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2007
December 28, 2007 Sales of New Homes in U.S. Fell to 12-Year Low
Bloomberg | Dec 28 2007
December 28, 2007 How They Got Housing Wrong
CNNMoney | Dec 26 2007
December 28, 2007 Housing Bailout Designed to Avoid Lawsuits but Won't
Reuters | Dec 26, 2007
December 28, 2007 Study: Selling Price May Indicate Foreclosure Rise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette| Dec 28 2007
December 27, 2007 Home prices see record drops in October
USA TODAY | Dec 26 2007
December 27, 2007 This Is the Sound of a Bubble Bursting
New York Times | Dec 23 2007
December 27, 2007 President Signs Omnibus Spending Bill; Increases FHA MF Loan Limits
December 27, 2007 President Signs Terrorism Insurance Extension
December 26, 2007 SEC Probes WaMu
The Street.com | Dec 21 2007
December 25, 2007 Title Agents Executive Conference Just Weeks Away -- Hotel Cut Off: January 2
December 20, 2007 Rating Subprime Investment Grade Made `Joke' of Credit Experts
Bloomberg | Dec 20 2007
December 19, 2007 LandAmerica Promotes B. Shannon Cobb to Group Senior Vice President - Production Resources
December 19, 2007 Fed Shrugged as Subprime Crisis Spread
New York Times | Dec 19 2007
December 19, 2007 President Expected to Sign Terrorism Insurance Bills
December 19, 2007 Federal Reserve Board of Governors Releases Subprime Lending Rule
December 18, 2007 Thanks to Our Survey Participants
December 18, 2007 Terrorism Insurance Extension Passed
December 18, 2007 U.S. Housing Starts Drop, Permits Reach 14-Year Low
Bloomberg | Dec 18 2007
December 18, 2007 Fed to Unveil Home Mortgage Plan
USA Today | Dec 18 2007
December 17, 2007 Skywire Software Relocates Worldwide Corporate Headquarters Within Hall Office Park
December 17, 2007 Investors Own About One-Fifth of Bay Area Homes in Foreclosure
San Francisco Chronicle, | Dec 16 2007
December 17, 2007 Fed Taking on Abusive Lending Practices
USA Today | Dec 16 2007
December 17, 2007 Large California Title Company Closes its Doors - Alliance Title Grew Rapidly During the Boom
December 14, 2007 The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
December 13, 2007 ALTA® Names Kurt Pfotenhauer as CEO [PDF]
December 13, 2007 House Approves Measure on Terrorism Risk Insurance Act
December 13, 2007 Subprime Hotline has 45,000 Calls in Three Days
Reuters | Dec 13 2007
December 13, 2007 House Panel Approves Bankruptcy Bill
Forbes | Dec 13 2007
December 13, 2007 White House Repeats Threat to Veto House Terrorism Insurance Bill
Insurance Journal | Dec 12 2007
December 13, 2007 Many homeowners with ARMs stand to gain
USAToday | Dec 12 2007
December 13, 2007 New and Revised Policy, Endorsement, and Other Forms Adopted
December 13, 2007 Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Forms Requirements
December 13, 2007 Give the Gift of Knowledge - LTI Telephone Seminar December 18, 2007
December 12, 2007 Conn.: Real-estate suit settled
The Boston Globe | December 10, 2007
December 12, 2007 House ponders mortgage bankruptcy bill
CNN Money | Dec 12 2007
December 12, 2007 Dodd to Introduce Lending Reforms
Yahoo Business (AP) | Dec 12 2007
December 12, 2007 Court rulings could slow down rate of foreclosures
Lancaster Eagle Gazette | Dec 10 2007
December 11, 2007 eMortages Offer Speed, Safety and Savings
Credit Unions | Dec 11 2007
December 11, 2007 Fannie Mae Plan to Raise Housing Finance Costs Highlights Need for Congressional Action
RISMEDIA, | Dec. 11, 2007
December 11, 2007 Americans split on mortgage bailout
CNN Money | Dec 11 2007
December 11, 2007 Lawsuit against title company won’t be a class action
Kansas City Star | Dec 11 2007
December 10, 2007 Court rulings could slow down rate of foreclosures
Lancaster Eagle Gazette | Dec 10 2007
December 10, 2007 Mortgage lender Freddie Mac adjusts its measures for repurchasing loans to better reflect credit losses.
CNN Money | Dec 10 2007
December 10, 2007 Legal tangles surround hidden cemetery
The Kansas City Star | Dec 10 2007
December 10, 2007 Subprime freeze plan: Who's left out
CNN Money | Dec 9 2007
December 10, 2007 States' investment strategy scrutinized
USA Today | Dec 8 2007
December 8, 2007 Mortgage plan: How does it work? Who does it help?
USA TODAY | Dec 8 2007
December 6, 2007 Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Loan Modifications and Foreclosure Prevention
December 6, 2007 Fannie Warns Investors on 2008 Losses
Washington Examiner | Dec 05 2007
December 6, 2007 Old Republic International Corporation Declares Cash Dividend on Common Stock
December 6, 2007 New York subpoenas Wall St on mortgages
Reuters | Dec 5, 2007
December 6, 2007 ALTA® Dues Notices in Mail
December 6, 2007 Comment on Uniform Closing Instruction Proposal Today
December 5, 2007 RamQuest Announces Interface with Survey Vendor Management
December 5, 2007 Slower, Eteady Economic Growth Outlook Predicted
Dec 5, 2007 | The Washington DC Examiner
December 5, 2007 New Report Reveals Future Exposure to Coastal Flood in Key Cities
Insurance Journal | Dec 4, 2007
December 5, 2007 O.C. lenders in subprime market disappearing The Orange County Register
Orange County Register | Dec 5 2007
December 5, 2007 LandAmerica Achieves Microsoft Certified Partner Designation
December 5, 2007 First American Title Names Two New Division Presidents
December 4, 2007 Despite Rollercoaster, Factors Exist for Housing Turnaround
Richmond Times-Dispatch | Nov 24 2007
December 4, 2007 First Canadian Title Unveils Lender-Lawyer Connect Mortgage Platform —Dynamic
December 4, 2007 Mortgage execs paint bleak housing picture
Seattle Time | Dec 04 2007
December 4, 2007 Closing Market Adds DRN Title Search Products and Services
December 4, 2007 eDominate Announces Paperless Loan Origination System
December 4, 2007 Government, industry craft plan to slow foreclosures
USA Today | Dec 03 2007
December 4, 2007 FBI Report: 2006 Mortgage Fraud Report
December 4, 2007 Secretary Paulson Speaks at National Housing Forum
December 4, 2007 LTI Offers Two Telephone Seminars in December
December 3, 2007 Dodd Announces New Bankruptcy Reform Legislation
December 3, 2007 Mortgage Industry Hashes Out Rate-Freeze Plan
Reuters | Dec 01 2007
December 3, 2007 Rate Freeze Plan for ARMs Gains Traction
CNN Money | Nov 30 2007
December 3, 2007 LandAmerica to Cover Title Risks in Russia
December 3, 2007 Sen. Dodd Seeks Federal Intervention to Prevent Foreclosures
December 3, 2007 Snow Blankets Much of the Midwest -- Time to Start Thinking Hawaii in 2008
December 1, 2007 Feds Try to Cushion Home-Loan Resets
The Clarion Ledger - Nov 30 2007
December 1, 2007 Old Republic International and Units' Outlook Cut to Negative
Sharewatch | Nov 30 2007
November 30, 2007 Mortgage Crisis Hits Home for Troops, Vets
Army Time | Nov 30, 2007
November 29, 2007 October Foreclosure Filings Surge
CNN Money | Nov 29 2007
November 29, 2007 Texas Publishes Rules on Personal Property Title Insurance
November 28, 2007 Foreclosure Crisis Going to Get Worse Before it Gets Better
Chicago Daily Herald | Nov 28 2007
November 28, 2007 Report: Foreclosure Crisis Could Cost LA $8.3B In 2008
KNBC (NBC4 Los Angeles) | Nov 28 2007
November 28, 2007 Fraud Deepens Michigan Housing Crisis
The Detroit News| Nov 28 2007
November 27, 2007 The First American Corporation Announces Expanded Diversity Initiative and Three Related Appointments
November 27, 2007 Recordings & Handouts from ALTA® Annual Convention Now Available
November 27, 2007 2008 Conforming Loan Limit $417,000
November 27, 2007 Deadline for Tech Forum Call for Presentations December 1
November 27, 2007 Mortgage Crisis Expected to Cost Bay Area $5.4 Billion Next Year
San Francisco Chronicle | Nov 27 2007
November 27, 2007 Mortgage Fraud Hits the Courts
Voice of San Diego | Nov 27 2007
November 27, 2007 Bill Requires Outsourcing Notice
November 27, 2007 Controlling Technology Spending is Top IT Priority for Small Business
November 27, 2007 Landamerica Names John P. Barnes Group Vice President – Residential Services
November 26, 2007 Stewart Title & Trust Acquires Safford Title Agency
November 26, 2007 Builders Put Heat on Buyers with Cold Feet
The Oregonian | Nov 26 2007
November 26, 2007 Realty Lawyer Knows Rocky Point Controversy
The Arizona Republic | Nov. 26, 2007
November 26, 2007 Freddie Mac Sued Over Mortgage Problems
Reuters | Nov 21 2007
November 25, 2007 More Trouble in Sight
The Pioneer Press | Nov 25 2007
November 24, 2007 PRC Wants Legislature to Consider Title Insurance
KOB-TV Albuquerque - Nov 24 2007
November 21, 2007 Thrifts' Quarterly Profits Tumble in Housing Downturn
Chicago Tribune | Nov 21 2007
November 21, 2007 Housing Starts up But Trend Still Lower
Reuters | Nov 21 2007
November 20, 2007 Housing Permits Drop to 14-year Low
CNNMoney | Nov 20 2007
November 20, 2007 Grim Picture Painted by Fed
Mohave Daily News (AP) | Nov 20 2007
November 20, 2007 MBA, ALTA® and AEA Develop Standardized Instructions for Mortgage Transactions
November 19, 2007 Larger Agents to Meet in January
November 19, 2007 House Passes Historic Mortgage Reform Legislation
November 19, 2007 Cloud Over Office Manager Causes Title Company's License Suspension
Courier Journal (IN) | Nov 19 2007
November 19, 2007 Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Announces Executive Promotions
November 19, 2007 Stewart Information Services Corporation Declares Annual Cash Dividend
November 18, 2007 Foreclosures Quietly Blighting Neighborhoods
Asbury Park Press | Nov 18 2007
November 16, 2007 Senate Approves Terrorism Backstop Extension
Insurance News | Nov 16 2007
November 15, 2007 Stewart Title Announces Green Title Insurance Initiative
November 15, 2007 Report: Carriers Must Adopt E-Commerce or Else
November 15, 2007 Stockton, Detroit, Riverside-San Bernardino Post Top Metro Foreclosure Rates In Q3
RealtyTrac | Nov 14 2007
November 15, 2007 Foreclosures Hit a Snag for Lenders
New York Times | Nov 15 2007 (Registration Required)
November 14, 2007 Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions Unveils Cyberhomes
November 14, 2007 B of A Will Take $3 Billion Writedown
The Ledger (NC) | Nov 14 2007
November 14, 2007 Billions May Be Lost: Subprime spillover hurting homes
Charlotte Observer | Nov 14 2007
November 14, 2007 Mortgage Mistakes: The government-knows-best-approach is misguided at best.
