Tag Archives: IL

10/11/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From National Mortgage Professional – ALTA Launches Online Database for Title Insurance Agents

From Business Wire – A.M. BestTV U.S. Title Insurance Industry Results Outshine Broader Commercial Sector, Says Senior Research Analyst

From The M Report – Understanding the TRID Improvement Act

From Mortgage Orb – Bipartisan Bill Would Force-Fix One of TRID’s Tricky Problems

From Chicago Tribune – Lawyer convicted of fraud in Aurora property case

9/23/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From The Washington Post – Theft of Equifax data could lead to years of grief for home buyers and mortgage applicants

From Journal Gazette & Times Courier – County clerk says property fraud service available

From Fosters – Register of Deeds recommends fraud alert service

From News Tribune – County official: Register to protect self from mortgage fraud, I.D. theft

From FOX Illinois – Equifax data breach: Protecting your homes

6/27/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

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

6/6/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Housing Wire - Here’s how TRID impacted mortgage defects in 2016

From McClatchy DC Bureau – Here’s the lowdown on the next new thing that will upend the world economy

From Northwest Herald – Referendum to eliminate McHenry County Recorder’s Office starts advancing Friday

From American Banker - How bankers, techies and interns made mortgages mobile

From NBC News – Who’s Powering the Housing Market? Surprise! It’s Millennials

 

11/13/2016 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

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

11/6/2016 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

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

8/4/2016 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From NYREJ – The potential cost of misunderstanding title insurance financing for NYS real estate buyers

From Times Union – Entrepreneur touts fresh real estate sales model

From The Seattle Times – Highlights from our Reddit AMA on Seattle’s housing and real-estate market

From The Telegraph – What the Bank Rate cut means for your mortgage

From RRStar – Ogle County clerk and recorder warns residents of possible fraudulent offer

7/28/2016 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From DS News – Land Records Research Webinar Offered By Nationwide Title Clearing

From Tech Crunch – Uber co-founder launches new real estate venture for Expa called Haus

From The Wall Street Journal – U.S. Expands Real-Estate Data Targeting Order

From The Register-Guard - Wanted man arrested in Springfield, suspected of racketeering, mortgage fraud

From Cincinnati.com – Home sales so far in 2016: High competition, low inventory

6/25/2016 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From PR Newswire – High-Priced Title Insurance Cost New York State Real Estate Buyers $155.3 Million in Unnecessary Premiums and Fees in 2015, According to New Study

From National Mortgage News – Why TRID Makes It Harder for Brokers to Get Best Deal for Borrowers

From The Coin Telegraph – Sweden Tests Blockchain Smart Contracts for Land Registry

From Chicago Tribune – Cook County voters may get chance to consolidate clerk, recorder offices

From Gazette Xtra – Q&A: Rock County register of deeds

2/26/2016 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From DS News – Ernst: Technology Saved Small Settlement Services Companies from TRID Complications

From National Mortgage Professional – DocMagic Unveils Guaranteed TRID Compliance Up to $5 Million

From Traverse City Record Eagle – UPDATE: Clerk, register of deeds will remain separate

From The Sacramento Bee – Woodland man pleads guilty to role in mortgage fraud conspiracy

From The Intelligencer – Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, and Missouri Expand Simplifile E-recording

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