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2011
December 29, 2011 ALTA 2011 Year In Review
December 29, 2011 20 Things NOT to do in Social Media for Real Estate
December 29, 2011 ALTA TIPAC Contributors [PDF]
December 27, 2011 Deadline for NAIC Mandatory Reporting of Property Type and Rate Draws Concern
December 27, 2011 ALTA Makes Successful Push to Prevent Wall Street from Stealing Main Street’s Home Equity
December 27, 2011 Down Payment Gift-Giving Rules
December 27, 2011 Congress Extends Flood Insurance until May 31, 2012
December 22, 2011 Southern Title Placed Into Receivership
December 22, 2011 Stewart Title Sticky Note Helps Restore Christmas Spirit
December 22, 2011 Indiana Title Company Makes Acquisition
December 20, 2011 FHA Anti-Flipping Rule Waiver Expires Dec. 31
December 20, 2011 Deadline Dec. 21 to Comment on Second Round of Draft Settlement Disclosure Form
December 20, 2011 National Flood Insurance Program Now Faces New Deadline
December 15, 2011 Long-Term Flood Insurance Extension Included in Controversial Payroll Tax Cut Bill
December 15, 2011 CFPB Releases Second Round of Draft Settlement Disclosure Form
December 15, 2011 NAIC to Analyze Risk-Based Capital for Title Insurers
December 15, 2011 Market Movers: Glance at Top Gainers and Losers in Loans Closed
December 13, 2011 The Docket: California Suit Addresses Lien Priority in Race State
December 13, 2011 Congress Nears Six-Month Flood Insurance Extension
December 13, 2011 House to Markup GSE Reform Bill
December 8, 2011 Title Industry Operating Income Up 1.7 Percent
December 8, 2011 Cordray Nomination to Head CFPB Fails in Senate
December 8, 2011 First American Settles Claims Suit With Bank of America, Fiserv
December 8, 2011 Consumer Concerns Stabilize in November as Home Price Expectations Improve
December 6, 2011 ALTA Task Force Meets With CFPB; Shares Concerns of Draft Final Disclosure
December 6, 2011 Audio of First Am v. Edwards U.S. Supreme Court RESPA Case Available
December 6, 2011 ALTA CPL Forms Published as Final
December 1, 2011 ALTA Reports Title Premiums Dip 4.6 percent
December 1, 2011 ALTA Member Exclusive Benefit: Title Insurance Education Articles
November 29, 2011 U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in RESPA Case
November 29, 2011 Access to Public Land Records: The Battle Continues
November 29, 2011 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Maximum Loan Limits Set for 2012
November 22, 2011 ALTA Convinces Freddie Mac to Modify Short Sale Affidavit
November 22, 2011 ALTA RESPA Task Force Comments on First Round of Draft Final Disclosure
November 17, 2011 Michigan Supreme Court Rules in Favor of ALTA-Supported MERS Case
November 17, 2011 Another Extension of Flood Program Imminent
November 17, 2011 Title Company Sues Bank After Cyber Attack Results in $200K Loss
November 15, 2011 Title and Settlement Agents Must Remember to Comply with OFAC Regulations
November 15, 2011 Survey: Title, Lending Industries Developing Strategies for RESPA Regs
November 15, 2011 Market Movers: Glance at Top Gainers and Losers in Loans Closed
November 10, 2011 NAIC Focuses on Improving Title Industry Oversight
November 10, 2011 ALTA Urges Congress to Restore Conforming Loan Limits Through 2013
November 10, 2011 The Docket: Wisconsin Court Restores Certain Landowner Rights to Abandoned Rights-of-Way
November 8, 2011 CFPB Unveils Initial Drafts of Closing Disclosure
November 8, 2011 ALTA RESPA Task Force Addresses Concerns Over Initial Mortgage Disclosure
