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TitleCapture… Your New Go To App

We are excited to introduce our TitleCapture App which should soon become one of your favorite and most trusted resources… making your job easier and more productive when assisting your clients.

This one-stop app will provide all the tools you need to give immediate quotes, seller net sheets, and buyer estimates. All of which are TRID compliant, per CFPB’s requirements.

TitleCapture works on desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

Here’s how to get started. Simply click this link and you’re on your way. Follow the directions and you will have access in seconds. You can even customize your app for emailing purposes.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Title Security is here to help you in any way we can.

Enjoy!
Crista


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Introducing TitleCapture… Your New “Go To” App.

We are excited to introduce our TitleCapture App which should soon become one of your favorite and most trusted resources… making your job easier and more productive when assisting your clients.

TitleCapture AppThis one-stop app will provide all the tools you need to give immediate quotes, seller net sheets, and buyer estimates. All of which are TRID compliant, per CFPB’s requirements.

TitleCapture works on desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

Here’s how to get started. Simply click this link and you’re on your way.  Follow the directions and you will have access in seconds. You can even customize your app for emailing purposes.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Title Security is here to help you in any way we can.

Enjoy!
Barbi


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Weekend Housing News Recap

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Millennial Homebuyer WantsUrban Meets Suburban in Millennials’ Home Buying Preferences…  What do millennials want when they look for a home? Customization reigns in a new survey that shows a unique set of real estate priorities for millennial home buyers.

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Hire A Realtor5 Reasons You Should Use a Realtor When Selling Your Home.

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National Homeownership MonthJune is National Homeownership Month — See how owning a home benefits families and communities.

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Big Data and Residential DesignWhich House is Hotter? Algorithm and blues:  Can big data guide residential design and livability?

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Aging in PlaceThe Aging Game… Designing for Age In Place Needs as Well as Wants. Aging-in-place design dynamics for several families who have taken the plunge in retrofitting their long-time homes to suit their growing needs.

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Housing News: A Week In Review

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American DreamThere are many reasons that owning a home makes sense. The financial reasons are powerful.

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Student Housing 2015This year looks even better for the Student Housing‬ business.

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Getting The Right MortgageGetting the Right Mortgage: Jumbo Trends
The best deal for a borrower trading up to a bigger house may differ from the one for a first-home buyer.

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Young BuyersRealtors need to serve younger clients differently… 
Older clients tend to rely on an agent’s real estate advice, but younger buyers prefer to get the info directly from a data source such as websites.

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Renters Buying Homes5.2 Million Renters Plan to Buy in the Next Year — A 25% Increase Over Last Year

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Confessions of a Title Processor: Lets Be Friends!

Real Estate is a special profession to venture into. It takes the right personality to become a successful real estate agent and continue the momentum to buy and sell homes. Since the moment that Realtors receive their license to sell (unlike the license James Bond has) they are bombarded with prospective business partners. Home staging teams, landscaping companies, building contractors, estate attorneys, and even title companies, to name a few, are all vying for an opportunity to receive referrals or exclusive business from one of thousands of Bay Area Realtors.kindness

Some of these businesses are genuinely looking to create meaningful relationships with Realtors, while others are only interested in their bottom line. So how do you stand out in the crowd? How do you show Realtors that your inquiries about their business are honest? It can be a difficult task when Realtors are constantly swarmed with marketers popping into their office and pounds of monotonous flyers being placed on their desk.

My time as a title processor has really pulled the curtain back on how much work Realtors do. Not every buyer/seller is the most pleasant to work with and Realtors have to be both nurturing and firm in their role in a closing. Whether they represent the buyer or the seller, Realtors have to be organized and focused on keeping their clients happy as well as maintaining a strong working relationship with all parties involved. This process can be done smoother with an excellent team of outside service providers!

Standing out to a Realtor means showing them the value of your relationship. This type of value, however, can’t be measured in dollars and cents. As a title company, your Realtor clients need to know that you have taken the time to understand how they work on files. Every Realtor is different and every company has a structured way they handle closings. A good title processor knows each of these intricacies and feels comfortable with each contract that comes in from repeat clients. They take the time to “study” the ways that specific Realtor works best.

I’ve experienced first hand how grateful Realtors are when you notice the little things; when you help with a difficult client, take the extra time to explain title issues to them, or be their cheerleader! Even though title processors work behind the scenes on files, it really makes a difference when you let Realtors know you’re rooting for the file to close. Don’t sit behind your desk when a closing is happening in the office. Take the time to get up and greet everyone you’ve been working so hard with for the past month. A little kindness goes a long way and Realtors and other clients will remember you for that. So don’t be shy, be honest about your work, love what you do and people might just want to be your friend!

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Housing News: Week In Review

Hard to believe we are already near January’s half-way mark.  We hope your New Year has started with a bang.  We are very grateful to all of you who contributed to last year’s successes and look forward to even more greatness in 2013.

Great “sign” of things to come… love the new urgency (via The Niche Report)

Buyer Urgency

 

 

Real estate-related searches on Google rose 253% over the past 4 years.How Do Your Buyers Search For a Home? 
This Study Offers a Deep Dive Into Ways Homebuyers Use the Web.

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Consumers’ online experiences are increasingly influencing their homebuying activity offline, according to a joint study from search giant Google and the National Association of Realtors.

Real Estate Market Recovery5 Signs the Market is Recovering Fast…

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Successful Real Esate Agents need to...6 Musts When Starting Out in Real Estate Sales… What does it take for new agents to succeed?
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Shadow Inventory Foreclosures are selling at a 20% discount while a short sale sells at a 16% discount.

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Cheers To Your Success,

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