ALTA’s Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2018

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January 9, 2019 / Categories: Commercial Real Estate, Cybersecurity & Wire Fraud, Realtor, Residential

ALTA’s Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2018 Thanks to the American Land Title Association (ALTA) for this great list. Topics such as digital closings, blockchain, and the CFPB dominated headlines throughout the year, but articles about wire fraud were the clear favorite. What was your preferred content? Read on to view ALTA’s most read articles of 2018. No. 10: House Passes ALTA-supported Bill to

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January News Brief

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January 4, 2019 / Categories: Commercial Real Estate, Cybersecurity & Wire Fraud, Realtor, Residential

January News Brief The Landmark Abstract News Brief is a roundup of noteworthy articles from both the residential and commercial title industry. The January News Brief features several different articles on both the commercial and residential real estate industry. Use the link below to review the January News Brief. News Brief – January 2019 Some of the articles contained within include: 25 Worst Passwords of 2018 Real

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December News Brief

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December 6, 2018 / Categories: Commercial Real Estate, Realtor, Residential

December News Brief The Landmark Abstract News Brief is a roundup of noteworthy articles from both the residential and commercial title industry. The December News Brief features several different articles on both the commercial and residential real estate industry. Use the link below to review the December News Brief. LA News Brief – December 2018 Some of the articles contained within include: Home Possible Mortgage Program Why

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Do You Need Additional Title Coverage?

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November 29, 2018 / Categories: Builders, Commercial Real Estate, Realtor, Residential

Do You Need Additional Title Coverage? Obtaining a Construction Loan? Making Home Improvements? Refinancing Your Mortgage? You may want to consider increasing the amount of insurance in your Owner’s Title Insurance Policy. If you previously purchased property and obtained an Owner’s Title Insurance Policy, it is possible that the amount of insurance in your policy does not reflect the current value of your property. When

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10 Things Real Estate Agents Should Know About TRID

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November 26, 2018 / Categories: Realtor, Residential

Top 10 Things Real Estate Agents Should Know About TRID The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule to improve mortgage disclosure forms to make it easier for consumers to understand the terms of their loans and closing costs. In order to ensure a timely closing, it is more important than ever that real estate agents communicate with their consumer,

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