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2009
December 31, 2009 HUD Updates Guidance on Written List of Providers, Title Fees
December 31, 2009 Fragile Recovery On The Horizon For Housing
National Public Radio | December 31, 2009
December 31, 2009 Mortgage Rates Up for 5th Week
BankRate.com | December 31, 2009
December 31, 2009 Mortgage Bond Rally May End, Rates Rise as Fed Stops Purchases
Bloomberg | December 31, 2009
December 31, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Proving Too Big to Shrink
ABC News | December 31, 2009
December 31, 2009 Economic Activity Expands
The Wall Street Journal | December 31, 2009
December 31, 2009 Heart-Stopping Fall, Breathtaking Rally
The New York Times | December 31, 2009
December 31, 2009 Lawmakers Want Probe Into Treasury Aid for Fannie, Freddie
The Wall Street Journal | December 31, 2009
December 30, 2009 FHA 1 percent Origination Fee Cap Removed
December 30, 2009 N.J. Title Agents Accused of $786K Defalcation
December 30, 2009 Texas Judges Recommend 2.66 Percent Rate Increase
December 30, 2009 Florida S.C. Approves Foreclosure Mediation Plan
December 30, 2009 Latest Home Price Data Is Good News for Buyers
The Wall Street Journal | December 30, 2009
December 30, 2009 New Slip in Housing Prices Undercuts Fragile Optimism
The New York Times | December 30, 2009
December 30, 2009 The Price for Fannie and Freddie Keeps Going Up
The Wall Street Journal | December 30, 2009
December 30, 2009 'Too Big To Fail' Response Supports Bank Debt: New Issue Alert
BusinessWeek | December 30, 2009
December 30, 2009 Consumer Confidence Picks Up, But Home Prices Flatten Out
The Washington Post | December 30, 2009
December 30, 2009 Questions Surround Fannie, Freddie
The Wall Street Journal | December 30, 2009
December 29, 2009 Hawaii-based Title Agency Launches GFE Call Center
December 29, 2009 First American Opening Home Warranty Call Center
December 29, 2009 N.J. Ruling Impacts Underwriter Liability in Defalcations
December 29, 2009 Settlement Services Professionals discover Social Media Not Just for Kids
December 29, 2009 Fannie and Freddie's Home Inequity
The Wall Street Journal | December 29, 2009
December 29, 2009 To Inhibit Inflation, Fed Offers to Set Up Interest-Bearing Deposits
The New York Times | December 29, 2009
December 29, 2009 Futures Higher Ahead of Housing, Confidence Data
The Washington Post | December 29, 2009
December 29, 2009 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac on Track to Buy Delinquent Mortgages
The Washington Post | December 29, 2009
December 29, 2009 Fed Proposes Tool to Drain Extra Cash
The Wall Street Journal | December 29, 2009
December 29, 2009 Budding Housing Recovery Fails to Bolster Broker Commissions
Bloomberg | December 29, 2009
December 28, 2009 Mortgage Anxieties Mean Fannie-Freddie Limbo as Fed Pulls Back
BusinessWeek | December 28, 2009
December 28, 2009 Economist Cautiously Sees 'First Steps Back' For Housing Marke
WBUR | December 28, 2009
December 28, 2009 CEOs See Some Light After a Dismal 2009
The Wall Street Journal | December 28, 2009
December 28, 2009 After the Bailouts, Washington's the Boss
The Wall Street Journal | December 28, 2009
December 28, 2009 Senate Banking Committee Leaders Close to a Deal on Financial Regulatory Reform
The Washington Post | December 25, 2009
December 24, 2009 Minnesota Department of Commerce Revokes Title Agent’s License
December 24, 2009 HUD Releases Settlement Cost Booklet
December 24, 2009 A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Stewart Group
December 24, 2009 Key U.S. Senators See Deal on Regulatory Reform
Reuters | December 24, 2009
December 24, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Execs' Salaries to be Disclosed
Forbes | December 24, 2009
December 24, 2009 Dollar Falls as Fed Seen Keeping Stimulus in Place for Longer
Bloomberg | December 22, 2009
December 24, 2009 Consumer spending and income rise, but new-home sales drop
Washington Post | December 24, 2009
December 24, 2009 A.M. Best Report Says Title Industry Improves Modestly
December 24, 2009 ALTA Releases RESPA-Compliant Uniform Instructions to Aid Transition to New Mortgage Documents
December 24, 2009 Title Industry Elevator Speech
December 24, 2009 Focus on Leadership: Naughty or nice in 2009?
Washington Post | December 24, 2009
December 24, 2009 Training CD Now Available as RESPA Implementation Deadline Nears
December 23, 2009 Freddie Mac Portfolio Extends Slide in November
Reuters | December 23, 2009
December 23, 2009 U.S. Home Sales Bolster Economic Growth Prospects
Reuters | December 23, 2009
December 23, 2009 Rising Treasury yields bad news for home buyers
The Los Angeles Times | December 23, 2009
December 23, 2009 U.S. MBA Mortgage Applications Index Decreased 11% Last Week
Business Week | December 23, 2009
December 23, 2009 Home Sales, Prices Brighten
The Wall Street Journal | December 23, 2009
December 23, 2009 November Existing-home Sales Surge
The Washington Post | December 23, 2009
December 22, 2009 Now Available - HR Training Guidebooks Under $50
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December 22, 2009 The Benefits of Having a Survey for a Real Estate Transaction
December 22, 2009 2009 Bank Failures Reaches 140
December 22, 2009 Regional Underwriter Selects Transaction Management System
December 22, 2009 Illinois-based Underwriter, Member Attorneys Assist At-risk Homeowners
December 22, 2009 MISMO Releases Version 3.0 Candidate Recommendation
December 22, 2009 More Bailed-out Community Banks Failing to Pay U.S. Dividends
The Washington Post | December 22, 2009
December 22, 2009 Serious U.S. Mortgage Delinquencies Up 20 Percent
Reuters | December 22, 2009
December 22, 2009 Housing Is Shaky With U.S. Aid. Without It?
The Wall Street Journal | December 22, 2009
December 22, 2009 Home Sales Likely Rose Again in November
The Associated Press | December 22, 2009
December 22, 2009 RPT-US Mortgage Industry Grapples with New Disclosures
Reuters | December 22, 2009
December 22, 2009 Community Bankers' Fight Heats Up on Capitol Hill
The Wall Street Journal | December 22, 2009
December 21, 2009 Down-Payment Standards Eased
The Wall Street Journal | December 21, 2009
December 21, 2009 Credit Derivatives That Distort Markets
The New York Times | December 21, 2009
December 21, 2009 Some Major Assets Have Worked Out of Distress
The Houston Chronicle | December 21, 2009
December 21, 2009 Dodd Tacks New Course on Senate Bank Bill
The Boston Globe | December 21, 2009
December 21, 2009 What Became of the Biggest Players
The Washington Post | December 21, 2009
December 21, 2009 Fed's Approach to Regulation Left Banks Exposed to Crisis
The Washington Post | December 21, 2009
December 21, 2009 Greater Scrutiny for Reverse Mortgages
Las Vegas Sun | December 21, 2009
December 18, 2009 Mortgage Rates Rise, 30-Year Is Near 5%
The Wall Street Journal | December 18, 2009
December 18, 2009 Agencies in a Brawl for Control Over Banks
The Wall Street Journal | December 18, 2009
December 18, 2009 Republican Sen. Richard Shelby Fights for Financial Regulatory Reform
The Washington Post | December 18, 2009
December 18, 2009 Panel Backs Bernanke for Second Term
The New York Times | December 18, 2009
December 18, 2009 Treasury Official Outlines Exit Strategies for TARP Investments
The Wall Street Journal | December 18, 2009
December 18, 2009 Citigroup, Fannie Mae Suspend Foreclosures
CNBC | December 18, 2009
December 18, 2009 First American Puts 'Shadow Inventory' at 1.7 Million
DSNews | December 18, 2009
December 18, 2009 Media Reports Give a Misleading Picture of FHA Mortgage Limits
The Washington Post | December 18, 2009
December 17, 2009 Proposed TILA Changes Include Title Fees in Finance Charge
December 17, 2009 Florida Grapples With New Bill to Establish File-and-Use Model, Eliminate Agency Split
December 17, 2009 Consulting Firm Predicts Title Industry Volume to Slow in 2010, but Value Proposition Remains
December 17, 2009 Arizona-based Title Agency Adds Exec
December 17, 2009 Office of Thrift Supervision Issues Revision of Examination Handbook
December 17, 2009 First American Escrow Ops Manager Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award
December 17, 2009 SoCal Housing Market Continues Rebound
December 17, 2009 Luxury Homeowners in U.S. Use 'Short Sales' as Defaults Rise
Bloomberg | December 17, 2009
December 17, 2009 Bernanke Confirmation Seen Passing First Hurdle
Reuters | December 17, 2009
December 17, 2009 Bank of America Defends Performance in Making Home Affordable Mortgage Modification Program
The Washington Post | December 17, 2009
December 17, 2009 Citi to Suspend Foreclosures for 30 Days
The Washington Post | December 17, 2009
December 17, 2009 Federal Reserve Edges Away from Crisis Measures
The Washington Post | December 17, 2009
December 17, 2009 4 Big Mortgage Backers Swim in Ocean of Debt
The New York Times | December 17, 2009
December 17, 2009 Debtor's Dilemma: Pay the Mortgage or Walk Away
The Wall Street Journal | December 17, 2009
December 16, 2009 Upswing Poses Questions for Fed
The Washington Post | December 16, 2009
December 16, 2009 Mortgage Applications Rose Slightly Last Week: MBA
The Wall Street Journal | December 16, 2009
December 16, 2009 Shrinking Pool of Foreclosure Buyers?
Inman News | December 16, 2009
December 16, 2009 Regulators Take Divided Stance on Lending
Philadelphia Inquirer | December 16, 2009
December 16, 2009 Foreclosure Buyer Demand Dips as Supply Mounts
Reuters | December 16, 2009
December 16, 2009 Housing Starts Rise Less Than Expected
Reuters | December 16, 2009
December 16, 2009 Obama Calls on Banks to Ramp Up Lending
The Washington Post | December 16, 2009
December 15, 2009 Deadline - Dec. 18 Call For Presentations 2010 Business Strategies Conference
December 15, 2009 Auction Company to Acquire Pulte’s Retail Title Platform
December 15, 2009 Laid Off Title Company Workers Win $4.29M Settlement
December 15, 2009 Stewart Subsidiary Partners With Valuation Firm
December 15, 2009 ISGN Completes Deal for Fiserv Division, Including GATORS Technology
December 15, 2009 HUD Proposes Registration and Licensing Standards for Loan Originators
December 15, 2009 First American Moves Closer to Spin-Off
December 15, 2009 Don’t Miss Free Opportunity to Help Plan Your 2010 Strategy
December 15, 2009 Obama Calls on Banks to Ramp Up Lending
The Washington Post | December 15, 2009
December 15, 2009 Obama's Influence on Bank Lending Is in Doubt
ABC News | December 15, 2009
December 15, 2009 ‘Cramdown’ Legislation Could Be a Losing Battle
The Hill | December 15, 2009
December 15, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Overseer Said to Consider Seeking More U.S. Aid
Bloomberg | December 15, 2009
December 14, 2009 ALTA Advocacy Update - December 14, 2009
December 14, 2009 ALTA Releases RESPA-Compliant Uniform Instructions to Aid Transition to New Mortgage Documents
December 14, 2009 ALTA Comment on Passage of Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by U.S. House of Representatives
December 14, 2009 U.S. House Rejects Mortgage "Cramdown" Measure
Reuters | December 11, 2009
December 14, 2009 6 Questions to Ask About Title Insurance
Bankrate.com | December 14, 2009
December 14, 2009 Can Home Market Bounce Back Without More Help?
USA Today | December 14, 2009
December 14, 2009 Obama Pushing Banking Execs on Protection Agency
The Associated Press | December 14, 2009
December 14, 2009 Support Grows for Fannie-Freddie Plan
The Wall Street Journal | December 14, 2009
December 14, 2009 House Strikes at Wall Street
The Wall Street Journal | December 14, 2009
December 13, 2009 This Week in Congress - December 14, 2009
December 11, 2009 Foreclosure Relief Program is Stuck in First Gear
The Washington Post | December 11, 2009
December 11, 2009 House Steps Closer to Passing Financial Regulation Overhaul
The Washington Post | December 11, 2009
December 11, 2009 Mortgage Rates Bounce Off Record Lows
Inman News | December 11, 2009
December 11, 2009 U.S. Treasury: Housing Aid to Push TARP Losses Up
Reuters | December 11, 2009
December 10, 2009 ALTA Opposes Cram-Down Amendment
December 10, 2009 Missouri CE Requirement Starts Jan. 1
December 10, 2009 Underwriter Vigorously Contests Accusations It Overcharged Georgia Consumers
December 10, 2009 Old Republic Makes Exec Changes
December 10, 2009 Title Industry Critic Leaves NAIC Post
December 10, 2009 Home Prices Increase for Second Consecutive Quarter
December 10, 2009 U.S. Foreclosures Slow for a 4th Consecutive Month, But More Lurk
Reuters | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 American Dream 2: Default, Then Rent
The Wall Street Journal | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 Mortgage Agency's Growth Gives Fuel to Risky Lenders
The Washington Post | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 Obama to Call on Bank Chiefs to Boost Lending
The Washington Post | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 CFPA Continues to be Sticking Point
The Hill | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 Lawmakers Growing Frustrated with Mortgage-Relief Failures
The Washington Post | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 Wells Fargo Offers Mortgage Relief to Struggling Homeowners
Bloomberg | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 Foreclosure Plague Slowing: Filings Fall 8%
CNN.com | December 10, 2009
December 10, 2009 Insurers Won't Dodge Climate Survey, Regulator Promises
P&C National Underwriter | December 10, 2009
December 9, 2009 US Mortgage Applications Driven Up by Refinancings
Reuters | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 Proposed Changes to Finance Reform Bill Splits Business
The Hill | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 U.S. Homeowners Lost $5.9 Trillion Since 2006 Peak
Bloomberg | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 Frank Backs Mortgage Cram-Down in Finance Reform Bill
Bloomberg | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 U.S. Home Value Losses Stabilize in 2009
Reuters | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 Auto Exemption Stirs CFPA Debate
Politico | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 Year-End Audit Finds TARP Program Effective
The New York Times | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 New Numbers: Is Housing Bouncing Back?
ABC News | December 9, 2009
December 9, 2009 Obama to Meet Monday With Bankers
The Wall Street Journal | December 9, 2009
December 8, 2009 ALTA Supports Pro-Consumer Mortgage Bill
December 8, 2009 Underwriter Sues Agent for Faulty Search
December 8, 2009 Fannie Issues Short Sale, Deed-in-Lieu Rules
December 8, 2009 HUD Plans RESPA Outreach Program
December 8, 2009 FHA Suspends Baltimore Lender for Overcharging Minority Borrowers
December 8, 2009 First American Names New President of Information Group
December 8, 2009 Democrats Push More Mortgage Aid
The Washington Post | December 8, 2009
December 8, 2009 House Flipping Makes a Comeback
The Wall Street Journal | December 8, 2009
December 8, 2009 Bank of America: 2/3 of Borrowers May Lose Government Mods
CNBC | December 8, 2009
December 8, 2009 Bernanke Stands Firm on Rates
The Wall Street Journal | December 8, 2009
December 8, 2009 CMBS Loan Defaults Rose to Record in Third Quarter
Bloomberg | December 8, 2009
December 7, 2009 No Escape From TARP for U.S. Banks Choking on Real Estate Loans
Bloomberg | December 7, 2009
December 7, 2009 No Escape From TARP for U.S. Banks Choking on Real Estate Loans
Bloomberg | December 7, 2009
December 7, 2009 Is a Loan Modification Just Another Exotic Mortgage?
The Wall Street Journal | December 7, 2009
December 7, 2009 Estimated TARP Cost Is Cut by $200 Billion
The Wall Street Journal | December 7, 2009
December 7, 2009 Senator Dodd to Press Financial Reform Ahead: Aides
The New York Times | December 7, 2009
December 7, 2009 Economic Crisis Ebbs, Systemic Risks Don't
The Wall Street Journal | December 7, 2009
December 6, 2009 This Week in Congress - December 7, 2009
December 4, 2009 NEW! Closing Real Estate in 2010: The New RESPA Rule, GFE, & HUD-1
December 4, 2009 Unemployment Rate Falls to 10 Percent
The Washington Post | December 4, 2009
December 4, 2009 Freddie: 30-Year Mortgage Rate At 38-Year Low
The Wall Street Journal | December 4, 2009
December 4, 2009 Bernanke May Get Second Term at Fed Shorn of Bank Supervision
Bloomberg | December 4, 2009
December 4, 2009 Foreclosure Fight Gets Personal
The Boston Herald | December 4, 2009
December 4, 2009 Bank Bailouts Appear to be Paying Off
The Los Angeles Times | December 4, 2009
December 4, 2009 Banks Borrow Slightly Less From Fed Over Past Week
The Associated Press | December 4, 2009
December 3, 2009 Ocean-front Property Rights Disputed in U.S., State Supreme Courts
December 3, 2009 Title Agents Can Show Value to Lender Clients by Providing Accurate Fees
December 3, 2009 American Land Title Association Reports 3Q Title Insurance Premiums
December 3, 2009 N.Y.-based Title Agency Develops Interactive Portal
December 3, 2009 E-recording Provider Adds 18 Counties to Network
December 3, 2009 Wells Fargo to Shutter 122 Offices in California, Rebrand Wachovia Branches
December 3, 2009 RedVision Earns Software/Information Technology Company Honor
December 3, 2009 Senator to Put Hold on Bernanke
The Washington Post | December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009 Financial Regulatory Package Heads to House
The Washington Post | December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009 HAMPering Obama's Home Plan
The Wall Street Journal | December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009 Home Buyers Will Have to Lay Out More Cash for an FHA Mortgage
Business Week| December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009 Geithner Expects Bailout Program to End Soon
The New York Times | December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009 House Panel Clears Systemic Risk Bill
The Wall Street Journal | December 3, 2009
December 2, 2009 How Much is Your Business Reputation Worth to You?
