The 10 commandments of compliance
How can title agents and companies survive in the new world of intense regulatory and litigation scrutiny? At RESPRO’s recent Fall Seminar 2014, two top RESPA attorneys presented their top 10 recommendations for avoiding investigations and dealing with regulatory audits. Read on to find out what regulators and looking for and the steps you can take to make sure your organization meets their compliance standards if they come knocking on your door.
Live from ALTA Annual
The Title Report is attending the American Land Title Association’s 2014 Annual Convention Seattle. Read on for a glimpse at Day 1.
Title industry reacts to Wells Fargo announcement
Industry News, Operations
The Title Report spoke to agents and vendors about Wells Fargo’s announcement that it would distribute the Closing Disclosure form itself rather than rely on the title agent. Read on to find out their reactions to the move.
CATIC expands educational offerings to its agents
CATIC’s Chris Kallenbach spoke with The Title Report about the group’s educational offerings to its agents. He said there is a great response to those opportunities.
New York’s Insignia Title partners with Boston National
Boston National Title acquired a significant stake in New York-based Insignia. Darren Wainer, managing partner at Insignia BNT told The Title Report the synergies are good and the partnership makes sense.
Lighthouse, industry experts respond to CFPB enforcement
Michigan-based Lighthouse Title Inc. agreed to a consent order with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, paying a $200,000 penalty for what the bureau called “illegal quid pro quo referral agreements.” Read on to find out what Lighthouse said about the action, and how industry experts have reacted to something that may have a ‘chilling effect’ on the whole industry.