Tag Archives: mortgage fraud

11/6/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Law.com – Miami Attorneys Sink $8 Million Title Insurance Claim

From Houston Chronicle – Houston title giant Stewart considers possible sale, merger

From Biz Journals – Former Miami newspaper publisher convicted in $20M mortgage fraud scheme

From The M Report – Steady Mortgage Rates Good News for First-Time Home Buyers

From CNBC – More housing markets are overvalued, and consumers feel the pain

10/30/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Markets Insider – ALTA Immediate Past President to Testify Before Congress About Data Security, Wire Fraud

From Mortgage Professional America – Industry groups throw weight behind bill to change TRID

From Forbes – Policy Makers Need To Believe In Competition In The Housing Market

From Connecticut Law Tribune – Former Bridgeport Attorney Suspended for 6 Years Over Fraud Scheme

From Biz Journals – U.S. mortgage rates shoot forward

10/25/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From MReport – TRID 2.0: More Headache Than Help?

From Coindesk – Russia’s Government to Test Blockchain Land Registry System

From Tipp News – 31 Jurisdictions Across Eastern U.S. Join Simplifile E-recording Network

From Business Insider – Trump’s plan to rip up NAFTA could cause a big setback in the housing market

From Mortgage Professional America – Four NJ real estate pros arrested in $5 million fraud case

10/15/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Chicago Tribune – Protect yourself against rising risk of mortgage fraud

From NASDAQ – How Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

From CNBC – Renters think the housing market is finally loosening up, fueling a sudden optimism among homebuyers

From Winnipeg Free Press – Re-sale housing market breaks 114-year-old record for third quarter

From Seeking Alpha – A Tale Of Two U.S. Housing Markets

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

10/6/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Globe News Wire – American Land Title Association Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Help Consumers Understand True Cost of Real Estate Transaction

From M Report – What TRID Did: A Mortgage Insurer’s Perspective

From Boing Boing – JP Morgan-Chase paid its billions in fines for mortgage fraud by committing billions in mortgage fraud

From Dallas News – How dozens in southern Dallas were swindled out of homes — under the government’s nose

From FOX 2 Detroit – Detroit family may lose home after falling victim to property deed scam

 

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

9/10/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Housing Wire – House to consider bill to change TRID rules

From The American Surveyor – Property Records Industry Association Elects Officers and Directors

From Lonsdale News Review – Mortgage fraud, perjury charges filed against Lonsdale Realtor

From Seeking Alpha – Harvey Won’t Help Flagging Housing Market

From The Cointelegraph – Ripe for the Plucking: Real Estate and Blockchain Technology

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