National Review | Nov 14 2007
November 13, 2007 PropertyInfo Corporation, a Stewart Company, Announces SureClose Personal Edition
November 13, 2007 Subprime losses may top $400 bil
Investors Business Faily | Nov 12 2007
November 13, 2007 Investors Title Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
November 13, 2007 North Carolina Land Title Association Adopts Principles of Fair Conduct
November 12, 2007 Deadline Extended to Comment on ALTA®'s Federal Conference
November 12, 2007 Old Republic Buys Competitor Stakes
November 12, 2007 Stewart Title Guaranty Names Carraux as Vice President
November 12, 2007 Bankruptcy Law Backfires as Foreclosures Offset Gains
Bloomberg | Nov 12 2007
November 12, 2007 Why WaMu Got Walloped
Business Week | Nov 12 2007
November 9, 2007 First American CoreLogic Named to FinTech List of Top 100 Financial Technology Providers
November 9, 2007 Probe Widens on Inflated Home Appraisals
Wall Street Journal | Nov 08 2007 (Subscription Required)
November 9, 2007 House Approves Creation of a Federal Disaster Insurance Program
New York Times | Nov 09 2007 (registration required)
November 9, 2007 SoftPro Named Finalist for 2007 NCTA 21 Awards
November 9, 2007 House Committee Passes the Escrow, Appraisal and Mortgage Servicing Improvement Act
November 8, 2007 Mortgage Reform Bill Approved by Financial Services Committee
November 8, 2007 Title Agency Settles with Home Buyers
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Nov 07 2007
November 8, 2007 Cuomo Probe Shakes Wall Street
Business Week | Nov 07 2007
November 8, 2007 Tuesday’s Election Wrap-Up
November 7, 2007 Investors Title Profit Swells on Investments, Premiums
Triangle Business Journal | Nov 07 2007
November 7, 2007 House Financial Service Committee Approves Comprehensive Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Legislation
November 6, 2007 Voters Head to the Polls Today in 2008 Election Preview
November 6, 2007 Investors Title Company Announces Third Quarter 2007 Results
November 6, 2007 LandAmerica Names Carol A. Mastrofini Senior Vice President Northwest Commercial Services
November 6, 2007 Title Company Staffs Shrink to Pre-Boom Levels
Idaho Business Review | Nov 06 2007
November 6, 2007 American Land Lease Announces Third Quarter 2007 Results
November 5, 2007 Mortgage Insurers Staggering
TheStreet.com | Nov 01 2007
November 5, 2007 HR 3915 Addresses Many Aspects of Predatory and Other Mortgage Lending
MortgageNews Daily.com | Nov 05 2007
November 5, 2007 First e-Recording in Northeast Pennsylvania Accepted by Luzerne County, Pa.
November 5, 2007 Gala Photos, Habitat Photos, Educational Session Photos All Available
November 2, 2007 Lawyer disbarred, two others are disciplined
St Petersburg Times | Nov 21 2007
November 2, 2007 Title Company Accused of Inflating Appraisals
The Realtor | Nov 02 2007
November 2, 2007 Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on the Administration’s Progress in Preventing Mortgage Foreclosures
November 1, 2007 ALTA® Board Conditionally Approves Eight New and Revised Forms; Seeks Comments
November 1, 2007 The First American Corp. Announces Financial Results for the 3Q of 2007 - Reports Earnings Per Diluted Share of 49 Cents
November 1, 2007 Barney Frank Cast Doubt on Federal Regulation of Insurance
November 1, 2007 House Financial Services Subcommittee Holds Second Insurance Regulation Hearing
November 1, 2007 Stewart Title & Trust of Phoenix Inc. Acquires Safford Title Agency in Safford, Arizona
November 1, 2007 U.S. Home Foreclosures Doubled in the Third Quarter
Bloomberg | Nov 01 2007
October 31, 2007 FEMA Issues Interim Rule Regarding Flood Mitigation Grants and Hazard Mitigation Planning [PDF]
October 31, 2007 FEMA Adopts Final Rule Regarding Flood Mitigation Assistance [PDF]
October 31, 2007 Home Prices Continue to Fall
Wall Street Journal | Oct 31 2007 (Subscription Required)
October 30, 2007 Fed Officials: Housing Slump to Drag On
Associated Press | Oct 30 2007
October 30, 2007 Stewart Title Supports Southern California Fire Victims
October 30, 2007 Pulte, Other Builders Settle Kickback Claims
Bloomberg | October 30, 2007
October 29, 2007 Ohio Land Title Association Added to List of State Associations Adopting the Principles of Fair Conduct
October 29, 2007 First American Title Insurance Company Offers Assistance to Homeowner Fire Victims in Southern California
October 29, 2007 Mortgage Industry Pushes for e-Mortgages Despite Drawbacks
Plainfield Sun | Oct 29 2007
October 29, 2007 Mortgage Foreclosures Skyrocket In Connecticut
The Day (CT) | Oct 29 2007
October 29, 2007 Lender Support Systems, Inc. Releases eZPrelim™
October 29, 2007 Want More Fulfillment at Work? ALTA® Has a Telephone Seminar to Help
October 26, 2007 Report: 2 Million Homes to Foreclose
Chicago | Tribune | Oct 26 2007
October 26, 2007 Bank to End Loans to Mortgage Brokers
By Bloomberg News | October 26, 2007
October 25, 2007 Fidelity cuts another 1,700 jobs
The Times-Union | Oct 25 2007
October 25, 2007 Countrywide joins foe to help borrowers
CNNMoney.com | Oct 25 2007
October 25, 2007 Reports Suggest Broader Losses From Mortgages
New York Times | Oct 25 2007
October 25, 2007 Stewart Information Posts 3Q Loss
October 25, 2007 Fidelity spins off third company
The Times-Union (FL) | Oct 25 2007
October 25, 2007 Old Republic 3Q Earnings Fall 75 Percent
October 24, 2007 ALTA® Board and Other Companies Adopt Principles of Fair Conduct
October 24, 2007 Merrill 3Q Hit Hard by Mortgage Crisis
KTVB-TV | Oct 24 2007
October 24, 2007 As foreclosures surge, mortgage lenders pressured to offer borrowers relief
FindLaw/AP |Oct 24 2007
October 24, 2007 PA Insurance Department Urges Home Buyers to Become Familiar With Title Insurance
October 24, 2007 Photos Available from ALTA® Annual Convention in Chicago
October 24, 2007 MBA White Paper Examines Legal Underpinnings Of E-Mortgages In The Warehouse Lending
October 24, 2007 First Advantage Sells Shares of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.
October 24, 2007 Old Republic International Corp. No new direction from an institution said to live in the past
Chicago Business | Oct 24 2007
October 24, 2007 TSS Software Corporation is Pleased with the Addition of Faith Burns
October 24, 2007 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2007 EPS of $0.03
October 24, 2007 House Comm Examines Legislative Proposals on Reforming Mortgage Practices
October 23, 2007 Countrywide launches program to refinance or modify adjustable-rate mortgages
Associated Press | Oct 23 2007
October 23, 2007 Lawmakers to weigh mortgage reform
Scripps Newspaper Group, LA Times | Oct 23 2007
October 23, 2007 iDatix Corporation Aims At Providing Paperless Mortgage Operations
October 23, 2007 Mortgage Builder improves compliance, fraud processes with new interfaces
Real Estate Technology News | Oct 22 2007
October 22, 2007 Comprehensive Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Legislation Introduced in the House
October 22, 2007 No Change In 2008 Conforming Loan Limit - Additional Comments Sought on a Revised Loan Limit Guidance
October 22, 2007 Fannie Mae Updates Condo, Coop and PUD Project Review Process
October 22, 2007 SEC Distributes $356M to Fannie Mae Victims
WebCPA | Oct. 22, 2007
October 22, 2007 Crisis was "Accident Waiting to Happen": Greenspan
Reuters | Oct 22 2007
October 22, 2007 Tough Times for Housing
Detroit News | Oct 21 2007
October 22, 2007 Four State Associations Adopt Principles of Fair Conduct
October 19, 2007 Correction Expected in Real Estate Market
WebCPA | Oct 19, 2007
October 19, 2007 SEC Distributes $356 Million to Defrauded Fannie Mae Investors
October 19, 2007 New Title Company, Ariston, Brings The Best To Mortgage Professionals
October 18, 2007 Late Breaking News! Indiana Land Title Association Adopts Consumer Initiative
October 18, 2007 ALTA® Hires Director of Conventions & Meetings
October 18, 2007 Housing's Foundations Crumble Still More
Forbes | Oct 18 2007
October 18, 2007 Senate Banking Committee Reports Flood and Terrorism Insurance Legislation
October 18, 2007 Mark Winter Promoted to Stewart Executive Vice President of Public Policy
October 18, 2007 Still Time to Register for: Are You About to Make a Bad Hire? Telephone Seminar
October 16, 2007 Senate Banking Committee to Mark-Up Terrorism Risk Insurance
October 16, 2007 Court Rules Sale of Land in Lawsuit Void
Post Star (NY) | Oct 15 2007
October 16, 2007 Mortgage Executives Say U.S. Housing Price Decline Expected to Stretch into at Least 2009
International Herald Tribune | October 16, 2007
October 16, 2007 eLynx Introduces expedite ™
October 16, 2007 Michigan Agents Launch Nationwide Title Insurance Referral Network
October 16, 2007 Centennial Convention a Success
October 16, 2007 ALTA® Web Site To Receive Electronic Commerce Upgrade on Wednesday, October 17th
October 15, 2007 Stewart Expands eMortgage Offering with Electronic Disclosure Solution
October 15, 2007 Nomura to Exit U.S. Mortgage Business; Post Big Loss
Reuters | Oct 15 2007
October 15, 2007 Housing Slump Hits Quicken
The Detroit News | Oct 15 2007
October 15, 2007 HUD's "RESPA Police" Target Realty Brokers
Realty Times | Oct 14 2007
