WFG News
March 3, 2021

WFG NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY VP OF SALES DOUG THOMPSON JOINS REOMAC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Longtime industry veteran will chair the non-profit trade organization's Collaboration Committee and serve on its Advocacy and Education Committees Portland, Ore., March 04, 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…
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WFG News
February 24, 2021

MyHome Exchange Wins Progress-in-Lending’s ‘Innovations Award’

WFG Enterprise Solutions was honored for groundbreaking innovation this week when Progress-in-Lending Association revealed the winners of its 2021 Innovations Awards. Representatives of a dozen leading mortgage industry firms participated with digital messages to thank the Progress-in-Lending Executive Team as they announced each of the 11th annual winners in an…
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WFG News
February 24, 2021

Valutrust Solutions President Sean Pyle introduces ValuTrue™ property evaluation services in an exclusive interview with NMP-TV’s Andrew Berman

Valutrust Solutions recently enhanced its comprehensive suite of property valuation offerings with ValuTrue™, and Valutrust President Sean Pyle joins NMP-TV's Andrew Bergman for a short video interview to discuss these and other newly added valuation offerings. The addition of the ValuTrue product line provides Valutrust clients for whom traditional appraisal…
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WFG News
February 19, 2021

Dan Bailey of WFG Lender Services discusses a new solution to remedy industry issues exacerbated by record 2020 volume

The record high number of new mortgages and refis last year exposed systemic issues within our industry that continue to result in borrower dissatisfaction, according to WFG Lender Services SVP Dan Bailey. "The first challenge is capacity," Bailey said on a recent episode of Rich Grant's "Content Beacon" podcast. "We…
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WFG News
February 12, 2021

WFG’s Monique Winston on inclusivity and fair lending

HousingWire Daily recently launched "Honest Conversations," an eight-week mini-series on Diversity and Inclusion. Monique Winston, Vice President of National Business Development at WFG Lender Services and co-Chair of its new Diversity and Inclusion Council, was the podcast's February 11th guest. In the half-hour interview with host Alcynna Lloyd, available here,…
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WFG News
February 9, 2021

VALUTRUST SOLUTIONS ADDS VALUTRUE™ PROPERTY EVALUATION SERVICES AND BPOs TO CREATE A COMPLETE SUITE OF VALUATION SOLUTIONS

All offerings are available through the proprietary Valutrust platform for single-source ordering, lender-controlled rule-based product selection, and progress monitoring. Portland, Ore., February 9, 2021 – Valutrust Solutions, LLC, a Williston Financial Group company, providing national appraisal management services and proprietary technology solutions to banks and residential lenders, has added property…
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WFG News
February 5, 2021

WFG NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY APPOINTS Neil F. Narut VP, REGIONAL UNDERWRITING COUNSEL FOR ILLINOIS AND INDIANA

Portland, Ore., February 5, 2021 – WFG National Title Insurance Company, a Williston Financial Group (WFG) company and the fastest-growing title insurer in the U.S., has appointed Neil F. Narut to the newly created position of VP, Regional Underwriting Counsel for its Central Region. Narut will provide underwriting support to…
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WFG News
February 4, 2021

Steve Ozonian, WFG Chief Executive Officer, is a RISMedia 2021 Real Estate Newsmaker

Just a month into the New Year, RISMedia has announced that WFG Chief Executive Officer Steve Ozonian is a "2021 Real Estate Newsmaker." That's about as safe a designation as one can make in our industry, especially coming off a year of uncertainty and challenge. Clearly, it's because of the…
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WFG News
February 1, 2021

Brandon Melanese, Valutrust VP Sales and Business Development, Predicts a Growing Role for Appraisal Management Companies during the Next Decade

In Brandon Melanese's article for Progress-in-Lending, posted January 28, 2021, the Valutrust Solutions VP for Sales & Business Development outlines why America's Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs) are sure to experience an expanding role as "integrated business partners" of the nation's mortgage lenders. While change is now the constant throughout mortgage…
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WFG News
January 28, 2021

Joe Murin & Pat Stone Talk 2021 on 3Guys

When WFG Executive Chairman and Founder Patrick F. Stone and JJAM Financial Services Chairman Joseph Murin first appeared together on the Content Beacon podcast '3 Guys and an iPad,' it was to assess how mortgage and title companies might cope with a COVID-19 pandemic in its first months. Six months…
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