December 2, 2009 Pending Sales of U.S. Existing Homes Rose in October
Bloomberg | December 2, 2009
December 2, 2009 Mortgage Applications Edge Higher as Rates Hit 6 Month High
Reuters | December 2, 2009
December 2, 2009 Manufacturing, Real Estate Data Paint a Muddled Picture
The Washington Post | December 2, 2009
December 2, 2009 FHA to Toughen Rules for Borrowers
The Washington Post | December 2, 2009
December 2, 2009 New Bank Rules Face Big Vote
CNNMoney | December 2, 2009
December 2, 2009 A Study in Contrasts in Financial Overhaul
The New York Times | December 1, 2009
December 2, 2009 Bernanke Has Support of Majority of Senators on Banking Panel
Bloomberg | December 2, 2009
December 2, 2009 Groups Hit Congress Pro And Con Over U.S. Insurance Office Reach
National Underwriter | December 1, 2009
December 1, 2009 Wells Fargo to Begin Using New GFE/HUD-1 in December
December 1, 2009 Mass. Issues New Personal Information Safeguards
December 1, 2009 Minn. Title Agency Allegedly Forges Owners’ Signature
December 1, 2009 Stewart Launches Full-Service REO Asset Management Division
December 1, 2009 FHA, Ginnie Mae Take Action Against Lend America
December 1, 2009 New Push on Mortgage Relief
The Wall Street Journal | December 1, 2009
December 1, 2009 Commercial Property Weighs on Banks
Reuters | December 1, 2009
December 1, 2009 Guidelines Aim to Ease Short Sales
The Wall Street Journal | December 1, 2009
December 1, 2009 U.S. Steps Up Pressure on Lenders to Modify More Mortgages
The Washington Post | December 1, 2009
December 1, 2009 Pressure for More Hearings on Financial Regulations
The Hill | December 1, 2009
December 1, 2009 Commercial Mortgage Defaults in U.S. Bank Portfolios Reach 3.4%
Bloomberg | December 1, 2009
November 30, 2009 Bernanke Starts Fed Debate Early
The Wall Street Journal | November 30, 2009
November 30, 2009 Administration Plans New Efforts on Foreclosures
The Associated Press | November 30, 2009
November 30, 2009 Freddie Mac Expects to See "Significant" Losses from Taylor Bean Collapse
DSNews | November 30, 2009
November 30, 2009 The FHA Goes Upmarket
The Washington Post | November 30, 2009
November 30, 2009 This Week in Congress - November 30, 2009
November 30, 2009 Fed Tightens Regulations on Its Regional Directors
The New York Times | November 30, 2009
November 25, 2009 Home Sales Rebound to Early-2007 Level
The Washington Post | November 24, 2009
November 25, 2009 Fannie Looks to Level Foreclosed-Home Playing Field
The Wall Street Journal | November 25, 2009
November 25, 2009 Citi Calls for More Mortgage-Principal Forgiveness
The Wall Street Journal | November 25, 2009
November 25, 2009 Insurers' Next Headache? Commercial-Mortgage Defaults, says Fitch
Investment News | November 25, 2009
November 25, 2009 Acorn Housing Struggles to Hang On
The Wall Street Journal | November 25, 2009
November 24, 2009 Proposal to Alter Interest-on Trust Accounts Withdrawn in Ohio
November 24, 2009 HUD Issues Another FAQ Update
November 24, 2009 Fidelity to Honor ‘Paperless’ Professional
November 24, 2009 IberiaBank Expands Footprint in Florida
November 24, 2009 Simplifile Expands E-Recording Partnerships
November 24, 2009 One in Four Borrowers Is Under Water
The Wall Street Journal | November 24, 2009
November 24, 2009 October Home Sales Rise 23 Pct in South
The New York Times | November 23, 2009
November 24, 2009 Home Prices in U.S. Probably Fell at Slowest Pace Since 2007
Bloomberg | November 24, 2009
November 24, 2009 Regulatory Reform Bill Faces Dissent
The Bond Buyer | November 24, 2009
November 24, 2009 Freddie Mac Trying to Minimize Exposure from Failed Lender
The Washington Post | November 24, 2009
November 23, 2009 Renters Becoming Latest Victims as Foreclosure Crisis Widens
The Washington Post | November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 List of Most Affordable Cities to Buy a House Released
CNN | November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 Home Sales Likely Rose Again in October
The Associated Press | November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 This Week in Congress - November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 Economic Survey: Job Losses to Bottom Out in 1Q
The Associated Press | November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 Real Estate Agents See Return of Foreign Buyers
MSNBC | November 23, 2009
November 20, 2009 With F.H.A. Help, Easy Loans in Expensive Areas
The New York Times | November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009 Bailout Program Could be Extended
The Washington Post | November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009 Problem Mortgages Hit New High at 14 Percent
The Washington Post | November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009 Your Personal Information is For Sale
The Herald-Zeitung | November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009 FHA Feeling the Heat to Pump Up its Reserves
The Chicago Tribune | November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009 Housing Recovery in U.S. Set Back to 2010 as Market Wanes
Bloomberg | November 20, 2009
November 19, 2009 ALTA Approves New Policy Forms
November 19, 2009 Michigan Agencies Merge
November 19, 2009 Owners of Missouri-based Guaranty Title Indicted for $2.6M Scheme
November 19, 2009 Fidelity Family Launches ‘Green’ Policy Initiative
November 19, 2009 Regional Underwriter Reports 3Q Earnings
November 19, 2009 SoCal Home Sales Increase in October
November 19, 2009 Mortgage Rates Drop to All-Time Low
Bankrate | November 19, 2009
November 19, 2009 Task Force to Take Up Financial Fraud Cases
The Washington Post | November 19, 2009
November 19, 2009 Housing Starts Take Unexpected Tumble
The Washington Post | November 19, 2009
November 19, 2009 Potential Data Loss, Be Prepared
November 19, 2009 Fannie: 'Recovery is Here'
Inman News | November 19, 2009
November 19, 2009 Hiring Boom in Mortgage Restructuring
The Wall Street Journal | November 19, 2009
November 18, 2009 Week-To-Week Mortgage Applications Fall 2.5%: MBA
The Wall Street Journal | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 U.S. House Democrats Sharpening ‘Too Big to Fail’ Plan
Reuters | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 Ahead of the Bell: Housing Starts
The Associated Press | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 The Good and Bad of U.S. Housing Market
The Wall Street Journal | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 Counseling Helps Borrowers Avoid Foreclosure, Study Finds
The Washington Post | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 Mortgage-Delinquency Rate Rose to New High in 3rd Quarter
The Wall Street Journal | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 U.S. housing Starts, Permits Fall Sharply in October
Reuters | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Woes Hurt Apartments
The Wall Street Journal | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 Renting from Fannie Mae
Forbes | November 18, 2009
November 17, 2009 HUD Provides RESPA FAQs Update
November 17, 2009 ALTA Praises HUD for Offering Latitude With RESPA Enforcement
November 17, 2009 Freddie Mac Announces 2010 Loan Limits
November 17, 2009 Underwriter Taps Industry Veteran
November 17, 2009 Ohio-based Title Agency Expands Retail Sales Division
November 17, 2009 Web Site Adds Consumer Protection Rating
November 17, 2009 Five Reasons Why Your Business Should Think FedEx First
November 17, 2009 NBN Could Drive Up Housing Costs
ABC News | November 17, 2009
November 17, 2009 Ten Questions on the Volatile Housing Market
The Wall Street Journal | November 17, 2009
November 17, 2009 U.S. to Aid Some Local Mortgage Programs
The Washington Post | November 17, 2009
November 17, 2009 TARP Can't Save Some Banks
The Wall Street Journal | November 17, 2009
November 16, 2009 HUD Says Restraint to be Used in Enforcing RESPA
DS News | November 16, 2009
November 16, 2009 The FHA's Nose Dive
The Washington Post | November 16, 2009
November 16, 2009 Cracks in the Foundation of the Fed's Housing Fix
The Wall Street Journal | November 16, 2009
November 16, 2009 This Week in Congress - November 16, 2009
November 16, 2009 Buying a Home in Time to Get Credit
The Wall Street Journal | November 16, 2009
November 16, 2009 Frank, Dodd Will Fix Banking Regulation But Good
Bloomberg | November 16, 2009
November 13, 2009 ALTA Praises HUD Decision to Offer Latitude With RESPA Enforcement
November 13, 2009 Builders Downsize the Dream Home
Wall Street Journal | November 13, 2009
November 13, 2009 Small Signs of Optimism
The New York Times | November 13, 2009
November 13, 2009 Home Defaults Fall Again
The Philadelphia Inquirer | November 13, 2009
November 13, 2009 Mortgages Decline to Lowest Rates in Five Weeks
The Wall Street Journal | November 13, 2009
November 12, 2009 TIPAC Contributors for the Month of October
November 12, 2009 BofA Changes Policy on Self-Insured Products
November 12, 2009 Company Sues 13 Maine Counties Over Access to Land Records
November 12, 2009 Learn to Avoid Risk in Decision Making
November 12, 2009 FHA Reports Reserves At All-Time Low
November 12, 2009 Entitle Adds to Board of Directors
November 12, 2009 3rd Drop in Foreclosures Hints at Recovery
USA Today | November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009 3rd Drop in Foreclosures Hints at Recovery; State-by-state Chart
USA Today | November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009 The Lowdown on Home-Buyer Tax Credits
The Wall Street Journal | November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009 Dodd Embarks on an Age-old Quest
The Washington Post | November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009 White House Aims to Cut Deficit With TARP Cash
The Wall Street Journal | November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009 Debate Over Real Estate 'Buyer's Choice' Law
Inman News | November 12, 2009
November 11, 2009 Survey: 2010 Will be Buyers Market for Commercial Real Estate
DSNews.com | November 9, 2009
November 10, 2009 There are still too many houses
Fortune | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 Harsh Light on Commercial Real Estate Loans in Fed Survey
American Banker | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 Dodd Unveils Financial-Overhaul Measure
Wall Street Journal | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 Missouri Court Ruling Threatens Title Plants, Industry
November 10, 2009 Fannie Mae Launches Deed-for Lease Program
November 10, 2009 ALTA Confronts Proposal to Create Government-run Title Insurer
November 10, 2009 Title Insurers Continue to Trim Payroll in October
November 10, 2009 Stewart Title of California Names New President
November 10, 2009 ALTA 2009 Annual Convention Photo Gallery Available
November 10, 2009 FDIC's 20% Shorter 'Merit' Reviews Preceded Banking Failures
Bloomberg | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 Freddie Mac Bill Sale: Higher Rates Weaker Demand
Reuters | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 FHA's Reserve Fund Hits 7-year Low
The Washington Post | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 Tax Refunds, Relief for Builders
The Wall Street Journal | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 Banks Prefer Fed as Regulator
Bloomberg | November 10, 2009
November 9, 2009 ALTA Responds to Article Ignoring Title Agents’ Efforts to Clear Title
November 9, 2009 New York Legislative Bill Overlooks Necessary Business Costs in Public-Option for Land Title Insurance Proposal
November 9, 2009 US Rep Frank: FDIC Won't Lose Power Under Regulatory Plan
Dow Jones | November 9, 2009
November 9, 2009 Home Values on the Rise, For Some
CNBC | November 9, 2009
November 9, 2009 Worried Consumers Continue To Shun Credit
NPR | November 9, 2009
November 9, 2009 This Week in Congress - November 9, 2009
November 9, 2009 Treasury Blocks the Sale of Tax Credits by Fannie
The Wall Street Journal | November 9, 2009
November 7, 2009 NEW! LTI Correspondence Course -
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November 6, 2009 ALTA Commends President Obama for Signing Bill to Extend, Expand Homebuyer Tax Credit
November 6, 2009 U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 10.2%, Highest in 26 Years
The New York Times | November 6, 2009
November 6, 2009 Agency Leaders Address FHA's Future at Property Preservation Conference
DSNews | November 6, 2009
November 6, 2009 House Votes to Expand Home Buyers' Tax Credit
The Washington Post | November 6, 2009
November 6, 2009 Fannie Mae posts $18.9 billion Q3 loss, taps Treasury
The Washington Post | November 6, 2009
November 6, 2009 Mortgage Rates Fall Below 5%
The Wall Street Journal | November 6, 2009
November 6, 2009 Fannie to Rent to Owners in Foreclosure
The Wall Street Journal | November 6, 2009
November 5, 2009 Whitepaper Urges Title Industry to Rethink Paradigm
November 5, 2009 FTC Delays ‘Red Flags’ Implementation
November 5, 2009 Wife of Former ALTA President Passes at Age 77
November 5, 2009 TIPAC Nears 2009 Goal
November 5, 2009 Few Real Estate Companies Plan to Hire in Next Six Months
November 5, 2009 Title Agency Named One of Detroit’s ‘Top Places to Work’
November 5, 2009 Weekly Mortgage Applications Rise 8.2%: MBA
HousingWire.com | November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009 Senate Votes to Renew Tax Credit for First-time Home Buyers
The Washington Post | November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009 FHA Delays the Release of Disputed Finances Audit
The Washington Post | November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009 Real Estate's Bright, Not-so-bright Ideas
Inman News | November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009 Housing Inventory Declines
The Wall Street Journal | November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009 US Commercial Real Estate to Bottom in 2010
Reuters | November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009 Homeowners Saving with Lower Mortgages
The Chicago Sun-Times | November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009 US Sen Dodd Sees Financial Reform Bill by December
Reuters | November 5, 2009
November 4, 2009 Mass. Title Agent Makes Plea for Streamlined Closing Process
November 4, 2009 Whitepaper Urges Title Industry to Rethink Paradigm
November 4, 2009 Fannie Wants Lenders with Big Pockets
DSNews | November 4, 2009
November 4, 2009 Congress Poised to Keep Homebuyers' Tax Credit
The New York Times | November 4, 2009
November 4, 2009 Housing Agency Flexes Muscle As Loan Defaults Grow
NPR | November 4, 2009
November 4, 2009 Frank Seeks House Vote in December on Financial Measures
The Wall Street Journal | November 4, 2009
November 4, 2009 Dodd to Go Alone with Draft for Financial Reform
The Washington Post | November 4, 2009
November 4, 2009 CMBS Savior? Developers Diversified Deal Is Nearer
The Wall Street Journal | November 4, 2009
November 3, 2009 Underwriters’ 3Q Earnings Point to Slight Market Rebound
November 3, 2009 N.Y. Supreme Court Sides With Title Company
November 3, 2009 Mass. Title Agent Makes Plea for Streamlined Closing Process
November 3, 2009 St. Louis to Automate Recording
November 3, 2009 New ALTA Members
November 3, 2009 Long & Foster Names Controller of AfBAs
November 3, 2009 Real Estate Price Plunge Makes U.S. Homeownership Perilous Path
Bloomberg | November 3, 2009
November 3, 2009 Crisis Culprits Helping Lead Recovery
The Washington Post | November 3, 2009
November 3, 2009 Banks Find Consumer Protection Too Big to Fail With Congress
Bloomberg | November 2, 2009
November 3, 2009 Realtors Group Says Pending Home Sales Climb
The Los Angeles Times | November 3, 2009
November 3, 2009 Freddie: Borrowers Who Refinanced In 3Q Cut Payments By $3B
The Wall Street Journal | November 3, 2009
November 3, 2009 U.S. Commercial Property Up in 3rd Quarter
Reuters | November 3, 2009
November 2, 2009 Congress Passes Higher Loan Limit Extension for Federally-Backed Mortgages
DSNews | November 2, 2009
November 2, 2009 This Week in Congress - November 2, 2009
November 2, 2009 FTC Powers Could Expand Under Consumer Agency Bill
The Wall Street Journal | November 2, 2009
November 2, 2009 Half Of Defaults Eligible For Government Help
The Wall Street Journal | November 2, 2009
November 2, 2009 Vote on Tax Credit Expected This Week
Inman News | November 2, 2009
November 2, 2009 New Tack on Fund to Dissolve Failed Firms
The Washington Post | November 2, 2009
October 30, 2009 ‘Average’ Title Guy Earns Industry’s Highest Honor
October 30, 2009 Think Twice! How to Recognize and Avoid Risk in Decision-Making - LTI Seminar/Webinar November 17
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October 30, 2009 Vote on Extending Homebuyer Tax Credit Delayed Over TARP Issue
Bloomberg | October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009 Doubts Greet Obama's Financial Oversight Plan
The Washington Post | October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009 Title Insurance Protects Homebuyers
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch | October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009 Mortgage Rates' Upward Trend Continues
Los Angeles Times | October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009 Is an Expanded Home Buyer Tax Credit A Good Deal?
The Wall Street Journal | October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009 House Panel OKs Bill Creating Consumer Agency
Reuters | October 30, 2009
October 29, 2009 ‘Average’ Title Guy Earns Industry’s Highest Honor
October 29, 2009 HUD Releases More RESPA Guidance
October 29, 2009 Nevada Issues Cease and Desist Against Escrow Company
October 29, 2009 Title Agency Becomes First to Offer eNotaries in New Mexico
October 29, 2009 Partnership Opens New Title Agency Opens in New York
October 29, 2009 Council Formed to Provide FHA Guidance
October 29, 2009 GDP Grows, Signaling End of the Recession
The Washington Post | October 29, 2009
October 29, 2009 The Pitfalls of Property Exchanges
Inman News | October 29, 2009
October 29, 2009 New-home Sales Take Unexpected Tumble, Dragging Down Stocks
The Washington Post | October 29, 2009
October 29, 2009 Extension of Home Buyers' Credit has Wide Senate Support
The Washington Post | October 29, 2009
October 29, 2009 Credit-rating Bill Clears Committee
The Washington Post | October 29, 2009
October 28, 2009 US Mortgage Applications Slump Third Straight Week
Reuters | October 28, 2009
October 28, 2009 Democrats Seeking To Extend Fannie, Freddie Loan Limits
The Wall Street Journal | October 28, 2009
October 28, 2009 Home Prices Up for Third Straight Month
The Washington Post | October 28, 2009
October 28, 2009 Foreclosures: Worst-hit Cities
CNN Money | October 28, 2009
October 28, 2009 Will REITs Feast on Commercial Real Estate's Victims?
Time Magazine | October 28, 2009
October 27, 2009 N.J. Ruling Impacts Underwriter Liability in Defalcations
October 27, 2009 A Training Investment That Pays Dividends
October 27, 2009 Title Industry Helps U.S. Unlock Wealth, Famed Economist Says
October 27, 2009 Listen to 2009 ALTA President Discuss the Policy Licensing Program
October 27, 2009 Refis Surge as Rates Hover Around 5 Percent
October 27, 2009 RESPA Training CD Now Available as Implementation Deadline Nears
October 27, 2009 OCC Releases Evaluations for 24 National Banks
October 27, 2009 U.S. Schools Homeowners to Spot Loan Rescue Scams
Bloomberg | October 27, 2009
October 27, 2009 Housing Prices May Fall Further
Forbes | October 27, 2009
October 27, 2009 House to Take On "Too Big to Fail"
The Washington Post | October 27, 2009
October 27, 2009 Nelson Says Senate to Extend, Reduce Homebuyer Credit
Bloomberg | October 27, 2009
October 26, 2009 ALTA Installs New President During 2009 Convention
October 26, 2009 Industry Helps U.S. Unlock Wealth, Famed Economist Says
October 26, 2009 U.S. Considers Reining In ‘Too Big to Fail’ Institutions
The New York Times | October 26, 2009
October 26, 2009 A Cornucopia of Numbers to Pick Through
The Washington Post | October 26, 2009
October 26, 2009 Refinancing Lifeline Fails to Reach Most 'Underwater' Homeowners
The Washington Post | October 26, 2009
October 26, 2009 Bernanke Puts Heat on Congress to Reform Financial Regulation
The Washington Post | October 26, 2009
October 26, 2009 This Week in Congress - October 26, 2009
October 23, 2009 ALTA Commends Congress in Passage of Amendment Clarifying Reach of CFPA
Reuters | October 23, 2009
October 23, 2009 Consumer-Agency Bill Moves in House
The Wall Street Journal | October 23, 2009
October 23, 2009 House Panel Backs New Protections for Consumers
The Washington Post | October 23, 2009
October 23, 2009 3 Signs of the Next Real Estate Collapse
Fortune | October 23, 2009
October 23, 2009 Costly Fraud and Error Reported in Home Buyers' Tax Program
The Washington Post | October 23, 2009
October 23, 2009 Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up to 5%
The Los Angeles Times | October 23, 2009
October 23, 2009 ALTA President: Title Industry's Finest Hour Yet to Come
October 23, 2009 Saturday's Scheduled Sessions at ALTA Annual
October 22, 2009 ALTA Section Executive Committees Approve Officer Nominations
October 22, 2009 16 Characteristics of Greatness
October 22, 2009 The Builder-Boomer Disconnect
Inman News | October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 Rescue Efforts Shift to Small Business
The Washington Post | October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 Low-wattage bright spots in Fed report on economy
The Washington Post | October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 White House Studying Housing Tax Credit
Reuters | October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 Commercial Real Estate Bust Looms
NBC News | October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 2009 ALTA Annual Full Speed Ahead
October 22, 2009 Famed Economist, Underwriter Panel Headline Friday General Session
October 22, 2009 New RESPA Implementation CD provides Line-By-Line GFE/HUD-1 Guidance
October 21, 2009 Title Company Reports Large New Order Volume
October 21, 2009 ALTA Victorious in Passage of Amendment Scaling Back CFPA
October 21, 2009 Third-Circuit Interprets ALTA Policy
October 21, 2009 Forged Documents, Phantom Buyers Hit Tarrant County, Texas
October 21, 2009 Training CD Now Available as RESPA as Implementation Deadline Nears
October 21, 2009 California Mortgage Defaults Trend Down Again
October 21, 2009 HUD Issues Notice of Violation Against Lend America
October 21, 2009 US Accuses Mortgage Lender Lend America with Fraud
Reuters | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 Amendment Limiting CFPA Impact on Title Industry Introduced
October 21, 2009 Dodd Pushes to Extend and Expand Homebuyer Tax Credit
Bloomberg | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 Finance Panel at Odds Over Preemption
The Washington Post | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 Home-building Rises, But Worries Persist
The Washington Post | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 Fixing Troubled Mortgages for the Elderly
The Wall Street Journal | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 ALTA Members Take Time for Committee Meetings
October 20, 2009 ALTA Set to Open 102nd Annual Convention
October 20, 2009 Home-Buyer Credit Is Focus of Inquiry
The Wall Street Journal | October 20, 2009
October 20, 2009 Small Firms, Home Buyers to Get a Boost
The Washington Post | October 20, 2009
October 20, 2009 Housing Starts in U.S. Increased Less Than Forecast
Bloomberg | October 20, 2009
October 20, 2009 Home Builders' Confidence Drops
The Wall Street Journal | October 20, 2009
October 20, 2009 Obama Administration Announces State and Local Housing Initiatives
National Mortgage Professional Magazine | October 20, 2009
October 19, 2009 MERS Victorious in Arizona Challenge
October 19, 2009 More States Enact Stringent Data Security Laws
October 19, 2009 ALTA Seeks Guidance From FTC Regarding Red Flags Rule
October 19, 2009 New e-Closing Platform Debuts
October 19, 2009 Owner of St. Louis Title Agency to be Sentenced for Role in Fraud
October 19, 2009 ServiceLink Bolsters Default Group With Hire
October 19, 2009 Obama, Advisers Fault Rescued Banks for Opposing Rules Revamp
Bloomberg | October 19, 2009
October 19, 2009 Housing, Leading Index Probably Improved: U.S. Economy Preview
Bloomberg | October 19, 2009
October 19, 2009 All Ears Are on Bernanke, Fed Report
The Washington Post | October 19, 2009
October 19, 2009 Big Financial Firms Losing Power on Capitol Hill
The Washington Post | October 19, 2009
October 19, 2009 FDIC Failed to Limit Commercial Real-Estate Loans, Reports Show
Bloomberg | October 19, 2009
October 18, 2009 This Week in Congress - October 19, 2009
October 18, 2009 ALTA Seeks Guidance from FTC Regarding Red Flags Rule
October 16, 2009 Protect the Data on Your Company’s Laptops Today
October 16, 2009 House Panel Clears Derivatives Bill, Debates Plan for Consumer Agency
The Washington Post | October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009 Foreclosures Continued to Rise in 3rd Quarter as Banks Worked on Backlog
The Washington Post | October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009 Cost Concerns Surface Over Home-Buyer Credit
The Wall Street Journal | October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009 Bogus Deeds Allegedly Used in Real Estate Scam
The Chicago Tribune | October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009 HUD Says No RESPA Reprieve
Inman News | October 16, 2009
October 15, 2009 New York Title Unit to Target Defalcations
October 15, 2009 Several Title Agents Accused, Sentenced for Defalcations
October 15, 2009 Fitch Says Title Insurers ‘Right-Sized’ Entering Final Quarter of ’09
October 15, 2009 Regional Underwriter Reports Second-Quarter Growth
October 15, 2009 Old Republic Announces 3Q Earnings Call
October 15, 2009 Stewart Lender Services Organizes to Support Full Lifecycle of Loan
October 15, 2009 NAMB and Industry Groups Propose RESPA Delay
National Mortgage Professional Magazine | October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009 Reverse Mortgage Sharks are Sure to Troll for Seniors
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch | October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009 U.S. Foreclosures Fall for 2nd Straight Month
Reuters | October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009 Bank Regulators: Real Estate Loans Biggest Concern
The Associated Press | October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009 Effort Underway to Speed Aid to Small Businesses
The Washington Post | October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009 Foreclosures: 'Worst Three Months of All Time'
CNN Money | October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009 Housing Counselors Try to Help Prevent Foreclosures, Ease Stress
USA Today | October 15, 2009
October 14, 2009 Financial-Services Regulation Fuels Tiff
The Wall Street Journal | October 14, 2009
October 14, 2009 Mortgage Rates Creep Up, Applications Fall
The Wall Street Journal | October 14, 2009
October 14, 2009 Push On to Expand $8,000 Tax Credit
CNN Money | October 14, 2009
October 14, 2009 U.S. Will Set Guidelines to Modify Commercial Real-Estate Loans
Bloomberg | October 14, 2009
October 14, 2009 For Many U.S. Wealthy, Housing Crisis Still a Squeeze
Reuters | October 14, 2009
October 13, 2009 Fannie Updates HUD-1 Rules
October 13, 2009 Calif. Governor Signs Bill Impacting REO Title Orders
October 13, 2009 Regional Underwriter Pulls Out of Two States
October 13, 2009 First American Core Logic Debuts Fraud Prevention Technology
October 13, 2009 Arizona County Developing Remote Recording via Kiosk
October 13, 2009 Stewart Title expands in Italy, Costa Rica
October 13, 2009 Home Values Expected to Fall 10% Nationally
The San Diego Union-Tribune | October 13, 2009
October 13, 2009 Jumbo Loans to Return in Four Years, Banker Says
Orange County Register | October 13, 2009
October 13, 2009 FHA's Stevens Says Agency can Handle Expected Loss
Reuters | October 12, 2009
October 13, 2009 Credit Tightens for Small Businesses
The New York Times | October 13, 2009
October 13, 2009 Sometimes Diversion is the Best Medicine: Look What ALTA Has Planned
ALTA Annual Convention
October 21 -24 | Palm Beach, Florida
October 13, 2009 'Unbanked' but No Longer Ignored
The Washington Post | October 13, 2009
October 13, 2009 Deal-maker Shelby Ready to Bargain
Politico | October 13, 2009
October 12, 2009 Failures of Small Banks Grow, Straining F.D.I.C.
