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2009
December 30, 2009 Texas Judges Recommend 2.66 Percent Rate Increase
December 30, 2009 Florida S.C. Approves Foreclosure Mediation Plan
December 29, 2009 Hawaii-based Title Agency Launches GFE Call Center
December 29, 2009 First American Opening Home Warranty Call Center
December 24, 2009 Minnesota Department of Commerce Revokes Title Agent’s License
December 24, 2009 A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Stewart Group
December 24, 2009 Training CD Now Available as RESPA Implementation Deadline Nears
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 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 15, 2009 Deadline - Dec. 18 Call For Presentations 2010 Business Strategies Conference
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 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 8, 2009 ALTA Supports Pro-Consumer Mortgage Bill
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 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 1, 2009 Stewart Launches Full-Service REO Asset Management Division
December 1, 2009 FHA, Ginnie Mae Take Action Against Lend America
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 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 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 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 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 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 4, 2009 Mass. Title Agent Makes Plea for Streamlined Closing Process
November 4, 2009 Whitepaper Urges Title Industry to Rethink Paradigm
November 3, 2009 St. Louis to Automate Recording
November 3, 2009 New ALTA Members
November 3, 2009 Long & Foster Names Controller of AfBAs
October 30, 2009 ‘Average’ Title Guy Earns Industry’s Highest Honor
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 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 21, 2009 Title Company Reports Large New Order Volume
October 21, 2009 Third-Circuit Interprets ALTA Policy
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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 22, 2009 Credit Crunch Constrains International Home Buyers in U.S. Market
September 22, 2009 Stewart bolsters eMortgage team
September 22, 2009 Home Prices Rise in July
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 15, 2009 Title Agency Taps Software to Help Lenders Meet TILA Changes
September 15, 2009 More Counties Offer E-recording Option
September 14, 2009 ALTA Announces 2010 Board Nominations
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 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 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 1, 2009 ALTA Releases 2008 Industry Data Book
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
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 25, 2009 Underwriter Opens Regional Office
August 25, 2009 Conference Call to Discuss Consumer Financial Protection Agency
August 25, 2009 Old Republic, Stewart Announce Personnel Changes
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 19, 2009 Resource Title Adds MacFarland to Commercial Division [PDF]
Press Release
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 10, 2009 ALTA Launches Web Version of TitleNews
March 5, 2009 Fannie Mae Announces New Refinance Options
March 5, 2009 First American CoreLogic Report: 20% of Home Mortgages Were Underwater in December
Wall Street Journal | March 5, 2009
March 4, 2009 Ex-Leaders of Countrywide Profit From Bad Loans
New York Times | March 3, 2009
March 4, 2009 Sanjiv Mirchandani Named President of Fidelity National Financial's Clearing Business
Wall Street & Technology
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
February 26, 2009 The First American Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008
MarketWatch | February 26, 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 20, 2009 Stewart Information Q4 Loss Widens, Shares Fall
Reuters | February 20, 2009
February 18, 2009 Plea Deals Reached In Anchorage Loan Scam
Anchorage Daily News | 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 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 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 Home Buying Bonus in the Stimulus Bill
CNNMoney | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Class Action Suits Filed Against LandAmerica
Richmond Biz Sense.com | February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009 Easy Soft Introduces Easy HUD 3.0
PR Web | February 10, 2009
February 6, 2009 MBA Announces Agreement with MERS to Manage MISMO Operations [PDF]
February 6, 2009 Fannie Mae Unveils New Streamlined Modification Program
February 4, 2009 Fidelity Lays Off 1,500 Former LandAmerica Workers
Richmond Times | Feb 04 2009
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 The Aspen Mortgage Group Selects Mortgage Spirit To Provide Loan Search Services
January 22, 2009 Old Republic Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results
PR Newswire | January 22, 2009
January 20, 2009 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces 4th Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Insurancenews.net | January 20, 2009
January 15, 2009 The FDIC Issued Special Alert 20-2009 Regarding a Fedwire System Phishing Scheme
January 14, 2009 Fannie Mae Announces National REO Rental Policy
Renters in Fannie Mae-Owned Foreclosed Properties Eligible to Stay in Their Homes
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 6, 2009 Farmers National Title Insurance Company becomes Agents National Title Insurance Company [PDF]
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


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