Title Company’s need to learn how to shift their behavior too. This section covers all aspects of Title Company Marketing.

The Greatest Title Sales Rep in the World

I want to begin this blog by stating " I am NOT the greatest Title Sales Rep in the world." This isn't going to be about my accomplishments or how I built my business. Instead, this is about something that affects every organically grown Title Company and Title Sales Rep who works their butt [...]

2021-05-24T11:24:20-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Title Company Escrow Officer – True Hero of the Title Insurance Business

There are three major pieces to the Title business that affect the real estate transaction. The first piece is sales and marketing…” business development people”. We are the “gas in the car” and make things GO on the front end of things. The last piece is our closing department. The last people a Realtor [...]

2021-05-24T11:26:43-04:00July 26th, 2019|

Stewart Title Partners with ZOCCAM for Earnest Money Deposits

One weird issue in our business that we deal with is how to get an earnest money deposit check to a Title Company.  In some states, real estate offices hold the EMD, but due to potential liability issues, the trend has moved to the Title Company holding EMD checks. In the past, we have [...]

2021-05-24T11:27:07-04:00July 12th, 2019|

What Realtors Don’t Know About Opening Their Own Title Company

One way to know the real estate market is doing well is when you hear Realtor teams mentioning they are going to open their own Title Company. Now, I must preface by saying I don't hear this on a regular occasion but in reality, I should hear this zero times...ever. There are many Realtors [...]

2021-05-24T12:25:43-04:00May 13th, 2019|

The Two Different Title Company Business Models Explained

Having been in the Title business since 2005, I have seen many things as it relates to methods used by Title Companies to generate business. When I was a Title sales rep in Phoenix, AZ most of the major Title Companies had sales teams. These salespeople would lead generate Realtors and lenders to create [...]

2021-05-24T12:36:23-04:00May 21st, 2018|

5 Major Ways Stewart Title is Different Than Our Competition

This is not a blog about how amazing Stewart Title is because we have the best service, escrow staff, etc. Everyone says that about their company. I want to talk about the REAL differences that influence and affect YOU...our clients. Settlement and Title Companies are everywhere in each market. Figuring out who to use [...]

2021-05-24T12:36:49-04:00April 19th, 2018|

What I Learned Teaching at the DAAR Fall Convention

The DAAR Fall Convention took place this year on October 19th. If you don’t know about DAAR–its the Dulles Area Association of Realtors. The main focus of this Realtor Association is Loudoun County and the cities along the Dulles Airport corridor. These conventions are pretty cool, in that you get to meet and talk [...]

2021-05-24T12:49:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|

Is the Title Company Home Warranty Really Free?

I would say at least 3 – 4 times a month I get this call or email from a Realtor: “Wade…we really want to use Stewart Title on this transaction, but this other Title Company says that if we go with them, they will give my buyer a free home warranty at closing. Can [...]

2021-05-24T13:08:32-04:00April 6th, 2016|

3 Signs You Should Switch Your Title Company Relationship

Most real estate agents and mortgage lenders have some sort of Title Company relationship.  Some are stronger and more loyal than others, some of these relationships are due to a joint venture or Market Service Agreement. But are all Title Companies the same? Definitely not! Just like not all real estate brokerages are the [...]

2021-05-24T13:29:42-04:00April 15th, 2015|

Real Estate Agent Partnerships – DCTitleGuy vs Their TitleGuy

Real Estate agent partnerships form constantly. Partnerships with lenders, Title Companies, inspectors, etc. People form these partnerships because they believe by doing so it will improve their business and make their life easier.  Sometimes this is true, other times it is not. This is more true than in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area. Here [...]

2021-05-24T13:31:28-04:00February 25th, 2015|