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2002
December 31, 2002 SLRAC 2002 Report - New Hampshire [PDF]
December 31, 2002 SLRAC 2002 Report - Wyoming [PDF]
December 31, 2002 SLRAC 2002 Report - Kansas [PDF]
December 31, 2002 SLRAC 2002 Report - Minnesota [PDF]
December 31, 2002 SLRAC 2002 Report - Colorado [PDF]
December 31, 2002 SLRAC 2002 Report - Georgia [PDF]
December 31, 2002 SLRAC 2002 Report - California [PDF]
December 31, 2002 FTC targets Quicken Loans
Agency alleges online preapproval process violated credit reporting law
December 31, 2002 IRS sheds light on capital gains exclusion
New regs. contain long-awaited details on house-friendly tax law
December 31, 2002 Old Republic Title Insurance Group Announces Leadership Appointments Expanded Roles Designed to Align Leadership with Customer Trends
December 30, 2002 Important Information Regarding:
Lapse in FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
December 20, 2002 Consumers on top of debt
Home equity loans continue to carry lowest delinquency rates
December 20, 2002 Homestore investors sue Merrill Lynch
Allege conflicts of interest, misleading research reports
December 20, 2002 No Significant Changes In Mortgage Rates This Week
One-Year ARM Falls To Lowest Level Since 1984
December 20, 2002 Pennsylvania Land Title Association Hails Passage and Enactment of Crucial Reform Bills
December 20, 2002 Predatory pay-up kicks in
Household Finance's $484 million settlement takes effect
December 20, 2002 Time's ticking for flood insurance
NAR advises Realtors to submit applications no later than Dec. 30
December 19, 2002 Community Banks, Inc. and ABCO - Abstracting Company of York County Enter Definitive Acquisition Agreement
December 19, 2002 Conseco Bankruptcy Among Largest in U.S. History
Finance unit to be sold
December 19, 2002 Feds poised for crackdown
Propose rules that could remove accounting firms from certain audit services
December 19, 2002 FTC Announces Final Amendments to Telemarketing Sales Rule, Including National "Do Not Call" Registry
December 19, 2002 Mortgage Refinancing Accounts for 20 Percent Of Real Economic Growth Since 2001
December 19, 2002 Treasury Issues Final Regulations Regarding Third-party Contacts
December 18, 2002 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Appointment of Randy Quirk As President
December 18, 2002 Housing Starts Rise In November As Builders Gear Up For The Holidays
December 18, 2002 Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Survey
Fixed Mortgage Rates Decrease
December 18, 2002 Stephen Friedman Resigns From Fannie Mae Board of Directors
December 18, 2002 Treasury Department Announces Additional Interim Guidance on Terrorism Insurance for Insurance Industry
December 17, 2002 Insurer sues adjusting co.
21st Century Insurance alleges false claims were filed in connection with 1994 Northridge earthquake
December 17, 2002 MBA, Trade Groups Press For Flood Loan Guidance
December 17, 2002 Predatory lending fallout spreads
Rising foreclosures in Chicago leak into area suburbs
December 16, 2002 Builder Confidence At Two-Year High In December
December 16, 2002 Economic census eyes Web trends
This year will be first to measure e-commerce for all industries
December 16, 2002 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces the Signing of a Letter of Intent to Acquire ANFI, Inc.
December 16, 2002 Stewart Announces Integration With New Generation Loan Prospector
December 13, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Its Sixteenth Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend and Its Name Change to ANFI, Inc.
December 13, 2002 Ex-Cendant execs hit with new charges
Investigation into Forbes, Shelton expanded
December 13, 2002 Oxley, Frank to Introduce Legislation to Reauthorize Flood Insurance Program
December 13, 2002 The First American Corporation Announces 25 Percent Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend
December 12, 2002 Economic Uncertainty Persists
December 11, 2002 Online banking beats old ways
Convenience, time-savings lure 37 million people
December 11, 2002 Pay hikes sent packing
Salary increases take a cut as economic outlook remains cloudy
December 10, 2002 'Club Fed' closed to former Homestore execs
Corporate criminals now face prospect of hard life in federal prison
December 9, 2002 Banks suit up for combat
ABA, LexisNexis joint service matches identities to terrorist lists
December 9, 2002 HUD Moves to Debar Texas CPA Firm for Deficient Auditing Procedures
December 9, 2002 Sterling Financial Announces Joint Venture with Landmark Abstract, Inc.
Full-Service Settlement Company to Offer Title and Lien Searches, Title Insurance, and More
December 9, 2002 Taxes, insurance take shots at affordability
Rising costs could cancel the benefits of ultra-low interest rates in Texas
December 7, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Licensing in Arizona
December 7, 2002 Freddie Mac Declares Quarterly Dividends
December 5, 2002 AIM for Windows Special Year-End Pricing
December 5, 2002 Insurance: Housing's black plague
Shortage of homeowner policies threatens to dampen sales
December 4, 2002 Citizens First Corporation to Acquire Commonwealth Mortgage and Southern Kentucky Land Title
December 4, 2002 Freddie Mac to Launch Next Generation of Loan Prospector(R) Services In December
Loanprospector.com to Feature Additional Lending Services
December 4, 2002 Mortgage Applications Decrease In Latest MBA Survey
Fixed Mortgage Rates Increase
December 4, 2002 Near Record Homes Sales Projected for 2003
December 3, 2002 Appraisers unionize to rattle AVMs
AFL-CIO-sponsored union wants to save appraisers from extinction
December 3, 2002 Climbing prices take a breather
Third quarter average housing appreciation cools off
December 3, 2002 Lending tools power up
Freddie Mac's new loan prospector services to make way next week
December 3, 2002 Texas, Farmers Insurance settle score
Homeowners get $100 million in lawsuit agreement
December 3, 2002 Treasury Department Announces Interim Guidance On Terrorism Insurance for Insurance Industry
Treasury and State Insurance Commissioners Work Closely Together
December 2, 2002 Few borrowers feel loyal to lender
Only 10% fit high-retention profile of ‘loyal customers'
December 2, 2002 JumpHome turns off lights
Utilities connections provider shuts down operations
December 2, 2002 Schwab cashes out of E-Loan
Institutional investors buy up 5.8 million shares in private transaction
December 2, 2002 Survey Concludes Tampa/St.Petersburg Real Estate Agents Prefer Using Outside Title Companies Versus Those In-house
Many Tampa-area Agents Say Their Realty Office Owns A Title Company ? But Some would Rather Not Use It?
November 27, 2002 Bush Signs Terrorism Insurance Legislation as Implementation Procedures Begin
November 27, 2002 First American Title Insurance Company Acquires Yakima Title & Escrow Company
November 27, 2002 Mortgage Applications Remain Strong In Latest MBA Survey
Fixed Mortgage Rates Increase
November 27, 2002 New-Home Sales Hit Million-Plus Rate For Third Consecutive Month In October
November 26, 2002 2003 Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Loan Limits Increase
FHA 2003 Mortgage Limit Also Rises
November 26, 2002 New-home sales on soft slide
Feds survey finds pace steady at 1 million units
November 25, 2002 Cendant rebuts hint of SEC probe
Says 'no basis' for reported investigation of Homestore deals
November 25, 2002 Stewart Acquires First Data Systems and Cumberland Title Co.
November 22, 2002 First Armerica aid Aiming to Buy Security Co.
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Said Negotiating to Buy U.S. Investigations Services for $1B
November 22, 2002 Home-Link files Chapter 11
Petition arrived at Clerk's Office this morning
November 22, 2002 Home-Link's cashed out
Shortage of funds opens door to bankruptcy court
November 22, 2002 LandSafe Offers 'Super' Automated Valuation Model Through Combined Appraisal Products
November 22, 2002 Title insurance may save your assets
Few people know about this safety net until it's too late
November 21, 2002 First American Title President Gary L. Kermott Re-Elected to ALTA® Board of Governors
November 21, 2002 LandAmerica Strengthens Title Search Capabilities By Acquiring GeoData Research Systems
November 21, 2002 Title insurance may save your assets
Few people know about this safety net until it's too late
November 20, 2002 Housing starts crash
Pace of new construction takes biggest hit in almost 9 years
November 20, 2002 Mortgage Applications Increase to Very Strong Pace In Latest MBA Survey
Fixed Mortgage Rates Increase
November 20, 2002 Terror bill off to Bush
Senate okays terrorism risk insurance, awaits final signature
November 19, 2002 AOL-Time Warner-Homestore?
HOMS execs tried to sell company to AOL – ownership still possible
November 19, 2002 Badger State buyers still buying
Statewide home sales, median price climb above year-ago levels
November 19, 2002 HUD speeds claims process
Expects loan disposition project to save Fed $34 million
November 18, 2002 Cendant named in Homestore complaint
Real estate firm allegedly involved in illegal transactions
November 18, 2002 David M. Brazil Slected President And Chief Operating Officer of First California Title Company
November 18, 2002 Investors Title Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
November 15, 2002 Big break for terror insurance
Bill gets backing on Capitol Hill
November 15, 2002 Housing bill gets head nod on the Hill
House of Reps. okays downpayment simplification for FHA-insured mortgages
November 15, 2002 Soft economy yet to block home buyers
California, Florida, Illinois report year-over-year increases; Massachusetts sees cooling
November 14, 2002 Countrywide trades old ticker, name
Gives home page a facelift and makes enhancements to other site areas
November 14, 2002 Fidelity scores piece of LendingTree
Becomes second largest voting shareholder with 3.6 million shares of common stock
November 14, 2002 Fixed Mortgage Rates Decline in Latest MBA Survey
Refinancing Activity Remains Strong
November 12, 2002 Insurer stretches cease and desist
Farmers Insurance continues to offer insurance while final resolution worked out
November 12, 2002 Overseas funds flood U.S. market
Foreign-held property tops $44 billion, up 16% in last five years
November 12, 2002 Realtor's new ‘best friend'
NAR study reveals growing interest in vacation properties
November 8, 2002 FirstAm plays it ‘Safe'
Title insurer to acquire SafeRent tenant screening co.
November 8, 2002 Flagging Economy Continues To Keep Mortgage Rates Low
1-Year ARM Lowest Since 1994
November 7, 2002 Capital Title Group Provides Fourth Quarter 2002 and Year 2003 Guidance
November 7, 2002 Fixed Mortgage Rates Remain Steady In Latest MBA Survey Mortgage Applications Increase
November 7, 2002 Stewart announces national release of SureClose transaction management service
November 7, 2002 ZipForm unzips online
Web-based version enables access to electronic real estate forms from multiple locations
November 6, 2002 Buyers crush prior-year digits
Virginia, North Carolina report year-over-year increases in September sales
November 6, 2002 First-timers fuel condo sales
Third quarter pace eases but still 5.4% higher than last year
November 6, 2002 Title Insurance Business Grows for 6th Straight Year
November 5, 2002 FTC Staff Comments on Proposed Amendments to Regulations Implementing the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
November 4, 2002 FNF Officers and Directors Voluntarily Repay Loans Under Stock Purchase Loan Programs
November 4, 2002 Stewart Announces National Release of SureClose Transaction Management Service
November 4, 2002 Stewart Names Mike Davis as Chief Information Officer, Gary Morris as Chief Technology Officer
November 4, 2002 Valley National Bank Acquires NIA/Lawyers Title Agency, LLC
November 1, 2002 Housing Affordability Rises in Third Quarter
November 1, 2002 Housing Remains Firm In The Midst Of Economic Uncertainties, Economists Say
November 1, 2002 NAR Urges Further Review of HUD's RESPA Proposal
November 1, 2002 Why do 13 states block eRealty?
Old-line businesses have regulations that protect their turf
October 31, 2002 ALTA® Elects Board of Governors
October 31, 2002 Charles Kovaleski Named ALTA® President-Elect
October 31, 2002 Charles Kovaleski Named ALTA® President-Elect
October 31, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Announces Closing of Acquisition of Eastern Financial Systems, Inc.
