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2008
December 31, 2008 Greenspan Takes Some Blame for Financial Meltdown
Centre Daily Times | Dec 31 2008
December 31, 2008 Mortgage Loans Rise At Credit Unions
San Diego Times | Dec 31 2008
December 31, 2008 Fannie and Freddie Pumped Up By Fed
Forbes | Dec 31 2008
December 31, 2008 Will Mortgage Rates Drop Again?
Los Angeles Times | Dec 31 2008
December 31, 2008 Home Prices Shrivel Across The Country
The Tennesssean | Dec 31 2008
December 30, 2008 ALTA Advocacy Update - December 29, 2008
December 30, 2008 U.S. Throws GMAC $6 Billion Lifeline
CNN Money | Dec 30 2008
December 30, 2008 Rough Times For Residential Real Estate Practices
Connecticut Law Tribune | Dec 30 2008
December 30, 2008 WaMu and Housing: The Power of Yes
Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Dec 30 2008
December 30, 2008 What Ginnie Mae Has Done Right As Fannie And Freddie Go Wrong
Investors Business Daily | Dec 30 2008
December 30, 2008 Freddie Mac Names New Chief Credit Officer
BusinessWeek | December 29, 2008
December 30, 2008 HUD Approves $28 Million in Fla. Foreclosure Help
Associated Press | December 29, 2008
December 30, 2008 Fed Study Finds 169 Mortgage Finance Companies Failed Last Year
Bloomberg | Dec 30 2008
December 29, 2008 IRS Offers Lien Relief for Financial Distressed Homeowners
December 29, 2008 Commercial Real Estate Industry Asks Treasury for Govt. Bailout
CNSNews | December 24, 2008
December 29, 2008 Humbled By Our Ignorance
Washington Post | Dec 29 2008
December 29, 2008 US Economy's Gloom Expected to Begin Lifting By Late '09
The Christian Science Monitor | Dec 29 2008
December 29, 2008 Issues Converged to Batter U.S. Economy in 2008
Newsday | Dec 29 2008
December 29, 2008 Homeowners Burdened By Homebuilder's Money Woes
Texas Cable News | Dec 29 2008
December 28, 2008 Settlement Notes Discrimination in Lending
San Francisco Chronicle | Dec 28 2008
December 27, 2008 Low Rates Fueling Rush to Refinance
The Houston Chronicle | Dec 27 2008
December 23, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Acquires LandAmerica two Major Underwiters
December 23, 2008 Take Pleasure in the Joy of the Season
December 23, 2008 U.S. Economy Shrank 0.5% Last Quarter, Most Since ’01
Bloomberg | Dec 23 2008
December 23, 2008 ALTA Releases Title Industry Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
December 23, 2008 Historic Sebastiani Winery Sold
Los Angeles Times | Dec 22 2008
December 23, 2008 LandAmerica Sells Most of Itself
The Richmond Times Dispatch | Dec 23 2008
December 23, 2008 Forecasters Share Predictions for Economy's Outlook in 2009
USA TODAY | Dec 23 2008
December 23, 2008 U.S. Housing Crisis Worsens as Economy Weakens
Reuters | Dec 23 2008
December 23, 2008 Fidelity National Set to Close on LandAmerica Units After Antitrust Clearance
December 22, 2008 Alpha-Omega Buys Out Florida Title Insurance
Tampa Business Jounral | December 22, 2008
December 22, 2008 Fannie Mae 'Early Workout Modification
San Francisco Chronicle | December 22, 2008
December 22, 2008 Foreclosure Web Sites Offer Wide Range of Listings
MSNBC | December 22, 2008
December 22, 2008 Mortgage Brokers’ Association Sues HUD Over RESPA
HousingWire | Dec 22 2008
December 22, 2008 Still Looking for a Stocking Stuffer?
LTI Educational Videos on Sale
December 18, 2008 New Project Eligibility Review Service and Changes to Condo and Co-Op Project Policies
December 18, 2008 Mortgage Rates Left in Dust by Treasuries, Failures
Bloomberg | Dec 18 2008
December 18, 2008 Borrowers Rushing to Refinance Loans as Rates Drop
Yahoo News | Dec 18 12008
December 18, 2008 More than 8 million homes face foreclosure in next 4 years
Market Watch/ Yahoo | Dec 18 2008
December 18, 2008 Title Insurer Takes Its Chances in Florida
Palm Beach Post | Dec 18 2008
December 18, 2008 ALTA Launches New Website
December 17, 2008 Bankruptcy Court Approves Fidelity Acquisition of LandAmerica Business Units
December 17, 2008 'All Available Tools' to Spur U.S. Economy
National Post | Dec 17 2008
December 17, 2008 For One Lender, FHA Has Been a Vital Lifeline
HousingWire | Dec 17 2008
December 17, 2008 Treasuries Snap Four-Day Gain After Fed Cuts Rate to Near Zero
Bloomberg | Dec 17 2008
December 17, 2008 Dissolved Title Company Point of Legal Disputes
Knoxville News Sentinel | Dec 17 2008
December 16, 2008 Key Legislative and Regulatory Experts to Address 2009 ALTA Federal Conference Attendees
December 16, 2008 Housing Industry Seeks Federal Aid
Politico | Dec 16 2008
December 16, 2008 Not Just for Techies Anymore . . . Newly Enhanced Business Strategies Conference (Tech Forum 2.0)
December 16, 2008 A Second Mortgage Disaster On The Horizon?
CBS New - 60 Minutes | Dec 16 2008
December 16, 2008 Time is Running out to Take Advantage of 25% Meetings Discount
December 16, 2008 2009 ALTA Membership – Renew Online Today!
December 16, 2008 How Lehman's Fall Created a Global Panic
Fortune | Dec 16 2008
December 16, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Upcoming Milestones
December 16, 2008 ALTA/LTI Seminar "Straight Talk for Underperformers in Your Workplace"
December 16, 2008 Fannie Mae Introduces Streamlined Modification Program (SMP)
December 15, 2008 Register of Deeds Office is Using New Tools
The Lexington Dispatch | Dec 15 2008
December 15, 2008 U.S. Homes will Lose $2 Trillion in Home Value
Zillow.com | Dec 15 2008
December 15, 2008 Federal Reserve May Cut Interest Rates to 0% Soon
USA TODAY | Dec 15 2008
December 15, 2008 McCall Gets Top Post At State Title Group
Orlando Business Journal | Dec 15 2008
December 15, 2008 Fannie Mae Allows Renters to Stay
New York Times | Dec 15 2008
December 15, 2008 Some Back Off Buying, Waiting for Rates to Fall
San Francisco Chronicle | Dec 15 2008
December 15, 2008 LandAmerica Subsidiary Facing Suits
Richmond Times Dispatch| Dec 15 2008
December 12, 2008 FASB Increases Disclosure Requirements
December 12, 2008 Mortgage-fraud Net Gets Smaller Fish, Too
Los Angeles Daily News | Dec 12 2008
December 12, 2008 Old Republic International Corporation Declares Cash Dividend on Common Stock
December 12, 2008 Why Home Values May Take Decades to Recover
USA TODAY | Dec 12 2008
December 12, 2008 FDIC Chief Sheila Bair Sees Housing Pain Into 2010
The Washington Post | Dec 12 2008
December 11, 2008 OCC Focuses on Historic Tax Credit Program
December 11, 2008 OCC Focuses on Historic Tax Credit Program
December 11, 2008 New and Improved ALTA website
December 11, 2008 Congress Slams US Treasury Over Bailout
Yahoo News | Dec 11 2008
December 11, 2008 Plan to Help Troubled Homeowners Makes Headway
Los Angeles Times | Dec 11 2008
December 11, 2008 First American Document Solutions Launches Online Post-Closing Portal
December 11, 2008 Riverside County in Talks to Buy Title Company Property
Riverside News | Dec 11 2008
December 11, 2008 Law Firm to Start Insurance Company
The Tennessean | Dec 11 2008
December 11, 2008 The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
December 11, 2008 Riding a Title Wave
Barron's | Dec 11 2008
December 10, 2008 Committee Examines the "Collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac"
December 10, 2008 LTI Educational Videos - End of Year Sale
December 10, 2008 What Fannie and Freddie Knew and When
Los Angeles Times | Dec 10 2008
December 10, 2008 Ex-HUD Secretaries Call for New Housing Oversight Agency
Washington Post | Dec 10 2008
December 10, 2008 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Bosses Made 'reckless Bets'
The Independent | Dec 10 2008
December 10, 2008 Some Owners May Intentionally Fall Behind on Mortgage
USA TODAY | Dec 10 2008
December 10, 2008 High Court Hits Subprime Lenders
The Boston Herald | Dec 10 2008
December 10, 2008 Fannie, Freddie May Waive Appraisals for Refinancings
Bloomberg | Dec 10 2008
December 9, 2008 More Fed Officials Seek Fixes Beyond Rate Cuts
Wall Street Journal | December 9, 2008 (Registration Required)
December 9, 2008 Fannie Mae Introduces New Single Family Master Trust Documents to Ease Foreclosures [PDF]
December 9, 2008 Foreclosure Epidemic Infecting Rental Market
Washington Post | December 9, 2008
December 8, 2008 Stewart® Title Aligns Resources
December 8, 2008 A.M. Best Places Ratings of FNF and Its Subsidiaries Under Review With Negative Implications
December 8, 2008 Firm Cries Foul on Credit Reporting, Mortgage Loans
Housing Wire | Dec 08 2008
December 8, 2008 Rising Number of Homeowners in Trouble
Wall Street Journal | Dec 08 2008 (Registration Required)
December 8, 2008 Redefaults a Problem, OCC’s Dugan Says
Housing Wire | Dec 08 2008
December 8, 2008 How Freddie Mac Halted Regulatory Drive
Associated Press | Dec 8 2008
December 8, 2008 In String of Bad News, Omens of a Long Recession
New York Times | Dec 7 2008
December 8, 2008 Regulators Scratch Heads Over Housing Crisis
Reuters | December 8, 2008
December 7, 2008 Local Housing Shows 5-year Net Value Growth
December 5, 2008 Stewart Information Services Sets 10-cent Dividend
December 5, 2008 Bernanke Stirs Pot On Home Loan Help
Washington Post | Dec 05 2008
December 5, 2008 U.S. Job Losses Worst Since 1974 as Downturn Deepens
Reuters | Dec 05 2008
December 4, 2008 Now Available! - DVD Training Library
December 4, 2008 SEC Approves Measures to Strengthen Oversight of Credit Rating Agencies
December 4, 2008 Obama Wants Bailout to Help Homeowners
San Francisco Chronicle | Dec 04 2008
December 4, 2008 Treasury Weighs Action on Mortgage Rates
Washington Post | Dec 04 2008
December 4, 2008 Paulson Considers New Plan to Resuscitate U.S. Housing Market
Bloomberg | Dec 04 2008
December 4, 2008 How and Why Mortgage Fraud is Growing
Philadelphia Inquirer Real | Dec 04 2008
December 4, 2008 Condos? Rentals? Tight Credit Scrambles Plans
Minneapolis Star Tribune | Dec 04 2008
December 4, 2008 Want to Learn More about the 2009 Financial Markets and Upcoming Political Landscape?
December 4, 2008 TSS Software Launches FreeHUD-1.com [PDF]
December 3, 2008 ALTA Hosts Webinar on New RESPA Rule
December 3, 2008 The Top 10 Regulatory Issues of '09
Bank Info Security | Dec 03 2008
December 3, 2008 Dallas Area At 'moderate' Risk for Widespread Mortgage Defaults
The Dallas Morning News | Dec 03 2008
December 3, 2008 Home Loan Fraud Still Rising
The Miami Herald | Dec 03 2008
December 2, 2008 Transunion: 3Q Mortgage Delinquencies Shoot Higher
Associated Press | Dec 02 2008
December 2, 2008 Investor Sues to Block Mortgage Modifications
Business Week | Dec 02 2008
December 2, 2008 Fitch Reviewing Fidelity National for Downgrade
CNN Money | Dec 02 2008
December 2, 2008 Industry Reaction to RESPA: Online Shoppers Left Out [PDF]
December 2, 2008 U.S. Working on New Lending Programs: Paulson
Reuters | Dec 02 2008
December 1, 2008 Sale – All VHS and CD-ROM Educational Videos
December 1, 2008 Nevada Land Title Association Adopts American Land Title Association’s "Principles of Fair Conduct" [PDF]
December 1, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces New Acquisition
December 1, 2008 US Diluted Loan Rules Before Crash
Associated Press | Dec 01 2008
December 1, 2008 U.S. Rethinks Roles of Fannie, Freddie
Wall Street Journal | Dec 01 2008 (Subscription Required)
December 1, 2008 Ranieri: Take a Million Houses Off Market
Investment News | Dec 01 2008
December 1, 2008 Ratings Agencies Accused in Civil Rights Action
San Francisco Chronicle | Dec 01 2008
December 1, 2008 Fannie, Freddie May Waive Appraisals for Refinancings
Bloomberg | Sec 10 2008
November 30, 2008 2009 Membership Renewals
November 26, 2008 Bailout Cost Builds, Could Hit $7 Trillion
Journal Gazette | Nov 26 2008
November 26, 2008 Fed Engineers U.S. Mortgage Rate Cut
Reuters | Nov 26 2008
November 26, 2008 Government Share of Mortgage Apps Soars: Report
HousingWire | Nov 26 2008
November 26, 2008 FNF Acquires Three Units From LandAmerica
November 26, 2008 LandAmerica Files for Bankruptcy Protection
November 26, 2008 LandAmerica Signs Stock Purchase Agreement for Underwriters
MarketWatch | November 26, 2008
November 26, 2008 Don't Miss Your Chance to Hear HUD Experts Explain the New RESPA Rule
November 26, 2008 Happy Thanksgiving to Our Members
November 26, 2008 Fed Commits $800 Billion More to Unfreeze Lending
Bloomberg | Nov 26 2008
November 25, 2008 ALTA/LTI Seminar "Building Effective Virtual Teams"
November 25, 2008 Registration Open -- Business Strategies Conference (Tech Forum 2.0)
November 25, 2008 A.M. Best Removes Ratings of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. and Its Title Insurance Subsidiaries From Under Review
MarketWatch | November 25, 2008
November 25, 2008 US home prices plunge record 17.4 pct in September-S&P
Reuters | Nov 25 2008
November 25, 2008 Fed To Buy Up To $600 Billion In Mortgage Assets
NPR.org, | Nov 25 2008
November 25, 2008 Freddie Mac Increases Home Loan Support
Washington Post | Nov 25 2008
November 25, 2008 Foreclosures, Delinquencies Skyrocketing Among 'Prime' Borrowers
Los Angeles Times | Nov 25 2008
November 24, 2008 Free Six-Month Subscription to Online Title Insurance Resources Offered to All Colorado Title Companies [PDF]
November 24, 2008 ALTA Major Meetings Discount - Register Now and Save $500 [PDF]
November 24, 2008 ALTA to Hold RESPA Teleconference With HUD Officials -- Free for Members
November 24, 2008 MISMO®, ESRA and ALTA Release White Paper Confirming the Legality of eNotes [PDF]
November 24, 2008 The Rise and Fall of Citigroup
BBC News | Nov 24 2008
November 24, 2008 Stewart National Title Services Creates a New Multinational Title Services Unit; Adds Two Veteran IBD Professionals
November 24, 2008 ALTA to Hold RESPA Teleconference With HUD Officials — Free for Members
November 24, 2008 Fidelity National Financial Terminates Merger Agreement with LandAmerica
MarketWatch| Nov 24 2008
November 24, 2008 Bernanke Tells New Yorker He Underestimated Housing Meltdown
Bloomberg | Nov 24 2008
November 24, 2008 What’s Next For Mortgages? Try More Regulation
HousingWire | Nov 24 2008
November 21, 2008 First American Exec Named President of Florida Land Title Association
Default Servicing News | November 21, 2008
November 21, 2008 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Suspend Some Foreclosures
Reuters | Nov 21 2008
November 21, 2008 Some Parts of U.S. Escape Housing Mess
USA Today | Nov 21 2008
November 21, 2008 Navigating Foreclosures: Great Deals at Bargain Prices
Falls Church News Press (VA) | Nov 21 2008
November 21, 2008 U.S. Economy: Jobless Claims Near Highest Since 1982
Bloomberg | Nov 21 2008
November 21, 2008 Short Sales Drive Transactions
The Destin Log | Nov 21 2008
November 20, 2008 Originations Could Fall Below $1.3 Trillion
HousingWire | Nov 20 2008
November 20, 2008 U.S. Tries New Tack on Housing
CNN News | Nov 20 2008
November 20, 2008 FHA-Backed Loans: The New Subprime
Business Week | Nov 20 2008
November 20, 2008 ServiceLink Provides Loan Modification Solutions for Lenders and Servicers
November 20, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Repays the Final $20 Million Borrowing Related to the Reserve Primary Fund
November 20, 2008 First American Touts Reverse Mortgage Scoring
November 19, 2008 "I am ALTA" Videos Now Available
November 19, 2008 K&L Gates Webinar: Finally a Final RESPA Rule
November 19, 2008 Russia Cuts Investment in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Bonds By 68%
RIA Novosti | Nov 19 2008
November 19, 2008 Fannie in Danger Of Stock Delisting
Washington Post | Nov 19 2008
November 19, 2008 Treasury takes stakes in 21 more banks
Los Angeles Times | Nov 19 2008
November 19, 2008 Lawmakers, Treasury Lock Horns on Foreclosures
Reuters | Nov 19 2008
November 18, 2008 House Committee: Oversight of Implementation of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
November 18, 2008 Title Insurance at Work
Seattle Post Intelligencer | Nov 18 2008
November 18, 2008 Freddie Mac Could Lose $20-$40 Billion
Reuters | Nov 18 2008
November 18, 2008 Mandatory Mortgage Modifications and the U.S. Constitution
RGE Monitor | Nov 18 2008
November 18, 2008 FDIC Unveils Govt Plan to Help Delinquent Homeowners
India Post | Nov 18 2008
November 17, 2008 Grow Your Business in a Tough Marketplace
November 17, 2008 HUD Publishes Final RESPA Rule
November 17, 2008 First American Creates Two New Business Line Solutions
November 17, 2008 Federal Government Bails Out on Help for Struggling Homeowners
Los Angeles Daily Times | Nov 17 2008
November 17, 2008 Citigroup Chief Pandit to Reduce Headcount by 50,000
Bloomberg | Nov 17 2008
November 17, 2008 Housing Industry Seeks U.S. Mortgage Subsidies
San Francisco Chronicle | Nov 16 2008
November 14, 2008 Freddie Mac Seeks Government Aid After $25.3B Loss
Washington Post | Nov 14 2008
November 14, 2008 The Rising Cost of Bailing Out the U.S. Economy
ABC News | Nov 14 2008
November 14, 2008 U.S. Economy: Jobless Rolls Climb to 25-Year High
Bloomberg | Nov 14 2008
November 14, 2008 Title Companies Are Cutting Staff and Hunkering Down
The Park Utah (UT) | Nov 14 2008
November 13, 2008 New Final RESPA Rule Significant Victory For Title Industry [PDF]
November 13, 2008 A.M. Best Places Ratings of Fidelity National Financial Under Review With Negative Implications
November 13, 2008 Paulson Changes Bailout Plan
WebCPA | Nov 13 2008
November 13, 2008 To Help Consumers, Lenders Must Make More Disclosures
San Diego Union Tribune | Nov 13 2008
November 13, 2008 Foreclosure Relief Is Getting Lost In Fine Print of Loans
Washington Post | Nov 13 2008 (Registration Required)
November 13, 2008 Bailout's Next Phase: Consumers
Wall Street Journal | November 13, 2008
November 13, 2008 Justice Department, HUD to Hold "Fact Finding" Session on Redevelopment Issues
Clarksville Online | November 12, 2008
November 13, 2008 Federal Bailout: Where Will Rest of $700 Billion in Funding Go?
