WFG News
June 12, 2020

Dan Bailey SVP, WFG Lender Services and Enterprise Solutions discusses three ways COVID-19 will change mortgage lending forever

NEXT's Jeri Yoshida asks WFG Lender Services and Enterprise Solutions SVP Dan Bailey for three ways COVID-19 will change mortgage lending forever. Dan's number one response is that the sales and marketing of mortgage lending services are "never going to be the same." Given that quarantining has made borrowers more…
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TechnologyWFG News
June 10, 2020

3 Guys and an iPad | Patrick F. Stone and Joseph Murin ‘Assessing the Mortgage and Title industries as COVID enters Third Month’

In his '3 Guys and an iPad' podcast debut, Williston Financial Group Founder and Executive Chairman Patrick Stone joined JJAM Financial Services Chairman Joseph Murin as guests to share perspectives from decades of leadership in the real estate and home finance industries. The show's Brian Rieger, Kevin Breeland, and Rick…
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WFG News
June 9, 2020

How COVID-19 has shaped the push for remote online notarizations

As social distancing remains a part of how real estate transactions are conducted, new concepts in remote notarization are being offered for consideration at a near-weekly rate. By Steve Ozonian June 8, 2020 In his June 8, 2020 editorial for Inman News, WFG President and CEO Steve Ozonian explains that,…
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WFG News
June 4, 2020

‘Minorities and mortgages: Black leaders on closing the racial divide’

  Mortgages: Black Leaders' Thoughts on Closing the Racial Divide," published by Mortgage Professional America on June 4, Monique Winston, WFG Lender Services' Vice President of National Business Development and head of the Cleveland Realtist Association, and NAMMBA Founder and CEO Tony Thompson discuss the importance of providing opportunities for…
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WFG News
May 20, 2020

A Panel Discussion: Where is the Industry Headed Post-Pandemic?

In a thorough, well-presented summary of an important summit of industry leaders, writer Eric C. Peck collects the comments of seven participants in a National Mortgage Professional panel discussion entitled "Where is the Industry Heading Post-Pandemic?" WFG Executive Chairman and Founder Patrick F. Stone is among this magnificent seven from…
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TechnologyWFG News
May 15, 2020

The Housing Scene: Closing Go High-Tech – and Low.

Writer Lew Sichelman observes in his May 15 column for UExpress that while title companies "are pulling out all the stops to get deals closed during the COVID-19 pandemic," they now feel the best way to close - during the outbreak and after - is electronically. Confirmation that the shift…
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MarketingTechnologyWFG News
May 6, 2020

3 Guys and an iPad video podcast

Brian Rieger, Kevin Breeland and Rick Grant's popular real estate and mortgage podcast "3 Guys & an iPad" broke new ground on May 6, with two special guests, one of them making the first return visit! Shaun Graham, EVP at Southeast Mortgage of Georgia, and Chuck Cain, WFG National Title…
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WFG News
May 5, 2020

NATALIE KOONCE JOINS WFG NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE AS VICE PRESIDENT, NATIONAL ESCROW ADVISOR

Portland, Ore., May 5, 2020 – WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG), a Portland-based, full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential transactions nationwide, has announced that Natalie Koonce has joined the company as its Vice President, National Escrow Advisor. Koonce, who most recently…
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WFG News
April 29, 2020

Daily Dispatch: The remote notary could be a silver lining

Brad Inman's April 29, 2020 Inman Daily Dispatch was clearly a special occasion for the Inman News Founder. His podcast guest, WFG President and CEO Steve Ozonian, has been a valued colleague since they met 30 years ago. Steve summed up their mutually beneficial friendship: "You taught me a few…
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Lenders and appraisers forge new bond amid coronavirus crisis
WFG News
April 22, 2020

Lenders and appraisers forge new bond amid coronavirus crisis

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