2016 VTC E-newsletter Archives

December 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • Pay Attention to Your Words — They Can Change Your World
  • CFPB Updates Guidance on Lender Supervision of Third-Party “Service Providers”
  • Bye-Bye Regulation, the Mortgage Industry Found a New Focus: Technology Innovation
  • December Holiday Closings
  • Culture is Key .. Articles to help you establish a positive and productive work culture
  • Virginia Title Center Teammate Participates on Industry Panel at VBA Women in Banking Conference
  • Happy “Grew” Year: Five Best Sales Practices for Banks in 2017
  • What’s in Store for Housing in 2017?

November 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • 10 Acts of Humanity Standout Leaders Perform Daily
  • VTC Welcomes Nikki Castellano to the Team
  • 5 Ways the CFPB Constitutionality Ruling Impacts Banks and Consumers
  • Real Estate Loans: Title Insurance – What is its Value?
  • ALTA Survey Finds Customer Confusion Remains With New Disclosures
  • Holiday Schedule for Courthouses and VTC
  • VTC Teammate Receives Recognition at VMLA Annual Conference
  • Useful Personal Development Tips
  • 10 Ways Banking Will Be Different in 2020
  • Lenders Need to Focus on HMDA Changes
  • Here are the Top 5 Trends in Real Estate Over the Past 35 Years

October 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • 8 Culture Change Secrets Most Leaders Don’t Understand
  • Mortgage Defects are Skyrocketing. The Cause? TRID
  • Useful Personal Development Tips
  • Help Your Bank Attract Top Talent
  • Small Business Lending: Can You Compete?
  • Defining Community Banks’ Future for Success
  • What Colors Make A Room Look Bigger and other Real Estate News

September 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • The Latest News on TRID
  • Top Ten Reasons to Care For Your Culture
  • How Community Banks Can Win Treasury Management Business
  • Useful Personal Development Tips
  • the Key to Success in the Mortgage Business: Making Mentorship Work
  • Lenders Win When Originators Attend the Closing
  • How to Pursue the Long-Term Strategy and Avoid the Big Short
  • Creating a Great Customer Experience
  • 5 Ways Your Community Bank is Giving Up
  • 3 Tax Deductions All Agents Should Utilize Immediately

August 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • Unleashing Your Employees’ Super Powers
  • Three Tips for Growing Core Customer Relationships
  • Useful Personal Development Tips
  • Automating Loan Decisions for Small Businesses
  • The First Question in Strategic Planning: ‘What Can Go Wrong?’
  • Creating a Great Customer Experience
  • Like Kind Exchange Gaining in Popularity

July 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • Support West Virginia Flood Relief Efforts
  • Digital Detox: How to Unplug And Why You Should
  • Work-Life Balance is a Myth
  • Get time ON your side: 10 tips to improve time management and productivity
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part XVI
    • Do you think CFPB TRID changes will heal mortgage market pain?
    • Answers you need on how the CFPB enforces TRID
    • The CFPB needs to fix this title insurance issue with TRID
    • Post-TRID, More Homebuyers Reading Their Mortgage Disclosures
  • These Common Title Problems Can Snag Your Home Closing
  • Giving the Financial Industry Permission to Fail Faster
  • Loan officers, should you be making a six-figure salary?
  • Five Ways to Improve Your Bank’s Commercial Lending  Department
  • News for Community Bankers:
    • How are regulations affecting small banks?
    • Investing in Formal Leadership Development and Succession Planning
    • 5 Steps to a Great Bank Experience in the Age of the Customer
  • Economist Says  Summer May Be the Hottest Season to Buy and Sell
  • A Few Articles on Culture in the Workplace

June 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • Finding Your Formula For Leading Others
  • Six Leadership Obstacles to Team Success
  • VTC Introduces Liz Rotenberry, Settlement Processor
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part XV
    • CFPB: Changes to  TRID Coming Soon
    • Is TRID Encouraging Smarter Homebuyers?
    • How to Disclose Flood Insurance on TRID Documents
  • Investors Title Recognized as Top 25 Best-Run NC Public Companies
  • What Do Community Banks and a Renaissance Politician Have in Common?
  • Next Major Issues Lenders Need to Tackle: Cybersecurity
  • Small Business Lending: Partnering Your Way to the Top
  • How to beat out other homebuyers when there is no inventory

April 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • 5 Tips to Improve Nonverbal Communication in Meetings
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part XIV
    • Examples of Common TRID Errors
    • TRID Tip: Did you know that some of the issues seen on the secondary market can be fixed at closing?
  • Empty Your Cup: Time to unlearn entrenched habits
  • 7 Reasons Why Every Homebuyer Needs Owner’s Title Insurance
  • How Closing Funds Get Hijacked by Fraudsters
  • Here are the top 5 marketing risks for mortgage loan officers
  • Banks Should Be Like Camels …. huh?!
  • Don’t Use E-Mail to Manage Transactions

March 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • Motivation: Recommended Daily
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part XIII
    • It’s Official: TRID Kills Mortgage Profits
  • VTC Introduces Darin Duffy as a New Teammate
  • Time to Worry About Revised HMDA is Now
  • Changing the Message About Mortgage Lenders: From Villain to Hero
  • The Best Voicemail Your Bank Has Ever Left
  • 5 Things Real Estate Agents Should Know About Low Down Payment Options

February 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • The 7 Essential Practices of Leadership That Work
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part XII
    • Oops! CFPB Quietly Fixes Error in TRID Rule
  • 4 Ways to Improve Loan Officer and Real Estate Agent Relationships
  • Becoming the Bank Your Customers Love
  • Investors Title Announces 4th Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Results
  • Are Banks Charging Enough for Their Loan Risk?
  • Freddie Mac Launches Online Tool to Help Real Estate Professionals

January 2016 Title Notes E-News

  • 6 Strategies for Building Teams that Go the Distance
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part XI
    • Why TRID is Far Worse Than Anyone Thought
  • 10 Best Money Tips From Dave Ramsey of All Time
  • What Keeps Bankers Awake at Night
  • Avoiding Potential Pitfalls With Title Insurance
  • Community Banks Will Own the Next Decade, If…
  • Community Lenders Are Essential to the Future of Mortgage Banking
  • 7 Non-Negotiables For Your Real Estate Marketing Plan