October 31, 2002 Low Mortgage Rates, Healthy Home Appreciation Power Strong Refinancing Market In Third Quarter 2002
Fixed-Rate Mortgages Reach 36-Year Low, Propelling Refinances to Record Levels
October 31, 2002 Three Leading Regional Title Insurers Launch Realalliance
Nationwide Business Transaction Network Supports Independent Title Insurance Agents
October 30, 2002 Express Financial Services, Inc. honored by Stewart Title for outstanding performance
October 30, 2002 Fixed Mortgage Rates Decrease In Latest MBA Survey
Mortgage Applications Remain Very Strong
October 30, 2002 Land recycling steps up
Report shows 43% increase in land reuse activity over last year
October 30, 2002 MBA forecast spots slow recovery
Moderate economic growth is expected to slow mortgage market in 2003
October 30, 2002 Tech gap looms in listings avenues
Emerging technologies spur generational divide among agents
October 28, 2002 S&P Affirms Republic Mortgage and Affiliate 'AA' Ratings
October 28, 2002 S&P Afirms Old Republic Title Insurance Group Ratings
October 25, 2002 LandAmerica Announces Third Quarter Results
October 25, 2002 Old Republic Reports 10th Consecutive Rise In Quarterly Operating Earnings
Common Shareholders' Equity Crosses The Three Billion Dollar Mark
October 25, 2002 Stewart Achieves All-Time Revenue, Earnings Per Share and Earnings Records
October 24, 2002 HUD Will Not Require Terrorism Insurance On FHA-Insured Multifamily Loans
Policy Will Reduce Costs For Existing FHA-Insured Multifamily Properties and Encourage Construction of New Properties
October 24, 2002 Investors Title Company Announces All-Time Record Quarterly Earnings
October 24, 2002 Total 2003 Originations May Reach $1.57 Trillion
Moderate Economic Growth in 2003 Will Gradually Slow Mortgage Market
October 23, 2002 Fixed Mortgage Rates Increase In Latest MBA Survey
Mortgage Applications Remain Very Strong
October 23, 2002 FNIS Reports Record Third Quarter 2002 Revenue and EPS of $0.26 Before Merger Costs
October 23, 2002 Freddie Mac Announces Record Earnings For Third Quarter 2002
October 23, 2002 Inspectech Acquires Chicago-based Home Inspection Company
October 23, 2002 Terrorism coverage need not apply
HUD says it will not require terror insurance on FHA-insured multifamily loans
October 23, 2002 The First American Corporation Reports Record-Breaking Operating Results For the Third Quarter 2002
October 23, 2002 Vendor management lands new venue
First American aligns with Ocwen Technology Xchange to develop new vendor platform
October 22, 2002 AVM zeros in on accuracy, hit rate
Combines multiple statistical approaches with reconciliation stage for each county
October 22, 2002 Capital Title Group Reports Strong Third Quarter Results
Revenue Increased 89.4% Along With Improved Pre-Tax Profits
October 22, 2002 Ex-Homestore execs. plead guilty
Giesecke, Shew appear in Los Angeles courtroom; sentencing expected in April
October 22, 2002 Fateful three-day insider trading spree
Former execs. cashed out of HOMS before revealing financial statements were faulty
October 22, 2002 Race almost over for RESPA reform
HUD secretary says mortgage brokers not being 'singled out'
October 22, 2002 Treasury Department Issues USA PATRIOT Act Report to Congress
October 21, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Announces Acquisition Of Eastern Financial Systems, Inc.
October 21, 2002 Proposed RESPA changes 'premature'
NAR asks for additional hearings and extended comment period beyond Oct. 28 deadline
October 21, 2002 Senate passes FHA downpayment bill
Legislation to simplify requirements for FHA-insured mortgages
October 15, 2002 Fannie Mae Reports Record Third Quarter 2002 Operating Results
Operating Net Income of $1.631 Billion up 18.4 Percent over Third Quarter 2001
October 15, 2002 Fidelity National Financial Announces Acquisition of Bankers Insurance Flood Insurance Business
October 15, 2002 Stewart Mortgage Information Announces Alliance With Texas Law Firm
October 15, 2002 White House Conference on Minority Homeownership: Blueprint for the American Dream
October 14, 2002 Alliance secures loan delivery
DocuTech, SwiftView partner to offer online delivery and tracking of loan packages
October 14, 2002 ALTA® Submits Early Comments on HUD's Proposed RESPA Rule
Suggests Alternative Packaging Approach that Would Remedy Concerns Expressed About HUD Proposals
October 14, 2002 ERealty serves up 'anti-competitive' plea
Online brokerage takes Internet listings debate to the FTC
October 14, 2002 HOMS names EVP, General Counsel
Michael R. Douglas to replace Walter Lowry
October 12, 2002 ALERT Alert 10/12/02 - SAMPLE DRAFT LETTER TO CONGRESSMAN
October 12, 2002 ALERT Alert 10/12/02 - SAMPLE DRAFT LETTER TO CONGRESSMAN
October 12, 2002 ALERT Alert 10/12/02 - SAMPLE DRAFT LETTER TO HUD ON YOUR COMPANY’S LETTERHEAD
October 12, 2002 ALTA® ACTION ALERT: CONTACT HUD ON THE PROPOSED RESPA RULES
November 8, 2002
October 11, 2002 FiNet breaks deal with RealEstate.com
Agreement to purchase domain name and related assets terminated
October 11, 2002 FTC Conducts Workshop On State Law RestrictionsOn Internet Legal/Settlement Services
Panelists Focus on State Insurance Laws and Bar Rules as Possible Inhibitions to New Types of Settlement Services
October 11, 2002 Golden State expects 10% price surge
C.A.R.'s housing forecast predicts cooler sales pace with higher price-tags
October 11, 2002 Household Finance Co. Settles Lending Case
October 11, 2002 Mortgage Rates Continue To Ease According To Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
New Records Continue To Be Set
October 11, 2002 Sluggish recovery for L.A. region
Lusk Center economic forecast predicts 'choppy' upturn, reliant on U.S. performance
October 11, 2002 Stewart National Title Services Announces Partnership With GMAC Home Services
October 10, 2002 FNIS Posts Record-Breaking Number of Installations For Its Paragon(TM) MLS Platform
FNIS' Paragon(TM) MLS System Sets the Standard For Success in Internet-Based MLS Systems Technology
October 10, 2002 Title cos. hand back $50 million
Calif. consumer protection lawsuit reaches settlement, refunds to be disbursed in 6 months
October 9, 2002 ALTA® Provides Comments to SBA on HUD's RESPA Rule
October 9, 2002 ALTA® Provides Comments to SBA on HUD’s RESPA Rule
October 9, 2002 Fixed Mortgage Interest Rates Remain Near Record Lows
Mortgage Loan Applications Reach New Record Highs In Latest MBA Weekly Survey
October 9, 2002 Freddie Mac Finds Evidence of Economic Growth
October 9, 2002 Radian appeal concludes in California
Dept. of Ins. argues for ban on mortgage guaranty product
October 7, 2002 ALTA® Comments: State of California Department of Insurance vs. Radian Guaranty Appeals Hearing Concludes On Third Day
October 7, 2002 ALTA® Comments: State of California Department of Insurance vs. Radian Guaranty Appeals Hearing Concludes On Third Day
DOI Sets Out to Prove Radian's Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Unlawfully Contains Elements of Title Insurance; Radian Appeals DOI's Cease and Desist Order
October 7, 2002 Cendant group hit with lawsuit for $84.50
But class-action victory could cost millions in natural hazard disclosure report rebates
October 7, 2002 Homeowners insurance falls short
Study says despite rate and underwriting actions, this market still not earning its cost of capital
October 7, 2002 HUD vows to end 'sticker shock'
Proposed RESPA reform would give consumers upfront information about loan settlement
October 7, 2002 Realtors programmed for seamless deals
NAR chooses FNIS' workflow/communications platform for Realtor VIP Program
October 3, 2002 House Committee on Financial Services Holds Hearing entitled "Reforming the Real Estate Settlement Procedure: Review of HUD's proposed RESPA Rule"
October 2, 2002 Appraisal network 'flooded'
Transamerica Flood joins a la mode's Mercury Network of electronic appraisal delivery
October 2, 2002 Homes rank high with borrowers
ABA reports home equity loans carry least delinquencies of all loan categories
October 2, 2002 Homestore trims Realtor.com fat
Company will take million-dollar restructuring charge in third quarter
October 2, 2002 HUD hands help to borrowers in trouble
Introduces program designed to keep families out of foreclosure and in homes
September 30, 2002 Affordability flirts with record lows
Study finds ratio of home price to income low, but a rise in interest will upset the balance
September 30, 2002 Cash shortage crunches Domania
Firm furloughs staff, seeks more capital from new investors
September 30, 2002 Golden State urged to 'Smarten' up
ULI coalition proposes local, state actions for the improvement of urban growth patterns
September 30, 2002 Lenders reap tech paybacks
Study confirms automated underwriting results in cost savings, productivity gains
September 27, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Its Fifteenth Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend
Approves $5 Million Stock Repurchase Program
September 27, 2002 DOJ targets Wolff, Tafeen
Investigation turns to two more former Homestore execs
September 27, 2002 Farmers leaves Texas homeowners in dust
Insurer won't renew 700,000 policies; state calls decision 'tremendous disservice'
September 27, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall Again, Setting Yet Another New Record
September 27, 2002 PA Bankers Association And FNIS Join In A Federal Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers
September 27, 2002 RealEC deals with LSI
Agreement expands online ordering, delivery of appraisal, title, closing services
September 26, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Its Fifteenth Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend and Approval of $5 Million Stock Repurchase Program
September 26, 2002 Fitch: Title Insurers To Break Revenue Records In 2002
September 26, 2002 Lender's Service, Inc. Joins RealEC Technologies' Service Provider Network
The RealEC Exchange to Streamline LSI Settlement Services Delivery
September 26, 2002 News Analysis
Homestore: Implications of wrong-doing
September 26, 2002 Sales lag, price leads
NAR reports 1.7% dip in August sales, price still on the rise
September 25, 2002 Appraisers resist HUD proposal
Oppose initiative that would measure appraisal quality based on closed mortgage claims
September 25, 2002 Fitch Affirms Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Company At 'A-'
September 25, 2002 Fixed Mortgage Interest Rates Reach New Record Lows
Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Weekly Survey
September 25, 2002 Former HOMS execs. 'fess up to fraud
SEC charges they deliberately lied to independent auditors
September 24, 2002 Bernard E. Schneider Appointed to Board of Directors for First American Trust
September 24, 2002 FNC-MGIC Alliance Speeds Mortgage Insurance Turnaround for Lenders
September 24, 2002 Home-Link on the brink
Broker home services company faces losses, customer defections
September 24, 2002 Latino demand draws dilemma
Study examines group's housing changes and impact on Southern California
September 23, 2002 LandSafe Announces Availability of Wireless Credit Services
September 23, 2002 New rules for pressure-treated wood
EPA phasing in new, more expensive, more environmentally friendly wood treatments
September 23, 2002 Terrorism Insurance Survey Reveals Disturbing Trends
September 20, 2002 BCE Emergis Purchases Freddie Mac's On-Line Mortgage Processing And Closing Tools
Freddie Mac to Distribute Tools to Lenders in US Mortgage Market
September 20, 2002 Court follows suit on HUD's YSP policy
Says kickback fees require case-by-case analysis, overrules Culpepper III decision
September 20, 2002 LandAmerica Name Goes National to Unite Company
New Brand Identity Hits Streets in September
September 20, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall Again, Setting Yet Another New Record
September 19, 2002 ALTA® OPPOSES HUD's PROPOSED RESPA REGULATIONS
ALTA® Supports Revisions to RESPA Empowering Consumer Choice
September 19, 2002 Citigroup Settles FTC Charges Against the Associates Record-Setting $215 Million for Subprime Lending Victims
September 19, 2002 Committee on Financial Services Conducts Hearing entitled "Terrorist Financing: A Progress Report on Implementation of the USA PATRIOT Act"
September 18, 2002 Treasury Announces Final and Proposed Rules Under USA Patriot Act
September 17, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Licensing in Texas
September 17, 2002 EBay lands George W. home sale
Recent string of historical homes hits eBay Real Estate
September 16, 2002 Data Tree Adds New Search Functionality
Increases Accessibility to World's Largest Database of Imaged Land Records
September 16, 2002 Lawyers brood over small ponds
Legal coalition aims to research, recast Federal definition of 'wetland'
September 16, 2002 Leaks pollute appraisal
Appraisal Institute informs Congress on impact of leaking storage tanks on value of real estate
September 16, 2002 Mortgage Bankers urge action
MBA applauds legislation that would slim downpayment requirements for FHA-insured mortgages
September 16, 2002 Tax man eyes brokerage commissions
Realtors sue Florida to block proposed tax on services
September 13, 2002 Capital Title Group Receives Approval From California Department of Insurance For Merger With Nations Holding Group
September 13, 2002 Congress Fails To Pass Bankruptcy Reform
September 13, 2002 Housing maintains 'bellwether' status
Record low interest rates drive car, home sales
September 13, 2002 Market Uncertainty Keeps Mortgage Rates In Check, Finds Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
Housing Poised for Another Banner Year
September 13, 2002 Realty Alliance delivers power message to NAR
Give us clout on Internet, broker lobby argues
September 11, 2002 Builders' new site takes off
NAHB launches revamped Web site with added features that target consumers
September 11, 2002 eAppraiseIT Acquires Source One Services Corporation
September 11, 2002 Federal Judge Approves $60 Million Settlement with Home Mortgage Lender
September 11, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Weekly Survey
Refinance Index Increases From Previous Week
September 10, 2002 Builders support break in barriers
NAHB endorses HUD's new program that aims to identify obstacles in affordable housing
September 10, 2002 Signatures, notary seals go digital
CIC, Safedocs form partnership that allows end-to-end paperless transaction
September 9, 2002 Delinquencies And Foreclosures Increase Slightly In Second Quarter 2002
September 9, 2002 Fannie Mae 8th largest company in world
Forbes names 'Global 500,' Freddie and Berkshire also make the cut
September 9, 2002 Impact of low-income homeownership
New book evaluates effects of homeownership on low-income neighborhoods
September 9, 2002 Lenders counterpoint bankruptcy reform
Group says pending legislation could lead to more cases of predatory lending
September 6, 2002 Housing Affordability Declines Four Points in July
Gap Between California and U.S. Now 27 Percentage Points
September 6, 2002 LandAmerica Board Appoints New Officers
September 6, 2002 Long-Term Mortgages Set Yet Another Record Low In Freddie mac Weekly Survey
One-Year ARM Is Basically Unchanged From Last Week
September 6, 2002 MortgageSelect.com aims for one-stop shop
American Home Mortgage forges relationships with LendingTree and eRealty
September 6, 2002 New House-Price Data Belie Bubble Theories
September 6, 2002 The axe falls at Wheretolive.com
Company to lay off half of its staff tomorrow
September 5, 2002 Homeownership is Top Investment Priority for Americans
African Americans and Hispanics Still Face Obstacles to Homeownership Including Job Security, Understanding of the Process, and Discrimination
September 5, 2002 Second Quarter Home Values Continue To Show Strength According To Freddie Mac Quarterly Report
Record Low Mortgage Rates Add to the Vibrancy of the Housing Sector
September 4, 2002 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall Below 6 Percent to New Record Low
Mortgage Loan Applications Decrease Slightly from Previous Week
September 4, 2002 Merrimack County Registry of Deeds, N.H., Completes Computerized Land Records Upgrade
September 3, 2002 Bill targets California's housing crisis
Legislation aims to revamp state's construction dispute laws, reduce frivolous lawsuits
September 3, 2002 Sales 'settle into groove'
NAR forecasts sunny year for housing market, cites record low interest rates
August 30, 2002 Automated appraisal expands
RealEC, Appraisal.com form partnership to integrate transaction technology with appraisal network
August 30, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Slip To Previous Low Says Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
Refinancing Activity Remains High
August 30, 2002 Mold bill on the Hill
Legislation aims to establish the effects of mold exposure, standardize remediation efforts
August 30, 2002 No deal for FNIS, Factual Data
Previously announced acquisition called off
August 30, 2002 The First American Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
August 28, 2002 Affordable housing gains little ground
County governments more concerned with infrastructure problems
August 28, 2002 FNIS Files Federal Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Appraisal Board
August 28, 2002 Lack of cash or lack of supply?
