RECENT NEWS & INSIGHTS

The Top 6 Commercial Loan Policy Endorsements to Protect a Lender
May 22, 2019 by Maura Snabes - Vice President, Senior Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
Want the Commercial Loan Policy Endorsements that provide the maximum protection? The ALTA 2006 Loan Policy provides many protections for a lender...
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Advantage AVM Cascade: Get Better Results and Lower Costs
Apr 22, 2019 by Kevin Ingles - Vice President Customer Development
An AVM Cascade could help your bottom line in a multitude of ways. Are you interested in reducing origination turn-times with limited additional risk...
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2019 Spring Newsletter
Mar 28, 2019 by Maura Snabes - Vice President, Senior Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
What's New: Happy Spring! It was a long, cold, snowy winter, but the snow is finally melting, the temperature is rising and we are looking forward to...
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Electronic Remote Online Notary (RON) in Michigan
Mar 20, 2019 by Debbie Bartlett - Executive Vice President, Title & Closing Operations
Electronic remote online notary (RON) closings are soon to become the new normal in Michigan. As a Realtor, if you haven’t been experimenting with...
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Use of Electronic Signatures & Remote Online Notarization
Mar 19, 2019 by Jerome Jelinek - CEO & General Counsel
Many in the lending community still harbor reservations over the use of electronic signatures and remote online notarizations. This article is...
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Cyber-security Protection Checklist
Feb 13, 2019 by Eric Henke
A cyber-security breach could lead to serious financial and reputational damage for your customer. Please help ensure that your customers are...
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Hybrid Appraisals: A Viable Alternative to Traditional Appraisals?
Feb 13, 2019 by William Janke
Hybrid appraisals have become more prevalent and accepted by the lending industry as an alternative to traditional appraisals. Benefits to lenders...
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2018 Winter Newsletter
Dec 5, 2018 by Maura Snabes - Vice President, Senior Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
What's New: We at CSS wish all of you very Happy Holidays and a safe and Happy New Year! We truly appreciate your business and look forward to...
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Oct 1, 2018 by admin
What’s New: I have just returned from my annual Federation of Exchange Accommodators 1031 conference. The conference had a lot of daily transactional...
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Jul 23, 2018 by Maura Snabes - Vice President, Senior Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
What's New! We are in the middle of the “dog days” of summer, which is our busiest time in Northern Michigan. Real estate is moving, and that is good...
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Mar 28, 2018 by Maura Snabes - Vice President, Senior Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
What's New! CSS was recently awarded its 4th consecutive Circle of Excellence Award from Fidelity National Title Group, one of the agency’s...
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