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Piloting the Amazon Effect: 75% Faster Closing

To serve and retain customers in today's economy lenders must be able to provide an efficient service. Read how we partnered with Sierra Pacific to help them reduce their mortgage refinance process from 28 to 7 days.

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Strengthening Diversity in the Mortgage Industry

Tony Thompson, Founder and CEO of The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America discusses the disparity of people of color in the mortgage industry, building a more diverse workforce, and the state of housing in African American communities.

Kristie King

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Kristie King

Ask the Expert: Strengthening Diversity in the Mortgage Industry

Tony Thompson, Founder and CEO of The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America discusses the disparity of people of color in the mortgage industry, building a more diverse workforce, and the state of housing in African American communities.

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What is Instant Title?

States Title’s primary focus is helping your loan operations team to become more efficient to ensure our customers can transact faster, see improved pull-through rates, and pay the lowest price for title and escrow services.

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Six Shortcuts to a 7 Day Close

States Title’s primary focus is helping your loan operations team to become more efficient to ensure our customers can transact faster, see improved pull-through rates, and pay the lowest price for title and escrow services.

Chuck Wood

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Chuck Wood

Ask the Expert: Lending to the Military and Veteran Community

Bryan Bergjans, SVP, National Director of Military and Veteran Lending, Caliber Home Loans discusses how loan originators can better serve our Military and Veterans, the importance of educating borrowers, and marketing to this untapped community.

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Lending to the Military and Veteran Community

Bryan Bergjans, SVP, National Director of Military and Veteran Lending, Caliber Home Loans discusses how loan originators can better serve our Military and Veterans, the importance of educating borrowers, and marketing to this untapped community.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Six Steps to a Smooth Closing

Are notary scheduling issues impacting your customers’ mortgage closing experience? Here are three tips to overcome notary challenges – and three ways we’re meeting you halfway with data-powered tools to ensure customer success.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Fine-tuning the Mortgage Manufacturing Process

When American businessman Henry Ford developed the assembly line, he forever changed the manufacturing process and made cars available to the middle class. Today, all sorts of products follow the same methodology, including mortgages.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

We Asked the Experts How the Mortgage Industry Will Change in 2021

Now as we look ahead to 2021, it’s time to hear from some of our guests again, with their predictions of what to expect in the coming 12 months.

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Creating a True Customer Partnership

Lizy Hoeffer, Chief Experience Officer, CrossCountry Mortgage discusses achieving a unified customer experience, equipping your borrowers with educational tools, and tips and predictions to prepare for 2021.

Nate Jones

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Nate Jones

Ask the Expert: Creating a True Customer Partnership

Lizy Hoeffer, Chief Experience Officer, CrossCountry Mortgage discusses achieving a unified customer experience, equipping your borrowers with educational tools, and tips and predictions to prepare for 2021.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Lenders Should Use Data to Decide Who to Lend to and When

When it comes to mortgages, both bank and non-bank lenders can leverage data they already have access to in order to determine whether a customer is ready and eligible for mortgage products.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

The Rise of Insuretech: Where Do We Go from Here?

Every financial services business has experienced a transformative year, and the burgeoning sector of insuretech is no exception. 2020 significantly impacted its upward trajectory. Where do we go from here?

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Consumer Lending Predictions for 2021

After a challenging 2020, listen to Jay’s 2021 industry predictions, as well as tips to keep your colleagues engaged and motivated through the high volume production. 

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

Ask the Expert: Consumer Lending Predictions for 2021

After a challenging 2020, listen to Jay’s 2021 industry predictions, as well as tips to keep your colleagues engaged and motivated through the high volume production. 

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Local Expertise from a National Company: The Best of Both Title Worlds

Working with a national title insurance company offers certain advantages and economies of scale, but is your title partner equipped to handle the vast nuances of local closings? Ideally, your title and escrow provider should be able to provide you with service encompassing the best of both worlds. Here’s how we do it.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Issues that Need to Be Overcome Before a Mortgage Can Close

Mortgages are complex, time-consuming, and full of risk, and sometimes, mortgages fall through before they even begin. By some estimates, lenders spend up to half the time they commit to originations on mortgages that do.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Six Key Criteria for Mortgage Approvals

For a lender to approve a #mortgage, they will consider six key criteria: credit, income, assets, employment, valuation, and title.

Becky Hobbs

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Becky Hobbs

States Title Expands Coverage Along the East Coast in 2020

National mortgage lenders can now access States Title’s innovative title and escrow solutions up and down the East Coast, as we have expanded our services to key Eastern region states including New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Brian Holligan

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Brian Holligan

Announcing States Title’s Third Patent

Automated open mortgage detection is an essential part of generating title commitments in minutes. By integrating this technology into States Title’s suite of Instant Underwriting solutions, we’re approaching the process of establishing title on a property in a way nobody else has.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Partnering to Capture Value in the Closing Process

States Title’s primary focus is helping your loan operations team to become more efficient to ensure our customers can transact faster, see improved pull-through rates, and pay the lowest price for title and escrow services.

States Title

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Leveraging Insuretech in the Mortgage Industry

Catch up on our most recent Ask the Expert webinar with SCOR’s Adrian Jones, and learn how reinsurance affects the residential mortgage industry and how mortgage companies and insures can work together to simplify the lending process for a better customer experience.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

Ask the Expert: Leveraging Insuretech in the Mortgage Industry

Catch up on our most recent Ask the Expert webinar with SCOR’s Adrian Jones, and learn how reinsurance affects the residential mortgage industry and how mortgage companies and insures can work together to simplify the lending process for a better customer experience.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Fintech, Proptech, and Insuretech: The Real Estate Triad of Change

The long-established real estate industry is comprised of decades-old practices ripe for innovation and disruption. Enter fintech, proptech and insuretech, three innovative sectors seeking to improve processes and experiences for both businesses and consumers.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Goldilocks … and the Three Mortgage Lenders

In the business world, the Goldilocks Principle is used to contemplate and fulfill a wide range of customer needs and values. Rather than offer a “one-size-fits-all” title solution, States Title tailors our title and escrow service to each mortgage lender customer.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Minority Homeownership Disparities Offer an Opportunity for Lenders

As the mortgage industry acknowledges systemic racism and takes steps to address historical discrimination that has led to undeniable wealth and homeownership disparities, there’s an opportunity for lenders.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Anything Is Possible with a Partnership Built on a Shared Vision

How the relationship between Homepoint and States Title evolved, what it looks like in practice, and a brief look at what the future may hold for the mortgage experience.

States Title

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States Title

Customizing Lending to the Hispanic Community

The Hispanic community makes up one-fifth of the U.S. population and is a rapidly growing home-buying market, yet mortgage lenders still have many misconceptions about this community about employment, lending, and homeownership.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Real Estate Pros’ COVID-19 Lessons

2020 has had more than its fair share of bad and ugly, so what good changes can real estate agents and brokers pin their hopes on?

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

To Be an Innovator by Name, You Have to Be an Innovator by Nature

Labels such as “disruptors” and “innovators” should not be thrown around, but bestowed upon those who actually move an industry forward, and whose customers acknowledge their role in doing so.