#GoodDeeds: Indescribable Smiles

In 1992, Regina DiNapoli forged a friendship with an older gentleman who lived in the same condominium complex. The agency advisor for CATIC in Massachusetts, DiNapoli started cooking dinners for the now 88-year-old man because his severe back pain would make it hard to stand. She wanted to ensure he had access to nutritious meals.

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Operation Healthy Office: Strategy to Keep Staff, Customers Safe

As states continue to enter different phases of reopening, employers are confronted with a lack of uniformity and inconsistent guidance. The landscape can be confusing enough for an employer with a single location, but for those operating across states, or even across county lines, keeping track of what is required will be quite the endeavor.

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#GoodDeeds: Stocking the Shelves

Throughout the month of May, Missouri-based Security Title Insurance Agency hosted a Virtual Food Drive for the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Additionally, Security Title donated $5 from every transaction closed in May to the St. Louis Food Bank. Wendy Cromer, vice president of compliance, sales and marketing for Security Title Insurance Agency in Missouri, said

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#GoodDeeds: Food It Forward

Chicago-based Near North Title Group recently sponsored a “Food it Forward” initiative through its charitable foundation to infuse much needed revenue into local small business communities while honoring healthcare workers and first responders. The title company’s foundation, Near North Giving, contributed matches to gift cards purchased by employees and distributed them to healthcare workers on

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#GoodDeeds: Acts of Kindness from Pennsylvania and New York

Filling a Need Wendy Kelly, a settlement coordinator for Trident Land Transfer in Blue Bell, Pa., helped with an effort by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to provide facemasks during the COVID-19 crisis. A member of the Towamencin Chapter of DAR, Kelly and other volunteers sewed more than 1,400 masks for essential services

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ALTA Survey: Nearly 40 Percent of Title Agencies Offering Versions of Digital Closings During COVID-19 Pandemic

Considered ‘Essential Businesses’ by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Most Settlement Companies Remain Open During Health Crisis Title and settlement companies across the country have implemented new processes including digital closings to help consumers complete their real estate and mortgage transactions, according to a survey conducted by the American Land Title Association (ALTA). In April,

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#GoodDeeds: Post-closing Family Reunion and Birthday Party

A longtime employee of Surety Land Title in Mobile, Ala., recently experienced a heartwarming closing involving three siblings due to the COVID-19 crisis. The siblings, all in their 70s, inherited some property from their parents and decided to finally sell it. While all three are locals and live close, they do not get the chance

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ALTA Donates to D.C. Nonprofit Supply Love

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the United States are looking for ways to help make a difference in their communities. For Caroline Greene, what started as a small effort to make face masks with a couple of friends, grew into a nonprofit organization with more than 50 volunteers sewing masks. Supply Love, a locally

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#GoodDeeds: Investors Title Feeds the Need, While Futura Title Gives Back

North Carolina-based Investors Title Insurance Co. raised more than $26,000 through its FEED the NEED food drive to support food banks in North Carolina and South Carolina, while Idaho-based Futura Title and Escrow donated $67,400 to various local charities. Feed the Need Over the past two months, North Carolina-based Investors Title Insurance Co. has partnered

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#GoodDeeds: ‘A Box of Sunshine’

Texas Regional Title wanted to do something different to recognize their healthcare heroes. So, the Beaumont, Texas-based title company decided on “A Box of Sunshine” care packages. Everything in the care packages was ordered on Amazon and all boxes were handmade. The boxes were delivered on National Nurses Day to three of the area’s local

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