October 12, 2007 Bush to Nominate Murin as Ginnie Mae President
Reuters | Oct 12 2007
October 12, 2007 Live from ALTA®'s Annual Convention
October 11, 2007 ALTA® Centennial Convention Kicks Off with Style
October 11, 2007 Mortgage Industry Miseries Mount
The Orange County Register | Oct 11 2007
October 11, 2007 Stewart Title Ltd. Extends Title Insurance To Cover Entire European Union
October 11, 2007 TSS Software Corporation Announces TitleExpress Financing Now Available
October 10, 2007 Old Republic Standing Solid
Chicago Sun Times | Oct 9 2007
October 10, 2007 S&P says underestimated extent of mortgage fraud
Reuters | Oct 9 2007
October 10, 2007 California Land Title Association Launches 'TitleWizard' Website
October 10, 2007 Mortgage servicers aim to head off foreclosures
MarketWatch | Oct 10 2007
October 10, 2007 TSS Software Corporation Welcomes Tad Buck as VP of Sales and Marketing
October 9, 2007 ALTA®'s Centennial Convention Begins Wednesday
October 9, 2007 The Foster Firm, LLC, Grows Title Business, Despite Slowing Market Conditions, By Using eTitleAxis
October 9, 2007 Calyx Software Updates WebCaster Web Site Service
October 9, 2007 eOriginal Publishes White Paper on "Advanced Electronic Vaulting Solutions"
October 9, 2007 $3 Million Verdict Reinstated for Real Estate Brokerage That Sued Its Lawyer, Insurer
The Legal Intelligencer | October 9, 2007
October 9, 2007 Cutting Paperwork: E-Closings Need Just One SignatureSave Time, Money; Easy to Correct
Oct. 8, 2007 | KABC-TV
October 9, 2007 Old Republic standing solid
Chicago Sun Times | Oct 9 2007
October 9, 2007 Web To Aid Title Insurer Quest
Sacremento Bee | Oct 09 2007
October 8, 2007 Subprime mortgage slipping into default at rapid pace
International Herald Tribune | Oct 08 2007
October 8, 2007 Best Places For Real Estate Deals
Forbes | Oct 08 2007
October 8, 2007 Title insurers face fines -- and a fading market
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) | Oct 08 2007
October 8, 2007 First Line Data Provides Enhancements to Counter-Fraud Review Reports- Helps Lender Combat Misrepresentation and Fraud
October 7, 2007 On the House | Warnings abound on mortgage fraud
The Philadephia Inquirer | Oct 7 2007
October 5, 2007 House Passes Mortgage Tax Bill [PDF]
October 5, 2007 Pending Legislation Could Allow Bankrupts To Discharge Some Mortgage Amounts
October 5, 2007 Attorney: Stipe likely to be indicted by grand jury
Durant Dail Democrat | Oct 5 2007
October 4, 2007 GAO to Study Bulk Sales of Government Information Containing Social Security Numbers
October 4, 2007 House Financial Services Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Insurance Regulation
October 4, 2007 Golfing for a Good Cause -- TIPAC
October 4, 2007 Landowners Sue River Ridge Developers
The Charleston Gazette | Oct 04 2007
October 4, 2007 October 5 is Last Day to Volunteer for ALTA®'s Habitat for Humanity Build
October 3, 2007 FTC To Host Social Security Number Workshop Agency Will Explore Benefits and Costs of Private Sector SSN Use
October 3, 2007 Berks County PA Recorder of Deeds Ellie Antoine Found in Contempt of Court for Continued Failure to Comply With Mandamus Order
October 2, 2007 Peter Kimm to Address International Development Committee
October 2, 2007 With Title-Insurance Firms, it's Home Seller Beware
The Denver Post | Oct 1 2007
October 2, 2007 FEMA Publishes Compendium of Flood Map Changes
October 2, 2007 OFHEO Announces 2nd Qtr 2007 Minimum and Risk-Based Capital Classification For GSEs
October 2, 2007 First American Announces Acquisition of Proxix Solutions
October 2, 2007 America's Most Stable Housing Markets
Forbes | Oct 1 2007
October 1, 2007 House of Representatives Approves Flood Insurance Reform
October 1, 2007 Title Company Finds Success Despite Real Estate Downturn
The Arizona Republic | Sep 30, 2007
September 28, 2007 Fraud Affects Four Out of Five Companies
Acccounting Pro | Sep 27 2007
September 28, 2007 Title insurance execs say bureau doesn't play favorites
The Honolulu Advertiser | Sept 28 2007
September 28, 2007 Analysis: Housing, Credit Whammy a Blow
BuilderOnline/AP | Sep 28 2007
September 27, 2007 Debbie Smith Joins Westcor Land Title Insurance Company Western Operations
September 27, 2007 Washington State Commission on Title Insurance Issues Report
September 27, 2007 ALTA® Honorary Membership to be Awarded to Jack Rattikin, Jr. and James R. Maher
September 27, 2007 Habitat for Humanity Needs Our Donations
September 26, 2007 NorthPointe Communications Adds to Staff
September 25, 2007 Stewart Title Endorses NAHREP ''Code of Trust'' for Title and Escrow Professionals
September 25, 2007 Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Hurricane Disaster Status
September 25, 2007 Mortgage data leaked over file network
USA Today | Sep 22 2007
September 25, 2007 Appraisals coming in higher than sales price
The Morning Call (PA) | Sep 23 2007
September 25, 2007 The battle of the little big thorn: subprimes As house payments balloon, borrowers may face last stand
Rocky Mountain News/Bloomberg News | Sep 22 2007
September 25, 2007 Subprime Lending Crisis May Affect Industry After All
Insurance Journal | Sep 24, 2007
September 25, 2007 Title firm employee now owner
The Detroit News | Sep 25 2007
September 25, 2007 Pre-Registration Deadline for ALTA® Annual Convention is This Friday, September 28
September 25, 2007 Hear What People are Saying About the New Consumer Web Site -- homeclosing101.org
September 24, 2007 RealEstateLatino.com Launches Updated Real Estate Website
September 24, 2007 MERS System to Receive Upgrades -- Service to be Interupted Briefly
September 24, 2007 Subprime Borrowers to Lose Homes at Record Pace as Rates Rise
Bloomberg | Sep 19 2007
September 23, 2007 IRS Reaches Out To Foreclosure Victims With Resource Site
September 21, 2007 FIS Completes Sale of Property Insight
September 21, 2007 ALTA® Hires Two New Staff
September 21, 2007 Play Golf and Help TIPAC at the Same Time
September 21, 2007 Bush Wants to Expand Mortgage Disclosures
Wall Street Journal via Yahoo| Sep 20 2007
September 21, 2007 Lawsuit: Land Title charging too much
Denver Post | Sep 21 2007
September 21, 2007 Calyx Software Integrates AVM Providers Into Point
September 21, 2007 Mortgage insurers aided by regulatory moves
Reuters | Sep 21 2007
September 21, 2007 Insurance group to reimburse clients of Coastal Title Services
Palm Beach News | Sept 21 2007
September 21, 2007 Study: New Homes in Fire-Risk Areas of Sierra Nevada
Insurance Journal | Sep 21 2007
September 21, 2007 OFHEO Provides Flexibility On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Mortgage Portfolios
September 20, 2007 House Committee Holds Hearing on State of Mortgage Industry Problems
September 20, 2007 HUD Announces 2006 Affordable Housing Goals Performance Results For Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac
September 20, 2007 House of Representatives Passes Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act
September 20, 2007 House Passes FHA Reform Legislation
September 20, 2007 Win $500 for Your Claims & Curative Stories
September 19, 2007 NextAce Releases Automated Title Foreclosure Products
September 19, 2007 Insurance agencies face state fines:Spending caps on realty favors at issue
Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Sep 18 2007
September 19, 2007 LandAmerica Shareholder Liquidates Stake
September 18, 2007 Title Industry Launches Major Consumer Initiative
September 18, 2007 Deadline Today to Receive the Early Bird discount for the ALTA® Annual Convention
September 18, 2007 Ahead of the Bell: FHA overhaul
CNN Money | Sept 18, 2007
September 18, 2007 The World According to Alan Greenspan
Newsweek | Sep 24 2007
September 18, 2007 Obama Urges Wall Street to Protect the Middle Class
New York Times | Sep 18 2007(Registration Required)
September 18, 2007 Media Teleconference Materials
September 18, 2007 ALTA® Educates Hill Staffers
September 17, 2007 NNA Publishes eNotary Registry White Paper
September 17, 2007 Westcor Credits Independent Agents for Increased Market Share
September 17, 2007 Housing industry got away from its policies
The Tennesssean | Sep 17 2007
September 17, 2007 Bill to Extend Terror Insurance Faces Bush Veto
New York Times |
September 14, 2007 Fitch CEO: Don't Blame Us
Forbes | Sep 17, 2007
September 13, 2007 Stewart Announces the Merger of Stewart Transaction Solutions and PropertyInfo Corp.
September 13, 2007 WaMu closing 2 mortgage divisions
LA Times / Bloomberg News | Sept 13 2007
September 13, 2007 A Home Loan Trap
New York Times |Sept 13 2007 (Registration Required)
September 13, 2007 Home-Loan Report Portends More Pain
Wall Street Journal | Sept 13 2007 (Subscrpition Required)
September 13, 2007 One Day Registration Available for ALTA® Annual Convention
September 13, 2007 FTC Warns Mortgage Advertisers and Media That Ads May Be Deceptive
September 13, 2007 First American Title’s Southwest/Southcentral Division Names Monica A. Wittrock Vice President, State Manager For Oklahoma
September 13, 2007 Add Your Name to the List of ALTA® Habitat for Humanity Sponsors
September 13, 2007 TSS Addresses Critical Business Continuity Needs
September 13, 2007 Xerox to Acquire Advectis, Inc.
