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Part 3 of the Technology Series: Next Generation LOS

Broadcast Date: January 18, 2007

 

Loan Origination Systems...Are you Master or Prey?

 

Perfect for:
• Lenders
• Mortgage Bankers
• Mortgage Brokers
• Technology Companies

The LOS is a critical component in the lending IT arsenal. However, deployment of a new LOS can be challenging...

The Challenge*

50% of LOS implementations fail

30% of lenders are trapped in an unsuccessful or incomplete LOS implementation

30% of mortgage bankers are dependent primarily on broker POS products

20% of lenders are stuck with outdated legacy technology

The Opportunity*

280%, on average, increased dollar volume originations after implementation

85% reported loan origination systems helped them reduce the average time to fund a loan

63% reported an increase in overall productivity per full-time employee

The right loan origination system (LOS) strategy can dramatically improve your bottom line. But, if you don't have a handle on your LOS, you can face delays in deployment, integration woes and other costly problems that minimize your return.

Our experts will share with you:

How to replace your LOS challenges with opportunities

Real LOS case studies to apply to your bottom line

Getting more value from your existing LOS

LOS success strategies for 2007

How to get the most out of your LOS (selection, installation, deployment and utilization)

Purchase a CD of this interactive audio conference for critical advice on avoiding the LOS pitfalls challenging mortgage originators right now. 

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e-Radio: Next Generation LOS
   
  Price
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
     
 

 

   e-Radio Experts:
  

    Michael Jackman
    Chairman
    LendingSpace

   Dave Williamson
    Independent Consultant

    Al Dussinger
    SVP & CTO
    Advanced Financial Services, Inc.
     

   Mike Detwiler
   CEO
   Mortgage Cadence, Inc.

   Syndie Eardly
   Editorial Director
   October Research Corporation

   Matt Smith
   Editor
   Real Estate Technology News

 

 

Forecasting 2007 - Best Practices for Managing a Title Business in a Slowing Market
Broadcast Date: November 20, 2006

 

Looking for ways to grow your business in a slowing market?

With 2007 less than 90 days away are you ready to compete in a market that will be totally different from 2006?

Perfect for:
• Abstract Companies
• Attorney Agents
• Affiliated Business  Arrangements
• Title Insurance Underwriters
• Title Vendors and Suppliers
• Vendor Management Companies

As the markets cool, there is a growing list of challenges that title companies are facing. It is crucial that
title management teams seize the opportunity to get to know and understand the upcoming market conditions and how to competitively re-position their business in a changing market.

Do you know if you have built a business that is capable of taking advantage of changes being driven by customers, regulators and new technologies? Do you know how your competitors are positioning themselves?

If you think its time to cut back and go slow or execute that new competitive strategy you have in your back pocket, Title Radio: Forecasting 2007 is the one seminar you don't want to miss!

Forecasting your title business in a slowing market is not an art, it is a science. Our experts will share with you the best practices of other companies in and out of the title industry, and how they adjust their operations when business goes soft.

Purchase a CD or Transcript of this interactive audio seminar and learn key growth strategies to help you expand your business in 2007 and gain the insight you need to build and maintain a more profitable business.

Discussion Topics:
How to best manage a title company in a slowing market
Insight on building a stronger, more profitable business with less revenue
Economic trends and the impact it will have on future operations
Competitive strategies now being adopted by both small and large agents
Tips for reducing operating expenses
How to use contractors vs. employees
Using technology to reduce expenses

 

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Title Radio: Forecasting 2007
   
  Price
Transcript $189 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

   

Title Radio Experts:
  

G. William Evans
Chief Financial Officer
LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

   

Mark McElroy
President & CEO
RamQuest Software, Inc.

    

Joe Petrelli
President & Founder
Demotech, Inc.
         

 

Dan Miller
President
Right Now Consulting

 

Syndie Eardly
Editorial Director
October Research Corporation

 

Joe Casa
Founder & Publisher
October Research Corporation

 

 

What is Your Agency Worth?
Broadcast Date: November 14, 2006

 

Is this a good time to consider selling your title company?

Perfect for:
• Abstract Companies
• Attorney Agents
• Affiliated Business Arrangements
• Title Insurance Underwriters
• Title Vendors and Suppliers
• Vendor Management Companies

The past few years have seen large, successful title operations such as Metropolitan Title, Service Link and Pacific Northwest selling their businesses to national underwriters. With the advent of slowing housing and mortgage markets, more owners of mid-size and small agencies are now thinking this may be exactly the right time to exit the industry.