The New York Times | October 12, 2009
October 12, 2009 Obama Takes Bully Pulpit to Push Agency For Consumers
The Washington Post | October 10, 2009
October 12, 2009 Housing Risks Still Lurk Even as Buyers Return
Reuters | October 12, 2009
October 12, 2009 Foreclosures Grow in Housing Market's Top Tiers
The Wall Street Journal | October 12, 2009
October 12, 2009 Racing the Clock to Avoid Foreclosures
The Washington Post | October 12, 2009
October 12, 2009 Writedowns on Mortgage Servicing Make Even JPMorgan Vulnerable
Bloomberg | October 12, 2009
October 12, 2009 FDIC Woes Signal Larger Problem
Forbes | October 12, 2009
October 11, 2009 This Week in Congress - October 12, 2009
October 9, 2009 Buyer Tax Credit Needed, ALTA President Tells Congress
October 9, 2009 Scarred Job Market Expected to Weigh on Economy
The Wall Street Journal | October 9, 2009
October 9, 2009 White House Faces Pressure on Jobs
The Washington Post | October 9, 2009
October 9, 2009 $50B foreclosure plan falling short
Politico | October 9, 2009
October 9, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Backer May Need Bailout, Experts Say
The New York Times | October 9, 2009
October 9, 2009 Housing Chief Rebuts Warning of FHA Bailout
The Washington Post | October 9, 2009
October 9, 2009 Mortgage Plan Gaining Steam
The Washington Post | October 9, 2009
October 8, 2009 Buyer Tax Credit Needed, ALTA President Tells Congress
October 8, 2009 RESPA Taskforce Holds Successful Meeting With HUD, MBA
October 8, 2009 Minnesota suspends title agency’s license
October 8, 2009 Stewart Lender Services Names New Sales Vice President
October 8, 2009 Fidelity Announces Third-Quarter Earnings Release
October 8, 2009 Connecticut Law Firm Hires Relocation Expert
October 8, 2009 MISMO Releases Version 3.0 Reference Model
October 8, 2009 It's Not Too Late: Register for 2009 ALTA Annual Convention
October 21 - 24 | Palm Beach, Florida
October 8, 2009 Frank's Plan Criticized As Too Lax
The Wall Street Journal | October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009 Democrats May Extend Tax Credit for Homes
The New York Times | October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009 Home Sellers in U.S. Cut Prices by $28.4 Billion
Bloomberg | October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009 FHA's $54 Billion in Losses May Require Bailout, Pinto Says
Bloomberg | October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009 Foreclosures Mark Pace Of Enduring U.S. Housing Crisis
Reuters | October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009 Industry Makes Case For Home Buyer Tax-Credit Extension
The Wall Street Journal | October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009 Democrats May Extend Tax Credit for Homes
The New York Times | October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009 U.S. Home Buyer Negotiating Power Falls in Aug
Reuters | October 8, 2009
October 7, 2009 Reverse-mortgage Industry Comes Under Scrutiny
Philadelphia Inquirer | October 7, 2009
October 7, 2009 Fannie and Freddie to Aid Mortgage Banks
The Wall Street Journal | October 7, 2009
October 7, 2009 Fed Frets About Commercial Real Estate
The Wall Street Journal | October 7, 2009
October 7, 2009 U.S. MBA Mortgage Applications Index Rose 16 Percent Last Week
Bloomberg | October 7, 2009
October 6, 2009 House Pushes Ahead on Financial-Rules Overhaul
The Wall Street Journal | October 7, 2009
October 6, 2009 Foreclosures Threaten U.S. House Prices
Financial Post | October 6, 2009
October 6, 2009 A Look Ahead to the Great Resetting
The Washington Post | October 6, 2009
October 6, 2009 Apartment Vacancy Rate Hits 23-year High
Reuters | October 6, 2009
October 6, 2009 Bair Says Secured Creditors Should Pay for Failures
Bloomberg | October 6, 2009
October 6, 2009 Fed Opens Credit-Rater Door for TALF
The Wall Street Journal | October 6, 2009
October 5, 2009 Oxley: Extra Regulation Won’t Work
Roll Call | October 5, 2009
October 5, 2009 Treasury to Say 3 More Funds to Buy Toxic Assets
Reuters | October 5, 2009
October 5, 2009 Report on Bailouts Says Treasury Misled Public
The New York Times | October 5, 2009
October 5, 2009 Prolonging Home Buyer Tax Credit Will Prolong Recovery
The Washington Post | Ovtober 5, 2009
October 5, 2009 Home Builders Curtail Freebies
The Wall Street Journal | October 5, 2009
October 2, 2009 Jobless Rate Reaches 9.8 Percent in September
The Washington Post | October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009 Bernanke Welcomes Oversight, Says Fed Can Corral Giant Firms
The Washington Post | October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009 Short Sales: A Fraying Lifeline for Homeowners
Business Week | October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009 Mortgage Rates Approach All-time Lows
The Los Angeles Times | October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009 TARP: Taxpayers on the Hook for $200 Billion
CNN Money | October 2, 2009
October 1, 2009 TIPAC Contributors for the Month of September
October 1, 2009 Title Agency Launches National Default Service
October 1, 2009 Old Republic Bolsters Commercial Division
October 1, 2009 Refinance Report Underscores Impact of Interest Rates on Refinance Volumes
October 1, 2009 NAIC Holds Public Hearing on Credit Rating System
October 1, 2009 FHA Delays Rules That Could Impact Condo Sales
October 1, 2009 New Option to Help Title Companies Reach Notaries Emerges
October 1, 2009 Toxic Paper: The Root of the U.S. Recession
October 1, 2009 Exploring the Panoply of Workout Options
ALTA Annual Convention | October 21-24
October 1, 2009 FDIC Seeks Fees to Shore Up Reserve
The Washington Post | September 30, 2009
October 1, 2009 US Senators Introduce Foreclosure Rescue Legislation
The Wall Street Journal | October 1, 2009
October 1, 2009 Foreclosure Rate Rises 17 Percent
The Washington Post | October 1, 2009
October 1, 2009 Battle Waged Over Consumer Agency
The Washington Post | October 1, 2009
October 1, 2009 Report: 1 in 3 Loan Applications Denied
The Associated Press | October 1, 2009
October 1, 2009 Are Distressed Homes Worth It?
The Wall Street Journal | October 1, 2009
October 1, 2009 Worried About A Mortgage Rate Spike? You Have Options
The Wall Street Journal | October 1, 2009
October 1, 2009 Lenders Want One Set of Rules
Inman News | October 1, 2009
September 30, 2009 FDIC Seeks Fees to Shore Up Reserve
The Washington Post | September 30, 2009
September 30, 2009 Senator Dodd Still Determined to End Regulator Shopping
CNBC | September 30, 2009
September 30, 2009 Housing Prices Up, but Consumer Confidence Down Again
The Washington Post | September 30, 2009
September 29, 2009 Bipartisan Push to Stop Real Estate Fraud
The Associated Press | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 New Rules for Higher-cost Loans
Inman News | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 ALTAcast Premiers: Get Guidance on New HUD-1
September 29, 2009 Fiserv Sells Title, Settlement Business to ISGN
September 29, 2009 Regional Underwriter Reports Growth in 2009
September 29, 2009 American Land Title Association Awards Bilbrey Honorary Membership
September 29, 2009 Software Provider Releases New Version of 2010 HUD-1
September 29, 2009 RedVision Earns N.J. Technology Award
September 29, 2009 Fannie Mae Delinquencies Jump, Aug Portfolio Flat
Reuters | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 Home Prices in U.S. Probably Fell at Slower Pace, Confidence Up
Bloomberg | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 U.S. Plans Announcement of State Housing Agency Aid
Reuters | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 More Help Coming To Clean Up Crisis
The Washington Post | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 World Bank Chief Leery of More Fed Power
The Washington Post | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 It's Crunch Time: The Fight to Fix the Financial System Comes Down to This
The Washington Post | September 29, 2009
September 28, 2009 $35 Billion Slated for Local Housing
The Wall Street Journal | September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009 G-20 Grabs Bigger Role In Global Economy
The Washington Post | September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009 State Housing Agencies in U.S. Said Slated for Treasury Help
Bloomberg | September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009 An Interview With Barney Frank
The Washington Post | September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009 As Subprime Lending Crisis Unfolded, Watchdog Fed Didn't Bother Barking
The Washington Post | September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009 The Mortgage Machine Backfires
The New York Times | September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009 LTI Product of the Month - DVD "This Land Is Your Land, That Land Is My Land"
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September 25, 2009 Don't Miss Your Chance to Save Big on ALTA Convention
October 21 - 24 | Palm Beach, Florida
September 25, 2009 Comptroller of Currency Criticizes Part of Bank-Regulation Proposal
The Wall Street Journal | September 25, 2009
September 25, 2009 Mortgage Rates Stay at 3-month Lows
Inman News | September 25, 2009
September 25, 2009 Freddie Mac Gets New CFO
Washington Business Journal | September 25, 2009
September 25, 2009 4-Month Streak of Rising Home Sales is Over
The New York Times | September 25, 2009
September 25, 2009 Calls to Renew Home Buyer Tax Credit Get Louder in Washington
The Los Angeles Times | September 25, 2009
September 25, 2009 FHA Reserves Tumble
Forbes | September 25, 2009
September 25, 2009 Treasury: Recovery Is Just Starting
The Washington Post | September 25, 2009
September 24, 2009 2009 Annual Convention Key Note Address Speaker Hernando de Soto's Books Now Available
September 24, 2009 Cap-and-Trade Could Stymie Re-sale Activity
September 24, 2009 HUD Lowers Principal Limit Factors for FHA Reverse Mortgages
September 24, 2009 Trade Associations, Economists Urge Extension of Tax Credit
September 24, 2009 Trade Associations, Economists Urge Extension of Tax Credit
September 24, 2009 Stewart Launches Short Sale Management Center
September 24, 2009 OLTA Celebrates Centennial Event, Elects New President
September 24, 2009 TLTA Honored for Helping to Preserve Courthouses
September 24, 2009 TARP Had 'Significant Role' Stabilizing Markets, Inspector Says
Bloomberg | September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009 Frank Appeases Some Consumer Agency Foes
The Hill | September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009 Democrats Soften Financial Bill
The Wall Street Journal | September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009 No Sign that Bailout will Expire at Year's End
The Associated Press | September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009 Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Probably Climbed as Prices Fell
Bloomberg | September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009 Stock Futures Dip Ahead of Jobs, Housing Data
The Associated Press | September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009 Fed Prepares to End Mortgage Program
The Washington Post | September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009 Geithner Presses for Regulatory Overhaul
The Washington Post | September 24, 2009
September 23, 2009 Housing Industry to Cuomo: Let's Work Together
CNN Money | September 24, 2009
September 23, 2009 Fed May Signal Economic Recovery Has Begun, Affirm Low Rates
Bloomberg | September 23, 2009
September 23, 2009 Need a Mortgage? Consider an FHA Loan
CNN Money | September 23, 2009
September 23, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Applications Jumps to Highest Since Late May
Reuters | September 23, 2009
September 23, 2009 Geithner Says 'Time Is the Enemy' of Financial Rules Overhaul
Bloomberg | September 23, 2009
September 23, 2009 Plans Scaled Back for New U.S. Agency
The Wall Street Journal | September 23, 2009
September 23, 2009 Freddie Names Kari as CFO
The Wall Street Journal | September 23, 2009
September 22, 2009 Credit Crunch Constrains International Home Buyers in U.S. Market
September 22, 2009 Title Agents May Find Success Expanding into VMC, Appraisal Services
September 22, 2009 Simple Steps to Revitalize Your Title Agency
September 22, 2009 HUD Updates RESPA Guidance
September 22, 2009 Stewart bolsters eMortgage team
September 22, 2009 Home Prices Rise in July
September 22, 2009 House Prices Won't Return to Peak Until 2020: Moody's Analyst
HousingWire | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 Industry Groups Share Appraisal Concerns
Inman News | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Delinquencies Set Record
Reuters | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 FDIC May Tap U.S. Banks for Funds
The New York Times | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 Decision on Ending Housing Prop Can Wait (Subscription Only)
The Wall Street Journal | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 Housing is Getting Even Less Affordable
USA Today | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 Bank Group Opposes Regulators' Merger
The Washington Post | September 22, 2009
September 21, 2009 Housing Suffering Relapse Confronts Bernanke Credit Conundrum
Bloomberg | September 21, 2009
September 21, 2009 Obama Bolsters Program that Insures Home Loans
CNN Money | September 21, 2009
September 21, 2009 Leading Senator Pushes New Plan to Oversee Banks
The New York Times | September 21, 2009
September 21, 2009 Short Sales Spread Across Real Estate Market, Leaving Frustration in their Wake
The Chicago Tribune | September 21, 2009
September 21, 2009 Fed Meeting Key to Continued Market Rally
Associated Press | September 21, 2009
September 21, 2009 This Week in Congress - September 21, 2009
September 18, 2009 1.4 Million Americans Score $8,000 Tax Credit
CNN Money | September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009 Administration Pledges to End Housing Scams
The Washington Post | September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009 Obama Loan Rules Threaten Mortgage Market
Bloomberg | September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009 "Option" Mortgages to Explode, Officials Warn
Reuters | September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009 Housing Agency's Cash Reserves Will Drop Below Requirement
The Washington Post | September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009 RESPA has Changed the Game - Make Sure You Know the Rules
September 18, 2009 Bankers Face Sweeping Curbs on Pay
The Wall Street Journal | September 18, 2009
September 17, 2009 Officials Promise to Fight Scams Targeting Homeowners
The Washington Post | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 Back to School With LTI!
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September 17, 2009 Agents Urged to Follow Good-Funds Policy
September 17, 2009 Six Tips to Prevent Check Fraud
September 17, 2009 Industry Narrows Loss during 2Q 2009
September 17, 2009 ILTA Honors Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund’s Brands With President’s Award
September 17, 2009 Study Quantifies Consumer Benefit of Government Actions
September 17, 2009 Small Business Owners Struggle to Provide Health Insurance for Staff
September 17, 2009 NAIC to Examine Role of Credit Rating Agencies
September 17, 2009 Housing Starts Post Moderate Rise
The Wall Street Journal | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 The Next Shoe to Drop? Fed Focuses on Commercial Real Estate Problems
ABC News | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 NY Leads Nation in Mortgage Fraud
Reuters | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 Deadline Nears for First-Time Home-Buyer Tax Credit
USA Today | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 FDIC Packages Loans From Failed Banks
The Washington Post | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 Citing Risks, U.S. Seeks New Rules for Niche Banks
The New York Times | September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009 Catch-22 Impact of New Fannie Mae Condominium Regulations
The Boston Globe | September 17, 2009
September 16, 2009 Recovery Underway, Bernanke Suggests
The Washington Post | September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009 Calculate Your ROI to Attend ALTA's Annual Convention
October 21-24 | Palm Beach, Florida
September 16, 2009 A Bright Spot in Housing: Construction Costs
The New York Times | September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009 Foreign Buyers Avoiding U.S. Homes
CNN Money | September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009 Real Estate Rebound Won't Reap More Than '04 Prices, Simon Says
Bloomberg | September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009 Fight Looms in Congress on Tax Break for Home Buyers
The New York Times | September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009 Fed Broadens Its Oversight To Include Subprime Lenders
The Washington Post | September 16, 2009
September 15, 2009 Bill Could Result in ‘Largest Federal Land Grab’
September 15, 2009 Latest Round of RESPA Guidance Heavy With GFE Lender Concerns
September 15, 2009 Ohio Makes E-filing Mandatory for Rates, Forms
September 15, 2009 Title Agency Taps Software to Help Lenders Meet TILA Changes
September 15, 2009 More Counties Offer E-recording Option
September 15, 2009 Obama Urges Bankers to Back Financial Overhaul
The Wall Street Journal | September 15, 2009
September 15, 2009 Housing Prices in County Rise, but Sales Down
San Diego Union Tribune | September 15, 2009
September 15, 2009 U.S. Commercial Property Won’t Recover Until 2012
Bloomberg | September 15, 2009
September 15, 2009 A Rebuilt Wall Street
The Los Angeles Times | September 15, 2009
September 15, 2009 Fed Likely to Keep Buying Mortgage Instruments
The Wall Street Journal | September 15, 2009
September 15, 2009 No Easy Exit for Government as Housing Market's Savior
The Wall Street Journal | September 15, 2009
September 14, 2009 ALTA Announces 2010 Board Nominations
September 14, 2009 FDIC Pushes Mortgage Help for Jobless
CNN Money | September 14, 2009
September 14, 2009 Obama Turns Efforts to Financial Changes
The Washington Post | September 14, 2009
September 14, 2009 Summers Says More Regulators Could Join Fed to Police Risk
The Wall Street Journal | September 14, 2009
September 14, 2009 Fannie's And Freddie's Last Man Standing
Forbes | September 14, 2009
September 14, 2009 This Week in Congress - September 14, 2009
September 11, 2009 Skepticism on Privatizing Fannie, Freddie
The Washington Post | September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009 Geithner Defends First Year Of TARP
Time | September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009 LandAmerica Offers Repayment Plan to Bankruptcy Court
Richmond Times Dispatch | September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009 Frank Bemoans Pace of Housing Help
The Washington Post | September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009 TARP: Treasury Looks to Shift Rescue's Focus To Small Businesses and Community Banks
The Washington Post | September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009 Commercial Property Deal Drought to Make 2009 Worst in 18 Years
Bloomberg | September 11, 2009
September 10, 2009 Tips to Protect Your Title Agency from Cyber Crime
September 10, 2009 California Stat Plan Regulations in Effect
September 10, 2009 How to Keep Stress and Burnout from Impacting Your Agency’s Operations
September 10, 2009 Settlement Firm Taps Former LandSafe President as CEO
September 10, 2009 Owner of Maryland Title Agency Sentenced for $3.4M Defalcation
September 10, 2009 TitleSoft Releases Update to Software Platform
September 10, 2009 Senate May Narrow Proposed Regulatory Role for Fed
The Washington Post | September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009 Travel Discounts Available to ALTA Annual Attendees
October 21-24 | Palm Beach, FL
September 10, 2009 12% of Eligible Borrowers Helped by Obama Plan
CNNMoney | September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009 Mortgage-Aid Plan Gets Tepid Results
The Wall Street Journal | September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009 Dodd Decision Raises Odds for Overhaul of Financial Rules
The Wall Street Journal | September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009 Failing Loans for Cmmercial Real Estate Threaten Sall Banks
USA Today | September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009 August Foreclosure Filings Were Flat but Remain High
The Washington Post | September 10, 2009
September 10, 2009 Housing Recovery Has 'Long Road,' Fannie Mae CEO Says
Bloomberg | September 10, 2009
September 9, 2009 ALTA Advocacy Update September 9, 2009
For Interested ALTA Members
September 9, 2009 Proposed Agency for Consumer Protection Faces Fierce Debate
USA Today | September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009 Bernanke's Back but Obama can Still Shape Fed
Reuters | September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009 Another Financial Crisis Inevitable
Reuters | September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009 Mortgage Applications Surge as Rates Tumble
Reuters | September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009 Dodd Seen Staying on Banking Panel
The New York Times | September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009 Prepare for the H1N1 Swine Flu Epidemic CD-ROM
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September 9, 2009 Bank of America Increases Number Helped by Foreclosure Program
The Washington Post | September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009 Another Wave of Foreclosures Looms
The Washington Post | September 9, 2009
September 8, 2009 Johnson Finds Foes in Ascent to Key Job
Argus Leader | September 8, 2009
September 8, 2009 Financial Reforms Stalled as Congress Returns
Reuters | September 8, 2009
September 8, 2009 Mortgage Market Bound by Major U.S. Role
The Washington Post | September 8, 2009
September 8, 2009 Behind FHA Strains, a Push to Lift Housing
The Wall Street Journal | September 8, 2009
September 8, 2009 Fannie and Freddie Continue to Struggle
The Associated Press | September 8, 2009
September 8, 2009 American Land Title Association Policy Licensing Initiative to Strengthen Industry
September 8, 2009 Calif. Senate Passes Bill Impacting REO Title Orders
September 8, 2009 FDIC Extends New Deposit Insurance Limit
September 8, 2009 HUD Provides Third Round of RESPA Guidance
September 7, 2009 Title Agents Allegedly Aided Former Dallas Cowboys Football Player in Fraud Scheme
September 7, 2009 Long & Foster Names New President; Ohio Title Agency Hires General Counsel
September 7, 2009 ALTA Policy Licensing Initiative to Strengthen Industry
September 4, 2009 States Shut Down to Save Cash
The Wall Street Journal | September 4, 2009
September 4, 2009 Judges' Frustration Grows With Mortgage Servicers
The New York Times | September 4, 2009
September 4, 2009 Stay on Top of New Rules to Help Borrowers
The Washington Post | September 4, 2009
September 4, 2009 Troubles For 'Prime' Borrowers Intensify
The Wall Street Journal | September 4, 2009
September 4, 2009 Loan Losses Spark Concern Over FHA
The Wall Street Journal | September 4, 2009
September 4, 2009 U.S. Treasury Eyeing More Help for Homeowners
Reuters | September 4, 2009
September 3, 2009 HUD Makes Tweak to RESPA Guidance
September 3, 2009 ALTA Responds to Proposed Regulations in New York
September 3, 2009 First American Celebrates 120 Years as it Prepares Split of Company
September 3, 2009 Industry Mourns Passing of Darren Ross
September 3, 2009 HomeServices of America Acquires Chicago-based Firm
September 3, 2009 Wells Fargo/Wachovia Bank Largest Commercial/Multifamily Servicer in Mid-Year Report
September 3, 2009 Ohio Title Agent Wins Famed Economists' Autographed Book
September 3, 2009 Fed Tries to Prepare Markets for End of Securities Purchases
Bloomberg | September 3, 2009
September 3, 2009 Ohio Title Agent Wins Famed Economists’ Autographed Book
September 3, 2009 White House to Propose Big Reserves at Banks
The New York Times | September 3, 2009
September 3, 2009 Treasury Retreats From Standoff With TARP Watchdog
The Wall Street Journal | September 3, 2009
September 3, 2009 The Reluctant Landlords
The Wall Street Journal | September 3, 2009
September 3, 2009 Investors Find Love in $260 Billion Black Hole
Bloomberg | September 3, 2009
September 2, 2009 Pending Home Sales Hit 6th Straight Increase
CNN Money | September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Applications Slip
Reuters | September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Shares Slide on Analyst's Report
The Washington Post | September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009 Housing Won't Lead U.S. Out of Recession
Bloomberg | September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009 House Panel Planning Vote on Consumer-Protection Agency
The Wall Street Journal | September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009 Mortgage Bankers Group Urges Fannie, Freddie Changes
ABC News | September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009 Industry Seeks Fannie, Freddie Overhaul
The Wall Street Journal | September 2, 2009
September 1, 2009 Homebuilders Rally Before Falling with Market
The Associated Press | September 1, 2009
September 1, 2009 HUD Denies it Violates Required-Use Provision in REO Sales
September 1, 2009 RESPA Implementation Forges Ahead, No Extensions Planned
September 1, 2009 ALTA Releases 2008 Industry Data Book
September 1, 2009 VMC Streamlines Loan Mod Process
September 1, 2009 Stewart Execs Receive Leadership Appointments; N.Y Agency Bolsters Staff
September 1, 2009 Texas Title Agency Evolves as It Marks 50 Years in Business
September 1, 2009 The Coming Deposit Insurance Bailout
The Wall Street Journal | September 1, 2009
September 1, 2009 The Housing Recovery Mirage
CNN Money | September 1, 2009
September 1, 2009 IRS to Mine Payment Data on Mortgages
The Wall Street Journal | September 1, 2009
September 1, 2009 Tarullo, Obama's First Fed Pick, Leads Supervision Overhaul
Bloomberg | September 1, 2009
September 1, 2009 Lobbying Intensifies to Extend First-time Buyer Tax Credit
The Baltimore Sun | September 1, 2009
August 31, 2009 ALTA Members Save BIG on FedEx OfficeSM Services
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August 31, 2009 TIPAC Contributors for the Month of August
Thank You to Our Contributors
August 31, 2009 HUD Releases Further Guidance on RESPA Reform
August 31, 2009 Wall Street Stealth Lobby Defends $35 Billion Derivatives Haul
Bloomberg | August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 As Big Banks Repay Bailout Money, U.S. Sees a Profit
The New York Times | August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 This Week in Congress - August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 How to Ease the Pain of Closing Costs
The Washington Post | August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 Better to Buy or Rent?
