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INDUSTRY NEWS
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Although the the Federal Reserve and President Donald Trump have each have each downplayed the possibility of a recession, the reality is that the market fluctuates and sooner or later, economy’s fortunes turn. (C ontributed by Bill Collins, Frontier Abstract)

Residential real-estate companies are piling into new businesses like mortgages and title insurance, aiming to generate additional income to offset tight margins in their core business.

LEGAL NEWS
New lease accounting rules could put title insurance and escrow industries in California on the wrong side of their state regulator.

The Montana Supreme Court has accepted a certified question from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals concerning whether, under Montana law, dinosaur fossils constitute “minerals” for the purpose of a mineral reservation.

T itle Insurance
Appeal by the defendant insurer from judgment finding it responsible for certain losses sustained by the respondent in relation to a cottage property for which he obtained title insurance with the appellant.

TECHNOLOGY & SOCIAL MEDIA
Tokenization in the real estate sector is the process of creating partial, or "fractionalized," unique digital ownership interests in real estate assets using blockchain-based technology that, once adopted for a particular investment or transaction, confers greater efficiency, security and liquidity for the counterparties while enhancing deal speed.

WORLD NEWS
There is no rule of law in Jamaica which prohibits adding a minor to a title or transferring a title to a minor.

TITLE AGENCY & PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Opendoor, the nation's fastest-growing online real estate marketplace that's simplifying the way people buy and sell homes, announced today that it has acquired OS National, LLC (OSN), a national title and escrow company that has been one of Opendoor's trusted partners since 2016.

Title Agents Go Nationwide
For agents interested in growing their businesses by expanding into multiple states, we’re here to make the process simple and profitable. We offer you one point of contact to streamline your options and solutions...

OTHER TRENDING NEWS
15 Stunning Train Stations Worth Arriving Early to Enjoy
Train travel rules. In addition to being a wonderfully civilized way to get from here to there, the stations and structures that support railways are often incredible. 

Discover 52 abandoned places in the United States
From Florida to Washington, the United States has its fair share of abandoned places. Sometimes sites, such as Jazzland in New Orleans, are abandoned after a disaster.

STUART, Fla. — Maggy Hurchalla’s piece of Florida heaven is a patch of pristine Atlantic shore accessible only by boat in St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park. 

Marianne Mathieu, NTP
Vice President/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Title Group
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