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From Chicago Tribune – Woman pleads guilty to mortgage fraud, agrees to testify against judge at trial

From Wealth Management – Surrogate Court Deems Attempted Lifetime Transfer a Fraudulent Conveyance

From Marketplace – How a red-hot housing market became a crisis

From The Bulletin – America’s priciest housing market shows no signs of cooling

From The Real Deal – Beat goes on for title insurance companies at REBNY gala


From NASDAQ – Fidelity National to Buy Majority Stake in Title Guaranty

From Cryptocoins News – Japan Could Place Its Entire Property Registry on a Blockchain

From Chicago Tribune – Chicago businessman pleads not guilty in $7 million reverse-mortgage fraud scheme

From Business Insider – The housing market has become ‘lopsided’ — and it’s bad news for first-time buyers

From NASDAQ – 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall Slightly; Current Rate is 3.67%, According to Zillow Mortgage Rate Ticker


From Chicago Tonight – Cook County Voters Choose to Merge Clerk, Recorder of Deeds Offices

From Forbes – How Trump’s Presidency Could Impact Real Estate

From The Motley Fool – Here’s What the Average American Mortgage Costs

From KRDO – Encore Properties under fire after 15 complaints of fraud

From Pittsburgh Post Gazette – South Hills businessman asks for new trial in mortgage fraud case


From Chicago Tribune – Cook County voters to decide fate of recorder of deeds office

From The Cap Times – Kristi Chlebowski: candidate Dane County register of deeds (unopposed)

From National Mortgage News – Simplifile Reports Continued Expansion of E-Recording Infrastructure, Electronic Document Submission in Q3 2016

From Law 360 – Title Insurance Co. Seeks Sanctions In Coverage Row

From Housing Wire – Don’t move on too quick, TRID isn’t over yet


From The Wall Street Journal – U.S. Pending Home Sales Rebounded in September

From CBS – Woman Gets 12 Days In Jail For Running Mortgage Fraud Scheme

From Send2Press – Simplifile’s Nationwide E-recording Network Achieves Record 1,500 Participating Counties

From Chicago Tonight – Should Recorder of Deeds be Combined with Clerk’s Office?

From The Title Report – FAF: Outlook for refinance transactions increases


From The New Zealand Herald – Property developer loses appeal over $47 million fraud conviction

From ABC News – US Regulators Warn: Ads for Reverse Mortgages Can Mislead

From The Wall Street Journal – Title Insurance: A Friend in Deed

From The American Surveyor – PRIA Announces Approval of eRecording Best Practices for Recorders

From Chicago Business – Home sales are popping in these 10 neighborhoods


From I Want the News – Register of deeds promotes protection for consumers

From Middletown Press – Middletown’s land records damaged by leaking water

From Benzinga – Top 4 Stocks In The Surety & Title Insurance Industry With The Highest Operating Margin

From Chicago Sun Times Extraordinary effort to help feds keeps mortgage fraud defendant out of prison

From Reuters – U.S. probes possible overcharging by banks on foreclosure fees

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