November 2021
Title Notes E-news
Please Note the Following November Closures

November 2nd - Election Day
Virginia Courthouses

November 11th - Veteran's Day
Bankers Title and Virginia Courthouses

November 25th & 26th - Thanksgiving
Bankers Title and Virginia Courthouses
Drop These Phrases From Your Vocabulary If You Want to Sound More Confident
These common phrases have a way of undermining our authority.
by Sarah Showfety

There are several words and phrases we’ve all used that can inadvertently diminish our authority and make us sound less than confident. When we say these with any kind of regularity, they water down our message—and, with it, people’s ability to take us seriously. Click HERE so you can keep your ear out for key apprehensive phrases and practice eliminating or re-wording them to sound more assertive.


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$9 Purchase Threatens Buyer's Dream of Homeownership
from REALTOR Magazine

It’s one thing for a real estate agent or mortgage lender to tell you about the dangers of buying big-ticket items (like a car), racking up your credit card bills, or opening up new credit cards until your mortgage is approved and closed. But it hits a whole lot closer to home when a home buyer warns you of the danger through tears of sadness. Yet for one home buyer, a $9 purchase of a can of paint on a newly opened credit card jeopardized her ability to quality for a mortgage. Click HERE to view a video for an important reminder to potential home buyers.
The BT On-site Team Keeping You Informed and Safe! It's What We Do!

Your client's health and safety is always a top priority for our agency.

Bankers Title is Offering Drive-Through Closings for Added Safety
The Bankers Title Settlement Team is offering clients the convenience and safety of outdoor closings. We are happy to coordinate, just let your settlement processor know in advance.

Bankers Title is Currently Conducting Hybrid Closings
Many lenders are beginning to offer hybrid closings where non-notarized documents can be digitally signed in advance of or at the closing. We are able to accommodate client and lender needs.

Coming Soon: Bankers Title Will Have E-Notaries on Staff
This will enable us to complete full remote on-line notarization (RON) closings. More to come!

Reminder: For the safety of all parties attending on-site closings face masks are requested.
Contact Robyn Parker to learn more.
How Leaders Add Value to People
by Mark Sanborn

Are you intentional each day about adding value to others, to making each day matter to someone other than yourself? There are some simple things any of us can do every day if we look for opportunities. Here are four ideas, as it turns out, that form a simple acronym about how to make a big difference. To add value to people and make a bigger difference to others each day, consider P.I.E.S. Click HERE to learn more.
3 Keys to the Future of Banking Partnerships, Openness & Advice
The Financial Brand's Editorial Team

The risk of falling too far behind is very real for many financial institutions, but there is a clear path forward for those willing to move past traditional approaches. A senior banking leader in IBM's Institute for Business Value lays out the essential changes, one of which builds off a traditional banking strength. Click HERE to gain insights.
4 Practices of Kindness That Make You Glorious
from Leadership Freak

Kindness is glorious like the first snow of the season. Kindness is more than passive platitudes; it’s a call to rise. Try being kind in ways that lead people to believe in themselves. Click HERE to learn how to incorporate these practices into your life.
Community Institutions' Golden Opportunity to Grow Small Business Loans
by Craig Guillot

Pandemic relief programs and PPP loans opened the door to new small business relationships and lending opportunities for community banks. They now have a chance to build on that momentum and grow their loan portfolios. To do that they need to double down on their relationship strengths and upgrade their technology. Click HERE to read on.

Bankers Title is seeking to add to its talented team. Check out our CAREERS web page for open positions. Please share and refer qualified candidates who would be a good fit for our team.
Working long hours to process your client's loan applications? Our online quick quote rate calculator is available 24/7/365

You can easily access it from the home page of our website. Check it out HERE. Get your title premiums, settlement fee, and recording fees with three clicks. The quote can be saved as a PDF document and emailed to your client. Fast, simple, easy, anytime!

Want to request a quote? Just click HERE to fill our and form and e-mail it to us.
Robyn C. Parker
Vice President & Agency Manager
Bankers Title, LLC
9011 Arboretum Parkway
Richmond, VA 23236
Phone: 1.800.830.1414 | 804.560.7655
Integrity. Security. Excellence

Bankers Title is a full-service Title and Settlement Agency that is committed to integrity and transparency in each of our transactions. Our team is made up of the best in the business and we look forward to helping you make informed decisions about your home.