The Wall Street Journal | August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 Low Mortgage Rates Are Back—For the Moment
The Wall Street Journal | August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 Foundation of Recovery in Place
The Houston Chronicle | August 31, 2009
August 28, 2009 Postponing the Day of Reckoning
American Banker | August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009 About $12B In TALF Eligible Deals Emerge Ahead Of Deadline
The Wall Street Journal | August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009 Bank Losses Drain Deposit Fund, F.D.I.C. Reports
The New York Times | August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009 Problem Banks Jump 36% to 400
The Washington Post | August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009 Banks 'Too Big to Fail' Have Grown Even Bigger
The Washington Post | August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009 A Walk Through the Steps of House Financing
The Washington Times | August 28, 2009
August 27, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly - Freddie Mac
Reuters | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 Banks Trim Borrowing from Emergency Fed Program
The Associated Press | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 Subprime Lenders at the Head of the Line for Federal Subsidies
Time | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 Title Insurance Industry Narrows Loss during 2Q 2009, American Land Title Association Reports
August 27, 2009 Title Agents Warned of CFPA Impact on Business
August 27, 2009 PRIA Announces Committee Assignments
August 27, 2009 Mortgage Fraud to Increase over Next Three Years, Report Says
August 27, 2009 Home Prices Decline Slightly in Second Quarter
August 27, 2009 RamQuest Reports 32 Straight Quarters of Profitability
August 27, 2009 Five States to Receive $90M to Build Affordable Housing Units
August 27, 2009 Mortgage Fraud: A Classic Crime's Latest Twists
The Wall Street Journal | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 Register for Chance to Win Autographed Copy of Famous Economist's Book
2009 ALTA Annual Convention
August 27, 2009 The Housing Market: Looking Better, But Still Troubled
Time | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 Dodd Won't Rule Out Succeeding Kennedy on HELP
Roll Call | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 FDIC Adopts Weaker Rules to Attract LBO Firms to Failed Banks
Bloomberg | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 U.S. Housing May Be Turning Around
Bloomberg | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 Adjustable Mortgages Loom as Threat to Housing Recovery
The New York Times | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 New Home Sales Blast Past Expectations
The Washington Post | August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009 TARP Collections Reach $7.3 Billion
The Wall Street Journal | August 27, 2009
August 26, 2009 2009 Annual Convention Keynote Address Speaker Hernando de Soto's Books Now Available
August 26, 2009 ALTA Bylaw Changes to Be Considered At 2009 Annual Convention [PDF]
August 26, 2009 Obama Names Bernanke for 2nd Term
The Washington Post | August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009 Deficit Projected To Soar With New Programs
The Washington Post | August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009 Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy Dies at 77 After Cancer Battle
The Washington Post | August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009 Mortgage Applications Rise as Refinancing Demand Jumps
Reuters | August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009 Subprime Lenders Getting U.S. Subsidies, Report Says
The Washington Post | August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009 Bernanke's Next Tasks Will Be Undoing His First
The New York Times | August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009 A 'Big' Issue With Obama Reg Reform Proposal
American Banker | August 26, 2009
August 25, 2009 Payrolls Continue to Shrink in Title Industry
August 25, 2009 Underwriter Opens Regional Office
August 25, 2009 Conference Call to Discuss Consumer Financial Protection Agency
August 25, 2009 Title Agencies Must Prepare for Another Flu Season
August 25, 2009 Old Republic, Stewart Announce Personnel Changes
August 25, 2009 Attorneys General Form Mortgage Fraud Task Force
August 25, 2009 Bernanke to Be Nominated for Second Term as Fed Chief
The Wall Street Journal | August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009 Optimism Sends Fannie, Freddie Shares Soaring
The Washington Post | August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009 Borrowers Lie for Better Loan Mods, Real Estate Players Say
ABC News | August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009 Financial Industry is in Group's Sights
The Washington Post | August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009 2 Reasons to Buy a Home Now
USA Today | August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009 Remember Me? Wall Street Repackages Toxic Debt
Associated Press | August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009 Frank Focused on Reshaping US Finance
The Boston Globe | August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 Foreign Firms Show Interest in Failed U.S. Banks
The Wall Street Journal | August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 Economy Is 'Leveling Out,' Bernanke Says
The Washington Post | August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 Central Bankers Warn Recovery Shouldn't Delay Tougher Oversight
Bloomberg | August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 Housing Affordability Near Record High
Inman News | August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 Fed Flunks Consumer Protection
Inman News | August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 ALTA Announces Site of 2010 Federal Conference
February 28 - March 3, 2009
August 24, 2009 CE Credit Options Available at ALTA Annual Conference
August 24, 2009 150-200 More US bank Failures Still to Come
Reuters | August 24, 2009
August 23, 2009 Are You Prepared for the H1N1 Swine Flu Epidemic?
LTI Seminar/Webinar August 25
August 21, 2009 Mortgage Rates Fall This Week; 30-Year Fixed At 5.12% -Freddie Mac
NASDAQ | August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009 ALTA Announces Site of 2010 Federal Conference
August 21, 2009 Troubled Mortgages Hit Record High
The Washington Post | August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009 Improving Home Sales Belie Market Reality
The Wall Street Journal | August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009 Souring Prime Loans Compound Mortgage Woes
The Wall Street Journal | August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009 Bernanke's Tough Task: Withdrawing Emergency Aid
The New York Times | August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009 FDIC Is Set to Loosen Rules to Buy Failed Banks
The Wall Street Journal | August 21, 2009
August 20, 2009 Ohio, Wisconsin Title Agencies Make Moves
August 20, 2009 Pulte, Centex shareholders OK merger to form largest U.S. builder
August 20, 2009 Borrowers Attracted by 50-Year Interest-Rate Lows for Fixed-Rate Mortgages
August 20, 2009 Minn. Supreme Court Favors MERS in Foreclosure Disclosure Dispute
August 20, 2009 Derivatives Proposal Is Too Soft, Regulator Says
The Washington Post | August 20, 2009
August 20, 2009 Homes Still Affordable - Really Affordable
CNN Money | August 19, 2009
August 20, 2009 Florida-based Underwriter in Receivership
August 20, 2009 ALTA Bylaw Changes to Be Considered At 2009 Annual Convention
August 20, 2009 BofA's Countrywide Loses Court Ruling on Mortgages
Reuters | August 20, 2009
August 20, 2009 Former Ginnie, HUD Officials Team up in Advisory Firm
HousingWire | August 20, 2009
August 20, 2009 Departing Housing Agency Chief Hired by Financial Services Firm
The Washington Post | August 20, 2009
August 20, 2009 Freddie Mac names Bruce Witherell COO
Forbes | August 18, 2009
August 20, 2009 President of N.Y. Agency Indicted in Alleged $4.7M Defalcation
August 20, 2009 ALTA Members Prefer St. Louis as Site of 2010 Business Strategies Conference
August 19, 2009 HUD has Released RESPA Guidance - Learn How to Implement and Capitalize
Beyond the Forms: The RESPA 2.0 Business Model
August 19, 2009 Resource Title Adds MacFarland to Commercial Division [PDF]
Press Release
August 19, 2009 Virginia CE Credits Now Available for Online Courses Title 101 & 201
August 17, 2009 You CAN Measure Social Media: True Tales from the Social Media Measurement Trenches – LTI Seminar August 19
August 17, 2009 President Shifts Focus to Renting, Not Owning
The Boston Globe | August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 Treasury Bailout's Limits on Lobbyists Still Haven't Taken Effect
The Wall Street Journal | August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 Home Prices: There's No Quick Recovery Ahead
The Wall Street Journal | August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 China's CIC to Buy U.S. Mortgages
Reuters | August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 Retiring? Pay Off Your Mortgage
The Wall Street Journal | August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 Foreclosure Inn
CNN Money | August 17, 2009
August 14, 2009 ALTA Sends Letter to HUD Seeking Guidance on RESPA Rule [PDF]
August 14, 2009 Ginnie Mae President Reportedly Resigns
August 14, 2009 Court ruling: Mortgage Holders Needn't be Named
Star Tribune | August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009 First Homes Harder to Buy
ABC News | August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009 U.S. Homeowners Cut Asking Prices $27.8 Billion, Led by Nevada
Bloomberg | August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009 Obama Wants Big Banks To Pay More for Oversight
The Washington Post | August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009 Geithner Sees Good Vital Signs
The Wall Street Journal | August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009 A House Is a Home, Not an Investment
The New York Times | August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009 New! RESPA HUD-1/1A Educational CD-ROM
August 13, 2009 HUD Announces Posting of Frequently Asked Questions on New RESPA Rule
Press Release
August 13, 2009 ALTA Alert: HUD Releases RESPA Guidance
August 13, 2009 ALTA Alert: HUD Releases RESPA Guidance
August 13, 2009 Fed Leaves Rates Near Zero; Says Econ Leveling Out
The Wall Street Journal | August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 Fed Starts Rollback of Rescue Efforts
The Washington Post | August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 The Reverse Mortgage: Panacea or Poison?
Become Versed on Reverse Mortgage Transactions to Capture Business in This Untapped Market
August 13, 2009 California Cracks Down on Foreclosure Consultants
Los Angeles Times | August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 TARP Surplus May Go To Stop Building Foreclosures
The New York Daily Post | August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 U.S. Home Foreclosures Set Another Record in July
Reuters | August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 Bankruptcy Judges & DOJ Rip Mortgage Companies
The Huffington Post | August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 Why a Housing Rebound Could Take 20 Years
US News & World Report | August 13, 2009
August 13, 2009 Can the Federal Reserve Protect Consumers?
The New York Times | August 13, 2009
August 12, 2009 Minn. Judge Rules Title Policy Covers Burial Mound Dispute
August 12, 2009 Fannie Mae Issues New Title Guidelines for Foreclosures in Four States
August 12, 2009 Underwriter Opens Four Offices in N.M.
August 12, 2009 Title Company, Builder Partner to Offer ‘Green’ Experience
August 12, 2009 RamQuest Launches 2010 HUD-1
August 12, 2009 Two Counties in North Star State Begin e-Recording
August 12, 2009 27 Companies Join ALTA in July
August 12, 2009 Answers Trickle In for Stranded Taylor Bean Customers
Wall Street Journal | August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Applications Drop as Loan Rates Rise
Reuters | August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009 Fed Meeting Likely to Signal Fate of Intervention Programs
The Washington Post | August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009 Derivatives Overhaul Seeks to Reduce Risk
The Wall Street Journal | August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009 Saving Homes With a 'Right to Rent'
The Los Angeles Times | August 12, 2009
August 11, 2009 Homebuilders Are Back At It - Should We Be Worried?
Time | August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 The Next Fannie Mae
The Wall Street Journal | August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 Toxic Assets May Need More Treasury Support
Reuters | August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 U.S. Home Prices Fall, But Rate Slows
Reuters | August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 TARP Oversight Panel Says Smaller Banks May Need Fresh Capital
Bloomberg | August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 Consumers Getting Power to Shop
Inman News | August 11, 2009
August 10, 2009 E-recording Counties Hits 400 Mark
August 10, 2009 Pennsylvania Land Title Association Installs Officers, Honors Members
August 10, 2009 People On The Move
August 10, 2009 ALTA Launches Web Version of TitleNews
August 10, 2009 Title Alliance Grows JV Footprint With Two Acquisitions
August 10, 2009 Credit Union Forms Multi-State Title Agency
August 10, 2009 New VMC Emerges With Union of Title, Valuation Companies
August 10, 2009 Freddie Mac Swings to Profit, After Steep Losses
American Free Press | August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009 Paulson's Calls to Goldman Tested Ethics
The New York Times | August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009 National Consumer Protection Agency Would Upend Fragmented Structure
Los Angeles Times | August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009 Reverse Mortgages Come to the Rescue
The Washington Post | August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009 Maguire Properties Warns of Loan Defaults
Wall Street Journal | August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009 Fed Focusing on Real-Estate Recession as Bernanke Convenes FOMC
Bloomberg | August 10, 2009
August 7, 2009 Job Losses Slow to 247,000; Jobless Rate Dips
The Washington Post | August 7, 2009
August 7, 2009 PMI Loss Narrows on Reduced Claims Costs
The Wall Street Journal | August 7, 2009
August 7, 2009 Fannie Mae Reports $14.8 Billion Loss
The New York Times | August 7, 2009
August 7, 2009 Mortgage Giants' Revamp Disputed
The Washington Post | August 7, 2009
August 7, 2009 Job Losses Slow but Still Weigh on Economy
The Washington Post | August 7, 2009
August 6, 2009 Homebuyers Gain an Edge with Internet Searches
The Philadelphia Inquirer | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall to 5.22%, Freddie Mac Says
Bloomberg | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 First American, Fannie Team to Cut Foreclosure Costs
HousingWire | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 New Jobless Claims Drop More than Expected
The Washington Post | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 Regulator of Mortgage Giants to Step Down
The Washington Post | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 Home Lender Is Suspended, and Closes
The New York Times | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 Homebuilders Eliminate Frills as First-Time Buyers Drive Sales
Bloomberg | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 Barr to Tackle Foreclosure Prevention Program
The Washington Post | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 U.S. Considers Remaking Mortgage Giants
The Washington Post | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 Fed Reviews Two Programs As Markets Look More Stable
The Wall Street Journal | August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 It's Official: Fannie, Freddie Regulator to Leave Post
Forbes | August 6, 2009
August 5, 2009 Doug Duncan to Inform, Entertain at ALTA Annual
August 5, 2009 Closing.com Introduces SmartClosing™ Calculator Widget
Press Release
August 5, 2009 Bank Regulators Resist Reform
The Washington Post | August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009 Taylor Bean's FHA Suspension May Mean Trouble for Home Buyers
Bloomberg | August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009 Banks Slow to Modify Mortgages, Treasury Reports
Los Angeles Times | August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009 Foreclosure Plan is Off to a Bumpy Start
The Wall Street Journal | August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009 Inventory of Houses Falls in July
The Wall Street Journal | August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009 Pending Sales of Existing Homes in U.S. Surge 3.6%
Bloomberg | August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Likely to Be Wound Down
Bloomberg | August 5, 2009
August 4, 2009 Mortgage-Servicer Performance Is 'Uneven'
The Wall Street Journal | August 5, 2009
August 4, 2009 Take ALTA's New Online Poll
August 4, 2009 Bank Regulators Dig in Against Obama Shake-up
Reuters | August 4, 2009
August 4, 2009 Dueling Public Interests In Policing Rescued Firms
The Washington Post | August 4, 2009
August 4, 2009 Fed Plans to Strengthen Bank Examinations With Teams of Experts
Bloomberg | August 4, 2009
August 4, 2009 Geithner Vents at Regulators as Overhaul Stumbles (Subscription Only)
The Wall Street Journal | August 4, 2009
August 4, 2009 TIPAC List of Contributors for July 2009
August 3, 2009 Kansas Title Agent Wins Free Night Stay at the Breakers
August 3, 2009 ALTA Addresses Minnesota Article Titled "Trouble With Title Insurance"
August 3, 2009 ALTA President Mike Pryor's Full Letter to the Wall Street Journal
August 3, 2009 ALTA President Responds to Wall Street Journal Article
August 3, 2009 High-End Homes Frozen Out of Budding Housing Rebound
The Wall Street Journal | August 3, 2009
August 3, 2009 Geithner Says Unemployment May Peak in Second Half of 2010
Bloomberg | August 3, 2009
August 3, 2009 Consumer Protection Plan Worries Some
Inman News | August 3, 2009
August 3, 2009 This Week in Congress - August 3, 2009
August 3, 2009 MGIC Delays Capital Injection To New Unit; May Cut Payment (Subscription Only)
The Wall Street Journal | August 3, 2009
August 3, 2009 Another Leg of Freddie Mac's Long Relay
The Washington Post | August 3, 2009
July 31, 2009 Judge Throws Out RESPA Rule Challenge
Inman News | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 Small Banks Hold Key to Central Piece of Regulatory Revamp
The Wall Street Journal | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Rates Rise Second Straight Week-Freddie Mac
Reuters | July 30, 2009
July 31, 2009 Old Republic 2Q Loss Narrows, Results Beat Views
Wall Street Journal | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 Fidelity National Financial 2Q Earnings Soar
CNBC | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 Stewart Information Posts Q2 Loss, Shares Drop 13 Pct
Reuters | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Unlikely to Return Aid
The Washington Post | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 The First American Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2009
PR NewsWire | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 Regulators Are Getting Tougher on Banks
The Wall Street Journal | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 Authorities Raid Offices of Suspect Loan Modification Firm
ABC News | July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 HUD Announces New FHA Modification Guidelines
News Release
July 30, 2009 FTC Delays Enforcement of Red Flags Rule
July 30, 2009 Guidelines Aim to Help Struggling Borrowers
The Wall Street Journal | July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009 Housing Market Teeters Between Recovery, Relapse
The Washington Post | July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009 Homeowners and Investors May Lose, but the Bank Wins
The New York Times | July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009 Fed Might Consider Extending TALF
Reuters | July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009 Las Vegas, Fort Myers, Florida Lead U.S. Cities in Foreclosures
Bloomberg | July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009 Special Invite from ALTA's President
2009 Annual Convention | Palm Beach, Florida
July 30, 2009 IRS Warns Taxpayers to Beware of First-Time Homebuyer Credit Fraud
July 29, 2009 Human Resources, Sales and Marketing Training Available Through Kiplinger and Harvard Business School
July 29, 2009 Recovery Signs in Housing Market Stir Some Hope
The New York Times | July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009 US Housing Turning Corner
Reuters | July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009 Banks Asked to Ramp Up Loan Help
The Washington Post | July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009 Property Bond Sales May Resume With $3 Billion in TALF Deals
Bloomberg | July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009 Profiting From Bank Failures
Fortune | July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009 House Panel Passes Bank Bonus Bill
The Washington Post | July 29, 2009
July 29, 2009 Mortgage Servicers Are Under Pressure to Modify More Loans
The Wall Street Journal | July 29, 2009
July 28, 2009 U.S. Effort to Modify Mortgages Falters
Wall Street Journal | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 Foreclosures Are Often In Lenders' Best Interest
Washington Post | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 U.S. Housing Chiefs to Push Lenders for Aid
Reuters | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 Politicians Accused of Meddling in Bank Rules
New York Times | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 U.S. Economy: New-Home Sales Up 11%, Most Since 2000
Bloomberg | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 No-Escrow Feature Is 'Taxing' for Loan Mods
American Banker | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 Mortgage Relief Efforts are Criticized
Los Angeles Times | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 Fed May Ban Loan-originator Incentives
Inman News - July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 Small Banks at Center of Overhaul Debate
Washington Post | July 28, 2009
July 27, 2009 ALTA Advocacy Update - July 27, 2009
July 27, 2009 Loans Shrink as Fear Lingers
Wall Street Journal | July 27, 2009
July 27, 2009 Fed in the Middle of Push-me, Pull-me
Associated Press | July 27, 2009
July 27, 2009 New Appraisal Code Raises a Row
Wall Street Journal | July 27, 2009
July 27, 2009 Forget Aloof, Bernanke Goes Barnstorming
New York Times | July 27, 2009
July 27, 2009 June Sales of U.S. New Houses Probably Rose to Four-Month High
Bloomberg | July 27, 2009
July 24, 2009 Equity National Acquires Secure Collateral [PDF]
Press Release
July 24, 2009 Fed Unveils Rules to Protect Borrowers
Wall Street Journal | July 24, 2009
July 24, 2009 Obama Housing Plan May Fall Short of Goal
Associated Press | July 24, 2009
July 24, 2009 Fed Moves to Improve Disclosures on Mortgages
Associated Press | July 24, 2009
July 24, 2009 Banks Cut Borrowing from Fed Emergency Program
Associated Press | July 24, 2009
July 24, 2009 Housing, Earnings Lift Dow Above 9,000
Forbes | July 23, 2009
July 24, 2009 Mortgage Relief Efforts are Criticized
Los Angeles Times | July 24, 2009
July 23, 2009 Bernanke Tells Senate New Agency Isn't Needed
New York Times | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 Home Sales, All Over the Map
Wall Street Journal | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 Fannie & Freddie: The Most Expensive Bailout
CNN Money | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 Mortgage Applications Climb
Reuters | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 Bernanke Says Add Consumer Protection to Fed Mandate
Bloomberg | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 Homeowners Beware: Loan Modification Schemes Out to Take Your Money
ABC News | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 Homeowners Struggle, and the Vultures Circle
Washington Post | July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009 Freddie Mac Turns to YouTube to Help Troubled Homeowners
Chicago Sun Times | July 23, 2009
July 22, 2009 Doubts Slow Financial Regulation Overhaul on Capitol Hill
Wall Street Journal | July 21, 2009
July 22, 2009 Florida Targets Mortgage Rescue Firms
Inman News | July 22, 2009
July 22, 2009 Bernanke Says Fed Policies Are Sowing Recovery
Wall Street Journal | July 22, 2009
July 22, 2009 Freddie Mac Taps Finance Veteran as Fourth CEO in a Year
Washington Post | July 22, 2009
July 22, 2009 Doubts Slow Financial Regulation Overhaul on Capitol Hill
Wall Street Journal | July 22, 2009
July 21, 2009 Rep. Frank Postpones Consumer Protection Markup
The Hill | July 21, 2009
July 21, 2009 Title-Insurer Fees Draw Scrutiny
Wall Street Journal | July 21, 2009
July 21, 2009 Bill Would Extend Higher Loan Limits
Inman News | July 21, 2009
July 21, 2009 Oversight Board Sees TARP Aiding Borrowers
HousingWire | July 21, 2009
July 21, 2009 The Commercial Real Estate Time Bomb
CNN Money | July 21, 2009
July 21, 2009 All is Not Lost in Foreclosure Fight
CNBC | July 21, 2009
July 20, 2009 FHA Loans Set New Record in June
Wall Street Journal | July 20, 2009
July 20, 2009 LTI Online Courses - $100 Off for ALTA Members
July 20, 2009 Subprime Brokers Resurface as Dubious Loan Fixers
New York Times | July 20, 2009
July 20, 2009 This Week in Congress
July 20, 2009 Commercial mortgage failure at 20-year high in U.S.
Reuters | Jult 20, 2009
July 20, 2009 Bernanke May Hold Rates Down by Showing He Can Reverse Course
Bloomberg | July 20, 2009
July 20, 2009 Bailout Overseer Says Banks Misused TARP Funds
Washington Post | July 20, 2009
July 20, 2009 Offerings Re-Engaging Mortgage Arena
Wall Street Journal | July 20, 2009
July 17, 2009 Housing Finance Debate: A Return to ARMs?