But would that be the right move for you? If you answered "probably" or "yes," then this is one Title Radio show you won't want to miss.

Our panel of experts will help you understand:


Who is buying agencies and how much they're paying for them

How to build up the value of your business to get more money and it more attractive to prospective buyers

Why selling to an underwriter is no longer the only option you have; how to identify the new generation of title agency buyers

Purchase a CD or transcript of Title Radio: What is Your Agency Worth? and get the latest information from industry e
xperts about your title agency's value and who might buy it.

Discussion Topics:
Current market value of title agencies
Valuing what your agency is worth
Factors that will determine why your business is worth more or less than other agencies
Who are buying title agencies
Preparing your agency for sale
Negotiation tips for getting the most money for your title business

 

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Title Radio: What is Your Agency Worth?
   
  Price
Transcript $189 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

 

Title Radio Experts:
  

G. William Evans
Chief Financial Officer
LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

   

Mark McElroy
President & CEO
RamQuest Software, Inc.

    

Joe Petrelli
President & Founder
Demotech, Inc.
         

 

Joe Piernock
President
Corporate Development Services

 

Syndie Eardly
Editorial Director
October Research Corporation

 

Joe Casa
Founder & Publisher
October Research Corporation

 

 

Transitioning to E-mortgages
Broadcast Date: October 26 , 2006

 

Did you know that electronic mortgages can improve loan servicing productivity by 24%, reduce lost loan sales by 20% and reduce post-closing costs by 95%?*

Perfect for:
• Mortgage Originators
Secondary Market Executives
Settlement Services Firms
Title Companies and Agents
Real Estate Operations
Technology Vendors

Now, more than ever, the mortgage origination and settlement services industries are facing the decision of transitioning to an e-mortgage and e-closing process. With a select few lenders and title companies pilot-testing and processing e-mortgages, your competitors are weighing their options and comparing vendors to determine how they'll take the next step.

Where are you in the electronic mortgage evolution? 

Get an interactive look at the future of electronic mortgages and their impact on the mortgage origination and settlement services industries.

Purchase a CD or Transcript of e-Radio: Transtioning to E-mortgages and get the answers :

  • Who is driving the e-mortgage process?
  •  What hybrid approaches are succeeding in the current  market place?
  •  To what levels are we seeing investor support?
  •  How do you get past the e-mortgage "hype" factor?
  •  Do lenders have time/resources to deal with this now?

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e-Radio: Transitioning to E-mortgages
   
  Price
Transcript $189 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

 

     e-Radio Experts Include:
      Harry Gardner
      Senior Director, Industry Technology
      Mortgage Bankers Association
      Vice President, eMortgages
      MISMO®, Inc.

Ann Epstein
Offering Director
Freddie Mac

    

     Tom Gonser
     Vice President of Product Strategy
     DocuSign

   

      Kim Karouni
     Executive Vice President
     Mortgage Cadence, Inc. 

Matt Smith
Editor
Real Estate Technology News

Syndie Eardly
Editorial Director,
October Research Corporation

 

The New AVM Nation
Broadcast Date: September 26, 2006

 

Did you know the average automated valuation model (AVM) is delivered in seconds and costs less than $50?
(Real Info)

Perfect for:
• Appraisers
Lenders
• Mortgage bankers
• Mortgage brokers
• Technology firms
Valuation professionals

As the mortgage industry becomes more comfortable with AVMs, a growing number of lenders seek to use the technology in new ways and on a greater number of loans. This drive has led to an increased interest in standards, and lenders have honed in on investors and GSEs to gauge their acceptance of AVM-backed loans.

Although some appraisers are concerned about their role, both valuation companies and lenders stand to gain a competitive edge by offering AVMs.   

Get an interactive look at the future of AVMs and their impact on both lenders and appraisers.

Purchase a CD or Transcript of e-Radio: The New AVM Nation and get the answers :

  • Are GSEs beginning to accept AVMs?
  • Why are standards so controversial?
  • How are AVM-backed loans performing?
  • Are consumer-facing AVMs such as Zillow dangerous?
  •  What are emerging uses of AVMs?
  •  Appraisers and AVMs: Friend or foe?