November 8, 2011 ALTA Members Give Title 101 Presentation to NAIC Regulators
November 3, 2011 Senate Bill Would Require Lenders to Consider Home Energy Costs in Underwriting Process
November 3, 2011 House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Housing Finance Reform Legislation
November 1, 2011 ALTA Approves Updated Statement Regarding Cost of Public Records
November 1, 2011 Survey Finds Five Homebuying Myths
November 1, 2011 VA Announces Funding Fee Refund Procedures
November 1, 2011 ALTA Member Benefit Tools
November 1, 2011 HUD Suspends Allied Home Mortgage
October 27, 2011 First American Title Segment Reports Q3 Profit
October 27, 2011 Old Republic's Title Division Posts Positive Results in Third Quarter
October 27, 2011 Stewart Earnings Improve in Latest Quarter
October 27, 2011 California Amends Mortgage Loan Originator Licensing Requirements
October 27, 2011 FIO Director Says Agency Cannot Be a Full-Blown Regulator
October 25, 2011 FHFA Confirms Title Insurance Remains Part of HARP Program
October 25, 2011 ALTA Members Reminded FIRPTA Applies to Short Sales
October 25, 2011 Federal Insurance Office Seeks Comments on How to Modernize, Improve Insurance Regulation
October 25, 2011 ALTA Successfully Pushes Senate to Pass Amendment Restoring Higher Conforming Loan Limit
October 20, 2011 Navy SEAL Shares How to Achieve Success Through Flawless Execution
October 20, 2011 ALTA Board Approves New Forms During Annual Convention
October 20, 2011 ALTA Asks Members to Contact Congress about Supporting Loan Limit Bill
October 20, 2011 The Docket: N.Y. Court Addresses Policy Coverage Involving Fraudulent Transaction
October 20, 2011 Fidelity’s Title Group Posts Solid Third Quarter
October 18, 2011 New ALTA President Urges Industry to Explain Value so 'Grandma Can Understand'
October 18, 2011 CFPB Unveils Latest Round of Disclosure Prototype; Turns Sights to Closing Document
October 18, 2011 VA Updates Funding Fee
October 14, 2011 State of the Industry: Experts Provide Market Snapshot
October 14, 2011 Title Industry ‘On the Edge of Glory’
October 14, 2011 Annual Convention Attendees Learn Tools to Become Effective Storytellers
October 14, 2011 New York Becomes 37th State to Restrict Dangerous Private Transfer Fees
October 13, 2011 ALTA Positioned for Success, CEO Tells Convention Attendees
October 13, 2011 Economist Says Industry Only Halfway through Down Cycle
October 13, 2011 ALTA Announces Membership Surpasses 4,000 to Set New Record
October 13, 2011 U.S. Supreme Court to Hear RESPA Case Over Unearned Fees
October 11, 2011 CFPB Says One More Round of Mortgage Disclosure before Turning to HUD
October 11, 2011 2011 Annual Convention Preview
October 11, 2011 Federal Lawsuit Accuses Lenders of Charging Attorney, Settlement Fees on VA Loans
October 6, 2011 ALTA Comments on Benefits of Providing Homeownership Incentives
October 6, 2011 Mississippi S.C. Considers New UPL Requirements
October 6, 2011 New York Debuts New Department of Financial Services
October 4, 2011 ALTA Urges Minnesota S.C. to Reverse Decision Awarding Damages Exceeding Policy Limit
October 4, 2011 RESPA Task Force to Press CFPB About New HUD-1, Mortgage Disclosures
October 4, 2011 False Statements, Debt Elimination Among Leading Mortgage Fraud Scams
October 4, 2011 HUD Clarifies MIP Charges for Certain Loans
October 4, 2011 Bank Failure in Texas Pushes Total to 74 in 2011
September 29, 2011 How Does Your Operation Measure Up?
