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Digital Closings Clear Final Hurdles

More than 20 years after their inception, digital closings are finally a reality and industry norm. Thanks in part to the COVID-19 crisis response, one of the last pieces of the eClosings puzzle – remote online notarization (RON) – is making remarkable strides.

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Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Complacency and the Stress Curve: Get Ready to Act Smart and Fast

How financial, political, and national complacencies make systems vulnerable, and some sage advice on how to avoid complacency now.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

LPOA: The Remote Closing Tool Few Are Using

While remote closing solutions like drive-thru closings, remote online notarization, and remote ink-signed notarization are seeing us through the COVID-19 crisis, another solution – limited power of attorney (LPOA) – has been slow to catch on. We examine why, and offer best practices for adding this tool to your remote closings arsenal.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Five Solutions to Keep Closings Flowing During the COVID-19 Crisis

Considered “essential” to the critical infrastructure workforce by government officials, lenders are embracing digital closings and tools such as remote online notarization during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are five ways States Title is helping them weather the crisis.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

Ask the Expert (in a crisis): How to lead a bank through a crisis

Join former CEO of BankUnited, John Kanas, as he weighs in on how to lead banks, through these unprecedented times with States Title CEO Max Simkoff.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

eClosings: A 20-Year Journey to Implementation

How old were you when you first heard the term “eClosing”? You were probably younger than you realize, as the inception for digital closings happened in 1999.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Playing Devil’s Advocate in a Time of Mass Adversity

When staring mass adversity in the whites of its eyes, it's important to consider the situation, fairly, from all sides.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

Ask the Expert (in a crisis): How to forecast economic outcomes

Join Lawrence H. Summers for a live Q&A. Summers will draw on his 30 years of financial and economic expertise and answer your questions on the current climate for the real estate and financial services industries.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Housing Crisis Averted? GSE Approval of RON and RIN Saves Closings

The advent of digital closings has been a long, tedious, 20-year journey toward standardization and implementation.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

Max Simkoff and Fifth Wall’s Brendan Wallace on PropTech Adoption

In a fascinating conversation, Max and Brendan discuss tech in real estate and the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

Dominic Fahey

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Dominic Fahey

How to organize remote closings in CA

Listen to our VP of Strategy, Dominic Fahey as he provides evolving best practices and guidance on the strategies and solutions you can use to operate in today’s environment.

Nick Roberts

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Nick Roberts

The Machinations of the Federal Reserve in the Coronavirus Economy

An explainer on the arcane ecosystem of U.S. banks and the Fed.

States Title

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States Title

The $41 Trillion Reason Your Business Is at Risk of Disruption

Most businesses are unprepared for machine learning and related technologies. Here’s how to avoid that trap.

Dominic Fahey

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Dominic Fahey

States Title at the AI Summit NY – Dominic Fahey

States Title was invited to be part of an Executive Interview Series at the AI Summit in New York in December 2019. Dominic Fahey, VP Business Development at State Title, answered a series of questions about States Title and machine intelligence – watch or read below.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

When the Risk of Inaction Suddenly Outweighs the Risk of Action

Honest, thought-provoking, and realistically optimistic. Learn why embracing innovation now that all bets are off is the key to becoming a post-Covid mortgage industry winner.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

Top Five Lender Achieves a 93% CSAT Working with States Title

Today's savvy borrower can effortlessly shop around online for a trustworthy lender that offers fast turnaround times, low fees and great service. One of the largest lenders in the world is determined to stay ahead of the competition with increasingly efficient processes enabled by bleeding-edge technology.

Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

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.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

We’re here to support our customers and associates as we navigate Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The States Title family of brands (States Title, North American Title Company, and North American Title Insurance Company) takes the health and safety of our customers and associates very seriously.

Christopher Morrison

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Christopher Morrison

States Title’s Year to Remember: We’re Just Getting Started

In 2019, our customers helped us grow our flagship product by a factor of 100x to more than $1.3 billion of insured real estate transactions.

Becky Hobbs

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Becky Hobbs

Goliath Joins David: The Story Behind States Title’s Acquisition of North American Title @ ITC 2019

Hear Max Simkoff, CEO of States Title, and Stuart Miller, Chairman of Lennar talk about how a 24-person startup joined forces with a 1000 person, 65-year-old incumbent ( North American Title) to build the title company of the future. Moderated by Board member Karen Richardson.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

The Title Company I’m Excited to Call Home

Today I’m excited to announce the acquisition of North American Title by States Title. This is a monumental moment for our company...

Andy Mahdavi

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Andy Mahdavi

Predictive Analytics Enhances Marketing ROI

While optimizing the closing process is certainly low hanging fruit for improving margins, evaluating your marketing tactics and how you package your offerings.

Becky Hobbs

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Becky Hobbs

Three Ways Data Analytics Boosts Lender Margins

To survive and thrive during these uncertain times, lenders and realtors must increase the value of each transaction.

Becky Hobbs

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Becky Hobbs

What Are Data and Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence…

Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics are all techniques that have radically changed the way B2B and B2C companies operate.

Nicole Sanders

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Nicole Sanders

Instant Underwriting? It’s No Longer Just a Pipe Dream!

Lori Moore is a veteran in the title industry.  With 20 plus years of work at various title companies and roles ranging from loan processor to now being on the settlement side of the house...

Becky Hobbs

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Becky Hobbs

5 Case Studies that Show how Machine Intelligence Transforms Traditional Business Practices

Data analytics, the statistical analysis of large quantities of data, is nothing new.

Nicole Sanders

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Nicole Sanders

Creating the Title Company of the Future

It’s not every day you read about a giant, established corporation being acquired by a young, tech company. 

Jasper Bear

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Jasper Bear

3 Things You Need to Know About Instant Title & Escrow

Did you know that fewer than 10% of all properties in the US has a title defect? Despite this, underwriters pay title agents to do an extensive search, examination and cure on 100% of the orders they receive.