Review our blog posts for thought leadership, educational articles and white papers on hot topics related to the title insurance industry and the real estate transfer process.

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When Wire Fraud Calls
July 27, 2018

When wire fraud calls, will you recognize it? You can prevent wire fraud by making sure each party uses verified phone numbers throughout the transaction.

Selling with a Solar Agreement - 5 Tips for Guiding Your Clients

Selling with a Solar Agreement
June 12, 2018

Solar agreements are creating new challenges at closing, but real estate professionals can help their clients navigate with these 5 tips for selling homes with a solar agreement.

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Old Republic Title Invests in Title Agent Success
May 11, 2018

Investing in the success of our title agents is a key component to Old Republic Title's continued financial strength. Learn how we work towards Shared Success.

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Building Blockchain into Real Estate
April 10, 2018

Could blockchain change the face of real estate transactions? Old Republic Title explains this technology and what's blocking it from industry overhaul.

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Closing Time: 6 Steps Every Homebuyer Should Expect
April 4, 2018

There's a lot of steps that go into the home closing process. Learn what to expect and where you fit in to a smooth closing.

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It's a Bird! It's a Plane! No, it's an Underwriter!
March 22, 2018

Old Republic Title's local underwriters can be your everyday heroes ready to serve your needs.

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Old Republic Title Seeks Improved Closing Disclosure
February 22, 2018

Old Republic Title has worked to help advocate for the TRID Improvement Act of 2017 as it moves through Congress.

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Ancillary Services 101
February 15, 2018

Do you know about our ancillary services? Learn how we can help you throughout the mortgage lifecycle.

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Use of Foreign Notaries
February 7, 2018

Keep settlements on track by making sure real estate documents are properly notarized - especially when they're coming from a foreign country.

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Strength and Stability for Over a Century: It's More Than a Slogan
January 12, 2018

Old Republic Title explains the importance of choosing an agent-focused title insurance underwriter with strength and superior claims paying ability.

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Escrow Services at a Glance
December 15, 2017

Transferring large sums of money can be risky. Learn how the escrow process can help protect real estate transactions.

Why Title Insurance?

Why Title?
November 27, 2017

Why have title insurance? With an investment as important as your home, purchasing title insurance is one of the easiest things you can do to protect your property rights.

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Protecting Settlement Services Transactions from

October 27, 2017

Privacy and security are high priorities at Old Republic Title. We work with lenders, title agents, real estate professionals and consumers to adhere to industry cybersecurity standards, regulation and legislation, which protects sensitive data and the settlement services transaction itself.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month
October 2, 2017

Old Republic Title is promoting National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, an annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity.

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Remote Notarizations
September 15, 2017

Signatures notarized via webcam are making inroads in two U.S. states, but this digital trend isn't quite ready for national rollout. Learn more about how remote notarization could invalidate mortgages and other documents.

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Tribal Sovereign Immunity
August 9, 2017

A recent case decided by the state of Washington's Supreme Court muddies the waters regarding the applicability of tribal sovereign immunity claims in in rem actions, that is actions directly against the property rather than actions against a person.

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The FAQs of Title Insurance For Homebuyers
July 14, 2017

For most of us, a home is the largest investment we'll make in our lives. To buy with confidence, get owner's title insurance. It's the smart way to protect your property from legal claims. To help you understand how owner's title insurance works, here are answers to common questions.

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Happy Independence Day!
June 30, 2017

It's time for parades, barbecues and fireworks. In between grilling and relaxing, take a moment to join us in celebrating our freedom this 4th of July!

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Take a Look as Old Republic Title Marks 110 Years as America's Trusted Title Insurer
June 13, 2017

As Old Republic Title marks its 110th anniversary, join us with a look back at more than a century of service as America's trusted title insurer.

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Moving? Plan Now with a Printable Checklist
May 15, 2017

Need a hand planning ahead and staying organized along the way? Old Republic Title's here to help with a handy Moving Checklist you can print and use well before the big day.

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What Every REALTOR® Should Know About Owner's Title Insurance
April 17, 2017

As an important advisor to your clients, you are in the position to help them understand the value of owner's title insurance.

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Old Republic Title and Your Business: Evolving with the Industry
March 15, 2017

In an environment that is continually changing, title agents and lenders need a way to evolve with the industry. That is where OR EscrowPro® can help.

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How Title Insurance Protects All Homebuyers
February 15, 2017

Whether you're purchasing a new or existing home, or refinancing, title insurance protects the title to your home against risks covered by the policy.

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If Hallways Could Speak
February 15, 2017

There is a lot being written about cybersecurity and its impact on the real estate industry. Recently, at a national industry conference, the hallways were buzzing with stories about fraud schemes. One story, in particular, made everyone stop and think: "What would I do?"...

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Title Agents Beware of Fakes, Phonies and Forgeries
February 15, 2017

Old Republic Title is here to help title agents learn to spot fraudulent schemes in real estate, title and property transfers.

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