The Basics of E-recording

In 2018, the U.S. Treasury offered several recommendations to improve the electronic closing and recording process. Among them, the Treasury said that recording jurisdictions that don’t recognize and accept electronic records should implement the necessary technology updates to process and record these documents and pursue digitization of existing property records Earlier this year, Kentucky passed

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DCLTA Board elected 6/13/2019

June 13 was the biennial Board election for the DCLTA.  Justin Ailes, Sr VP of Policy at ALTA was on hand to introduce the candidates, oversee the election, and administer the oath of office.  Justin also spoke on some relevant issues facing the industry. Following were appetizers, wine & beer.  We also offered a prize

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ClosingCorp Reports 2018 Average Closing Costs

Closing costs for a single-family property in 2018 averaged $5,779 including taxes—and $3,344 excluding taxes—according to the latest data from ClosingCorp. ClosingCorp cost calculations include lender’s title, owner’s title, appraisals, settlement fees, recording fees, land surveys and transfer tax. To determine the average single-family home sale ranges, ClosingCorp uses home price data from CoreLogic to create a $100,000 price range. “The average home price is

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Leading the Industry’s Innovative Charge

Over the past several years, Eddie Oddo has been at the forefront of innovation in the title insurance industry. Whether its been helping develop standards for remote online notarization or the creation of the ALTA Title & Settlement Agent Registry, Oddo has made sure the industry’s interests are well represented as new products are developed

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