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e-Radio: The New AVM Nation
   
  Price
Transcript $189 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

 

e-Radio Experts Include:
Darius Bozorgi
President & CEO
Veros

Mark R. Linne, MAI, CRE, CAE, ASA, FRICS
Managing Director
RMVS/ValX

Kevin Golden
First Vice President of Valuation Strategy
IndyMac Bank

James A. Kirchmeyer
President & CEO
Real Info, Inc. 

David Hutton
Editor, Valuation Review

Matt Smith
Editor, Real Estate Technology News

 

Markting to
Generation X & Y

Broadcast Date: 9/21/2006

 

Can you afford to lose 23 million customers? Generation X & Y (the Millennials) are emerging as the primary market of homebuyers with a combined number of 23 million strong in the US according to US Census Stats.

Perfect for:
• Mortgage brokers/owners
• Lenders
                                                    • Realtors

Originally aired on Thursday, September 21, 2006, Marketing to Generation X & "Y" was hugely successful and delivered relevant discussion about how to effectively reach the under 30 year-old homebuyer. A roundtable of industry experts representing generational strategy experts, marketing firms and a large lender who frequently market to Gen X and Y, discussed how you can earn the trust of the under 30 homebuyer and reach them in unique ways.

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Mortgage Radio: Marketing to
Generation X & Y
   
  Price
Transcript $189 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

 

Mortgage Radio Experts Include:
Herman Thordsen, Esq.
Principal and Senior Attorney,
The Law Offices of Herman Thordsen

Richard J. Andreano, Jr
Member, Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC

Joseph L. Falk, CMC, CRMS
Past President and Chair of Government Affairs,
National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB)

Kathryn D. Ratte'
Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection,
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Robin Wardzala
Editor, BrokerNewswire.com

Syndie Eardly
Editorial Director, October Research Corporation

 

Legal Sand Traps
Broadcast Date: August 24, 2006

 

How can you ensure you and your mortgage business are legally compliant?

Perfect for:

  • Mortgage brokers/owners
  • Lenders
  • Loan officers
  • Bankers

In an industry where the traditional ways of doing business are constantly evolving, legal and regulatory compliance is more important than ever before. More and more loan origination companies are facing fines and even imprisonment for getting caught in legal sand traps they might not have known even existed, or fully understood. Even the referral of a name with the promise to do business or cold calling residential consumers may raise legal concerns.

With a lot of legal uncertainty or "gray areas," one wrong move can lead even the most experienced mortgage originator in the courtroom.

From the comfort of your own office or conference room, you will obtain legal guidance from leading industry experts who deal with federal legal and compliance topics on a regular basis, including: experienced RESPA experts, regulatory attorneys and representatives from the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Obtain the legal guidance and gain the knowledge you need to remain compliant.

Purchase a CD or Transcript of Mortgage Radio: Legal Sand Traps and hear industry experts discuss:

  • RESPA: Kickback laws, referral fees and disclosure rules
  • 1099 vs. W2: Taking a legal look at the payment debate
  • Department of Labor Laws: Federal wage and hour laws as well as overtime exemptions
  • Do not call/fax/e-mail compliance laws: Current regulatory guidelines
  • The FTCs Safeguards Rule: What recent enforcement actions mean for you

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Mortgage Radio: Legal Sand Traps
   
  Price
Transcript $189 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

 

Mortgage Radio Experts Include:
Herman Thordsen, Esq.
Principal and Senior Attorney,
The Law Offices of Herman Thordsen

Richard J. Andreano, Jr
Member, Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC

Joseph L. Falk, CMC, CRMS
Past President and Chair of Government Affairs,
National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB)

Kathryn D. Ratte'
Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection,
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Robin Wardzala
Editor, BrokerNewswire.com

Syndie Eardly
Editorial Director, October Research Corporation

 


The Increasing Reality of E-signatures

Broadcast Date: July 27, 2006

 

How can you ensure you are prepared for e-signatures?

Perfect for:

  • County recorders
  • Lenders
  • Mortgage brokers
  • Realtors®
  • Title agents
  • Title underwriters

As the world embraces paperless mortgage transactions, real estate, settlement services and mortgage origination companies face the decision of utilizing e-signatures versus the traditional "pen and paper" signature.


From the comfort of your own office or conference room, you will gain valuable e-signature knowledge from leading experts who deal with e-signatures on a regular basis, including: experienced technology providers, representatives from the attorney side, legal consultants, real estate agents and title companies.

