Lead Nurturing: How Title Companies Can Keep Real Estate Agents Engaged During The Sales Cycle

Attracting new real estate agents and growing your monthly closing volume is what keeps the doors open and the lights on for your title insurance business. But what do you do when your sales cycle isn’t immediate, and Agents are not quite ready to commit to using your title services for their clients? How can … Continue reading Lead Nurturing: How Title Companies Can Keep Real Estate Agents Engaged During The Sales Cycle

THE NEED FOR & USE OF MULTI-FACTOR-AUTHENTICATION

As a title company, your reputation and very existence relies on the information, documentation and verification of data. Anything less than maximum attention to protecting the security and validity of that data puts your company at risk. Protecting your identity is equally vital.A Forbes Magazine article not only states that real estate fraud is the … Continue reading THE NEED FOR & USE OF MULTI-FACTOR-AUTHENTICATION

Remote Online Notarization Part 1: What You Need to Know [Free E-book]

Remote Online Notarization (RON) has been in the news for years – ever since Virginia became the first state in the country to allow the practice in 2011. As of Jan. 1, 2020, 17 states allow notaries to conduct remote notarizations and 5 others have passed RON legislation that will take effect in the near … Continue reading Remote Online Notarization Part 1: What You Need to Know [Free E-book]

FORES Summer Session Highlights

More than 1,000 real estate professionals registered for Qualia’s Future of Real Estate Series (FORES) summer session which took place earlier this week. FORES offered an inside look at Qualia’s latest product releases and featured exclusive conversations between some of the industry’s most forward-thinking experts. Presenters at FORES reviewed the events of Q2 and how … Continue reading FORES Summer Session Highlights

Fraud Greater Concern Than Ever During the Pandemic

The exploding real estate market, which has coincided with a once-in-a-century pandemic has increased the likelihood of fraud.Mortgage “phishing”, in which a party receives an email with a fraudulent link is becoming ever more common. This is how it works: An emailed link is sent to a borrower or real estate agent requesting personal information … Continue reading Fraud Greater Concern Than Ever During the Pandemic

Women in Business Achievement Award

We are pleased to announce that Mary S. Long, President of Stewart Title and Settlement Services, Inc. has been selected to receive a 2020 “Women in Business Achievement Award”. Award winners are selected each year by Inside Business to recognize women who have made a significant impact on their business community and who have served … Continue reading Women in Business Achievement Award

Interview with the VLTA Past President: Megan Meloon

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Megan Meloon a few weeks after her term ended as our President. We discussed her term and the convention and all of the unusual aspects of 2020.One of our first topics of conversation was the same as probably everyone’s first topic of conversation. We talked about the … Continue reading Interview with the VLTA Past President: Megan Meloon