Industry Insights
Jan
08

The Endless Benefits of a Centralized Title Model

- Posted by Jerome Jelinek - CEO

While the long-standing trend has been to migrate to a centralized title model, we recently met with an industry friend that had just left a...

Continue Reading
Nov
06

The Top 5 2020 conference take-aways from the ALTA One Conference

- Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel
Continue Reading
Aug
17

Title & Closing for Regional Lenders: Time for a Centralized Model!

Centralized Title, First Mortgage, Closing - Posted by Jerome Jelinek - CEO

While regional lenders have historically narrowed working relationships to a few AMCs and home equity title, valuation & flood vendors, the...

Continue Reading
Jun
03

RON vs. RIN—What’s the Difference?

- Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and stay-at-home orders were passed, businesses were scrambling to figure out how to proceed with their...

Continue Reading
Dec
30

2020 Real Estate Predictions

- Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel
Continue Reading
Dec
30

2019 Winter Newsletter

- Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

What's New:

In 2018, Michigan amended its notary law to authorize electronic and remote notarizations. The next step was for the Secretary of...

Continue Reading
Nov
01

Top 5 Takeaways from ALTA One 2019

- Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel
Continue Reading
Sep
26

3 Harmful Real Estate Scams To Know And How To Avoid Them

cyber security - Posted by Debbie Bartlett - EVP, Title & Closing Operations

Fraudsters continue to implement new strategies to divert wire transfers in connection with real estate transactions. One of the most recent...

Continue Reading
Aug
13

Opportunity Zones vs. 1031 Exchanges—Can They Co-exist?

1031 Exchanges, Opportunity Zones - Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

Many real estate investors are familiar with the parameters and tax advantages of a Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange to defer the payment of...

Continue Reading
Jul
10

Cannabis Real Estate Transactions: Weeding Out The Confusion

- Posted by Beccy Clennan - Manager of Commercial Title & Escrow

Has the passage of recent Marijuana laws made the real estate industry in Michigan more confusing? Closing a cannabis transaction could be easier...

Continue Reading
Jul
08

2019 Summer Newsletter

- Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

What's New:

Summer is FINALLY here, the temperatures are increasing, and so is real estate activity! A strong job market and low mortgage rates...

Continue Reading
Apr
22

Advantage AVM Cascade: Get Better Results and Lower Costs

- Posted by admin

The Advantage AVM Cascade solution ensures that the best possible AVMs are always in the lead positions of your cascades, guaranteeing the highest...

Continue Reading

RECENT NEWS & INSIGHTS

The Endless Benefits of a Centralized Title Model
Jan 8, 2021 by Jerome Jelinek - CEO

While the long-standing trend has been to migrate to a centralized title model, we recently met with an industry friend that had just left a...

Continue Reading
The Top 5 2020 conference take-aways from the ALTA One Conference
Nov 6, 2020 by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel
Title & Closing for Regional Lenders: Time for a Centralized Model!
Aug 17, 2020 by Jerome Jelinek - CEO

While regional lenders have historically narrowed working relationships to a few AMCs and home equity title, valuation & flood vendors, the...

Continue Reading
RON vs. RIN—What’s the Difference?
Jun 3, 2020 by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and stay-at-home orders were passed, businesses were scrambling to figure out how to proceed with their...

Continue Reading
2020 Real Estate Predictions
Dec 30, 2019 by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel
2019 Winter Newsletter
Dec 30, 2019 by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

What's New:

In 2018, Michigan amended its notary law to authorize electronic and remote notarizations. The next step was for the Secretary of...

Continue Reading
Top 5 Takeaways from ALTA One 2019
Nov 1, 2019 by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel
3 Harmful Real Estate Scams To Know And How To Avoid Them
Sep 26, 2019 by Debbie Bartlett - EVP, Title & Closing Operations

Fraudsters continue to implement new strategies to divert wire transfers in connection with real estate transactions. One of the most recent...

Continue Reading
Opportunity Zones vs. 1031 Exchanges—Can They Co-exist?
Aug 13, 2019 by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

Many real estate investors are familiar with the parameters and tax advantages of a Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange to defer the payment of...

Continue Reading
Cannabis Real Estate Transactions: Weeding Out The Confusion
Jul 10, 2019 by Beccy Clennan - Manager of Commercial Title & Escrow

Has the passage of recent Marijuana laws made the real estate industry in Michigan more confusing? Closing a cannabis transaction could be easier...

Continue Reading
2019 Summer Newsletter
Jul 8, 2019 by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - SVP, Corporate Counsel

What's New:

Summer is FINALLY here, the temperatures are increasing, and so is real estate activity! A strong job market and low mortgage rates...

Continue Reading
Advantage AVM Cascade: Get Better Results and Lower Costs
Apr 22, 2019 by admin

The Advantage AVM Cascade solution ensures that the best possible AVMs are always in the lead positions of your cascades, guaranteeing the highest...

Continue Reading