Your Competitors Are Using E-signatures. Are You?

Purcase a CD or Transcript of e-Radio: The Increasing Reality of E-signatures and get the answers:

  • Is e-signing making it easier to do business, lower costs, boost efficiency and improve cycle time?
  • What impact are e-signatures having on the market today?
  • Is there a competitive advantage of using e-signatures?
  • Are e-signatures "legally safe?"
  • What is the expense of e-signature technology, including software and hardware investments?
  • Are today's authentication methods adequate?
  • What role should county recorders play in your
    decision making?

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e-Radio: The Increasing Reality of E-signatures
   
  Price
Transcript $189 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

 

e-Radio Experts Include:
Darren Ross
Director of Electronic Commerce, Stewart Information Services Corporation (SISCO)

Maggie Simon
Realtor, Tierra Verde Realty

Margo Tank
Partner, Buckley Kolar LLP

Michael Laurie
Vice President, Strategic Development and Co-ounder
Silanis Technology Inc.

Pritam Advani
President and CEO, Professional Closing Network

Matthew Smith
Editor, Real Estate Technology News

Syndie Eardly
Editorial Director, October Research Corporation

 


Mortgage Radio: Detecting and Combating Mortgage Fraud

Broadcast Date: May 25, 2006

 

Learn how you can prevent fraud from entering your organization and how to fight it if it does.

Perfect for:

  • Fraud Investigators
  • General Counsels
  • Loan Production Staff
  • Loan Underwriters
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Senior Management

Property flipping, silent seconds, nominee loans or straw buyers, fictitious or stolen identities, overvaluation of property, foreclosure scams, equity skimming, "air" loans.

You've heard about them. It seems the nation is under siege with mortgage related fraud cases. In fact, they are up 75% over 2004, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

FBI statistics also show that the majority of fraud is committed by brokers or in-house loan agents. No organization is immune. Penalties for fraud include hefty fines and even jail time.

How Can You Ensure Fraud Is Not Occurring In Your Organization?

Purcase a CD or Transcript of Mortgage Radio's Detecting and Combating Mortgage Fraud and gain the knowledge to prevent, pin-point and bannish illegal activity.

Industry Experts Discuss:

  • What you can do internally to identify and evaluate areas of risk
  • What your employees need to know to detect fraud from the start
  • Using technology to detect fraud
  • Checks and balances for spotting identity theft
  • How to safely expand your correspondent channel and purchase quality loans
  • Spotting fraud in the closing process
  • What to do if you detect fraud
  • How to respond to any governmental agency investigating your company for fraud

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Mortgage Radio: Detecting and Combating Mortgage Fraud
   
  Price
Transcript $129 add to cart
Compact Disc $189 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $229 add to cart
     
 

 

 

Mortgage Radio experts include:
Dr. Mark Fleming
Chief Economist, CoreLogic

Ronda Heilig
Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Dave Hutton
Editor, Valuation Review

Jerome Mayne
President, Fraudcon Inc.

Merle D. Sharick
National Sales Manager, Mortgage Asset Research Institute (MARI, Inc.)

 

 


Mortgage Radio: The Impact of Predatory Appraisals on the Lending Industry

Broadcast Date: December 15, 2005

Fifty-five percent of appraisers say that they have been uncomfortably pressured to overstate property value, and ninety-nine percent of appraisers believe that appraisers in their market sometimes go along with these requests according to the 2003 Appraisal Intelligence: National Appraisal Survey study conducted by October Research Corporation.

Statistics from the 2003 Appraisal Intelligence: National Appraisal Survey, demonstrate the reality of Predatory Appraisals in today's marketplace. When Predatory Appraisals are used as the property value basis for a loan decision, the outcome could be the same for brokers, lenders, investors and borrowers - everyone loses.

Citing a decade of improper and unlawful appraisal and valuation practices, the NCRC's Center for Responsible Appraisals and Valuations (CRAV) is seeking to resolve perceived abuses through voluntary participation by lenders and appraisers in best practices and dispute resolution. The proposal is entitled the Appraisal and Valuation Code of Conduct.