USA Today | November 12, 2008
November 12, 2008 Improved Disclosures to Help Borrowers Understand What They're Getting Into
MarketWatch | November 12, 2008
November 12, 2008 RESPA Final Rule Posted [PDF]
November 12, 2008 HUD Issues New Mortgage Rules to Help Consumers Shop for Lower Cost Home Loans
November 12, 2008 Fidelity National Acquiring LandAmerica
Forbes | November, 07 2008
November 12, 2008 Government Unveils Mortgage Disclosure Rules
Washington Post | November 12, 2008
November 12, 2008 Statement From ALTA CEO Kurt Pfotenhauer on RESPA [PDF]
November 12, 2008 New Mortgage Rules Aimed at Consumers
The Wall Street Journal | Nov 12 2008
November 12, 2008 Maximum FHA loan size falls to $625,500 next year
CNN Money | Nov 12 2008
November 12, 2008 Can Anyone Halt The Mortgage Meltdown?
Forbes | Nov 12 2008
November 12, 2008 Citigroup Offers Relief To Homeowners
Forbes | Nov 12 2008
November 11, 2008 A Plan to Rebuild The Housing Market
The Financial Times | Nov 11 2008
November 11, 2008 Citi to Modify $20 Billion in Home Loans
CNN Money | Nov 11 2008
November 11, 2008 Hawaii Title Companies Feel The Pain of Real Estate Slump
Pacific Business News (Honolulu) | Nov 11 2008
November 11, 2008 LandAmerica Posts $600 Million Q3 Loss
November 11, 2008 Americans Want More Government Involvement in Lending, NAR Survey Shows
November 10, 2008 Fannie Mae Reports Record Loss After Asset Writedowns
Bloomberg | Nov 10 2008
November 10, 2008 FHA Issues New Guidelines to Curb the Practice of ‘Buy and Bail’
RSIMEDIA | Nov 10 2008
November 10, 2008 Private Sector Loans, Not Fannie Or Freddie, Triggered Crisis
Centre Daily Times | Nov 10 2008
November 10, 2008 Lenders Push Appraisers for Fresher Comps
San Francisco Chronicle | Nov 10 2008
November 10, 2008 Conforming Loan Limit For U.S. To Remain $417,000 In 2009; Different Limits In Some Areas
November 7, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. and LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. Sign Definitive Merger Agreement
November 7, 2008 Fidelity National Acquiring LandAmerica
Forbes (AP) | Nov 07 2008
November 6, 2008 LandAmerica to Delay Third Quarter Results Release
November 6, 2008 Investors Title Company Announces Third Quarter 2008 Results
November 6, 2008 Obama Housing Plan Likely Won’t Be Enough
MSNBC | Nov 06 2008
November 6, 2008 S&P Removes Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac off CreditWatch
Economic Times | Nov 06 2008
November 6, 2008 Statement From ALTA CEO Kurt Pfotenhauer on the Election of Barack Obama
November 6, 2008 Resource Title Bolsters Commercial Services [PDF]
November 5, 2008 Stewart Lender Services Announces the Expansion and Restructure of the National Sales Team
November 5, 2008 Your $3 Trillion Bailout
CNNMoney | Nov 05 2008
November 5, 2008 US Treasury Considering More Financial Aid Programs
Forbes | Nov 05 2008
November 5, 2008 Second Mortgages Sting MBIA
Forbes | Nov 05 2008
November 5, 2008 Ohio to Liquidate 109-Year-Old Title Insurer
Trading Markets | Nov 05 2008
November 5, 2008 UPDATE: Date & Time Change - ALTA/LTI Telephone Seminar
November 4, 2008 United General Title Insurance Company Issued A Fraud Alert
November 4, 2008 First American Title Insurance Company Issued Fraud Alert
November 4, 2008 2009 ALTA Federal Conference – Save-the-Date, March 2- 4
November 4, 2008 Regulators Allow Report Changes for Fannie, Freddie Stock
November 4, 2008 Fed Says Banks Tighten Loan Standards Most on Record
Bloomberg | Nov 04 2008
November 4, 2008 Decline in Factory Index Accelerates
Bloomberg News | Nov 04 2008
November 4, 2008 LandAmerica Lays Off 120 Workers
Richmond Times Dispatch | Nov 04 2008
November 4, 2008 Commercial Real Estate Market to Hit Bottom Next Year, New Report Says
New England Business Journal | November 4, 2008
November 3, 2008 2008 SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Alaska 2008 SLRAC Reports [PDF]
November 3, 2008 California 2008 SLRAC Reports [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Connecticut 2008 SLRAC Reports [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Florida 2008 SLRAC Reports [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Indiana 2008 SLRAC Reports [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Kansas 2008 SLRAC Reports [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Massachusetts 2008 SLRAC Reports [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Montana 2008 SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Montana 2008 SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Nebraska 2008 SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 New Jersey 2008 SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Rhode Island 2008 SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Vermont 2008 SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 Wyoming SLRAC Report [PDF]
November 3, 2008 The Next Bailout: Helping Homeowners in Distress
Time | Nov 03 2008
November 3, 2008 FTC Cracking Down on Credit Repair Services
San Francisco Gate | Nov 03 2008
November 3, 2008 More from the Front Lines of the Financial Crisis
The Baltimore Chronicle | Nov 03 2008
November 3, 2008 The Next Bailout: Helping Homeowners in Distress
Time | Nov 03 2008
November 1, 2008 One in Five Us Homeowners with Mortgages Underwater
Reuters | Oct 31 2008
October 31, 2008 Federal Housing Finance Agency Announces Staff Appointments
October 31, 2008 U.S. Economy Shrinks On Lower Spending
Forbes | Oct 31 2008
October 31, 2008 U.S. Consumer Spending Declined 0.3% in September
Bloomberg | Oct 31 2008
October 31, 2008 Mortgage Insurers See Defaults Rise In September
CNN Money | Oct 31 2008
October 31, 2008 Credit Crunch Squeezes Housing Finance Agencies
Business Week | Oct 31 2008
October 31, 2008 Crisis: Don't Blame it on Subprime Loans
The Economic Times | Oct 31 2008
October 31, 2008 S.F. Fed Chief Wants More Done on Housing
San Francisco Gate | Oct 31 2008
October 30, 2008 Mike Pryor Inauguration Speech
October 30, 2008 Economy Shrank in Third Quarter as Consumers Retreat
Reuters | Oct 30 2008
October 30, 2008 Ex-Fannie Mae Boss Mudd Has Regrets
This is Money | Oct 30 2008
October 30, 2008 Treasury, FDIC Near Deal on Mortgage Aid
Washington Post | Oct 30 2008
October 30, 2008 Fannie Mae to Reduce Value of Deferred Tax Assets
Bloomberg | Oct 29 2008
October 30, 2008 Stewart Reports Operating Results for the Third Quarter and First Nine Months of 2008
October 30, 2008 ALTA®/LTI Seminar "How to Outsmart the Competition"
October 29, 2008 FDIC Unveils Incentives to Mortgage Industry to Amend Loans
Mortgagr Daily News | Oct 29 2008
October 29, 2008 Fed Cuts Interest Rate By 0.5 Point to 1.0 Percent
NPR | Oct 29 2008
October 29, 2008 Loan Giants' Takeover Hasn't Paid Off
Washington Post | Oct 29 2008
October 29, 2008 Fannie Mae to Reduce Value of Deferred Tax Assets
Bloomberg | Oct 29 2008
October 29, 2008 Stewart Information Services 3Q Loss Widens
Wednesday | Oct 29 2008
October 29, 2008 Home Prices See Another Record Plunge
CNN Money | Oct 29 2008
October 29, 2008 Frank Now Calls Homeownership Emphasis 'a Mistake'
Belmont Citizen-Herald | Oct 29 2008
October 29, 2008 Consumer Confidence Plummets to All-Time Low of 38.0 in October
Mortgage News Daily | Oct 28 2008
October 28, 2008 Economic Downturn Presents Challenges for Title, Mortgage Industry
Insurance Journal | Oct 28 2008
October 28, 2008 Europe's Financial Crisis is Spreading Eastward
The Christian Science Monitor | Oct 28 2008
October 27, 2008 Which Candidate’s Plan Would Best Ease The Mortgage Crisis?
Christian Science Monitor | Oct 27 2008
October 27, 2008 Commercial-real-estate Bust is Coming, Report Warns
Investment News | Oct 26 2008
October 27, 2008 Mortgage Lending Seized Up in '07
The Cincinnati Enquirer | Oct 26 2008
October 27, 2008 Fitch Downgrades Fidelity National's Ratings
October 25, 2008 Title Insurers Tumble on Housing Woes
Washington Post | Oct 25 2008
October 23, 2008 Fidelity National Financial Cuts Dividend By 50%
October 23, 2008 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Eye Mortgage Bail-out Business
The Telegraph (UK) | Oct 23 2008
October 23, 2008 Title Insurer Fidelity Cuts Jobs, Pay, Dividend
Reuters | Oct 23 2008
October 23, 2008 Foreclosure Filings Rose 71% in Third Quarter as Prices Fell
Bloomberg | Oct 23 2008
October 23, 2008 U.S. Mulls $40 Bln Plan to Help Forestall Foreclosures: Report
Reuters | Oct 23 2008
October 23, 2008 U.S. New-Home Sales to Drop 12% in '09, MBA Forecasts
Bloomberg | Oct 23 2008
October 23, 2008 Waxman Blasts Credit Rating Agencies
CQ Politics | Oct 22 2008
October 22, 2008 California Home Sales Revive, But Not Without Intense Pain
Wall Street Journal Real Estate Section | October 22, 2008
October 22, 2008 Wachovia loses $24B in 3Q
Charlotte Observer | Oct 22 2008
October 22, 2008 Congress Looks At Re-regulation of Banks
MarketWatch | Oct 22 2008
October 22, 2008 NAIC May Create A Rating Agency
National Underwriter | Oct 22 2008
October 22, 2008 Fitch Downgrades Old Republic International & Operating Subsidiaries; Outlook Negative
October 22, 2008 Wave Introduces Advances to Its Electronic Signature and Vaulting Software for Mortgage Industry
October 21, 2008 Synopsis of TIPAC Debate
October 21, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Getting Back to Basics as Aid Flows
Forbes | Oct 21 2008
October 21, 2008 Shell-shocked Mortgage Bankers Gather in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle | Oct 21 2008
October 21, 2008 Government Action Will Stabilize Banking, S&P Says
MarketWatch | Oct 21 2008
October 20, 2008 HUD Secretary: Bailout Effects Too Soon to Tell
Seattle Post Intelligencer | Oct 20 2008
October 20, 2008 Stewart Provides Electronic Closing Options for Flagstar Bancorp
October 20, 2008 Jason Nadeau Appointed President of Stewart Lender Services, Inc.
October 20, 2008 ALTA® Annual Convention Coverage - Monday October 20, 2008
October 20, 2008 China to Create Market for Land Rights In Effort to Boost Farmers' Prosperity
Wall Street Journal | October 20, 2008
October 19, 2008 Getting mortgage easier than some other credit
San Francisco Chronicle | Oct 19 2008
October 18, 2008 Mortgage Fraud: New and Improved
CNN Money | Oct 17 2008
October 18, 2008 When Fannie And Freddie Opened The Floodgates
The National Journal | Oct 17 2008
October 17, 2008 Consumers' Mood Suffers Record Drop in October: Survey
Reuters | Oct 17 2008
October 17, 2008 Bush Says Economy's Credit Freeze Will `Take a While' to Thaw
Bloomberg | Oct 17 2008
October 17, 2008 Economists Expect Further Declines in U.S. Housing Starts
Mortgage News Daily | Oct 17 2008
October 17, 2008 September Housing Starts Lowest Since 1991; Permits Worse
USA Today | Oct 17 2008
October 17, 2008 You Can Still Get a Mortgage
Chicago Tribune | Oct 17 2008
October 17, 2008 Live From the Convention . . . Part II
October 16, 2008 TSS Software Releases TitleExpress Version 6.00H [PDF]
October 16, 2008 Senate Committee To Examine Turmoil in the U.S. Credit Markets
October 16, 2008 2008 Convention Coverage for Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008
October 16, 2008 Home Prices Seem Far From Bottom
New York Time | Oct 16 2008 (Registration Required)
October 16, 2008 Government Programs Fail to Stem Foreclosures
North County Times (CA) | Oct 16 2008
October 16, 2008 Bernanke Foreshadows End to Fed's Hands-Off Approach to Bubbles
Bloomberg | Oct 16 2008
October 16, 2008 Kensington, Vanguard Form Title Insurance Agency
October 15, 2008 Bernanke Says U.S. Economy Won't Rebound `Right Away'
Bloomberg | Oct 15 2008
October 15, 2008 UNC-CH Study Dissects Mortgage Mess
The News & Observer (NC) | Oct 15 2008
October 15, 2008 U.S. Business Owners' Pessimism At All-time High
AccountingWeb | Oct 15 2008
October 15, 2008 Anatomy of a Meltdown
Michigan School of Business | Oct 15 2008
October 15, 2008 Legislation Drives Huge Drop in California Mortgage Defaults
HousingWire.com | Oct 15 2008
October 15, 2008 Changes at First American Title Insurance Company
October 15, 2008 House Comm. to Hold Hearing on Financial Regulation
October 14, 2008 Blog the Annual Convention
October 14, 2008 Bush: Will Put Capital Into Banks Via Equity Stakes
Reuters | Oct 14 2008
October 14, 2008 Mortgage Lenders Slam Trust-fund Plan
Courier Post (NJ) | Oct 14 2008
October 14, 2008 New Law Linked to 62% Drop in California Mortgage Defaults
Los Angeles Times | Oct 14 2008
October 14, 2008 Treasury Said to Invest $250 Billion in U.S. Banks
Bloomberg | Oct 14 2008
October 13, 2008 A Paperless World Cuts Both Ways for Real Property Practitioners
Lawyers Weekly | Oct 13 2008
October 13, 2008 FASB Amends Fair Value Measurements
WebCPA | Oct 13 2008
October 13, 2008 Mortgage Crisis Has Turned Homeownership Upside Down
Chicago Tribune |October 13, 2008
October 13, 2008 How Congress Set The Stage for a Fiscal Meltdown
USA Today | Oct 13 2008
October 12, 2008 Fannie, Freddie to Buy a Lot More Mortgages - Report
MarketWatch | Oct 11 2008
October 11, 2008 Regulators To Examine Securities Lending
National Underwriter | Oct 12 2008
October 10, 2008 UNITED GENERAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY FRAUD ALERT
October 10, 2008 Firms at the Center of the Real Estate Bust
Morningstar | Oct 10 2008
October 10, 2008 Candidates Step Up Battle Over Mortgage Crisis, Ailing Economy
The Boston Globe | Oct 10 2008
October 10, 2008 Wells Fargo's $12 Billion Bid Beats Citi to Wachovia
Bloomberg | Oct 10 2008
October 10, 2008 Sheriff in Chicago Halts Foreclosure Evictions
Reuters | Oct 10 2008
October 10, 2008 SEC Begins Mark-to-Market Study
WebCPA | Oct 10 2008
October 9, 2008 Treasury Says Has Power to Inject Bank Capital
Reuters | Oct 09 2008
October 9, 2008 World's Banks Join Up to Slash Interest Rates
San Francisco Chronicle | Oct 09 2008
October 9, 2008 Credit Crisis Will Influence SEC Reporting System
WebCPA | Oct 09 2008
October 9, 2008 Economists Say Soaring Pending Home Sales Don't Point to Bottom Just Yet
Housing Market News | Oct 09 2008
October 9, 2008 Crisis To Lead To Tougher Oversight
National Underwriter | Oct 09 2008
October 8, 2008 Fed, ECB, Central Banks Cut Rates in Coordinated Move
Bloomberg | Oct 08 2008
October 8, 2008 Fed Creates New Facility to Purchase Unsecured Commercial Paper
Mortgage News Daily | Oct 08 2008
October 8, 2008 McCain Mortgage Plan Would Bail Out Homeowners
Los Angeles Times | Oct 08 2008
October 7, 2008 Frank: Unregulated Lenders to Blame for Economic Mess
Providence Journal (RI) | Oct 07 2008
October 7, 2008 BofA in $8.6 Billion Settlement Over Countrywide Loans
Reuters | Oct 07 2008
October 7, 2008 Judge Throws Out Part of Case Against Kissel Widow
The Hartford Courant | Oct 07 2008
October 7, 2008 Expert: Boston Study At Root of Housing Crisis
The Boston Herald | Oct 07 2008
October 7, 2008 Credit Crisis Fears Spark Global Stock Rout
Reuters | Oct 07 2008
October 7, 2008 Title Agent's License Suspended
The Indianapolis Star | Oct 07 2008
October 7, 2008 Reason #10 to Attend ALTA®'s Annual Convention – Enjoy Your Stay in Hawaii!