September 12, 2007 MISMO Launches Robust New Web Site
September 12, 2007 Ohio Governors Foreclosure Task Report Issues Final Report
September 11, 2007 Real Estate Pros Probed in Mortgage Fraud
News 10 Sacramento Sept 11 2007
September 11, 2007 Past lending practices getting more scrutiny
San Bernardino County Sun | Sept 11 2007
September 11, 2007 Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies Announces Availability of 2006 HMDA Data
September 11, 2007 Housing Downturn Likely to Last, Expert Says: Subprime Fallout Isn't Likely to Bottom Out Soon, She Says
The Dallas Morning News | Sept 11 2007
September 11, 2007 Mortgage broker licensing requirements on horizon
Newsday | Sept 11 2007
September 11, 2007 Barney Frank Challenges Bernanke Reasoning on GSEs
September 11, 2007 Title Insurers Not Throwing in the Towel
September 10, 2007 End of Boom For Housing Hits Title Firms
Wall Street Journal | Sept 10 2007 (subscription required)
September 10, 2007 ADNET Technologies Acquires Vested Technologies
Hartford Business News | Sept 10 2007
September 10, 2007 LSSI and Stewart Lender Services Form Strategic Alliance
September 10, 2007 A.M. Best Affirms and Downgrades Ratings of First American Title Insurance Group and First American Corporation; Revises Outlook to Negative
September 9, 2007 Underwriter completes Guaranty Title audit
Springfield Business Journal | Sep 7 2007
September 9, 2007 Housing woes hit title insurers: Report
CNN Money | Sept 9 2007
September 6, 2007 ALTA® Breaks Ground on Habitat for Humanity Home
September 6, 2007 Drop in title insurance cost could save New Mexico home buyers $40 million a year
The Albuquerque Tribune | Sept 5, 2007
September 6, 2007 Mortgage Market Woes Takes Toll on Jobs
Realty Time | Sep 05 2007
September 6, 2007 Congress Takes Up Mortgages
Wall Street Journal | Sep 06 2007
September 6, 2007 Sign Up Now to Participate in the ALTA® Habitat for Humanity Project During the Annual Convention
September 6, 2007 ALTA® Creates Speakers Bureau
September 6, 2007 North Carolina Land Title Association Elects New Officers
September 6, 2007 Stewart Title Guaranty Co. Sponsors Study Assisting Native Americans to Improve Homeownership
September 5, 2007 House Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Mortgage Markets
September 5, 2007 Despite Credit Crunch, Construction Spending Grew in July
The New York Sun | Sept 5, 2007
September 5, 2007 RamQuest Named to Inc. 5000’s list of Fastest Growing Companies in America
September 4, 2007 Mortgage crisis hits home - Subprime loans stretch local families to breaking point
Northwest County Journal | Sept 4 2007
September 4, 2007 ALTA® Members Receive Special Price for Telephone Seminars
September 4, 2007 Skywire Software Completes Acquisition of Whitehill Technologies
September 4, 2007 Landamerica Names M. Parker Myers Senior Vice President – Technology Resource
August 31, 2007 Tim Padgett Joins DRN Title Search as Director of Business Development
August 31, 2007 President Bush Remarks on Homeownership Financing
August 31, 2007 Old Republic International Corporation Declares Cash Dividend on Common Stock
August 30, 2007 Mark Winter Promoted to Stewart's Executive Vice President of Public Policy
August 30, 2007 James R. Maher to Retire as EVP of ALTA®
August 30, 2007 Special Announcement from President Gregory Kosin
August 30, 2007 Second Quarter Preliminary Market Share Data Available
August 29, 2007 Mark Winter Promoted to Stewart's Executive Vice President of Public Policy
August 29, 2007 Stewart Pays $1 Million in Settlement of $46 Million Claim of the California Department of Insurance
August 29, 2007 Title firm settles over kickbacks
Contra Costa Times | Aug 29, 2007
August 28, 2007 100th Anniversary Logo Wear on Sale
August 28, 2007 Authors Wanted for Online Closing Course
August 28, 2007 FICS Adds Mortgage Insurance Interface to Loan Producer
August 28, 2007 Stewart Title faces fine of nearly $2 million
The Herald WA | Aug 28 2007
August 28, 2007 Chicago Title Sues David Crisp
KGET News 17 | Aug 28 2007
August 28, 2007 Existing-Home Sales Fall to 5-Year Low
Blomberg News| Aug 28, 2007
August 28, 2007 Tim Padgett Joins DRN Title Search as Director of Business Development
August 28, 2007 ALTA® Nominates 2007-2008 Board of Governors [PDF]
August 27, 2007 Bankruptcy Law Doesn't Jibe With Modern Mortgages
SmartMoney | Aug 26 2007
August 27, 2007 Home price slide goes nationwide
New York Times| Aug 26 2007
August 27, 2007 Yes, Housing Will Get Worse. But How Bad?
US News and World Events | Aug 27, 2007
August 27, 2007 9 Indicted in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
Houston Chronicle | Aug. 22, 2007
August 27, 2007 Mortgage mess fallout: foreclosure rescue scams
CNNMoney.com | Aug 27 2007
August 23, 2007 Coming to Your Mailbox Soon!
August 23, 2007 Help Us Educate Congress, State Regulators
August 23, 2007 Gangs Find New Source of Revenue: Mortgage Fraud
NPR | August 22, 2007
August 23, 2007 Fed Offers Foreclosure Page
August 23, 2007 Hawaii's title insurance practices under fire
Honolulu Advertiser | August 23 2007
August 23, 2007 S&P Lowers Outlook on LandAmerica Financial to Negative From Stable, Affirms Ratings
August 23, 2007 Lawyers Learn From HomeBanc's Demise
Fulton County Daily Report | August 23, 2007
August 23, 2007 Regulators target title-insurance companies
Tallahassee | August 23, 2007
August 23, 2007 The ALTA® Research Committee - Abstracter/Agent Subcommittee Sets Questions for 2007 Survey
August 22, 2007 ALTA® Launches New Consumer Web Site -- www.homeclosing101.org
August 22, 2007 PRIA Releases Microfilm Best Practices White Paper
August 22, 2007 Ratings Recap: Park, Fidelity National, Nationwide Mutual, Universal American
Insurance Journal | August 22 2007
August 21, 2007 Reps. Frank, Miller Call On Senate To Raise GSE Loan Limits
August 21, 2007 Capital One to shut unit, cut 1,900 jobs
USA Today | August 21 2007
August 21, 2007 Home Foreclosures Almost Double in July as Rates Rise (Update1)
Bloomberg | August 21 2007
August 21, 2007 Deadline spurs search for lost highways
Burlington Free Press | August 21, 2007
August 21, 2007 Douglas Sosnik is TIPAC Speaker at ALTA® Annual Convention
August 21, 2007 Insurance commissioner subpoenas Fidelity National Title
Jacksonville Business Journal | August 21, 2007
August 20, 2007 John Christiansen Named President of Land Title Agency of Arizona
August 20, 2007 Mortgage mess creates lending drought
USA Today | August 20 2007
August 20, 2007 Bear Stearns Seems Bearish To Its Employees
Forbes | August 18, 2007
August 20, 2007 Mortgage Fraud Prevention Course Now Available From First American
August 20, 2007 Halpin Appointed President and CEO of Stewart Title of Wisconsin
August 16, 2007 Former Laugh-In Star, Arte Johnson, to Address ALTA® Convention
August 16, 2007 The American Homeowners Grassroots Alliance urges OFHEO to increase the limits on the investment portfolios of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
August 16, 2007 Subprime Problems Spread Into Commercial Loans
New York Times | August 15, 2007
August 16, 2007 Flood plain re-map hit
Sun-Times News Group | August 16, 2007
August 16, 2007 July Home Starts Fall To 10-year Lows
Reuters | August 16 2007
August 15, 2007 How Rating Firms' Calls Fueled Subprime Mess
Wall Street Journal | August 15, 2007
August 14, 2007 Full Annual Convention Program Available Online
August 14, 2007 FBI Warns Of Foreclosure Scams - Inland Foreclosures Soar 200 Percent
The Louisiana Weekly | August 13, 2007
August 14, 2007 Tighter Loan Standards at Many Banks Add to Economic Slowdown Fears
USA Today | August 14, 2007
August 13, 2007 Investors Title Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
August 10, 2007 Risky-mortgage meltdown was predictable, preventable
USA Today | August 10, 2007
August 9, 2007 Second Circuit Issues Decision in Cohen v. JP Morgan Chase & Co. on Section 8 Issue
August 9, 2007 Register Now to Hear Colin Powell
August 9, 2007 Mortgage defaults growing
CNN Money.com | August 9 2007
August 9, 2007 IRS will accept electronic signatures for ’08 filings
Colorado Springs Business Journal | August 7 2007
August 9, 2007 ALTA® Habitat Project Looking for Sponsors
August 9, 2007 Judge refuses to dismiss suit against title insurance firms
Seattle Post Intelligencer | August 9 2007
August 9, 2007 Title firm's gifts, pay to Realtors violates law
The Daily Herald | August 9, 2007
August 9, 2007 Property Records Industry Association Presents Founders Award
August 8, 2007 PRIA Annual Conference Boasts Record Attendance
August 8, 2007 Title insurers go to extremes to get business
Mortgage 101 | August 8 2007
August 8, 2007 Mortgage signing is going electronic
Dallas News | August 6 2007
August 7, 2007 ALTA® Centennial Convention Two Months Away
August 7, 2007 Investors Title Company Announces Second Quarter 2007 Results
August 6, 2007 First American eAppraiseIT Announces Two Executive Appointments
August 6, 2007 Lenders cut back, tighten terms
Chicago Tribune |August 4, 2007
August 3, 2007 FIS selling title unit to sister company
The Times-Union | August 3, 2007
August 2, 2007 LandAmerica Names James M. John Group Senior Vice President - Residential Services
August 2, 2007 Stewart Title Ltd. Opens New Zealand Branch
August 2, 2007 The First American Corporation Reports Financial Results For The Second Quarter Of 2007
August 2, 2007 Financial Services Committee Approves Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension
August 1, 2007 TitleVest Announces Launch of VestInsurance
August 1, 2007 Old Republic National Title Insurance Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary
August 1, 2007 Fitch Affirms Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund
August 1, 2007 Mortgage industry's wild ride ends with new laws
Pioneer Press | July 31, 2007
August 1, 2007 LandAmerica Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results
August 1, 2007 Skywire Software Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Whitehill Technologies
July 31, 2007 Expect More Woes with Prime Home-equity Loans
San Fransico Gate | July 31, 2007
July 31, 2007 Old Republic 2Q Earnings Fall
July 31, 2007 ALTA® Seeks State Legislative/Regulatory Person
July 31, 2007 TSS Software Integration With Data Trace Puts Title Searching in High Gear
July 30, 2007 Stewart Announces Stock Repurchase Plan
July 30, 2007 Survey Digs into Details of International Buyers
Daily Real Estate News | July 30, 2007
July 30, 2007 U.S. Foreclosures Are Up 56 Percent in First Half of 2007
Builder Online | July 30, 2007
July 30, 2007 Let the Blame Begin
Business Week Online | July 30, 2007
July 29, 2007 Tougher Times for Housing...
