Escrow and Title Services News and Trends
Stay on top of escrow and title services news and trends to remain competitiveEscrow account programs face changes in the industry that affect the way banks and title agencies do business. The home buying arena is continually affected by both political and economic title company news. An escrow agent may be doing great business one day and bankrupt the next. Escrow companies must follow the laws and regulations that are so often in flux.
Trends affecting escrow services take various forms. Real estate and mortgage professionals all are affected by news about escrow companies. By getting involved in escrow service trade groups, you can often help shape the news and trends through legislative action committees if you are in touch with the trends the industry is moving toward. Look for escrow and title services news and trends in a variety of places.
1. Register for email alerts and escrow agreement news feeds.
2. Encourage your staff to read publications for escrow services.
3. Join other professionals in escrow and title trade groups.
Get RSS feeds and title company newsletters
Make information gathering an important piece of your escrow agent businessEscrow and title services don't always send out their latest news in press releases, so you have to find the news from a variety of sources. Take time at staff meetings to share recent news developments and ask that important title company information be turned over to you immediately.
Participate in associations for escrow companiesShow up at title company association meetings and conferences so that you can build relationships with other professionals who can share important news and trends with you. Register as an affiliate with other peripheral groups such as mortgage lenders and Realtor organizations with whom you do business to hear about rising trends that will affect your business.
- Keep in touch with your board of directors and let them know about escrow service changes that you foresee. By being proactive, your books will always be in compliance with the latest regs put out by the treasury department, especially when there are political administration changes.
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