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ALTA Best Practices Guide – Everything You Need to Know

Access everything that you need to know about ALTA best practices here.

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The Complete Guide to Automation and How Easysoft Helps the Closing Process

Automation technology is here to help all real estate attorneys.

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E-Closings - The Future of Real Estate Closings

As market conditions and the regulatory environment shift, mortgage producers need to begin preparing for fully digital e-closings becoming the norm.

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The Importance of Getting Fees Right Under TRID

Finding that sweet spot of "just right" fee disclosure is a challenge for everyone
in the mortgage production chain. Read more >

Cybersecurity And The Real Estate Industry: Protecting Your Interests Against Cybercrime

Cybercrime is soaring in the financial services sector, and real estate transactions are common targets for fraud attempts. Learn what the greatest risks to cybersecurity are, and how to slam the door in hackers' faces. Read more >

Automating Your Closing Process with the Latest Technology

Gain knowledge on the latest Real Estate Closing Solutions that help modernize closings by improving cost efficiencies which can help eliminate the significant rework linked to mistakes made using
traditional paper-based closings. Read more >

Are You Correctly Showcasing the Way You Do Real Estate Closings?

The pressing need for real estate attorneys and title companies to market themselves to the public continues to grow. To some, the task of marketing yourself and telling your real estate closing story Read more >

Easysoft Addresses Real Estate Closing Software Security and Privacy Concerns

One of the major concerns real estate attorneys have about using real estate closing software to bring closings in-house revolves around data security and privacy. This paper explores how Easysoft has addressed this concern and built a fully secure and TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) compliant real estate closing system. Read more >

Easysoft Legal Software Provides Answers to the 18 Questions for TILA-RESPA Software Providers

Easysoft answers frequently asked questions regarding the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule changes and implementation as outlined by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read more >

Efficient Real Estate Closings: Utilizing Technology

As the economy recovers from the Great Recession, mortgage interest rates have risen slowly but steadily since 2012. In the earlier stages of these rising rates, the mortgage re-financing trade didn't slow down much, but since spring of 2015, the number of re-finance transactions has been in decline. Read more >

Guide To Going Paperless In Your Real Estate Law Practice

Paperless offices are nothing new, but law firms are one of the last types of business to adopt the practice in large numbers, because we are all so accustomed to having to deal with massive amounts of paper for every aspect of practice. Read more >

How to Grow a Title Agency

As the housing market starts to heat up again and the mortgage industry has mostly adjusted to account for TRID, title agencies are in a strong position for growth for the first time in nearly a decade. Read more >

Law Firm Marketing 101: Building The Right Website & Content

If you run a small or solo law practice, you're probably covering a lot of different job functions in that firm, and finding the right balance between billable work time, marketing and business development, and life can be a challenge under those circumstances. Read more >

Law Firm Marketing 102: Building A Following

Marketing your small or solo law firm is critical to its sustained growth and success, but marketing, especially on social media, can be a time-drain. Read more >

Law Firm Marketing 103: A Lawyer’s Guide To Social Media

For attorneys, social media can provide significant advantages, both in marketing and in research. The ABA 2016 Legal Technology Survey Report (TechReport 2016) shows Read more >

Reduced Fraud And Identity Theft With E-Closing

For attorneys, social media can provide significant advantages, both in marketing and in research. The ABA 2016 Legal Technology Survey Report (TechReport 2016) shows Read more >

The Ultimate Lawyers' Guide To Website Marketing

Running a small or solo law firm is hard work, and the attorneys who run them often find themselves stressed out and exhausted from trying to fit everything that needs to be done into their work week Read more >

TRID Changes: What to Expect Next

It has been almost two and a half years since TRID regulations for closings went into effect. Though it might not seem like it has been that long given how much time and money was dedicated to preparing for the "Know Before You Owe" rollout, now is a good time to see where it stands. Read more >

TRID Compliance - Using the Old HUD Forms and New Closing Disclosure Forms Simultaneously

The new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) regulations have caused some confusion as to what forms need to be used in certain situations. This paper outlines when to use the new Closing Disclosure Form and when it is acceptable to use the existing HUD forms. Read more >

2015 TILA-RESPA Compliance: Is Your Business Ready?

Learn all about the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure changes and requirements and how you make sure your practice can get compliant using TILA RESPA Dynamic Document Software. Read more >

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Delays Implementation Date for TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Requirements

Originally to be implemented on August 1, 2015, the CFPB has delayed the full implementation of the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure requirements to October 3, 2015. This paper explores the reason for the delay and how to ensure that your practice is ready for changes. Read more >

How EasySoft Is Helping Real Estate Attorneys Boost Profits, Retain Clients, And Improve The Real Estate Closing Process

Easysoft can help real estate attorneys and professionals streamline the closing process and boost profits and client retention rates. This paper outlines the drawbacks of outsourcing real estate closings and how Easysoft makes the process simple and profitable. Read more >

Should Real Estate Attorneys Produce Their Own Closing Documents?

The CFPB law changes are forcing real estate law attorneys to review the best way to handle the closing process. We explore the benefits of using real estate closing software versus generating your own forms. Read more >

Top technology trends to be on the lookout for in the real estate industry

More than ever, it is important for all parties involved in a real estate transaction to immerse themselves in the latest technology. Why? No. 1: Incorporating tech to improve the buyer experience is becoming more and more expected, and No 2: Technology, if used correctly, can save you time and money. Read more >

Why Cash Deals with Easysoft can be a Worthwhile Endeavor

More than one-in-five residential real estate transactions are cash deals these days, according to recent figures from the National Association of Realtors. Though that ratio has been slightly decreasing as the housing market stabilizes, cash sales still account for 5 percent more of total sales than they did in 2008. Read more >

Your Guide to Understanding E-closings

More and more, e-closings are becoming the industry norm. In fact, the technology to be able to conduct e-closings has been around for more than a decade. Read more >