Jamie Smith Hopkins | Sun Reporter
July 27, 2007 FTC Seeks Comments on the Uses of Social Security Numbers in the Private Sector Goal to Reduce ID Theft
July 27, 2007 States Take Action to Rein in Eminent Domain Abuses
July 27, 2007 Stewart Information 2Q Profit Drops
July 27, 2007 Subprime Could Create Global Crisis, Economist Says
MarketWatch |July 26, 2007
July 26, 2007 Congressman Visits ALTA® Offices During Planning and Finance Meeting
July 26, 2007 News from the Pennsylvania Land Title Association Annual Convention
July 26, 2007 Housing Slump Forces Fidelity to Cut Jobs
The Times-Union | July 26 2007
July 26, 2007 Fitch Ratings Reports Title Insurance's Risk Adjusted Capital Increases Modestly in '06
July 25, 2007 Fannie Mae Releases New Master Form and Short Form Mortgage/Deed of Trust Documents
July 25, 2007 DocuSign Seals the Deal by Having Home Buyers and Sellers 'DocuSign It'
July 25, 2007 Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act Moves Forward to Full Committee
July 25, 2007 Fitch Affirms Old Republic International and Subsidiaries Ratings
July 24, 2007 ALTA® Urges All Title Agent and Underwriter Offices to Prepare for Use of 2006 ALTA® Loan Policy
July 24, 2007 Large Agents Meet in Seattle, Washington
July 24, 2007 Settleware Helps American First Credit Union Sell E-Note Registered With MERS eRegistry to Fannie Mae
July 23, 2007 Title companies fined for gifts to Realtors
Herald Net | July 23 2007
July 23, 2007 RamQuest Software and Ellie Mae Partner to Forge Electronic Links between Title Companies and Brokers
July 21, 2007 Suits filed against Guaranty Title Co. - Businesses allege closed title firm owes large sums.
News-Leader, IL | July 20 2007
July 19, 2007 Exhibiting Space Still Available for Annual Convention!
July 19, 2007 Clear Choice Announces Acquisition of BrokerLogix
July 19, 2007 Title co. Partnerships Continue Under Heat
Michigan Business Review | July 19 2007
July 19, 2007 Suits Filed Against Guaranty Title Co.
News-Leader, IL | July 18 2007
July 19, 2007 Stewart Reaches Settlement with California Commissioner of Insurance in Richmond Title Proceeding
July 18, 2007 Federal and State Agencies Announce Pilot Project to Improve Supervision of Subprime Mortgage Lenders
July 17, 2007 ‘Model Notary Act’ Basis For New Mississippi Regulations
July 17, 2007 HUD Releases Working Papers on GSEs, Funding of Affordable Loan
July 17, 2007 First Rung on Property Ladder Gets Harder to Reach
USA Today | July 17, 2007
July 17, 2007 235 of Your Peers Graduate From Title Courses
July 16, 2007 NAR "Legal Scan" Highlights Agency and RESPA Issues
Realty Times | July 15 2007
July 16, 2007 Missouri Title Insurance Law to Aid Consumers
St. Louis Post-Dsipatch | July 16 2007
July 16, 2007 Hard to Make Title Insurance Sexy
New York Times | July 15, 2007
July 16, 2007 Joint Letter Asking Congress to Encourage OFHEO to Withdraw Proposed Guidance Allowing Them to Decrease Conforming Loan Limit
July 15, 2007 Foreclosures Dip, but that Won't Last
Reuters | July 15, 2007
July 12, 2007 L&D Title Services Selects eTitleAxis
July 12, 2007 2007 Survey of House Closing Costs by State
Bankrate.com | July 12 2007
July 12, 2007 AOL and Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions Partner to Provide Real Estate Listings on AOL
July 12, 2007 Red Flags for a Possible Mortgage Fraud Transaction
Miami Hearld | July 11 2007
July 12, 2007 Myths Spun by Lax Lenders
New York Times | July 10 2007
July 11, 2007 ALTA®'s Larger Agents Convene this Weekend
July 10, 2007 Dorado and First Canadian Title Announce Exclusive Distribution of Dorado's Enterprise Lending System
July 10, 2007 GAO: Identity Theft Cases Limited Compared to Breaches
Insurance Journal | July 9 2007
July 10, 2007 ALTA® Short Form Policy Adopted
July 10, 2007 First American Title’s Sacramento Office Announces New Leadership
July 10, 2007 Ez2Companies and Endzone Title Corp. Enter Into Merger Letter of Intent
July 10, 2007 Housing's New Risks For The Economy - Don't Rule Out A Rate Hike
Business Week | July 9 2007
July 10, 2007 NAR "Legal Scan" Highlights Agency and RESPA Issues
Realty Time | July 9 2007
July 10, 2007 Fidelity National says unit won't be indicted
Reuters | July 6 2007
July 10, 2007 More Companies Use E-Signatures to Cut Costs, Fraud
SmartPro (Wall Street journal) | July 5 2007
July 9, 2007 Fannie Mae To Require New American Land Title Association® (ALTA®) Title Insurance Forms
July 9, 2007 State logged 2 conduct complaints over Guaranty Title
News Tribune | July 9 2007
July 6, 2007 CA Land Title Association Sponsors SB 133
July 5, 2007 Team will handle inquiries from Guaranty Title clients
Springfield News-Leader | July 5 2007
July 3, 2007 Freddie Mac Confirms Effective Date for ALTA® Loan Policy Use
June 28, 2007 Fidelity National Information Systems buys eFunds for $1.8bn
June 28, 2007 Fidelity National Information Systems buys eFunds for $1.8bn
Computer Business | June 28 2007
June 28, 2007 Palmetto Subdivision Homeowners Surprised by Blanket Lien
June 28, 2007 ALTA® Education Committee Plans Future Offerings
June 27, 2007 Bank of America sees interest in no-fee mortgages
Reuters | June 27, 2007
June 26, 2007 Abundant Title Agency Selects eTitleAxis
June 26, 2007 Guaranty Title under investigation - Company's underwriter looking over its books
Ozarks News-Leader | June 26 2007
June 26, 2007 Mortgage Banking Veterans Launch New Firm -- Agire Mortgage Promise Solution-Oriented, Customer-Centric Mortgage Banking Experience
June 26, 2007 Fidelity National Title Group Announces New Program to Curb Mortgage Fraud
June 25, 2007 Economy's pickup could mean Fed holds rates steady
USA TODAY | June 25, 2007
June 22, 2007 Liberty Title launches national referral network
Ann Arbor Business Review | June 21, 2007
June 21, 2007 Deadline Friday, June 22 to Volunteer for an ALTA® Committee
June 21, 2007 ALTA® Technology Committee Sets Tech Forum 2008 Program Agenda
June 21, 2007 Could housing pose risk to economy?
Orange County Register | June 20, 2007
June 21, 2007 Pa. Lawmaker Seeks to Stop Insurers' Use of Credit Scores
Insurance Journal | June 19, 2007
June 21, 2007 OFHEO Releases Conforming Loan Limit Guidance For Comment
June 21, 2007 Old Republic Extends Shareholder Rights Plan
June 20, 2007 Fifth Third implements Fiserv Imagesoft Nautilus for mortgage processing
June 20, 2007 DocuTech and PCLender.com Form Strategic Alliance, Streamline Mortgage Documents Processing
June 20, 2007 Fauth named president and CEO of Stewart Title of Minnesota, and Minnesota state manager for Stewart Title Guaranty Co.
June 20, 2007 Guaranty Title Co. abruptly closes doors, investigation opened
Springfield Business Journal | June 20 2007
June 19, 2007 Kasparnet Adds Indiana as Fourth State in Ever-Expanding Market
June 19, 2007 Changing with the Times: Technology Transforms the Way Homes are Bought and Sold
RISMedia | June 19 2007
June 19, 2007 Web Help for Getting Mortgage the Criminal Way
New York Times | June 16, 2007
June 19, 2007 Subprime storm winds will keep blowing
USA TODAY | June 19 2007
June 19, 2007 Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension Introduced in the House
June 18, 2007 ALTA® Decertifies Prior Loan and Owner’s Policies
June 18, 2007 The Nation's Housing: Borrowers soon won't be able to rent credit histories
Wqashington Post | June 15, 2007
June 18, 2007 Suze Orman: Closing encounters
Post Bulletin | June 16 2007
June 18, 2007 'Subprime' Borrowers Help Set Foreclosure Record
USA TODAY | June 15, 2007
June 18, 2007 Leimbach joins Stewart Title of California - San Diego as new division president
June 18, 2007 The Property Records Industry will host its Annual Conference
June 14, 2007 2006 Mortgage Fraud Report Released
Builders Online | June 13 2007
June 14, 2007 FTC Releases Mortgage Study
June 14, 2007 Rusk Co. Abstract celebrates 100 years
LadySmith News (WI) | June 14 2007
June 14, 2007 A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Fidelity National Financial Group’s Title Companies; Revises Outlook to Stable
June 14, 2007 Mortgage defaults jump 90% in May
Orlando Sentinel (Bloomberg) | June 13, 2007
June 14, 2007 Ohio quickly losing mortgage lenders
The Columbian Dispatch | June 14 2007
June 13, 2007 Big lenders adopt subprime loan changes
Business Week | June 13 2007
June 13, 2007 The First American Corporation Announces Three Senior-Level Appointments
June 12, 2007 Federal rules on mortgage abuse sought for banks
Star Tribune | June 11, 2007
June 12, 2007 Baldacci signs bill to target predatory lending
Seacoast News (AP) | June 12, 2007
June 12, 2007 SoftPro Wins Stevie® Award in 5th Annual American Business Awards
June 12, 2007 Brooks Systems to Participate in Freddie Mac/ABA Alliance
June 12, 2007 Arizona Legislators Approve Bill to Make Mortgage Fraud a Crime
Canadian Busniess | June 11, 2007
June 12, 2007 Jo Etta Bandy Promoted to SVP, Corporate Communications for the First American Corp.
June 11, 2007 Most Resilient U.S. Real Estate Markets
Forbes | June 8 2007
June 11, 2007 The Spring of Home Sellers' Discontent
U.S.News and World Report | June 10 2007
June 11, 2007 MBA's Lender Technologies Corporation Issues RFI to Create National Database for the Prevention of Fraud Against Lenders
June 8, 2007 Washington balks at lending reform
Myrtle Beach Sun News | June 8 2007
June 8, 2007 Stewart Title & Trust Opens New Branch in Kingman, Ariz.