Report suggests some affordability problems may be income problems, not housing problems
August 28, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Decrease from Previous Week's Record High
Fixed Mortgage Rates Remain Near Record Lows
August 28, 2002 Realtor.com gets hitched
Welcome Wagon will 'factor into' new Web site, product line
August 27, 2002 ALTA® Successful on Final IRS Reporting Rules
August 27, 2002 ALTA® Successful on Final IRS Reporting Rules
August 27, 2002 Countrywide fuses 3 units
Management group coordinates correspondent lending, loan closing and warehouse financing services
August 27, 2002 Golden State gains ground
C.A.R. reports mild month-over-month increases in sales, median price
August 27, 2002 Home sales gear up for record year
NAR reports 4.5% month-over-month increase in July
August 27, 2002 House targets mandatory inspections
Study would concentrate on holes in consumer protection safety net
August 26, 2002 $460 Million In Title Claims Paid In 2001 Says American Land Title Association®
August 26, 2002 $460 Million In Title Claims Paid In 2001 Says American Land Title Association®
August 26, 2002 Fidelity National Asset Management Solutions Buys Client REO Contracts From Freddie Mac
August 26, 2002 Placer Title Company Closes First Digital Real Estate Transaction Using Biometric Technology
August 23, 2002 Housing Sales Showing Signs Of Easing As Low Mortgage Retes Fuel Yet Another Refi Boom
One-Year ARM Drops Very Slightly
August 22, 2002 HUD defends RESPA reform
109-page report details benefits of agency's proposal
August 22, 2002 List dotes on developers
'Top 50' Web planning sites unveiled, aims to trim Web research time
August 22, 2002 Realty Web traffic surges
Real estate sites log 2nd largest increase in month-over-month traffic
August 21, 2002 Fitch Affirms Ratings Of Fidelity National Title Subsidiaries
August 21, 2002 Homestore promises no 'white elephants'
Customers to get fair deal on new Realtor.com products
August 21, 2002 LandSafe Expands Home Appraisal Product Line With New ValueGrid(TM) Introduction
August 21, 2002 San Francisco Bay Area prices good as gold
Home sales push upward in 9-county region, median price breaks new record
August 21, 2002 Web locks in 43% of population
Nationwide Internet use reaches record high, e-commerce gains ground
August 20, 2002 Houston homes 'fly off' market
Sales up as number of days on the market reaches record-low
August 20, 2002 No 'protection' for Radian
Mortgage insurer pulls title insurance 'alternative' off the market
August 20, 2002 Southland sales surge
July Southern California home sales exercise fastest pace in 14 years
August 20, 2002 Top insurers' weight distorts purpose
Growing market dominance contradicts benefits of insurance, consumers pay the price
August 19, 2002 Builders' prospects wane
NAHB's housing market index dips after record-breaking home sales this summer
August 19, 2002 Falling Rates May Linger At Current Levels
Apps decline even as rates reach new lows
August 19, 2002 Housing starts slip
Month-over-month single-family starts see 2.2 percent decrease
August 19, 2002 Online service takes a hint
HomeGain registers 3 millionth consumer to its Web-based service
August 16, 2002 BOOM! Tented house explodes
More than 100 homes sustain damage in South Bay community near Los Angeles
August 16, 2002 Cendant squabbles with Homestore
Renegotiating 18-month-old stock ownership agreement
August 16, 2002 Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Slide To Another New Low This Week, According To Freddie Mac Survey
One-Year ARM Rises Very Slightly
August 16, 2002 Home-Link shakes up management--again
President says layoffs are positive development for homeowner services company
August 16, 2002 Rates plunge deeper
Freddie Mac, Bankrate weekly surveys show interest rates shaking hands with another new low
August 15, 2002 CEOs put names on line
Countrywide, HomeSeekers among the first in realty
August 15, 2002 Consumers get the big picture
Upgrades at ConsumerInfo.com enable all three major credit reports to be seen at once
August 15, 2002 Investors Title Company Declares Cash Dividend to Shareholders
August 15, 2002 LandAmerica Executives File Sworn Statements With SEC
August 15, 2002 Price gap breaks a million
Home value comparison across the map shows 7% increase with greatest variance in California
August 14, 2002 Capital Title Group Provides Guidance for Third Quarter Ending September 30, 2002
August 14, 2002 Golden State pays up
California foreclosures take a nose-dive to 10-year lows
August 14, 2002 Home Price Gains Ease But Still Strong in Most Metro Areas
August 14, 2002 Most States See Home Sales Near Record in Second Quarter 2002
August 13, 2002 Appraisal errors debunked
LandSafe's new product weighs appraisal report accuracy and integrity
August 13, 2002 Lawsuit costs Homestore $23 million
But settlement puts $35 million in unrestricted cash coffers
August 13, 2002 Puget Sound asserts housing healthy
Northwest MLS reports sound figures for July
August 13, 2002 Straightjacket on privacy
California bill requires consumers' consent prior to distribution of financial, personal information
August 12, 2002 Fannie Mae CEO and CFO Voluntarily Certify Periodic Disclosures
August 12, 2002 HUD demands more muscle
Martinez says organization will tighten its hold on monitoring process of FHA-approved lenders
August 12, 2002 Insider trading, no more at Homestore
A year ago, cashing out was rampant
August 12, 2002 LandSafe spices up Web portal
Upgrades to appraisal process allow users to accept or decline orders, set inspection dates
August 12, 2002 Sales cool in Prairie State
Survey shows slowdown in number of homes sold in Illinois, steady increase in median price
August 12, 2002 The First American Corporation Announces WorldCom, Inc. Bond Exposure
August 9, 2002 California buyers lose ground
C.A.R. reports dip in California housing affordability index
August 9, 2002 Indications Of A Sluggish Economic Recovery Push Long-Term Mortgage Rates To New Lows This Week This Week
30-Year Fixed-Rates Fall To 32-Year Low In Freddie Mac Survey
August 9, 2002 Landata Systems Welcomes New Distributor
GTSI Authorized as AIM for Windows and Policy Register Distributor
August 9, 2002 Realtors and lawyers, new bedfellows
Pru Atlanta starts title company with law firm
August 9, 2002 The First American Corporation Sells Fastrac Systems to Ithaka Holdings, Inc.
August 9, 2002 Urban containment remains elusive
Study says policies in place rarely implemented
August 7, 2002 Interface 'plugs in' appraisal review
General American implements middleware product in effort to eliminate multiple data sending programs
August 7, 2002 Koenig steps down, shifts gears
GMAC Real Estate Chairman to 'take a breather,' then act as consultant
August 7, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Reach Record High Last Week
Fixed Mortgage Rates Set New Record Lows
August 7, 2002 Stewart Mortgage Information Acquires AMSauctions.com
August 7, 2002 Suburbia 'reinvented'
Smart growth initiatives good, mixed-use developments better
August 7, 2002 Texas sues Farmers Insurance
State advises other insurance providers to 'sit up, take notice'
August 6, 2002 AOL Caught In HOMS Lawsuit
CalSTRS Amends Class-Action Shareholder Complaint
August 6, 2002 Fed Swears In BOG Members
Donald L. Kohn, Ben S. Bernanke join Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
August 6, 2002 Radian Gets Boot In Pennsylvania
State Is Seventh To Ban Sale Of Lien Protection Product
August 6, 2002 Web Site Helps City-Hoppers Shop
Demographics Site Aims To Help Users Find The Best Place To Live
August 2, 2002 Freddie Mac Weekly Survey Finds Mortgage Rates Up Slightly From Record Lows
Continued Volatility Makes Forecasting Problematic
August 2, 2002 LandAmerica Expands Commercial Services; Acquires Due Diligence Firm
August 2, 2002 Rising Prices Nip Housing Affordability in Second Quarter
August 1, 2002 Housing Industry Continues To Shine Even As National Economy Slows
Mortgage Rates Fall, Home Values Grow, And Homeowners Reap The Benefits
August 1, 2002 Jury Awards $5M for Credit Error
August 1, 2002 Lenders to Access Factual Data Corp. Via FNC?s Collateral Management System
August 1, 2002 LendingTree Narrows Loss
Online Lender Exchange Posts $24.5 Million In Second-Quarter Revenues
August 1, 2002 New York Housing Market Levels Off, Remains Healthy
July 31, 2002 'Unaffordability Crisis' Culprit Named
Developer To Pay $118,000 Per House In Northern California
July 31, 2002 American Land Title Association® Issues Warning On Unlicensed Activity
Consumer Protection Cited
July 31, 2002 American Land Title Association® Issues Warning On Unlicensed Activity
Consumer Protection Cited
July 31, 2002 No More Closing Surprises
Reformed RESPA Aims To Shed Light On Mortgage Broker Fees, Educate Borrowers
July 31, 2002 Refinance Index Increases in Latest MBA Survey
Mortgage Loan Applications Up from Previous Week
July 31, 2002 State Home Sales All Over Map
Illinois, Florida, North Carolina Report Mixed Results, Higher Median Prices
July 30, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Reports Earnings and Revenues For the 2nd Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2002
July 30, 2002 First American Acquires Leading, Web-Based Invoice Management Provider
iClear Addition Enhances Default Technology With Streamlined Attorney-to-Servicer Billing
July 30, 2002 Freddie Mac Names Mike May Senior Vice President And Chief Operating Officer, Single Family Operations
July 30, 2002 HUD Acts On RESPA
Housing Agency Expected To Loosen Up On Kickback Rules
July 30, 2002 Listings Jump The Million-Mark Fence
MSN HomeAdvisor?s National Listing Of Homes For Sale Surpasses 1.5 Million
July 29, 2002 Investors Title Company Announces Record Earnings
July 29, 2002 Treasury And IRS Propose Changes To The Treatment Of Compensatory Stock Options In Cost Sharing Arrangements
July 26, 2002 Congress Passes Bankruptcy Bill Conference
July 26, 2002 Fitch Ratings Finds Title Insurance Industry Well Capitalized
July 26, 2002 Mortgage Rates Plummet To New, Record Breaking Lows This Week, According To Freddie Mac Survey
One-Year Arm Also Tumbles To Lowest Level In More Than Eight Years
July 26, 2002 Old Republic's Second Quarter Earnings Growth Driven By Strong Gains In General Insurance
Net Income Enhanced By Special Tax Recovery
July 26, 2002 Realtor.com To Get New Look
Long, Ozonian Hint At Brand-New Lineup Of Products And Services
July 26, 2002 The First American Corporation Reports Operating Results For The Second Quarter 2002
Results Exceed Consensus Estimates
July 25, 2002 Capital Title Group Reports Second Quarter Results
Adds Nine Branches in Second Quarter
July 25, 2002 Commerce Title Names Executive Vice President of Operations
July 25, 2002 LandAmerica Announces Second Quarter Results
July 25, 2002 LandAmerica Appoints Theodore L. Chandler, Jr. as Chief Operating Officer
July 25, 2002 Robert J. Palmer Appointed Chief Information Officer at LandAmerica
July 25, 2002 Treasury And IRS Propose Changes To The Treatment Of Compensatory Stock Options In Cost Sharing Arrangements
July 24, 2002 AVMs Combine For Accuracy
EAppraiseIT?s Expanded Valuation Process Aims To Improve Hit Rate
July 24, 2002 Cendant Settles For $54 Million
D&O Insurance To Pay For CUC Executives' Misdeeds
July 24, 2002 Done Damage: Report Gauges Losses
LSI provides Disaster Inspection Reports For Arizona, Colorado And Texas Properties
July 24, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions and Factual Data Corp Announce Merger Agreement
July 24, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2002 EPS of $0.21
July 24, 2002 Housing Construction Lags Population Growth
Fannie Mae Analyst Blames Bias, Misperception, Housing Tax Policies
July 23, 2002 Freddie Mac Announces Record Operating Earnings For Second Quarter 2002
Second Quarter 2002 Operating Earnings Per Share Up 26 Percent
July 23, 2002 HUD Clarifies Purpose of RESPA Statement of Policy on Unearned Fees
July 23, 2002 Pilot Appraisal Technology Takes Off
A la mode, Value IT introduce Appraisal Program Compliant With MISMO?s XML Standards
July 22, 2002 Housing Groups Refute Housing 'Bubble'
Laud Greenspan Testimony
July 19, 2002 HUD Unveils "Appraiser Watch" - Claims New Protections For Homeowners
HUD To Hold Appraisers Accountable for Their Performance
July 19, 2002 Midwest Mortgage Lender Agrees to Settle Illegal Lending Charges
FTC, State of Illinois Also File Suit Against Mortgage Broker
July 19, 2002 Treasury Issues Guidance on the USA PATRIOT Act, Pending Issuance of Final Rule
July 18, 2002 American Title Company Announces Addition of Key Personnel
July 18, 2002 Federal Reserve and SEC Jointly Announce Enforcement Actions Against the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
July 18, 2002 PMI CFO John Lorenzen to Retire
July 18, 2002 Yahoo! Screams Real Estate
Homes Category Front And Center On Home Page
July 17, 2002 Homes.com Rises From Ashes
Once-Troubled Company Poised To Emerge From Bankruptcy
July 17, 2002 Housing Market Index Rises One Point In July
Builder Confidence Holding Steady
July 17, 2002 Housing Starts Down 3.6 Percent In June From Previous Month?s Exceptionally Strong Pace
July 17, 2002 Refinance Index Increases from Previous Week as Fixed-Mortgage Rates Reach All-Time Lows
Mortgage Loan Applications Down Slightly in Latest MBA Survey
July 17, 2002 Title Insurance Survey in Orange County Uncovers Realtors' Views on Their Title Companies' Service and Performance, Online Services and Selection Habits
July 17, 2002 TransUnion Swallows Statewide Documentation
Credit Bureau Subsidiary Acquires Document Preparation Service
July 17, 2002 Treasury and Federal Financial Regulators Issue Patriot Act Regulations on Customer Identification
July 16, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Appoints Dwayne Walker Chief Operating Officer
July 16, 2002 MGIC Finds Housing Market Stable in Second Quarter
Southern California Housing Markets Rank Among the Nation's Strongest
July 16, 2002 TransUnion Aims At Acquisition
Credit Bureau Subsidiary To Add Document Preparation, Signing Co.
