Are you overpromising real estate closing times?

Housing Wire

This week, industry experts discuss how to navigate client and referral partner expectations and minimize closing times when factors like these begin to decelerate the buying process. You can’t say to a them, ‘Hey, we can close faster pick our offer,'” Canale said.

Closing costs: Here’s how much money you really need to buy a house

Housing Wire

Understanding what expenses are required at closing to buy a house will help you budget and save more effectively. In this article, we break down exactly what closing costs are so you’re prepared when you start shopping for a home: What are closing costs?

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Why 28% of mortgage applicants never close the loan

Housing Wire

Get $75 off your initial membership with coupon code “intro75” The post Why 28% of mortgage applicants never close the loan appeared first on HousingWire. Lonnie Glessner isn’t normally one to turn down business. But with origination volume expected to exceed $3.4

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Time to close on mortgages growing amid soaring volume

Housing Wire

Ellie Mae ’s Origination Insight report for October demonstrates some of the side effects of the historically low mortgage rates we’ve seen in 2020: incredibly high volume and an increase in time-to-close. The number of closed loans increased 7.1%

Multi-closing fraud risk holds steady in 2020

Housing Wire

A new annual report from CoreLogic shows multi-closing fraud risk held steady in 2020 after having decreased the past several years. According to the CoreLogic Multi-Close Alert Program (MCAP), 2020 is projected to have a similar level of findings as was seen in 2019.

Creating a more secure closing process for everyone involved

Housing Wire

The post Creating a more secure closing process for everyone involved appeared first on HousingWire. Sponsored Content consumer wire account verification service cwav Digital closing fraud prevention fraud protection FundingShield Ike Suri mortgage wire fraud wire fraud

Who pays closing costs? And how can buyers avoid them?

The Mortgage Report

Who pays closing costs? But as a home buyer there are ways to avoid closing costs or at least reduce them. About Mortgages Buying a home First-Time Home Buyers Mortgage Strategy closing costs are negotiable closing costs vary by type of mortgage how much are closing costs?

Snapdocs raises $60 million to scale up its digital closing business

Housing Wire

million digital mortgage closings this year, more than double its volume from 2019. We’re feeling tremendous growth on the digital closing front which is really, really exciting,” Snapdocs Founder and CEO Aaron King said in a statement.

Notarize and Realogy Title Group see 200% spike in RON closings

Housing Wire

Spurred by the impact of the coronavirus, the partnership closed more than 1,600 RON transactions in the first half of 2020, a more than 200% increase over the 500 RON transactions that they closed in all of 2019, the companies told HousingWire. “We

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The rapid adoption of digital closings during COVID-19 shows what’s possible in the mortgage industry

Housing Wire

We sat down with Nancy Alley, vice president of strategic planning at Simplifile and one of HousingWire’s 2020 Women of Influence, to talk about the rapid changes in the closing process as a result of the pandemic. Yet, adoption by closing and post-closing operations lagged considerably.

What to Expect from the Closing Process

American Lifestyle

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Fidelity National Financial announces digital closing tool

Inman

"Close inHere" is part of the company's "inHere Experience Platform," an end-to-end platform that provides transaction tracking, e-notarization and e-closing services.

Finalize the closing disclosure earlier in the process using this collaborative platform

Housing Wire

The CoreLogic Title & Closing Solution offers an enhanced workflow designed to support lenders and vendors in the title and closing process. The Title & Closing Solution syncs order management, secures vendor communication and document transfer, encourages full compliance, and ultimately enhances consumer experience in home ownership. The post Finalize the closing disclosure earlier in the process using this collaborative platform appeared first on HousingWire.

The night before closing

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Snapdocs closes on $60M to further defragment real estate closings

Inman

Industry News Mortgage News Brief Select Technology Venture Capital curbside closing digital escrow e-closing eMortgage fundraising RON Series C round Snapdocs venture capital Y-Combinator

Digital closing tech JetClosing opens Austin office, its 5th nationwide

Inman

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Advancing the Acceptance of Remote Digital Real Estate Closings

RIS Media

Both homebuyers and sellers have expressed a desire to reduce in-person meetings with settlement service providers and want to have remote digital real estate closing options available even after the pandemic ends. Latest News National News NAR Remote Closings Remote Online Notarization

Bressi-Close

BubbleInfo

The post Bressi-Close appeared first on bubbleinfo.com. Speaking of the old Carlsbad Raceway, our new listing is about a block away!