September 29, 2011 2011 New Home Sales Projected to be Lowest on Record
September 27, 2011 ALTA Files Brief with Michigan Supreme Court in MERS Case
September 27, 2011 ALTA TIPAC Contributors
September 27, 2011 National Flood Insurance Program Extended Through Nov. 18
September 27, 2011 FDIC Files Complaint Against Title Companies for Role in Alleged Fraud
September 22, 2011 ALTA Submits Letter to CFPB Addressing Mortgage Disclosure Issues
September 22, 2011 Market Movers: Glance at Top Gainers and Losers in Loans Closed
September 22, 2011 Oral Arguments Scheduled in U.S. Supreme Court RESPA Case
September 22, 2011 OCC Details New Foreclosure Complaint Process
September 20, 2011 Agent Defalcation Forces Regional Underwriter to Suspend Issuance of New Policies
September 20, 2011 ALTA Comments on Efforts to Reduce Foreclosure Backlog
September 20, 2011 Congress Considers Short-Term Extension for Flood Insurance Program
September 20, 2011 N.J. Governor Signs Bulk Sales Legislation
September 15, 2011 ALTA’s RESPA Task Force Addresses Latest Mortgage Disclosure Prototype
September 15, 2011 Info to Share: NAIC Launches Home Inventory App for Android
September 15, 2011 HUD Warns Mortgagees for Failing to Report Mortgage Record Changes
September 13, 2011 The Docket: MERS Cases Highlight Need for Agents to Work with Counsel, Underwriter
September 13, 2011 CFPB Releases Fourth Round of Combined Mortgage Disclosure Forms
September 13, 2011 Proposed Bill Would Create Title Insurance System in Philippines
September 8, 2011 HUD Issues Mortgage Letter on FHA Loan Limits
September 8, 2011 New Jersey Authorizes Major Lenders to Resume Foreclosures
September 8, 2011 Fannie Mae Amends Foreclosure Process and Fees in Hawaii
September 8, 2011 FDIC Initiates Investor Match Program
September 6, 2011 ALTA Addresses Freddie Mac Short Sale Addendum Issues
September 6, 2011 Title Industry Survey Measures Operating Statistics, Curative Efforts
September 1, 2011 ALTA Files Amicus Brief in RESPA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
September 1, 2011 CFPB Adopts Policy to Promote Transparency in Rulemaking Process
August 30, 2011 Career Level Influences LinkedIn Usage
August 30, 2011 Smart Phone Deposit Apps Open Door to Potential Fraud
August 30, 2011 CFPB Issues Interim Final Rules Describing Investigatory and Enforcement Procedures
August 25, 2011 ALTA Participates on Webinar Discussing Efforts to Ban Dangerous Private Transfer Fees
August 25, 2011 Several ALTA Member Title Companies, Industry Vendors Listed on Inc. 5000 List
August 23, 2011 The Docket: Virginia Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Waterfront Property Rights
August 23, 2011 Rate of Contract Failures Holds Steady in July
August 23, 2011 Poll: Nearly Half of Notaries Lack Protection from Flawed Notarizations
August 23, 2011 Bank Closures in 2011 Reach 68
August 18, 2011 NAIC Title Insurance Task Force to Address Several Industry Issues during Summer Meeting
August 18, 2011 USDA Coffer Contains $11.2 Billion to Guarantee No-Down Mortgages
August 18, 2011 ALTA Board Member Honored for Professional, Civic Achievements
August 18, 2011 Welcome the Latest ALTA Members
August 18, 2011 37 Community Banks Receive $418M to Help Small Businesses Access Capital
August 16, 2011 Contract Cancellations Impact Closed Title Orders
August 16, 2011 ABA Approves New Uniform Law on Notarial Acts
August 16, 2011 The Impact of Recent Changes on Homeowners and Businesses
August 16, 2011 Economy Continues in Roller Coaster Fashion
August 11, 2011 ALTA Comments on Third Round of Mortgage Disclosure Forms
August 11, 2011 Second Quarter Metro Prices Mixed with Little Change
August 11, 2011 HUD Unveils Web-based Map to Attract Private capital into Areas Recovering from Foreclosure
August 11, 2011 Title Insurance Veteran Inspires Hope in Book about Cancer Survivors
August 9, 2011 ALTA Supports Bipartisan Bill to Extend Mortgage Loan Limits