July 16, 2002 United Title Company Teams With RealtyAssist To Extend ClosingPoint Title Insurance Solution
July 15, 2002 Fannie Mae Reports Record Second Quarter 2002 Financial Results
Operating Net Income of $1.573 Billion up 19.7 Percent over 2nd Qtr 2001
July 15, 2002 Home-Purchase Mortgages To Reach Record High
MBA Releases Mid-Year Forecast
July 15, 2002 Homestore Puts On New Front Door
Online Real Estate Firm Shows Off Its Core Asset: Home Listings
July 15, 2002 More Than $8 Billion In Commercial Property Deals Killed, Delayed Or Changed DueTo Terrorism Insurance Issues
July 15, 2002 Mortgage Giants Agree to SEC Rules
July 12, 2002 California's Housing Affordability Index Drops
Seven Percentage Points In May, C.A.R. Reports
July 12, 2002 Foreigners May Dump U.S. Property
INS Rule Would Cut Stays To 'Fair And Reasonable' Amount Of Time
July 12, 2002 Landata Systems Recognized With Seven Marketing Awards
July 12, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Continue Trek Down While Adjustable Rate Loan Inches Higher, According To Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
July 12, 2002 The First American Corporation Announces WorldCom, Inc. Bond Exposure
July 11, 2002 House Financial Services Committee Approves Roukema Housing Bill
July 11, 2002 HUD Sends Proposed Draft RESPA Rule to Congress for Review
July 11, 2002 Rep. Oxley Calls on FCC to Answer Corporate Accountability Questions
July 10, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Announces Closing Of Micro General Merger
July 10, 2002 Home Builders Bash Records
D.R. Horton, M.D.C. Holdings Report Double-Digit Order Increases Over Last Year
July 10, 2002 HomeStore Stock Fading
Trading At Under $1
July 10, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up in Latest MBA Survey
Purchase Index Increases from Previous Week
July 10, 2002 Rep. Baker Subcommittee to Question Treasury Official on GSE Policy
July 10, 2002 Sluggish Economy Helping Housing Market, And Vice Versa - NAR
July 8, 2002 Aspalaga Bluffs Now Off Limits
St. Joe Co. Transfers 500-Acre Natural-Area Parcel To The Nature Conservancy
July 8, 2002 Credit And Punishment
FTC Bans Debt Collector From Business, Refers Case To Justice Department
July 8, 2002 Fitch Ratings Downgrades Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund To 'BBB+'
July 2, 2002 Data Trace Acquires New Jersey Tax Research Firm
Establishes Foundation for Northeast Operations
July 2, 2002 FNC Beefs Up Its Pipeline
Collateral Information Co., Titleserv Partner To Expedite Title Process
July 2, 2002 Predatory Lenders Beware
Law Designed To Protect California Home Buyers From Unscrupulous Lenders Now In Effect
July 2, 2002 SettlementRoom Takes Aim At Redundancy
Software, e-Document Providers Partner To Expand Loan-Possessing Service
July 1, 2002 Cost Of Homeowners Insurance On The Rise
Insurance Premiums Rise 8%, Report Points To 'Extraordinary Number Of Catastrophes'
July 1, 2002 Fannie Mae Ranks First on 'Best Companies for Minorities' List
July 1, 2002 North Carolina Home Sales Up 13%
Second Home, Resort Sales Posted Largest Gains
June 28, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Acquires Comstock Net Services, Inc.
June 28, 2002 Fitch Ratings Affirms American Pioneer Title's 'AA' IFS Rating
June 28, 2002 Mortgage Lender Deals With Domania
Charter One Adds Home Price Data To Its List Of Mortgage Services
June 28, 2002 Mortgage Rate Decline Continues According To Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
One-Year Adjustable Rate Barely Budges
June 27, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Declares 5 for 4 Stock Split
June 27, 2002 HUD Announces 'Homebuyer Bill Of Rights'
Part Of Bush Administration Effort To Expand Homeownership Opportunities -- HUD to Reform Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
June 27, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Boom As Interest Rates Continue Their Decline
Housing Continues to be the Bright Spot in the U.S. Economy
June 27, 2002 New-Home Sales Surge to Record High In May
June 27, 2002 Ohio Home Sales 'Through The Roof'
Statewide Sales See 7.8 Percent Increase From Last Year
June 26, 2002 California Home Sales Jump 22%
Strong Demand, Low Inventory Continues To Fuel Home Sales, Median Remains Above $300,000
June 26, 2002 Data Trace Completes Title Plant Conversion For Marin County
June 26, 2002 Higher Interest Rates On Horizon
Chief Economists See Sluggish Growth, Upturn In Capital Spending, Fed Tightening
June 26, 2002 Housing Boom Still Hot
But 'Torrid Pace' Of Home Price Appreciation Unlikely To Continue
June 26, 2002 HUD NEWS RELEASE: HUD Announces 'Homebuyer Bill Of Rights'
Part Of Bush Administration Effort To Expand Homeownership Opportunities -- HUD to Reform Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
June 26, 2002 Landsafe Expands Inspections
Company Changes Name To LandSafe Inspection Services To Reflect 'Wide Variety' Of Services
June 25, 2002 Mortgage Industry Production Margins In 2001 Exceed Last Refinance Boom
June 24, 2002 Credit Infonet Inc. Files Suit Against Radian Group
June 24, 2002 Keeping A Close Eye On Closing Process
Real Estate Portal Aims To Streamline Closings, Keep Buyers, Sellers In The Loop
June 24, 2002 LandSafe Names Industry Title Veteran, Randall E. Cox, President of LandSafe Title
June 24, 2002 Regulatory Momentum Builds Against Radian Product
June 24, 2002 Regulatory Momentum Builds Against Radian Product
June 21, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Opening Of Four New Arizona Branches
June 21, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Announces Extension of Tender Offer Period for MGEN
June 21, 2002 Intuit Spins Off Quicken Loans
Founder, Chairman Dan Gilbert To Lead Investment Group
June 21, 2002 Mortgage Rate Decline Resumed After Last Week's Lull According To Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
One-Year Adjustable Rate Continued Its Decline As Well
June 21, 2002 Radian to Appeal California Order Against Radian Lien Protection
June 20, 2002 Radian Suffers Blow to Its Lien Protection Product
June 20, 2002 Radian Suffers Blow to Its Lien Protection Product
June 19, 2002 A Bird's Eye View Of Real Estate
Claritas Adds Aerial Photos To Its Online Data Site
June 19, 2002 Banks At Risk With Sub-Prime
New FDIC Report Points To B And C Paper Problems
June 19, 2002 Fannie Mae Announces Ten-point Plan to Increase Minority Homeownership
June 19, 2002 John R. Thoma Appointed Chief Financial Officer For First American Title Insurance Company
June 19, 2002 Legislation Jumps Hurdle
Housing Affordability Legislation Passed On To House Financial Services Committee
June 19, 2002 Senate Votes Yes On Terrorism Insurance
Legislation To Create Federal Reinsurance Program Goes To Conference Committee
June 18, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Its Fourteenth Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend
June 18, 2002 First American National Default Outsourcing Launches Outsource-On-Demand
June 18, 2002 First American Title Insurance Company Acquires Florida-Based Guardian Title Services, Inc.
Secures Leading Market Share Position in Region
June 18, 2002 LandSafe Credit Services to be Available on ABC Virtual's ECLoanPro Loan Origination System
June 18, 2002 Stewart Acquires Bromstad Abstract & Title Co. of Eureka Springs, Ark.
June 18, 2002 TransContinental Title will Use GATORS Technology to Establish Connections with Mortgage Origination Systems and Industry Networks
June 17, 2002 A Call For Terrorism Risk Insurance
Bankers, Builders Group Rally Support For Reinsurance Backstop
June 17, 2002 Mortgage cos. Slow to adopt e-closing
New Method's Rate Of Acceptance 'Less Than Enthusiastic,' Standardization Needed
June 17, 2002 Philadelphia Hub 'Money Belt'
Report Says Life Sciences And Biotech Key Industries For Mid-Atlantic Region
June 17, 2002 Trump Bashes Insurance Industry
Real Estate Mogul Says Insurers ?Ought To Be Ashamed Of Themselves?
June 17, 2002 Web Beats Newspapers
Print World's Loss Of Home Shoppers Is 'Net's Gain
June 14, 2002 Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Flat, Finds Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
One-Year Adjustable Rate Drops Slightly
June 14, 2002 Freddie Goes Bilingual
Mortgage Lender Launches Spanish Home Buyer Education Web Site
June 14, 2002 High-Priced Housing Spawn ?Cycles Of Sprawl?
Experts Examine Housing Shortage, But Provide Few Solutions
June 14, 2002 The Unexpected Juggernauts
Fidelity and First American Buy Up Remains Of Tech Glory Days
June 13, 2002 80-10-10 Bashing
PMI Cos. Fret About Popular Loan Type
June 13, 2002 Capital Title Group Signs Definitive Merger Agreement With Nations Holding Group Headquartered in California
June 13, 2002 Land-Use Planning Goes Awry
Policy-Makers Fail To Coordinate Open Space With Growth Management
June 13, 2002 S&P Revises LandAmerica Financial Group Inc., Outlook to Negative
June 13, 2002 Self-Service Loan Pre-Approval
Ignite Aims To Put Consumers 'In Charge' Of Mortgage Loan Application Experience
June 12, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Opens New Regional Office
June 12, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Down in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Increases from Previous Week
June 12, 2002 PMI and American Pioneer Title Insurance Join Orlando Habitat for Humanity toFulfill a Dream
June 11, 2002 Boomers Love Real Estate
Where Are They Going Next?
June 11, 2002 Freddie Mac's Loan Prospector® Celebrates 20 Million Loans
Product Re-engineered Mortgage Loan Underwriting Process
June 11, 2002 Supreme Court Favor Affordable Housing Owners
Court Says Borrowers Of FmHA Loans Can Enforce Contracts, Seek Compensation
June 11, 2002 What Bust?
