The Future of Residential Mortgage Backed Securities
Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc.
Aside from a handful of highly-publicized deals, the market for private-label Residential Mortgage Backed Securities is essentially dead. The federal government is currently the primary financier for residential mortgages. Given the administration's plan for reforming the housing finance market that includes the winding down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, how will the securitization of residential mortgages look in the future? Will title insurance be included in the new securitization models that emerge? Come hear from recognized experts in residential mortgage securitization about the future of RMBS.
Part 2: Hot Topic Potpourri
Winged Foot Title, LLC
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
This program will build off of the Hot Topic vignettes performed by members of the Education Committee and will provide an alternative perspective to the issues of Short Sales and Reverse Mortgages. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the big lenders' current short sale systems and trends and opportunities in the reverse mortgage market; and how they can parlay this data into a highly marketable and profitable expertise in their local markets.
Protecting your Agency from Liability in the New Millennium
North American Title Insurance Company
Ritman & Associates, Inc.
Rafael Toledo, Jr., CFE
Title Experts and Management Services
Title agencies are the subject of litigation five to ten times more often than other small businesses. Failures in closing procedures, improper searches from vendors, signing or recording errors, deficient errors and omission coverage and fraud/theft are all areas that expose title agents to liability. This session will discuss ways to mitigate this risk and protect your title company from loss. Speakers from a wide range of expertise will discuss and advise you on how to improve your errors and omission coverage, protect your escrow account from external fraud, and improve the quality and protection from your vendor services and independent contractors.