Industry Experts Discuss:

  • What the NCRC/CRAV is proposing to lending and regulatory decision makers
  • The potential impact the proposed Appraisal and Valuation Code of Conduct could have on the mortgage lending industry
  • How the proposed guidelines could affect your business
  • If there is a need for voluntary mediation and arbitration in the appraisal industry, or if the industry’s current “self policing” is sufficient
  • If the proposed set of appraisal guidelines help or hinder the Independent Fee Appraiser profession.
  • How recent consumer activist/consumer protection actions affect lenders and brokers relationships with participants in the appraisal/valuation process.
  • How this proposed set of appraisal guidelines could affect the business practices of Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs).

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Mortgage Radio: The Impact of Predatory Appraisals on the Lending Industry
   
  Price
Transcript $159 add to cart
Compact Disc $179 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $219 add to cart
     
 

 

 

Mortgage Radio experts include:
David Berenbaum
Executive Vice President, National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Jeff Schurman
Executive Director, Title and Appraisal Vendor Management Association

Ron Swafford
Chief Legal Counsel and Director of Compliance, DocuTech


Vicky Cassens Zillioux
Managing Director, Strategic Development Worldwide

 

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Title Radio: Trump Your Competition
Understanding the competitive forces driving the title market.
Broadcast Date: November 10, 2005

With industry consolidation on the rise, title agents viewing underwriters as their competitors and many agencies generating less than $1 million in business each year, there's a need to reach out to customers better and more frequently. To thrive in 2006 as an underwriter or an agent, it is crucial that you seize the opportunity to really get to know and understand your competition as well as your customers.

Purchase a CD or Transcript of Title Radio: Trump Your Competition and Gain the Competitive Edge You Need!  

Title agents will learn:

  • An overview of which customers are consolidating - originators, realtors, builders - and why.
  • Account planning and mapping strategies.
  • Analysis of indicators, statistics and figures along with the market and rate outlooks for 2006.
  • Must-have technology needs to remain competitive.
  • Agency valuation.

Underwriters will learn:

  • A list of top-performing underwriters from the title agent perspective.
  • How and why title agents select the underwriters they use.
  • What incentives would motivate title agents to try a new underwriter.
  • Why over one-third of title agents view underwriters as their competitor and what would change their opinion.
  • An overview of which customers are consolidating - originators, realtors, builders - and why.
  • Account planning and mapping strategies.
  • Analysis of indicators, statistics and figures along with the market and rate outlooks for 2006.
  • Must-have technologies.

Title Radio Panelists and Moderators:
Patrick Stone
Vice Chairman, Metrocities Mortgage, Inc.

Ted Jones
Senior VP-Chief Economist, Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Joseph L. Petrelli, ACAS, MAAA, FCA
President, Demotech, Inc.

George L. Houghton, Jr.
Nat. Independent Title Agency Director, Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Moderators
Joe Casa
Founder and Publisher, The Title Report

Bob Skalstad
Exec VP and Principal, Corporate Management Advisors, Inc.

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Title Radio: Trump Your Competition
   
  Price
Transcript $125 add to cart
Compact Disc $125 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $225 add to cart
     
 

 

 

Added Show Bonus!
When you purchase a CD or transcript for Title Radio: Trump Your Competition, you’ll learn exclusive market results from the Independent Title Agent Survey: Title Business Practices. This survey is the most comprehensive survey of independent title agents ever conducted, analyzing the responses of nearly 500 agents. And, just for purchasing a CD or transcript of the show, you’ll be able to purchase this survey at an 80% discount!

Trump Your Competition Will Contribute to Your Bottom Line.

 


RESPA Radio: Evaluate. Adapt. Succeed.

Broadcast Date: September 29, 2005

Every day you read the news, another organization is a suspect for yet another RESPA violation. If the industry giants are having difficulties staying compliant, how can you be if you don’t know what is currently going on with RESPA enforcement and impending reform and how it impacts your business? RESPA radio brings the industry’s top RESPA experts to your CD player and provides a full analysis of the issues on the table including:

  • Which proposed Good Faith Estimate is best for the industry and the consumer?
  • What should and should not be disclosed to consumers?
  • When will changes in RESPA occur?
  • What is the practical impact of packaging on the marketplace?