Panel At Editor's Conference Sees No Housing Bubble
June 10, 2002 A Call For Low-Cost Closings
FTC Staff Members Say North Carolina Closing Policy Requiring Lawyers Costly, Meaningless
June 10, 2002 Columbia Bank to Acquire First Jersey Title Services, Inc.
June 10, 2002 Low Homeownership Rates Addressed
Bank, Lawmaker Outline Homeownership Challenges Minorities Face In Orange County
June 7, 2002 California Cries Over Housing Crisis
Bay Area Realtors' Housing Summit To Seek Solutions, Overall State's Affordability At 27%
June 7, 2002 Mold May Attack E&O
Litigation Attorney Warns Brokers Could Be Lawsuit Targets
June 7, 2002 Mortgage Rates Remain Below Seven Percent For Ninth Consecutive Week
Activity and Value Of Housing Remain At High Levels
June 7, 2002 Real Estate License Applications Surge
Housing Boom, Economy Spark Largest Increase In Texas Real Estate Licensees In 5Years
June 6, 2002 Data Trace Acquires Michigan Tax Research Firm
Continues Geographic Expansion With Key Detroit-area Acquisition
June 6, 2002 Freddie Mac's Single-Family Mortgage Servicing Portfolio Hits 10 Million Loan Mark
June 6, 2002 President Bush Promotes Housing
Declares June National Homeownership Month
June 6, 2002 Staff Changes And Promotions At LandAmerica
Elzeer Named Vice President and NCS Manager
June 6, 2002 Study: Housing Blocked Recession in Nation's Top Metro Areas
June 5, 2002 Borrower Loses Appeal In Fourth-Circuit Lender Markups Case
June 5, 2002 Hard Medicine For Housing Woes
Congress? Millennial Housing Commission Reports Its Recommendations
June 5, 2002 House Passes Brownfield Redevelopment Measure to Revitalize Small Communities
June 5, 2002 Housing Values Rose At Vigorous Pace In First Quarter Of 2002, Finds Freddie Mac Quarterly Report
Middle Atlantic States Are The Front Runners
June 5, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Decreases from Previous Week
June 5, 2002 Trade Groups Politicize Housing Report
Home Builders, Mortgage Brokers, Apartment Owners Leverage Report To Push Legislation
June 4, 2002 California Foreclosures 'Flat'
Bay Area Homeowners Lead The State
June 4, 2002 Terrorism Reinsurance Backstop Needed
Bankers Group Says $7 Billion In Mortgage-Backed Securities At Risk
June 3, 2002 First American and LandAmerica Create Nation's Largest Provider of Real Estate Valuation Services
Joint Venture to Increase Transaction Volume and Improve Profitability -
June 3, 2002 Home Sellers? Expectations Move Higher
Gap Widens Between Prices Sellers Want To Get, Buyers Want To Pay
May 31, 2002 California Research Institute Launched
Keston Institute To Address California Infrastructure Challenges
May 31, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Reach Six Month Low In Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
1-Year ARM Capturing Greater Share Of The Market
May 31, 2002 Technology cos. Launch New Service
MortgageRamp, RDA To Offer Customized System Design For Commercial Lenders
May 30, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Addition of Key Personnel
May 30, 2002 Automated Closing One Step Closer
Edina Realty Introduces Online Access To Closing Docs
May 30, 2002 FNF Introduces UCCPlus Insurance Protection
May 30, 2002 Relocating 'Better, Faster And Cheaper'
Real Estate Information Provider To Combine Home Inspection, Appraisal Process
May 30, 2002 Title co. Eliminates Guesswork
Federal Title & Escrow Launches Online Quote Generator
May 29, 2002 LandAmerica Board Announces Departure of Markets EVP
May 29, 2002 LendingTree, American Express Partner
Rewards Program To Provide Bonus Points For Completing Real Estate Transactions
May 29, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Increases from Previous Week
May 29, 2002 Stewart Announces Growth to 6,000 Offices Nationwide
May 28, 2002 IRS Proposed Rules on Attorney Reporting
May 28, 2002
May 28, 2002 Rep. LaFalce Introduces RESPA Amendments On Mark-Ups, Unearned Fees, Revisions To HUD-1 Form And Enforcement Provisions
May 28, 2002 Rep. LaFalce Introduces RESPA Amendments On Mark-Ups, Unearned Fees, Revisions To HUD-1 Form And Enforcement Provisions
May 28, 2002 S&P Raises Fidelity National Title Insurance Group Ratings to 'A'
May 23, 2002 Fourth Circuit Unanimously Rejects HUD Position That RESPA § 8(b)
Applies To Mark-Ups And Other Overcharges
May 17, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions To Acquire Factual Data Corp.
May 17, 2002 Mortgage Bankers Want Out Of RESPA
MBA Proposes Liability Relief For ?Guaranteed Closing Cost? On Packaged Settlement Services
May 17, 2002 Radian Launches eUnderwriting
Real-Time Credit Evaluations Aim To Simplify Mortgage Process
May 17, 2002 Rising Rates Reflect Rebounding Economy
Long- And Short-Term Mortgage Rates Creep Up This Week
May 17, 2002 S&P CORRECT: Stewart Title Guaranty Co. Rated 'A-'
May 17, 2002 This Date In History
May 16, 1998: Ralph Nader Takes On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
May 17, 2002 Titlelogix.Com Offers Single-Seat Title And Escrow Solution
May 16, 2002 ALTA® Advice: Save Money on Your Refinance
Ask for Special Refinance or Reissue Rate
May 16, 2002 ALTA® Advice: Save Money on Your Refinance
Ask for Special Refinance or Reissue Rate
May 16, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions To Acquire Hansen Quality Loan Services
May 16, 2002 Housing Market Index Unchanged at 61 in May
May 16, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Down in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Decrease Slightly from Previous Week
May 16, 2002 Realtors Storm Capitol Hill
Edwards Rallies NAR Delegates In Advance Of Today?s Meetings With Congress
May 15, 2002 Bay State Sales Rebound
Massachusetts Home Sales Climb Nearly 12%
May 15, 2002 Brownfields To Turn Green Again
EPA Working On Cleanup Law Implementation
May 15, 2002 Homestore Reports Quarterly Financial Results
Company Reports Loss From Continuing Operations Of $35.7 Million
May 15, 2002 Lenders Get Faster Mortgage Turnaround through FNC-NATC Alliance
May 15, 2002 S&P Assigns Stewart Title Guaranty Co. 'A-' Rating
May 15, 2002 The Other Factor In The Housing Boom
Technology May Be Playing Role With Market Upturn
May 14, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions to Provide Suite of Technology Tools for Prudential Real Estate
May 14, 2002 Metro Area Home Prices Show Strong Gains Across Country, NAR
May 14, 2002 Total State Existing-Home Sales Hit New Record In First Quarter, NAR
May 10, 2002 Californians Continue To Feel The Squeeze
Housing Affordability Index Falls Five Points In March
May 10, 2002 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Three-Year Stock Repurchase Program
May 10, 2002 Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Barely Budge From Low Level
May 10, 2002 MBA Opposes Disclosure Legislation
Bankers Group Says Uniform Securities Disclosure Act 'Raises Unresolved Issues'
May 10, 2002 The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
May 8, 2002 First American Partners With MarketLinx to Create Web-Based MLS Software Provider
Productivity Solutions Give Brokers and Their Agents Greater Power
May 8, 2002 First American Title Insurance Company Acquires Guaranty Title Corporation of Portland, Maine
Increases State Market Share to 45 Percent
May 8, 2002 Home Sales Projected to Settle But Set Record This Year
May 8, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance and Purchase Indexes Increase from Previous Week
May 7, 2002 Court Approves National Marine Fisheries Service Agreement With the National Association of Home Builders
May 7, 2002 Expansion Plan
GMAC Real Estate Commits $100 Million To Acquisitions, New Offices
May 7, 2002 Mark-Up Amendment To RESPA §8(b) Introduced In House Of Representatives
May 6, 2002 Deadline Delayed
Banks Get More Time To Implement New Disclosures
May 6, 2002 Herbert B. Tasker Appointed to Board of Directors For The First American Corporation
May 6, 2002 New York's 'Thriving' Market
Sales Of Existing-Single Family Homes Up 11% In March
May 6, 2002 Texas Housing Market Boom
It's All About The Listings
May 3, 2002 Boomers Staying Put
Builder's Association Kicks-Off Home Remodeling Month By Certifying 'Aging-In-Place Specialists'
May 3, 2002 Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Lowest In Almost Six Months
All Interest Rates Are Down For The Fifth Consecutive Week
May 3, 2002 Freddie Mac Board Members Re-Elected At Annual Meeting
May 3, 2002 Immigration Blamed For Housing Shortage
Analyst Forsees ?Socially Significant? Housing Shortage In Southern California
May 2, 2002 Federal Reserve Board Announces Postponement of Recent Amendments To Regulation C (Home Mortgage Disclosure Act)
May 2, 2002 Household Refinancing Accelerates In First Quarter 2002
Low Mortgage Rates Entice Homeowners To Continue To Dip Into Equity
May 2, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Increase from Previous Week
May 2, 2002 Pirates of the Internet
Homestore lawsuit accuses Bargain Network of scraping, reselling Realtor.com data
May 2, 2002 Risk Or Race?
Study Alleges ?Factors Other Than Risk? At Work In Subprime Lending
May 2, 2002 Senator Sarbanes Introduces Legislation To Combat Predatory Lending Practices
May 2, 2002 Summary of The "Predatory Lending Consumer Protection Act of 2002" Introduced Senator Sarbanes
May 2, 2002 This Date In History
May 1, 2000: Homestore, AOL Announce $200 Million Marketing Partnership
May 1, 2002 ALTA® Federal Conference: Lobbying Sheets on Issues
May 1, 2002 Cendant Gets New Executive  
Henry Diamond Named Vp Investor Relations
May 1, 2002 Fidelity National Financial Inc. Introduces UCCPlus Insurance Protection(TM)
May 1, 2002 HomeGain Breaks Record
Internet Co. Announces $8 Million In Commissions Paid To Agents During First Quarter
May 1, 2002 Investors Title Company Announces Earnings
May 1, 2002 Letter to Sec, Martinez
May 1, 2002 Lobbying Sheet: Interest on Business Checking
May 1, 2002 Lobbying Sheet: Predatory Lending
May 1, 2002 Lobbying Sheet: Protecting Your Interests in Washington
May 1, 2002 Lobbying Sheet: RESPA\TILA "Reform"
May 1, 2002 Lobbying Sheet: Title Insurance Facts
May 1, 2002 Protecting Your Interests in Washington, May 1, 2002
Protecting Your Interests in Washington
April 30, 2002 ?All Other Things Being Equal?
Urban Institute Study Finds Disparate Treatment Of Prospective Minority Borrowers
April 30, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Reports Record Earnings and Revenues Forthe First Quarter Ended March 31, 2002
April 30, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Announces Tender Offer For Micro General
April 30, 2002 FiNet Bags RealEstate.com
Assets To Be Acquired Include Domain Name, Web Site And Broker Hosted Web Sites
April 30, 2002 Study Notes ?Career-Killing Behavior? For Would-Be Chief Executives
April 29, 2002 'Bleeding The System'
Congressman Spearheads Effort To Address Mortgage Fraud
April 29, 2002 Fitch Ratings Publishes Stewart Title Group's IFS Report
April 29, 2002 HUD Studies Awareness Of Fair Housing Laws
Organization Reports Most Americans Support Fair Housing Act, But Many Don't Grasp Legalities
April 29, 2002 The Big Money
Title Cos. Report Impressive First-Quarter Financial Results
April 26, 2002 eNeighborhood Celebrates Buy-Back
Company To Give Away Software In 'We're Free' Promotion
April 26, 2002 FDIC Report Discusses Challenges Bank Mortgage Lenders May Face If Interest Rates Rise
April 26, 2002 Mortgage Rates Fall For The Fourth Consecutive Week
One-Year Arm Is Lowest Since Week Ending April 1, 1994
April 26, 2002 New-Home Sales Down 3 Percent In March Following Upwardly Revised January, February Numbers
Home Prices Remain Solid in First Quarter
April 25, 2002 Fidelity National Financial Announces:
10% Stock Dividend / Quarterly Cash Dividend of $.10
April 25, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Reports First Quarter EPS of $0.18
April 25, 2002 Homeowners Left In The Lurch
Homeowner?s Insurance Policies No Longer Protect Against Terrorist Acts
April 25, 2002 Insuring Catastrophic Risks
Federal Legislation Would Make Reinsurance Available For Homeowner?s Insurance
April 25, 2002 LandAmerica Announces First Quarter Results
April 25, 2002 Old Republic Announces Record Quarterly Earnings
Each Business Segment Contributes to Earnings Growth
April 25, 2002 Stewart Reports Best-Ever First Quarter Results
April 25, 2002 The First American Corporation Reports Operating Results for the First Quarter 2002
Segment Data Expanded to Highlight Diversification -
April 24, 2002 ?All About Money?
