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TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS – 7/27/2019

From MarketWatch – This city has the No. 1 most stable housing market in the country

From HousingWire – Economists say 2020 recession likely, but housing market won’t be the cause

From WQAD – Knox County approves consolidation of recorder and clerk offices

From Yahoo! Finance – North American Title Insurance Co. Launches NATIC University

From MT Express – ‘Sellers’ market’ continues as housing prices rise, Realtors say

1/4/2019 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From ARL Now – Boring Title: 7 Reasons Why Every Homebuyer Needs Owner’s Title Insurance

From The Real Deal – Scammed homebuyer to recoup lost money through job as a cybersecurity spokesman

From Mortgage Orb – SecurityNational Mortgage Using DocMagic to Deliver E-Closings

From QC Online – Recorder’s office moved to Rock Island County office building

From DS News – The Housing Market’s New Normal?

12/26/2018 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Richmond Times-Dispatch – Startup Spotlight: Tridster focuses on providing more information on the home title insurance process

From RIS Media – Reducing Title Fraud: Real Estate Looks Toward Blockchain-Based Transactions

From Housing Wire – TRID 2.0 Hot Topic: Disclosing with the “Best Information Reasonably Available” 

From ABS CBN News – Fil-Am judge sentenced for mortgage fraud

From Yahoo Finance – The hottest housing market of 2018

1/28/2018 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

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

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

 

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