Category Archives: Corporate

Stewart Top Performers Celebrate in San Diego

Stewart Club Excellence is an enterprise-wide reward and recognition program honoring top performers on our sales and operations teams. Last month, we had the honor of celebrating our 2016 winners in San Diego.

Key Takeaways from the Market Research & Consumer Insights Exchange Conference

In May, I had the honor of participating in [tag] IQPC Exchange’s Market Research and Consumer Insights conference as a featured speaker. My presentation was titled “Insights Evolution: Redesigning Teams and Increasing Synergy to Proactively Drive Business Strategy”. This conference was a great opportunity for me to share insights from Stewart and learn from other marketing and communications leaders across the country.

Update on CFPB v. PHH After Oral Argument

The en banc (before the entire bench) D.C. Circuit Court heard oral arguments this week in the PHH case. While fortune telling from oral arguments is a tricky business, there are a few things of interest.

Redefining the Real Estate Industry for a Tech-Focused Future

Technology is constantly advancing and changing the way consumers, real estate professionals and lenders are thinking about real estate and the choices in the marketplace. There are incredible opportunities for title companies and closing attorneys to innovate and market the choice of a digital closing experience, in addition to the traditional table closing experience, to lead this change into the future.

Chatbots, IoT and VR, Oh My: A Look Ahead at Tech in Real Estate

Technology in the real estate industry doesn’t start and stop with the computer and smartphone. Regardless of your role in the real estate transaction, you can no longer afford to dismiss the impact of technology in the home buying process. Technology in real estate is designed to improve the end-to-end experience for home buyers and …Read more

CFPB’s ‘Project Catalyst’ Report Highlights FinTech Advances

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a report, “Project Catalyst report: Promoting consumer-friendly innovation” to coincide with the Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention & Expo 2016 in Boston. The 27-page report highlights many areas in which the bureau is actively involved with bank and non-bank innovators, ranging from large, established institutions to small startups, to …Read more

Are You the Weakest Link?

If you’re looking for the most vulnerable points of a network, you need only look in a mirror. According to Symantec, 97 percent of cyberattacks start with social engineering. That means cybercriminals are getting access to systems by deceiving individual users – you and your employees. It shouldn’t be a surprise that the real estate …Read more

Anatomy of Wire Fraud

This post may affect many of you not only professionally, but also personally. JP Morgan estimated 27 percent of wire transfers in 2014 were affected by either attempted or actual fraud. Imagine the worst: the funds in the transaction did not transfer from buyer to rightful seller and are now unrecoverable. People’s life savings are …Read more