Homestore.com CEO Says Shareholder Lawsuits Likely To Be Settled Eventually
April 24, 2002 Banks Out Of Real Estate For Another Year
U.S. Treasury Ducks Controversial Rule Making
April 24, 2002 Capital Title Group Reports First Quarter Revenue and Earnings Surpass Analyst's Projections
Revenue Up 57.4%, Pre-Tax Income Up 274.6%, and Net Income Up 123.1%
April 24, 2002 House Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity Holds Hearing on H.R. 3995, the Housing Affordability for America Act of 2002
April 24, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Increase Slightly from Previous Week
April 24, 2002 NAR Weighs In
Realtors' Organization Says Banking Lobby Must 'Face Reality'
April 24, 2002 Subcommittee to Hear from Industry on Regulatory Relief Legislation
April 24, 2002 Twenty-Year Battle Over
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
April 23, 2002 A New Politics In America
Community Associations Explode Onto The Scene
April 23, 2002 ALTA®-Radian Lawsuit Remanded to State Court
April 23, 2002 ALTA®-Radian Lawsuit Remanded to State Court
April 23, 2002 Branching Out
LendingTree, MSN HomeAdvisor Partner
April 23, 2002 Fannie Mae's Chief Economist Dismisses Claims of Housing Price Bubble
The Housing and Mortgage Markets Will Remain Strong During Economic Recovery
April 23, 2002 RealEC Technologies and ABC Virtual Sign Network Access and Licensing Agreement
ECLoanPro Manages Connectivity Using RealEC Title Services Integration
April 23, 2002 Senator Sarbanes To Unveil Predatory Lending Legislation
April 22, 2002 Home Sales Surge
Southern California Home Sales Jump 34%
April 22, 2002 Roger S. Hull Named Chief Executive Officer for Vendor Management Services
April 19, 2002 Changes At The Top
RE/MAX Announces Executive Appointments
April 19, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Continue To Decline As Inflation Fears Subside
April 19, 2002 Mirada Ranch Sees Granholm Opinion as 'Disastrous' For Landowners Throughout Michigan
April 19, 2002 Profile
NF, FNIS, MGEN?and PFS
April 18, 2002 Committee Approves Deposit Insurance Legislation by Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority
April 18, 2002 Fannie Mae Reports Record 1st Quarter 2002 Financial Results
Operating Net Income of $1.519 Billion up 22.7 Percent Over 1st Quarter 2001>
April 18, 2002 Houston's 'Positive Indication'
Home Sales Up 11% Compared With A Year Ago, According To Report
April 18, 2002 Kottschade Goes To Appeal
Should Fifth Amendment Property Rights Cases Be Decided In Federal Court?
April 18, 2002 Supreme Court Ruling On Tenants By The Entirety
April 17, 2002 'Big Changes Ahead'
Newspapers Face 'Triple Threat' As Realtors Shun Print Ads For Internet Listings
April 17, 2002 'Skyrocketing' Costs
California Insurers Group Takes Aim At Mold Claims
April 17, 2002 Broken Links?
Home-Link Nabs $9.1 Million; Early Adopters Still Tweaking Business Model
April 17, 2002 First On The Block
ABC Virtual, MGIC Form Alliance
April 17, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Increase Slightly from Previous Week
April 12, 2002 ATIM Opens Meeting, Elects Officers
April 12, 2002 Inspectech Acquires Florida Home Inspection Company
Acquisition Provides Foothold in Key Florida Markets
April 12, 2002 Inventory Squeeze
Demand Far Outstrips Supply In California Housing Markets
April 12, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Drop To Lowest Level In Four Weeks, According To Freddie Mac Survey
ARM Rate Ticks Up Very Slightly From Previous Week
April 12, 2002 Oxley Moves Brownfields Bill Through Financial Services Committee
April 11, 2002 $350 Million In Title Claims Paid In 2000 Says American Land Title Association®
Claims Happen
April 11, 2002 $350 Million In Title Claims Paid In 2000 Says American Land Title Association®
"Claims Happen"
April 11, 2002 ?Disingenuous? spin
Consumers Union denounces State Farm?s new Texas homeowner?s insurance policy
April 11, 2002 Fannie Mae Introduces eCommitting -- New Web-based Tool Provides Online Cash Committing for a Variety of Loan Products
April 11, 2002 Freddie Mac Sees Strengthening Economy
April 11, 2002 General American Reports Record Results
April 11, 2002 HOMS again
Homestore survives Nasdaq delisting hearing, regains E-less ticker symbol
April 11, 2002 IDX turns political
MLS organizations having trouble appeasing brokers? conflicting interests
April 10, 2002 ALTA® Amendments Adopted in House
April 10, 2002 ALTA® Amendments Adopted in House
April 10, 2002 Click-and-order PMI
Countrywide correspondent lenders to order Radian mortgage insurance online
April 10, 2002 Factual Data Corp. and AppIntell, Inc. Partner to Provide DISSCOScan Comprehensive Fraud Detection Service in the Mortgage Industry
April 10, 2002 Homestore said, VideoHomeTours said
Realtor.com operator refutes video tour company?s accusations, says process improved
April 10, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Down in Latest MBA Survey
Refinance & Purchase Indexes Decrease from Previous Week
April 9, 2002 Economists See No Signs Of Housing Bubble
April 9, 2002 Homeless Boomers?
AARP Warns Nation ?On The Verge Of Crisis? In Housing Elderly People
April 9, 2002 House Repeals Antiquated Banking Law to Benefit Small Businesses
April 9, 2002 This Date In History
April 8, 1998: E-Loan Announced Alliance With Lycos
April 8, 2002 FNC-i Mortgage Link Brings Faster Appraisal Delivery to Mortgage Lenders
April 8, 2002 Landata Technologies Names Barnett President
April 8, 2002 Under Review
Government Agency To Take Look At Fannie, Freddie Financial Disclosure Policies
April 5, 2002 A Paragon Of MLS Systems
Fidelity National Info Solutions Digests HomeSeekers? XMLSWeb
April 5, 2002 New Industry Announcements From Freddie Mac
April 5, 2002 Stable Financial Markets Keep A Lid On Mortgage Rates
Long- And Short-Term Rates Ease Back Slightly This Week
April 4, 2002 LSI's Automated Title Examination System Reaches Milestone
April 4, 2002 S&P Revises Method To Assess House Price Volatility
April 4, 2002 The Real Results
Homestore Lost $1.47 Billion In 2001, Including $925 Million In Fourth-Quarter Write-Offs
April 3, 2002 Federal Reserve Board Issues Revisions to Reg Z (Truth-In-Lending)
April 3, 2002 FTC  and DOJ Urge Rhode Island Legislature to Allow Non-lawyers To Perform Real Estate Closings
Proposed Bill Would Likely Cause Consumers to Pay More
April 3, 2002 Get a Loan, Fly To Paris
LendingTree To Offer Airline Frequent Flyer Miles
April 3, 2002 Landata Research, Inc. Changes Name to Stewart Business Information
April 3, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Down In Latest MBA Survey
Purchase Index Increases From Previous Week
April 3, 2002 The Fortune 500
Countrywide Credit, Fidelity National, FirstAm Now Among Biggest Companies In America
April 2, 2002 'Connecticut Lakes' Property Protected
Paper Products co. Sells 171,500 Acres Of Forestland To Conservation Partnership
April 2, 2002 Fitch Ratings Publishes Report On Title Insurers 2001 Results
April 2, 2002 United Title Company Unveils New ClosingPoint Technology
April 1, 2002 Conseco Finance to Form Title Subsidiary
March 31, 2002 Issue: Terrorism Insurance Legislative and Regulatory response.
March 29, 2002 Mortgage Rates Edge Higher On Good Economic News
Housing Industry Expected To Remain Vibrant In 2002
March 29, 2002 Recent U.S. Immigration Surge Will Significantly Impact Housing Markets
Study Indicates Homeownership Likely to Dramatically Increase Over 20 Years
March 28, 2002 Fitch Assigns 'A+' L-T Rating To Old Republic International Corporation
March 28, 2002 LandAmerica Names Fine as Commercial Underwriting Counsel
March 27, 2002 Freddie Mac Ranked Second in Nation's Top 50 Corporations
March 27, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index & Purchase Index Decrease From Previous Week
March 27, 2002 Putting Teeth In Credit Scoring Use
Washington State Prohibits Specific Factors For Insurance
March 27, 2002 Stronger Economic Growth Ahead?
Conference Board Reports ?Striking? Gains In Consumer Confidence Indices
March 26, 2002 Kansas City Homes Online
Homeservices? Reece & Nichols Taps VideoHomeTours
March 26, 2002 Radian Lien Protection Accepted by Lehman
March 26, 2002 Restricted Cash
Judge Denies Memberworks' Attempt To Delay Homestore?s Sale Of ConsumerInfo.com
March 25, 2002 A Capitol Idea
Realtors, Mortgage Bankers Associations Back Affordable Housing Legislation
March 25, 2002 Bankrupt Subprime Lender Settles With FTC
First Alliance CEO To Personally Make $20 Million Payment In Predatory Case
March 25, 2002 Existing-Home Sales Stay in Record Territory
March 25, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Sells Its Environmental Services Division to Environmental Data Resources
March 22, 2002 ALTA® MEMORANDUM: OCC Issues Preemption Letter On Massachusetts Law On Bank Sales Of Insurance
March 22, 2002 Close Some And Open Some
LandSafe To Shutter Five California Offices
March 22, 2002 Home Mortgage Lender Settles "Predatory Lending" Charges
Settlement Could Mean As Much As $60 Million in Consumer Redress
March 22, 2002 Moody's Comments On Off-Balance-Sheet Financing And Securitization's Effect On Issuers' Credit Strength
March 22, 2002 New Org Chart
FNIS Assigns Top Management As Stock Soars
March 22, 2002 OCC Issues Preemption Letter On Massachusetts Law On Bank Sales Of Insurance
March 22, 2002 Old Republic International Approves Increase in Cash Dividend on Common Stock
March 22, 2002 Recovering Economy Nudges Mortgage Rates Higher
Housing Industry Expected To Remain Vibrant In 2002
March 22, 2002 Title Wave
Financial Title Co. Buys Sonoma Title Guaranty
March 21, 2002 Demand for Commercial Real Estate Space to Improve
March 21, 2002 Getting to Know You
Agent-Sponsored Neighborhood Information Web Sites Bring Over-The-Fence Chat Online
March 21, 2002 Housing Market Index Rises Two Points In March
March 21, 2002 Images Get Automated
SourceNet To Use iPix To Put Photos Into Appraisals And Price Opinions
March 21, 2002 This Date In History
March 20, 1992: America Online Opened On Wall Street At Price Premium
March 20, 2002 Capital Title Group Subsidiaries Open New Branch Locations
Capital Title Agency in AZ Opens 36th Location- New Century Title Company in CA Increases Locations to 25
March 20, 2002 First American Title Insurance Company Acquires Florida-Based Palm Coast Abstract & Title and Blyar Financial
Increases First American's Market Share in Florida
March 20, 2002 Housing Starts Rise 2.8 Percent in February
Strongest Single-Family Starts in Over 20 Years
March 20, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Down In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Decreases From Previous Week
March 19, 2002 Case Closed?Finally
Cendant To Pay Final Sums In Settlement Of Years-Old Shareholder Lawsuit
March 19, 2002 Cash In Hand
Homestore To Get $130 Million For ConsumerInfo.com
March 19, 2002 ConsumerInfo Sold
Homestore Adds $130 Million Cash To Coffers
March 19, 2002 Experian Expands
Consumer Credit Reporting Bureau Acquires Consumerinfo.Com Online Credit Service
March 19, 2002 Freddie Mac Study Claims Ginnie Mae Choice Proposal Would Cost Taxpayers $1.9 Billion Over 10 Years
Proposal Would Weaken the Federal Housing Administration
March 19, 2002 Promotions And Hires at LandAmerica
Roger Blauvelt New Eastern Regional Counsel; Jeanne LaBelle New Vice President and Closing Counsel
March 15, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Its Thirteenth Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend
March 15, 2002 Fannie Mae Projects Demand for Mortgage Capital to Double Over the Next Decade
European Investment in Fannie Mae Securities Remains Strong
March 15, 2002 Long-Term Mortgage Rates Rise For Second Consecutive Week
1-Year ARM Rate Barely Changed From Previous Week
March 15, 2002 Making It Easy For Predators
Ohio ?Takes Away Cities? Rights To Protect Their Citizens? From Unscrupulous Lenders
March 15, 2002 Radian Makes Investment in Primus Guaranty
March 14, 2002 It?s All Online
FirstAm Buys Virtual Office Technology, Plans Transaction Management Platform
March 14, 2002 Sklarz To Lead Analytics Division
Fidelity National Information Solutions Appoints Chief Valuation Officer
March 13, 2002 .USA Domains Don?t Work
Court Shuts Down Companies That Used Deceptive Appeal To U.S. Patriotism
March 13, 2002 Freddie Mac Offers QC Product To Detect Inflated Property Valuations
Useful Tool for Lenders to Calibrate Appraisal Accuracy
March 13, 2002 MBA Concludes Ginnie Mae Review
Appoints New Markets Task Force
March 13, 2002 MemberWorks Sues Homestore
Former iPlace Owner Claims HOMS Stock Remains Unregistered
March 13, 2002 MISMO Announces Major E-Commerce Milestone
Release of Version 2.1 Triples Data Coverage in Residential Mortgage Industry
March 12, 2002 MBA Launches Stop Mortgage Fraud Consumer Education Campaign To Prevent Predatory Lending
March 12, 2002 The Audit Is In
Homestore Announces Completion Of Internal Inquiry
March 11, 2002 Brownfields Battle
Home Builders Group Wants More Clean-up Legislation
March 11, 2002 Capital Title Group Names New Member to Its Board of Directors
March 11, 2002 Consumer Direct
MLSs Get Into Listing Business
March 11, 2002 Framework, Inc. Forms Strategic Partnership with RealEC Technologies
March 11, 2002 Investor Nabs OnePipeline
Financial Services Company Takes Over Brand Name, Business Model
March 11, 2002 Title Alliance, Ltd. Opens New Office In Cape May County
March 8, 2002 Easy Does It
Permanency Sought For Simplified Down Payment Calculations
March 8, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Reports Fourth Quarter Cash EPS of $0.14
March 8, 2002 Stewart Names Realty Expert Moore-Moore as Advisory Director
March 7, 2002 Battle Rages On
Banking Industry ?Extremely Mobilized? On Fight To Gain Access To Real Estate Business
March 7, 2002 Freddie Mac Names Pricewaterhousecoopers As Its Independent Public Accountants
March 7, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Increases From Previous Week
March 7, 2002 Oops, Fannie and Freddie Did It Again: They Deny Buying Subprime Loans While Having a 30% Subprime Market Share
FM Watch: This is a classic example of Fannie and Freddie's habit of speaking out of both sides of their mouths
March 7, 2002 Property Tax Rebates
Pennsylvania Think Tank Proposes Givebacks For Certain Homeowners
March 7, 2002 U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity
March 6, 2002 Capital Title Group Exceeds Analyst's Projections Reporting Record Revenue and Earnings Per Share for 2001
Plus Record Fourth Quarter Revenue and Earnings
March 6, 2002 Classified Information
Real Estate Advertising Props Up Newspapers? Revenues
March 6, 2002 EBay and Yahoo! Get Realty Bug
March 6, 2002 Hot Housing Market
Realtors Group Still Predicts Another Brisk Year For Home Sales
March 6, 2002 Maricopa County, Arizona, Recorder?s Office Adding New Electronic Recording Options
County builds on current success by adding Ingeo?s Electronic Recording System.