October 7, 2008 Assembly OKs Bill to Prevent Foreclosures
Asbury Park Press (NJ) | Oct 07 2008
October 6, 2008 Wachovia Confident Deal Will Go Ahead
Detroit Free Press | Oct 06 2008
October 6, 2008 1 Hurdle Down, Many More to Go for The Economy
USA Today | Oct 06 2008
October 6, 2008 Independent Title Agents Sue
The Columbus Dispatch | Oct 04 2008
October 6, 2008 As Loan Volume Leaps, So Do Worries About FHA
San Francisco Gate | Oct 05 2008
October 3, 2008 Title News Launches "Letters to the Editor" Section
October 2, 2008 ALTA® Presses Congress on Stabilization Act
October 2, 2008 Call for Presentations Closes Tomorrow – 2009 Business Strategies Conference (Tech Forum 2.0)
October 2, 2008 LandAmerica Unifying United Title Company Operations Under LandAmerica Brand Name
October 2, 2008 Senate OKs $700B Bailout
USA TODAY | Oct 02 2008
October 2, 2008 State Lowers Fine for Stewart Title
Herald (WA) | Oct 02 2008
October 2, 2008 Modifying Some of Those Loans
Boston Globe | Oct 02 2008
October 1, 2008 Fannie and Freddie Break Up Their Powerhouse Lobbying Operations
Washington Post | Oct 01 2008
October 1, 2008 Stewart Title Settles with State
Seattle Post Intelligence | Oct 01 2008
October 1, 2008 "Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Of 2008"
October 1, 2008 Controversial Home-Closing Rule Charges Forward in Washington; Price Competition, Settlement Fees Impacting Millions of Homebuyers at Stake
The Earth Times | October 1, 2008
September 30, 2008 Reason #9 to Attend ALTA®'s Annual Convention - Get the Latest Updates on Business Technology Tools
September 30, 2008 Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Declined 16.3% in July
Bloomberg | Sep 30 2008
September 30, 2008 U.S.Lawmakers Seek Dozen Votes to Save Rescue
Reuters | Sep 30 2008
September 30, 2008 U.S. House Rejects $700 Billion Financial-Rescue Plan
Bloomberg | Sep 29 2008
September 30, 2008 Bailout's Failure Bad News for Housing Market
International Herald Tribune | Sep 30 2008
September 30, 2008 Bailout Failure Throws Banks Into Disarray
MSNBC | Sep 29 2008
September 29, 2008 LTI Seminar – Take the Pain Out of Performance Reviews
September 29, 2008 U.S. Lawmakers Fault States for AIG Collapse
Stateline.org | September 26, 2008
September 29, 2008 House Version of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, Sept 29 2008
September 29, 2008 Leaders Plead for a Yes Today
The Boston Globe | Sep 29 2008
September 29, 2008 Paulson Must Make $700 Billion Rescue for Banks Work
Bloomberg | Sep 29 2008
September 29, 2008 Bailout Includes No Bankruptcy Aid for Homeowners
Los Angeles Times | Sep 29 2008
September 28, 2008 How Fannie -- and You -- Bought a Hapless House
Washington Post | Sep 28 2008
September 26, 2008 HUD Allocates Nearly $4 Billion To Stablize Neighborhoods Hard-hit By Foreclosure
September 26, 2008 New Program Finds Errors in Over 80 Percent of ARM Loans
Carrie Bay | Sep 26 2008
September 26, 2008 California Toughens Requirements for Title Marketers
Central Valley Business Times | Sep 26 2008
September 25, 2008 House Comm. Explores Solutions for the Market Crisis
September 25, 2008 Title Insurance Bill Signed Into Law by Governor Schwarzenegger
September 25, 2008 Reason #8 to Attend ALTA®'s 2008 Annual Convention
Get the Inside Track on the Upcoming 2009 Political Landscape
September 25, 2008 JEC Holds Hearing on "The Economic Outlook"
September 25, 2008 Ginnie Mae Doing Well Due to U.S. Guarantees
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Sep 25 2008
September 25, 2008 Land Registry Goes Online
The Enterprise (MA) | Sep 25 2008
September 25, 2008 More Power for Bankruptcy Judges?
San Diego Union-Tribune | Sep 25 2008
September 24, 2008 Pricing Mortgage-backed Securities Will Be Tough
USA TODAY | Sep 24 2008
September 24, 2008 FBI Said to Be Probing AIG, Lehman, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Los Angeles Times | Sep 24 2008
September 24, 2008 Lawmakers on Bailout: Not So Fast
Chicago Tribune | Sep 24 2008
September 24, 2008 Paulson Calls For Federal Insurance Oversight
National Underwriter | Sep 23 2008
September 24, 2008 First American Sets 22-cent Quarterly Dividend
September 24, 2008 First American's Strategic Markets Division Integrated Into Title Operating Divisions Nationwide
September 23, 2008 Representatives Send Letter to OMB to Reject RESPA Proposal
September 23, 2008 Call for Presentations: Business Strategies Conference, April 19-21, 2009
September 23, 2008 New in 2009! Business Strategies Conference (Tech Forum 2.0)
September 23, 2008 Senate Committee Examines Turmoil in US Credit Markets
September 23, 2008 LandAmerica to Conduct New Jersey Title Insurance Operations Under LandAmerica Brand Name
September 23, 2008 Bailout a Mystery with Lots of Questions
Herald Tribune | | Sep 23 2008
September 23, 2008 State Officials Reject Paulson OFC Reasoning
National Underwriter | Sep 23 2008
September 23, 2008 GSE Oversight Powers Came Too Late: Regulator
Reuters | Sep 23 2008
September 23, 2008 Bear Stearns Subsidiary's Mortgage Mess
San Francisco Gate | Sep 23 2008
September 22, 2008 Text of Draft Proposal for Bailout Plan
September 22, 2008 FACT SHEET: Proposed Treasury Authority to Purchase Troubled AssetsWashington
September 22, 2008 Bailout May Give Housing Market Some Breathing Room
Los Angeles Times | Sep 22 2008
September 22, 2008 Paulson Plan Hits Speed Bumps
Bank Investment Consultant | Sept 22 2008
September 22, 2008 Government Might Turn Profit, But The Devil is in The Details
Chicago Tribune reporters | Sep 20 2008
September 22, 2008 The Mortgage Buck Stops Where?
The Christian Science Monitor | Sep 21 2008
September 22, 2008 Americans' Addiction to Borrowing Root of Crisis
San Diego Union Tribune | | Sep 21 2008
September 19, 2008 Lehman Owes Freddie Mac At Least $1.2bn
Financial Times | Sep 19 2008
September 19, 2008 Crisis Poses Big Test of Markets' Regulator
Washington Post | Sep 19 2008
September 18, 2008 House Leader Pulls OII Bill Off Floor
September 18, 2008 Reminder: Early Bird Registration Rate Extension Ends Tomorrow
September 18, 2008 One-Day Passes Now Available to ALTA®’s Annual Convention
September 18, 2008 HUD Secretary Steve Preston Comments on RESPA
September 18, 2008 Wall Street's Woes Being Felt By Consumers
The Dallas Morning News | Sep 18 2008
September 18, 2008 Senate to Stay in Session to Deal with Market Crisis
MarketWatch | Sep 18 2008
September 18, 2008 AIG Bailout Doesn't Address Financial Meltdown's Causes
NewsDay | Sep 18 2008
September 18, 2008 Washington Mutual is Looking for a Buyer
Los Angeles Times | Sep 18 2008
September 18, 2008 The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
September 18, 2008 Old Republic and Its RMIC Mortgage Guaranty Subsidiary Announce Changes in Captive Reinsurance Programs
September 18, 2008 HUD Stays the Course on RESPA
September 18, 2008 Fitch Assigns 'BBB+' IDR to Stewart Information Service Corp.
September 17, 2008 Fitch Affirms Connecticut Attorneys Title's IFS at 'A-'; Revises Outlook to Negative
September 17, 2008 Fed Takes Control of AIG With $85 Billion Bailout
Bloomberg | Sep 17 2008
September 17, 2008 FHFA Appoints New Fannie and Freddie Chairmen
The Washington Post | Sep 17 2008
September 17, 2008 Congress Dispute Strands US Flood Insurance Program
Reuters | Sep 17 2008
September 16, 2008 ALTA® Bylaws Changes to Be Considered At Annual Convention
September 16, 2008 2009 Board Nominations Announced
September 16, 2008 Reason #7 to Attend ALTA®'s 2008 Annual Convention
September 16, 2008 ALTA® Extends Annual Convention Early Bird Registration Rate
September 16, 2008 ALTA® President Kermott Testifies on RESPA
September 16, 2008 House Conducts Hearing on HUD’s Proposed RESPA Rule
September 16, 2008 The Housing Crisis: How we Got Here
The Arizona Republic | | Sep 16 2008
September 16, 2008 Mortgage and Title Insurers Suffer from Housing Woes
Seeking Alpha | Sep 16 2008
September 16, 2008 Observers: Bailout of Fannie, Freddie Needed, But it Won’t End Crisis
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Sep 16 2008
September 15, 2008 LTI Seminar - Boost Morale and Banish Negativity in Your Workplace
September 15, 2008 Upcoming Title News Column: The Title Industry Gives Back
September 15, 2008 What Will Put a Floor Under Financial Crisis?
Financial Post | Sep 15 2008
September 15, 2008 Senators Ask that Conservatorship Freeze Foreclosures on GSE Mortgages
Housing Wire | Sep 15 2008
September 15, 2008 Washington Mutual Hobbled By Increasing Defaults on Option ARMs
Bloomberg | Sep 15 2008
September 15, 2008 No Golden Parachutes for Ex-ceos At Fannie, Freddie
USA TODAY | Sep 15 2008
September 15, 2008 Senators Ask that Conservatorship Freeze Foreclosures on GSE Mortgages
Housing Wire | Sep 15 2008
September 15, 2008 FHFA Statement on Golden Parachute Payments
September 12, 2008 Consumer Debt Defaults Looming Large
The Chicago Tribune | | Sep 12 2008
September 12, 2008 U.S. Foreclosures Hit Record in August as Housing Prices Fell
Bloomberg | Sep 12 2008
September 12, 2008 Chapter 472: New N.Y. Mortgage Foreclosure Legislation
New York Law Journal | Sept 12 2008
September 12, 2008 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Wielded Big Clout in Washington
The Christian Science Monitor | Sep 12 2008
September 11, 2008 2008-09 Deadline to Volunteer for ALTA® Committees
September 11, 2008 Final Days to Take Advantage of the Early Bird Registration Rate
September 11, 2008 Gulf Coast Title Changes Name To Stewart Title
September 11, 2008 Freddie, Fannie Were Big Campaign Donors
Investor's Business Daily | Sep 11 2008
September 11, 2008 Politicians Decry Payouts for Deposed Chiefs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Los Angeles Times | Sep 11 2008
September 11, 2008 Inland Cities Scramble to Be Ready When HUD Announces Housing Guidelines
The Press-Enterprise | Sep 11 2008
September 11, 2008 Consumer Debt Defaults Looming Large
The Chicago Tribune | Sep 11 2008
September 10, 2008 First American Title Insurance Company to Establish Direct Operations in Colorado
September 10, 2008 Homeowners with Good Credit Get Hit By Downturn
The Boston Globe | Sep 10 2008
September 10, 2008 Us Democrats Question Fannie, Freddie CEO Exit Pay
Reuters | Sep 10 2008
September 10, 2008 Falling Mortgage Rates May Lure More Home Buyers
USA TODAY | Sep 10 2008
September 9, 2008 Reason #6 to Attend ALTA®'s 2008 Annual Convention
September 9, 2008 First American Title Insurance Company Chooses iRise to Visualize Business Transaction Systems
September 9, 2008 Mortgage Industry Welcomes Federal Fix
The Arizona Republic | Sep 09 2008
September 9, 2008 Rate of Delinquencies and Foreclosures Increases
The Boston Globe | Sep 09 2008
September 9, 2008 Statewide Demand for Foreclosure Moratorium Builds
The Michigan Citizen | Sep 09 2008
September 9, 2008 Treasury Extends Secured Credit Line to Federal Home Loan Banks
Bloomberg | Sep 09 2008
September 9, 2008 Report: Credit, Housing Market Woes Slam Mortgage Insurance Industry
Insurance Journal | Sep 09 2008
September 8, 2008 LTI announces a new Fall seminar series featuring Human Resources topics
September 8, 2008 Early Bird Rate Ends Soon – Register Now and Save $100!
September 8, 2008 What Rescue Means for Mortgage Rates
CNN Money | Sep 08 2008
September 8, 2008 Dodd: Answers Needed In Takeover Of Housing Giants
The Hartford Courant | Sep 08 2008
September 8, 2008 Title insurance firm gets Toledo grant for $5,000
The Toledo Blade | Sep 8 2008
September 8, 2008 Cash for a Share in Future Home Appreciation
San Francisco Gate | Sept 7 2008
September 8, 2008 U.S. Takes Over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
A Compilation of News
September 4, 2008 Is Your Bank in Good Standing?
September 4, 2008 Reason #5 to Attend ALTA®'s 2008 Annual Convention
September 4, 2008 Introducing ALTA®'s Land Title Institute's DVD Training Library
September 4, 2008 Comparison of the Presidential Opponents Housing Plans
September 4, 2008 Fed's Rosengren Sees More Risks Ahead
The Boston Globe | Sep 4 2008
September 4, 2008 Mercury Cos. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Rocky Mountain News I Sep 3 2008
September 4, 2008 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Debt Funding Smooth
Reuters | Sep 04 2008
September 3, 2008 Some Struggling Homeowners Find Way to Dodge Foreclosure
USA Today | Sep 03 2008
September 2, 2008 United Title Files Chapter 11
Fort Worth Business Press| Sept 02, 2008
September 2, 2008 Fanning Fears
Newsweek | Sep 02 2008
September 2, 2008 Fitch Lowers Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac's Pfd Stock to 'BBB-' ; Affirms 'AAA' IDR & 'AA-' Sub Debt
MarketWatch | Sept 2 2008
September 2, 2008 Alliance Title, Financial Title Parent Files for Bankruptcy
Sacramento Business Journal | Sept 02 2008
August 31, 2008 MBA White Paper Outlines Industry Best Practices for Data Management
August 31, 2008 Homeowner Fraud Exacerbates Mortgage Crisis
The Press-Enterprise | Aug 31 2008
August 31, 2008 Fannie-Freddie Doubts Grow
The Financial Times | Aug 31 2008
August 31, 2008 LandAmerica Unifying Arizona Escrow Operations Under LandAmerica Brand Name
August 30, 2008 The Fannie & Freddie Question
The Wall Street Journal | August 30, 2008
August 29, 2008 Mortgage Brokers Must Join Registry
Patroit News | Aug 29 2008
August 28, 2008 Reason Number 4: Gordon Bethune knows the art of business turnaround. Find out how he can help your business too.
