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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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

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.

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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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

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.,

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.

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.

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.

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.

CLOSED ON A CHARMING NE CONDO

The Living Room

After a month-long search, we just closed on this charming condo unit in Irvington! The post CLOSED ON A CHARMING NE CONDO appeared first on Living Room Realty.

States Title debuts tech product to speed up closings

Inman

Instant Closing Disclosure uses technology to automate parts of the closing process, potentially allowing them to happen faster and with greater efficiency.

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Act Now: Newsmaker Nominations Close Oct. 17

RIS Media

The post Act Now: Newsmaker Nominations Close Oct. RISMedia will be accepting nominations for its 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers until 11:59 p.m. ET Oct. 15, 2020.

Closing the Deal When Recruiting Agents

RIS Media

Two of the keys to closing the deal when recruiting experienced agents are preparedness and urgency. Preparedness relates to both your pitch and your close. However it is specifically expressed, the advice is clear, and you need to close the deal with a recruit as soon as they agree. The post Closing the Deal When Recruiting Agents appeared first on RISMedia. Preparedness and Urgency Are the Keys to Success.

What Does Clear to Close Mean, And How Much Longer Before I’m a Homeowner?

HomeLight

One of those terms is “ clear to close.” What does clear to close mean? Clear to close is more straightforward than you’d think. Once you’ve signed all your documents and “closed” your mortgage, the lender will pay the seller and all parties and you get the keys to your house.”.

Contactless Buying: Closing Real Estate Deals Remotely

Real Trends

It is almost impossible to close deals because people are not allowed to go out and they cannot view the houses physically. House selling during pandemic has become a big challenge for many real estate agents, brokers, and investors.

Hundreds of thousands have used Fidelity National Financial’s new closing tech

Inman

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Why other agents are closing more deals than you

Inman

The number one quality of a great agent is their ability to provide exceptional customer service, making an “intangible” service into a “tangible” commodity.

Sales Blitz for Year-End Closings

RIS Media

The post Sales Blitz for Year-End Closings appeared first on RISMedia. Hold This Four-Week Contest to Incentivize Both New and Experienced Agents . For obvious reasons, 2020 seems to a lot of people like the year that will never end.

Dumbo Cafe Closes as Brooklyn Roasting Company Files For Bankruptcy

Brownstoner

Brooklyn Roasting Company— founded in 2009 by Jim Munson, a former partner at The Brooklyn Brewery — has closed its two retail locations at 25 Jay Street in Dumbo… Read More > The post Dumbo Cafe Closes as Brooklyn Roasting Company Files For Bankruptcy appeared first on Brownstoner.

Last Chance: Real Estate Newsmaker Nominations Close Thursday

RIS Media

RISMedia’s nominations for its 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers will be closing at 11:59 p.m. The post Last Chance: Real Estate Newsmaker Nominations Close Thursday appeared first on RISMedia.

Seller concessions: How a seller can pay your closing costs

The Morgtage Report

A seller concession is an agreement where the home seller pays the buyer's closing costs. Learn how seller concessions work here. Buying a home Mortgage Strategy FHA Housing Mortgage mortgage rates Real Estate

Real Estate Newsmaker Nominations Close Today

RIS Media

RISMedia’s nominations for its 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers will be closing TODAY at 11:59 p.m. The post Real Estate Newsmaker Nominations Close Today appeared first on RISMedia It’s your last chance to recognize a real estate colleague, or yourself, for going above and beyond in the industry or within your community in 2020.

When a property is damaged prior to closing

REM Online

The original post can be found at the following URL: When a property is damaged prior to closing. What obligations do sellers and buyers have in a real estate transaction when the property has been accidentally damaged – such as by a fire – prior to closing?

Ask Your Agent: 10 Questions for the Closing Process

American Lifestyle

The post Ask Your Agent: 10 Questions for the Closing Process appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Buying & Selling Finance Financial Advice Home Advice Home Buying Home Loan Real Estate Real Estate Agent Refinancing

Short Sale Closing Costs: What Buyers Should Know

HomeLight

These properties are typically sold as-is, without the option to negotiate repairs, and as the buyer, you’re unlikely to get the seller and their lender to agree to cover your closing costs. Closing costs. Typical closing costs. Short sale closing costs.

Madeleine Semaan Closes Sale of $3.3 Million Kerrigan Ranch Home as Luxury Housing Heats Up

First Team Real Estate

YORBA LINDA, CA – First Team agent Madeleine Semaan successfully helped her client close the sale of 4281 Cedar Creek Drive earlier this month for $3,300,000. The post Madeleine Semaan Closes Sale of $3.3

Inman readers are invited to nominate an organization that is close to their heart

Inman

That’s why our readers are invited to nominate an organization that is close to their heart for the new Inman Gives program. Uncategorized Video charitable cause charity community service donation giving inman gives Inman readers are invited to nominate an organization that is close to their heart real estateThe Inman community is powerful. Amazing things happen when we come together.

Closed on Two Homes in Two Days!

The Living Room

Congrats to Marisa and Danny who just closed on two homes in two days! I negotiated extra time in their old home after closing so they would have some time to spruce up their new place before moving in. Marisa’s old home closed yesterday ( read the post about it here ).

Don’t Forget: Newsmaker Nominations Close in October

RIS Media

The post Don’t Forget: Newsmaker Nominations Close in October appeared first on RISMedia. RISMedia will be accepting nominations for its 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers until 11:59 p.m. ET Oct. 15, 2020.

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Stephen Arifin from The Closing Docs

GeekEstate

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Stephen Arifin from The Closing Docs. My name is Stephen Arifin and I am one of the founders of The Closing Docs. The Closing Docs provides automated income verification to property managers and lenders.