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SPECIAL EDITION: Mary & Mark Lowery: Five W’s and an H

Commitment Matters

In this SPECIAL EDITION episode, Mark Lowery, Editorial Director at October Research is back with Mary to lend his expertise in unpacking their 11th Annual Voice of the Title Agent special report. As a free download, the report offers key insight from agents about how they view things like business opportunities and concerns, compliance, security, technology and more. You can reach Mark via email at mlowery@octoberresearch.com.During the interview, Mary and Mark talk about:October Research’s 11th Annual Voice of the Title Agent special report.Mark mentions an increased number of acquisitions in our industry in the past year, highlighting this recent mutli-office acquisition.October Research’s iBuyers report was briefly discussed during the interview.As noted in the interview, smaller and middle-sized Title Companies can struggle to maintain sufficient security standards but there aren’t many resources to help you check your E & O policy. Here’s a great resource from Title Industry Assurance Company to help review your coverage.As Mary and Mark mentioned, emergency legislature may soon expire in your area. To learn more, be sure to check ALTA’s Digital Closing resources.Mark tells of a story about a Floridian Title Company’s customer falling victim to fraud during the closing process. Here’s an overview of stories just like this from the Florida Bar Review. He also notes the FBI has prioritized a financial limit when pursuing fraudsters because it is so rampant. Look at this long list of articles the FBI has published related to Mortgage Fraud.States Title and their work on machine learning was also noted during the interview.If you’d like to contact the Pandemic Podcast, email podcasts@ramquest.com. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review this podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts, or visit RamQuest.com/pandemicpodcast to download the latest episode. Lastly, we love to see when and how you’re listening. Share our posts, or create your own and tag them: #PandemicPracticesPodcast

32mins

15 Apr 2021

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SPECIAL EDITION: Mary & Mark Lowery

Commitment Matters

In this SPECIAL EDITION episode, Mary talks with Mark Lowery, Editorial Director at October Research, who lends his expertise in unpacking their 2021 State of the Industry report. This free download offers key insight about what 2021’s story will be. You can reach Mark via email at mlowery@octoberresearch.com.During the interview, Mary and Mark mention:October Research recently published their 2021 State of the Industry report.Industry underwriters, Old Republic Title, Fidelity National Title Group, and First American Title recently published their earnings reports. The newly appointed, but not yet confirmed, CFPB director is expected to be Rohit Chopra. Read more about him in this article.The CFPB filed a lawsuit against Townstone Financial Inc., a Chicago-based nonbank retail-mortgage creditor.RON and RIN are key points of interest in this year's report. ALTA has created a Digital Closing Resource Library, including information on Federal and State legislation. You'll also want to check out this eClosing article from RamQuest!The Federal Housing Finance Agency released an eMortgages Report in September of 2020.Data Privacy is a major industry topic. Mark mentions the California Consumer Privacy Act, which you can read about in this article.Mark highlighted October Research's RESPA News publication.If you're following student loan reform, like Mark, here's a recent article on the subject.Redfin recently reported a record 52% of homes are under contract within 2 weeks.On the topic of forbearance and foreclosure, Mark mentions reading they are at an all time low. Here's an article confirming the same and this report from the FHFA speaks to the impact of pandemic-relate Forbearance and Foreclosure relief for single-family mortgages.Mary and Mark discuss the CLOSINGCORP/STRATMOR SURVEY regarding pandemic-period remote loan closings. Mark references a report that HUD is working to reallocate commercial real estate for residential space. This article offers an overview of this adaptive concept. Mark and Mary talk briefly about the Detroit Home Mortgage project, launched after the early aught recession, as a collaborative effort of local and national banks, foundations, and nonprofit groups. Read more about that here.If you’d like to contact the Pandemic Podcast, email podcasts@ramquest.com. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review this podcast on Apple Podcast, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts, or visit RamQuest.com/pandemicpodcast to download the latest episode. Lastly, we love to see when and how you’re listening. Share our posts, or create your own and tag them: #PandemicPracticesPodcast

36mins

18 Feb 2021

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2020 FJFD Interview with Mark Lowery, New Holland

ZimmComm Golden Mic Audio

8mins

28 Aug 2020

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State Rep. Mark Lowery and AFP's Ryan Norris give their Impression of the Session: 5/28/19, Hr. 2

Conduit News with Paul Harrell

State Rep. Mark Lowery and AFP's Ryan Norris give their Impression of the Session: 5/28/19, Hr. 2 by Conduit Media

50mins

28 May 2019

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#0002 - Clark Lowery, John-Mark Lowery, and Austin Thigpen/EastTexasHunts.com

Why Knot The Podcast

Today we are recording from the porch of the Attoyac Farm ranch house with Clark Lowery, John-Mark Lowery, and Austin Thigpen. We talk hogs, land management, and Texas hunting.

37mins

26 Apr 2018