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Whether it's regulatory changes or other important industry topics, SoftPro is your partner to help you navigate the industry. en-us Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:53:00 GMT 2022-12-02T15:53:00Z en-us Meet Kathy Kwak — Trendsetters from SoftPro & October Research! https://blog.softprocorp.com/meet-kathy-kwak-trendsetters-from-softpro-and-october-research <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/meet-kathy-kwak-trendsetters-from-softpro-and-october-research" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Kathy%20Kwak.png" alt="Introducing Kathy Kwak" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">Each quarter, SoftPro sponsors&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.thetitlereport.com/Trendsetters.aspx?srcaud=TTR"><em style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">Trendsetters</em></a><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;"><a href="https://www.thetitlereport.com/Trendsetters.aspx?srcaud=TTR"> by October Research</a>. This series focuses on professionals in the title insurance industry who have made a significant impact and emerged as leaders, demonstrating their passion for the industry in everything they do professionally.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">This quarter, <em>Trendsetters&nbsp;</em>features Kathy Kwak, chief operating officer at Chicago-based <a href="https://www.propertitle.com/">Proper Title</a>. The company has flourished under Kathy's strong leadership: their record-setting 2021 saw residential closings up 41 percent over 2020 and commercial closings up 121 percent.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">When you read the full&nbsp;<em>Trendsetters&nbsp;</em>report, you'll learn how Kathy's degrees in secondary education and law have shaped her unique career path: from working as an in-house counsel for a relocation company, to pivoting to the legal department of Chicago Public Schools, to launching her career in title at First American as their national commercial underwriting counsel in Chicago. Kathy's rich and varied real estate and title career has given her unique experiences to draw from as COO of Proper Title.</span></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/meet-kathy-kwak-trendsetters-from-softpro-and-october-research" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Kathy%20Kwak.png" alt="Introducing Kathy Kwak" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">Each quarter, SoftPro sponsors&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.thetitlereport.com/Trendsetters.aspx?srcaud=TTR"><em style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">Trendsetters</em></a><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;"><a href="https://www.thetitlereport.com/Trendsetters.aspx?srcaud=TTR"> by October Research</a>. This series focuses on professionals in the title insurance industry who have made a significant impact and emerged as leaders, demonstrating their passion for the industry in everything they do professionally.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">This quarter, <em>Trendsetters&nbsp;</em>features Kathy Kwak, chief operating officer at Chicago-based <a href="https://www.propertitle.com/">Proper Title</a>. The company has flourished under Kathy's strong leadership: their record-setting 2021 saw residential closings up 41 percent over 2020 and commercial closings up 121 percent.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: transparent;">When you read the full&nbsp;<em>Trendsetters&nbsp;</em>report, you'll learn how Kathy's degrees in secondary education and law have shaped her unique career path: from working as an in-house counsel for a relocation company, to pivoting to the legal department of Chicago Public Schools, to launching her career in title at First American as their national commercial underwriting counsel in Chicago. Kathy's rich and varied real estate and title career has given her unique experiences to draw from as COO of Proper Title.</span></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Fmeet-kathy-kwak-trendsetters-from-softpro-and-october-research&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Case Studies Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:53:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/meet-kathy-kwak-trendsetters-from-softpro-and-october-research 2022-12-02T15:53:00Z Register Now for the 2023 SoftPro User Group Conference https://blog.softprocorp.com/register-now-for-the-2023-softpro-user-group-conference <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/register-now-for-the-2023-softpro-user-group-conference" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/SPUG%202023%20Registration%20Now%20Open.png" alt="Register Now for the 2023 SoftPro User Group Conference" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h1 style="line-height: 1;"><a href="https://web.cvent.com/event/9eae752b-2fb1-42f3-bd54-2fdf29ffda58/summary?rt=MmX_Xgm2kUqttoJVpiOwdw"></a></h1> <p style="line-height: 1.25;"><span style="color: #d95e16;"><strong><span style="font-size: 24px;">Join 400+ SoftPro users and industry experts<br></span></strong></span><span style="color: #d95e16;"><strong><span style="font-size: 24px;">for the can't-miss event of the year!</span></strong></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.25;"><a class="cta_button" href="https://info.softprocorp.com/cs/ci/?pg=9fcca64f-977d-4a24-8f1c-0c72cf07ef67&amp;pid=2938668&amp;ecid=&amp;hseid=&amp;hsic="><img class="hs-cta-img " style="border-width: 0px; /*hs-extra-styles*/; " alt="REGISTER NOW" src="https://no-cache.hubspot.com/cta/default/2938668/9fcca64f-977d-4a24-8f1c-0c72cf07ef67.png"></a></p> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span><span style="color: #444444;">Join us <span style="font-weight: bold;">IN PERSON</span> for SoftPro's 24th Annual User Group Conference! Mark your calendars for <span style="font-weight: bold; color: #d95e16;">April 12 - 14, 2023</span> for 2 days of training and networking that will impact your business for years to come. Meet other title professionals and SoftPro experts at the spectacular <a href="https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island">Omni Amelia Island Resort</a> in Amelia Island, Florida.&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/register-now-for-the-2023-softpro-user-group-conference" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/SPUG%202023%20Registration%20Now%20Open.png" alt="Register Now for the 2023 SoftPro User Group Conference" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h1 style="line-height: 1;"><a href="https://web.cvent.com/event/9eae752b-2fb1-42f3-bd54-2fdf29ffda58/summary?rt=MmX_Xgm2kUqttoJVpiOwdw"></a></h1> <p style="line-height: 1.25;"><span style="color: #d95e16;"><strong><span style="font-size: 24px;">Join 400+ SoftPro users and industry experts<br></span></strong></span><span style="color: #d95e16;"><strong><span style="font-size: 24px;">for the can't-miss event of the year!