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ALTA Best Practices Pillar 5

1 credit Click Here to Enroll This course is one in a series of Courses that discuss ALTA Best Practices. This one covers Pillars 5. The objective of the course is for the learner to complete the section of their … Continue reading

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NJLTI to offer Title Insurance Pre Licensing Course

Secure your enrollment now in this New Jersey Land Title Institute Title Insurance Pre Licensing course.  Registration is open now, course begins September 25.  The course will be taught in Freehold, New Jersey by leading title insurance professionals with a … Continue reading

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ALTA Best Practice CE course approved in New Jersey

Stephanie Fullerton of Streamline Consulting discusses the 7 Pillars of ALTA Best Practices. Not only is each Best Practice defined but an explanation is included that gives the reasoning behind it. Steps for implementation and the certification process are also … Continue reading

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Chris Christie Signs Bill Requiring NJ Counties to E-Record

County recorders in New Jersey will now be required to accept electronic documents, following the recent enactment of a bill to modernize the land recording process. The law redefines the terms “document” and “recorded” to include electronic documents and electronic … Continue reading

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Ellie Mae Launches Encompass Assured GFE™ Service | RealEstateRama

New service powered by Closing.com enables users to create Good Faith Estimates with real-time fees backed by a compliance guarantee, directly from Encompass360™ PLEASANTON, CA and LA JOLLA, CA – November 18, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Ellie Mae®, the enterprise … Continue reading

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Home Economics: HARP 2.0 is up and running – Philly.com

Home Economics: HARP 2.0 is up and running via articles.philly.com At long last, HARP 2.0 is available to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac borrowers who want to refinance but owe more on their mortgages than their houses now are worth. … Continue reading

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Mortgage settlement: The irresponsible are rewarded – baltimoresun.com

Once again, the responsible borrowers who didn’t gamble on real estate values, who acted responsibly, who didn’t speculate get the shaft, and the irresponsible, the speculators and the greedy get rewarded (“Md. joins national mortgage settlement,” Feb. 9). And how … Continue reading

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New Jersey Rate Manual course updated

New Jersey Rate Manual — Effective May 1, 2015 3 credits Click Here to Enroll This course covers the entire New Jersey Rate Manual.It includes sections on Definitions, Methods of Operation, and General Rules. In addition it explains calculating various … Continue reading

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A Look at Foreclosure Post-MERS’ Consent Order

by john gault | 2012/05/05 | Since MERS entered the Consent Order with the U.S. Dept of the Treasury in April of  2011, its  members may no longer foreclose in MERS’ name.  This material looks at how the members are dealing … Continue reading

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Escrow Co. Sues Bank Over $440K Cyber Theft — Krebs on Security

An escrow firm in Missouri is suing its bank to recover $440,000 that organized cyber thieves stole in an online robbery earlier this year, claiming the bank’s reliance on passwords to secure high-dollar transactions failed to measure up to federal … Continue reading

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