Douglas Duncan, Vice President and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae to Address ALTA®'s 2008 Annual Convention

April 22, 2008

ALTA is pleased to announced that Douglas Duncan, Vice President and Chief Economist with Fannie Mae will address attendees at ALTA's 2008 Annual Convention, October 15-18, 2008 in Koloa, HI. Duncan leads Fannie Mae's Economics and Mortgage Market Analysis Department within the company's Business Strategy Group. Duncan will share his economic forecast of the real estate market and outline how factors such as the mortgage banking crisis and overall general state of the economy may continue to impact the title industry. Other keynote speakers will share expert analysis on the upcoming political landscape and business market conditions and how they will impact the title industry. More than a dozen professional development sessions will be offered covering topics on marketing/sales, government regulations and compliance, and best business practices. CE/CLE credit will be offered for a number of the professional development sessions. Register today by visiting to learn more about the program details.

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North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.