Expert RESPA Radio Panel and Special Guests:
Richard J. Andreano, Jr.
partner with Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC, Washington D.C.
David Berenbaum
Executive VP, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
Don Blanchard
Deputy General Counsel, Countrywide Home Loans
Armand W. Cosenza, Jr., past President of NAMB

Joe Falk
Legislative chair and past President, National Association of Mortgage Brokers
James R. Kletke
Chief Underwriting Counsel and Sr. Vice President, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Phillip L. Schulman
partner with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP
Scott Stern
CEO, National Alliance of Independent Mortgage Bankers
Brian Sullivan
Department of Housing and Urban Development

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RESPA Radio - Evaluate. Adapt. Succeed.
   
  Price
Transcript $175 add to cart
Compact Disc $175 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $275 add to cart
     
 

 

 


Broadcast Date: March 24, 2005

The U.S. immigrant population offers an underserved opportunity that is growing by more than one million new members annually. Mortgage Radio's recently discounted CDs and transcripts will help you grow market share, while setting the standard for settlement services firms and how they adapt their business practices and even operational models to service the loans originators have to offer.

Mortgage Radio panelists delivered the need-to-know takeaways to help your business serve your lender and originator clients as they tap into underserved immigrant markets.

Featuring
James Ballentine
Director, Community Development, American Bankers Association
Jose Menendez
Emerging Markets National Director,Stewart Title Company
Ray Castellanos
Regional Vice President, GMAC Mortgage
Fran Clemens
Senior Vice President and Manager of Emerging Markets, ABN AMRO Mortgage Group Inc.
Wilbur McKesson
VP Affordable Housing, Option One Mortgage Company
Bob Armbruster
President, National Association of Mortgage Brokers

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Capturing Business in the Emerging Market
     
  WAS NOW
Transcript $159 $39.99 add to cart
Compact Disc $179 $49.99 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $219 $74.99 add to cart
     
 

 

 


Broadcast Date: August 19, 2004

 

Leading executives and consultants explain the latest sales strategies and techniques needed for success as mortgage and real estate markets return to normal. In a changing market driven by packaging and consolidation, reassess your target customers and map out your sales plan. Learn tactics for recruiting and retaining top sales representatives and business development managers; hear about compensation profiles; map strategic customer opportunities and hear discussion about strategic account selling platforms.

Featuring
Dan Miller
President and CEO, RightNow Business Development Systems

Bob Skalstad
Partner and EVP, Corporate Management Advisors
Kenneth Bloss
SVP, General American Corporation (a Fiserv company)
Donald J. Denny
President, Enterprise Title Agency, Inc.

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Settlement Services Sales & Marketing Workshop
     
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Train high potential managers and get your team up to speed with these timely knowledge products.



Broadcast Date: August 11, 2005

Two-hour audio seminar delivering a step-by-step "how to" on building legal and successful joint ventures and affiliated arrangements. Expert panelists will lead you through a multi-point checklist as you build your joint venture from the ground up, including practical tips for choosing the best partner, pro formas, legal compliance, realistic expectations for ROI and more. Hear about successful models functioning in the market today, as well as what expectations are for the future.

Featuring
Jeff Arouh,Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP
Jim Kletke, Sr. VP and Chief Underwriting Council, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Frank Camperlengo, President, Security First Title Affiliates
Charles Cain, VP, Affiliated Business Manager, LandAmerica Financial Group

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Building the Successful Title Joint Venture
     
  WAS NOW
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Compact Disc $179 $49.99 Sold Out
Compact Disc & Transcript $219 $74.99 Sold Out
     
 

 



Broadcast Date: June 17, 2004

 

The industry’s leading legal and operations experts review the latest trends in work-share, controlled business arrangements and reinsurance agreements. Learn more about reinsurance and work-share arrangements, joint ventures for bundled services, set-up, compliance and regulatory tips. Review practical case studies and examples. Hear discussion about the effectiveness of using reinsurance and work-share agreements in lieu of constructing new affiliated operating units.

Featuring
Phillip Schulman, Kirkpatrick and Lockhart, LLC
William Cotter, Title Allliance
Charles Cain, LandAmerica Financial Group
Patrick McElhaney, GreenLink LLC
Jim Gladden, ATM Corporation
Richard Angelo, First American Title Insurance
James Pokusa, Express Financial Services

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What’s New with Joint Ventures and Affiliated Arrangements
     
  WAS NOW
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Cassette $179 $49.99 add to cart
Compact Disc & Transcript $219 $74.99 Sold Out
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A convenient, inexpensive way to get the tech information you need without having to travel.


