For Immediate Release

American Land Title Association Announces SMS TrustLink as an Elite Provider

Washington, DC, May 14, 2015 — The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has announced that SMS TrustLink has been named an Elite Provider. SMS TrustLink joins 10 other companies as ALTA Elite Providers. 

ALTA’s Elite Provider Program is comprised of premier service providers committed to offering comprehensive benefits to the title insurance and settlement services industry. Elite Providers promote the highest industry standards and provide effective solutions for ALTA members’ critical needs.

“I am happy to announce that SMS TrustLink has joined our ALTA Elite Provider program,” said Michelle Korsmo, ALTA’s chief executive officer. “We are constantly working to provide our members with the resources to find businesses with a proven track record of trusted products and services. The Elite Provider program connects ALTA members with technology and service providers across the land title insurance industry.”

SMS TrustLink conducts daily three-way escrow account reconciliation and provides daily status reports for all escrow accounts. SMS TrustLink's Unclaimed Property service can properly manage the escheat process for all escrow balances and uncashed checks. SMS TrustLink offers nationwide coverage and complete segregation of data and duties. SMS TrustLink provides a complete banking department to verify accounts are setup as escrow trust accounts and maintained in Federally Insured Financial Institutions. Additionally, SMS TrustLink prepares daily Positive Pay files and uploads to the bank.

As an ALTA Elite Provider, SMS TrustLink offers ALTA members a 50 percent set-up fee discount worth $250.

“We are pleased to be a part of this important program and our customers will benefit from the combined knowledge and best practice expertise of TrustLink and ALTA,” said Pam Sember, SMS TrustLink business development manager.

For more information about the program or to apply, please visit ALTA’s Elite Provider website.

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The American Land Title Association, founded in 1907, is the national trade association representing nearly 5,400 title insurance companies, title and settlement agents, independent abstracters, title searchers, and real estate attorneys. With offices throughout the United States, ALTA members conduct title searches, examinations, closings, and issue title insurance that protects real property owners and mortgage lenders against losses from defects in titles.

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Contact: Jeremy Yohe
Office: 202-261-2938
Email: jyohe@alta.org

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