March 6, 2002 Stewart Forms Strategic Alliance With Realtor Association Software And MLS Provider Rapattoni Corp.
March 5, 2002 A.M. Best Assigns Initial Rating to Fidelity National Insurance Company
March 5, 2002 BridgeSpan?s eMortgageAxis Aims To Automate Entire Loan Process
March 5, 2002 Countrywide.com Receives Top Rankings From Gomez
Leading Site Maintains No. 1 Position in 'On-Site Resources' And 'Novice Home Buyer' Categories
March 5, 2002 Getting Serious Online
March 5, 2002 Housing Subcommittee to Discuss Brownfields Bill
March 5, 2002 Moody's Developes New Framework For Evaluating Terrorism Insurance Coverage Issues In U.S. CMBS Deals
March 5, 2002 Mortgage Delinquencies Fell and Foreclosure Inventory Rose in Fourth Quarter
March 4, 2002 Freddie Mac Will No Longer Invest In Subprime Mortgages With Prepayment Penalty Terms Greater Than Three Years
New Measures Build On Freddie Mac's Leadership in Fostering Responsible Lending Practices
March 4, 2002 Hello, Stuart?
Homestore Founder Not Answering Telephone Calls
March 4, 2002 HomeStore Peddling Assets
ConsumerInfo.Com On Block
March 4, 2002 Washington Mutual Completes Acquisition of HomeSide Lending
March 1, 2002 Closed Deals Up 26 Percent
Mild Weather, Low Rates Bring Huge Increase In Virginia Home Sales
March 1, 2002 Growth In Housing Values Slowed Dramatically In Last Quarter Of 2001, Finds Freddie Mac Quarterly Report
South Atlantic States Take Over Lead In Home Price Appreciation In Fourth Quarter 2001
March 1, 2002 Housing Activity Up 20 Percent
Chicago-Area Homes Enjoy Fast-Paced January
March 1, 2002 Mortgage Rates Flat, According To Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
One-Year ARM Drifts To Just Below Five Percent
February 28, 2002 New Home Sales Slip From Last Year's Record High
February 28, 2002 Sellers Lower Expectations
Buyer-seller Home Price Expectation Gap Narrows, HomeGain Reports
February 28, 2002 VOW Wow
Virtual Office Web Sites Go Beyond Internet Data Exchange
February 27, 2002 A Flood Of Data
FloodSource Buys LOMA/LOMR.com
February 27, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Reduces Pricing for On-Line Agent Productivity Software in Conjunction With Version 4.5 Release
February 27, 2002 It?s Private
Poll Finds Consumers Value Online Companies? Privacy Statements
February 27, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Decreases From Previous Week
February 27, 2002 Representatives Oxley and Kelly Release GAO Report Bolstering the Case for Terrorism Insurance Protection
February 26, 2002 Ameriana Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.16 Per Share
February 26, 2002 Do Listings (Yahoo!)
ERealty And Search Engine Bring Listings To Web
February 26, 2002 Housing By The Regions
West, Northeast, South Post Double-Digit Percentage Gains In Home Resales
February 26, 2002 Payment Processing Comes Full Circle
EBay Buys Back Wells Fargo?s Equity Interest In Billpoint
February 26, 2002 Reps. Oxley and Kelly Release Excerpts from GAO Report Bolstering the Case for Terrorism Insurance Protection
February 26, 2002 Stewart Announces Return to Forbes Platinum 400 List
February 25, 2002 Bring On The Banks!
The Realty Alliance Opposes Realtors Association Effort To Bar Banks From Brokerage
February 25, 2002 Centex Title & Insurance Names President and CEO
February 25, 2002 FNC-LandSafe Partnership Fuels Faster Loan Originations for Lenders
February 25, 2002 HOMS Now HOMSE
Homestore Resumes Trading With Flagged Ticker Symbol, But Nasdaq May Delist
February 25, 2002 January Existing-Home Sales Jump To New Record, NAR
February 25, 2002 Judge Confirms Controversial Issue
Development Agreements Must Be Kept ? Even If All Work Is Not Done
February 25, 2002 RESPA HEARING TO BE WEB CAST LIVE
February 22, 2002 A Letter From Mike
Homestore CEO Thanks Realtors For "Offer Of Continued Future Support"
February 22, 2002 Bankruptcies Jump 19% In 2001
Servicing The Bankrupt Borrower
February 22, 2002 Missing Millions
Homestore Issues New Estimates Of Financial Restatements
February 22, 2002 Premier Bancorp, Inc. Announces Record Earnings for Year 2001
February 21, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Reports Earnings and Revenues For the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2001
February 21, 2002 Homeowners Dramatically Lowered Their Mortgage Rates In 2001 As Housing Continued To Shore Up Economy
Refinance Activity Expected To Slow In 2002
February 21, 2002 Landamerica Q4 Earnings Rise On Refinancing Boom
Declares Quarterly Dividend of $.05 Per Share
February 20, 2002 Housing Starts Rise 6.3 Percent In January
February 20, 2002 Indictments, Arrests, Prosecutions
Federal Housing Department Takes Hard Line On Predatory Lending
February 20, 2002 LandMDA Expands Into Southern California
February 20, 2002 More Advertisements
Realtor Group Expands Campaign To Keep Banks Out Of Brokerage Business
February 20, 2002 Who ?Leads The Market??
Industry Group Challenges Fannie Mae?s Achievement Of Affordable Housing Goals
February 19, 2002 Banks Answer Back
Bankers Association Accuses Realtors Group Of Attempt To ?Steamroll? Congress
February 19, 2002 Turf Battles
E-business Efforts Stymied By Confusion, Conference Board Reports
February 18, 2002 General American Develops ASP Solution for Real Estate Settlement ServiceCompanies
New GATORS ASP Technology Now Available
February 18, 2002 HMDA Data Dilemma
Should Annual Percentage Rate Spread Trigger Additional Data Reporting?
February 18, 2002 Investors Title Company Announces Earnings
February 18, 2002 Roster Rules
Realtors Group Suggests More Experience For Federal Housing Administration Appraisers
February 15, 2002 Bigger Classes
Law Firm Expands Shareholder Lawsuit Against Homestore To Include 2000
February 15, 2002 Housing Outlook Not Rosy
Investment Analyst Predicts Softening Housing, Home Retailing Markets
February 15, 2002 Investors Title Company Announces Dividend
February 15, 2002 Mortgage Rates Flat, According To Freddie Mac Weekly Survey
One-Year ARM Drifts To Just Below Five Percent
February 15, 2002 New AIM For Windows And VAX AIM Versions Showcased At ALTA® Tech Forum 2002
February 15, 2002 Online Powers Align
Quicken Loans Now Providing Content, Mortgage Utilities On Yahoo! Real Estate
February 15, 2002 Six-foot High Stack Of Paper
Micro General Buys SmartClose, Aims To Cut Paper From Real Estate Transaction
February 14, 2002 HOMS Trading Halted Again
Nasdaq Stops Trading Of Homestore Shares, Pending Receipt Of Additional Info
February 14, 2002 HUD Files Friend of the Court Brief In 4TH Circuit Court of Appeals Pressing Its Position on Mark-ups
February 14, 2002 OCC Distributes Final Truth in Lending (Regulation Z) Rule
February 14, 2002 Stewart Announces Record Results for Fourth Quarter and Year 2001
February 14, 2002 The First American Corporation Reports Operating Results For the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2001
February 14, 2002 TitleTemps Names David Mosesson Chief Financial Officer; Promotes Title Industry Veteran Roger Iris Promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations
February 14, 2002 US Real Estate Markets To Full Recover In 2004
February 13, 2002 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Reports Record Fourth Quarter Cash EPS Of $1.28
February 13, 2002 Housing Boom Not Over Yet
Survey Says Housing Will Be Economic Driver For Next Decade
February 13, 2002 Legal Action
C21 Franchisee Claims Cendant Diverts Chain?s Advertising Money To Other Brands
February 13, 2002 Loan Approvals Go Online
Mortgagebot, Freddie Mac Aim Services Toward Small, Mid-Size Lenders
February 13, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Index Decreases From Previous Week
February 13, 2002 New Numbers Due Soon
Homestore To Finish Accounting Audit, Financial Restatements Next Month
February 12, 2002 ?Reinsurance Reportedly Unavailable?
Building Owners? Group Urges Government Action On Acts Of Terrorism Insurance
February 12, 2002 4TH Quarter Total Existing-Home Sales Rise In 40 States, NAR reports
February 12, 2002 eRealty.com Inks Agreement With FloodSource
Online Flood Source to Provide Flood Information for Online Real Estate Broker's Customers
February 12, 2002 FNC, TransUnion Deal
Credit Bureau Aligns With Mortgage Infrastructure Conduit
February 12, 2002 LandAmerica Appoints Rosa Esqueda as Vice President and Manager For LandAmerica Exchange Company
February 11, 2002 Affordability Ticks Up In Golden State
More Households Can Afford Median-Priced Home In California
February 11, 2002 Big Bucks Fighting Big Banks
Realtors? Group Launches Advertising Campaign In Effort To Ban Banks From Brokerage
February 11, 2002 Permanent Simplicity Sought
Legislation Would Extend Federal Housing Agency Use Of Down Payment Formula
February 11, 2002 Refinancing Boom Not Over
Economist Says $2.5 Trillion In Mortgages Outstanding May Still Be At High Interest Rates
February 11, 2002 Zero Value
Cendant corp. Writes off investment in Homestore
February 8, 2002 ALTA® Launches Consumer & Industry Education Campaign
February 8, 2002 ALTA® Launches Consumer & Industry Education Campaign
February 8, 2002 Another All-Time High
South Carolina Realtors? Group Reports Record Existing Home Sales In 2001
February 8, 2002 Housing Demographics
Aging Baby Boomers, Minorities Pushed Up Home Ownership Rate In 1990s
February 8, 2002 LandAmerica Forms New Division to Offer Specialized Services to Lenders
February 8, 2002 Mortgage Rates In Freddie Mac Survey Slip For First Time In Three Weeks
Signs Still Point To Another Banner Year For Housing
February 8, 2002 No More Gifts
AmeriDream Suspends Use Of Donations To Pay Home Buyers? Consumer Debts
February 7, 2002 Fitch Ratings Affirms Stewart Title Group Ratings: Outlook Stable
February 7, 2002 Major Customer to Use LandMDA's RapidTract Product
February 7, 2002 MortgageRamp Completes Connectivity Platform With Fannie Mae
February 7, 2002 Rebirth Of Infill Apartments
UCLA, Urban Land Institute To Hold Multifamily Housing Symposium
February 7, 2002 Who Bought eNeighborhoods?
Original Founders Reclaim Ownership Of Neighborhood Info Service
February 6, 2002 Homestore To Sell eNeighborhoods
Company To Focus On ?Making Real Estate Professionals Productive, Profitable?