ABC News | July 17, 2009
July 17, 2009 Housing Starts in U.S. Climb to Seven-Month High
Bloomberg | July 17, 2009
July 17, 2009 US Mortgage Rates Drop for 3rd Week-Freddie Mac
Reuters | July 17, 200
July 17, 2009 Sens Blast Slow Progress On Foreclosure Prevention Effort
Wall Street Journal | July 17, 2009
July 17, 2009 Bankers, Lawmakers Assail Pace of Obama's Mortgage Programs
Bloomberg | July 17, 2009
July 17, 2009 Insurance Groups Seek To Escape Regulation Under New Agency
Wall Street Journal | July 17, 2009
July 16, 2009 LTI Product of the Month - DVD Combo Pack
July 16, 2009 Rising Unemployment Accelerates Foreclosure Crisis
Associated Press | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 Administration Weighs More Foreclosure Aid
Washington Post | July 17, 2009
July 16, 2009 U.S. July Homebuilder Confidence Rises to 10-Month High of 17
Bloomberg | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 Fed To Issue Rule Changes For HELOCs, Closed-End Mortgages
Reuters | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 Mortgage Rates Little Changed
Bloomberg | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 JPMorgan Earnings Soar as It Finds Profit in Slump
New York Times | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 CIT Says No Government Aid Is Likely
New York Times | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 Foreclosure Rate Rises 4.6 Percent in June over Prior Month
Washington Post | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 Meltdown 101: Preparing for Your Loan Modification
Associated Press | July 15, 2009
July 16, 2009 Mortgage Firms Struggle to Redo Hard-Hit Loans
Wall Street Journal | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 Home Ownership Was Never a Road to Riches
Wall Street Journal | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 The Importance of the Housing Market
The Globe and Mail | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 1.5 Million Homes in Foreclosure
CNN Money | July 16, 2009
July 15, 2009 Aid Meetings Continue for Faltering Lender CIT
Associated Press | July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009 Senate Considers Regulation of Mortgage Products
HousingWire | July 14, 2009
July 15, 2009 Mortgage Applications Rise as Interest Rates Tumble
Reuters | July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009 Mortgages Are Now a Bank's Best Friend
New York Times | July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009 Republicans Criticize Agency for Consumers
Wall Street Journal | July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009 Investors Say 'Tarnished' Fed Shouldn't Oversee Systemic Risk
Bloomberg | July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009 Upscale Home Sales Lag as Jumbo Loans are Hard to Get
USA Today | July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009 Maryland Issues Data Call
July 14, 2009 Win One Free Night at The Breakers Palm Beach
July 14, 2009 City Neighborhoods Dig In to Protect Fragile Gains
Wall Street Journal | July 14, 2009
July 14, 2009 Stimulus Plan Produces Two Bright Spots
The Washington Times | July 14, 2009
July 14, 2009 Geithner Says Global Economy Faces Recovery Setbacks
Bloomberg | July 14, 2009
July 14, 2009 Freddie Mac Issues Appraisal Bulletin
Inman News | July 14, 2009
July 14, 2009 Home Prices Play Big Role in Americans’ Decision to Move
Wall Street Journal | July 14, 2009
July 14, 2009 Obama Mulling Mortgage Aid for Unemployed
Reuters | July 14, 2009
July 13, 2009 Elitist Protection Consumers Don't Need
Washington Post | July 13, 2009
July 13, 2009 Stevens Confirmed As New FHA Chief
Washington Post | July 13, 2009
July 13, 2009 Housing Market Activity Shows a Dip
Associated Press | July 12, 2009
July 13, 2009 Insurance Regulators Need Rating Options
Bloomberg | July 13, 2009
July 13, 2009 Bernanke May Explain Fed Exit Strategy in Testimony Next Week
Bloomberg | July 13, 2009
July 13, 2009 When Default Is a Strategy
Washington Post | July 11, 2009
July 13, 2009 Coming Up Short, More And More
Washington Post | July 11, 2009
July 12, 2009 MobileSecure Laptop Protective Services
July 11, 2009 Freddie Mac Offers to Repurchase Subordinated Debt
Bloomberg | July 10, 2009
July 10, 2009 This Week in Congress - July 13, 2009
July 10, 2009 Administration Considers Bailout Funds for Small Businesses
Washington Post | July 10, 2009
July 10, 2009 White House Prods Banks
Washington Post | July 10, 2009
July 10, 2009 Goldman Sachs Reverts to Pre-Lehman Risk Mean as Profits Surge
Bloomberg | July 10, 2009
July 10, 2009 US Rep Frank Not Eyeing Financial Firm Size Limits
Reuters | July 10, 2009
July 9, 2009 Hearing Discusses Commercial Real Estate and if Rising Defaults Pose Systemic Risk
July 9, 2009 Tens of Billions Remain in Bank Bailout Fund
The Associated Press | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 Demand Surges for VA, FHA Loans
The Los Angeles Times | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 FHFA Releases First Five-Year Strategic Plan [PDF]
July 9, 2009 US 30-year Mortgage Rate Slides to Six-week Low
Reuters | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 Fannie Mae Sells First 3-year Note Since April
Reuters | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 White House Ponders Bernanke's Future
Wall Street Journal | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 Economists Oppose More Stimulus
Wall Street Journal | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 Plan for Consumer Agency Criticized
Washington Post | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 25 Charged in $100 Million Mortgage Fraud
CNN Money | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 Rep. Frank Introduces U.S. Consumer Agency Bill
Reuters | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 Treasury Dials Back Plan to Aid Banks
Washington Post | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 ALTA 2009 Annual Convention Brochure Now Available [PDF]
July 9, 2009 Detailed Information on the Consumer Financial Protection Agency Proposal
July 9, 2009 Subprime Resurfaces as Housing-Market Woe
Wall Street Journal | July 9, 2009
July 9, 2009 FDIC May Ease Rules on Buyout Firms Purchasing Banks
Bloomberg | July 9, 2009
July 8, 2009 Landtech Plans Seminars to Introduce its New Landtech XML with the HUD-1 Changes
July 8, 2009 TSS Software Corporation Celebrates 16th Anniversary with 64th Consecutive Profitable Quarter [PDF]
July 8, 2009 Falling House Prices Drive Up Mortgage Fraud
The Associated Press | July 8, 2009
July 8, 2009 Obama Mortgage Plan Needs Work
CNN Money | July 8, 2009
July 8, 2009 US House Panel Seeks Plans for Future of TARP
CNBC | July 8, 2009
July 8, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Applications Climb from 7-Month Low
Reuters | July 8, 2009
July 8, 2009 Treasury Works on 'Plan C' To Fend Off Lingering Threats
Washington Post | July 8, 2009
July 8, 2009 U.S. Regulators Prep to Defang New Consumer Agency
Reuters | July 8, 2009
July 8, 2009 Fed to Begin Lending U.S. Agency Debt Thursday
Reuters | July 8, 2008
July 7, 2009 Industry Takes Aim at Plan to Create Financial Protection Agency
Washington Post | July 7, 2009
July 7, 2009 Owner of consumer-focused, N.Y.-based underwriter accused of stealing $1.7M
July 7, 2009 U.S. Home Prices to Fall Through First Quarter 2011
Bloomberg | July 7, 2009
July 7, 2009 U.S. Home-Equity Loan Delinquencies Set Record in First Quarter
Bloomberg | July 7, 2009
July 7, 2009 So Many Foreclosures, So Little Logic
The New York Times | July 6, 2009
July 7, 2009 In Housing, Even Hindsight Isn't 20-20
The New York Times | July 7, 2009
July 7, 2009 In Blow to Housing, Risky Mortgage Losses Seen Rising
CNBC | July 7, 2009
July 7, 2009 Republican Report Puts Blame for Housing on Fannie, Freddie
The Hill | July 6, 2009
July 7, 2009 Beazer To Pay Up To $53M To End Mtge Fraud Charges
Wall Street Journal | July6, 2009
July 7, 2009 ALTA Advocacy Update - July 6, 2009
July 6, 2009 American Land Title Association Reports First-quarter Industry Financial Results
July 6, 2009 Fannie Portfolio Jumps 35 Pct, Delinquencies Mount
Reuters | July 5, 2009
July 6, 2009 The Other Real Estate Shoe that Dropped
The Philadelphia Inquirer | July 6, 2009
July 6, 2009 Signs of Life in Jumbo Lending
Inman News | July 6, 2009
July 6, 2009 Real Estate Seeing Uptick
Forbes | July 6, 2009
July 6, 2009 Treasury Plans to Limit Voting of Shares in Rescued Companies
Bloomberg | July 6, 2009
July 4, 2009 This Week in Congress - July 6, 2009
July 2, 2009 Resource Title Celebrates 25th Year in Cleveland [PDF]
July 2, 2009 Mortgage-Rescue Plan to Cover More Borrowers
Wall Street Journal | July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009 Obama Widens Mortgage Refi Program
CNN Money | July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009 Fannie, Freddie to Refinance Larger Underwater Loans
Bloomberg | July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009 Housing Rebound Continues, Barely
CNN Money | July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009 Treasury to Name 9 Toxic Managers
Wall Street Journal | July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009 Consumers Likely to Find Increased Bank Costs
The Boston Globe | July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009 SEC Approves Executive Compensation Rules, Gives Shareholders 'Say on Pay' at TARP Firms
Los Angeles Times | July 2, 2009
July 1, 2009 ALTA Supports Effort to Increase Loan-to-value Ratios
July 1, 2009 New Mexico Superintendent of Insurance Rules New Mexico Title Insurance Rates to Increase 10.7 Percent Effective August 1, 2009
BusinessWire | July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009 LTI Product of the Month - DVD Combo Package
July 1, 2009 Banks Balk at Agency Meant to Aid Consumers
New York Times | July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009 Buying That Bank to Get Tougher
Wall Street Journal | July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009 Freddie Set To Name CEO, Source Says
Washington Post | July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009 Consumer Protection on Wide Scale
Wall Street Journal | July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009 Mortgage Applications at 7-month Low
Reuters | July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009 GSEs Ponder Raising Loan-to-value Ratios to Drive More Refinances
June 30, 2009 Home Prices Fall at Slower Rate in April
Washington Post | June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009 TIPAC Contributors for the Month of June
June 30, 2009 Loan Modifications Up During First Quarter
Washington Post | July 1, 2009
June 30, 2009 U.S. Economy: Home-Price Slide Eases, Consumer Confidence Drops
Bloomberg | July 1, 2009
June 30, 2009 Pennsylvania Strengthens Mortgage Fraud Laws
June 30, 2009 Home Prices in Major U.S. Cities Probably Fell on Foreclosures
Bloomberg | June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009 ALTA Advocacy Update - June 29, 2009
June 30, 2009 Fannie Sees Jump in Overdue Home Loans
Wall Street Journal | June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009 New York to Launch Mortgage Probe
Reuters | June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009 Beware the Reverse-Mortgage Ripoff
CNN Money | June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009 Ruling Adds Teeth to State Oversight of Banks
Washington Post | June 30, 2009
June 29, 2009 First American Offers to Buy Rest of First Advantage
CNN Money | June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 Fannie Mae May Portfolio Grows At 35.1% Annual Rate
Wall Street Journal | June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 Down but Not Out: How to Motivate Your Employees in This Recession – LTI Seminar June 30
June 29, 2009 The American Land Title Association Testifies at Maryland Insurance Administration Hearing
June 29, 2009 California Bills Seek to Lift Home Sales
Wall Street Journal | June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 This Week in Congress - June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 Reverse Mortgages for Home Purchases
New York Times | June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 A Recession Measured by New-Home Sales
New York Times | June 26, 2009
June 29, 2009 Best Way to Find a Home Loan
CNN Money | June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 Housing in Peril as Obama Fails to Get Financing Breakthrough
Bloomberg | June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 Jobs and Housing Will Lead Market
Forbes | June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009 A Plan to Stem Foreclosures, Buried in a Paper Avalanche
Wall Street Journal | June 28, 2009
June 26, 2009 AMERICAN LAND TITLE ASSOCIATION URGES SUPPORT OF $15,000 TAX CREDIT
June 26, 2009 U.S. Housing Misery Poised to Enter New Phase
Reuters | June 25, 2009
June 26, 2009 Geithner: Administration Pushing Financial Reform
Associated Press | June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009 Plain-Vanilla Financing Could Melt Bank Profits
Wall Street Journal | June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009 Economy Can Strengthen Only When Housing Prices Do
Wall Street Journal | June 25, 2009
June 26, 2009 Mortgage Rates Tick Up, Remain Above Lows
Associated Press | June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009 Difficult Recovery for Housing Market in 'Shock'
Philadelphia Inquirer | June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009 Mortgage-Bond Yields Decline to Lowest in More Than Three Weeks
Bloomberg | June 26, 2009
June 25, 2009 Last Chance! - LTI Educational Video Inventory Reduction Sale
June 25, 2009 Closing.com Launches Online Source for Real Estate Closing Services
PR Web | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 Reverse Mortgage Debate in Overdrive
Chicago Tribune | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 Citi Unit Halts Mortgage Applications on Missing Data
Bloomberg | June 24, 2009
June 25, 2009 Fed Shielded Facts Of Merrill Sale, Republicans Say
Washington Post | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 May New Home Sales Dip 0.6 Percent
Associated Press | June 24, 2009
June 25, 2009 37 Charged in Illinois Mortgage Fraud Crackdown
Forbes | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Asked to Relax Condo Loan Rules
Reuters | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 The Next Inflation: When, Why and So What?
New York Times | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 Fed Decides Against Boosting Efforts to Cut Mortgage Rates
Los Angeles Times | June 25, 2009
June 24, 2009 Home Sales Rose for a Third Month in May
New York Times | June 23, 2009
June 24, 2009 Obama Refis: Slow Out of the Gate
CNN Money | June 23, 2009
June 24, 2009 Not Paying the Mortgage, Yet Stuck With the Keys
Washington Post | June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 Behind a Bankruptcy Brouhaha
Wall Street Journal | June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 Reverse Mortgages - How They Work
Examiner Houston | June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 Home-Price Recovery in U.S. May Be Undermined by Appraisals
Bloomberg | June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 Home Resales Up From Previous Month, as Prices Fall
Wall Street Journal | June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 Fears of Big Bank Problems Return
CNN Money | June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 Fed May Seek to Assure It Can Keep Rates Low Without Inflation
Bloomberg | June 24, 2009
June 23, 2009 US Mortgage Group Cuts Loan Forecast as Rates Jump
Reuters | June 22, 2009
June 23, 2009 Foreclosure Prevention: New Program Shows Big Jump
Time | June 22, 2009
June 23, 2009 Mortgage Firm Pays Fine to Settle State Questions
Chicago Tribune | June 22, 2009
June 23, 2009 Markets Await Housing Reports
Wall Street Journal | June 23, 2009
June 23, 2009 Weakness in Mortgage Refinancing
Wall Street Journal | June 23, 2009
June 23, 2009 Housing To The Rescue
Forbes | June 23, 2009
June 23, 2009 American Land Title Association Names Jeremy Yohe Director of Communications [PDF]
June 22, 2009 Land Deals Help Builders Stay Alive
Wall Street Journal | June 22, 2009
June 22, 2009 Housing Eludes Recovery as Job Losses, Foreclosures Climb
Bloomberg | June 22, 2009
June 22, 2009 'Vanilla' Home Loans Could Benefit Borrowers
Associated Press | June 21, 2009
June 22, 2009 Bernanke Must Reassure 'Confused' Market About Rate Strategy
Bloomberg | June 22, 2009
June 22, 2009 Former Fannie Mae Head to Take Over Bank Bailout
Washington Post | June 19, 2009
June 22, 2009 Obama's Mortgage Refinancing Program May Be Expanded
Bloomberg | June 19, 2009
June 22, 2009 A Crackdown on Rescue Schemes
New York Times | June 21, 2009
June 22, 2009 Changes Urged to Rules on Condo Loans
Wall Street Journal | June 22, 2009
June 22, 2009 This Week in Congress - June 22, 2009
June 19, 2009 Bank Industry Girds for Fight Over Consumer Agency
Associated Press | June 19, 2009
June 19, 2009 Protecting Your Interests: The Basics of Title Insurance
Star-Telegram | June 18, 2009
June 19, 2009 Good Time for Home Buyers to Start Looking
Reuters | June 18, 2009
June 19, 2009 Federal Housing Administration to Play Expanded Role
Philadelphia Inquirer | June 18, 2009
June 19, 2009 Senators Skeptical of Financial Regulation Plan
New York Times | June 18, 2009
June 19, 2009 Housing Starts Increased 25 Percent from April to May
Kansas City Star | June 19, 2009
June 19, 2009 Only a Hint of Roosevelt in Financial Overhaul
New York Times | June 18, 2009
June 19, 2009 Where Housing Will Be in 2012
BusinessWeek | June 19, 2009
June 19, 2009 Fannie Mae Tightens Rules on 'Trailing Spouse' Income
Daily Herald | June 19, 2009
June 19, 2009 Searching for a Bottom in the Housing Market
CNNMoney | June 19, 2009
June 18, 2009 ALTA Testifies at House Financial Services Hearing on the Title Industry's Role in Detecting Mortgage Fraud [PDF]
June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 NCAI Policy Research Center Releases Land Management Report [PDF]
June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 ALTA Board Member Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Fraud
June 18, 2009 Historic Overhaul of Finance Rules
Wall Street Journal | June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 Treasury, Mortgage Bond Yields Rise After Four-day Decline
Los Angeles Times | June 17, 2009
June 18, 2009 Housing Starts Leap 17%
BusinessWeek | June 17, 2009
June 18, 2009 Dollar Drops to Two-Week Low on Reduced Bets Fed Target to Rise
Bloomberg | June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 A Look at Economic Developments Around the Globe
Associated Press | June 17, 2009
June 18, 2009 New Web Site Takes Mystery Out of Closing Costs
Washington Post | June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 Democrats Plan to Pass Financial Overhaul Quickly
Associated Press | June 18, 2009
June 17, 2009 Obama Aspires to a 'Light Touch,' Not a Heavy Hand
Wall Street Journal | June 17, 2009
June 17, 2009 Obama to Limit Fed Lending Power, Grant Systemic Role
Bloomberg | June 17, 2009
June 17, 2009 Republicans want TARP money back
Politico | June 17, 2009
June 17, 2009 Consumer Agency to Seek an Expansive Role
Wall Street Journal | June 17, 2009
June 17, 2009 S&P Downgrades Title Insurers Fidelity National, First American
Wall Street Journal | June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009 U.S. Housing Data Tops Expectations
New York Times | June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009 A new role as 'risk regulator' could reshape Fed
Associated Press | June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009 Administration to Endorse Financial Interest Requirement for Mortgages
CQ Politics | June 15, 2009
June 16, 2009 Citi's Pandit: Non-Bank Lending Vital But Needs Regulation
Wall Street Journal | June 16, 2009
June 15, 2009 Details Set for Remake of Financial Regulations
Wall Street Journal | June 15, 2009
June 15, 2009 US moves to spur bank buy-outs
Financial Times | June 12, 2009
June 15, 2009 Penetrating the Maze of Mortgage Relief
New York Times | June 14, 2009
June 15, 2009 Regulators Feud as Banking System Overhauled
New York Times | June 13, 2009
June 15, 2009 Reel In First-Time Home Buyers
Wall Street Journal | June 14, 2009
June 12, 2009 GOP maintains traditional principles in uphill battle on financial regulation
The Hill | June 11, 2009
June 12, 2009 Mortgage delinquencies may have peaked: Equifax
Reuters | June 11, 2009
June 12, 2009 Fed to Keep Lid on Bond Buys
Wall Street Journal | June 12, 2009
June 12, 2009 US Sen Offers Bill To Expand Home Buyer Tax Credit
Wall Street Journal | June 11, 2009
June 12, 2009 Attorneys’ Title, Old Republic partner
Biz Journals | June 11, 2009
June 12, 2009 Reverse Mortgages Could See Higher Premiums
Wall Street Journal | June 12, 2009
June 12, 2009 Calls Resume for Single Banking Regulator
Washington Post | June 12, 2009
June 11, 2009 Last Chance! ALTA Membership Directory Sale
June 11, 2009 May U.S. foreclosures third highest on record
Reuters | June 11, 2009
June 11, 2009 Lawmakers Invested in Bailed-Out Firms
Washington Post | June 11, 2009
June 11, 2009 HUD Suspends 3 Mortgage Lenders From FHA
Wall Street Journal | June 10, 2009
June 11, 2009 Playing Mortgage Market Proves Tricky
Wall Street Journal | June 10, 2009
June 11, 2009 Economy Remains Weak, but Fed Sees Bright Spots
New York Times | June 10, 2009
June 11, 2009 Senators Want Homebuyer Tax Credit to Rise to $15,000
Bloomberg | June 10, 2009
June 11, 2009 Option ARMs Threaten U.S. Housing Rebound as 2011 Resets Peak
Bloomberg | June 11, 2009
June 11, 2009 US Foreclosures Jump 18% On Yr In May, Dn On Month
Wall Street Journal | June 11, 2009
June 11, 2009 Rate Rise Clouds Recovery
Wall Street Journal | June 11, 2009
June 10, 2009 Goals Shift For Reform of Financial Regulation
Washington Post | June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009 Treasurys Mixed After Strong 3-year Note Auction
Associated Press | June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009 Galgiani's Title Bill on Its Way to State Senate
Merced Sun-Star | June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009 Mortgage Applications at Lowest Since November
CNNMoney | June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009 Seniors Drawn to Mortgages That Give Back
Wall Street Journal | June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009 The Fed's Mortgage Muddle
Business Week | June 9, 2009
June 10, 2009 10 Large Banks Allowed to Exit U.S. Aid Program
New York Times | June 9, 2009
June 9, 2009 More Options for Home Affordable Refis
Inman News | June 8, 2009
June 9, 2009 Pass the Debt
HousingWire | June 9, 2009
June 9, 2009 Title, Settlement Services Target Online Transactions
HousingWire | June 9, 2009
June 9, 2009 Banks May Need New Stress Tests, Panel Says
Washington Post | June 9, 2009
June 9, 2009 Finance Reforms Pared Back
Wall Street Journal | June 9, 2009
June 9, 2009 U.S. Regulator Sounds Alarm About Reverse Mortgages
Reuters | June 8, 2009
June 9, 2009 Foreclosure Crisis Spreads from Subprime to Prime Mortgages
USA Today | June 9, 2009
June 8, 2009 ALTA Advocacy Update - June 8, 2009
June 8, 2009 Land Mines Pockmark Road to Recovery
Wall Street Journal | June 8, 2009
June 8, 2009 U.S. Will Let Some Banks Repay Aid
Washington Post | June 8, 2009
June 8, 2009 A Housing Recovery: Not So Fast
Business Week | June 8, 2009
June 8, 2009 Why Home Prices May Keep Falling
New York Times | June 6, 2009
June 8, 2009 Doubts Mount Over US Toxic Asset Plan
Financial Times | June 7, 2009
June 8, 2009 Bernanke Conundrum Threatens Housing on Mortgage Rate
Bloomberg | June 8, 2009
June 8, 2009 Freddie Mac Loosens Rules Under Mortgage-Refinance Program
Wall Street Journal | June 5, 2009
June 5, 2009 Register Now for the "Don't Miss" Event of the Year
June 5, 2009 Ailing, Banks Still Field Strong Lobby at Capitol
New York Times | June 4, 2009
June 5, 2009 TARP Nominee Says Program Needs $100 Billion Cushion
Bloomberg | June 4, 2009
June 5, 2009 Treasury Funds $135Mln in Affordable Housing Via Recovery Act
Forbes | June 4, 2009
June 5, 2009 Massachusetts Banks Agency Goes After Mortgage Brokers
The Boston Herald | June 5, 2009
June 5, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Rates Surge to Highest Level Since December
Reuters | June 4, 2009
June 5, 2009 Mortgage Pioneer Accused of Fraud
Washington Post | June 5, 2009
June 5, 2009 Virginia to Join National Anti-Mortgage Fraud Network
Richmond Times-Dispatch | June 5, 2009
June 5, 2009 Southern California Property Values Sink Below Historic Norms
Los Angeles Times | June 5, 2009
June 4, 2009 Red Tape, Investors Hamper Housing Aid-US Official
Reuters | June 3, 2009
June 4, 2009 Refinancing Boom Fizzles as Interest Rates Rise From Historic Lows
Washington Post | June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009 Fed May Step Up on Mortgages, Bank of America Says
Bloomberg | June 3, 2009
June 4, 2009 Builders See Signs of Stabilization
Wall Street Journal | June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009 Mortgage Applications Slump but Housing Market Continues to Battle Back
Money Morning | June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009 Refinancing Boom Aids Lenders
Wall Street Journal | June 3, 2009
June 4, 2009 HUD Revises Rules for Stimulus Money
Associated Press | June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009 Rising Interest Rates Could Threaten Recovery
msnbc | June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009 Downpayments, Tax Credits and Foreclosures: the Stats
BusinessWeek | June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Aid Seen as 'Sufficient'
Washington Post | June 4, 2009
June 4, 2009 Homebuilders Tout Signs of Housing Market Thaw
Associated Press | June 4, 2009
June 3, 2009 Congress Helped Banks Defang Key Rule
Wall Street Journal | June 3, 2009
June 3, 2009 US Mortgage Applications Down as Rates Surge Higher
Reuters | June 3, 2009
June 3, 2009 Mortgage-Market Intervention Backed
Wall Street Journal | June 3, 2009
June 3, 2009 Re-shaping Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Reuters | June 3, 2009
June 3, 2009 Moody's: Outlook Remains Negative For US Banks
Wall Street Journal | June 3, 2009
June 3, 2009 Headaches Await Next TARP Chief
Wall Street Journal | June 3, 2009
June 3, 2009 Pending U.S. Home Sales Jumped in April
New York Times | June 2, 2009
June 3, 2009 Promised Help is Elusive for Some Homeowners
New York Times | June 2, 2009
June 2, 2009 ALTA Board Member Testifies at Hearing to Correct the Record on the Land Title Industry [PDF]
BusinessWire | May 29, 2009
June 2, 2009 Interest May Wane in US Toxic-Asset Plans: Geithner
Reuters | June 2, 2009
June 2, 2009 Old Republic Continues to Expand in Washington DC Market
Christopher F. Naughten Joins Old Republic National Commercial Title Services in Washington, D.C.