August 9, 2011 ALTA Member Wins British Seniors Open Amateur
August 9, 2011 CATIC Reports Strong Results for First Six Months
August 9, 2011 Investors Title Company Announces Second-Quarter 2011 Results
August 4, 2011 The Docket: Federal Court Ruling Impacts Title Policy Arbitration Agreements
August 4, 2011 Senate Bill Proposes Federal Tax Lien Registry
August 4, 2011 Lender Offers Rural Buyers No-Down Payment Loans
August 2, 2011 CFPB Reveals Third Round of Draft Mortgage Disclosure Form
August 2, 2011 NAIC Agent Data Call Implementation Guide Sent to Title Task Force
August 2, 2011 ALTA Forms Approved in June Published as Final
August 2, 2011 ALTA Urges Regulators to Avoid ‘Wild West’ Approach by Including Title Insurance in Risk Retention Provision
July 28, 2011 ALTA Names New CEO
July 28, 2011 First American Releases Q2 Earnings
July 28, 2011 Old Republic Details Second Quarter Results
July 28, 2011 Stewart Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2011
July 28, 2011 New Jersey Nixes Notary Use of Webcams
July 26, 2011 ALTA CEO to Step Down; Accepts Offer in Private Sector
July 26, 2011 Fidelity’s Title Group Reports Strong Second Quarter
July 26, 2011 ALTA Urges Inclusion of Title Insurance in Qualified Mortgage Standard
July 26, 2011 New Jersey Title to Cease Issuing New Committments
July 26, 2011 FTC Refrains from Enforcing Most of Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Rule
July 21, 2011 ALTA Responds to Closing Cost Study
July 21, 2011 ALTA Urges One-Year Extension of Current Mortgage Loan Limits
July 21, 2011 California Passes Statute Impacting Short Sales
July 19, 2011 CFPB Set to Open Doors Thursday as Uncertainty Persists
July 19, 2011 GAO Report Analyzes Potential Impacts of Dodd-Frank on Mortgage Market
July 19, 2011 July 2011 U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook: Soft Patch or Double Dip?
July 19, 2011 U.S. Senate Considers Flood Bill
July 14, 2011 ALTA Board Approves New Endorsements; Forms Committee Issues Technical Correction
July 14, 2011 ALTA President Shines During Congressional Hearing
July 14, 2011 New Florida Insurer Insolvency Law Protects Title Insurance Policyholders
July 14, 2011 House Approves ALTA Supported Bill to Extend Flood Program for Five Years
July 12, 2011 ALTA President to Testify During Congressional Hearing on Wednesday
July 12, 2011 HUD Issues Corrections, Clarifications to RESPA
July 12, 2011 ALTA Urges Opposition to Amendment Terminating National Flood Insurance Program
July 12, 2011 ALTA, Coalition for Sensible Housing Policy Respond to Comments from Rep. Frank
July 7, 2011 ALTA Addresses Problems of Roll-up Lines and Lack of Itemization on HUD-1
July 7, 2011 Poll: Advocacy, Communications Top ALTA Member Benefits
July 5, 2011 Military Financial Services Provider Purchases National Title Company
July 5, 2011 Photos Available from ALTA Federal and Business Strategies Conferences
July 5, 2011 HUD Issues Safe Act Final Rule
July 5, 2011 West Virginia Names Acting Insurance Commissioner
June 28, 2011 CFPB Releases Second Round of Combined Disclosure Forms
June 28, 2011 Overcharging for Records Limits Transparency, Amicus Brief Argues
June 28, 2011 North Carolina Passes UPL Bill
June 23, 2011 ALTA Urges Regulators to Revise QRM Provision
June 23, 2011 Coalition White Paper Warns Proposed QRM Provision Harms Creditworthy Borrowers
June 23, 2011 OFAC Tightens Libya Sanctions
June 23, 2011 ALTA Supports Efforts to create a U.S. Covered Bond Market
June 21, 2011 The U.S. Supreme Court to Hear RESPA Case
June 21, 2011 Moody’s Says Risk-Retention Provision Needs Reworked
June 21, 2011 Federal Reserve Board Publishes HOEPA Fee-Based Trigger Adjustment
June 21, 2011 HUD Announces Dates for Hope for Homeowners Phase-Out
June 16, 2011 ALTA Addresses Questions About Revised Survey Standards
June 16, 2011 Title Agents of All Sizes Can Compete in Growing Short Sale Market
