Existing Home Sales on the Rise Since New TRID Rules Started

By | 2016-12-27T18:10:12+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Categories: ALTA|Tags: , , |

Existing home sales are bouncing back after dropping last November, according to HousingWire, and that means great things for buyers, Realtors® and everyone else associated with the housing industry. What Happened With Existing Home Sales? The National Association of Realtors® released data earlier this year that shows more buyers reached the market before the end of [...]

Smart Title Receives ALTA Best Practices Certification

By | 2016-12-27T18:10:15+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Categories: ALTA, Certifications, Closing with Confidence, Real Estate Closings|

We are honored at Smart Title & Escrow to have recently received ALTA's Best Practices Certification. Prior to the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the regulation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) was divided amongst several different federal agencies. Each agency had different priorities, goals and standards. To simplify the regulatory [...]