August 28, 2008 Call for Committee Volunteers – Deadline September 12, 2008
August 28, 2008 Stewart(R) Names J. Allen Berryman as New CFO
August 28, 2008 Fitch Affirms First American Rating
August 28, 2008 Housing Fix Backfires
CNN Money | Aug 28 2008
August 28, 2008 Fannie's Mudd Changes Management to Boost Confidence
Bloomberg | Aug 28 2008
August 28, 2008 Fitch Affirms Connecticut Attorneys Title's IFS at 'A-'; Revises Outlook to Negative
August 28, 2008 Fitch Downgrades LandAmerica's IFS to 'BBB+'; Outlook to Negative
August 28, 2008 Fitch Downgrades Stewart Title Group's IFS to 'A'; Outlook Stable
August 28, 2008 Fitch Places Fidelity National on Rating Watch Negative
August 27, 2008 Bail-out of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Should Be Last Resort
Telegraph (UK) | Aug 27 2008
August 27, 2008 Foreclosure predictions and dwindling sales
The Boston Globe | Aug 27 2008
August 27, 2008 Congressional Committee Will Assess Foreclosure Crisis
Record (CA) | Aug 27 2008
August 27, 2008 Problem Bank List Keeps Growing
CNN Money | Aug 26 2008
August 27, 2008 FDIC Says Has Options if Bank Failures Soar
August 27, 2008 | Reuters
August 26, 2008 Home Prices Still Falling, but the Pace is Slowing
New York Times | August 26, 2008
August 26, 2008 Backlog of Us Homes for Sale is Worst on Record
The Independent (UK) | Aug 26 2008
August 26, 2008 Title Company Changing Name, Not Service
The Muskegon Chronicle | Aug 26 2008
August 26, 2008 Vets Have Great Mortgage Deal
Chicago Sun Times | Aug 26 2008
August 26, 2008 Sale of Debt Steadies Freddie
Chicago Tribune | Aug 26 2008 (Registration Required)
August 25, 2008 Congressional Research Service Report Outlines Key Provisions of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 [PDF]
August 25, 2008 Time is Running Out to Save $100 off the 2008 Annual Convention Registration Rate
August 25, 2008 Frank Talk From Barney Frank
CNN Money | Aug 25 2008
August 25, 2008 Appraisers Still Getting Pressure on Prices
San Francisco Gate | Aug 24 2008
August 25, 2008 Berkshire's Buffett Sees Economy in Recession, Weak Until 2009
Insurance Journal | Aug 25 2008
August 25, 2008 Executive Title Insurance Services, Inc. Changes Name to Stewart Title
August 25, 2008 Freddie, Fannie Decline Diminishes Prospects of New Investors
Bloomberg | Aug 25 2008
August 25, 2008 Donegal Mutual to Acquire Conestoga Title Insurance
Insurance Business Revirew | Aug 25 2008
August 25, 2008 Chautauqua Abstract Co. Adopts Conduct Principles
August 22, 2008 VA Raising Home Loan Ceilings in Many Areas
August 22, 2008 Title Firm Ready to Do Battle
The Olympian | Aug 22 2008
August 22, 2008 How the Mortgage Giants Lead The Market Deeper Into Crisis
The Washington Post | Aug 22 2008
August 22, 2008 Knowing Limits of Housing Data Is Key
RISMEDIA | Aug 22 2008
August 22, 2008 Fannie Mae Spurns New York Subprime Loans
DSNews| Aug 21 2008
August 21, 2008 HUD Tracks Housing Cost Trends
RISMEDIA | Aug 21 2008
August 21, 2008 Help Available in Foreclosure
News & Observer | Aug 21 2008
August 21, 2008 Mortgage Rates for Best Borrowers Rise as Home-Loan Bonds Slump
Bloomberg | Aug 21 2008
August 21, 2008 Foreclosures Distort Housing Data
The Citizen | Aug 20 2008
August 21, 2008 Regulator to Help IndyMac Mortgage Borrowers
Reuters | Aug 21 2008
August 20, 2008 Resource Title Adds Pinkerton to Sales Team [PDF]
August 20, 2008 LTI Seminar – "Finding the Best Health Insurance Plan for Your Company"
August 20, 2008 Lenders Tighten Rules
Charleston Post and Courier | Aug 20 2008
August 20, 2008 Housing Starts Fall to January 1991 Level
Philadelphia Inquirer | Aug 20 2008
August 20, 2008 More Negative Press for Fannie and Freddie
Mortgage News Daily | Aug 19 2008
August 19, 2008 Some Investors Say U.S. Bailout of Housing Giants Is Inevitable
New York Times| Aug 19 2008
August 19, 2008 HUD Responds to Dear Colleague Letter [PDF]
August 19, 2008 Housing Starts Dip to Lowest Level Since March '91
The Oregonian | Aug 19 2008
August 19, 2008 U.S. Home Price Declines Stabilizing - Report
Reuters | Aug 19 2008
August 19, 2008 TLTA and TMBA Jointly Endorse New Best Practices
August 19, 2008 TLTA and TMBA Jointly Endorse New Best Practices
August 19, 2008 'Liar Loans' Threaten to Prolong Mortgage Crisis
The Boston Globe | Aug 19 2008
August 18, 2008 5 Key Questions Answered on Housing Relief Act
The Arizona Republic | Aug 18 2008
August 18, 2008 Reason #3 of 10 - Why You Can't Afford to Miss the Convention
Learn and Earn CE/CLE at the 2008 Annual Convention!
August 18, 2008 HUD Issues New RESPA Guidance
August 18, 2008 Washington's Ultimate Solution
Fortune | Aug 18 2008
August 18, 2008 Suit Over Chicago House Could Set Up National Showdown
Chicago Tribune |Aug 17 2008
August 18, 2008 Title Agencies Merge
August 17, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Plan to Raise Baseline Fees
San Francisco Gate | Aug 17 2008
August 17, 2008 A Sub Subprime Glossary for The Mortgage Scandal
International Herald Tribune | Aug 17 2008
August 16, 2008 Real Estate Market Slump Slams Title Companies
Dallas Business Journal| Aug 15 2008
August 15, 2008 Jumbo Rates May Fall as Larger Mortgages Enter Market
Bloomberg | Aug 15 2008
August 15, 2008 Greenspan Excerpts: Housing Stabilization Key to Crisis End
Wall Street Journal Blogs | Aug 13 2008
August 15, 2008 SIFMA Limits Big Loans in Key Mortgage Bond Market
Reuters | Aug 15 2008
August 15, 2008 IRS Launches E-News for Small Businesses
August 14, 2008 ALTA® Bylaws Changes to Be Considered At Annual Convention [PDF]
August 14, 2008 Freddie: Won't Buy New York Subprime Mortgages
HousingWire.com | August 12, 2008
August 14, 2008 US Foreclosure Filings Surge 55 Percent
San Jose Mercury News | Aug 14 2008
August 14, 2008 25% of Home Sales Result in Loss
CNN Money | Aug 14 2008
August 14, 2008 Housing Recovery Act Depends on Banks to Refinance Mortgages
Bloomberg | Aug 14 2008
August 14, 2008 Four Mortgage Companies Fined
The Oregonian | Aug 14 2008
August 13, 2008 Nehemiah Using Web in Bid to Boost Program
Sacramento Bee | Aug 13 2008
August 13, 2008 Mortgage Giants Find a Bright Spot in Rental Financing
New York Times | Aug 13 2008 (Registration Required)
August 13, 2008 The Next Wave of Mortgage Defaults
CNN Money | Aug 13 2008
August 12, 2008 The Jay Turner Group joins Republic Title
August 12, 2008 Land Records Go Online -- But They're Pricey
The Richmond Times Dispatch | Aug 11 2008
August 12, 2008 Real Estate and Credit Woes Take Toll on Title Insurers: Report
HousingWire | Aug 11 2008
August 12, 2008 Oregon Pre-foreclosure Filings Set Record in July
Portland Business Journal | Aug 12 2008
August 11, 2008 Investors Title Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
August 11, 2008 Reason #2 to Attend the ALTA® Annual Convention
August 11, 2008 243 Reps Urge Withdrawal of RESPA Rule
August 11, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Must Resolve Identity Crisis
TheStreet.com | Aug 11 2008
August 11, 2008 Fannie, Freddie to Take Less Risk
The Rutland Herald | Aug 11 2008
August 11, 2008 Insurance commissioner monitoring Mercury Cos. deal
Denver Business Journal | Aug 8 2008
August 11, 2008 Mortgage Bankers Group Spent $1.2M Lobbying in 2Q
The Boston Globe | August 7, 2008
August 11, 2008 Fannie Mae Sets Up New Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Attorney Network
August 8, 2008 Fannie Mae Posts Hefty Loss, Cuts Dividend
Reuters | Aug 08 2008
August 8, 2008 No Help In Housing Meltdown
Hartford Courant | Aug 08 2008
August 8, 2008 Covered Bonds Offer Hope to The Housing Market
MarketWatch | Aug 08 2008
August 8, 2008 Lawmakers Seek Foreclosure Delays
August 7, 2008 ALTA® at the Democratic and Republican Conventions
August 7, 2008 2009 TIPAC Presidential Inauguration Packages
August 7, 2008 Delinquencies for 2007 Mortgages Outpacing 2006: Report
Reuters | Aug 07 2008
August 7, 2008 Freddie Mac's Negative Net Worth Raises Questions
The Post Chronicle | Aug 07 2008
August 7, 2008 Big Loss, Grim Outlook At Freddie Mac
CNN Money | Aug 07 2008
August 7, 2008 Lenders First Choice Shuts Down, Closes Metro Orlando Unit
Orlando Sentinel | Aug 07 2008
August 7, 2008 Stewart Reports Updated Operating Results for the Second Quarter 2008
August 7, 2008 Investors Title Company Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results
August 7, 2008 Important Upcoming Deadlines for 2008 ALTA® Annual Convention, October 15-18
August 7, 2008 Property I.D. and HUD Establish New Industry Standards for Natural Hazards Disclosure Practices
MarketWatch | Aug 07 2008
August 6, 2008 MISMO® Completes Milestone Two of Version 3.0
August 6, 2008 More Misery for US Mortgage Firm
BBC News | Aug 06 2008
August 6, 2008 Fannie Mae to Lift Mortgage Fees, Raising Loan Costs
Bloomberg | Aug 06 2008
August 6, 2008 SEC Holds Panel on Subprime Accounting
WebCPA | Aug 5 2008
August 6, 2008 Fidelity National Financial Acquires Mercury Companies Colorado Operations
August 6, 2008 Syron's Side of The Story
The Boston Globe | Aug 06 2008
August 5, 2008 At Freddie Mac, Chief Discarded Warning Signs
New York Times | Aug 05 2008
August 5, 2008 Law Tries to Limit Ties Between Agents and Financial Service Providers
The Daily Herald (WA) | Aug 05 2008
August 5, 2008 And Now Brace For the Bigger Wave of Mortgage Defaults
Clustock.com | Aug 05 2008
August 5, 2008 Mercury Cos. Caught in Real Estate Slump
Rocky Mountain News | Aug 04 2008
August 5, 2008 Reason #1 to Attend the 2008 Annual Convention
August 5, 2008 LandAmerica Introduces eZLoan Optimizer(TM) to Identify Problem Loans
August 5, 2008 First American Spatial Solutions Reaches 100 Million Parcel Mark for Digital Parcel Database
August 4, 2008 Foreclosure Rescue Scams Multiply
USA TODAY | Aug 04 2008
August 4, 2008 Housing Lenders Fear Bigger Wave of Loan Defaults
New York Times | Aug 04 2008
August 4, 2008 Old Republic Loss Widens to $364.7 Million on Impairment Cost
Bloomberg | Aug 02 2008
August 1, 2008 Financial Services Committee Approves Measures on Housing, Municipal Bonds, Green Resources and Credit Cards
August 1, 2008 Title Insurer First American Swings to a Profit, Beats Estimates
Los Angeles Times | August 1, 2008
August 1, 2008 Title Agency Abruptly Shut
Arizona Daily Star | Aug 01 2008
August 1, 2008 LandAmerica Announces Quarterly Dividend
August 1, 2008 The First American Corporation Reports Preliminary Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2008
July 31, 2008 Dodd: Congress Could Pass OII Bill
National Underwriter's Online News Service | July 29, 2008
July 31, 2008 Mavent Obtains Innovative Technology Patent for Mortgage Compliance
July 31, 2008 Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development Awards Pendleton DataFarm LLC in the Inaugural Pacesetter Business Recognition Program [PDF]
July 31, 2008 Housing Plan Signed, But Concerns Linger
San Francisco Chronicle | Jul 31 2008
July 31, 2008 U.S. Economy Grew Less Than Forecast Last Quarter
Bloomberg | Jul 31 2008
July 31, 2008 Financial Title Closes Its 57 Offices
Mercury News | Jul 31 2008
July 31, 2008 United Title Shuts Down Texas Operations
The Dallas Morning News | Jul 30 2008
July 30, 2008 What Borrowers Need to Know About Credit Scoring Models and Credit Scores
July 30, 2008 Stewart Reports Operating Results for the Second Quarter 2008
July 30, 2008 SEC to Examine Subprime Accounting
WebCPA | Jul 30 2008
July 30, 2008 Merrill Lynch Dumping Subprime Mortgage Bonds for Pennies on The Dollar
Los Angeles Times | Jul 30 2008
July 30, 2008 Cracking Down on Mortgage Scammers
CNN Money | Jul 30 2008
July 30, 2008 Summary of Key Provisions The Housing Stimulus Bill Signed by President
July 30, 2008 United Title Shuts Down Texas Operations
July 29, 2008 Fannie, Freddie On a Tightrope
Washington Post | Jul 29 2008
July 29, 2008 Senate Committee to Examine "State of the Insurance Industry: Examining the Current Regulatory and Oversight Structure"
July 29, 2008 Home-loan Bill Expected to Save Banks Billions
The Clarion Ledger (MS) | Jul 29 2008
July 29, 2008 Merrill To Write Down Assets
The Washington Post | July 29 2008
July 29, 2008 LandAmerica Financial's Ratings on Negative Watch - S&P
July 28, 2008 Study: Housing Supply is Down
UPI.com | July 28 2008
July 28, 2008 CCH Explains Housing Bailout Bill
SmartPros | Jul 28 2008
July 28, 2008 U.S. Housing, Bank Regulators Summoned to Meet on Housing Bill
Bloomberg | Jul 27 2008
July 27, 2008 Executive Title Insurance Services, Inc. Changes Name to Stewart Title
July 26, 2008 ALTA® Applauds Congress on Passage of Landmark Housing Legislation
July 26, 2008 Key Provisions of the Housing Bill Passed by Congress
July 25, 2008 VA Retains News Property Management Contractor
July 25, 2008 U.S. Foreclosures Double as House Prices Decline
Bloomberg | Jul 25 2008
July 24, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 EPS of $0.03
July 24, 2008 Huge Housing Bill Set to Become Law
Washington Post | July 24 2008
July 24, 2008 Wall Street Shrinks From Competing With Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Bloomberg | Jul 24 2008
July 24, 2008 Potential Impact of Federal Housing Package
San Francisco Chronicle | Jul 24 2008
July 24, 2008 Limits on Title Loans Called a 'Good Start'
Chicago Tribune | Jul 24 2008
July 24, 2008 Growing Loan Losses to Hamper Us Economy -moody's
Reuters | Jul 24 2008
July 24, 2008 Many Share Blame for Housing Crisis
The Arizona Republic | Jul 23 2008
July 23, 2008 Create Self-Sustaining Growth That Can Weather Any Disaster
July 23, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Opening of Fidelity National Title de Mexico S.A. de C.V.
July 23, 2008 A Fannie-Freddie Rescue Could Cost $25B
New York Newsday | Jul 23 2008
July 23, 2008 Head of Mortgage Bankers Association to Resign
CNN Money | Jul 23 2008
July 23, 2008 Record Home Losses in California
Los Angeles Times | July 23, 2008
July 23, 2008 Wachovia and Washington Mutual Post Billions in Mortgage Losses
Los Angeles Times | Jul 23 2008
July 23, 2008 A Housing Rescue Nears – But for Whom?