June 2, 2009 Confidence in U.S. Economy Builds Even as Recovery Still Seems Distant
Washington Post | June 2, 2009
June 2, 2009 Banks May Soon Get Approval to Leave the Bailout Program
New York Times | June 1, 2009
June 2, 2009 Administration is Near Finance Overhaul Plan
New York Times | June 1, 2009
June 1, 2009 Mortgage-Bond Yields Climb as Cycle With Treasuries Returns
Bloomberg | June 1, 2009
June 1, 2009 Freddie Announces $30B Tender Of Near-Term Debt
Wall Street Journal | June 1, 2009
June 1, 2009 The $4 Trillion Housing Headache
Fortune | May 27, 2009
June 1, 2009 AG Urges Reduction in PA Title Insurance Rates and Other Changes to Improve Competition
Gant Daily | May 31, 2009
June 1, 2009 'Jumbo' Loans, Down-to-Earth Rates
Washington Post | May 31, 2009
June 1, 2009 Fed Mortgage Efforts Prove Costly
Wall Street Journal | June 1, 2009
June 1, 2009 Mortgage Delinquencies Increase Again
Wall Street Journal | June 1, 2009
June 1, 2009 Housing, Jobs And Consumers, Oh My
Forbes | May 31, 2009
June 1, 2009 Congress Funds Mortgage Fraud Crackdown
Los Angeles Times | May 31, 2009
June 1, 2009 When Real-Estate Exposure Is Tangible
Wall Street Journal | June 1, 2009
May 30, 2009 TIPAC Contributors for the Month of May
May 30, 2009 This Week in Congress - June 1, 2009
May 29, 2009 More Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
New York Times | May 28, 2009
May 29, 2009 Talf Takes Plaudits but Much to Be Done
Financial Times | May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 Financial Overhaul Raises Questions
Wall Street Journal | May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 Jumping Mortgage Rates Cloud 'Risk Appetite' Return
Bloomberg | May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 Letter
Federal Insurance Rules: A View From Congress

New York Times | May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 Moody's May Downgrade FHA, VA RMBS
HousingWire.com | May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 Bernanke Bid to Lift Housing Scuttled by Rising Rates, Defaults
Bloomberg | May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 U.S. Weighs Single Agency to Regulate Banking Industry
Washington Post | May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009 Bay Area Home Sales Rise Again; Median Price Up Slightly Over March
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May 28, 2009 Banks Profit After Record Loss, but FDIC Calls 305 Troubled
USA Today | May 27, 2009
May 28, 2009 Fed Cools Banks' Faith in Future Revenue
Wall Street Journal | May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009 Freddie Mac Attack
New York Post | May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009 Number of Home Sales Rises, but Prices Keep Plummeting
Washington Post | May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009 Single-Regulator Plan for Banks Now Close
Wall Street Journal | May 28, 2009
May 27, 2009 U.S. Economy: Home Resales Rise on Drop in Prices
Bloomberg | May 27, 2009
May 27, 2009 Mortgage-Bond Yields Jump, Jeopardizing Fed's Housing Effort
Bloomberg | May 27, 2009
May 27, 2009 Last Chance: LTI Product of the Month - HUD-1 Closing Video Package
May 27, 2009 LTI Can Help You and Your Staff Every Step of the Way on Your Career Path!
May 22, 2009 Geithner: Wall Street Rescue Fund Not Permanent
Washington Post | May 21, 2009
May 22, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall Again
Business Journal | May 21, 2009
May 22, 2009 Signs of Real Estate Recovery an Illusion?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer | May 22, 2009
May 22, 2009 Online Resource for RESPA Compliance
HousingWire | May 22. 2009
May 22, 2009 Philadelphia Gets Support in Congress Over HUD Aid Rules
Philadelphia Inquirer | May 22, 2009
May 22, 2009 Board That Punishes Problem Mortgage Lenders Called Ineffective
Washington Post | May 22, 2009
May 22, 2009 Economists: Shaky Housing Market Stabilizing
Boston Herald | May 22, 2009
May 21, 2009 Wider Confidence Lifts Economy From Winter's Deep, Dark Freeze
Washington Post | May 21, 2009
May 21, 2009 Fed Weighs More Securities Purchases
Wall Street Journal | May 21, 2009
May 21, 2009 Fed's Mortgage Ammo: Buy More Treasurys
Wall Street Journal | May 21, 2009
May 21, 2009 Obama Signs Measures to Help with Troubled Mortgages
Washington Post | May 20, 2009
May 21, 2009 Federal Reserve Leaders See Economic Progress
Washington Post | May 21, 2009
May 21, 2009 Banks Raised Billions, Geithner Says
New York Times | May 20, 2009
May 20, 2009 Obama Set to Sign Housing Aid Legislation
Reuters | May 19, 2009
May 20, 2009 $8,000 Fast Cash for First-time Homebuyers
CNN Money | May 19, 2009
May 20, 2009 Steep Drop in Multifamily Units Drags Down April Housing Starts
Chicago Tribune | May 20, 2009
May 20, 2009 Treasury Prices Sit Tight
CNN Money | May 20, 2009
May 20, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Applications Up as Interest Rates Drop
Reuters | May 20, 2009
May 20, 2009 Officials Weigh Having One Mortgage Regulator
Wall Street Journal | May 20, 2009
May 19, 2009 How Do You Engage the Kept-On Workforce? - LTI Seminar May 20
May 19, 2009 U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Vaults to 8-month High
Reuters | May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009 Local Banks Face Big Losses
Wall Street Journal | May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009 Mortgage Fraud Bill Goes to Obama to Sign
Washington Post | May 18, 2009
May 19, 2009 Housing Construction, Permits Hit Record Lows
Washington Post | May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009 U.S. Housing Starts, Permits Hit Record Lows in April
Reuters | May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009 US Banks Scramble to Repay Bail-out Cash
Financial Times | May 18, 2009
May 19, 2009 Savings Banks Tied to Housing Markets
Forbes | May 19, 2009
May 18, 2009 At Geithner's Treasury, Key Decisions on Hold Many Advisers' Roles Are Undefined And Others Still Awaiting Confirmation
Washington Post | May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009 This Week: Minutes of Fed Meeting
Washington Post | May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009 First-time Homeowners to Get Tax Credits Via FHA Loans
Detroit Free Press | May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009 This Week in Congress - May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009 The Real Estate Bubble Won't Re-Inflate
Forbes | May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009 US Poised for Finance Regulation Shake-up
Financial Times | May 17, 2009
May 18, 2009 Title Insurance Group Executive
Washington Post | May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009 Big Banks Fire Up Lending
CNN Money | May 15, 2009
May 18, 2009 Home Starts, Leading Index Probably Rose: U.S. Economy Preview
Bloomberg | May 17, 2009
May 18, 2009 The Housing Crisis: Getting a Ground-Level View
New York Times | May 17, 2009
May 15, 2009 Mortgages Stay Below 5%
Wall Street Journal | May 15, 2009
May 15, 2009 U.S. Regulators Clash Over Holding Bank Management to Account
Bloomberg | May 15, 2009
May 15, 2009 Housing-Rescue Plan Adds 'Short Sales'
Wall Street Journal | May 15, 2009
May 15, 2009 Treasury Sweetens Housing Rescue Incentives
Reuters | May 14, 2009
May 15, 2009 ALTA and Other Trade Associations Urge Secretary Donovan to Suspend RESPA Implementation
May 14, 2009 Foreclosures: 'April Was a Shocker'
CNN Money | May 13, 2009
May 14, 2009 Meet Your Landlords: Fannie And Freddie
Forbes | May 14, 2009
May 14, 2009 Obama Administration to Expand Housing Plan
Washington Post | May 14, 2009
May 14, 2009 More Homeowners Getting Aid, but Demand Keeps Rising
Washington Post | May 14, 2009
May 14, 2009 HUD Action Allows Home Buyers To Use $8,000 Tax Credit For Downpayments On FHA-Insured Loans
National Association of Home Builders | May 13, 2009
May 14, 2009 Slow Start to U.S. Plan for Modifying Mortgages
New York Times | May 14, 2009
May 14, 2009 US Banks Swamped as Refi Fever Takes Hold
Financial Times | May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009 Immigrant Homeownership Proves Resilient in the Face of Slowdown
Washington Post | May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009 U.S. Foreclosure Filings Hit Record for Second Straight Month
Bloomberg | May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009 Housing Market May Be Healing Itself
Forbes | May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009 U.S. Median House Price Declines 14%
Wall Street Journal | May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009 Freddie Mac Loses $10 Billion for Quarter
Washington Post | May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009 HUD Needs More $ For Mods
US Banker | May 13, 2009
May 12, 2009 Greenspan Sees 'Seeds of a Bottoming' in U.S. Housing
Bloomberg | May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009 HUD Committed to RESPA Changes
Inman News | May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009 Donovan Announces Intent to Move Forward with RESPA Reform
Mortgage Reform will save consumers an average of $700; HUD withdraws 'required use' definition after review of 1,200 public comments
May 12, 2009 TSS Software Corporation Grows National Sales and Business Development Team [PDF]
Additions of McLendon, Purohit signal greater emphasis on growth in national market
May 12, 2009 Budget Gap Is Revised to Surpass $1.8 Trillion
New York Times | May 11, 2009
May 12, 2009 U.S. Trying to Take Over LandAmerica Pensions
Richmond Times-Dispatch | May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009 Bernanke Defends Bank Tests as a Confidence Builder
New York Times | May 11, 2009
May 12, 2009 State Gets Subprime Loan Cuts for 700
Boston Globe | May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009 Bank of America Said to Sell $7.3 Billion CCB Stake
Bloomberg | May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009 U.S. Projects Aid Tally for Mortgage Giants
Washington Post | May 12, 2009
May 11, 2009 Mortgages Over 5% Mean Fed Purchases as Bonds Slump
Bloomberg | May 11. 2009
May 11, 2009 New FICO Site Helps Borrowers Seeking Loan Modifications
Los Angeles Times | May 10, 2009
May 11, 2009 Home Closing Makes it Official
The Indianapolis Star | May 10, 2009
May 11, 2009 Home Loan Quagmire
Boston Herald | May 11, 2009
May 11, 2009 Stress Tests Are Over. The Stress Isn't
New York Times | May 10, 2009
May 11, 2009 Banks Won Concessions on Tests
Wall Street Journal | May 9, 2009
May 11, 2009 US Banks Claim Line Softened on $74bn
Financial Times | May 9, 2009
May 8, 2009 2009 Business Strategies Conference Online Proceedings and Photos Now Available
May 8, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Rates rise from Record Low: Freddie Mac
Reuters | May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009 Stress Tests Show $75bn Buffer Needed
Financial Times | May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009 Fed Sees Up to $599 Billion in Bank Losses
Wall Street Journal | May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009 Stress Tests Results Split Financial Landscape
New York Times | May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009 Realty Exec Wants More Housing Incentives
Washington Post | May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009 House Passes Limits on Adjustable-Rate, Exotic Loans
Bloomberg | May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009 FHA Seeks $800 Million to Cover Losses
Washington Post | May 8, 2009
May 7, 2009 'Hope for Homeowners' Revamp Planned
Inman News | May 7, 2009
May 7, 2009 How We Tested the Big Banks
New York Times | May 7, 2009
May 7, 2009 Senate Passes Legislation on Mortgage Lending
Wall Street Journal | May 7, 2009
May 7, 2009 Major Banks Receiving Federal Aid Backed Subprime Lenders, Report Says
Washington Post | May 7, 2009
May 7, 2009 Stress Test Finds Strength in Banks
Washington Post | May 7, 2009
May 6, 2009 ALTA Mourns the Loss of James R. Maher
May 6, 2009 First American Posts Q1 Return to Profit
HousingWire | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Mortgage Applications on the Rise
HousingWire | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Bailed-out Banks Enabled Subprime Lending, Study Contends
Los Angeles Times | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Freddie Pressured Over Accounting Disclosure
Washington Post | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Bank Tests Yield Early Progress
Washington Post | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Bernanke Sees Hopeful Signs but No Quick Recovery
New York Times | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Dick Durbin Stumbles in Cramdown Collapse
Politico | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Congress to vote on finance probe
Politico | May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009 Almost One-Quarter of U.S. Homeowners Underwater as Values Sink
Bloomberg | May 6,2009
May 6, 2009 HUD Appoints Three Staffers
The HousingWire | May 6, 2009
May 5, 2009 Where Home Prices Crashed Early, Signs of a Rebound
New York Times | May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009 Major Banks Get Stress Test Results Today
Washington Post | May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009 The Recession Is Over
Forbes | May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009 No Sale: Bank Wrecks New Houses
Wall Street Journal | May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009 Home Buyers' Suit Seeks to Bar Overcharges by Title Insurers
Law.com | May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009 World Stocks Rally on Solid US Housing News
Forbes | May 5, 20009
May 4, 2009 Sales and Construction Data Lift Hopes for U.S. Housing
Reuters | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 Bank Bills Test Industry Muscle
Roll Call | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 Fed Keeps Its Helping Hand on Economy
Wall Street Journal | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 US Mortgage Cuts to Boost Spending
Financial Times | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 Bernanke To Face Tension On the Hill
Washington Post | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 Tests of Banks May Bring Hope More Than Fear
New York Times | May 3, 2009
May 4, 2009 The Next Housing Bust
Wall Street Journal | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 How Big Banks Want to Game the Mortgage Mess
Wall Street Journal | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 U.S. Home Prices May Be Lost for a Generation
Bloomberg | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 10-Q: First American Corp
MarketWatch | May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009 Pending U.S. Home Resales Probably Steadied as Market Settled
Bloomberg | May 4, 2009
May 1, 2009 Fed Hopes 5-Year TALF Loans Will Help Real-Estate Market
Wall Street Journal | May 1, 2009
May 1, 2009 Fixing The Housing Crisis
New York Times | April 30, 2009
May 1, 2009 Bill Would Scuttle RESPA Changes
Inman News | May 1, 2009
April 30, 2009 Senate Defeats 'Cramdown' Legislation
The Hill | April 30, 2009
April 30, 2009 US Congressional Panel Passes Mortgage Reform
Reuters | April 29, 2009
April 30, 2009 MISMO Announces Public Review of Version 3.0 Reference Model: Comments Due June 15
April 30, 2009 U.S. Housing Chief Concerned with Credit Raters
Reuters | April 29, 2009
April 30, 2009 House Panel Votes to Revise Mortgage Market Standards
Bloomberg | April 29, 2009
April 30, 2009 Title Industry Reports First Cumulative Net Loss in Over 20 Years
marketwire.com | April 30, 2009
April 30, 2009 HUD Chief Sees Early Signs of Housing Turnaround
Reuters | April 29, 2009
April 30, 2009 The First American Corporation Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2009
PR Newswire | April 30, 2009
April 30, 2009 Mortgage Applications Per Household Dive
HousingWire.com | April 29, 2009
April 30, 2009 There Goes the Neighborhood: A Fight Over Defining 'Blight'
Wall Street Journal | April 30, 2009
April 30, 2009 N.J. Supreme Court Gives Protection to Land Title Records
New Jersey News Room | April 28, 2009
April 30, 2009 Senate Opposition May Cram the 'Cramdown'
HousingWire.com | April 28, 2009
April 29, 2009 10% Off – Last Chance DVD Library
April 29, 2009 Foreclosure Prevention Plan Expanded to 2nd Mortgages
Washington Post | April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009 U.S. Economy in 2nd Straight Quarter of Steep Decline
New York Times | April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009 Time for Bank Creditors to Share the Pain?
New York Times | April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009 Loan-Modification Plan Revised to Address Second Mortgages
Wall Street Journal | April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009 Fed May Keep Asset Purchases Unchanged as ‘Green Shoots’ Emerge
Bloomberg | April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009 Bank Regulation Case Pits U.S. Against States
New York Times | April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009 Fed Is Said to Seek Capital for at Least Six Banks
Bloomberg | April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009 Title insurer Fidelity National Has 1st-Qtr Loss
Reuters | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 ALTA Supported Amendment to Reopen RESPA Rule Passes House Committee [PDF]
April 28, 2009 The Housing Boom and Bust
Real Clear Politics | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 Fed Pushes Citi, BofA to Increase Capital
Wall Street Journal | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 Obama to Unveil Incentives for Mortgage Servicers
Wall Street Journal | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 U.S. to Pay Off Mortgage Investors
CNN Money | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 Fed Tells Citi, BofA to Increase Capital
Washington Post | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 Home Vacancies Rise in U.S. to Record Amid Recession
Bloomberg | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 Justices to Hear Arguments on Bank Regulation
New York Times | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 More Homes in California Are Selling
Wall Street Journal | April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009 Mortgage Modification Bill Faces Trouble in Senate
Washington Post | April 28, 2009
April 27, 2009 This Week in Congress - April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009 Sweeping Lending Bill Under Fire
Inman News | April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009 Losses in Good-Will Values Compound Bank Troubles
New York Times | April 26, 2009
April 27, 2009 Bernanke Warming Prompts Record Company Debt Sales
Bloomberg | April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009 U.S. Presses Some Banks to Act After Stress Tests
Wall Street Journal | April 25, 2009
April 27, 2009 On Tap: Credit Card Holders' Rights, Mortgage Relief
Roll Call | April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009 'Cramdown' Will Face Senate Test
Politico | April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009 No, You Can't Get an Upgrade
New York Times | April 25, 2009
April 27, 2009 With Stress Test Results in Hand, Banks May Need to Boost Capital
Washington Post | April 25, 2009
April 27, 2009 Home Builders, Preparing for a Thaw
New York Times | April 25, 2009
April 24, 2009 Edgy Banks Start to Get Word Today on Stress Tests
New York Times | April 24, 2009
April 24, 2009 House Revives, Toughens '07 Mortgage Bill
Washington Post | April 24, 2009
April 24, 2009 Backlog of Foreclosed Homes Weighs on Prices
Washington Post | April 24, 2009
April 24, 2009 FDIC Bill May Come Up In US Senate Next Week -Sources
Wall Street Journal | April 24, 2009
April 24, 2009 Trade Associations at Odds Over 'Cramdown'
The Hill | April 24, 2009
April 24, 2009 US Mortgage Reform Eyes Obsolete Woes, Say Lenders
Reuters | April 24, 2009
April 24, 2009 Outlook for Home Prices Clouded by Spat Over Historical Trends
Wall Street Journal | April 24, 2009
April 24, 2009 Mortgage Rates Dip, Stay Above Record Lows
Associated Press | April 24, 2009
April 23, 2009 Rising Home Vacancies Give Bernanke Extra Time to Withdraw Cash
Bloomberg | April 23, 2009
April 23, 2009 Bidding Wars Are Emerging on Foreclosures
Wall Street Journal | April 23, 2009
April 23, 2009 Homeowners Rush to Refinance at Boom-Era Levels
Wall Street Journal | April 23, 2009
April 23, 2009 Mortgage Bondholders Form Battle Lines Over Obama Housing Plan
Bloomberg | April 23, 2009
April 23, 2009 The INFLUENCE GAME: Insurers Eye New Regulator
New York Times | April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 Resource Title Bolsters National Commercial Capabilities [PDF]
Cleveland title company adds two experienced VPs.
April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 Geithner Hints at High Bar In Letting Banks Repay Aid
Washington Post | April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 Banks Sway Bills to Aid Consumers
New York Times | April 21, 2009
April 22, 2009 TSS Software Corporation Appoints New Officer [PDF]
April 22, 2009 Live from ALTA's Business Strategies Conference - Wednesday April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 Freddie Mac Official Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
Associated Press | April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 U.S. MBA Mortgage Applications Index Rose 5.3 Percent Last Week
Bloomberg | April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 Mortgages Falling to 4% Become Bernanke Focus in Housing Slump
Bloomberg | April 22, 2009
April 22, 2009 Treasury Weighs New mortgage Subsidies: Sources
Reuters | April 22, 2009
April 21, 2009 Live from ALTA's Business Strategies Conference - Tuesday April 21, 2009
April 21, 2009 Congress Crams on Cram-Down
Roll Call | April 20, 2009
April 21, 2009 Home Prices Return to Affordability in Much of U.S.
Wall Street Journal | April 21, 2009
April 21, 2009 U.S. Regulators Put Emphasis on Loan Quality in Tests
Bloomberg | April 21, 2009
April 21, 2009 Lenders Battle Lawmakers Over Letting Courts Modify Mortgages
Washington Post | April 21, 2009
April 21, 2009 Freddie Mac's Refinance Policy Drawing Fire
MSNBC | April 21, 2009
April 20, 2009 GreenFolders Announces Plug-in Partner Network [PDF]
April 20, 2009 Dakota Homestead Title Insurance Company Announces Now Admitted to the State of Connecticut [PDF]
April 20, 2009 Housing Data Could Signal if Bust is Over
Washington Post | April 20, 2009
April 20, 2009 Fannie Mae CEO Allison Nominated to Run Treasury's TARP Office
Bloomberg | April 18, 2009
April 20, 2009 Obama Can't Pick Up the Phone for Mortgage Customers
Bloomberg | April 20, 2009
April 20, 2009 Will Refis Check Title Insurers' Losses?
Inman News | April 20, 2009
April 20, 2009 Mortgage Industry Changes Throw New Hurdles in Borrowers' Way
Los Angeles Times | April 18, 2009
April 20, 2009 Live from ALTA's Business Strategies Conference
April 17, 2009 Alliant National Title Insurance Company Adds Vice President and Texas Underwriting Counsel [PDF]
April 17, 2009 ALTA Releases 2008 Industry Financial Results
Business Wire | April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009 GMAC Follows Wells Fargo Into 'Warehouse' Mortgage Resurgence
Bloomberg | April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009 House Panel Sets April 23 Mortgage Bill Hearing
Reuters | April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009 Average 30-year Mortgage Rate Below 5% for Fifth Straight Week
USA Today | April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009 Dems, Banks Work to Limit Cramdown Bill
The Hill | April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009 Housing Starts Fell Sharply In March
Washington Post | April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009 Top National Title Companies Join Closing.com to Reach Consumers Online
PR Web | April 16, 2009
April 16, 2009 Obama Launches Mortgage Rescue Plan
CNN Money | April 16, 2009
April 16, 2009 Foreclosure Filings Jump 24%
CNN Money | April 16, 2009
April 16, 2009 Bank Test Results May Strain Limits Of Bailout Funding
Washington Post | April 16, 2009
April 16, 2009 Builders' View on Housing Brightens
Wall Street Journal | April 16, 2009
April 16, 2009 Low Rates Put Some Borrowers In a Quandary
Wall Street Journal | April 16, 2009
April 15, 2009 Obama Hints at Hopes for Recovery
Financial Times | April 15, 2009
April 15, 2009 Banks Ramp Up Foreclosures
Wall Street Journal | April 15, 2009
April 15, 2009 Mortgage Applications Dip
Reuters | April 15, 2009
April 15, 2009 Financial Problems at FHLB Ripple Across Housing Projects
Wall Street Journal | April 15, 2009
April 15, 2009 U.S. Program Lends a Hand to Banks, Quietly
New York Times | April 15, 2009
April 15, 2009 Prosecutions Lag as N.Y. Foreclosure Frauds Surge
New York Times | April 25, 2009
April 15, 2009 Fidelity Raises Rates, Cuts Costs
Inman | April 15, 2009
April 14, 2009 Goldman Sachs To Repay TARP Funds As 1Q Profit Surges
Wall Street Journal | April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009 Treasury Plans to Tap Fannie Mae Chief to Run Bailout
Washington Post | April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009 Unemployment: Big Factor in Home Defaults
Reuters | April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009 TARP II: More Questions than Answers
Politico | April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Both Need CEOs
Wall Street Journal | April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009 Obama Taps Boston Housing Chief
Boston Globe | April 14, 2009
April 13, 2009 This Week in Congress - April 13, 2009
April 13, 2009 Fed Economists Say Mortgage Changes May Not Stem Foreclosures
Bloomberg | April 13, 2009
April 13, 2009 Foreclosure Sales Stalled by Red Tape
Washington Post | April 13, 2009
April 13, 2009 Bailed-out Banks Face Probe Over Fee Hikes
Reuters | April 13, 2009
April 13, 2009 Reverse Mortgage: Get Cash, But Use Caution
Wall Street Journal | April 13, 2009
April 10, 2009 Obama for Change (In Your Mortgage)
Wall Street Journal | April 10, 2009
April 10, 2009 TARP Recipients Required to Modify Loans, HUD Says
Bloomberg | April 10, 2009
April 10, 2009 U.S. Housing Chief Says Mortgage Rates Will Fall
Reuters | April 10, 2009
April 10, 2009 New Jersey Man Admits $80 Million Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
Bloomberg | April 10, 2009
April 10, 2009 Open House, Anyone? 1 in 9 Homes Sit Empty
USA Today | April 10, 2009
April 10, 2009 KOVALESKI: Federal Tax Credit Could Tip Consumers into Buying Mode
The Destin Log | April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009 Before the Feature Film, a Message on Foreclosure Scams
Washington Post | April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009 Pulte Seeks Shelter in a New House
Wall Street Journal | April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009 New to the Market
Boston Globe | April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009 Can This Man Fix The Housing Market?
