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TitleTopics Webinars

Next TitleTopics Webinar

Know Your Customer: 2018 Housing Market Forecast

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 ET

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The future of the housing market looks very different from the past. No longer can we rely on falling mortgage rates to financially encourage refinancing and moving. First-time homebuyers are increasingly a critical segment of the housing market, but Millennials are so different from their Baby Boomer parents with different attitudes and impediments to homeownership. Or are they? Register for this webinar and get a better understanding of the types of title orders that will come in your door during 2018, which will help you dominate a purchase-driven market. 

Presenter(s):

Mark Fleming | Chief Economist | First American Financial Corporation

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Last TitleTopics Webinar

Exploring E-close Technology and Processes: Industry Trends and How to Be Ready

October 30, 2017

Presenter(s):

  • Eddie Oddo | Vice President, Corporate Business Solutions | First American Title Insurance Co.
  • John Ralston | Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives | Black Knight Inc.

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Compliance Webinars

Compliance Webinar: Understanding the TRID Rule Clarifications

In July 2017, the CFPB finalized amendments to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule. The amendments contain important clarifications and technical changes that title and settlement agents must understand before the mandatory compliance date of Oct. 1, 2018. Purchase this webinar recording to understand how the 560-pages of TRID amendments affect your operation and your customers. 

Highlights of webinar recording: 

  • Analysis of key changes and clarifications of the TRID requirements
  • Disclosure of title premiums
  • Sharing of disclosures and information
  • Co-ops and trusts
  • Construction, housing assistance and no-cash-out loans
  • Affiliate charges
  • Resetting of tolerances 

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Compliance Webinar: Hacked and the Money Is Gone

What's My Liability?

With all of the wire fraud threats, do you know your liability if your company gets hacked and consumer funds are stolen? This webinar recording provides tips to reduce risk and protect your company.

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Compliance Webinar: Elder Abuse

Know the Red Flags and Avoid Liability

If an insured real estate transaction is found to be void due to elder financial abuse, title companies may expose themselves to escrow or policy losses. This webinar recording provides tips on how to recognize red flags and avoid liability.

The webinar will be delivered via email within 24 hours of purchase.

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Compliance Webinar: PHH v. CFPB

Much Ado About Nothing? How PHH v. CFPB Impacts RESPA Enforcement

This webinar recording provides an overview of PHH Corp. v. CFPB, what's next in this ongoing case and how the current ruling affects RESPA enforcement going forward.

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Compliance Webinar: Inside Rap on UDAAP

Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Acts and Practices

This webinar recording provides an overview of what constitutes an unfair, deceptive or abusive act, how these prohibitions are used in enforcement proceedings and how to protect your business from becoming the target of an enforcement action.

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Compliance Webinar: GLBA

Protecting Sensitive Customer Information: The Basics of Gramm-Leach-Bliley

This webinar recording will provide an overview of the core requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the latest government actions and recent court cases to help you understand when it?s legal to share customer information with or without their explicit permission. 

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Compliance Webinar: RESPA 8(c)

RESPA Section 8: What It Prohibits & What It Permits

This webinar recording provides an overview of the basics of RESPA Section 8 and the exceptions found in this provision. Learn how these exceptions work in real life and their relationship to RESPA's anti-kickback prohibition.

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Compliance Webinar: RESPA 8(a)(b)

Revisiting RESPA: Understanding Things of Value and Referrals

This webinar recording provides an overview of the basics of RESPA Sections 8(a) and (b), explains the difference between a referral fee and an unearned fee or kickback, discusses what compensation is permissible under the law, give a good analytical framework to help with compliance and highlights scenarios when a referral or agreement might be a violation. 

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