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  • Chicago Title acquires Minnesota agency November 23, 2020
    Fidelity National Financial subsidiary Chicago Title has acquired Minneapolis, Minn.-based Commercial Partners Title. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read on for more details.
  • Rocket Mortgage, Amrock dominating eNote market November 23, 2020
    Rocket Mortgage and its affiliated title company Amrock delivered 90 percent of all digital closings with eNotes through the first three quarters of 2020, according to data provided by the Mortgage Electronic Registration System eRegistry. Read on to learn more.
  • Title iO launches updated GreenFolders functionality November 23, 2020
    Title iO Inc. has announced the release of GreenFolders with Portal Sync and LinkGen. Read on to learn more.
  • Westcor hires Florida representative November 23, 2020
    Westcor Land Title Insurance Co. has hired a Florida agency representative. Read on for more details.
  • Third-quarter mortgage originations increase November 23, 2020
    Home mortgages originated in the third quarter represented an estimated $974.1 billion in total dollar volume. Read on to learn more.

RSS ALTA NEWS

  • Time of Thanks: Check Out These Good Deeds November 24, 2020
    Helping Their Own Serving an area that has been ravaged by hurricanes this year, Lake Charles, La.-based Ironclad Title had the opportunity to recently give back to veterans, active military, first responders and the homeless in their community The title company teamed up with the Southwest Louisiana Association of Realtors...
    ALTA Blog
  • Why HR Matters for Small and Medium Businesses October 29, 2020
    Image credit: Pexels By Grace Collins Small businesses are the backbone of any economy. It rings true particularly here in the U.S., where small- to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) make up 99.9 percent of all businesses. That translates to over 30 million businesses that employ upward of 59 million Americans. A...
    ALTA Blog
  • E-mortgage Volume Spikes During Covid October 14, 2020
    The increase of e-mortgages purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac spiked significantly over the first six months of 2020, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported. In a September white paper, the FHFA reported that e-mortgages comprised 4.25 percent of all single-family mortgage purchases made by the Government Sponsored...
    ALTA Blog
  • ALTA Announces Winners of 2020 Title Webbies October 9, 2020
    ALTA announced the winners of the 2020 Title Webbies, an awards program recognizing member companies that have created or redesigned the best title industry consumer-facing website or page within the past year. The Title Webbie award winners were honored during ALTA ONE, the largest annual event for the land title...
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  • ALTA Announces Winners of ALTA Our Values Awards October 7, 2020
    ALTA announced the winners of the 2020 ALTA Our Values Awards. The awards program showcases the title insurance industry’s Our Values initiative, which serves as the industry’s cultural compass and highlights the core ideals ALTA members embrace. The four Our Values award winners were honored during ALTA ONE, the largest...
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RSS Real Estate News

  • Industry veterans launch Canopy in bid to shake up residential due diligence space November 25, 2020
    Mortgage veterans launch new residential due diligence startup, Canopy. The post Industry veterans launch Canopy in bid to shake up residential due diligence space appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarah Wheeler
  • The best new home sales report ever November 25, 2020
    Along with the growth in new home sales, the supply for new homes has declined dramatically. This causes our homebuilders to rightly be very confident. The post The best new home sales report ever appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarah Wheeler
  • These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors November 25, 2020
    Driven by affordability and an affinity for overlooked markets, some real estate investors are looking to out-of-state properties. The post These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors appeared first on HousingWire.
    Jessica Davis
  • New home sales juggernaut continues November 25, 2020
    Sales of new homes rose to an annualized rate of 999,000 in October – 0.3% below September’s 1,002,000 revised rate but still up 41.5% year-over-year. The post New home sales juggernaut continues appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • What Yellen as Treasury Secretary would mean for housing November 25, 2020
    The former Chair of the Federal Reserve will get her shot as Biden's Treasury Secretary. She will be tasked with spearheading the revival of an economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. HW+ Premium Content The post What Yellen as Treasury Secretary would mean for housing appeared first on HousingWire.
    Tim Glaze

RSS Lending News

  • Industry veterans launch Canopy in bid to shake up residential due diligence space November 25, 2020
    Mortgage veterans launch new residential due diligence startup, Canopy. The post Industry veterans launch Canopy in bid to shake up residential due diligence space appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarah Wheeler
  • The best new home sales report ever November 25, 2020
    Along with the growth in new home sales, the supply for new homes has declined dramatically. This causes our homebuilders to rightly be very confident. The post The best new home sales report ever appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarah Wheeler
  • These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors November 25, 2020
    Driven by affordability and an affinity for overlooked markets, some real estate investors are looking to out-of-state properties. The post These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors appeared first on HousingWire.
    Jessica Davis
  • New home sales juggernaut continues November 25, 2020
    Sales of new homes rose to an annualized rate of 999,000 in October – 0.3% below September’s 1,002,000 revised rate but still up 41.5% year-over-year. The post New home sales juggernaut continues appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • What Yellen as Treasury Secretary would mean for housing November 25, 2020
    The former Chair of the Federal Reserve will get her shot as Biden's Treasury Secretary. She will be tasked with spearheading the revival of an economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. HW+ Premium Content The post What Yellen as Treasury Secretary would mean for housing appeared first on HousingWire.
    Tim Glaze

RSS Investments News

  • Industry veterans launch Canopy in bid to shake up residential due diligence space November 25, 2020
    Mortgage veterans launch new residential due diligence startup, Canopy. The post Industry veterans launch Canopy in bid to shake up residential due diligence space appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarah Wheeler
  • The best new home sales report ever November 25, 2020
    Along with the growth in new home sales, the supply for new homes has declined dramatically. This causes our homebuilders to rightly be very confident. The post The best new home sales report ever appeared first on HousingWire.
    Sarah Wheeler
  • These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors November 25, 2020
    Driven by affordability and an affinity for overlooked markets, some real estate investors are looking to out-of-state properties. The post These markets are attracting the most out-of-state real estate investors appeared first on HousingWire.
    Jessica Davis
  • New home sales juggernaut continues November 25, 2020
    Sales of new homes rose to an annualized rate of 999,000 in October – 0.3% below September’s 1,002,000 revised rate but still up 41.5% year-over-year. The post New home sales juggernaut continues appeared first on HousingWire.
    Alex Roha
  • What Yellen as Treasury Secretary would mean for housing November 25, 2020
    The former Chair of the Federal Reserve will get her shot as Biden's Treasury Secretary. She will be tasked with spearheading the revival of an economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. HW+ Premium Content The post What Yellen as Treasury Secretary would mean for housing appeared first on HousingWire.
    Tim Glaze
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