June 16, 2011 Report Highlights Most Affordable and Most Expensive Real Estate Markets
June 14, 2011 U.S. Supreme Court Expected to Decide Whether To Review RESPA Case
June 14, 2011 Underwriter Files Lawsuit Against Agent Over Missing Escrow Funds
June 14, 2011 First-Quarter Market Share Analysis Shows Industry Improvement
June 9, 2011 Fannie Mae Issues New Servicing Standards for Delinquent Loans
June 9, 2011 Best Practices When Handling Deed in Lieu Transactions
June 9, 2011 ALTA Board Member Comments on State of the Industry, Value of Title Insurance
June 7, 2011 Title Insurer’s Duty to Defend Addressed in Several Court Cases
June 7, 2011 ALTA Supports Federal Regulators’ Extension of Comment Period for Qualified Residential Mortgage
June 7, 2011 House Passes One-Year Extension of Flood Program
June 7, 2011 ALTA’s Ailes Comments on NAIC’s National Title Agent Data Call, Efforts to Improve Consumer Shopping and Reduce Fraud
June 2, 2011 GAO Report Addresses Foreclosure Documentation Problems
June 2, 2011 Property Records Industry Association Releases Whitepaper on Land Records
May 31, 2011 HUD Announces Several Rule Changes and Proposals
May 31, 2011 Hawaii Places Moratorium on New Regular Nonjudicial Foreclosures
May 31, 2011 OCC Proposes Rule to Implement Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act
May 26, 2011 Technologies Your Title Company Won’t Survive Without
May 26, 2011 Reminder: Deadline Tomorrow to Offer Feedback on Mortgage Disclosure Prototypes
May 26, 2011 11 Cities Where Homes Sell the Fastest
May 26, 2011 States Banning Private Transfer Fees Grows to 33
May 24, 2011 The Docket: Maryland Court Makes Narrow Ruling on What is Considered Forgery
May 24, 2011 HUD Issues Guidance for $100-down Financing Program for REOs
May 24, 2011 Full House to Address Flood Insurance Reform
May 24, 2011 Thirty States Now Restrict Use of Private Transfer Fees
May 19, 2011 ALTA Urges Members to Comment on CFPB’s Initial Mortgage Disclosure Prototypes
May 19, 2011 Enterprise Workflow Platforms Provide Title Agents Alternative to Traditional Settlement Software Applications
May 19, 2011 Proposed Executive Order Could Impact Title Companies Awarded Government Contracts
May 17, 2011 Three Underwriters File Joint Federal Lawsuit in New Mexico Land Grant Dispute
May 17, 2011 Latest GSE Reform Bill Includes Title Insurance Requirement
May 17, 2011 CFPB to Unveil Draft of Combined RESPA/TILA Disclosure Form
May 17, 2011 Freddie Mac Offers Closing Cost Assistance on Foreclosure Purchases
May 17, 2011 Indiana Joins List of States Restricting Private Transfer Fees; Similar Bill Awaits Governor Signature in Arkansas
May 12, 2011 ‘Only Way to Get Out of This is to Let People Fail’
May 12, 2011 Syndicated Columnist Offers Advice on How Title Industry Can Garner Better Press
May 12, 2011 Professional Development Session Wrap Up from Day 2
May 12, 2011 HUD Issues Guidance to Mortgagees Working With FHA Borrowers Who are Disaster Victims
May 12, 2011 Michigan Title Agents Urged to Work With Underwriters When Closing Transactions Subsequent to a Foreclosure by MERS
May 10, 2011 Surviving Title Agents Sowing Seeds for Future Success
May 10, 2011 Economist: Moving Forward as the Recession Recedes
May 10, 2011 Professional Development Session Wrap up
May 10, 2011 Conference Attendees Compete in Title Bowl Challenge
May 5, 2011 Changes to Privacy Regulations in India Could Impact Title Outsourcing Business
May 5, 2011 Texas Jury Rules in Favor of Stewart in Mexico Land Dispute
May 5, 2011 Minnesota Announces Enforcement Actions Against Title Companies
May 3, 2011 ALTA Past President Marvin Bowling Passes Away
May 3, 2011 Fidelity Posts Strong Q1
May 3, 2011 Dodd-Frank Ranks as Highest Compliance Concern for Lenders in 2011
April 28, 2011 Title Industry Wins Significant Rate Battle in New Mexico
April 28, 2011 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Issues Opinion Regarding Unauthorized Practice of Law
