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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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Moshe Abudarham

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Moshe Abudarham

What It Takes to Drive Adoption at Legacy Organizations

Notes from a Silicon Valley tech pioneer, as well as how brave leadership and an undaunted champion of change were able to drive adoption at Sierra Pacific.

States Title

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States Title

States Title at the AI Summit in NY – Andy Mahdavi

Andy Mahdavi, Chief Data Science Officer at States Title answered a series of questions about States Title, FinTech, and machine intelligence.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Tracking RON: From RULONA to Corona

Remote online notarization saw slow adoption in the last 10 years, but legislative efforts, and ultimately the COVID-19 pandemic, changed that, as seen in this graphic.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

The Quarterback’s Playbook: Five Customer Response Strategies of Our Concierge Team

Fast but thorough responses to customer inquiries: That’s the central strategy in the playbook of our concierge team, which acts as the “quarterback” of every real estate closing. Here are five maneuvers we use to get lenders into the end zone, free of stumbles or fumbles.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

Ask the Expert (in a crisis): How to Drive Innovation in a Crisis

In this Ask the Expert (in a crisis) webinar, Silicon Valley pioneer, Karen Richardson, joins Max Simkoff to discuss some of the most impactful innovation, technology, and sales across her distinguished 30-year career.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

Meet the Player Changing the Closing Game for Lenders: The Quarterback

At the center of States Title’s SLA offering is a best-in-class concierge service that propels lender CSAT scores higher.

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How to Drive Innovation in a Crisis

Technology pioneer Karen Richardson joins States Title CEO Max Simkoff to explain how to drive innovation during a crisis and why it’s essential to do so.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

The 411 on CSAT in the Residential Real Estate Mortgage Industry

The current mortgage climate underscores how vital communication and service are to mortgage lenders and their customer satisfaction rates (CSAT). Find out how States Title provides our lender customers the tools they need to delight their customers, no matter what market or economic challenges they may be facing.

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States Title

Technology Is Likely to Make Your Work More Interesting and Exciting

Despite all the warnings that coming technologies may render many of today’s jobs useless, the chances are good that workers, overall, will come out ahead.

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.

States Title

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States Title

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.

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.

Amy Tankersley

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Amy Tankersley

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.

States Title

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States Title

How to Forecast Economic Outcomes in a Crisis

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.

Max Simkoff

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Max Simkoff

Ask the Expert (in a crisis): How to Forecast Economic Outcomes in a Crisis

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

Articles

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.

States Title

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States Title

How to organize remote closings in CA

Refis are up but restrictions caused by Covid-19 are making it harder to close loans in-person, as most transactions are traditionally conducted.

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.

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.