WFG News
June 10, 2022

Bubble Babble: Patrick Stone Explains Why We’re NOT in a Real Estate Bubble

Many "experts" are calling current conditions a housing bubble and predicting a significant reset in the real estate market. But while inflation rages, rates rise and segments of the economy slow, WFG Founder and Executive Chairman Patrick Stone shares why real estate prices will remain elevated. While that doesn't mean…
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June 1, 2022

Quarterly Economic Outlook with WFG’s Patrick Stone and economist Dr. Bill Conerly

During the Q2 WFG Insights: Quarterly Economic Outlook webinar on May 25th, WFG National Title Insurance Company Founder and Executive Chairman Patrick F. Stone and noted Economist and Forbes contributor Dr. Bill Conerly addressed current market conditions, sharing their thoughts on the economy, housing supply and demand, property appreciation, inflation,…
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May 11, 2022

FINTECH Hunting Episode #128 – WFG SVP Dan Bailey and Host Michael Hammond Discuss Home Equity Lending

In this episode of Fintech Hunting, host Michael Hammond, GD, CMT of NexLevel Advisors discusses the shift to home equity lending with WFG Lender Services and Enterprise Solutions SVP Dan Bailey. The following topics were discussed during this insightful session.   Over the last several months refinance volumes have dropped…
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May 10, 2022

WFG launches monthly Cyber 411 Cybersecurity Podcast

May 3, 2022 In a session that might have been titled “Scared Straight about Cybersecurity,” WFG National Title Insurance Company offered the 500 title agents attending its Spark22 event in March a sobering assessment of the threat cyber criminals pose to our industry. The reaction was so impassioned that the…
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May 6, 2022

WFG Insights – Guidance, Insight and Advice During the Most Unpredictable Market Ever

Inflation and high gas prices are impacting consumer spending habits. Mortgage rates have spiked to their highest levels since 2008. Supply chains are still impacted by lockdowns in China, and Russia's war on Ukraine has rocked the commodities market. Now, as the Fed raises rates to fight inflation, what will…
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May 4, 2022

WILLISTON FINANCIAL GROUP FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN PATRICK F. STONE AND ECONOMIST DR. BILL CONERLY, Ph.D. TO HOST Q2 ‘WFG INSIGHTS: QUARTERLY ECONOMIC OUTLOOK’ WEBINAR ON MAY 25TH

The popular and influential quarterly online webinar features analysis and insights from both industry leaders followed by an interactive Q&A session. Portland, Ore., May 5, 2022 – The second quarterly installment of the"WFG Insights: Quarterly Economic Outlook," a popular and increasingly influential webinar featuring Williston Financial Group Founder and Executive…
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April 14, 2022

Rising Rates and Record Appreciation Drive Shift to Home Equity Lending

WFG’s latest article for MBA NewsLink explains why rising interest rates and record property appreciation are spurring a resurgence in home equity lending interest and activity. With the road to refinancing now freighted with higher tolls, homeowners are shifting to home equity lending to fund renovations, pay down higher-interest debt…
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April 11, 2022

October Research Economic Forecast Series featuring Patrick Stone

Original Air Date: April 7, 2022 WFG's Executive Chairman and Founder Patrick Stone believes affordability is going to be the main driver for the housing market for 2022. During the second edition of the popular Economic Forecast Series he shares insights on how you can prepare your business as well…
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April 8, 2022

WFG’s ‘Spark’ event draws record turnout

In mid-March, current and prospective WFG National Title Insurance Company agents gathered in Orlando, Florida for the two-day Spark22 event. Their attendance helped fulfill a decade-long goal of WFG Founder and Executive Chairman Patrick F. Stone and longtime company executives. "This year we realized Pat's original vision," said Gene Rebadow, WFG EVP,…
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April 7, 2022

WFG Insights: Mortgage Rates Spike as Inflation Rages: Patrick Stone’s Game Plan

As mortgage rates flirt with 5% and inflation impacts consumer buying power, now is the time to adjust your game plan, if you haven't already. This episode is a must-listen, as WFG Founder & Executive Chairman Patrick Stone provides a game plan and offers an outlook for the real estate…
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