Forbes | April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009 How Big Gambles Took Down Small Banks
April 9, 2009 S&P Cuts Ratings On US Mortgage Insurers; 2 Fall To Junk
Wall Street Journal | April 9, 2008
April 8, 2009 ALTA Announces NYCU Mobile
April 8, 2009 Fed Said to Weigh Charging Higher Rates for Longer TALF Loans
Bloomberg | April 8, 2009
April 8, 2009 US Mortgage Applications Up; Rates Tip Higher
Reuters | April 8, 2009
April 8, 2009 Twenty-four Indicted in San Diego in Real Estate Fraud
Las Angeles Times | April 8, 2009
April 8, 2009 Housing Agencies Faulted in Audits to Get $300M of Stimulus
USA Today | April 8, 2009
April 8, 2009 Housing Takes Center Stage as Economy Looks for Signs
Time Magazine | April 8, 2009
April 8, 2009 Real-Estate Industry Pushes Fed to Lengthen TALF Terms
Wall Street Journal | April 8, 2009
April 7, 2009 Mortgage Cramdown Faces Critical Test
Politico | April 7, 2009
April 7, 2009 Crackdown on Bogus Mortgage Rescues
Financial Times | April 7, 2009
April 7, 2009 Bill Would Fundamentally Reform Home Mortgage Industry
Los Angeles Times | April 6, 2009
April 7, 2009 U.S. Cracks Down on Housing Scams
Detroit Free Press | April 7, 2009
April 7, 2009 California Foreclosures Jeopardize Renters as Banks Seize Homes
Bloomberg | April 6, 2009
April 7, 2009 Colorado Insurance Commissioner Orders Refunds to 3,500 Customers
NAIC NewsWire | April 6, 2009
April 6, 2009 Study Buoys Mortgage Modification
Wall Street Journal | April 4, 2009
April 6, 2009 NM Governor Signs Title Insurance Overhaul Bill
Forbes | April 3, 2009
April 6, 2009 Signs of Life in California Real Estate
CNN Money | April 3, 2009
April 6, 2009 Homeowners' Hard Times Are Good for the Foreclosure Business
New York Times | April 5, 2009
April 6, 2009 The Return of Jumbo Mortgage
Wall Street Journal | April 4, 2009
April 3, 2009 Small Business Lending Drops 57%
CNN Money | April 3, 2009
April 3, 2009 Homeowner-Aid Plan Caught in Second-Loan Spat
Wall Street Journal | April 3, 2009
April 3, 2009 Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Highs
Wall Street Journal | April 3, 2009
April 3, 2009 FHA Losses Spur Talk of a Taxpayer Bailout
Wall Street Journal | April 3, 2009
April 3, 2009 New Small Biz Chief Pledges to get Aid Moving
CNN Money | April 3, 2009
April 3, 2009 What Makes Loan Modifications Work
CNN Money | April 3, 2009
April 2, 2009 General Session Panels You Won't Want to Miss at ALTA's Business Strategies Conference
April 2, 2009 2009 Federal Conference Online Proceedings Now Available
April 2, 2009 U.S. Urges Requirement to Keep Mortgage Records
Reuters | April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009 Lenders Struggle to Find Cash to Quench Growing Demand for Refinancing
Washington Post | April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009 Real Estate Market Shows Vital Signs
Inman News | April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009 HUD's Donovan: FHA Needs To Be More Nimble, Flexible
Wall Street Journal | April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009 Thornburg Mortgage Plans to Liquidate
Wall Street Journal | April 2, 2009
April 1, 2009 Attention All Speakers – The 2009 ALTA Annual Convention Call For Presentations Now Open!
April 1, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Applications Climb, Rates at Fresh Low
Reuters | April 1, 2009
April 1, 2009 Record Drop in Index of Home Prices
New York Times | April 1, 2009
April 1, 2009 Home Prices: Low, But Still No Bargain
Wall Street Journal | April 1, 2009
April 1, 2009 Real Estate 2009 Forecasts and Projections
Money | April 1, 2009
April 1, 2009 When Home Prices Hit Bottom
Money | April 1, 2009
March 31, 2009 Essential Information for Agents Delivered at ALTA's Business Strategies Conference
March 31, 2009 Foreclosures Spike - So Do Mortgage-help Plans
CNN Money | March 31, 2009
March 31, 2009 Mortgage Rates Cut By Builders
Wall Street Journal | March 31, 2009
March 31, 2009 Mortgage Bill Could Push Lenders Out
American Banker | March 31, 2009
March 31, 2009 Who’s Still Investing in Real Estate?
Wall Street Journal | March 31, 2009
March 31, 2009 The American Dream Is Up for Rent
Wall Street Journal | March 31, 2009
March 30, 2009 LTI Product of the Month - DVD "Claims Awareness" - Last Chance
March 30, 2009 Mortgage Defaults, Delinquencies Rise
Wall Street Journal | March 30, 2009
March 30, 2009 New Task Seen for Fannie, Freddie
Wall Street Journal | March 30, 2009
March 30, 2009 What Might Be Hurting Home Values
Washington Post | March 30, 2009
March 30, 2009 Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures
New York Times | March 30, 2009
March 30, 2009 Home Loan Banks See Some Relief in OTTI Plan
American Banker | March 30, 2009
March 27, 2009 This Week in Congress - March 30, 2009
March 27, 2009 2009 Gold Compleat Lawyer Award Given to Investors Title Insurance Company Counsel [PDF]
March 27, 2009 Senators Suggest Help for Small-Business Exporters
Wall Street Journal | March 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 How to Innovate in a Downturn
Wall Street Journal | March 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 Mortgage Rates at 52-year Low
CNN Money | March 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 Freddie Mac's Duel With Regulator: Does It Report Government's Role in Its Losses?
Washington Post | March 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 Foreclosure Prevention: Don't Get Scammed
CNN Money | March 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 Fed Features: Ads at Movies Warn Against Scams
Wall Street Journal | March 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 Creaking Floor Under House Prices
Wall Street Journal | March 27, 2009
March 26, 2009 Customer Service Heroes: Motivate Your Employees to Deliver the Ultimate Experience – Seminar April 14
March 26, 2009 HOPE for Homeowners Program is a Failure
CNN Money | March 26, 2009
March 26, 2009 Taxing times for the FDIC
Forbes | March 26, 2009
March 26, 2009 In Housing and Other Big-Ticket Markets, Early Stirrings of Hope
Washington Post | March 26, 2009
March 26, 2009 Home Prices Rose in January
Wall Street Journal | March 26, 2009
March 26, 2009 New-Home Sales Rise 4.7%
Wall Street Journal | March 26, 2009
March 25, 2009 ALTA RESPA Taskforce
March 25, 2009 New Mexico Bill to Study Government-Run Title Insurance Fails
March 25, 2009 Mortgage Applications Surge 30%
Reuters | March 25, 2009
March 25, 2009 GOP Plan Aims to Expand Home Buyer Tax Credits
Washington Post | March 25, 2009
March 25, 2009 Toxic Assets Were Hidden Assets
Wall Street Journal | March 25, 2009
March 25, 2009 Mortgage Refinancings Seen Rising
Wall Street Journal | March 25, 2009
March 25, 2009 2009 Will be Hard, Recovery in 2010 - Says Report
CNN Money | March 25, 2009
March 24, 2009 Long & Foster President Nominated for FHA Commissioner & HUD Assistant Secretary for Housing
March 24, 2009 Existing Home Sales Spike 5%
CNN Money | March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009 Treasury's Bank Plan Sparks a Broad Rally
Washington Post | March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009 Fed's Move Good News For Mortgages
Wall Street Journal | March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009 Uniform Closing Instructions and Pre-Good Faith Estimate Can Transform Real Estate Closings
MarketWatch | March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009 The Geithner Asset Play
Wall Street Journal | March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009 The Bank Rescue
New York Times | March 24, 2009
March 24, 2009 The Repairman's Burden
Washington Post | March 24, 2009
March 23, 2009 Training Bookstore Now Available!
March 23, 2009 Exciting New Addition to Schedule:
ALTA Announces RESPA Taskforce Panel!
March 23, 2009 Obama Plan Seeks Private Investors for Risky Assets
New York Times | March 23, 2009
March 23, 2009 My Plan for Bad Bank Assets
Wall Street Journal | March 23, 2009
March 23, 2009 Financial Policy Despair
New York Times | March 23, 2009
March 23, 2009 Obama to Appoint Mortgage Executive to Head FHA
Wall Street Journal | March 23, 2009
March 23, 2009 Real Estate Brokerages Hit by Bankruptcy, Closures
Inman News | March 23, 2009
March 23, 2009 Up in Smoke: The Deposit Vanishes
New York Times | March 23, 2009
March 22, 2009 This Week in Congress - March 23, 2009
March 22, 2009 The Unique Challenges of Executive Women Leaders - Seminar March 24
March 20, 2009 House Suggests A Bigger Tax Break For Start-ups
Wall Street Journal | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 Under 5%, Mortgages May Be Near The Bottom
Wall Street Journal | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 Mortgage, Approval Rates are Low
CNN Money | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 U.S. Site Offers Guidance on Mortgage Troubles
New York Times | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 Small-Business Lending Gets a Boost
Washington Post | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Decry Bill to Tax Bonuses
Washington Post | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 In New Dilemma, Banks Cite Two Paths to Disaster
Washington Post | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 Obama Targets Foreclosures in California
Associated Press | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 What the Fed's Bond Buy Means for You
Wall Street Journal | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 FDIC: Help Us Help You with Bad Banks
CNN Money | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 Buy One Get One Free –LTI Online Courses 
March 19, 2009 FedEx to Offer ALTA Members Discounts
March 19, 2009 Fed to Pump $1.2 Trillion Into Markets
Washington Post | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 Obama Housing Plan: Banks Not Ready
CNN Money | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 Four Fannie Mae Execs to get Big Bonuses
CNN | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 So the Fed is Taking Action. How Will It Affect You?
Washington Post | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 Your Home, Washington's Solution
CNN Money | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 Moody's May Cut $241 Billion Jumbo Mortgage Debt
Reuters | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 Fed Keeps Hammer Down on Mortgage Rates
Inman News | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 Mortgage Rates May Fall to Lowest Since WWII on Fed Purchases
Bloomberg | March 19, 2009
March 18, 2009 New Fannie Mae Loan Lookup Available for Borrowers
March 18, 2009 Housing News Reignites Wall Street Rally
Washington Post | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 Frank Prepares Bill to Revamp Fannie, Freddie
Wall Street Journal | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 U.S. Housing Starts Surge
MarketWatch | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 Fannie Tightens Its Conditions for Backing Condo Mortgages
Wall Street Journal | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 Top Mortgage Lender Mulls Bankruptcy
Reuters | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 Building in a Bear Market
CNN Money | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 Constructing a Recovery?
Washington Post | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 New Rates for Business Strategies Conference!
March 18, 2009 Protection for Renters
New York Times | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 Mortgage Filings Show Surge in Refinancings
MarketWatch | March 18, 2009
March 18, 2009 Cracking a Valuable Homebuyer Credit
Wall Street Journal | March 18, 2009
March 17, 2009
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March 17, 2009 Mortgage Fraud at an All-Time High
CNN Money | March 17, 2009
March 17, 2009 Mortgage Securities Drag FHLB to a Loss
Wall Street Journal | March 17, 2009
March 17, 2009 Obama Acts to Aid Small Businesses
New York Times | March 17, 2009
March 17, 2009 Immigrants Can Help Fix the Housing Bubble
Wall Street Journal | March 17, 2009
March 17, 2009 Bank Offers Home Loans Below 4%
Inman News | March 17, 2009
March 17, 2009 U.S. Housing Starts Probably Fell in February to a Record Low
Bloomberg | March 17, 2009
March 16, 2009 TSS Upgrades FreeHUD-1.com with Integrated Good Faith Estimate [PDF]
March 16, 2009 Bernanke: Recovery to Begin Next Year
CNN Money | March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009 This Week in Congress - March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009 The Reverse Gear
New York Times | March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009 Bracing for a Bailout Backlash
NY Times | March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009 More Mortgages Eligible for Refinancing
Washington Post | March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009 Affordable-Housing Efforts in NYC Could Spread Nationwide
Washington Post | March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009 A Higher Bar For Those Low Mortgage Rates
Washington Post | March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009 Buffett's Unmentionable Bank Solution
Business Week | March 16, 2009
March 13, 2009 Local Economies Seek Own Revival
Wall Street Journal | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 More Stimulus Needed Already? Possibly
CNN Money | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 Second Stimulus Not 'In The Cards,' Pelosi says
CNN | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 Senate Democrats Seek Support For Mortgage Modification Bill
Washington Post | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 Stewart is Uniquely Positioned to Assist in the Treasury Department's Making Home Affordable Program
MarketWatch | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 When Banks Say No, Microlenders Say Yes
New York Times | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 Treasury Plans Small-Business Aid
Wall Street Journal | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 Mortgage Rates Inch Downward
CNN Money | March 13, 2009
March 13, 2009 Defying the Recession to Launch a Biz
CNN Money | March 13, 2009
March 12, 2009 Do You Need Additional Title Training?
March 12, 2009 Freddie Posts Huge Loss, asks Treasury for $30.8 Billion
Washington Post | March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009 Rise In Foreclosures 'A Shock'
CNN Money | March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009 Mortgage Investors Call for Changes in Rescue Plan
Wall Street Journal | March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009 A Tsunami of Excuses
NY Times | March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009 Homeowners See U.S. Taxes Rise as Property Values Sink Amid Deficits
Bloomberg | March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009 Buyers Hurt by Tougher Credit Scores
Inman | March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009 Getting Out of a Bad Real Estate Deal
CNN Money | March 12, 2009
March 11, 2009 Are You Prepared? Understanding and Implementing the New RESPA Rule
March 11, 2009 Keeping Up With Turbulent Times: A Closing Economic Forecast
March 11, 2009 Our Real Estate Obsession Endures
Real Clear Politics | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 Lock in Mortgage Rate Before It’s Too Late
Bloomberg | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 Congress Sends $410 Billion Spending Bill to Obama for Signing
Bloomberg | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 The Fed Didn't Cause the Housing Bubble
Wall Street Journal | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 Housing Plan Creates Opening for Scammers
Wall Street Journal | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 State Housing Agencies Get Caught in Credit Crunch
Wall Street Journal | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 Foreclosed Houses Haunt Home Builders
Wall Street Journal | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 Mortgage Applications Jump 11%
Reuters | March 11, 2009
March 10, 2009 Mark Winter Becomes ALTA President-Elect
March 10, 2009 Bernanke: Recovery Depends on Bank Reform
CNN Money | March 10, 2009
March 10, 2009 Time to Kill the Big Banks?
CNN Money | March 10, 2009
March 10, 2009 The Next Hit: Quick Defaults
Washington Post | March 10, 2009
March 10, 2009 Detox for Troubled Assets
Washington Post | March 10, 2009
March 10, 2009 Mortgage Fraud Case Poses Federal Quandary
New York Times | March 10, 2009
March 10, 2009 Mortgage Help that Hurts
Forbes | March 10, 2009
March 10, 2009 Banks' Future Woes in One Word: Plastic
CNN Money | March 10, 2009
March 9, 2009 RESPA - It's Not Your Father's HUD-1 Form Any More!
March 9, 2009 How Do You Keep Your Business on Track and Ahead of the Competition?
March 9, 2009 This Week in Congress - March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009 FDIC Has Funds But Would Like 'Bigger Cushion'
AP | March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009 $410 Billion Omnibus Expected to Pass This Week
The Hill | March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009 U.S. Downturn Dragging World Into Recession
Washington Post | March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009 GOP Leaders Criticize Bank, Budget Plans
Washington Post | March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009 Hard Lessons in Helping Homeowners
Washington Post | March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009 Cleveland Commercial Loan Delinquencies Signal More Declines
Bloomberg | March 9, 2009
March 9, 2009 Some Myths About Banks
Wall Street Journal | March 9, 2009
March 8, 2009 This Week in Congress - March 9, 2009
March 6, 2009 Tax Time: Small Business Tax Advice
Washington Post | March 2, 2009
March 6, 2009 Ex-NY Gov. Spitzer Makes D.C. Real Estate Deal
Associated Press | March 6, 2009
March 6, 2009 Signs of Life from the Real Estate Market
BusinessWeek | March 5, 2009
March 6, 2009 Negative Home equity Nationwide: Ugly, and Getting Uglier
Los Angeles Times | March 5, 2009
March 6, 2009 Lawsuit Targets Coast Title Companies
The Mississippi Press | March 6, 2009
March 5, 2009 Fannie Mae Announces New Refinance Options
March 5, 2009 U.S. Sets Big Incentives to Head Off Foreclosures
NY Times | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 Understanding the Mortgage Plan
Washington Post | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 U.S. Launches Wide-Ranging Plan to Steady Housing Market
Washington Post | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 Understanding Housing Tax Credits
Inman | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 First American CoreLogic Report: 20% of Home Mortgages Were Underwater in December
Wall Street Journal | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 Home Listings for February Stayed Steady
Wall Street Journal | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 Mortgage Bailout to Aid 1 in 9 U.S. Homeowners
Wall Street Journal | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 Commercial Real Estate May Strain Banks
Reuters | March 5, 2009
March 5, 2009 Frank Aide Signing On At HUD
Boston Globe | March 5, 2009
March 4, 2009 Housing Vote May Happen Thursday
The Hill | March 4, 2009
March 4, 2009 Obama Rescue Plan Said to Be Limited to Homeowners Most in Need
Bloomberg | March 4, 2009
March 4, 2009 Democrats to Temper Mortgage Relief Bill
Washington Post | March 3, 2009
March 4, 2009 Ex-Leaders of Countrywide Profit From Bad Loans
New york Times | March 3, 2009
March 4, 2009 Report: 20% of Home Mortgages Were Underwater in December
Wall Street Journal | March 3, 2009
March 4, 2009 Obama to Test home loan Do-Overs
CNNMoney | March 3, 2009
March 4, 2009 Obama to Test home loan Do-Overs
CNNMoney | March 3, 2009
March 4, 2009 Sanjiv Mirchandani Named President of Fidelity National Financial's Clearing Business
Wall Street & Technology
March 4, 2009 "Live" from Federal Conference - Wednesday, March 4, 2009
March 3, 2009 Reminder: Early-Bird Registration and Hotel Room Discount Ends March 16, 2009 for ALTA's Business Strategies Conference
March 3, 2009 The NEW RESPA Rule is here! Is Your Title Agency in Compliance?
March 3, 2009 Freddie Mac CEO Calls it Quits
HousingWire | March 2, 2009
March 3, 2009 Mortgage Vote By US House Delayed By Snow Storm
CNBC | March 2, 2009
March 3, 2009 Select Committee for U.S. Economy?
Politico | March 3, 2009
March 3, 2009 "Live" from Federal Conference - Tuesday, March 3 2009
March 3, 2009 Citi: Mortgage Break to Unemployed
CNN Money | March 3, 2009
March 3, 2009 Home Prices in Selected Cities
New York Times | March 3, 2009
March 3, 2009 U.S. Likely to Keep the Reins on Fannie and Freddie
New York Times | March 2, 2009
March 3, 2009 House May Tighten 'Cramdown' Measure
Wall Street Journal | March 3, 2009
March 2, 2009 ALTA Advocacy Update - March 2, 2009
March 2, 2009 Monday, March 2, 2009: Welcome and Government Affairs Day
March 2, 2009 Mortgage Deductions: Wealthy on the Losing End
CNNMoney | March 2, 2009
March 2, 2009 Housing Fix's Bankruptcy Plan Under Fire
CNNMoney | March 2, 2009
March 2, 2009 Wrong Turn on Housing
Washington Post | March 2, 2009
March 2, 2009 LandAmerica Gets Court OK to Sell Fidelity National Stock
Reuters | February 27, 2009
March 1, 2009 Early-Bird Registration Deadline Ends March 16, 2009 for ALTA's Business Strategies Conference
February 27, 2009 SBA's 'Goodwill' Leaves Bad Taste for Small Businesses
Washington Post | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 Getting a Mortgage Can Be More Difficult if You Are Self-Employed
Washington Post | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 Small Business Weathers the Recession
NY Times | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 So, You Want to Be an Entrepreneur
Wall Street Journal | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 House 'Cram Down' Vote Delayed
Wall Street Journal | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 Mortgage Deduction Looks Less Sacred
Wall Street Journal | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 Small Biz Loan Failure Rate Hits 12%
CNN Money | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 How Entrepreneurs Are Feeling
CNN Money | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 Reforming Real Estate: 10 Points That Can Improve The Industry
Inman | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 HUD Boss Says Banks to Start Modifying Mortgages, But Bankers Not So Sure
Financial Week | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 Treasury To Move 'Quickly' On Housing Plan
Reuters | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 HUD Secretary Defends Obama Housing Plan
Dow Jones | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 Obama Budget Plan Boosts Resources to Combat Mortgage Fraud
Wall Street Journal | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 A Fix For the Housing Crisis
Reuters | February 27, 2009
February 27, 2009 HUD Secretary, Congress Debate Foreclosure Plans
AP | February 27, 2009
February 26, 2009 Slumdogs vs. Millionaires
Newsweek | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 The First American Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008
MarketWatch | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 Freddie Mac Delinquency Rate Accelerated In January
Reuters | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 Government Offers Details Of Bank Stress Test
New York Times | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 SAVE THE DATE!
ALTA's 2009 Annual Convention - Slated to Be One of the Best Programs Ever!
February 26, 2009 Innovation, Information and Ideas - Just a Few Reasons Why You Should Attend ALTA's Business Strategies Conference - April 19-21, 2009
February 26, 2009 When Landlords Default On Mortgages, Renters Need To Learn Their Rights
MarketWatch | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 When 'Rescue' Means Eviction
Wall Street Journal | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 Fight Looms Over Bankruptcy Plan in Bill to Stem Foreclosures
Wall Street Journal | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 Existing Home Sales Lowest Since '97
CNN Money | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 Boomers: 30% Underwater
CNN Money | February 26, 2009
February 26, 2009 House Envy
CNN Money | February 26, 2009
February 25, 2009 Obama Assures Nation: 'We Will Rebuild'
NY Times | February 25, 2009
February 25, 2009 Another Battle on the Housing Front
Washington Post | February 25, 2009
February 25, 2009 A Second Try at Calming Bank Investors
Washington Post | February 25, 2009
February 25, 2009 Predicting Market Conditions - An Economic Outlook
February 25, 2009 Final Few Days to Register and Take Advantage of the One-Day Passes
February 25, 2009 Renters Lose Edge on Homeowners
Wall Street Journal | February 25, 2009
February 25, 2009 Mortgage Applications Fall
Reuters | February 25, 2009
February 25, 2009 Lenders See Holes In Obama Refi Plan
Inman | February 25, 2009
February 25, 2009 9 Tips for Buying A Foreclosed Home
CNN | February 25, 2009
February 24, 2009 New and Improved – ALTA®'s Land Title Institute Distance Learning
February 24, 2009 Last Chance - LTI Product of The Month - DVD "The Principles of Title Searching"
February 24, 2009 Industry Data for the Week of February 23, 2009
February 24, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Limits Back To $729,750
Inman | February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009 Freddie Mac Investigates Self Over Lobby Campaign
Washington Post | February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009 Treasury's Unreality Show
Wall Street Journal | February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009 Jumbo Mortgages, Jumbo Headaches
Wall Street Journal | February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009 Tech Roundup: Headlines in Title Industry Technology
HousingWire | February 24, 2009
February 24, 2009 Lawmakers Aim at Fine Print in Financial Agreements
Bloomberg | February 24, 2009
February 23, 2009 Fed May Need To Recast TALF To Revive Commercial Real Estate
Bloomberg | February 23, 2009
February 23, 2009 2009 Federal Conference One-Day Passes Now Available
February 23, 2009 As Doubts Grow, U.S. Will Judge Banks' Stability
New York Times | February 23, 2009
February 23, 2009 Mary Schuster, RamQuest Software to Address Attendees at Small Agents and Abstracters Forum (SAAF), March 21-22, 2009
February 23, 2009 Government Gets Chance to Prove It Can Work
Washington Post | February 23, 2009
February 23, 2009 How the GOP Should Approach TARP 2.0
Wall Street Journal | February 23, 2009
February 23, 2009 Finessing 'Moral Hazard' is Tough in Housing Plan
Wall Street Journal | February 23, 2009
February 23, 2009 Rates Are Low, But Expect To Pay More Fees For A Mortgage Today
MarketWatch | February 22, 2009
February 23, 2009 HUD Chief Defends Obama Housing Plan
CBS News | February 22, 2009
February 23, 2009 Government Expands Program to Buy Foreclosures
Associated Press | February 23, 2009
February 20, 2009 Mortgage Rates Nearing Record Lows
Inman | February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009 What To Do With Fannie and Freddie
Inman | February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009 Mortgage Rescue Eligibility Still Being Finalized
Washington Post | February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009 SBA Readies Emergency Biz Loans
CNN Money | February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009 Mortgage Rates Hold Steady
CNN Money | February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009 Obama Taps Two New Yorkers For HUD Posts
The Hill | February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009 Stewart Information Q4 Loss Widens, Shares Fall
Reuters | February 20, 2009
February 19, 2009 Predicting Market Conditions - An Economic Outlook
February 19, 2009 Stimulus: What's In It For Small Biz?