Broadcast Date: January 14, 2005

This interactive “how-to” roundtable provides a practical look at transaction management systems (TMS) with a ground-level focus on the title/realty link. The industry’s leading experts discuss the impact of the TMS upon workflow and production in terms of time and cost savings for Realtors and title agencies.

Realtors are going to the next level using transaction management technology. Find out why the real estate industry is adopting it. Learn the basics of the technology and find out how to plug in. If you want to do business with Realtors in the near future, you’ll need to know your way around the transaction management system. Start with the basics...

Featuring
Jeff Schurman
President, Adams Morgan Group LLC
Maggie Simon
Realtor, Tierra Verde Realty
Gregg Larson
President & CEO, Clareity Consulting and Clareity Security
Kevin Hussey
President, SureClose
Kelly Hawkins
COO, Stewart Realty Solutions
Dennis Bodaglaccio
President, RE/MAX Valley Properties

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Winning Realtor Business with Technology
     
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Broadcast Date: September 23, 2004

 

The industry’s leading experts on all aspects of the e mortgage discuss the “when” and the “how” of a paperless transaction—and let you know what you need to do NOW to prepare for the inevitable widespread adoption. Learn about the demand for e-mortgages and the incentive for lenders, originators, settlement services professionals and county officials to go paperless. Hear about what needs to happen before the e mortgage is a widespread, everyday occurrence, and how close the industry really is. Get the latest on cost challenges, technology implementation and training, quality of data and standardization, integration and legal compliance hurdles such as e Sign and UETA.

Featuring
David Barkley
Director, eCommerce Relations, Freddie Mac

Harry Gardner
Senior Director of Industry Technology, MBAA
John Barnes
Partner, Frontier Technology Services
Tim Anderson
Executive Vice President, Dexma
Darren Ross
Director of Electronic Commerce, Stewart Information Services
David Whitaker
Associate General Counsel, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

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Building the Paperless Mortgage
     
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Broadcast Date: February 11, 2004

 
Electronic partner networks and title technology can help get title companies into the bundle and increase efficiency for lenders.

Get the basics, then get connected.

Consumers want the product faster. Lenders need the product faster. Settlement services providers must deliver a product faster. EPN and title technology get it done faster and provide a competitive edge.

Learn about the systems available and where the industry is going in the future. Costs, vendor scorecards and the latest in EPN and title technology discussed by an all-star panel you won’t find anywhere else.

These nationally-recognized experts outline the key steps for getting started and maximizing title and EPN technology:

Featuring
John Barnes, BCE Emergis
Brian Davenport, Stewart Mortgage Information
Norm Gottschalk, GATORSystems
Garth Graham, ABN AMRO
Gil McNeill, SoftPro
Ralph Behmoiras, OTX
Mark McElroy, RamQuest Software
Mick Goldstein, RealEC

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Getting Connected for Bundled Services
       
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Broadcast Date: April 29, 2004

 
Leading mortgage lenders, industry consultants, real estate appraisers and AVM developers discussed the future of collateral valuation technology, and how it can help mortgage lenders and appraisal professionals.

A can’t-miss education about the state of AVM tech and how lenders and appraisers will be using it in the near future! Learn how lenders can use AVMs to keep secondary investors happy and reduce their collateral risk exposure. Also discussed: risk mitigation techniques, AVM usage in a down housing market, appraiser-assisted AVMs, reliability and quality of data and more.

This informative forum delivers all perspectives on the future of AVM technology, including the concerns and needs of the lender, appraiser and AVM developer:

Featuring
Lee Kennedy, Washington Mutual
Marianne Angarola, Future Value, LLC
Vicky Cassens Zillioux, Strategic Development Worldwide
James Kirchmeyer, Real Info Inc.
Dennis Conway, Stewart Mortgage Information
Robert Jenican, Appraisal Solutions and Products
Rob Walker, First American Real Estate Solutions
Randy Ilas, DataQuick
Tony Stewart, Basis 100
Ray Ferrarin, Fidelity National Financial

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AVM Nation: A Matter of Confidence
       
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Broadcast Date: October 16, 2003

 

RESPA Reform isn’t dead. While HUD regroups and builds consensus on the next round of rulemaking, get ahead of the curve. Hear an industry-wide panel of experts discuss the history of reform, its likely path, and the impact on bundled services in the real estate services industry. Get legal and operations perspectives on preemption, legislative and legal challenges, as well as changes to the marketplace.

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Adapting to the Rule
     
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