2015 WVBT Newsletter Archives

December 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • Ways to Awaken the Potential in Your Workforce
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part X
    • TRID Hasn’t Caused Any Major Lending Delays … So Far
    • NAR: TIRD Delays Minimal in Closing Process
  • 7 Common Money Traps Even Smart People Fall Into
  • Six Logical Things Mr. Spock Might Say About Long-Term Client Relationships
  • Mortgage Company Sues Owners of 400 Georgetown Homes Over Titles
  • Here’s the Truth Behind 6 Millennial Stereotypes in Lending
  • 7 Coaching Steps: Avoid These Pitfalls at Your Community Bank
  • 5 Things You Didn’t Learn in Real Estate Class

October 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • You Can’t Fix Lazy, Crazy and Stupid
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part IX
    • Transitional Period and Initial Supervisory Practice Over TRID
  • Is the Mortgage Industry Entering a New Era of Partnership?
  • Want a Great Team? Build a Great Culture.
  • Don’t Forget About Your Bank Employees!
  • VTC –  Commitment to the Industry and our Communities
  • 7 Essential Steps to Build a Strong Work Ethic
  • RE News: Online Visibility Boosting Tips You Can Implement Today
  • The Future of Banking: Four Scenarios
  • What Really Happened to Your Credit Card on October 1?
  • VBA Credit Management Conference — Door Prize Winners Announced

September 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • What 11 Successful People Wish They’d Known About Money In Their 20’s
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part VIII
    • Redefining When The Mortgage Process Starts
    • MBA Launches Know Before You Owe for Homebuyers and Mortgage Lenders
    • VTC TitleHound Rate Calculator for accurate quotes for Loan Estimate
  • 7 Marketing Programs Every Community Bank Needs
  • Do You Have Fans Like This?
  • Growing Your Mortgage Business in an Unpredictable Environment
  • 6 Ways To Make Meetings More Productive
  • 3 Scenarios Where It’s Crucial to Possess an Owner’s Title Insurance Policy
  • We’re About to Reach the Halfway Point of Recovery, But What’s Next?
  • Top 4 Performance Stats That Will Blow Your Mind

August 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • What Exceptional Leaders See
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part VII
    • Three Takeaways From the TRID Trenches
    • Tolerances with TRID
    • The Production Challenges Beyond TRID
    • TRID Compliance Questions
    • TRID Tools for Real Estate Agents
  • Five Steps for Hiring Bankers Who Can Sell
  • CFPB to Mortgage Industry: Get out of MSAs
  • 5 Strategies To Bring More Happiness To Your Life
  • Top 10 Time Wasters In Community Banking
  • The 8 Biggest Concerns for REALTORS

July 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • 10 Habits of Ultra-Likeable Leaders
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part VI
    • It’s Official … October 3rd is effective date for TRID
    • The Top 5 Things to Know About TRID
  • Linking Accountability to Strategy
  • Lykken on Leadership: Seven Ways to Motivate Your Team When Times are Tough
  • How Great Customer Service is Really Delivered
  • Romance Isn’t Dead Between Community Banks and Customers … Yet
  • Buy…Rent…Buy…Rent…BUY: The Millennial Struggle For The American Dream

June 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • Four Ideas That Could Influence the Future of Community Banks
  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part V
    • CFPB Announces Two-Month Delay on TRID Enactment
    • Changes In Store for Residential Mortgage Loan Closings
    • Investors Announces TRID Training On-Demand
    • TRID Changes and People Skills
  • 8 Behaviours of Phenomenally Successful People
  • Why Banks Should Stop Fighting and Learn to Love Regulators
  • Is Title Insurance on Newly Constructed Homes Necessary?
  • Back-Office Hiring Now a Front-and-Center Focus for Lenders
  • Real Estate Resources
  • 10 Mistakes Banks Sales Leaders Should Never Make

May 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part IV
  • Challenges of Communicating with Coworkers
  • Bankers: Think about what gets measured.
  • How to Read a Potential Homebuyer’s Mind
  • How Community Banks Can Seize Opportunity in the Mortgage Market
  • Avoid Loan Portfolio Fire Alarms

April 2015 Title Notes  E-News

  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part III
  • 10 Types of People Who Will Help Your Business Succeed
  • Working With Competitors Can Help Community Banks Thrive
  • The WVBT Title Tip: 12 Top Title Terms You Should Know
  • Give Small Firms a Reason to Bank With You
  • 4 Subjects All Real Estate Agents Should Master
  • How Top Producers Create a Five-Star Experience for the Borrower
  • Business Intelligence for Banking

March 2015 Title Notes E-News

  • Industry Hot Topic: TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) Part II
  • 10 Bad Habits You Need to Break to Be More Productive
  • Regional and Community Banks: Experts Talk Challenges and Opportunities
  • WVBT Title Tip: 3 Things Consumers Should Consider when Shopping for a Title Company
  • House Committee Grills Cordray on QM, Mortgage Regulations
  • Out of Touch: The Importance of Staying Grounded in the [Mortgage] Industry
  • NAR: Millennials Still Want Real Estate Agents

February 2015 Title Notes E-Blast

  • The 8 Instinctive Habits of Remarkable Leaders
  • Seminar: TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule Implementation. Together We’re Prepared!
  • Mortgage Choice Act Reintroduced in Congress
  • What Does Barney Frank Think of Dodd-Frank Now?
  • Why Community Banks Matter, and Will Survive
  • The Health of Community Banks Receives New Attention
  • WVBT Title Tip
  • Upcoming Mortgage Rules Have You Wondering Where to Turn?
  • Tips and Tricks from Top Producers
  • Ten Things Banks Should Do, But Generally Don’t
  • Which Loan Types are  Fueling Bank Growth?

January 2015 Title Notes E-Blast

  • 12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast
  • The 5 Most Important Compliance Issues for 2015
  • NEW! E-Mail Encryption to Protect Non-Public Personal Informaton
  • Title Tip: Attention Lenders — Approved Settlement Provider List
  • Commercial Banking Trends
  • Investors Title Company Rings the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell
  • Articles on Banking Leadership
  • Resolve to Get Involved … and more community banking articles
  • Attracting Clients: Go for Loyalty