Oversees agency operations in LA, MS Santa Barbara, CA August 12, 2014                Earle Thompson has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Agency Division with WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG National Title). WFG National Title is the fastest growing national title insurance underwriting company and a full service provider of title insurance and real estate… Read More »

Segment 1: Patrick Stone, President and CEO of Williston Financial Group (WFG) and WFG Title Insurance Company, and Brian Bushlach discuss real estate inventories, market predictions and consumer confidence. Listen Now! http://national.wfgnationaltitle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/20140805-BRIEF2_A.mp3   Segment 2: Economic expert Patrick Stone speaks with Brian Bushlach about the Zillow – Trulia merger, consumer debt, and the world economy.… Read More »

Last month, the CFPB fined a title company $30k for improperly paying out referral fees to mortgage brokers. “Kickbacks drive up the costs of getting a mortgage and put law-abiding companies at a disadvantage,” said CFPB Director Richard Cordray. “The Consumer Bureau will continue to take action against companies that seek to attract consumers through… Read More »

Nalbone to serve agents in Virginia and regional group Santa Barbara, CA July 24, 2014       WFG National Title Insurance Company (“WFG National Title”) has added Anthony Nalbone as Agency Sales Consultant serving the Southeast Region. WFG National Title is a full service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential… Read More »

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau recently levied a $500,000 fine against a real estate company for failing to comply with RESPA disclosure law. The bold move was meant to demonstrate that the law is serious, and that punishment is real for those in violation. The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), passed in 1972, was… Read More »

The CFPB is looking to expand its ability to process complaints from individual consumers regarding financial institutions. It currently accepts complaints on many consumer financial products, including credit cards, mortgages, bank accounts, private student loans, vehicle and other consumer loans, credit reporting, money transfers, debt collection, and payday loans. “By publicly voicing their complaint, consumers… Read More »

Five elected to board charged with setting New York title insurance rates New York, NY July 9, 2014    Michael Kelly of WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG National Title) has been elected to the New York Title Insurance Rate Service Association (TIRSA). Working with the New York Department of Financial Services, TIRSA is charged with,… Read More »