #South and #Southwest, the companies recently announced.
  • Fed announces July launch for FedNow Service March 21, 2023
    The #FederalReserve announced that its #FedNowService, an #instantpayment solution, will begin operations in #July, launching with core clearing and settlement functionality and value-added features.
  • Atlas Title adds senior vice president March 21, 2023
    #AtlasTitleCo. named a new #seniorvicepresident of enterprise development, with company leaders saying the hire will help forward current and future growth initiatives.


  • Report: $1.4B in Suspected Wire Fraud Identified by CertifID in 2022 March 9, 2023
    Source: CertifID CertifID identified $1.4 billion in suspected wire fraud attempts during 2022, according to a report released by the wire fraud protection firm. The report shows an 145% year-over-year increase in instances of reported wire fraud. The report, which is based on proprietary data from CertifID’s wire fraud protection...
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  • Share Your Stories: Affordable Housing Initiatives February 28, 2023
    We recently asked members to share any affordable housing initiatives that companies are already involved in or may have planned. Brenda Silveus of Arizona-based Pioneer Title shared an initiative that her company promotes and supports. In her state, the Northern Arizona Housing Fund awards grants $25,000 grants for specific housing-related...
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  • Most ALTA Members Not Covered by CFPB Proposal for Consumer Contracts January 19, 2023
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Jan. 11 announced a proposed rule that would create a registry of certain contract terms and conditions. This proposal would require certain nonbanks to annually submit information when their standard contracts impose limitations on consumer rights, including waivers of legal claims, choice of...
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  • ALTA Welcomes New Members January 17, 2023
    ALTA is pleased to announce new and associate members, as well as real estate attorneys, who have recently joined ALTA. Over the past month, ALTA gained 106 new members, including 56 title agencies and 37 real estate attorneys. ALTA had a record 6,510 member companies in 2022. Not a member?...
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  • ALTA Decertifies Several 2006 Policy Forms January 5, 2023
    In line with prior guidance, ALTA decertified certain 2006 series policy forms effective Dec. 31, 2022. As always, ALTA decertification establishes that the association no longer officially supports the forms, and will not update them. However, use of these forms by Policy Form Licensees (including title insurers and agents) will...
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