WFG News
August 2, 2022

WILLISTON FINANCIAL GROUP FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN PATRICK F. STONE AND ECONOMIST DR. BILL CONERLY, Ph.D. TO HOST Q3 ‘WFG INSIGHTS: QUARTERLY ECONOMIC OUTLOOK’ WEBINAR ON AUGUST 24TH

The popular and influential quarterly online webinar features analysis and insights from both industry leaders followed by an interactive Q&A session. Portland, Ore., August 3, 2022 – The third quarterly installment of"WFG Insights: Quarterly Economic Outlook," a popular and increasingly influential webinar featuring Williston Financial Group Founder and Executive Chairman…
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WFG News
July 26, 2022

Solutions for Today’s Economy: The WFG Blocks Program Arms Title Agents with the Tools They Need to Survive and Thrive

For the last two years, our industry has experienced breakneck activity. 2022 brought with it a challenging rate environment, decreasing affordability, limited inventory, inflation and the Ukrainian conflict. During marketdownturns like this one, it’s imperative that title agents control expenses, focus on profitability, and play the long game. According to WFG…
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WFG News
July 26, 2022

MBA NOW: WFG SVP Dan Bailey Explains Why You Shouldn’t Let ‘Perfect’ Get in the Way of ‘Better.’

With the recent mortgage market downturn, it’s more important than ever for lenders to optimize profitability by finding ways to take time and cost out of the origination process. According to WFG Enterprise Solutions Senior Vice President Dan Bailey, it’s easy to get hung up on re-engineering and perfecting the…
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WFG News
July 25, 2022

WFG’s Dan Bailey On Ways To Enhance Lender Profitability – Video Press Release

With mortgage origination volumes and profit margins both significantly down, it’s more important than ever for lenders to optimize profitability by finding ways to take time and cost out of the origination process. While it’s easy to get hung up on re-engineering and perfecting the entire loan origination process, it’s…
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WFG News
July 19, 2022

The Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty: Five Factors Influencing the Housing Market

Inflation is raging, rates are on a rollercoaster and a recession is looming, or may have already arrived. But that's not necessarily bad news for the real estate market, as consumers and the industry welcomes an uptick in inventory while adjusting to higher rates. In this episode, WFG Founder &…
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WFG News
June 23, 2022

Sponsored Content from WFG: When it Comes to Operational Efficiency, Don’t Let ‘Perfect’ Get in the Way of ‘Better’

After two years of unprecedented volume, a combination of rapidly rising interest rates, decreasing affordability, and limited inventory have brought refinance originations to a screeching halt. In the wake of such a precipitous drop, it’s now more important than ever for lenders to optimize profitability by finding ways to take…
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WFG News
June 22, 2022

NMPTV: WFG Enterprise Solutions’ Dan Bailey on the Return to Home Equity Lending

According to Black Knight, in May 2022 an average-priced home had increased in value by 42 percent since the start of the pandemic. In the first quarter of 2022 alone, tappable equity rose by $1.2 trillion, the largest quarterly gain ever recorded, skyrocketing to $11 trillion in total tappable equity…
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WFG News
June 21, 2022

WFG NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY LAUNCHES NATIONAL FORECLOSURE INFORMATION REPORT SERVICES

Mortgage servicing and default management professionals, foreclosure attorneys and trustees can now order comprehensive, low-cost foreclosure information reports nationally from WFG’s top-rated Default Title Services group Portland, Ore., June 21, 2022 – WFG National Title Insurance Company’s Default Title Services division has expanded its default management offerings to include Foreclosure…
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WFG News
June 14, 2022

War, supply chain issues, inflation and rising interest rates top the list of concerns during the Q2 WFG Insights: Quarterly Economic Outlook Webinar

During the recent Q2 WFG Insights: Quarterly Economic Outlook webinar, WFG National Title Insurance Company Founder and Executive Chairman and co-host Patrick F. Stone addressed current market conditions, sharing his thoughts on the economy, housing supply and demand, property appreciation, rising interest rates, and the likelihood of another housing bubble.…
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WFG News
June 11, 2022

WFG NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY EXPANDS ITS AGENCY OPERATIONS WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION

WFG NTIC’s expansion extends the company’s agency footprint to include Colorado, Utah, Montana and Wyoming Portland, OR, June 14, 2022 – WFG National Title Insurance Company, a division of Portland-based Williston Financial Group (WFG), and a full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential…
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