MN Dept Commerce Takes Action against Embezzeling Closer

Used with Permission of Robert Franco, Source of Title The Minnesota Department of Commerce has summarily suspended the real estate closing license, resident insurance producer license and Notary Public commission of Kuntee Singramdoo and charged her with embezzling...

Who Has to Sign the Mortgage Documents?

One of the most common sources of confusion at closing seems to be who must sign the mortgage docs. It seems to befuddle even experienced closers of title companies and title agencies. Does the Deed have to match the Mortgage and does the Mortgage have to match the...

First American Title Posts Profit

First American Title Insurance Company posted a $9.3 million profit in the fourth-quarter. Shares of First American were up on Wallstreet about 4% after the announcement. While a small profit, it shows that overhead and expenses have been brought in line with current...

Has Florida Real Estate Finally Made a Turn for the Good

Source of Title comments that there may be some light at the end of the proverbial tunnel in Florida. While home prices have taken a hit, possibly a much needed correction, prices are down and sales have had a serious uptick over the last months. Is it a sign that the...