June 7, 2007 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Old Republic Title Insurance Group
June 6, 2007 Sovereign Bank To Offer Maryland Title Insurance Accounts
June 5, 2007 Richard A. Kersenbrock Named Los Angeles County Manager for First American Title Insurance Company
June 4, 2007 First Houston Mortgage Originates Fully Electronic Loans with Encomia eMortgage Solution
June 1, 2007 FDIC sees some progress on modifying subprime loans
Reuters | May 31, 2007
June 1, 2007 Title insurance seen as 'broken'
Saromento Bee | June 1, 2007
June 1, 2007 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Management Changes
May 31, 2007 Statement by Craig Page Executive Vice President, CA Land Title Association
May 31, 2007 CA Commissioner vows to repair problems plaguing Title industry
May 31, 2007 U.S. Economy Grows at 0.6 Percent Annual Rate, Weakest Pace in Four Years
Bloomberg | May 31 2007
May 31, 2007 DuBose Family Opens New Title Insurance Company to Serve Commercial and Residential Customers
May 31, 2007 AmeriPoint Title Austin Is Open for Business
May 30, 2007 Senators Reintroduce Optional Federal Charter Bill--Title Language Exclusion Added
May 30, 2007 Housing slump may rival late '80s
The Boston Globe | May 25, 2007
May 30, 2007 Demotech Announces the Release of the 2007 Edition of the Title Industry's Definitive Resource
May 30, 2007 Enroll in Escrow On Line Course for Only $40
May 30, 2007 Study Highlights Industry's Potential Climate Change Liabilities
Insurance Journal | May 29 2007
May 30, 2007 Two Days To Submit Your Proposal
May 30, 2007 Court Reverses First American Verdict
May 29, 2007 HUD Sues California Hazard Reporting Company And Four Real Estate Brokerages In Kickback Scheme
May 29, 2007 Changes at TSS Software Corporation
May 29, 2007 InWare™ Makes Memories With Realtor Version of InTitle™ Software
May 29, 2007 Internet becomes the new home for closing loans
Tuscaloosa News (N.Y Times News Service)| May 29 2007
May 24, 2007 National Insurance Act Reintroduced in Senate
May 24, 2007 Nevada to Allow Electronic Recording
May 24, 2007 Fidelity Reports Mixed Earnings
The Florida Times-Union | May 24 2007
May 24, 2007 LandAmerica Names Janice E. Carpi SVP- Commercial Services Senior Underwriter / Transaction Counsel
May 23, 2007 New York Subpoenas First American Appraisal Unit
Bloomberg | May 22 2007
May 23, 2007 Stewart Title Guaranty Co. Promotes Gosdin to Chief Underwriting Counsel
May 23, 2007 House Passes GSE Reform Bill
May 22, 2007 LandAmerica Names Pam K. Saylors Group SVP National Title Operations for Commercial Services
May 22, 2007 A.M. Best Requests Public Comment on Draft Rating Methodology: Understanding BCAR for Title Insurance Companies
May 22, 2007 Title Form Revision Needs Your Comments
May 22, 2007 MarketLinx® announces launch of regional training Program for system users
May 21, 2007 Title Insurance Fraud Bill Awaits Missouri Governor Signature
May 21, 2007 One-page form says it all for lenders, borrowers
Sarasota Herald-Tribune | May 21 2007
May 21, 2007 Skywire Software Unveils New Corporate Identity
May 18, 2007 Value in a 131-Year-Old Industry
Morningstar | May 18 2007
May 17, 2007 The White House Designates June as National Homeownership Month
May 17, 2007 Senators Introduce Bill to Eliminate Phantom Tax on Foreclosures
May 17, 2007 Fed Chairman Sees Mortgage Damage as Limited
New York Times | May 18, 2007
May 17, 2007 OLTA Spring Seminar Attendance Experiences 14% Growth
May 17, 2007 TitlePLUS campaign supports lawyer role in “mortgage-only” deals
May 17, 2007 Experts Recommend Home Buyers Purchase Title Insurance
NY1 | May 2 2007
May 17, 2007 Two more enter into title insurance market
The Champaign News-Gazette | May 17, 2007
May 17, 2007 Stewart Title of California Elevates Howarth for New Focus on Commercial and Builder Services
May 17, 2007 Investors Title Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
May 17, 2007 Title searchers warning of fraud Road Home urged to retain safeguards
Times Picayune (LA) |Thursday, May 17, 2007
May 16, 2007 Announcing the Call for Volunteers for ALTA® Committees
May 16, 2007 Senate Passes ‘Home Loan Fairness Act’ Targeting Predatory Lending
Bend Weekly (OR) | May 15 2007
May 16, 2007 Title Alliance, Ltd. Appoints Compliance Officer
May 15, 2007 GAO's Report on the Title and ALTA®'s Response
May 14, 2007 First American Title’s Lenders Advantage Division Names Stephen P. Veltri SVP and CPP Of National Settlement Services
May 14, 2007 B-D-R Title Helps Bring Russian Teen Home
May 11, 2007 Lenders move to stem foreclosures
Christian Science Monitor | May 11 2007
May 11, 2007 FTC and DOJ Issue Report on Competition in the Real Estate Brokerage Industry
May 11, 2007 Bridger Pioneers New Usage of MISMO Standards for Transferring Commercial Mortgage Data
May 10, 2007 International Affiliate Joins ALTA®
May 10, 2007 Landamerica Names Michael D. Beverly Senior Vice President – Associate General Counsel And Corporate Secretary
May 10, 2007 InWare™ Expands Team—Shawn Fox Joins as National Sales Manager
May 9, 2007 Stop Fraud In Just Seven Seconds: Exclusive AllRegs Academy Training & Designation
May 9, 2007 Fidelity National Financial Launches its Multicultural Marketing Program
May 8, 2007 HUD Economist Questions Effectiveness of RESPA
May 8, 2007 Westcor Announces New Western Agency Operations Office
May 8, 2007 Stewart to consolidate customer-service software on PhaseWare platform
May 8, 2007 ALTA® Members Learn Fallout from GAO Study
May 8, 2007 Money Starting to Go to Fannie Mae Investors Under Plan, SEC Says
Accounting Pro (AP)|May 7 2007
May 8, 2007 Commentary: Skipping Road Home title searches is costly mistake
New Orleans CityBusiness | May 7, 2007
May 8, 2007 Photos Available from ALTA®'s Tech Forum
May 7, 2007 Ahead of the Bell: Mortgage reforms
Business Week | May 3 2007
May 7, 2007 First American Title Insurance Company Expands Operations in People's Republic of China
May 7, 2007 Schumer bill would provide funds to help prevent home foreclosures
The Buffalo News | May 7 2007
May 7, 2007 Old Republic feels housing slump
The Chicago Times May 4 2007
May 7, 2007 Escrow officers under scrutiny
The Arizona Republic | May. 6 2007
May 3, 2007 Fidelity National Information Services Acquires Marketing Solutions, Inc.
May 3, 2007 Mortgage Unit Produces Loss for GMAC
New York Times | May 3, 2007 (registration required)
May 3, 2007 Electronic Recording Now Used By 250 Counties
May 3, 2007 PLTA Presents Ronald Froggatt Award to PA Representative Glen Grell
May 2, 2007 Lawyer: Kissel estate cannot pay its debts
Greenwich Times | May 2 2007
May 2, 2007 TSS Software Corporation’s First Quarter Results Signal Strong Market Presence
May 1, 2007 Michael B. Skalka Named President of Stewart Title Guaranty Co.
May 1, 2007 Lenders First Choice Selects webMethods Fabric 7.0
May 1, 2007 Bill targets predatory lending practices
Portland Press Hearld (ME) |May 1 2007
May 1, 2007 States lose in bank squabble with feds
Stateline.org | May 1 2007
May 1, 2007 Title Insurance Debate, Round Two
Realty Times | May 1 2007
May 1, 2007 Ariz. Governor Napolitano Signs Captive Insurance Law
May 1, 2007 Call for Presentations Announced
April 30, 2007 CA Land Title Association Celebrates 100th Anniversary
April 29, 2007 Consumers often gouged when they buy title insurance
San Francisco Gate | April 29 2007
April 27, 2007 Stewart Reports Earnings for First Quarter 2007
April 26, 2007 Consumers still sheltered
USA Today | April 26 2006
April 25, 2007 Quarterly Dividends Announced by LandAmerica and Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
April 25, 2007 Who's minding the mortgages? Various regulators
Sacramento Bee,/McClatchy Newspapers | April 25 2007
April 24, 2007 House Subcommittee Reviews Policy Options for Extending the TRIA
April 24, 2007 PRIA Announces Updates to the eRecording XML Implementation Guide
April 24, 2007 Canyon Title Soars to New Heights with eTitleAxis
April 24, 2007 The President's Identity Theft Task Force Releases Strategic Plan to Combat Identity Theft
April 24, 2007 e-insurance: law, security slows industry’s evolution
Frederick News Post (MD) | April 24, 2007
April 24, 2007 Title searches, insurance are key considerations
Courier News | April 24 2007
April 24, 2007 Yes, title insurance is a must
The Cincinnati Post | April 24 2007
April 23, 2007 Title Alliance, Ltd. to Be Purchased by Bill Cotter and Senior Officers
April 23, 2007 MISMO Joins the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) as 12th Associate Member
April 23, 2007 Supreme Court Finds OCC Has Exclusive Supervisory Authority For National Bank Operating Subsidiaries
April 20, 2007 Bankruptcy Filings Down 70 Percent
WebCPA | April 19, 2007
April 20, 2007 Matthew W. Morris Named President of New Stewart Business Group
April 20, 2007 GAO Report: ALTA® Talking Points Outline (April 2007) [PDF]
April 20, 2007 ALTA® Messages on GAO Report (April 2007) [PDF]
April 20, 2007 Summary of the GAO Report on Title Insurance (April 2007) [PDF]
April 19, 2007 House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FHA Modernization
April 19, 2007 House seeks ways to stop foreclosures
Gannett News Service | April 19 2007
April 19, 2007 House seeks ways to stop foreclosures
Gannett News Service | April 19 2007
April 19, 2007 Fannie, Freddie and WaMu Spearhead Subprime Borrower Help
Seeking Alpha Financial Reporting | April 19 2007
April 18, 2007 US High Court Rules on Bank Mortgage Lending
Reuters | April 18 2007
April 17, 2007 ALTA® Responds to GAO Report Released April 17
April 17, 2007 First American Home Buyers Names Daniel T. Langston Named President and Lawrence F. Hariton Appointed COO
April 17, 2007 Nampa woman sues over title insurance
Idaho Statesman | April 17 2007
April 17, 2007 TSS Software Corporation’s Hosted Solutions: Smart Choice in a Challenging Market
April 17, 2007 ALTA® Welcomes GAO Report (April 2007 Press Release) [PDF]
April 17, 2007 Ruling Limits State Control of Big Banks
New York Times | April 17 2007 (registration required)
April 17, 2007 GAO Report - Title Insurance: Actions Needed to Improve Oversight of the Title Industry and Better Protect Consumers (April 2007)
April 17, 2007 House Committee Examines Possible Responses to Rising Mortgage Foreclosures
April 16, 2007 Hot Topics Help You to Increase Business & Prevent Fraud
April 16, 2007 Federal Agencies Announce Availability of 2006 HMDA Data
April 16, 2007 First American's ParcelPoint(TM) Technology Delivers New Level of Accuracy for Navigation and Location-based Applications
April 16, 2007 LandAmerica Writes Down Customer Relationship Intangible to Reflect Tax and Flood Servicing Loss
April 12, 2007 MISMO Releases Its Recommendations on Credit Report Reissue
April 12, 2007 Minnesota to Continue Aggressively Enforcing Title Violations
April 11, 2007 The eWorld: eMortgages, eVaults, and eRegistries.