February 6, 2002 Refinance Activity Has Potential To Remain Strong
Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
February 5, 2002 ?Give ?em A Chance?
Jesperson, Games, Rouda Offer Homestore?s New Management Some Advice
February 5, 2002 Lower Rates, Higher Home Sales
Home sales Activity In Virginia Jumped Nearly 10 Percent In 2001
February 5, 2002 MISMO Defines Key Data For Mortgage Transactions Industry Standards Group
Invites Feedback in Push Toward Industry-Wide Consensus
February 5, 2002 Successful Workouts
Major Lenders To Implement Freddie Mac?s EarlyResolution For Delinquent Borrowers
February 4, 2002 Buying Part Of A Partner
First American Acquires Equity Ownership In Irvine Technology Corp.
February 4, 2002 Even Playing Field For Brokers, Bankers
Mortgage Brokers Propose Mandatory Disclosure Form For All Originators
February 4, 2002 Getting In The Door
Housing Affordability At Its Highest Point Since 1973
February 4, 2002 Home Buyers Set Record In North Carolina
Existing Home Sales Figures Reach All-Time High, According To NCAR
February 1, 2002 Builders Push For Tax Credit
NAHB Backs President?s Goal Of Broader Homeownership
February 1, 2002 First American Title Insurance Company Offers Specialized Services To the Vacation Ownership Industry
February 1, 2002 HUD Asked To Oust Appraisers
Appraisal Groups Call For Removal Of ?Unqualified? FHA Appraisers From Roster
February 1, 2002 Mortgage Rates Inch Up According To Freddie Mac Weekly Survey, But Still Remain Low And Affordable
Homeownership In 2001 Is Spurred By Low Mortgage Rates
February 1, 2002 NRT Swallows Another One
Cendant Joint Venture Adds Agents In Atlanta, Hints At More Acquisitions To Come
January 31, 2002 Federal Reserve Stands Pat
Open Market Committee Decides To Keep Short-Term Rates At 1.75 Percent
January 31, 2002 First American Title Insurance Company Acquires Southern Escrow Title Company
January 31, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Down In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Activity Decreases From Previous Week
January 31, 2002 Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Selects eLynx to Provide Secure Electronic Delivery
January 30, 2002 ALTA® Joins Group White Paper on HUD's RESPA Proposal
January 30, 2002 Ellie Mae Offers Direct Access to First American's FASTWeb
January 30, 2002 LandAmerica Announces Appointment of Betty Ayers As Senior Vice President - Corporate Services
January 30, 2002 More Letters For Congress
Bankers? Group Launches Grass Roots Effort Against Realtors? Group?s Legislation
January 30, 2002 Moving Credit To The Close
RealEC To Facilitate Online Transactions For The Credit Network
January 30, 2002 Old Republic Reports Continued Growth in Operating Earnings For 2001 Fourth Quarter and Year
January 29, 2002 Another Big Year For Mortgage Activity
Mortgage Industry Economist Predicts $1.4 Trillion In Loan Originations This Year
January 29, 2002 Jumbo RMBS Issuance May Drop In 2002
January 29, 2002 Keeping Up With The Law
Association Of Real Estate Officials Releases Latest Digest Of License Laws
January 29, 2002 New Home Sales Reach New Record In 2001
January 28, 2002 2001 A New Record, December Existing-Home Sales Strong ? NAR Reports
January 28, 2002 Appreciation In The Sunshine State
Florida Association of Realtors Reports Median Sales Price Jumped To $130,700
January 28, 2002 California Homes Up 54% In Five Years
DataQuick Reports San Francisco Bay Area Sales Down, But Prices Rise
January 28, 2002 Ohio Real Estate On A Roll
Record Number Of Home Sales Last Year, Average Sales Prices Rises To $141,000
January 28, 2002 Southern California Median Price Hits $247,000
DataQuick Reports Sales Counts Down, Yet Prices Continue Skyward
January 25, 2002 Check Out The Neighborhood
ERealty To Feature MonsterDaata?s Neighborhood Information
January 25, 2002 Fitch Affirms Ratings Of Old Republic Title Group At 'AA-'
January 25, 2002 Housing Is the Decade's "New Economic Powerhouse," Fueled by Growing Consumer Spending, Investment and Equity in Homes, Fannie Mae's Chairman and CEO Says
January 25, 2002 More than 51.5 Percent of Fannie Mae's 2001 Financing Went to Low- and Moderate-Income Households
Company Exceeded All Goals for the 8th Consecutive Year
January 25, 2002 New Name For Homeseekers
Real Estate Technology Company Aims To Remake Itself As Realigent Solutions
January 25, 2002 Quiet Markets Contribute To Keeping Mortgage Rates Low
One-Year ARM Is Barely Changed From Previous Week
January 24, 2002 $200 Million For Home Buyers
HUD Announces American Dream Downpayment Fund For Low-Income Families
January 24, 2002 Fidelity National Financial Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $.10
January 24, 2002 Prudential California Realty, Orange Coast Title Company and First American Title Insurance Company Form Strategic Partnership
January 24, 2002 Reorganization, Realism, Revenue
Homes.com Cuts More Staff, Positions Operations For Future Profitability
January 23, 2002 26 Housing & Community Development Groups Form Community Homeownership Credit Coalition
January 23, 2002 Banks Urge ?No? Vote
Financial Industry Associations Say Congress Meant To Empower Regulators
January 23, 2002 Citizens Holding Company Announces Acquisition
January 23, 2002 Content Orbiting? Takes Off
Washingtonpost.com Launches Real Estate Section With Listings, Interest Rates, Home Values
January 23, 2002 Federal Reserve Board Issues New HMDA Rules
January 23, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Releases Updates On-Line Agent and RE/MAX 2000 Agent Productivity Applications
Release Coincides With Renewal of Technology Agreement Between RE/MAX International and FNIS
January 23, 2002 First American Real Estate Solutions Launches RealQuest(R).com For Lenders and Appraisers
Introduces Only Web Service to Deliver Nationwide Access To Property and Flood Data, Maps and Automated Valuation Models
January 23, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Activity Increases From Previous Week
January 23, 2002 TitleTemps Relocates National Headquarters
Specialty Staffing Company Experiences Growth on Multiple Levels
January 22, 2002 FTC Proposes National "Do Not Call" Registry
Commission Seeks Comment on Registry and Other Proposed Changes to the Telemarketing Sales Rule
January 22, 2002 Get Ready To E-Sign
Quicken, Silanis Plan Digital-Signature Loan Process This Spring
January 22, 2002 Missouri Funds Affordable Housing
State Housing Finance Agency Approves 41 Projects For Grants, Loans, Tax Credits
January 22, 2002 Stewart to Provide Marketing Tools for Real Estate Agents Nationwide
Multiyear Partnership With Imprev Provides Print, Multimedia, and Virtual Tour Solutions for Agents
January 21, 2002 Home-Link Adds Mortgage Services
Deal With Chase Manhattan Provides Mortgage Origination Capabilities
January 21, 2002 Monstermoving.com Signs Alliances
Allied, Shurgard, Children?s World Link With Online Moving Info Service
January 18, 2002 Fitch's Annual Review & Outlook For Title Insurance
January 18, 2002 Homestore Disciplines Employees
Seven Staffers Fired--Or Resigned--In Connection With Internal Accounting Audit
January 18, 2002 Housing Starts Rise 2.2 Percent In 2001
December Starts Fall 3.4 Percent on Multifamily Decline; Single-Family Posts 3.6 Percent Gain
January 18, 2002 MISMO Elects New Governance Committee
January 18, 2002 Text of Speech Presented by  Governor Edward M. Gramlich
At the Housing Bureau for Seniors Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan
January 18, 2002 Web Lending?s Next Hurdles
Major Brands Report Profitability, But Face Possible Higher Interest Rates, Privacy Concerns
January 17, 2002 Housing Market Index Rises Four Points In January
January 17, 2002 MDA's DataQuick Expands Geographic Coverage Iin New England
January 17, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Activity Increases From Previous Week
January 17, 2002 Price Hikes
Home Builders, Subcontractors Face Escalating Liability Insurance Costs
January 17, 2002 Sell-It-Yourself Brand Goes National
ForSaleByOwner.com Strikes Marketing Deal With 38 Magazines
January 16, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Announces Opening Of Direct Operations in Nevada
January 16, 2002 Fannie Mae Reports Record 2001 Financial Results
Operating Net Income of $5.367 Billion up 20.7 Percent over 2000
January 16, 2002 Housing Affordability Remains Strong In Third Quarter 2001
January 16, 2002 HUD Brings Down The Hammer
Loan Authority Pulled From Florida, California Lenders For Improper Loan Originations
January 15, 2002 FNIS Acquires IDSI.net
Systems Integration Specialist Now Part Of Fidelity National Information Solutions
January 15, 2002 Housing Markets In Balance
Mortgage Insurer?s Market Index Dips To Lowest Point Since 1996
January 15, 2002 Unintended Consequences
Congressmen Support Legislation To Block Banks From Entering Real Estate
January 14, 2002 ?IDX Is For All?
Why Buyers-Only Brokerages Aren?t Banned From IDX Participation
January 14, 2002 SMS, Settlement Services, Inc. Acquires Tacoma-Based
Software Provider InfoStream, Inc.
January 11, 2002 Housing And Jobs
Rising Unemployment Hasn?t Undermined Housing Markets
January 11, 2002 Lack Of Activity In Financial Markets Helps Push Fixed-Rate Mortgages To Five-Week Low
One-Year ARM Is Unmoved From Previous Week's Average
January 11, 2002 Landata Group, Inc. Acquires Ultima Software Corp.
January 11, 2002 Property Insurance Web Site Unveiled
American International Underwriters Puts Info., Services Online
January 11, 2002 The Cost Of Growth Management
Study Finds Washington State?s Law Contributes To Higher Home Prices
January 10, 2002 ARM Share Of The Market Falls To 1998 Level, According To 18th Annual Survey By Freddie Mac
Low Cost of Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Lures Homebuyers Away From ARMs
January 10, 2002 Lawyers Target HOMS
10 Law Firms Now Representing Shareholders In Likely Class Action
January 10, 2002 National Information Service Launched
Fidelity Consolidates, Standardizes Some Title Operations
January 9, 2002 Fidelity National Information Solutions Names Patrick F. Stone Chief Executive Officer
January 9, 2002 Housing Market Setting New Records, NAR
January 9, 2002 Micro General Corporation Acquires SmartClose Platform
Acquisition Adds To Title And Closing Automation Solutions
January 9, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Up In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance and Purchase Index Increase
January 9, 2002 Safeguards Sought On Yield Spread Premiums
Mortgage Bankers Association States Its Case To Senate Banking Committee
January 9, 2002 WaMu Adds Home Warranties
Mortgage Lender To Distribute New Products Through Web Site
January 8, 2002 American Title Company Opens Branch Office
January 8, 2002 Fidelity National Financial Forms New Title Information Company To Expand National Coverage
January 8, 2002 Homestore, AOL In Arbitration
Homes Portal Accuses America Online Of Breaching Marketing Agreement
January 7, 2002 Free IDX In Florida
Florida Association of Realtors Gives Members Internet Data Exchange Services
January 7, 2002 LandSafe Announces Credit Division Strategic Alliance With Ellie Mae(SM)
January 7, 2002 Loan Limits Go Up
Federal Housing Administration Bumps Up Maximum Mortgage Guarantee Amounts
January 7, 2002 Promotions At First American Corporation
Thomas A. Klemens To Senior Executive Vice President / Craig I. DeRoy Named Senior Executive Vice President
January 7, 2002 Veterans Loan Limit Raised
Department Of Veterans Affairs To Guaranty No-Down Payment Mortgages Up To $240,000
January 4, 2002 American National Financial, Inc. Subsidiary Opens Regional Office
January 4, 2002 eBay Adds HomeGain
Dot-com Partnership Aims To Give eBay-ers More Home-Selling Options
January 4, 2002 GreenPoint Exits Manufactured Housing Lending
Specialty Lender To Focus On Nonconforming Residential Mortgages, Consumer Banking
January 4, 2002 Milberg Weiss Files Class Action Suit Against Homestore.com, Inc.
January 4, 2002 Radian Lien Protection Approved by Moody's
January 4, 2002 Signs Are Promising For 2002 Housing Market As Mortgage Rates Remain Stable
Mortgage Rates Almost Unchanged For The Third Consecutive Week
January 3, 2002 Missed It By $54-$95 Million
Homestore To Restate Revenues; Realtor Association To ?Ensure Realtor.com Success?
January 3, 2002 Missed It By $54-$95 Million
Homestore To Restate Revenues; Realtor Association To ?Ensure Realtor.com Success?
January 3, 2002 Mortgage Loan Applications Down In Latest MBA Survey
Refinance Activity Decreases From Previous Week
January 3, 2002 O'Brien Now Pulte CEO
Founder Pulte Resumes Role As Chairman Of Michigan-Based Home Builder
January 2, 2002 LandAmerica Acquires Premier Title Agency in Arizona
January 2, 2002 Senate Banking Committee Schedules  Hearing on "Predatory Mortgage Lending Practices: Abusive Uses of Yield Spread Premiums." for Tuesday, January 8, 2001


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