Closing Center 2.2 offers an enhanced, ramped-up preclosing experience

Inman

A recognized name in digital closing long before the pandemic, eOriginal's newest version of Closing Center ramps up the critical preclose process with secure buyer-document review and execution.

Qualia integrates RON product into its platform for contactless closings

Housing Wire

Qualia announced Wednesday that it has extended the capabilities of its real estate closing platform with the launch of a remote online notarization product. Its goal is to enable entirely digital, contactless home closings.

Digital escrow provider Endpoint closes on $40M more

Inman

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Remote online notarization is the proper path forward for digital closings

Housing Wire

One area in the mortgage and real estate industry that has been evolving for nearly two decades is digital closings. Much like efforts to achieve full self-driving vehicles, the road to achieve full digital closings has been bumpy. In Japan, the word for “improvement” is kaizen.

Speed up the closing process with industry-leading solutions

Housing Wire

The post Speed up the closing process with industry-leading solutions appeared first on HousingWire. The mortgage industry is no stranger to disruption since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Closed! Lovely Milwaukie Ranchalow

The Living Room

Our newest closing is a special one. Across from Stringfield family park this is the ideal place to live close enough to the city for shopping and restaurants, yet quiet and tucked away enough to garden and take your zoom and conference calls in peace! The post Closed!

Doing title and close in Louisiana? State requires physical location starting Jan. 1

Housing Wire

The Act requires any title insurance entity doing business in the state to have at least one Louisiana resident employee and a physical location in Louisiana suitable for conducting the business of title insurance and real estate closings. The post Doing title and close in Louisiana?

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Closing Stories – Liz & Noah

The Living Room

As a wood worker, Noah (who made me the most beautiful closing gift!) The post Closing Stories – Liz & Noah appeared first on Living Room Realty. I was kindly introduced to Liz and Noah through a fellow Living Room agent when they wanted to expand their search to Vancouver WA.

The state that may never accept RON mortgage closings

Housing Wire

Get $75 off your initial membership with coupon code “intro75” The post The state that may never accept RON mortgage closings appeared first on HousingWire. As COVID-19 swept through the U.S.,

Virtual notary adoption surges as businesses rush to close transactions remotely

Housing Wire

The virtual notary services industry has become increasingly popular amid the COVID-19 pandemic as businesses have adopted remote signatures to adhere to social distancing protocols while closing on mortgages and other loans.

Notarize, Adobe partner to enhance digital closings

Inman

Adobe's Sign platform will now offer remote online notarization at a time when digital closings are booming due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Industry News Select Technology adobe Adobe Sign digital closing e-notaries mortgage Notarie notary Pat Kinsel remote online notarization RON title

Stewart Title acquires NotaryCam to advance digital closings

Inman

With the purchase of NotaryCam, Stewart aims to "advance its strategic vision of digitizing, securing and simplifying the title and closing process.".

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How to roll closing costs into your mortgage

The Mortgage Report

Closing costs can often be included in your loan when you refinance. Learn how to roll closing costs into your loan and other strategies to avoid them. Buying a home Mortgage Strategy Refinance

House Prices Close Out 2020 Strongly

Real Estate Investar

Despite experts suggesting house prices were going to see a sharp contraction in 2020, the latest data indicates the opposite has occurred. According to CoreLogic, house prices increased in value across the country in 2020, finishing the year 3.0% higher across the nation. Research

17 Home Closing Delays and How You Can Avoid Them

HomeLight

Closing on a house seems pretty straightforward. Once the buyer and seller sign the contract, the closing process begins — and therein lies the rub. So the answer to “how long does it take to close on a house?” How it can delay closing. How it can delay closing.

How to close any deal

Inman

Learn how to overcome objections and outsmart the competition at Connect Now on November 12. Connect Now Content Marketing Events Inman Connect Marketing agent education agents conference connect connectnow20 Inman Connect Now inman events plan for 2021 real estate event Virtual Conference

Build better connections to close more deals

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