April 11, 2007 FHA Program Helps Families Stay In Their Homes
April 11, 2007 Denise Hurst Joins RamQuest Software as Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
April 11, 2007 Stewart Title of Northern New England Relocates Portland Office and Expands Services
April 11, 2007 Regulator: Fannie, Freddie Have More Work to Do
WebCPA | April 11, 2007
April 10, 2007 OFHEO Releases Annual Report to Congress
April 10, 2007 DOD Issues Proposal for Credit to Service Members
April 9, 2007 "Technology for the Small Agent" and "Basic Technologies Make A Difference"
April 9, 2007 New 2007 Swanepoel TRENDS Report Offers Brokers Guidance in an Evolving Market
April 9, 2007 Khan named CIO for Stewart Information Services Corp.
April 6, 2007 LandAmerica Sets High on Analyst Note
April 6, 2007 Shares of Stewart Information Services added 12 cents to $42.82 in afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
April 6, 2007 Stewart Information Unit Promotes Pat Vaden to Co-CEO
April 4, 2007 Transaction Management
April 4, 2007 HUD Approves Evidence of Presentment of Legal Documents for Condominiums in Puerto Rico
April 3, 2007 Virginia Permits Electronic Notarizations (House Bill 2058 )
April 3, 2007 Warning issued on mortgage program
Arizona Central | April 2 2007
April 3, 2007 Valley Title building needs $700K in fixes
The Clarion-Ledger (MS) | April 2 2007
April 3, 2007 Cross-Border Finance: Mortgage Docs Without Borders
Bank Technology News | March 3 2007
April 3, 2007 Lenders First Choice Adds Jeanne Flynn Martin as EVP & General Counsel
April 2, 2007 Whose Nantucket land? Couple, airport do battle
Globe Staff | April 2, 2007
April 2, 2007 Todd Rowe from Microsoft Discusses the Vista OS, Office 2007, and You!
April 2, 2007 Mortgage fraud alleged in 149 transactions - awsuit blames price scheme
The Journal Gazette | April 1 2007
April 1, 2007 FTC Rolls Out a New Identity Theft Website
April 1, 2007 Stewart Transaction Solutions optimizes SureClose® with "Best of Breed" scanning solution
March 31, 2007 SEC Commissioners Endorse Improved Sarbanes-Oxley Implementation To Ease Smaller Company Burdens, Focusing Effort On 'What Truly Matters'
March 31, 2007 Bill would protect borrowers from predatory lending
El Paso Times | Apr 2 2007
March 30, 2007 Financial Services Committee Passes GSE Reform Bill
March 29, 2007 House Financial Services Committee Passes Bill to Give Shareholders a Vote on Executive Pay
March 29, 2007 Model Privacy Notice Pulbished in Federal Register
March 29, 2007 Advectis(R) Announces BlitzDocs(R) Integration with Harland Financial Solutions' Interlinq(R) E3(R)
March 29, 2007 First American Title opens its doors
The Leader-Courier NV | Mar 28, 2007
March 29, 2007 Merrill's Subprime Risk High
New York Post / Bloomberg | Mar 29, 2007
March 29, 2007 New Century off Freddie Mac list
LA Times/Bloomberg News | Mar 29 2007
March 28, 2007 IBM launches new mortgage software division
March 27, 2007 The Apple Story: Entrepreneurs Spark a Revolution
March 27, 2007 Bipartisan Legislation for Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization is Introduced
March 27, 2007 House Subcommittee of Financial Institutions Conducts Hearing on Subprime and Predatory Mortgage Lending
March 27, 2007 Biz bits
The Union | Mar 27 2007
March 27, 2007 Stewart Strengthens eMortgage Platform with Electronic Vault Management System
March 27, 2007 New PDF eSignature Guidelines for Mortgages
March 27, 2007 Ohio to Sell Bonds to Avert Home Foreclosures
Bloomberg/New York Times | Mar 24 2007
March 26, 2007 HUD Publishes Notice of Mortgage and Foreclosure Rights of Servicemembers Under SCRA
March 26, 2007 California Bankers Association and FirstClose™ Introduce Closing Services Through CBAClose
March 26, 2007 Detroit's surreal estate market
Toronto Star | Mar 26 2007
March 26, 2007 First American Launches New Suite of eClosing Services
March 23, 2007 Electronic recording of property transactions gets nearer
The Republican | March 21, 2007
March 22, 2007 Electronic recording of property transactions gets nearer
The Republican (MA) | Mar 21 2007
March 22, 2007 Company celebrates 100 years of service
The Shreveport Times | Mar 21 2007
March 22, 2007 Arizona among top 10 states for mortgage fraud
The Arizona Republic | March 20, 2007
March 22, 2007 SLRAC 2007 Reports - Wyoming [PDF]
March 22, 2007 Marketlinx Recognized As A Top Ten Technology Trendsetter
March 21, 2007 eRecording Live in Action at Tech Forum 2007
March 21, 2007 2007 Federal Conference Highlights
March 21, 2007 Revised predatory lending law near - New rules may apply throughout county
Chicago Tribune | Mar 21 2007
March 19, 2007 Stewart Title Discontinues Business with Richmond Title in California
March 19, 2007 Tech Forum Exhibit Showcase Sold Out!
March 19, 2007 ALTA® Forms Receive Slight Changes
March 19, 2007 FTC Unveils Practical Suggestions for Businesses on Safeguarding Personal Information
March 15, 2007 MPF Announces Title Insurance and Seasoning for Closed Loans Enhancements
March 15, 2007 Fitch Affirms Stewart Title Group; Outlook Stable
March 15, 2007 AmeriTitle named best company
Lebanon Express (OR) | Mar 15 2007
March 15, 2007 Richmond Title Must Cease California Services
CBS Channel 13 (CA) | Mar 14 2007
March 15, 2007 Ameriana Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.04 Per Share
March 15, 2007 House Financial Services Committee Examines Legislative Proposals on GSE Reform (Links to Witnesses and Prepared Testimony)
March 15, 2007 Mortgage Defaults Spread, Snagging More Borrowers
The Wall Street Journal Online | Mar 2 2007 (subscription required)
March 13, 2007 Bipartisan GSE Reform and Oversight Legislation Introduced
March 13, 2007 Foreclosures May Hit 1.5 Million in U.S. Housing Bust
Bloomberg | Mar 12 2007
March 13, 2007 Which mortgage fees are proper?
Reno Gazett-Journal | Mar 10 2007
March 8, 2007 Colin Powell to Address ALTA®
March 8, 2007 Mortgage fraud cases nearly double last 3 years, says FBI
Florida Sun Sentinel | Mar 7 2007
March 8, 2007 PRIA's Progress and Future Plans
March 7, 2007 Florida Court Gives MERS Party-Status in Foreclosure Cases
Default Serving News | Mar 7 2007
March 7, 2007 Fed Chairman Discusses GSE Portfolios, Systemic Risk, and Affordable Housing
March 7, 2007 First American LoanPerformance Announces Major Enhancements to Its RiskModel Analytics Solution
March 7, 2007 Fidelity National Title Launches Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese Websites
March 7, 2007 eNotarization Technology Certified As Secure for Mortgage Loans
March 6, 2007 Investors Title Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
March 6, 2007 House Passes Brownfields Redevelopment Enhancement Act
March 6, 2007 2007 Legislature: Issue of title insurers' liability stalls in House
The New Mexican | March 4, 2007
March 5, 2007 Mortgage Crisis Spirals, and Casualties Mount
New York Times | Mar 5 2007 (registration requqired)
March 5, 2007 Old Republic Title Hires Mark Bilbrey
March 5, 2007 House Subcommittee Conducts Hearing, The Need to Extend the Terriorism Risk Insurance Act
March 5, 2007 Gary Danoff Presented the R.I.S.E. Program at the Large Title Agents Meeting
March 5, 2007 First Advantage CEO gets $4.4 million good-bye deal
March 3, 2007 David M. Gorenberg Of Landamerica Named To Federation Of Exchange Accommodators Board Of Directors
March 2, 2007 Suit claims buyers steered to affiliated title company
The Star Tribune | Mar 2 2007
March 1, 2007 Stewart Title of Wisconsin has acquired Title One of Waupaca
March 1, 2007 Senator Dodd Commends Freddie Mac On Higher Standards For Subprime Mortgage Market
March 1, 2007 LandSource Completes the Addition of a New Strategic Partner
February 28, 2007 Fannie Mae sees little risk from subprime loans
Yahoo New/Reuters | Feb 27 2007
February 27, 2007 Tommy Thompson to Speak at ALTA® Federal Conference
February 27, 2007 Privacy idea becoming a 'nightmare' for counties
San Antonio Express News | Feb 26 2007
February 27, 2007 First American Announces Launch of Electronic Signing Through EverBank
February 27, 2007 Wireless Technology Propels Expansion of European Residential Security Market
February 27, 2007 Executive Title Insurance Services Acquires Hardee County Title and Abstract Co. in Wauchula, Fla.
