FEA Updates

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May 30, 2024

AI In the Title Industry

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May 23, 2024

ALTA Commends Leadership of House Democrats Questioning Administration’s Title Waiver Program

The American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, commends the group of 18 Democratic Members of Congress—led by Rep. Wiley Nickel (D-NC)—who wrote a…

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May 23, 2024

Title Insurance Premium Volume Decreased 31% in 2023, ALTA Reports

As mortgage originations contracted last year, so did title insurance premium volume. According to the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA’s) Market Share Analysis, the title insurance industry generated $15.1 billion in…

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May 23, 2024

ALTA Recommends Changes to Property Tax Foreclosure Laws

Across the nation, homeowners are losing their homes and the equity they’ve built in them due to unpaid property tax debts, and older adults, those on a low or fixed…

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April 23, 2024

Tax relief in disaster situations

Find information on the most recent tax relief provisions for taxpayers affected by disaster situations. See FAQs for disaster victims for information about the definition of an affected taxpayer.

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January 3, 2024

Industry Updates, from USA Today

The pandemic-era sub-5% mortgage interest rates that 85% of mortgage holders are locked in to kept homeowners from selling their home and buying another at elevated interest rates, which peaked…

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January 1, 2024

Industry Updates, from Business Insider

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December 28, 2023

Industry Updates, from Fox News

Economist Peter Morici reacts to the Fed signaling that it could cut interest rates three times in 2024, on ‘Varney & Co.’

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November 29, 2023

Industry Updates, from CNBC

The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($726,200 or less) decreased to 7.37% last week from 7.41% the previous week. Mortgage applications to purchase…

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November 29, 2023

Industry Updates, from Housing Wire

Homeownership is the single greatest contributor to household wealth for American families. From 2010 to 2020, the value of owner-occupied housing in 917 metropolitan or micropolitan metro areas increased by…

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