Florida Agency Network Grows Again with Merger of International Title Partners

October 13th, 2021 by
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Clearwater Title Agency Strengthens Fan Presence in Pinellas County October 6, 2021  Plant City, FL— Florida Agency Network (FAN) has completed its merger with International Title Partners (ITP), a full-service title agency in Clearwater, Florida. FAN is a strategic alliance of members and vendors assembled to provide a customized, streamlined closing experience.  The merger brings Read More

Al in Title

August 24th, 2021 by
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Al in Title   Automation has come a long way in the settlement process, but new artificial intelligence (AI) approaches may finally tackle some of the oldest and most stubborn chokepoints plaguing agents, underwriters, real estate agents and homebuyers. Listen to this webinar recording to learn how to use AI to make your operation more Read More

Business Email Compromise: The Biggest Cyber Target on a Realtor’s Back

September 7th, 2021 by
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  How a Realtor Lost $257,000 of Their Clients’ Money Realtor Kevin got an email from a prospective buyer who was ready to make an offer with their loan pre-approval attached. Kevin clicked the attachment to view the buyer’s documents, but there wasn’t anything there. “That’s strange,” thought Kevin, and he closed his email. What Read More

Have You Updated Your Disaster Recovery Plan Lately? (Do You Even Have One?)

August 20th, 2021 by

Our own Aaron Davis was approached recently by National Mortgage News for his thoughts about business disruption plans—a very timely topic. (Subscription required). It’s a great read, and you should check it out if you can. It’s a great reminder that business disasters can come in many forms. Cybersecurity is only half of the battle. Read More

On the Road Again (FINALLY)!

August 11th, 2021 by
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Conference season is one of our favorite times of year. Even the virtual conferences of 2020, although they didn’t have nearly the same appeal, were worth attending. But as we see society re-open for business slowly but surely, there’s no doubt we’re ready to hit the road. You’ve heard it a thousand times before, but Read More

Take the FEAR out of FIRPTA

July 19th, 2021 by
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Take the FEAR out of FIRPTA   FIRPTA is an acronym for the FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN REAL PROPERTY ACT of 1980. We know FIRPTA sounds crazy, and it does have a bunch of rules. But the idea behind it is simple – when buying a house that is owned by a foreign party, the title Read More

Tips for hurricane season

June 10th, 2021 by
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HURRICANE SEASON   Each year, the country is hit with hurricanes, tornadoes, hailstorms, super storms, flooding, and more. With hurricane season running from June 1st to November 30th, coastal and inland region homeowners must prepare for potential storms annually. Of course, you have insurance to help you recover. But knowing and doing a few things Read More

So You’ve Acquired a Title Business… now what?

May 28th, 2021 by

Recently, Aaron Davis had an article published on the ALTA website regarding the possibility of recent acquiring of title companies during a recent surge of mergers and acquisitions. Below is a copy of the article, or ALTA members can read it here: https://bit.ly/34vg3h3 So You’ve Acquired a Title Business. Now What? May 25, 2021 by Read More

Using Google My Business

May 20th, 2021 by

Visibility is key in the real estate industry. Are you searching for a way to boost your visibility in mere minutes at zero cost to you? Check out Google My Business! Google My Business is a free tool that will give your brand and reputation a rocket boost over your competition. We rely on Google’s Read More

FanAGENT One App

April 21st, 2021 by

Have you updated your FANAgentOne app yet? If you haven’t, its time to get moving! You’re missing out on fast answers for your clients with market specific title fees, closing cost estimates in real time, and more.  Here are the new and exciting updates: Comparing Multiple offers – Easily compare up to 12 offers Read More