February 27, 2007 Stewart Transaction Solutions’ emortgage Industry Leader Joins 2007 eMortgage Adoption Task Force
February 27, 2007 US mortgage default fears grow
Financial Times | Feb 27 2007
February 27, 2007 Attorney general's staff to focus on predatory lending
Columbus Plain Dealer | Feb 27, 2007
February 26, 2007 FHA increasingly out of step with U.S. housing markets
Orlando Sun Sentinel | Feb 26 2007
February 26, 2007 Land Title completes company buy
The Denver Business Journal | Feb 26 2007
February 26, 2007 Predatory mortgages labeled 'crisis'
USA TODAY | Feb 26 2007
February 26, 2007 Freddie Mac Releases Latest Bulletin
February 26, 2007 Old Republic Announces Regular 1st Quarter Dividend Of 15 Cents
February 23, 2007 Agency rejects rules to lower title costs
Inside Bay Area | Feb 23 2007
February 22, 2007 California Office of Administrative Law rejects Garamendi Proposed Rate Regulation
February 22, 2007 Home loan demand is lowest this year, despite drop in mortgage rates
USA Today / Reuters | Feb 21 2007
February 22, 2007 Fannie Mae Withholding $44.4M In Bonuses
KIROtv Seattle | Feb 21 2007
February 22, 2007 High-risk lenders take a hit from investors
Financial Times / MSNBC | Feb 22 2007
February 22, 2007 LandAmerica Announces Additional Common Stock Repurchase Program and Quarterly Dividend
February 22, 2007 Top 10 Things FEMA Wants Every Homeowner To Know About Flood Insurance
February 22, 2007 A.M. Best Affirms Rating of Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund Inc
February 22, 2007 LandAmerica Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Results
February 21, 2007 First Title Insurance plc Insures Landmark Building in Warsaw
February 20, 2007 Invitation to Agents and Abstracters from Section Chair
February 20, 2007 CRS Reports on Housing in the 110th Congress
February 20, 2007 Stewart Information 4Q Earnings Higher
February 20, 2007 LandAmerica Opens LandAmerica Commonwealth Title of Central America
February 20, 2007 LandAmerica Opens Central American Escrow And Title Service,
Investors Offshore | Feb 19 2007
February 20, 2007 Title Insurance Battle Heats Up in New Jersey
Realty Times | Feb 20 2007
February 19, 2007 FEMA Map Would Place El Paso Neighborhoods In Flood Zone
The Houston Chronicle | Feb 19, 2007
February 19, 2007 National Notary Association Strikes Gold in Search for Notary Authentication Solution
Real Estate Technology News | Feb 19 2007
February 16, 2007 Stewart Title of Pinellas, Fla., Acquires Title First in St. Petersburg
February 14, 2007 UC Regents approve lawsuit against Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
The California Aggie | Feb 14 2007
February 14, 2007 InWare™ Announces Integration With RamQuest’s Software Solution
February 14, 2007 RecordFusion Implements e-Recording System in Montgomery County, PA
February 13, 2007 Tandy named Division President of United Title of Texas
February 13, 2007 Sluggish Housing Market Hits Nation; Spurs New Web Site for Saving Title Insurance
February 13, 2007 LSSI and ComplianceEase Form Strategic Alliance
Further enhances compliance capabilities for mortgage lenders
February 12, 2007 ChosenSecurity Earns SISAC Accreditation
February 12, 2007 HUD investigators probe kickbacks
Boston Herald, MA - Feb 10, 2007
February 9, 2007 Predatory mortgages labeled 'crisis'; Loans called 'greatest threat' ever to minority wealth
USAToday | Feb 8 2007
February 9, 2007 Groups target predatory lending
The Allentown Morning Call | Feb 8 2007
February 8, 2007 NextAce Gives Title Industry First Automated Resale Capability Through Title EDGE®
February 8, 2007 Predatory Mortgages Labeled 'Crisis'
USA Today | Feb 8 2007
February 8, 2007 Mortgage Refinancing Gets Tougher
Wall Street Journal Feb 8 2007 (Subscription required)
February 8, 2007 Insuring Home Ownership
MSNBC | Feb 7 2007.
February 8, 2007 Program Announced for Small Agents & Abstracters Forum
February 7, 2007 New Title Company Opens In Wichita
Wichita Business Journal | Feb 6 2007
February 7, 2007 Idaho Title Companies, County Clerks, Mortgage Firms Could Go Paperless
Idaho Business Review | Feb 7 2007
February 7, 2007 Market Tough For First-Timers
Pasadena Star News | Feb 6 2007
February 7, 2007 End of US housing slump? Maybe not.
Christian Science Monitor | Feb 7 2007
February 7, 2007 A.M. Best Affirms Rating of Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund Inc
February 7, 2007 Fidelity Reports Mixed Earnings
The Florida Times-Union |Feb 07 2007
February 7, 2007 Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Predatory Lending Practices
February 6, 2007 MGIC to Pay $4.9 Billion in Stock for Radian
SmartMoney.com / DowJones | Feb 6 2007
February 6, 2007 TSS Software Upgrades Its Escrow Account Reconciliation Service
February 6, 2007 MISMO Elects Governance Committee Members and Leadership
February 5, 2007 FDIC Extends Moratorium on ILC Applications
February 5, 2007 Emerging Software Choices Means More Time and Money for Originators
Originator Times | Feb 5 2007
February 5, 2007 WinStar Mortgage Partners Renews with Lender Support Systems
February 5, 2007 GSE Reform: A Priority For 2007 Says James B. Lockhart III Director of OFHEO
February 5, 2007 First Advantage Acquires R E Austin Ltd. - U.K. Purchase Continues International Growth Strategy
February 5, 2007 Stewart Transaction Solutions Strengthens End-to-End Electronic Real Estate Transaction with Majority Investment
February 5, 2007 First American Real Estate Solutions Merges With CoreLogic Systems, Inc.
February 3, 2007 Ohio legislature suing over veto
Toledo Blade | Feb 3 2007
February 2, 2007 State sues 3 mortgage firms
Chicago Sun-Times | Feb 2 2007
February 1, 2007 Upcoming ALTA® Events Offer Something for Everyone
February 1, 2007 MISMO Celebrates Successes and Record Attendance
January 31, 2007 Federal Conference Early Bird Registration Deadline extended to February 16
January 31, 2007 Gallagher Financial Systems, Mavent Inc. Form Strategic Partnership
January 31, 2007 Report: Housing fraud soaring - 3 main models of deception helped lead to rising foreclosure
Indianapolis Star | Jan 31 2007
January 31, 2007 Home price rise smallest in 10 years
Chicago Tribune | Jan 31 2007 (registration required)
January 30, 2007 Good news, bad news: US economy too strong for interest rate cuts
The Christian Science Monitor | Jan 30 2007
January 30, 2007 Crossroads Title Agency Completes Acquisition of Northwest Title Agency
January 30, 2007 First American Launches Real Estate Information Technology Company, Marketlinx, Inc.
January 30, 2007 Predatory-lending rule blamed for lender exits
Providence Journal | Jan 30 2007
January 29, 2007 Housing, Factories Offer More Evidence Of Stronger Growth
Investor's Business Daily | Jan 26 2007
January 29, 2007 Hotel Cut-Off February 1 for Discounted Rates at ALTA®'s Federal Conference
January 29, 2007 SigniaDocs Releases Innovative Mortgage Servicing Solution
January 29, 2007 HSS Affiliate Skywire Software Acquires IIT from SelectQuote
January 27, 2007 MISMO Announces Alliance with FHA
January 27, 2007 Tremors at the Door
New York Time | Jan 26 2007 (Registration required)
January 26, 2007 First American agrees to $10 million settlement
The Orange County Register | Jan 25 2007
January 26, 2007 Subprime Loans Soared In Boom, But Are Now Creating Problems
Investor's Business Daily | Jan 25 2007
January 25, 2007 Small Agents to Discuss Business Practices [PDF]
January 25, 2007 Flood coverage tough to enforce as lenders struggle to comply
USA Today | Jan 25, 2006
January 25, 2007 Nancy D. Warner Promoted To Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Title Alliance, LTD.
January 25, 2007 Bacchus Title Group, LLC, Picks Hall Settlement Systems’ eTitleAxis
January 24, 2007 IRS Changes Seller Certification for No Reporting on Sale or Exchange of Principal Residence [PDF]
January 24, 2007 State Farm's Katrina deal changes 'wind vs. water' equation
USA Today | Jan 24, 2007
January 24, 2007 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.30
January 23, 2007 Centennial Web Site Goes Live
January 23, 2007 Investor’s fraud spurs lawsuit
The Kansas City Star | Jan 20 2007
January 23, 2007 Blagojevich suspends HB4050 predatory lending law that critics claim is unfair to minority homeowners
Chicago Defender | Jan 22 2007
January 22, 2007 Regulator: Mortgage giants still have big financial problems
The Clarion Ledger, MS | Jan 19
January 22, 2007 Stewart Transaction Solutions Enters the Business of Online Forms
January 22, 2007 ALTA® President Greg Kosin Visits Capitol Hill
January 22, 2007 Senate Banking Committee to Hold Hearing on Credit Card Practices
January 22, 2007 PropertyInfo Corporation acquires Advanced Title Search
January 18, 2007 Finance Electronic Transfer Tax Web Service
January 18, 2007 First American Announces New Title Technology
DSnews.com/Payton Oldham | Jan 17 2007
January 18, 2007 Mortgage broker law already bars 10 people
Rocky Mountain News | Jan 18 2007
January 18, 2007 Curb Sought on Fannie Mae Regulator
New York Times | Jan 18 2007 (Registration Required)
January 17, 2007 E-Signatures: Are We Building Sufficient Electronic Evidence?
Insurance & Technology | Jan 17 2007
January 17, 2007 First American Introduces "Instant Title For Refinance" Transactions
January 17, 2007 TSS Software Corporation Wins Over Barristers Land Abstract Company
January 16, 2007 Blue Ridge Title Acquires Ashburn Settlement Firm
Leesburg Today VA | Jan 15 2007
January 16, 2007 LandAmerica Names Todd F. Miller Senior Vice President - General Auditor
January 11, 2007 Ohio tops in home foreclosures: A sign of economic problems
Cincinnati Enquier | Jan 11 2007
January 11, 2007 U.S. Cities to Receive $445 Million to Protect Against Terror Attacks
Insurance Journal | Jan 11, 2007
January 10, 2007 First American Title Insurance Company Acquires Minnesota-Based Complete Title Services, LLC
January 10, 2007 IDSoftware Selected by First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana to Provide Identification Solution for Louisiana Road Home Program
January 10, 2007 Advectis Third Annual Survey Examines Trends in Paperless Processing
January 9, 2007 National Notary Association Earns Educational Accreditation -- Recognized By U.S. Department Of Education
January 9, 2007 New bill targets appraisal, mortgage fraud
Rocky Mountain News | Jan 9 2007
January 9, 2007 Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple, to Speak at ALTA® Tech Forum 2007
January 9, 2007 Stewart REI Group sells GlobeXplorer to DigitalGlobe
January 9, 2007 Lenders First Choice Adds New Services, Key Executives in 2006
January 8, 2007 ‘For sale’ glut slowed home building in ’06
The News-Press | Jan 05 2007
January 5, 2007 HUD Announces 2007 Maximum Mortgage Limits
January 5, 2007 First American Mispriced Stock Options
January 5, 2007 Dozens indicted in alleged home lending scheme
The Repository, Canton ON | Jan 4, 2007
January 4, 2007 Online Registration Open for ALTA® Federal Conference
January 4, 2007 Update Your Membership Directory Listing
January 4, 2007 Dues Notices in Mail
January 4, 2007 Mortgage Loan Fraud
The American Chronicle | Jan 3 2007
January 4, 2007 FEMA Reassesses Flood Risk From Sacramento Levees
Fox Reno KRTI | Jan 4 2007
January 4, 2007 BofA testing no-fee mortgage in Washington state
East Bay Business Times | Jan 3 2007
January 4, 2007 Stewart Title Acquires Border Title Group of Laredo, Texas
January 3, 2007 'Shotgun' scheme hits the bull's-eye
Los Angeles Times | Jan 3 2007
January 3, 2007 LandAmerica Names Andrew S. Brownstein Senior Vice President - International Operations Manager
January 3, 2007 Mortgage Lenders Network to stop funding new loans
Record Journal | Jan 2, 2007
January 2, 2007 Old Republic Title Acquires Northern Ohio Title Agency


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