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Equity National Title is a company that's dedicated not only to awesome experiences and community involvement, but to education as well. We maintain this blog so that we can be a valuable resource to homeowners, lenders and realtors. 

 

When in Doubt, Talk it Out!

By: Equity National   January 17, 2017   Mortgage   A Closer Look

When in Doubt, Talk it Out!

As you know, Equity National Title, which serves as a closing professional for numerous mortgage lenders, has had the privilege of surveying over 17,000 homebuyers about their experience.  Needless to say, one of the things our lending clients want to know about almost immediately was how well the consumer felt treated by his/her loan officer (l.o.).  The good news for our lending clients is that over 80 percent of those surveyed said t...

When “running a few minutes behind” just won...

By: Equity National   January 10, 2017   Mortgage   A Closer Look

When “running a few minutes behind” just won...

Let’s face it.  We live in a world that has different social standards than the world we lived in even 20 years ago. A less formal world.  Restaurants which once required a jacket and tie are now just fine with jeans and a fairly clean shirt (ironing: optional). Thank you notes have become a delightful formality, the occasional reminder of days gone by. To this new, business casual, upscale comfort food world in which we live, punc...

New Beginnings.

By: Equity National   January 3, 2017   Mortgage   A Closer Look

New Beginnings.

We’re retooling the Equity National Title blog because we have something interesting to share with you. We know there are dozens or maybe even hundreds of blogs floating around the mortgage industry.  Some are great.  Some…not so much. You’re probably inundated on a daily basis with e-newsletters solemnly notifying you about someone’s employee of the month; “white papers” that aren’t worth the virtual paper they’re no...

Equity National and Mid America Mortgage Execute...

By: Equity National   December 2, 2016   Technology   Uncategorized

Equity National and Mid America Mortgage Execute...

Equity National Title recently collaborated with Mid America Mortgage to conduct three e-Closings, including one in Austin, Texas. The e-closing process, which did accommodate the “wet signing” of certain documents before a notary as required by state law, allowed the homebuyers to review all pertinent closing forms online well before the scheduled closing. The homebuyers were also able to “e-sign” all documents not bound b...

Equity Inspiration: Orlando Strong

By: Equity National   June 17, 2016   No Tags   Uncategorized

Equity Inspiration: Orlando Strong

The images and stories produced from the tragedy in Orlando are heart-wrenching. And while we are tempted to see America through the prism of the horror and terror, the real America quickly shows up: it is the America where its people run toward trouble to rescue, aid, give care and comfort. And it is the America where hundreds of its people line up to donate blood and gather to pray and show solidarity. It reminded one of our teammates of a...

Equity Inspiration: Differences?

By: Equity National   May 23, 2016   No Tags   Uncategorized

Equity Inspiration: Differences?

I was flying high at 30,000 feet and I couldn’t tell what state I was over. My perspective was I saw no dividing lines or borders, which I found ironic in that most of the news I was reading that morning is about border conflicts, and acute differences and hostility one people group to another. Differences.   So my view from 6 miles up from my window seat made me think about one of my all-time favorite pictures – the one above – take...

Equity Inspiration: If You Can Read This Thank A...

By: Equity National   May 6, 2016   No Tags   Uncategorized

Equity Inspiration: If You Can Read This Thank A...

 I recall an old bumper sticker that said ‘if you can read this, thank a teacher.’ My first and best teacher was my mother. She was a Kindergarten teacher, and once she started having babies, moved her classroom to the home and taught her six children through and including when she took her last breath. She gave us all an appreciation for the written word and I can remember reading with her for a half an hour a night during the sum...

Equity Inspiration:

By: Equity National   March 22, 2016   No Tags   Uncategorized

Equity Inspiration: "Get" vs. "Got"

This edition comes from our friend Anthony Lynch, of United Wholesale Mortgage. "I ‘get’ to do my job not ‘got’ to do my job! Changing one letter in one word can bring radical change: to your mindset; your thinking; your approach to things. A little change can bring powerful impact.   Such is the case for me with “GET” vs “GOT.”   Everything we GET to do is a privilege, and when you GET to do something you’...

Question of the Month

By: Equity National   March 16, 2016   No Tags   Uncategorized

Question of the Month

We’ve been asking about experiences lenders have been having with closings and developed an interesting way to capture it and share results. So for our Question of this Month, we’re asking that you take a minute or two to consider what your ‘thing’ is about closings -- your issue or concern or frustration or hope or current pain – and capture it on our virtual chalkboard (see link). You will see the most recent responses appearing on...

Equity Inspiration

By: Equity National   January 20, 2016   No Tags   Uncategorized

Equity Inspiration

"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus" -Martin Luther King, Jr.

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