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November 2019
Title Notes E-News

Veteran's Day Schedules:
- Virginia Title Center will be closed on November 11th
- Court houses will be closed on November 11th

Thanksgiving Schedules:
- Virginia Title Center will be closed on November 28th and 29th
- Courthouses will close at Noon on November 27th and will be    closed on November 28th and 29th
How To Spot An Irreplaceable Employee
by Ian Altman

What attributes would you use to describe your all-time favorite employees? Employees and employers have a shared interest in discovering the attributes that define the all-time favorite employees. Employees want to be the most-favored, and employers seek to attract those individuals who seem irreplaceable. Click HERE to learn more what 12 CEOs agreed were most important attributes in a favorite employee.

Here are additional articles related to Workplace Culture you may enjoy: 
1031 Exchanges On The Rise - Virginia Title Center and Investors Title Exchange Are Here To Serve You and Your Clients

With real estate investing on the rise, a 1031 Exchange is a great option as it  allows an American taxpayer to exchange one investment property for another while deferring the tax consequence of the sale. Virginia Title Center can connect you with experts at Investors Title Exchange Corporation who serves as the qualified intermediary. Following are great resources to get you started: 
What The Most Innovative Leaders In Banking Have In Common
by Jim Marous of The Financial Brand
To succeed in the future, financial institutions must embrace a culture of innovation that reinforces the process of digital transformation. To accomplish this, a bank must have strong leadership, openness to experimentation and risk, willingness to challenge the status quo, and solid business strategy that "pushes the limit" of what can be possible with modern technology. Most importantly, the institution must possess an overarching focus on the customer. Click  HERE for more insights.

Here are additional articles related to the Bank Leadership you may enjoy:
How Charismatic Leaders Teach By Example
by Alaina Love
There has been a lot written about leadership charisma, especially the pros and pitfalls of its effects on an organization. Most research focuses on four traits that charismatic leaders tend to demonstrate.  Each of these traits can be expressed moderately or aggressively, but  studies  suggest that leaders with moderate charisma are the most effective. These leaders are able to capture the attention and interest of their teams to successfully translate a vision in a way that encourages others to embrace it.  Click  HERE for more insights on these four traits.

Here are additional articles related to  Leadership & Professional Development you may enjoy:
5 Ways Banks Can Digitally Transform  Loan Origination
by Rich Daugherty
In the Rocket Mortgage and fintech era, traditional lenders face unprecedented challenges to meeting expectations of borrowers for speed and an efficient, seamless experience. No one can transform overnight. But even taking one of these five key steps will make a difference. Click  HERE for more insights on these steps.

Here are additional articles related to the Mortgage Industry you may enjoy:
FBI: Cybercriminals Are Bypassing Multifactor Authentication
The  FBI is warning banks, businesses and other organizations that cybercriminals are using social engineering and other technical techniques to circumvent multifactor authentication security protections. Click HERE to learn more.

Security Experts: Cybersecurity Threats Aren't Going Away, They're Doubling
Every 14 seconds, a company falls victim to ransomware attacks. Experts emphasize the need for companies to have a process in place for not if, but when a ransomware attack occurs. Click HERE to learn more.

Fraud Is On The Rise - Protect Your Clients and Yourself

Special Notice: Due to unprecedented high settlement volume, Virginia Title Center is requesting a minimum of a 30 day process from receipt of order to scheduled settlement date. Creating an exceptional client experience for all parties involved is paramount. Thank you for your support and understanding.


**Remember to offer your borrowers Owner's Coverage on their most valuable investment. It's a one time premium with a lifetime of security. In addition, they will receive a reduced premium rate when they obtain it simultaneously with your Lender's Coverage.**

What Topics Are On Your Mind?

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