CNN Money | February 20, 2009
February 19, 2009 Smart Ways For Small Businesses to Cut Costs
Wall Street Journal | February 20, 2009
February 19, 2009 Small Businesses Face More Fraud in Downturn
Wall Street Journal | February 20, 2009
February 19, 2009 Barter Fits The Bill For Strapped Firms
Wall Street Journal | February 20, 2009
February 19, 2009 HUD Secretary: Banks Must 'Step Up' On Foreclosure
AP | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 U.S. Doubles Fannie, Freddie Backing to $400 Billion
Washington Post | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 How The Obama Mortgage Plan Affects Borrowers
MarketWatch | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 Assessing The President's Mortgage Plan
Wall Street Journal | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 Pressure To Rework Mortgages Will Ripple Through Industry
Wall Street Journal | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 Homeowner Aid Seen As Risky To Banks
Wall Street Journal | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 Mortgage Applications Surge
Reuters | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 Housing Fix Will Help Many, But Not All
CNN Money | February 19, 2009
February 19, 2009 Mortgage Help: Do You Qualify?
CNN Money | February 19, 2009
February 18, 2009 Democratic Praise, Republican Doubts for Obama Housing Plan
Wall Street Journal | February 19, 2009
February 18, 2009 Housing Plan Could Help Up to 9 Million People
Wall Street Journal | February 19, 2009
February 18, 2009 Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan
U.S. Treasury | February 19, 2009
February 18, 2009 Getting More Done With Less: Inspire Peak Productivity From Your Team - Seminar February 19
February 18, 2009 New Mortgage Plan to Focus on Lowering Payments
Washington Post | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 Bailout Likely to Focus on Most Afflicted Homeowners
NY Times | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 Housing Fix's Challenge: Making Modified Loans Attractive
Wall Street Journal | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 Plea Deals Reached In Anchorage Loan Scam
Anchorage Daily News | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 Homebuilders a Bit More Upbeat
Reutuers | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 Obama's Foreclosure Fix On The Way
CNN Money | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 Closing.com, ALTA Announce Partnership
PR Web | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 A Fee-for-Service Future
Inman News | February 18, 2009
February 18, 2009 Investors Title Doing Fine Despite Loss
Triangle Business Journal | February 18, 2009
February 17, 2009 ALTA Launches Daily News You Can Use
February 17, 2009 Register Now for ALTA's Small Agents and Abstracters
February 17, 2009 Mortgage Alteration Plan Under Consideration
Wall Street Journal | February 17, 2009
February 17, 2009 Citi, JPMorgan Temporarily Halt Foreclosures
CNN | February 17, 2009
February 17, 2009 Obama Plan on Housing Said to Push on Lenders
NY Times | February 17, 2009
February 17, 2009 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Again Extend Foreclosure Freeze
Wall Street Journal | February 17, 2009
February 13, 2009 Subsidies For Loan Workouts Weighed
Washington Post |
February 13, 2009 Rescue Plan for Housing in the Works
New York Times |
February 13, 2009 Dems Push Stimulus to Friday Finish Line
The Hill |
February 13, 2009 Expanded TALF Will Encourage Commercial Real Estate Investment
MSNBC |
February 13, 2009 Stimulus' Real Estate Incentives Shrink
The San Francisco Chronicle |
February 13, 2009 Obama Eyes Home Loan Subsidies in Rescue Plan: Sources
Reuters|February 13, 2009
February 12, 2009 Hotel Reservation Deadline Coming Soon for Small Agents and Abstracters Forum, March 21-22, 2009
February 12, 2009 African-American Success Stories Rooted in Real Estate
Examiner | February 12, 2009
February 12, 2009 Geithner's $1 Trillion Plan May Not Save Commercial Real Estate
Bloomberg |
February 12, 2009 US Bankers Yield to Foreclosure Demands
Financial Times |
February 12, 2009 Treasury's U.S. Housing Plan to Fund Interest-Rate Reductions
Bloomberg |
February 12, 2009 Deal Reached in Congress on $789 Billion Stimulus Plan
New York Times |
February 12, 2009 Foreclosures Ease as Lenders Await U.S. Plan to Aid Borrowers
Wall Street Journal |
February 12, 2009 5 Things to Know About the Bank Bailout
U.S News and World Report |
February 11, 2009 Distance Learning Courses - $100 Off for ALTA Members
February 11, 2009 3% Solution the Answer Economy Needs
The Hill | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 Redfin Launches Referral Network
Inman | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 MDA DataQuick Offers New Tools to Streamline Information Exchange
RISMedia | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 Mortgage Applications at 8-year Low
Reuters | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 For Some, It's Finally Time to Dive Into Housing Market
Wall Street Journal | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 $1.5 Trillion Rescue Plan Unveiled
Wall Street Journal | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 Congress, White House Seek Final Deal on Stimulus
Reuters | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 Stemming Foreclosures Proves Tricky
Wall Street Journal | February 11, 2009
February 11, 2009 Direct Sales of Title Insurance Could Cut Lawyers' Fees
Hartford Courant | February 11, 2009
February 10, 2009 TSS Software Pushes Forward on RESPA-mandated HUD-1 Changes [PDF]
February 10, 2009 Senate OKs Stimulus - Now It's Deal Time
CNNMoney | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 RESPA Rule Overview Presented at the Small Agents & Abstracters Forum,
March 21-22, 2009, Indianapolis, IN
February 10, 2009 Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating to Address Attendees at Federal Conference
February 10, 2009 Home Buying Bonus in the Stimulus Bill
CNNMoney | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 When Bad Banks Buy Worse Banks
CNNMoney | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Fixing the Banks is Only the Start
Fortune | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Class Action Suits Filed Against LandAmerica
Richmond Biz Sense.com | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Banks Seeking Aid to Undergo 'Stress Test'
Wall Street Journal | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Economy Rescue: Who's Getting the Money?
CNNMoney | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Calls for Clarity in New Bailout
NY Times | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Obama Says Economic Crisis Comes First
Washington Post | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Treasury to Lay Out Foreclosure Fix
CNNMoney | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Easy Soft Introduces Easy HUD 3.0
PR Web | February 10, 2009
February 9, 2009 Home Prices to Bottom Out in 2009
Wall Street Journal | February 09, 2009
February 9, 2009 Real Estate Industry Cheers Tax Credit
Wall Street Journal | February 09, 2009
February 9, 2009 Bailout Takes Backseat to Stimulus
Washington Post | February 09, 2009
February 9, 2009 How to Really Fix the Banks
Fortune | February 09, 2009
February 9, 2009 Senate Approves Foreclosure Amendment to Stimulus
Wall Street Journal | February 09, 2009
February 9, 2009 Fannie, Freddie to Ease Mortgage Payments?
Reuters | February 9, 2009
February 9, 2009 Taxpayers Risk $9.7 Trillion on Stimulus
Bloomberg | February 9, 2009
February 9, 2009 HUD Secretary: We Must Limit Foreclosures
CNNMoney | February 8, 2009
February 9, 2009 Real Estate Investors Seeking Deals Among Economic Rubble
Fort Worth Business Press | February 09, 2009
February 9, 2009 This Week In Congress
February 6, 2009 MBA Announces Agreement with MERS to Manage MISMO Operations [PDF]
February 6, 2009 Mortgage Rates Climb, But Still Remain Very Affordable
February 6, 2009 U.S. Jobless Rate Soars as Payrolls Plunge by 598,000
Bloomberg | Feb 06 2009
February 6, 2009 Foreclosures Rising: One Every 13 Seconds
Wall Street Journal Blog | Feb 06 2009
February 6, 2009 Title Insurance Executive Who Conducts "Promotional Work" Exempt Under The FLSA "Outside Sales" Exemption
Mondaq | Feb 06 2009
February 6, 2009 Fannie Mae to Loosen Refinancing Rules
The Washington Post | Feb 06 2009
February 6, 2009 Reviving the Housing Market: Will Loan Modifications Work?
Time | Feb 06 2009
February 6, 2009 Fannie Mae Unveils New Streamlined Modification Program
February 5, 2009 Together You Will Accomplish More! – Learn How During the Agent/Underwriter Special Panel in April
February 5, 2009 Senate Committee Hearing: "Oversight of the Financial Rescue Program"
February 5, 2009 Learn to Navigate Step-by-Step Through the New RESPA Statement and Truth-in-Lending Forms
February 5, 2009 Senate Approves Tax Break for Homebuyers
New York Times | Feb 05 2009
February 5, 2009 Obama Calls for ‘Common Sense’ on Executive Pay
New York Times | Feb 05 2009
February 5, 2009 Now Better-heeled Americans Are Defaulting on Mortgages
The Economist | Feb 05 2009
February 5, 2009 Murray Reportedly Moves to Raise Loan Limits
Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Feb 05 2009
February 5, 2009 Refinancings Boost Fidelity National
Forbes | Feb 05 2009
February 4, 2009 Fidelity Lays Off 1,500 Former LandAmerica Workers
Richmond Times | Feb 04 2009
February 4, 2009 Freddie Mac Plans New Troubled Loan Strategy
Forbes | Feb 03 2009
February 4, 2009 Citigroup, Pressured by FDIC, Expands Mortgage-Relief Program
Bloomberg | Feb 04 2009
February 4, 2009 Lawsuits Target Home Loan Appraisals
The Arizona Republic | Feb 04 2009
February 4, 2009 Key Obama Officials Reveal Executive Pay Limits
CNN | Feb 04 2009
February 4, 2009 Fed Sets Foreclosure Policy [PDF]
Federal Reserve Board | Feb 03 2009
February 4, 2009 Fidelity Title Insurer Cuts 1,500 Jobs, Has Loss
Reuters | Feb 04 2009
February 4, 2009 FASB Wants More Fair Value Disclosures
WebCPA | Feb 03 2009
February 4, 2009 Freddie Mac Launches New Workout Plan for High Risk Loans
February 4, 2009 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.15
February 3, 2009 LandAmerica to Cut 291 Jobs
Richmond Times-Dispatch | February 3, 2009
February 2, 2009 Model Training Program for Land Title Professionals Now Available
February 2, 2009 The Aspen Mortgage Group Selects Mortgage Spirit To Provide Loan Search Services
February 2, 2009 Hand-wringing Over Bankruptcy Bill
Investment News | Feb 2 2009
February 2, 2009 Direct Sales Of Title Insurance Could Cut Lawyers' Fees
The Hartford Courant | Feb 2 2009
February 2, 2009 Banks Bypassing Mortgage Brokers
New York Times | Feb 2 2009
February 2, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Time Bomb Needs Defusing Yesterday
Bloomberg | Feb 2 2009
January 30, 2009 Mortgage Rates Hold Steady According To Freddie Mac's Weekly Survey
January 30, 2009 New Home Sales Post 14.7 Percent Drop in December
Associated Press | Jan 30 2009
January 30, 2009 In an About-face, Republicans Push for Cut-rate Home Loans in Stimulus Bill
Las Vegas Sun | Jan 30 2009
January 30, 2009 Freddie Mac to Let Residents Rent Homes After Foreclosure
USA Today | Jan 30 2009
January 30, 2009 Cramdowns, Renegotiation Authority Or Leave it to Lenders?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer | January 30, 2009
January 30, 2009 Investors Seeking Safety Flock to Ginnie Mae Funds
Associated Press | Jan 30 2009
January 30, 2009 How a 'Perfect Storm' Led to the Economic Crisis
CNN | Jan 30 2009
January 30, 2009 Demoralized Mortgage Insurer Overlooked Challenge in Crisis
The Washington Independent | Jan 30 2009
January 29, 2009 The Ever-Changing World of Technology is Here to Stay - Learn About the Latest Innovations at ALTA'S 2009 Business Strategies Conference
January 29, 2009 Bailout Oversight Panel Calls for More Regulation
Washington Post | January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009 Lawmakers Weigh Bad-Bank Plan
Wall Street Journal | January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009 First American Taps ex-Freddie Mac Exec as CFO
Orange County Business Journal | January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009 Fed Says Prepared To Buy U.S. Debt To Aid Economy
The Guardian UK / Reuters | January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009 Homebuyers Get a Bonus in the Stimulus Bill
CNN Money | January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009 New Jobless Claims Up, Continued Claims A Record
Reuters | January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009 Will U.S. Spending Bill Stimulate The Economy?
Reuters UK | January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009 2009 ALTA Membership Renewal and Directory Listing Update - Deadlines Approaching Soon!
January 28, 2009 Last Chance! LTI Product of the Month - DVD "The Need for Land Title Services"
January 28, 2009 US Mortgage Applications Plunged Last Week -MBA
January 28, 2009 Backgrounder: The U.S. Economic Stimulus Plan
The New York Times | Jan 28 2009
January 28, 2009 Portfolio Limit for Freddie, Fannie to Ease
Wall Street Journal | Jan 28 2009
January 28, 2009 Fed to Modify Troubled Mortgages
CNN Money | January 28 2009
January 28, 2009 FBI Saw Mortgage Fraud Early
Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Jan 28 2009
January 28, 2009 U.S. Economy: Confidence and Home Values Sink
Bloomberg | January 28 2009
January 27, 2009 ALTA Supports Housing Stimulus [PDF]
January 27, 2009 Existing-Home Sales Show Strong Gain In December
January 27, 2009 Fed Enters Uncharted Policymaking Territory
Washington Post | Jan 27 2009
January 27, 2009 Housing Market May Have Turned a Pivotal Corner
Reuters | Jan 27 2009
January 27, 2009 Fannie Mae Tightens Florida Lending Requirements
South Florida Business Journal | Jan 27 2009
January 27, 2009 Geithner, Man At The Center, Wins New Crisis Role
Reuters | Jan 27 2009
January 26, 2009 Obama And Congress
Forbes | 01/26/2009
January 26, 2009 Fed Expected To Keep Rates At Record Lows
Associated Press | 01/26/2009
January 26, 2009 Stimulus Package Gives Credit To New Home Buyers
San Francisco Chronicle | 01/26/2009
January 26, 2009 Foreclosure Debate Shifts To Bankruptcy Court
Business First of Columbus | 01/26/2009
January 26, 2009 More Buyers Turn to FHA Loans
Indianapolis Star | 01/26/2009
January 26, 2009 Summers Says Economy Entering a ‘Difficult’ Time
Bloomberg | 01/26/2009
January 22, 2009 Title News Editor Call for Interviews
January 22, 2009 Confused About Compliance and Legal Strategies in this Market?
January 22, 2009 Deadline Approaching - ALTA's Federal Conference Early-Bird Registration Ends January 28, 2009
January 22, 2009 Achieve Your Business Results Despite Uncertain Economic Times
January 22, 2009 Builder Confidence Edges Down Further In January
January 22, 2009 Ways and Means Completes New Tax Plan
Accounting Web | Jan 22 2009
January 22, 2009 Few Borrowers Can Revise Mortgage Loans
Modesto Bee | Jan 22 2009
January 22, 2009 US MBA’s Mortgage Applications Index Dropped 9.8% Last Week
January 22, 2009 Rates Are Borrower-Friendly, But Will That Spur Sales?
Washington Post | January 22, 2009
January 22, 2009 Home-Loan Banks Struggle to Maintain Capital
Wall Street Journal | Jan 21 2009
January 22, 2009 Builders Predict More Housing Pain
Wall Street Journal | Jan 21 2009
January 22, 2009 Analysts: Title Insurance Business May Drop in 2009
SmartBrief | January 22, 2009
January 22, 2009 Old Republic Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results
PR Newswire | January 22, 2009
January 22, 2009 Stetson's Wilson named Attorney's Title Insurance Fund Professor
Tampa Bay Business Journal | January 21, 2009
January 22, 2009 Housing Starts Tumbled in December
Wall Street Journal | January 22, 2009
January 21, 2009 LTI Product of the Month – DVD "The Need for Land Title Services"
January 21, 2009 Title News Needs Your Stories and Input
January 20, 2009 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces 4th Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Insurancenews.net | January 20, 2009
January 20, 2009 Fannie, Freddie Strive to Serve Housing Market, Taxpayers
Wall Street Journal | January 20, 2009
January 20, 2009 Obama Resists Effort to Include Bankruptcy Law Change in Stimulus
The Hill | January 19 2009
January 20, 2009 Customers File 2nd Suit Over 1031 Exchange
Richmond Times-Dispatch | January 20, 2009
January 16, 2009 HUD Delays RESPA Rule
January 15, 2009 The FDIC Issued Special Alert 20-2009 Regarding a Fedwire System Phishing Scheme
January 15, 2009 The FDIC Issued Special Alert 20-2009 Regarding a Fedwire System Phishing Scheme
January 15, 2009 Frank Introduces TARP Reform and Accountability Legislation
January 15, 2009 HUD Kicks Off Six-City Financial Literacy Campaign To Help Troubled Homeowners
January 15, 2009 Swindlers Find Growing Market in Foreclosures
New York Times | Jan 15 2009
January 15, 2009 Foreclosures Up by 81% in U.S.
Detroit Free Press | Jan 15 2009
January 15, 2009 Mortgage Bankers Aflutter Over Refi Boom
The Memphis Daily News | Jan 15 2009
January 15, 2009 HUD Nominee Lauded for NYC Housing Programs
Associated Press | January 14, 2009
January 15, 2009 Foreclosures Up a Record 81% in 2008
CNNMoney.com | January 15, 2009
January 15, 2009 Four Premier Educational Tracks Offered at ALTA's Business Strategies Conference
January 14, 2009 Shift to Original TARP Could Ease Housing Crisis
Reuters | Jan 14 2009
January 14, 2009 Signs of Credit Market Thaw Begin to Emerge
Business Week | Jan 14 2009
January 14, 2009 Mortgage Applications Increase As Refinancing Hits 5-Year High
January 14, 2009 Fannie Mae Announces National REO Rental Policy
Renters in Fannie Mae-Owned Foreclosed Properties Eligible to Stay in Their Homes
January 13, 2009 Bernanke Urges ‘Strong Measures’ to Stabilize Banks
Bloomberg | Jan 13 2009
January 13, 2009 New Rules Making Appraisers Angry
San Francisco Gate | Jan 11 2009
January 13, 2009 Bernanke Says More Steps Needed to Stabilize Banks
Reuters | January 13, 2009
January 13, 2009 Ahead of the Bell: HUD Secretary
Associated Press | January 13, 2009
January 13, 2009 ALTA Creates E-mail Address for Members to Share Complaints About Lenders that Direct Title Insurance Business to "Preferred Providers."
January 13, 2009 House Committee to Examine Priorities for the Next Administration: Use of TARP Funds under EESA
January 13, 2009 ALTA's Small Agents and Abstracters Forum, March 21-22, 2009, Indianapolis, IN - Register Now!
January 13, 2009 Registration Deadlines Approaching Soon for ALTA's 2009 Federal Conference and Lobby Day
January 12, 2009 New FDIC Plan Will Help Clients of The Loan Modification Center
January 12, 2009 Atlanta Fed Chief: Economy Likely to Improve in 2nd Half of ‘09
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Jan 12 2009
January 12, 2009 Federal Reserve: How Texas Dodged Most Subprime Trouble
Forth Worth Business Press | Jan 12 2009
January 12, 2009 Fee Hikes Draw Ire of County Service Users
MSNBC | Jan 12 2009
January 12, 2009 U.S. Mortgage Meltdown Linked to 2005 Bankruptcy Law
The Kansas City Star | Jan 12 2009
January 12, 2009 Industry Recoils at Citi's Mortgage Deal
Washington Post | Jan 9 2009
January 12, 2009 Straight Talk for Underperformers in Your Workplace – Seminar January 14
January 9, 2009 Long-term Rates Fall For Tenth Consecutive Week Setting Another New Low
January 9, 2009 Freddie Mac Extends Suspension Of Single Family Foreclosure Sales, Evictions Until January 31, 2009
January 9, 2009 House Committee to Discuss the "FHA Oversight of Loan Originators"
January 8, 2009 ALTA's Business Strategy Conference - Enhanced Programming for All Title Industry Professionals
January 8, 2009 Commercial Mortgage Bond Defaults May Double-Fitch
Reuters | Jan 08 2009
January 8, 2009 U.S. Banks Offer Mortgage Rates Below 5% as Fed Buys Securities
Bloomberg | Jan 08 2009
January 8, 2009 Cardoza Submits Plan to Refinance Mortgages
Merced Sun-Star | Jan 08 2009
January 8, 2009 Easy Soft Announces Record Revenue for Year 2008 Despite Economic Downturn
January 8, 2009 MISMO Trimester Meeting January 26-29 in Washington, D.C.
January 7, 2009 Paulson Urges Resolution Of Fannie, Freddie Status To Avoid Future Crisis
Trading Markets | Jan 07 2009
January 7, 2009 The $1.2 Trillion Problem
Forbes | Jan 07 2009
January 7, 2009 Florida’s Housing Market Won’t Recover Until 2011, Study Says
Bloomberg | Jan 07 2009
January 7, 2009 Housing Slump Not Over Yet
Orlando Sentinel | Jan 07 2009
January 7, 2009 U.S. Economy: Services, Pending Home Resales Drop
Bloomberg | Jan 06 2009
January 7, 2009 Mortgage Applications Down In Latest MBA Survey
January 7, 2009 Economic Slump Weakens Pending Home Sales
January 6, 2009 Farmers National Title Insurance Company becomes Agents National Title Insurance Company [PDF]
January 6, 2009 Consumer Bankruptcies Jump in 2008
CNN Money | Jan 06 2009
January 6, 2009 Credit Crunch Shows Little Sign of Easing
The Christian Science Monitor | Jan 06 2009
January 6, 2009 Banks Trying to Cope with Rise in Bad Loans
Chicago Tribune | Jan 06 2009
January 6, 2009 Reducing the Cost of Refinancing
CNNMoney.com | January 6, 2009
January 6, 2009 2009 Membership Directory Update & Annual Renewal
January 6, 2009 Register Now for ALTA's 2009 Federal Conference
January 5, 2009 Bailout Report Card: How Successful Have the Financial Relief Efforts Been?
Time Magazine | Jan 05 2009
January 5, 2009 Jumbo Mortgage Loan Rates Put Damper on Refinancing
The Boston Globe | Jan 05 2009
January 5, 2009 Stewart National Title Services Adds Wasserman as SVP, National Business Development Officer
January 5, 2009 Ameriana Bancorp Sells Stake in Indiana Title Insurance Company
January 2, 2009 Long-term Rates Fall For Ninth Consecutive Week Setting Another New Low
January 2, 2009 Real-Estate Markets Still Plumb for Bottom
Wall Street Journal | Jan 02 2009
January 2, 2009 Rule Change May Hurt 'Jumbos'
Wall Street Journal | Jan 02 2009
January 2, 2009 Who Saw The Housing Bubble Coming?
Forbes | Jan 01 2009
January 2, 2009 Housing, Credit Crises Slammed Bank Stocks in '08
Forbes | Jan 01 2009


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