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October 2019
Title Notes E-News

Courthouses and Virginia Title Center
will be closed on Monday, October 14th
in observance of Columbus Day
These 9 Biggest Password Mistakes Will Get You In Trouble - Warns Fraud Expert and Ex-con Artist
by Frank Abagnale

For more than 45 years, I've worked with, advised and consulted with the FBI and hundreds of financial institutions, corporations and government agencies around the world to help them in their fight against fraud.

We need to get rid of passwords - We think our passwords keep us safe, but that's just a fantasy. They don't protect us from hackers or maintain the privacy of our online information. In the meantime, there are ways to prevent your account information from getting stolen. Click HERE to learn about some of the biggest password mistakes people make, and why you should avoid them at all costs.
Fraud Is On The Rise - Protect Your Clients and Yourself

The Stanford Study Reveals Why Some People Are More Likely To Succeed Than Others
by Mayo Oshin

After decades of research, psychologist and professor at Stanford University, Walter Mischel finally uncovered a crucial trait that explains why some people succeed in their work, relationships, health and life-and others don't.  This breakthrough research is best known as the marshmallow experiment.  Click   HERE to learn more about Michel's theory of Delayed Gratification: Suffer Now, Succeed Tomorrow.

Here are additional articles related to Personal & Professional Development you may enjoy: 
Digital Future of Banking Requires New Leadership Model
by Jim Marous of The Financial Brand
Does the banking leadership handbook from the past need to be completely rewritten for the digital age? Or do the leadership rules that have survived the test of time simply need to be reinforced? Maybe organizations need a combination of the old and the new to survive new technology, new competition, and new consumer expectations. Click  HERE for more insights into Digital Leadership.

Here are additional articles related to the Banking Industry you may enjoy:
Top Loan Originator Secrets With Brian Sacks - 
Is It Better To Be Honest Or To Lie?
Click on photo to hear Brian's insights.

Economists Predict Housing Starts Will Spike in 2022
by Phil Hall

New housing starts will remain below historic averages until 2022 or later,  according to a new poll  of 100 economists and real estate experts conducted by Zillow and Pulsenomics.  Single-family housing starts have historically averaged more than one million units a month and peaked at more than 1.8 million in 2006. In the decade since the end of the Great Recession, activity has picked up but is still below the historic average. The majority of poll respondents stated it will be at least two years before the historic average is met, while one in five predicted the threshold could be reached by the end of this year. Click HERE to learn more.

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.**

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Patti L. Dickerson                                      

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