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Homebuyer, Scammed Out of Fortune, Hired by Title Company

Jan 29, 2019

Aaron Cole lost his entire down payment to scammers, but a deal with his title company allowed him and his family to move into their new home just in time for Christmas. Nothing seemed amiss when Aaron Cole, 30, received an email with instructions to wire the $122,850 down payment for his new home. So […]

Three Perspectives, from ALTA ONE

Dec 6, 2018

By MLTA Directors Eileen LaPlante, Tom Lico and Darlene Wilsey Fast and the Furious ALTA ONE Attendee, Eileen LaPlante, 2018-2019 MLTA Director ALTA One is always packed with information and learning opportunities, this year in LA was no exception. Imagine the land title industry meets the Fast and the Furious and that is the pace […]

Technology Talk

Dec 6, 2018

Ethan Powsner, Esq., VP of Technology and Market Development Fidelity National Title Group While there is a lot of discussion in the title media about cybersecurity and safe wire practices, there are other technology issues that a prudent title agent should be aware of. These issues, while not as glamorous or as dramatic as wire […]

New Year, New Government Leadership

Dec 6, 2018

Cami Pendell, Michigan Legislative Consultants By now enough time has passed that you are aware of the results from the November 6th election. Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer already has her transition team in place and they are working hard so she can hit the ground running in 2019. But, you may not be aware that the […]

IT’S NOT JUST A ONCE-A-YEAR ACTIVITY!

Dec 6, 2018

By Meredith Weingarden, Esq. MLTA Legislative Committee Chair Now that the dust is settling from the election and the passage of Proposals 1, 2 & 3, attention will be again drawn to the legislative process. For that’s what it is – a process, a process of review, debate, often revision and sometimes compromise. MLTA’s annual […]

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