Christian Science Monitor | Jul 23 2008
July 23, 2008 Joint Economic Committee Examines Impact on Families of Current Econoimc Coniditons
July 23, 2008 Joint Economic Committee Holds Hearings on Housing "Squeeze"
July 23, 2008 House to Consider H.R. 3221
July 22, 2008 ALTA® Action Alert on RESPA Reform
July 22, 2008 Paulson to Congress: Pass Rescue Plan
CNN Money | Jul 22 2008
July 22, 2008 Wachovia to Stop Buying Loans From Mortgage Brokers
Los Angeles Times |July 22 2008
July 22, 2008 Fannie, Freddie May Record More Losses, OFHEO Says
Bloomberg | Jul 22 2008
July 22, 2008 FDIC in Mess Over Subprime Loans-WSJ
Reuters | Jul 21 2008
July 22, 2008 Freddie Mac May Slow Purchases of Mortgages, Bonds
Bloomberg | July 21, 2008
July 22, 2008 New Regulator in Rescue Plan Spurs Debate
New York Times | July 21, 2008
July 22, 2008 Lender Processing Services, Inc.'s SoftPro Division Wins Stevie® Award [PDF]
July 21, 2008 Mortgage Market Weathers Storms
San Francisco Chronicle | July 20, 2008
July 21, 2008 Foreclosures Ravage Parts of County Where Many Used Risky Loans
San Deigo Union-Ttrbune July 20, 2008
July 21, 2008 Fed Prohibits Subprime 'Liar's Loans' - Banks to Verify Borrowers' Incomes
BANKRATE.COM | Jul 21 2008
July 18, 2008 TSS Software Celebrates 15th Anniversary
July 18, 2008 Need a Mortgage Now? Bring Lots of Cash
CNN News | Jul 18 2008
July 17, 2008 Pace of Defaults in California Slows During June
HousingWire.com | Jul 17 2008
July 17, 2008 Cogent Road Launches Padded Credit Score Detection Tool
July 17, 2008 FBI 'Probes US Mortgage Lender'
BBC News | Jul 17 2008
July 17, 2008 Moves to Back Mortgage Giants Should Benefit Home Buyers
MarketWatch | Jul 16 2008
July 17, 2008 In Today's Business World, Talent is Everything: Get the Secrets to Engaging and Retaining Talent
July 16, 2008 Federal Reserve Tightens Mortgage Rules
San Jose Mercury News | Jul 15 2008
July 15, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Downgraded by Moody’s
Housing Wire | July 15, 2008
July 15, 2008 Congressional Reaction To Fannie-Freddie Plan
NPR | Jul 15 2008
July 15, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Lure Debt Investors as Shares Plunge
Bloomberg | Jul 15 2008
July 15, 2008 WaMu Shares Plunge 35 Percent
Seattle Times | Jul 15 2008
July 15, 2008 Fed's War Against Shady Home Loans
CNN News | Jul 15 2008
July 14, 2008 Federal Reserve Board Issues Final Rule Amending Regulation Z Provisions (Truth In Lending)
July 14, 2008 Landata Technologies, Inc. Announces Launch of New eRecording, Document Management Software, Landata eClipse
July 14, 2008 Jennifer Hartung Named Client Relations Manager for Stewart Title of California
July 14, 2008 Federal Reserve Board Approved New Rules Regulating Home Mortgage Loans
July 14, 2008 First Title and Winmarkt Sign Title Insurance Deal
July 14, 2008 Mortgage Giants Falter
The Christian Science Monitor | Jul 14 2008
July 14, 2008 Senate Sends Sweeping Housing Bill to the House
July 14, 2008 U.S. Treasury, Fed Step In To Assist Freddie, Fannie
NPR | Jul 14 2008
July 14, 2008 Fed Looks to Protect Homebuyers From Shady Lending Tactics
The Seattle Times | Jul 14 2008
July 14, 2008 Regulators Seize Indymac Bancorp
Rutland Herald (VT) | July 14, 2008
July 10, 2008 House Financial Services Subcommittee Approves federal Office of Insurance Information
July 10, 2008 Title Industry Gives Back
July 10, 2008 House Committee Examines Systemic Risk and the Financial Markets
July 10, 2008 U.S. Bank Acquisitions Stall on Housing Slump, Defaulted Loans
Bloomberg | Jul 10 2008
July 10, 2008 Fannie Mae, Freddie Losses Make Them `Insolvent,' Poole Says
Bloomberg | Jul 10 2008
July 10, 2008 LandAmerica CEO Elaborates on Strategy to Reduce 'Bricks and Mortar'
July 10, 2008 New England Land Title Association Adopts ALTA®'s 'Principles of Fair Conduct'
July 9, 2008 New California Law Offers a Shield on Mortgage Defaults
The Sacramento Bee | Jul 9 2008
July 8, 2008 ALTA® Action Alert
July 8, 2008 Florida Land Title Association Adopts Principles of Fair Conduct
July 8, 2008 VA Reaching Out to Vets with Mortgage Problems
July 8, 2008 Terry Holt to Conduct Focus Session at Large Agents Meeting
July 8, 2008 Fed to Clamp Down on Exotic and Subprime Loans
New York Times | Jul 08 2008 (Registration Required)
July 8, 2008 HUD to Probe Bank-real-estate Deals
The Denver Post | Jul 08 2008
July 8, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Shares Sink as Rule Change Raised
MarketWatch | Jul 08 2008
July 8, 2008 Indymac to Exit Most Home Lending, Slash 3,800 Jobs
Los Angeles Times | Jul 08 2008
July 7, 2008 Mortgage Rescission Could Be Class Action Nightmare for U.S. Banks
Insurance Journal | July 7 2008
July 7, 2008 Lenders May Hold Up Home Closings in Flooded Areas
RISMedia | Jul 07 2008
July 7, 2008 Arresting Times: Law Enforcement Agencies Cracking Down on Mortgage Fraud
Forth Worth Press | Jul 07 2008
July 3, 2008 Happy Independence Day from ALTA®
July 3, 2008 Surviving & Thriving in the Economic Slow Down - Telephone Seminar
July 2, 2008 Fortes Launches Nationwide Mortgage Platform
Housing Wire | Jul 02 2008
July 2, 2008 Bush: Housing Deal Possible with `less Politics'
Kansas City Star | Jul 02 2008
July 1, 2008 ALTA® CEO Kurt Pfotenhauer Remembers Joe Casa
July 1, 2008 Federal Reserve Board Staff Submitted Comments to HUD [PDF]
July 1, 2008 Finding Middle Ground
July 1, 2008 | insurancenetworking.com
July 1, 2008 Save the Date! ALTA®'s Annual Convention, October 15-18, 2008
July 1, 2008 Bank of America Completes Countrywide Buy
Reuters | Jul 01 2008
July 1, 2008 Wachovia Moves Away From Pick-a-payment Home Loan
The Charlotte Observer | Jul 01 2008
July 1, 2008 Vacant Homes Spread Blight in Suburb and City Alike
The Christian Science Monitor | July 1, 2008
July 1, 2008 Stewart National Title Services Announces Opening of New Baltimore, MD, Office
June 30, 2008 October Research Announces Death of Founder, Publisher
June 30, 2008 Housing Bill Stalls Pending Resolution Of Energy Tax Amendment
June 30, 2008 Piper Jaffray Cuts Estimates on Title Insurers
Yahoo Finance | June 27, 2008
June 30, 2008 Mortgage Rates Creeping Upward
USA TODAY | Jun 30 2008
June 30, 2008 LandAmerica to Merge Underwriting Subsidiaries
June 30, 2008 A Shareholder Class Action Has Been Filed on Behalf of Purchasers of First American Corporation Securities
June 26, 2008 New England Land Title Association Adopts the Principles of Fair Conduct
June 26, 2008 Senator Stalls Housing Relief With Call for Energy Credits
Washington Post | June 26 2008 (Registration Required)
June 26, 2008 House Passes The National Guard And Reservists Debt Relief Act
June 26, 2008 Free Foreclosure Details
Seattle Post Intelligence | Jun 26 2008
June 26, 2008 Stewart Title Services closing 5 area offices
Indianapolis Star | Jun 26 2008
June 26, 2008 Stewart® Forms Multi-State Trustee Company to Address Foreclosure Needs
June 26, 2008 Quality Sales Education at an Affordable Price
June 25, 2008 ALTA® AMT Relief Bill(H.R. 6225) Press Release [PDF]
June 25, 2008 SEC Starting Study on Financial Disclosure
Accounting Pro | Jun 25 2008
June 25, 2008 Senate Advances $300 Bil Mortgage-Rescue Measure
Investor's Business Daily | Jun 25 2008
June 25, 2008 Illinois to Sue Countrywide
Reuters | Jun 25 2008
June 25, 2008 MBA Releases White Paper on Key Components for Information Security Programs
June 25, 2008 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Old Republic Title Insurance Group and Its Members; Revises Outlook to Negative
June 24, 2008 Four Years of Gains in Home Prices Wiped Out
MarketWatch | Jun 24 2008
June 24, 2008 "Innovative Strategies in Today's Market" – Registration Open for ALTA®'s Annual Convention
June 24, 2008 C. Scott Logan Named Georgia State Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company
June 24, 2008 First eRecording for All American Title Accepted in Hillsborough County, Fl.
June 24, 2008 Veto Threatened for Housing Bill
Washington Post | June 24 2008
June 24, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Fail to Relieve Housing by Shunning Jumbo Loans
Bloomberg | June 24 2008
June 24, 2008 System Criticized as Slow
Tulsa World | Jun 24 2008
June 24, 2008 Errors in Lien Data Could Cost Buyers
The Columbus Dispatch | Jun 24 2008
June 23, 2008 Shaky Job Market Threatens Housing Recovery housing Slump Rivals Deepest Slowdowns in 60-plus Years: Report
MarketWatch | Jun 23 2008
June 23, 2008 Surveyors Report: Doing the Right Thing
The American Surveyor | Jun 23 2008
June 23, 2008 Bankrupt Alliance Title Has $100m in Liabilities, Few Assets
San Jose Business Journal | June 23 2008
June 23, 2008 Another Title Company Quits Modesto and Stanislaus County
The Modesto Bee | Jun 23 2008
June 19, 2008 ALTA® Title Agents Executive Conference Room Block has been Extended Through Monday, June 23, 2008
June 19, 2008 Resource Title Adds Industry Veteran to Manage Retail Marketing and CE Seminars
June 19, 2008 Charges at Bear Stearns Linked to Subprime Debacle
Washington Post | June 19, 2008
June 19, 2008 Kurt Pfotenhauer Interviewed by U.S. News & World Report
June 19, 2008 Notaries to Provide Revolutionary Solution for Securing Signers' Electronic Identities
June 19, 2008 Opting Out of Title Insurance
US News | June 18, 2008
June 19, 2008 Lawyer to Sort Out Flagler Title's Finances; $2.5 Million, Owner Missing
South Florida Sun-Sentinel |June 19, 2008
June 18, 2008 Brace for Other Shoe to Drop in Mortgage Mess, Some Warn
MSNBC News | Jun 18 2008
June 18, 2008 LandAmerica Introduces New Customer-Focused Operating Structure in Colorado
June 18, 2008 NAIC Comments on Proposed RESPA Rule [PDF]
June 17, 2008 Reserve Your Room Now for the ALTA® Title Agents Executive Conference
June 17, 2008 Realtors Challenge HUD’s RESPA Reform
RISMedia | Jun 17 2008
June 17, 2008 Housing Woes Hit Community Banks
Los Angeles Times | June 17, 2008
June 17, 2008 FTC Staff Files Comments with HUD on Proposed Amendments to RESPA Regulations
7th Space | Jun 17 2008
June 17, 2008 FTC Staff Files Comments with HUD on Proposed Amendments to RESPA Regulations
June 16, 2008 Mortgage Loans Just Got Harder to Get
Chicago SunTimes | Jun 16 2008
June 16, 2008 FHA is Waiting to Give You a Loan
Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Jun 16 2008
June 16, 2008 Gas Boom Spawns Land Rush
The Times-Tribune (PA) - | Jun 16 2008
June 16, 2008 Chill Creeping Into Home-equity Lines of Credit
Chicago Times | Jun 16 2008
June 16, 2008 SBA Asks HUD to Reconsider Aspects of RESPA Proposal
June 12, 2008 ATLA Files Joint RESPA Letter with REALTORS® and Consumers [PDF]
June 12, 2008 RESPA Comment Period Closes Today
June 12, 2008 Xerox Simplifies Loan Process with Electronic Signature
June 12, 2008 Average Price Rose in Baltimore Area
Baltimore Sun | Jun 12 2008
June 12, 2008 A Cold Market for Jumbo Loans Shows Signs of a Thaw
Los Angeles Times | June 12, 2008
June 12, 2008 How to Sell When Nobody's Buying
June 11, 2008 Tight Credit Won't Slam Home Values
The Seattle Times | Jun 11 2008
June 11, 2008 SEC Proposing New Rules for Credit Raters
AccountingWeb (AP) | Jun 11 2008
June 11, 2008 Many Opt for FHA Loans This Quarter
The Houston Chronicle | Jun 11 2008
June 10, 2008 House Subcommittee Examines Legislation to Create a Federal Insurance Adviser
June 10, 2008 ALTA®'s Land Title Institute Announces Summer Sales Series
June 10, 2008 Deputy U.S. Trade Representative John K. Veroneau to Address ALTA® 2008 Annual Convention
June 10, 2008 FHA Seeks Downpayment Ban
June 10, 2008 A.M. Best Affirms Rating of Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund Inc
June 10, 2008 How HUD Mortgage Policy Fed The Crisis
Washington Post | Jun 10 2008
June 10, 2008 Bipartisan Health Plan Bill Introduced
June 9, 2008 TSS Software Selected by Ohio Title Agency
June 9, 2008 Pending Resales of U.S. Houses Probably Decreased in April
Bloomberg | Jun 09 2008
June 9, 2008 Consumers Face Tougher Time Getting Loans as Bank Crisis Spreads
Kansas City Star | Jun 08 2008
June 9, 2008 Washington Report: Mortgage Crisis Relief Bill
Realty Times | Jun 09 2008
June 9, 2008 Stewart(R) Announces the Formation of Stewart Global Solutions
June 9, 2008 Advantage Title Co-Insures Title for Loan on $242 million Downtown Washington, D.C., Office Project
June 9, 2008 First Title Provides Title Insurance to Pinnacle
June 8, 2008 Bank of America is Firm on Countrywide Buyout
The Herald Tribune | Jun 08 2008
June 6, 2008 Statement by Kurt Pfotenhauer, CEO on HUD's Proposal to Amend the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act [PDF]
June 5, 2008 Only One Week Left to Comment on RESPA Rule
June 5, 2008 Looking for Fresh and Innovative Ways to Expand Your Business Opportunities?
June 5, 2008 Housing Economist Criticizes HUD RESPA Economic Analysis
June 5, 2008 Another Bank, First Tenn, Exits Mammoth Mortgage Business
CNN Money | Jun 05 2008
June 5, 2008 Morgan Stanley, Merrill, Lehman Ratings Cut by S&P
Bloomberg |Jun 02 2008
June 5, 2008 The Role of FICO Scores in the Credit Mess
The Sun (NY) | Jun 05 2008
June 5, 2008 LSSI and Loan-Score Form Strategic Alliance
June 5, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Sells Approximately 20 Percent of its Ownership Stake in Sedgwick CMS
June 5, 2008 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Fidelity National Financial Inc. and Its Subsidiaries
June 5, 2008 ALTA® Announces Year-End Industry Financial Data is Now Available
June 4, 2008 MISMO® Releases Version 1.2 Commercial Reference Model
June 4, 2008 Las Vegas Called 'Mortgage Fraud Ground Zero'
USA TODAY | Jun 03 2008
June 4, 2008 Mortgage Turmoil Results in Changes
Orlando Sentinel | Jun 03 2008
June 3, 2008 Only 9 Days Left to File Comments
June 3, 2008 Encomia Enhances eDisclosures Product
June 3, 2008 MISMO Holds Interim Meeting on Version 3.0
June 3, 2008 Iowa Land Title Association Adopts the Principles of Fair Conduct
June 2, 2008 Mortgage Defaults Hit Military Especially Hard
Arizona Daily Star | Jun 01 2008
June 2, 2008 Bad Credit Data? Lenders Might Have to Alert You Under Federal Plan
Los Angeles Times | Jun 01 2008
June 2, 2008 IN Mortgage Meltdown, 'walkaway' Homeowners May Be Suburban Myth
Los Angeles Times | Jun 01 2008
June 2, 2008 Closing Costs All Over The Map, Study Finds
San Francisco Gate | Jun 01 2008
June 2, 2008 Homeowners Find Big Problem in 'Solutions'
St Petersburg Times | Jun 01 2008
June 1, 2008 Sec to Propose New Rules for Financial Instruments
The Herald Tribune | May 30 2008
May 30, 2008 The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
May 30, 2008 Much of City Appears Headed for Flood Zone A, Requiring Flood Insurance.
Reno Gazette Journal | May 30 2008
May 30, 2008 New Overdue Home Loans Swamp Effort to Fix Mortgages in Default
Bloomberg | May 30 2008
May 30, 2008 State Closes Title Company
Baltimore Sun - | May 30 2008
May 29, 2008 Only Two Weeks Left to File Comments on Proposed RESPA Rule
May 29, 2008 Housing Crisis Legislation Likely
The Daily Advertiser (LA) | May 29 2008
May 29, 2008 Industry's Woes Trickle Down to Regional Banks
Los Angeles Times | May 29, 2008
May 28, 2008 FHA Revises Forms: Loan Underwriting and Transmittal Summary, and Addendum to Uniform Residential Loan Application
May 28, 2008 OCC Undermines OFHEO's Appraisal Agreement with NY AG
May 28, 2008 Company Turns 25
May 28, 2008 Banks Miss an Easy Housing Fix
CNN Money | May 28 2008
May 28, 2008 Loan Crisis May Cut Affordable Housing
Chicago Sun-Times | May 28 2008
May 27, 2008 Gordon Bethune Slated to Address ALTA® 2008 Annual Convention, October 15-18, 2008
May 27, 2008 Summer School With LTI
May 27, 2008 U.S. Economy: Consumer Confidence Slides as Home Values Decline
Bloomberg | May 27 2008
May 27, 2008 Old Republic Declares Higher Cash Dividend on Common Stock
May 27, 2008 Lawsuits Against Lenders Accelerate Amid U.S. Housing Crisis
Insurance Journal | May 27 2008
May 27, 2008 S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. Home-Price Index Falls 14.4%
Bloomberg | May 27 2008
May 27, 2008 ALTA® Sues Property and Casualty Companies in California for Illegally Issuing Title Insurance
May 26, 2008 All Markets Now Equal in Eyes of Fannie Mae
San Francisco Chronicle | May 25 2008
May 22, 2008 ALTA® Testifies Before the House Small Business Committee
May 22, 2008 Senate Banking Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing on HUD Nominee
May 22, 2008 House Comm. Examines Impact on Homebuyers and Housing Market of Conforming Loan Limit Increase
May 22, 2008 CLTA Adopts the ALTA® "Principles of Fair Conduct"
May 22, 2008 Crunch Turns Back Clock on Mortgage Lending
Reuters | May 22 2008
May 22, 2008 Senate Bill Would Cut Size of Fannie, Freddie Loans
San Francisico Chronicle | May 22 2008
May 22, 2008 Calif. Congresswoman Loses House in Foreclosure
USA Today | May 22 2008
May 22, 2008 Annual Convention Article
May 21, 2008 New Mortgage Company May Open with Former Delta Staff
NewsDay | May 21 2008
May 21, 2008 Freddie Mac CFO Says GSEs Are Gaining Market Share and Raising Prices Amid Shakeout
CNN Money | May 20 2008
May 21, 2008 LandAmerica to Combine Residential Services with Lender Service
May 21, 2008 Fannie Mae CEO: Home Prices Will Keep Falling
CNN Money | May 20 2008
May 20, 2008 Senate Banking Committee Passes Major Housing Legislation
May 20, 2008 Submit Your RESPA Comments by June 12
May 20, 2008 Senate Banking Committee Reports FHA Lending and GSE Regulatory Overhaul Bill
May 20, 2008 Investors Title Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
May 20, 2008 Florida Title Insurance Company Releases New Web Site
May 20, 2008 LandAmerica Announces the Opening of the LandAmerica Title Insurance Company of Mexico, S.A.
