News & Resources

How to Prepare for a Lender Audit

From the inception of ALTA Best Practices, Title Agents have looked for a crystal ball to find answers about what a lender will review during an audit. There are so many choices to make – from the documentation of the ALTA Best Practices Policy and Procedure Guides to the choice of vendors available to assist […]

Should You Outsource?

There are many ways to manage the ups and downs of the market. One option to consider is to create a variable cost structure to your business by outsourcing certain tasks. There are hordes of outsource/BPO firms – all of whom extol their virtues openly. How do you know which ones are good? Most of […]

What Consultants Can (and Can’t) Do for Title Agencies

Howard Turk, renowned title agency executive and best-selling author of HOMEfree and House Rich, knows a thing or two about fostering growth in title agencies. He’s done it like clockwork for over 30 years. Should You Hire a Consultant to Help Your Title Agency? Many title agencies today are turning to consultants for help. Unfortunately many consulting firms that market […]

Should You Hire a Consultant to Help Your Title Agency?

“Should You Hire a Consultant to Help Your Title Agency?” was written by ProsperitasForward President Howard Turk and originally appeared as a Guest Blog on the PropLogix site. Learn what a title agency consultant can do, what to consider when choosing one, and what to watch out for. Our friend Howard Turk with Prosperitas Forward works with title agencies like yours […]

Title Agency Employee Background Checks

ALTA Best Practice #3 – Privacy and Information Security Written Policy requires that title companies conduct Background Checks on personnel who have access to non-public information (NPI). Specifically, in order to be compliant, the title company must provide evidence via an invoice or documentation in the employee’s personnel file, that a five-year Background Check has been […]

Consulting firm wants to push title industry Forward

‘Published in The Title Report’ A new title centric consulting firm is offering title agents a unique service with the singular goal of increasing profits. The firm focuses on three core competencies critical to success across the title industry: sales, process engineering and culture development. The team is built of highly experienced title industry veterans […]