FAF eyes growth, product expansion as market mellows out
Industry News, Market Data
The underwriter told global banking firm Barclays PLC that as the mortgage market continues to normalize, it will focus on creating long-term shareholder value by investing in its pure-play title business, as well as stepping up its acquisitions of other businesses that enhance its competitive position. Read on to find out what other products the company could add to its portfolio.
Email encryption: A Trojan horse waiting to strike
Industry News, Technology
CertainSafe Executive Vice President Steve Russo and Chief Business Officer Kent Nies released a whitepaper “Email Encryption: A Trojan horse waiting to strike.” In this piece they discuss cybersecurity threats overlooked in email. Keep reading to see their advice.
Reinsurance alliance with Lloyd’s of London adds member
First National Title Insurance Company announced it has become the sixth member of the American Title Reinsurance Alliance. The group, an allegiance of regional title insurers working with Lloyd’s of London, was formed in 2012 and added FNTI in July.
Linear Title talks about new division launch
Linear Title & Closing now is offering its technology to other title agencies through a new title services division. CEO Nick Liuzza talked to The Title Report about how agencies can expand their footprint and increase revenue by bundling Linear Title’s technologies.
DocMagic, Mountain America partner for VA eClosing
DocMagic Inc., partnered with Mountain America Credit Union to provide paperless loan closing for a loan insured by the Veteran’s Administration.
Title companies find savings offshore
October Research, LLC joined representatives of the title and settlement services industry at the 29th Annual Association for Title Information Management (ATIM) conference in Portland, Ore. Here, a panel of offshoring experts gathered, including Zachary Zaharek, vice president, division counsel for Data Trace Information Services LLC, Bob Martos, group senior vice president of Title Information Solutions for Property Information Co., Doug Bello, president of D. Bello Associates Inc. and moderated by Jay Sibley, president and CEO of Title Data Inc. Keep reading to see what they have to say about the practice.