May 20, 2008 Senators Reach Deal on Foreclosure Legislation
Los Angeles Times | May 20 2008
May 20, 2008 Fannie Mae Cuts Mortgage Down Payments
USAToday / Reuters | May 20 2008
May 19, 2008 Guidance on Mortgage Loan Modifications
By WebCPA | May 19 2008
May 19, 2008 Secured Title buys Finley Abstract
May 19, 2008 FHA to Shift to Insurance Based on Risk
San Francisco Chronicle | May 18 2008
May 19, 2008 Title Data Settles Complaint
Houston Chronicle | May 16 2008
May 19, 2008 Need a New Mortgage? Call Uncle Sam
CNN Money | May 19 2008
May 19, 2008 Pending Legislation May Impact Pennsylvania Default Attorneys/Lenders
Default Servicing News | May 16 2006
May 15, 2008 ALTA® Comments on RESPA by Kurt Pfotenhauer
May 14, 2008 Mortgage in Trouble? How Congress Wants to Help
CNN Money | May 14 2008
May 14, 2008 Land Owners Trapped in Document Runaround
East Valley Tribune (AZ) | May 14 2008
May 14, 2008 Housing Market Primed for Mortgage Fraud
ABC News | May 14 2008
May 14, 2008 Boca Firm Audited After Scam
Palm Beach Post | May 13 2008
May 14, 2008 Housing Rescue Stokes Partisan Split
CNN Money | May 14 2008
May 14, 2008 Housing Rescue Stokes Partisan Split
CNN Money | May 14 2008
May 14, 2008 Colorado Back on Top-10 List for Mortgage Fraud
Rocky Mountain News | May 14 2008
May 13, 2008 Explore and Develop Innovative Business Solutions – Attend ALTA®'s Annual Convention
May 13, 2008 HUD To Implement FHASecure Expansion Using Fair, Flexible Premium Pricing
May 13, 2008 Brent Stokes Joins Stewart Title Guaranty Company
May 13, 2008 Industry Veteran James J. Dufficy, Joins Stewart Title Guaranty as Vice President
May 13, 2008 Bernanke Says Fed to Boost Loans to Banks as Needed
Bloomberg | May 13 2008
May 13, 2008 Senate Talks Collapse On a Housing Bill
Washington Post | May 13 2008
May 12, 2008 Economic Projections for 2008 Look Dim
The Daily Titan | May 12 2008
May 12, 2008 Fight Looms Over Proposed Home-appraisal Rules
San Francisco Gate | May 11 2008
May 12, 2008 Turning Up the Heat on Fannie Mae
Barron's | May 12 2008
May 11, 2008 LandAmerica Fraud Detection Program Helps Safeguard Revenues and Avoid Costly Fraud Claims
May 11, 2008 eMortgages Find Way Home After Subprime Fiasco
Houston Business Journal | May 09 2008
May 10, 2008 FACTBOX: What Has The U.s. Gov't Done to Fix Housing Crisis?
Reuters | May 09 2008
May 9, 2008 Mortgage Crisis Seeps to Prime Loans
USA TODAY | May 09 2008
May 8, 2008 The New Mortgage Rate Calculus
CNN Money | May 08 2008
May 8, 2008 LandAmerica's Dan A. Robledo Inducted to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
May 8, 2008 HUD Extends Comment Period On Proposed Mortgage Reforms
May 8, 2008 South Dakota Land Title Association Adopts the Principles of Fair Conduct
May 8, 2008 Annual Convention Call For Presentations - Closes Tomorrow
May 7, 2008 First American's Suit-on-Note Scoring Module Quantifies Optimal Resolution Projections for Investors and Servicers
May 7, 2008 Home-buyer-friendly Policies Help Out in S.c.
The Post and Courier | May 07 2008
May 7, 2008 March Pending Sales Down 20% Over Year Ago
Philadelphia Inquire | May 08 2008
May 7, 2008 Fannie Offers Dismal Housing Outlook
CNN Money | May 07 2008
May 6, 2008 Update on RESPA Dear Colleague Letter
May 6, 2008 ALTA® Officials Meet With HUD On Proposed RESPA Rule
May 6, 2008 Learn How to be a Change Agent for Your Business
May 6, 2008 Temporary Conforming Loan Limits Updated In Three Areas
May 6, 2008 LandAmerica Fraud Detection Program Helps Agent Partners Safeguard Revenues and Avoid Costly Fraud Claims
May 6, 2008 Fannie Posts Loss, to Cut Payout, Raise Capita
Reuters | May 06 2008
May 6, 2008 Bernanke: Foreclosure Woes Require Action
CNN Money | May 06 2008
May 6, 2008 Rep. Frank Wants Answers on Jumbo Loan Inaction
International Herald Tribune | May 06 2008
May 6, 2008 Title Industry Titans Feel the Pain of Housing, Mortgage Downturn
The Housing Wire | May 05 2008
May 6, 2008 HUD Solicits Comment on Proposed Changes to Real Estate Settlement Act
Tallahassee Democrat | May 06 2008
May 5, 2008 Financial Services Committee Approves FHA Housing and Homeowner Retention Act
May 5, 2008 Tight Credit Hitting Specialized Areas of Mortgage Market
San Francisco Gate | May 4, 2008
May 5, 2008 More Big Losses Expected From Fannie, Freddie
Reuters | May 05 2008
May 5, 2008 Home Sales Slowest in 5 Years
Las Cruces Sun-News | May 05 2008
May 5, 2008 Hidden Mortgage Risks Abound in U.S. Home Market
Bloomberg | May 05 2008
May 2, 2008 Investors Move in to Save Broken Mortgages
Los Angeles Times | May 1, 2008
May 1, 2008 ALTA® Action Alert - Submit Your Comments to HUD on Proposed RESPA Reform by May 13
May 1, 2008 e-Signs of Life in the Mortgage Industry
May 1, 2008 The First American Corporation Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2008
May 1, 2008 Mortgage Sector Sees Harmful Mandate
Reuters | May 01 2008
May 1, 2008 FDIC Chief Backs Treasury Loans to Spur Refinancing
Los Angeles Times | May 1, 2008
May 1, 2008 The Housing Crisis and the Future of the U.S. Economy
Harvard Business Review | May 01 2008
May 1, 2008 Mortgage defaults up a staggering 37 per cent
The Toronto Star | May 01 2008
April 30, 2008 Fed Trims Rate to 2%, Signals Ready to Consider Pause
Bloomberg | Apr 30 2008
April 30, 2008 2010 is Predicted Date for Housing Recovery
Baltimore Sun | Apr 30 2008
April 30, 2008 The Road to a Jumbo Mortgage Was Supposed to Get Easier
The New York Times | Apr 30 2008 (Registration Required)
April 30, 2008 Countrywide, GMAC Losses Underline U.S. Housing Slump
Bloomberg | Apr 29 2008
April 30, 2008 Homes Facing Foreclosure More than Doubled in 1q From 2007
Find Law / AP | Apr 29 2008
April 30, 2008 Weak 0.6% Economic Growth in Q1 is Better than Forecast
USA Today | Apr 30 2008
April 30, 2008 Stewart Information Services Corporation Reported Its Quarter results
April 30, 2008 LandAmerica Releases First Quarter Results
April 30, 2008 Housing-aid Bill Eyed for Vote Thursday
MarketWatch | Apr 30 2008
April 29, 2008 Implementing Business Strategies in a Slow Market
April 29, 2008 2008 Annual Convention Call for Presentations – Due May 9, 2008
April 29, 2008 A Free-Market Approach to Housing Crisis
The Arizona Republic | Apr 29 2008
April 29, 2008 Bank of America to Modify Home Loans
Reuters | Apr 29 2008
April 29, 2008 State Senate OKs Foreclosure Bill
Los Angeles Times | Apr 29 2008
April 29, 2008 2008 Tech Forum Proceedings & Photos Available Online
April 28, 2008 Stewart Title Ltd. Offers Lenders Cover Against Loss Resulting From Mortgage Fraud
April 28, 2008 Bank of America to Pledge Mortgage Aid
Los Angeles Tmes | Apr 27 2008 (Registration Required)
April 28, 2008 Americas Watchdog Wants To Talk To Every New Homeowners
Press Release | Apr 28 2008
April 28, 2008 Loan Industry Fighting Rules on Mortgages
The New York Times | Apr 28 2008 (Registration Required)
April 28, 2008 Mortgage Crisis Expands to Prime Borrowers in N.h.
The Boston Globe | Apr 27 2008
April 28, 2008 Presidential Candidates Call for Government to Rescue Homeowners
The Dallas Morning News | Apr 27 2007
April 28, 2008 The Rating Agencies
CBS News | Apr 27 2008
April 28, 2008 Buyers Hurt By Misguided Designations of Risk Areas
San Francisco Chronicle | Apr 27 2008
April 28, 2008 Fed's Online Mortgage Maps Show Where Problems Are
Contra Costa Times | Apr 27 2008
April 25, 2008 Old Republic Posts 1Q Loss on Mortgage, Title Insurance
April 25, 2008 Universal Settlements Announces Launch of Strategic Markets Division
April 25, 2008 Freddie, Fannie Take on Big Loans, Risk
The Street.com | Apr 25 2008
April 25, 2008 in Housing Market, It's The Worst of Times and Best of Times
USA Today | Apr 25 2008
April 25, 2008 Homeowners Convert to Costlier Fixed-Rate Loans Amid ARM Fears
Bloomberg | Apr 25 2008
April 25, 2008 The Subprime Bust in Microcosm: The Saga of a Failed Mortgage Package
The International Herald Tribune | Apr 25 2008
April 25, 2008 Us Housing Crisis Deepens as Sales Hit 17-year Low
The Boston Globe | Apr 25 2008
April 24, 2008 ALTA® Participates in Small Business Administration Roundtable on RESPA Proposal
April 24, 2008 Call to Action-RESPA Reform
April 24, 2008 Submit Your Call For Presentations for the 2008 ALTA® Annual Convention
April 24, 2008 A Federal Cure for The U.Ss. Housing Crisis Faces Obstacles
Los Angeles Times | Apr 24, 2008
April 24, 2008 Pulte Loss Widens to $696.1 Million in Housing Slump
Bloomberg | Apr 24 2008
April 24, 2008 U.S. Lawmakers Set to Write Mortgage Bailout Bill
Reuters | Apr 24 2008
April 24, 2008 Fannie Mae Rethinks Rules Critics Labeled as Discriminatory
Bloomberg News / April 24, 2008
April 24, 2008 TitleVest Launches Grow Paperless™: Manhattan-based Title Insurance Company
April 24, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 EPS of $0.13
April 24, 2008 A.M. Best Downgrades Ratings of First American Title Insurance Group and First American Corporation
April 23, 2008 Expert's Tips on Title Companies
Rocky Mountain News | Apr 22 2008
April 22, 2008 ALTA® Members Participate in Teleconference With HUD on RESPA Reform
April 22, 2008 Douglas Duncan, Vice President and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae to Address ALTA®'s 2008 Annual Convention
April 22, 2008 TSS Software Acquires ClosersEdge
April 22, 2008 BofA's Quarter Hints Economy Won't Dig Out of Hole Soon
Seattle Times | Apr 22 2008
April 22, 2008 Lenders Derail Plan to Let Bankruptcy Judges Modify Mortgages
Los Angeles Times | Apr 22 2008
April 22, 2008 Best Ways to Fix The Subprime Mess
CNN Money | Apr 22 2008
April 21, 2008 The Trillion-dollar Mortgage Time Bomb
CNN | Apr 21 2008
April 21, 2008 Housing-credit Woes Spur Calls for More Federal Regulation
Asscoaiated Press | Apr 21 2008
April 21, 2008 Condo Financing Getting a Lot Harder in Wake of Credit Woes
San Francisco Chronicle | Apr 20, 2008
April 21, 2008 OFHEO Issues Examination Guidance On Fair Value Option
April 21, 2008 Re/Max Denies Title Firm Favoritism
Rocky Mountain News | Apr 21 2008
April 20, 2008 Re/Max Suit Sparked State Probe
Denver Post | Apr 19 2008
April 18, 2008 Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Increases Share Repurchase Authorization and Declares Quarterly Dividend
April 18, 2008 Edwards Steps Down From Stewart Title
Corpus Cristi Caller Times | Apr 18 2008
April 18, 2008 Subpoenas Issued in Real Estate Probe
The Denver Post | Apr 18 2008
April 18, 2008 Foreclosures Push States to Try a Mix of Solutions
New York Times | Apr 18 2008
April 17, 2008 House Financial Services Committee to Mark Up Housing Rescue Legislation
April 17, 2008 LTI Inventory Blowout!
April 17, 2008 Free Teleconference -- ALTA® Members Only: Discuss the REPSA Rule With HUD Officials
April 17, 2008 Regulator Knocks Fannie, Freddie Appraisal Deal
Reuters | Apr 16 2008
April 17, 2008 U.S. Economy is Rough Shape, Fed Reports
Market Watch | Apr 17 2008
April 17, 2008 Mortgage Fraud Cases Strain FBI
Washington Post | Apr 17 2008 (Registration Required)
April 17, 2008 Housing Bailout: Helping Hand Or Handout?
USA TODAY | Apr 16 2008
April 17, 2008 MISMO® Releases MXCompliance Title v2.3.2 Request and Response Certification
April 17, 2008 Revisions of Existing and New ALTA® Forms and Related Documents Are Listed for Comment
April 16, 2008 Capital Markets Subcommittee Examines Legislation to Facilitate Mortgage Loan Modifications by Servicers
April 16, 2008 Median Price Keeps Falling
San Duego Union Tribune | Apr 16 2008
April 16, 2008 Fannie Mae Releases Homestay Details for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
The Couier New | Apr 16 2008
April 15, 2008 Only a Few Days Left to Save an Extra $50 to Attend ALTA®'s 101st Annual Convention
Innovative Strategies in Today's Market
April 15, 2008 First American CoreLogic Announces REiSource
April 15, 2008 The First American Corporation Announces Appointment of Five Directors Recommended by Highfields Capital Management
April 15, 2008 The First American Corporation Announces Retirement of Two Directors
April 15, 2008 Appraisers Say WaMu Cut Corners to Increase Its Mortgage Business
Seattle Times | Apr 15 2008
April 15, 2008 U.S. Steps Up Response to Housing Crisis
The Christian Science Monitor | Apr 14, 2008
April 15, 2008 Prime Time for Subprime Plan
GC California Magazine | Ap 15 2008
April 15, 2008 At Wachovia, Pick-A-Pay Becomes Pick-A-Problem
CNN Money | Apr 15 2008
April 15, 2008 Tuesday at ALTA®'s 2008 Tech Forum
April 15, 2008 List of Concerns with Proposed RESPA Rule [PDF]
April 14, 2008 Mortgage Grader Receives $100,000 Grant to Create National Web Tool Connecting Borrowers With Settlement Service Providers
April 14, 2008 Title Companies to Appeal PRC Order
Las Crues Sun News /AP Apr 11 2008
April 14, 2008 AP Poll: Growing Majority Avoid Buying Homes as Pessimism Over Housing Crisis Grows
WZTV/ AP | Apr 14 2008
April 14, 2008 Where WaMu Went Wrong
Seattle Times | Apr 14 2008
April 14, 2008 HUD Boss Jackson Chided on Loan Oversight
UPI | Apr 13 2008
April 14, 2008 Title Insurers Face Criticism Over Pricing
The Boston Globe | Apr 13 2008
April 11, 2008 State Senator Targets Fraud in Real Estate Appraisals
The Journal Record April 11, 2008
April 11, 2008 Senate clears housing relief bill
The Christian Science Monitor | Apr 11 2008
April 11, 2008 TSS Software Partners with First American to Enhance TitleExpress
April 11, 2008 House Committee Hold Second Hearing - "Using FHA for Housing Stabilization and Homeownership Retention"
April 10, 2008 One Day Passes Available at Tech Forum
April 10, 2008 2008 ALTA® Annual Convention Call For Presentations - Now Open
April 10, 2008 IMF Puts Subprime Loss Near $1 Trillion
St Louis Today | Apr 10 2008
April 10, 2008 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Adds Gary Kasper to Mortgage Origination Product Strategy Team
April 10, 2008 OneMove(TM) Signs Mortgage Processing Integration Agreement with First Canadian Title
April 10, 2008 FHFB Approves A Proposed Rule Authorizing the FHLBs to Establish Set-Aside Programs For Refinancing Subprime Mortgage Loans
April 10, 2008 April Is National Financial Literacy Month
April 9, 2008 House Committee Holds First Hearing on Using FHA for Housing Stabilization and Homeownership Retention
April 8, 2008 Hawaii Update
April 8, 2008 Financial Services Committee to Hold April 9 and April 10 Hearing on Economic, Mortgage and Housing Rescue Bill
April 8, 2008 Merger Talks End At Home Loan Banks
The Chicago Tribune | Apr 08 2008
April 8, 2008 Citigroup, Wells Fargo May Fuel Recession by Curtailing Lending
Bloomberg | Apr 08 2008
April 8, 2008 Nutter: Federal Aid Needed During Housing Crisis
CBS News | Apr 8 2008
April 8, 2008 Washington Mutual to Exit Wholesale Lending
The Housing Wire | Apr 08 2008
April 8, 2008 Learn About the New Proposed RESPA Rule
April 7, 2008 Ohio, Mortgage Co's Ink Foreclosure Prevention Deals
Reuters | Apr 7 2008
April 7, 2008 Fed's Rosengren Calls Delay in Housing Recovery a `Surprise'
Bloomberg | Apr 07 2008
April 7, 2008 HUD Proposes a New Good Faith Estimate
Naples Daily News | Apr 07 2008
April 7, 2008 Investors, Not Fed, to Blame for Crisis-greenspan
Reuters | Apr 07 2008
April 7, 2008 Housing Crisis Hits Its Own
Washington Post | Apl 6 2008 (Registration Required)
April 7, 2008 ALTA® Names Michelle Korsmo Senior Vice President, Marketing & Member Programs [PDF]
April 7, 2008 Foreclosure Relief Bill Debated on Senate Floor
April 4, 2008 Attorneys Title Appoints Representatives to Western District Office
April 4, 2008 Bills Seek to Ease Crisis in Housing
The Baltimore Sun | Apr 04 2008
April 4, 2008 Difficult Housing Market Hammers Ann Arbor-area Title Companies
Michigan Live | Apr 4 2008
April 4, 2008 in Today's Market, Mortgage Doesn't Come Easy
Macedonia News | Apr 04 2008
April 4, 2008 Landata Technologies, Inc. and Optical Storage Solutions Form a Strategic Alliance
April 3, 2008 Dreary appraisal by Fed chairman
Philadelphia Inquirer | Apr 3 2008
April 3, 2008 As Downturn Rages On, Lenders Consider eMortgages
National Notary | Apr 3 2008
April 3, 2008 LTI Online is Back!
