WFG News
August 31, 2020

WEST, A WILLISTON FINANCIAL GROUP COMPANY, LAUNCHES WESTprotect CYBERSECURITY SERVICE TO PROTECT TITLE AGENTS, REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS AND LENDERS FROM EMAIL FRAUD

New WESTprotect.com, the nation’s only online cybersecurity helpdesk, now provides self-serve, on-demand access to real-time alerts, updated briefs and 'WESTprotect 411' assistance IRVINE, Calif., SEPTEMBER 01, 2020 – WEST, a Williston Financial Group Company committed to improving the entire residential real estate and mortgage transaction for all participants, has launched…
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WFG News
August 29, 2020

Redefining business models in the wake of COVID-19

No one argues that COVID-19 has changed everything about conducting business, says Dan Bailey, SVP, WFG Lender Services & WFG Enterprise Solutions, in his August 29 article for Progress in Lending. From personal work habits to how we interact with employees, partners, clients and prospects, it's a different world now…
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August 28, 2020

Dean Kirchen on Top Servicing Trends to Watch in 2020

On August 26, HousingWire posted an interview with Dean Kirchen, Senior Vice President of WFG's Default Title Services, identifying what the industry leader sees are the top trends in servicing this year. The interview, exclusively available for HW+ premium members until it goes public on September 1, comes on the…
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WFG News
August 10, 2020

HousingWire Honors WFG’s Lynn Riedel as a 2020 HW Woman of Influence

WFG National Title Insurance Company EVP Lynn Riedel is one of HousingWire's "2020 Women of Influence." Riedel, who is also President and Chief Operating Officer of WFG NTC’s Washington division, is being honored for "shaping and propelling forward the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries." Riedel and the other 10th…
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WFG News
July 22, 2020

Economic Outlook Title Insurance in a Turbulent Era News

  Recently, Williston Financial Group Founder and Executive Chairman Patrick F. Stone and business-focused economist, Forbes contributor, and Duke University Ph.D. Bill Conerly got together for a Q&A webinar, Economic Outlook and Title Insurance. During the webinar, they provided a snapshot of the current U.S. economic outlook, with a focus…
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WFG News
June 18, 2020

Appraising an AMC’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this June 18 article, co-written for Progress in Lending by Sean Pyle and Patrick Brown, the authors explain how the business of property appraisal had to make radical adjustments in order to survive the economic upheaval of COVID-19. Importantly, those changes made in the heat of such an uncompromising…
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WFG News
June 16, 2020

FORES Check: These Predictions from WFG’s Patrick Stone Happened Faster Than Expected

A highlight of January's Future of Real Estate Summit (FORES) was Qualia CEO Nate Baker's interview with Patrick F. Stone, in which he asked the Williston Financial Group Chairman and Founder for his thoughts on the future of the title and mortgage lending industries. Pat's responses were laid out in…
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WFG News
June 16, 2020

The 2020 Thought Leader Award Winners Are …

For its 10th Annual Innovations Awards for 2020, PROGRESS In Lending has added a "Thought Leaders Award" category. On June 16, it was announced that Dan Bailey, Senior Operations Executive and SVP for WFG Lender Services and WFG Enterprise Solutions, is one of the winners. The award spotlights women and…
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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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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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