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An essential directory of tips, insights and musings … from title ninjas for title professionals. 

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Counsel's Corner
Steven Presley

Mortgage Payoff Pitfalls: 7 Ways to Fight Fraud

5 minutes — In the title insurance and settlement industry, many agents are targeted by fraudsters who attempt to divert proceeds intended to satisfy open mortgages when a payoff letter is requested. In addition…

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Counsel's Corner
Andrea Alderman

Foreclosures – Four Fast Facts

5 minutes — You may be hearing the word “foreclosure” a lot these days. According to Black Knight, January 2022 saw an alarming 700-percent year-over-year increase in foreclosure starts, and so far this year, rates are continuing to rise month over month. These …

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Counsel's Corner
Danielle Kaiser

Digital Closings in an Amazon World

5 minutes — How often do you order something from Amazon? Weekly, daily, hourly? Are you more likely to order something from a department store’s website or drive to the department store and look for the item in person? Do you use a delivery service for your…

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Counsel's Corner
James Rogers

Environmental Endorsements

5 minutes — How many times have you issued the ALTA 8.1 or ALTA 8.2 Environmental Protection Lien (EPL) endorsement and thought about what coverage the endorsement provides? Chances are you have issued some form…

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Counsel's Corner
Gytis Nefas

Insuring Religious Entities

5 minutes — Singer Katy Perry thought she had a deal with the Catholic Church to buy a residence in Los Angeles, which was formerly used as a convent by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The villa style compound on Waverly Drive was donated to the…

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Counsel's Corner
Philip Holtsberg

ALTA 2021 Forms – Changes Afoot

9 minutes — During July 2021, ALTA officially released the first comprehensive set of revisions to its entire suite of commitments, policies and endorsements since 2006. This article provides an overview of the most noteworthy changes and…

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Counsel's Corner
Sara Valenz

How do the Pieces of the Wholesale Puzzle Fit?

5 minutes — Reality TV is filled with flips, renovations and fabulous rehabilitated properties. Whether they are being updated for the current owner or as an investment and later re-sold, one real estate reality show I haven’t seen…

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Counsel's Corner
G. Leigh Curry

Dazed and Confused – Title Insurance and Marijuana

5 minutes — For over 50 years, cannabis has been illegal under federal law. However, starting in 1996, states began to legalize cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. With diametrically opposed laws existing…

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