April 2, 2008 Federal Reserve System Unveils a New System to Show Subprime and Alt-A Loan Mortgage Conditions
April 2, 2008 Titledge Group Acquires myClosingSPACE.com
April 2, 2008 TSS Software Is Hosting Their 2008 User Seminar In May
April 2, 2008 Premier Title of Oregon Moves Into The Business Neighborhood
April 2, 2008 Bipartisan Effort Aims to Ease Housing Crisis
Las Vegas Review Journal | Apr 02 2008
April 2, 2008 Fannie Mae Takes Another Step to Ease Capital Need
Reuters | Apr 1 2008
April 2, 2008 Questions Remain Over New Aid Plans
The Mercury News | Apr 01 2008
April 2, 2008 Make Your Views on RESPA Rule Known
April 1, 2008 Modern Mortgages
April 1, 2008 Federal Insurance Regulation Proposed Again
MarketWatch | Apr 1 2008
April 1, 2008 NAIC Response to Treasury Report
April 1, 2008 GMD and ASC Build an Interface to offer Lenders Documents Through PowerLend
April 1, 2008 Some U.S. Homes Now Worth Less Than Their Copper Pipes
Insurance News | Apr 1 2008
April 1, 2008 Officials File Civil Lawsuit against 3 Former Florida Insurance Companies
Insurance Journal | Apr 1 2008
April 1, 2008 Lenders Technology Corp. Circulates Draft RFP for National Database to Track Fraud Against Mortgage
April 1, 2008 Ohio Approves Selected Sessions for CE Credit at ALTA® Tech Forum 2008
April 1, 2008 Join LTI for the telephone seminar entitled "Building Your Success One Relationship at a Time"
March 31, 2008 HUD Secretary Jackson Resigns Amid Federal Probe
Bloomberg | Mar 31 2008
March 31, 2008 MISMO® and PRIA Release IPR Disclosure Draft of Business Requirements for eRecording Electronic Recordable Instruments
March 31, 2008 Treasury Releases Blueprint for Stronger Regulatory Structure
March 31, 2008 As Owners Default, Lenders Move in
Chicago Tribune | Mar 31 2008
March 31, 2008 U.S. Treasury Pitches Regulatory Overhaul
Reuters | Mar 31 2008
March 31, 2008 Arming against foreclosure: Should bankruptcy laws be tweaked to help homeowners avoid foreclosure?
MarketWatch | Mar 31 2008
March 31, 2008 Bush Seeks Financial Regulation Overhaul
The Acccounting Pro | Mar 31 2006
March 29, 2008 Fidelity National critiques new mortgage rules
MarketWatch | Mar 28 2008
March 27, 2008 Preliminary 2007 Year-End Market Share Data is Now Available
March 27, 2008 Marketing is More Than Just Sales – Learn the New Definition of Marketing 101 at ALTA®'s Tech Forum
March 27, 2008 FDIC to Boost Staffing in Bank Failures agency Says it Has No New Information About Failures
MarketWatch | Mar 26 2008
March 27, 2008 KPMG Allowed Fraud At New Century, Report Says
Reuters | Mar 27 2008
March 27, 2008 New Insurance Policy Targets Property Values
The Day (CT) | Mar 27 2008
March 27, 2008 US Mortgage Aid Plan Sees Role for Fannie, Freddie
Reuters | Mar 27 2008
March 27, 2008 Registration is Open for ALTA®'s 101st Annual Convention
March 27, 2008 LTI Releases Updated Commitment Form Video
March 26, 2008 Fannie Mae Tightens Loan Restrictions
The Boston Globe | Mar 26 2008
March 26, 2008 New-Home Sales in U.S. Fall to Lowest in 13 Years
Bloomberg | Mar 26 2008
March 26, 2008 OFHEO Issues Final Guidance On Conforming Loan Limit Calculations
March 26, 2008 HUD seeks to change lending disclosures, fees
San Francisco Chronicle | Mar 24 2008
March 25, 2008 Best Practices and Benchmarking – Two Keys to Your Success in the New Era
March 25, 2008 Wall Street CFOs See Opportunities in Crunch
Reuters | Mar 25 2008
March 25, 2008 A Ray of Light for Housing?
The Baltimore Sun | Mar 25 2008
March 25, 2008 More States Approved for CE/CLE Credit at ALTA® Tech Forum 2008
March 24, 2008 Mortgage Securities Lure Pensions
Allentown Morning Call | Mar 24 2008
March 24, 2008 KB Home Sued Over Appraisals
San Francisco Chronicle | Mar 23 2008
March 24, 2008 Qualified Borrowers Face Credit Squeeze
The Boston Globe | Mar 23 2008
March 21, 2008 Fannie Mae Contributes SMART Doc Validation Patent to MISMO
Origination Times | Mar 20 2008
March 21, 2008 New Crisis, Old Isms
San Francisco Chronicle | Mar 21 2008
March 21, 2008 Fitch Downgrades $697.2 Million in Ameriquest RMBS Deals
Housing Wire | Mar 20 2008
March 21, 2008 Comments Sought On Revisions To The Interagency Q&A Regarding Flood Insurance
March 20, 2008 Four Professional Development Tracks Slated for Tech Forum 2008 – Pick Your Area of Learning
March 20, 2008 House Banking Chairman Calls for Financial Services Regulatory Changes
March 20, 2008 Are You Afraid of Commitment?
March 20, 2008 Credit Suisse Drops Most Since 2002 as Bank Sees Loss
Bloomberg | Mar 20 2008
March 20, 2008 U.S. Treasury Rejects Democrats' Calls for Housing Bailout
Bloomberg | Mar 20 2008
March 20, 2008 Report: State ranks at top in mortgage crisis
The Clarion Ledger(MS) Mar 20 2008
March 20, 2008 Can’t Grasp Credit Crisis? Join The Club
New York Times Mar 19 2008
March 20, 2008 "It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Know"
March 19, 2008 Fed Cuts Fail to Lower 30-year Mortgage Rates
Los Angeles Times | Mar 19, 2008 More - (Subscription Required)
March 19, 2008 DocuTech and Gallagher Partner to Improve eDoc Services Companies integrate NetOxygen and ConformX
March 19, 2008 OFHEO, Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Rollout Initiative To Increase Mortgage Market Liquidity
March 18, 2008 ALTA® Seeks Comments on Proposed RESPA Changes
March 18, 2008 Federal Conference Proceedings Available Online
March 18, 2008 Are You Effectively Targeting Your Marketing?
March 18, 2008 Wilbur Ross Will Buy H&R Block Unit for $1.1 Billion
Bloomberg | Mar 18 2008
March 18, 2008 Program Helps with Short Sales
The Herald Tribune | Mar 18 2008
March 18, 2008 Bear Stearns Fiasco is Regulatory Failure
The Baltimore Sun | Mar 18 2008
March 18, 2008 Encomia Announces eDisclosures Customers
March 17, 2008 Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Signs Agreement with LandAmerica for Softpro Select
March 17, 2008 Landlords Find Deals in Housing Crisis
Reuters | Mar 17 2008
March 17, 2008 LandAmerica Promotes Pam K. Saylors to President - Commercial Services
March 17, 2008 Stewart Launches Innovative Approach to Closing Loans
March 17, 2008 Plain-talk Disclosures Proposed
Los Angeles Times | Mar 15, 2008
March 17, 2008 How Bad is The Mortgage Crisis Going to Get?
Fortune | Mar 17 2008
March 17, 2008 HUD Proposes Changing RESPA Rule
March 16, 2008 OFHEO Seeks Comments On Enterprise Appraisal Code
March 14, 2008 HUD Releases RESPA Rule-President Talks About Rule in Economic Speech
March 13, 2008 Save the Date for ALTA®'s Annual Meeting!
March 13, 2008 CLE Credit Now Approved for 2008 Tech Forum!
March 13, 2008 Has Your Firm Made the Leap into the Information Era?
March 13, 2008 Carlyle Expects Banks to Seize Assets
NEW YORK (AP) | Mar 13 2008
March 13, 2008 U.S. Home Foreclosures Rise 60% in February as Mortgages Reset
Bloomberg | Mar 13 2008
March 13, 2008 The Next Shoe to Drop in Housing
CNNMoney | Mar 13 2008
March 13, 2008 Watch List (March 9-15): Maturity Defaults Grow
CoStar Group | Mar 13 2008
March 13, 2008 HUD To Publish RESPA Proposed Rule for Comment Friday
March 13, 2008 MISMO® Completes Milestone One of Version 3.0: Major Step to an Industry-Wide Adoption of MISMO’s Architecture
March 13, 2008 Chairman Frank to Introduce New Mortgage and Housing Rescue Plan
March 13, 2008 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Introduces Disclosure Manager
March 12, 2008 ALTA®'s Federal Conference 2008 Wraps Up
March 12, 2008 OFHEO Finds Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as Adequately Capitalized At End of 2007
March 12, 2008 Mortgage Application Fees May Rise on Appraisal Reform
CNN Money | Mar 12 2008
March 12, 2008 Fed Announces $200-billion Securities Swaps to Help Banks
Los Angeles Times | Mar 12, 2008 (Registration Required)
March 11, 2008 Today at ALTA®'s 2008 Federal Conference
March 11, 2008 Fannie, Freddie Shares Suffer Hit As Mortgage-Default Fears Mount
Wall Street Journal | Mar 11 2008 (Subscription Required)
March 11, 2008 Moody's, S&P Defer Cuts on AAA Subprime, Hiding Loss
Bloomberg | Mar 11 2008
March 11, 2008 Mortgage Fees Get Broader Disclosure
Detroit Free Press | Mar 11 2008
March 11, 2008 Fed Plan Not a Housing, Mortgage Market Cure
Reuters | Mar 11 2008
March 10, 2008 Dodd May Submit New Housing Bill
The Houston Chronicle | Mar 10 2008
March 10, 2008 Home Woes Multiply
The Boston Herald | Mar 11 2008
March 10, 2008 Mortgage Lenders See More Borrowers Give Up
USA Today | Mar 10 2008
March 10, 2008 a Brutal Week for Credit Markets
San Francisco Chronicle | March 9, 2008
March 10, 2008 HUD Set to Put Economic Stimulus Act Into Play
San Diego Union Tribune | Mar 9 2008
March 10, 2008 eLynx Releases New SwiftPublish Document Capture Application
March 7, 2008 Mortgage Crisis Slices Into Equity
San Jose Mercury News | Mar 07 2008
March 6, 2008 Senate Comm. Holds Hearing on GSE Reform Legislation
March 6, 2008 OFHEO Temporarily Increases GSE Conforming Loan Limits For High Cost Areas
March 6, 2008 FHA Raises Mortgage Limits In High-Cost California Counties
March 6, 2008 Temporary Conforming Loan Limits Released for High Cost Areas [PDF]
March 6, 2008 10 Things to Know About Silicon Valley Real Estate - Right Now
San Jose Mercury News | Mar 6 2008
March 6, 2008 U.S. Mortgage Foreclosures Rise as Owners `Give Up'
Bloomberg | Mar 06 2008
March 5, 2008 Investors Title Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
March 5, 2008 Bernanke Urges Banks to Help Borrowers More
NPR | Mar 05 2008
March 5, 2008 Fraud Compounds Woes of Housing Crisis
Reuters | Mar 05 2008
March 5, 2008 How's The Economy in Your Hometown?
USA Today | Mar 05 2008
March 4, 2008 Kathy Jannen Joins Title-Write Solutions
March 4, 2008 LandAmerica - Number One in the Mortgage Services Industry
March 4, 2008 U.S. Housing Crisis Puts Off First-time Buyers
Reuters | Mar 3 2008
March 4, 2008 Home Loan Modifications Uncommon, Report Says
San Jose Mercury News | Mar 04 2008
March 4, 2008 Forecast: No Housing Recovery Until 2009
The Boston Globe | Mar 4 2008
March 4, 2008 Fed. Chairman Comments on "Reducing Preventable Mortgage Foreclosures"
March 4, 2008 American-First Abstract Acquired by Old Republic
March 3, 2008 Fannie, Freddie to Overhaul Appraisals in Cuomo Deal
March 3, 2008 Title Company Growing
Bismarck Tribune | Mar 2 2008
March 3, 2008 Second-mortgage Issues Join Resetting Rates for 1-2 Punch
Chicago Tribune | Mar 2 2008
March 3, 2008 FHA Changes Ease Loan Rules
Detroit Free Press
March 3, 2008 A Break for Beleaguered Homeowners
Boston Globe | Mar 2 2008
February 29, 2008 The First American Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007
February 29, 2008 Comparing Today's Housing Crisis With the 1930s
US News & World Reports | Feb 28 2008
February 28, 2008 Bernanke Weighs Mortgage Buyouts to Curb Slowdown
The Arizona Republic | Feb 28 2008
February 28, 2008 Fannie Mae Posts Nearly $3.6B Loss in 4Q
Associated Press | Feb 28 2008
February 28, 2008 Fannie Proposes Ban on Lenders' In-House Appraisers
Bloomberg | Feb 28 2008
February 27, 2008 Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Portfolio Caps Will Be Lifted
Bloomberg | Feb 27 2008
February 27, 2008 Lender Ordered to Halt Foreclosures
The Boston Globe | Feb 27 2008
February 27, 2008 Democrat in Call for $20B Federal Subprime Rescue Plan
Finanacial Times | Feb 27 2008
February 27, 2008 Housing Woes Put Bush, Hill At Odds
Washington Post | Feb 27 2008
February 26, 2008 Homeclosing101.org Have You Linked Yet?
February 26, 2008 Ideas Abound at ALTA®'s Small Agents and Abstracters Forum
February 26, 2008 RESPA Proposed Rule to Be Published Soon
February 26, 2008 New York Attorney General Near Fannie, Freddie Deal
Reuters | Feb 26 2008
February 26, 2008 XSell, SigniaDocs Partner to Offer Fully Automated eModification Service
February 26, 2008 Nationwide Squeezes All But The Most Cash-laden Buyers
Times | Feb 25 2008
February 26, 2008 Are we too gloomy about the economy?
Salon | Feb 26 2008
February 25, 2008 Congress to Examine Housing Proposals
Associatee Press | Feb 24 2008
February 25, 2008 Kenneth Harney -- Nation's Housing settlement Fees a Hazy Area for Buyers
Baltimore Sun | Feb 24 2008
February 24, 2008 Title Insurance Protects Buyers
San Antonio Express | Feb 22 2008
February 22, 2008 Mortgage Crisis: Don't Forgive Debt, Just Postpone Repayment
CNN Money | Feb 21 2008
February 22, 2008 VA Publishes Title Document Timeframes
February 22, 2008 Old Republic Announces Regular First Quarter Dividend of 16 Cents
February 22, 2008 Foreclosure Prevention Plan Under Attack
CNN Money | Feb 22 2008
February 22, 2008 How Falling Home Prices Imperil The U.S. Economy
The Christian Science Monitor | Feb 22 2008
February 22, 2008 Online Records Raise Concerns
The Intelligencer | Feb 22 2008
February 21, 2008 How Bad Will the Mortgage Crisis Get?
Time | Feb 21 2008
February 21, 2008 Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Signs Agreement with LandAmerica for SoftPro Select
February 21, 2008 HUD Called on to Admit Error: Policy to Give Mortgage Brokers Bonuses Said to Be Illegal
Detroit Free Press | Feb 21 2008
February 21, 2008 Home Starts Stay Near 1991 Lows
Bloomberg News | February 21 2008
February 21, 2008 LandAmerica Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results
February 21, 2008 Stewart Reports Operating Results for 2007
February 21, 2008 The Principles of Fair Conduct Gains More Supporters
February 20, 2008 Pentagon Federal Credit Union Chooses Fiserv for End-to-end Paperless Lending
February 20, 2008 Not That Many Will Benefit From Higher Conforming Mortgage Limits
MarketWatch | Feb 20 2008
February 20, 2008 Subprime Loans Defaulting Even Before Resets
CNNMoney | Feb 20 2008
February 20, 2008 Mortgage Delay Rules Approved By Alliance
Los Angeles Times (Reuters) | Feb 20 2008
February 19, 2008 Credit Suisse Jolts Investors with $2.8 Billion Write-down
International Herald Tribune | Feb 19 2008
February 19, 2008 Wall St. May Pay Big for Real-estate Bust
Seattle Times | Feb 19 2008
February 19, 2008 First American Proxix Solutions Launches New Property Tax Database
February 19, 2008 Regulators' Cases Target Firms' Roles in Mortgages
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
February 19, 2008 Study: Subprime Mortgage Lawsuits Outpacing Savings & Loan Crisis
The Insurance Journal | Feb 15, 2008
February 19, 2008 Mortgage Crisis Relief Bill in California Would Ease ‘Short Sale’ Tax Hit
RISMEDIA, | Feb. 19, 2008
February 18, 2008 ServiceLink Offers Warranted Collateral Valuations and AVM Reports
February 18, 2008 Housing Market Downturn is Hurting Small Financial Firms
The Record (Calif) | Feb 18 2008
February 18, 2008 FHA Loans Come to Rescue of Home Buyers
The News Journal (DE) | Feb 17 2008
February 18, 2008 New Loan Rates Up in The Air for Those Trying to Refinance
San Francisco Chronile | February 17, 2008
February 18, 2008 The Law of Contracting Electronically
TheStreet.com | Feb 18 2008
February 16, 2008 Housing Woes Run Much Deeper than we Realize
Houston Chronilce | Feb 16 2008
February 15, 2008 Mortgage Servicers Next Victim of Housing Crisis
Reuters | Feb 15 2008
February 15, 2008 Sutton Alliance Partners with Cornerstone Management Solutions, Inc. to Provide Real Estate Transaction Services to Snapclose® Pro Users [PDF]
February 15, 2008 Tennessee Land Title Association Adopts the Principles of Fair Conduct
February 15, 2008 Opposition to New Real Estate Rules and Fees Grows
Legal Post (Canada) | Feb 15 2008
February 14, 2008 Title Data Announces Lower Prices [PDF]
February 14, 2008 Don't Let This Slow Market Keep Your Business from Getting Ahead
February 14, 2008 CE/CLE Credit: Applications Pending – 2008 Federal Conference and 2008 Tech Form
February 14, 2008 Morgan Stanley Cuts 1,000 Mortgage Jobs
Reuters | Feb 13 2008
February 14, 2008 Americans Selling Homes See Prices Go Below Mortgage
Bloomberg | Feb 13 2008
February 14, 2008 Ailing Economy Gets Its Booster Shot
USA TODAY | Feb 14 2008
February 14, 2008 Stewart Title Appoints Jonathan Woodcraft to Lead Sales and Marketing in the UK
February 13, 2008 Bush, Lenders Propose 30 Extra Days to Reach
Dallas Morning News | Feb 13 2008
February 13, 2008 Title Insurers Face Antitrust Lawsuits in New York
Reuters | Feb 13 2008
February 13, 2008 Mortgage Relief Plan Leaves Lots of Pain
Hartford Courant | Feb 13 2008
February 13, 2008 Suit Claims Title Insurers Fixed Prices
Bloomberg News | Feb 13, 2008
February 12, 2008 Fitch Downgrades First American Corp. IDR to 'BBB+'; Outlook to Negative
February 12, 2008 Feds to Unveil New Mortgage-help Plan
WASHINGTON (AP) | Feb 12 2008
February 12, 2008 Fraud Case Ruins Real Estate Lawyer, Attorney Says
The Daily Report | Feb 12 2008
February 12, 2008 Title Insurance Overcharge Suit Advances
The Maimi Herald | Feb 12 2008
February 12, 2008 Scrutiny Tightens for Title Insurers
Wall Street Journal | Feb 12 2008 More - Subscription Required
February 12, 2008 Early-Bird Registration Deadline Approaching
February 12, 2008 Lenders Have Foreclosure Plan: Sources
Reuters | Feb 12, 2008
February 11, 2008 Old Republic's Outlook Cut to Negative - Moody's
Interactive Investor | Feb 11, 2008
February 11, 2008 Recession Looks More Certain, But it May Be Short
Boston Globe | Feb 10, 2008
February 11, 2008 The Domino Effect: Crime, Lower Home Values Often Follow Foreclosures in Areas Hit Hardest By Mortgage Mess.