April 28, 2011 First American Reports Q1 Earnings
April 28, 2011 Stewart Releases First-quarter Results
April 28, 2011 Old Republic’s Title Group Posts Profit During First Quarter
April 26, 2011 ALTA Files Brief in Massachusetts Foreclosure Lawsuit
April 26, 2011 ALTA Releases Final Year-End and Fourth-Quarter 2010 Market Share Analysis
April 26, 2011 Montana, North Dakota Join List of States Banning Private Transfer Fees
April 25, 2011 Register Online for the 2011 Business Strategies Conference
April 25, 2011 Record Your Personalized Marketing Video at the Business Strategies Conference
April 5, 2011 Flood Insurance Bill Expected to Move Forward
April 5, 2011 Nevada Bill Would Increase Recording Fees
April 5, 2011 Virginia Joins Growing List of States Banning Private Transfer Fees
April 1, 2011 Federal Appeals Court Suspends Loan Officer Compensation Rule
March 31, 2011 Will New LO Rule Impact Payments to Affiliated Title Companies?
March 31, 2011 ALTA Warns QRM Proposal Fails to Promote Sound Lending Practices
March 31, 2011 SBA Launches Temporary Program for Commercial Real Estate
March 31, 2011 ALTA Comments on Congressional Proposals to Eliminate GSEs
March 29, 2011 Industry Faces Increased Costs to Get Deals Closed
March 29, 2011 ALTA Urges Continued Support of International Real Property Foundation
March 29, 2011 2006 ALTA Policy Forms ‘With Modifications’ Approved for Use in Florida
March 24, 2011 Deadline Approaches to File Claim in Federal Gulf Coast Oil Spill Trial
March 24, 2011 National Governors Association Issues Policy Against Private Transfer Fees
March 22, 2011 HUD Issues Guidance for Loan Originator Compensation Rule
March 22, 2011 Florida Bill Would Deregulate Land Surveyors
March 22, 2011 Wisconsin Agency Expands Footprint with Acquisition
March 17, 2011 ALTA Completes Successful Federal Conference and Lobby Day
March 17, 2011 TIPAC Honors 2010 Contributors
March 17, 2011 FHFA Extends Home Affordable Refi Program
March 15, 2011 ALTA Discusses Draft of Combined Mortgage Disclosure Forms
March 15, 2011 ALTA Discusses GSE Reform, Other Market Concerns at Annual Federal Conference in D.C.
March 15, 2011 Industry Prepares for Amplified RESPA Enforcement Climate
March 15, 2011 ALTA’s Underwriters Section Meeting Update
March 15, 2011 ALTA’s Abstracters and Agents Section Meeting Update
March 10, 2011 Virus Attack Amplifies Need for Title Companies to Safeguard Private Information
March 10, 2011 ALTA TIPAC Contributors [PDF]
March 10, 2011 ALTA Member Honored With Top 40 Under 40 Distinction
March 8, 2011 Fed Issues Policies Regarding Escrow Accounts
March 8, 2011 New FTC Rules Require Short Sale Disclosures
March 8, 2011 S.D. Governor Signs Legislation Banning Private Transfer Fees
March 3, 2011 Utilize Exclusive ALTA Member Tools to Provide Education about the Title Industry
March 3, 2011 Texas Bill Would Ban Private Transfer Fees by Closing Loopholes in Current Law
March 3, 2011 Defalcation Hampers 2010 Financial Results for Regional Underwriter
March 1, 2011 TIPAC Sets Record in 2010; Sets Higher Goals for 2011
March 1, 2011 Virginia Bill Impacts Signing of Electronic Notaries
March 1, 2011 Details of Proposed N.Y. Department of Financial Regulation Emerge
February 24, 2011 First American Title Segment Reports Strongest Quarter Since 2006
February 24, 2011 HUD Clarifies Guidance for Refinances
February 24, 2011 ALTA Board Approves Endorsement Adoptions and Revisions; Decertifies Several Policy Forms
February 22, 2011 Reminder: New ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards Go Into Effect Feb. 23
February 22, 2011 Five More States Introduce Legislation to Ban Private Transfer Fees
February 22, 2011 Missouri Supreme Court Rejects Industry Plea to Hear Case Impacting Cost to Access Records
February 22, 2011 New Insurance Regulators Named in Connecticut, South Carolina and D.C.