The Fresno Bee | Feb 10 2008
February 11, 2008 Title Insurance Buying Tips
Los Angeles Times | Feb 10 2008
February 11, 2008 Digging for Clues to Mineral Rights
Star-Telegram | Feb 10 2008
February 10, 2008 Important Notice to All Current LTI Online Students
February 10, 2008 The Subprime Mortgage Mess: 5 Myths Put to Rest
Pittsburgh Tribune Review | Feb 10 2008
February 8, 2008 Senate Committee Examines “Reforming the Regulation of the Government Sponsored Enterprises.”
February 8, 2008 Ease Capital Requirements for Fannie?
CNN Money | Feb 7 2008
February 8, 2008 Manager Fears Housing Will Worsen By Default
Chicago Tribune | Feb 8 2008
February 8, 2008 New Definition of Jumbo Loans May Help Few
The Wall Street Journal - AZ Central | Feb 7 2008
February 8, 2008 First American Global Offshore Services Partners With Graystone Solutions, Inc. to Offer Business Process Outsourcing Solutions
February 8, 2008 Senators Nudge Fannie, Freddie
The Washington Times | Feb 8 2008
February 7, 2008 Is Your Agency Prepared for the 2008 Regulatory Storm?
February 7, 2008 Only one week remaining to purchase LTI Educational Videos at 50% Discount
February 6, 2008 ALTA® Web Site Downtime Expected Beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET, Friday, February 8, 2008
February 5, 2008 President's Budget Urges Action on FHA and GSE Reform Initiatives
February 5, 2008 Home Equity Loan Defaults Soar
Fortune | Feb 04 2008
February 5, 2008 Fed Says Bank Loan Standards Now Tighter
Reuters | Feb 05 2008
February 5, 2008 Fannie, Freddie sitting pretty?
Politico | Feb 5 2008
February 5, 2008 Commonwealth Land Title Hit with Class Action Suit
DSNews | FGeb 5 2008
February 4, 2008 Dream Homes Become Nightmares for Buyers When Builders File for Bankruptcy
Naples Daily News | Feb 2, 2008
February 4, 2008 Moody's May Cut A$83 Billion of Mortgage-Backed Bonds
Bloomberg | Feb 04 2008
February 4, 2008 Home Equity Loan Defaults Soar
Fortune | Feb 04 2008
February 4, 2008 E-lending Solution Takes Out More of The Paper
ABA Banking Journal | Feb 04 2008
February 4, 2008 Charles Newcomb Joins Stewart's Home Retention Services as COO
February 4, 2008 Bond Guru Bill Gross on the Housing Crisis
U.S. News | Feb 4 2008
February 4, 2008 Order The Policy Detectives Video
February 1, 2008 New $20B Subprime Bailout on The Table
CNN Money | Feb 01 2008
February 1, 2008 Class Action Granted in Ohio Case Against Title Firm
Toleda Blade | Feb 01 2008
February 1, 2008 House Passes Important Housing, Refinance and Foreclosure Avoidance Assistance in Economic Stimulus Bill
February 1, 2008 Florida Eyes Countrywide's Practices
Associated Press | Feb 1 2008
February 1, 2008 FBI Director: Mortgage Fraud Substantial
Associated Press | Feb 01 2008
January 31, 2008 Most Middle Class Still Can't Buy a House
CNN Money | Jan 31 2008
January 31, 2008 ALTA® Releases 2007 Abstracter and Title Agent Operations Survey
January 31, 2008 Senate Committee Holds Hearing On "Foreclosure Prevention and Neighborhood Preservation."
January 31, 2008 Last Chance to Show Us Your Web Stuff!
January 31, 2008 Ohio Real Estate Title Company Rolls Out Customer Bill of Rights for Real Estate Closings
January 31, 2008 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.30
January 31, 2008 S&P Cuts, May Cut Up to $534 Billion of Subprime Bonds
Reuters | Jan 31 2008
January 31, 2008 Homeowners Late on Loans Often Don't Seek Help
USA TODAY | Jan 31 2008
January 31, 2008 Fed Cuts Interest Rate - 2nd Time in 8 Days
San Francisco Chronicle | Jan 31 2008
January 31, 2008 MyClosingSPACE Introduces New Concept for Buying Title Insurance and Closing Services
January 31, 2008 Chicago Title raises ante vs. Steuks
New Hampshire Union Leader | Jan 31 2008
January 31, 2008 Let Your Voice Be Heard in Washington!
January 30, 2008 House Oks $146B Economic Aid Bill
CNN Money | Jan 29 2008
January 30, 2008 Fed Endorses Home Mortgage Protections
USA Today | Jan 30 2008
January 30, 2008 Home Ownership in Record Plunge
CNNMoney | Jan 30 2008
January 30, 2008 FBI Probes 14 Companies Over Home Loans
Associated Press | Jan 30 2008
January 30, 2008 House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the "Growing Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis"
January 30, 2008 The Law of Contracting Electronically
Entrepreeur.com |Jan 30 2008
January 30, 2008 How Do You Deal With Problem Personalities in the Workplace?
January 29, 2008 Lake County, Illinois Joins eRecording Network
January 29, 2008 Merger Creates RE/MAX Alliance Group
January 29, 2008 New Home Sales Fall to Lowest Level in 27 Years; Industry Expert Predicts Another 13% Slide for 2008
The Detroit Free Press | Jan 29 2008
January 29, 2008 Housing Market's Freeze Deepens-new-home Sales Off 41% From Year Earlier
Chicago Tribune | Jan 29 2008
January 29, 2008 Jumbo Loans Spell Relief
The Washington Times | Jan 29 2008
January 29, 2008 Foreclosures Up 75% in 2007
CNNMoney | Jan 29 2008
January 29, 2008 2008 Tech Forum Exhibitor Showcase – Reserve Your Space Today!
January 29, 2008 Membership Dues Renewal Deadline – January 31, 2008
January 29, 2008 2008 ALTA® Directory Update Forms
January 28, 2008 U.S. New-Home Sales Probably Held at a 12-Year Low
Bloomberg | Jan 28 2008
January 28, 2008 Insurers to Fight Credit Scoring Ban on Colo. House Floor
Insurance Journal | Jan 28, 2008
January 28, 2008 First American Natural Hazard Disclosures Now Offers Proprietary Tax Disclosure Reports
January 28, 2008 IMS Adds Kathy W. Sutton As Risk and Compliance Officer
January 28, 2008 Home Closings 'Go Green' in the Rocky Mountain Region
January 28, 2008 SimplifileSM and TriMin Government Solutions Structure Strategic eRecording Alliance
January 28, 2008 Suit Targets Loan Registry -industry Service Holds Mortgages
Pioneer Press | Jan 25 2008
January 25, 2008 Big loans could get cheaper
Los Angeles Times | Jan 25 2008
January 25, 2008 Proposed Mortgage Plan Could Aid Markets
The Houston Chronicle | Jan 24 2008
January 25, 2008 Mortgage Industry Cheers Stimulus Proposal ofheo Disagrees
MarketWatch | Jan 24 2008
January 24, 2008 ALTA® Needs Your Input
January 24, 2008 Economic Stimulus Deal Reached By House and Administration—Final Deal Could Jumpstart Refinance Market
January 24, 2008 State Should Reconsider Title Insurance Reform
The Current-Argus NM | Jan 24 2008
January 24, 2008 Banks, New York Regulator Meet on Bond Insurer Rescue
Bloomberg | Jan 24 2008
January 24, 2008 Want to be Listed on ALTA®'s Consumer Website?
January 23, 2008 Title Source Inc. Completes Acquisition of TransUnion Title And Escrow Of California
January 23, 2008 LTI Educational Videos Half Price
January 23, 2008 N.C. Supreme Court Considers Lawsuit Over Hidden Credit Insurance Costs
The News & Observer | Jan 23 2008
January 23, 2008 Fannie Faces Trouble From Mortgage Insurers
The Street.com I Jan 23 2008
January 23, 2008 Ambac Reports Loss, Talks With `Potential Parties'
Bloomberg | Jan 23 2008
January 23, 2008 Ever-popular Florida Finds Itself Becoming Less Popular
The Palm Beach Post | Jan 23 2008
January 22, 2008 First American Placed on Negative Ratings Watch
Los Angeles Business from bizjournals | Jan 21 2008
January 22, 2008 Bank of America, Wachovia Profits Plunge
ABC News | Jan 22 2008
January 22, 2008 New Alarm: Option-ARM 'liar's Loans'
Chicago Tribune | Jan 21 2008
January 22, 2008 MISMO 2008-09 Governance Committee Elected
January 22, 2008 Texas Land Title Association Celebrates 100 Years of Service to The Title Industry
January 22, 2008 SLK Global Selects TitleVision as Their Title Search Solution
January 22, 2008 Top Political Forecaster to Address Federal Conference
January 22, 2008 Will You Always Have Access to Public Records?
January 21, 2008 If Everyone’s Finger-Pointing, Who’s to Blame?
New York Times | Jan 21 2008 (Subscription Required)
January 18, 2008 Report: More Foreclosures than Workouts
Business Week | Jan 18 2008
January 18, 2008 Kenneth Harney: Drop in Mortgage Rates Triggers January Refinancing Boom
San Jose Mercury News | Jan 18 2008
January 18, 2008 Steeper than Expected Plunge in December Ends Year that Saw Homebuilding, Permits Post Declines Not Seen Since Past Recessions.
CNNMoney | Jan 18 2008
January 17, 2008 Arkansas Land Title Association and New Jersey Land Title Association Adopt Principles of Fair Conduct
January 17, 2008 Convicted Appraiser Exposes Toxic Debt Tie to Inflated Values
Bloomberg | Jan 17 2008
January 17, 2008 Insurance department settles with title underwriters for $3.5M
San Francisco Business Times | Jan 17 2008
January 17, 2008 Foreclosure.Com Unveils Cutting-Edge Digital Image Technology to Enhance its Real Estate Listings
January 16, 2008 New Century Financial Neglected to Surrender 700,000 Documents in Bankruptcy Case
Dow JonesN ewswires | Jan 16 2008
January 16, 2008 State asks court to halt 500 foreclosures by Fremont
The Boston Globe | Jan 16 2008
January 16, 2008 First American Title seeks local artists
The Fernley Leader | Jan 16 2008
January 16, 2008 ALTA® Debuts "ALTA® TV"
January 15, 2008 First American to Post 4Q Loss
International Business Times | Jan 15 2008
January 15, 2008 Citigroup slashes dividend on hefty quarterly loss
The Union | Jan 15 2008
January 15, 2008 Housing slowdown inspires gimmicks
San Jose Mercury News | Jan 15 2008
January 15, 2008 The First American Corporation Announces Plan to Separate Its Financial Services and Information Solutions Companies
January 15, 2008 New Year – New ALTA® Policies
January 15, 2008 Industry Third Quarter Market Share Released
January 14, 2008 OFHEO Examines the Conforming Loan Limit and High-Cost Areas
January 14, 2008 Simplifile and RamQuest Software, Inc. Integrate Systems
January 14, 2008 Cleveland Sues US Banks
CNN | Jan 14 2008
January 14, 2008 FBI: Housing Scams More Than Double
USA TODAY | Jan 14 2008
January 11, 2008 Housing Crisis Looms Larger in Campaign
Wall Street Journal | Jan 11 2008 (Subscription Required)
January 11, 2008 Consumer Confidence Sinks to Record Low:Buyers Cite Worries about Jobs, energy Costs and Foreclosures
Detroit Free Press | January 11, 2008
January 11, 2008 Bernanke Sees Bleak Outlook for U.S. Economy
International Herald Tribune | Jan 11 2008
January 11, 2008 TitleVest Announces Expansion Into Two New Markets
January 11, 2008 Bank of America to Buy Countrywide For $4 Billion
CNN Money | Jan 11 2008
January 10, 2008 Dixie Land Title Association and Louisiana Land Title Association Adopts Principles of Fair Conduct
January 10, 2008 Relief Sought on Mortgage Accounting
WebCPA | Jan 10 2008
January 10, 2008 Small Agents and Abstracters Forum, April 5-6, 2008, Chicago, IL
January 10, 2008 eMortages Offer Speed, Safety and Savings
Credit Unions - Jan 10 2008
January 10, 2008 Freddie Mac's Strength Rating May Be Cut by Moody's
Bloomberg - Jan. 10 2008
January 10, 2008 Delaware Courts Lead Nation in Use of Electronic Filing
Government Technology | Jan 9, 2008
January 10, 2008 ALTA®'s Premier Technology Event, 2008 Tech Forum, April 13-15, Las Vegas
January 10, 2008 Forecasters: No quick end to housing ills
Globe Staff | January 9, 2008
January 9, 2008 Stewart and the Arizona Association of Realtors® Partner
January 9, 2008 CEO of First American Title Insurance Company of New York Retires
January 9, 2008 Citigroup combines some mortgage activities
Reuters | Jan 09 2008
January 9, 2008 "Shortsighted" investment pros blew it: Fed's Poole Says
MarketWatch | Jan 9, 2008
January 9, 2008 Skywire Software Appoints Mike McCurley Vice President, Worldwide Sales
January 8, 2008 Registration Open - 2008 Federal Conference, March 10-12
January 8, 2008 Don't Tinker with Access to Records
The News Herald | Jan 08 2008
January 8, 2008 AG Wants Superintendent To Reduce Title Insurance Rates
Albuquerque Journal | Jan 08 2008
January 8, 2008 North Texas Home Sales Fall 25% in December - Drop One of Biggest on Record
The Dallas Morning News | Jan 08 2008
January 8, 2008 Steady Prices Predicted for Homes
Palm Beach Post | Jan 08 2008
January 8, 2008 Sixty Two Title Companies Adopt Principles of Fair Conduct
January 7, 2008 Kenneth Harney: Despite Downturn, There are Signs of a Better 2008
San Francisco Gate | Jan 6 2008
January 7, 2008 It's Back to the Future to Fix Nation's Housing Scandal
Houston Chronicle | Jan 06 2008
January 7, 2008 Congress Has Done Little to Ease Mortgage Mess
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Jan 07 2008
January 7, 2008 PRIA Releases Microfilm Best Practices White Paper
January 7, 2008 TSS Software Releases AbstractExpress 3.1
January 4, 2008 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Acquires the Assets of Stewart Lender Services' Flood Determination Business
January 4, 2008 Independence Abstract & Title Agency will be Renamed North American Title Agency
January 4, 2008 California Leads Borrowing Cost Rise on Housing Slump
Bloomberg | Jan. 4 2008
January 4, 2008 Credit Crisis Caused Rise In Class-Action Fraud Suits
Washington Post | Jan 4, 2008
January 4, 2008 Mortgage Insurers Decline As Mortgage Applications Survey Shows Little Hope for Recovery
January 4, 2008 Rating Subprime Investment Grade Made `Joke' of Credit Experts
Bloomberg | Jan 04 2008
January 4, 2008 Americans late payers on most loans since 2001
Reuters | Jan 3 2008
January 3, 2008 Bush on housing: Congress should do more
CNN Money | Jan 3 2008
January 3, 2008 Late Payments on Consumer Loans Rise
Washington Post | Jan 3 2008
January 3, 2008 National City to Close Wholesale-Mortgage Unit
The Toledo Blade | Kan 3 2008
January 2, 2008 L.A. mortgage Scam Cost Lenders $142 Million
Los Angeles Times | Jan 1 2008
January 2, 2008 Top Insurance Stories in 2007
Insurance Journal | December 31 2007
January 2, 2008 Florida Electronic Recording Advisory Committee Moves Forward with Uniform Statewide Plan
January 2, 2008 Shiller Sees 'Big Recession' in U.S.
Investors Business Daily | Dec 31 2007
January 2, 2008 Make a Commitment to Education in 2008


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