February 17, 2011 FDIC Provides Guidance on Coverage for IOTA Accounts
February 17, 2011 Efficiency Improvements Push Stewart to 2010 Profit
February 17, 2011 Investors Title Reports Improved Financial Results in 2010
February 15, 2011 FHA Increases Mortgages Fees
February 15, 2011 Two Connecticut Bills Target Refinance Title Premiums
February 15, 2011 Oklahoma Title Industry Helps to Resolve PACE Lien Priority Problem
February 10, 2011 VA Revises Loan Modification Procedures
February 10, 2011 Proposed House Bill Threatens National Flood Insurance Program
February 10, 2011 Welcome the Latest ALTA Members
February 10, 2011 Licenses Suspended for 12 Maryland Title Agencies after Underwriter Finds $1M Shortage
February 8, 2011 Growing Your Business: Target the Right Customers
February 8, 2011 Seven Trends That Will Drive the Future of Housing
February 3, 2011 Texas Bill Could Impact Cost to Access Public Records
February 3, 2011 ALTA Advocacy Effort Clears Hurdle as FHFA Proposes to Ban PTFs
February 3, 2011 Bill to Ban Private Transfer Fees Introduced in Pennsylvania
February 3, 2011 Arizona Court Rules on Property Rights Dispute
February 1, 2011 Fidelity Posts Strong Q4 Results
February 1, 2011 Nebraska Bill Would Impact Easements
February 1, 2011 New Rule in New Mexico Allows Underwriters to File Rates Lower Than Promulgated Rate
January 27, 2011 Florida Title Agency Owner Dies in Federal Custody after Two Years on the Lam
January 27, 2011 Colorado, Nebraska Contending With Bills That Could Impact Access to Records
January 27, 2011 Old Republic Reports 2011 Earnings
January 27, 2011 N.D. Moves Closer to Banning Private Transfer Fees
January 25, 2011 ALTA Asks FDIC to Confirm IOTA Accounts Receive Unlimited Deposit Coverage
January 25, 2011 Bills to Ban Private Transfer Fees Introduced in Four More States
January 25, 2011 Title Company Owner, Two Employees Indicted in $4M Fraud Scheme
January 20, 2011 Responding to Negative Defalcation Media Reports
January 20, 2011 ALTA Urges Inclusion of Owner’s and Loan Policies in Definition of QRM Exemption
January 20, 2011 Freddie Mac Releases Updated Seller/Servicer Guide
January 20, 2011 Title Companies Still Face New 1099 Reporting Requirements in 2012
January 18, 2011 The Docket: Ibanez Ruling Spells Out Proper Foreclosure Procedure
January 18, 2011 Bills to Ban Private Transfer Fees Introduced in Nebraska, Wyoming
January 18, 2011 Title Industry Helps Restore Lost Records in New Orleans
January 13, 2011 ALTA Warns Limited Definition of ‘Qualified Residential Mortgage’ Would Hinder Market Recovery
January 13, 2011 Industry Likely to See Increase of Qualified Mortgages
January 13, 2011 A Message From Our President: ALTA the Voice of Reason Amid Swirling Confusion
January 6, 2011 Title Companies Absorbing Questionable Fees for Payoff Requests
January 6, 2011 FHA to Require Flood Zone Determination on All Mortgages Beginning March 1
January 6, 2011 Two New England States Enact Emergency Amendments to Foreclosure Rules
January 4, 2011 Lenders Asking Title Agents to Sign Red Flags Rule Agreements
January 4, 2011 Unlimited FDIC Insurance Extended for IOLTA Accounts
January 4, 2011 Ginnie Mae Issues HMBS Certification Requirements for HECM Life Estates


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