</span></strong></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.25;"><a class="cta_button" href="https://info.softprocorp.com/cs/ci/?pg=9fcca64f-977d-4a24-8f1c-0c72cf07ef67&amp;pid=2938668&amp;ecid=&amp;hseid=&amp;hsic="><img class="hs-cta-img " style="border-width: 0px; /*hs-extra-styles*/; " alt="REGISTER NOW" src="https://no-cache.hubspot.com/cta/default/2938668/9fcca64f-977d-4a24-8f1c-0c72cf07ef67.png"></a></p> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span><span style="color: #444444;">Join us <span style="font-weight: bold;">IN PERSON</span> for SoftPro's 24th Annual User Group Conference! Mark your calendars for <span style="font-weight: bold; color: #d95e16;">April 12 - 14, 2023</span> for 2 days of training and networking that will impact your business for years to come. Meet other title professionals and SoftPro experts at the spectacular <a href="https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island">Omni Amelia Island Resort</a> in Amelia Island, Florida.&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Fregister-now-for-the-2023-softpro-user-group-conference&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Events Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:55:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/register-now-for-the-2023-softpro-user-group-conference 2022-12-01T14:55:00Z Understanding Your Reconciliation Reports: Escrow Trial Balance https://blog.softprocorp.com/understanding-your-reconciliation-reports-escrow-trial-balance <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/understanding-your-reconciliation-reports-escrow-trial-balance" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Escrow%20Trial%20Balance%20Cover%20Image.png" alt="Understanding Your Reconciliation Reports: Escrow Trial Balance" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">Whether you're a SoftPro <a href="https://www.softprocorp.com/software-services/reconciliation-services/">reconciliation service</a> customer or you prepare your own reconciliation reports, it's important to understand what your reconciliation reports are telling you. SoftPro's <span style="font-style: italic;">Understanding Your Reconciliation Reports&nbsp;</span><span style="font-style: normal;">video series provides a deep dive into each key report to help you better understand the condition of your escrow account.</span></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/understanding-your-reconciliation-reports-escrow-trial-balance" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Escrow%20Trial%20Balance%20Cover%20Image.png" alt="Understanding Your Reconciliation Reports: Escrow Trial Balance" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">Whether you're a SoftPro <a href="https://www.softprocorp.com/software-services/reconciliation-services/">reconciliation service</a> customer or you prepare your own reconciliation reports, it's important to understand what your reconciliation reports are telling you. SoftPro's <span style="font-style: italic;">Understanding Your Reconciliation Reports&nbsp;</span><span style="font-style: normal;">video series provides a deep dive into each key report to help you better understand the condition of your escrow account.</span></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Funderstanding-your-reconciliation-reports-escrow-trial-balance&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Reconciliation Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:49:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/understanding-your-reconciliation-reports-escrow-trial-balance 2022-11-30T15:49:00Z Saved You a Seat Episode 40: Mentorship Programs that Build Morale https://blog.softprocorp.com/saved-you-a-seat-episode-40-mentorship-programs-that-build-morale <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/saved-you-a-seat-episode-40-mentorship-programs-that-build-morale" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Ep%2040%20recap_Blog%20Graphic.png" alt="SoftPro Saved You A Seat: Mentorship Programs that Build Morale" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">Thank you so much to everyone who attended Episode 40 of our <em>Saved You a Seat&nbsp;</em>webinar series: <em>Mentorship Programs that Build Morale. </em>We hope that you found the discussion insightful and that you left with ideas to help create a mentorship program in your organization.&nbsp;</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/saved-you-a-seat-episode-40-mentorship-programs-that-build-morale" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Ep%2040%20recap_Blog%20Graphic.png" alt="SoftPro Saved You A Seat: Mentorship Programs that Build Morale" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">Thank you so much to everyone who attended Episode 40 of our <em>Saved You a Seat&nbsp;</em>webinar series: <em>Mentorship Programs that Build Morale. </em>We hope that you found the discussion insightful and that you left with ideas to help create a mentorship program in your organization.&nbsp;</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Fsaved-you-a-seat-episode-40-mentorship-programs-that-build-morale&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Saved You a Seat Webinars Wed, 16 Nov 2022 18:55:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/saved-you-a-seat-episode-40-mentorship-programs-that-build-morale 2022-11-16T18:55:00Z 4 Tips on Giving the Perfect Gift to Your Clients https://blog.softprocorp.com/four-tips-on-giving-the-perfect-gift-to-your-clients <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/four-tips-on-giving-the-perfect-gift-to-your-clients" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/corporate-gifting.jpg" alt="corporate-holiday-gifting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">‘Tis the season! With the holidays right around the corner, SoftPro is preparing to show our customers gratitude for another great year of our partnership, and we know you’re probably thinking through the same ideas. While it’s the most wonderful time of year, sometimes coming up with that perfect gift isn’t always the easiest decision.</span><br><br><span style="color: #444444;">We’ve already had a few customers reach out to us for tips and suggestions on choosing gifts for their clients. SoftPro has been serving real estate, title and escrow professionals for over 38 years, so we like to think we’ve learned a thing or two about making your gift-giving count. </span><br><br><span style="color: #444444;">Leveraging the holidays (or any major milestone throughout the year) to show appreciation is a great move for several reasons. For starters, it’s the kind and generous thing to do! Everyone loves to be appreciated, after all. But it’s also a savvy marketing tool. While that’s not necessarily the primary reason to show generosity, the right gifts for the right clients can keep you top-of-mind and help foster a sense of loyalty to your company.</span><br><br><span style="color: #444444; font-weight: bold; font-size: 18px;">When it comes to sharing during the season of giving, here are four things to keep in mind:</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/four-tips-on-giving-the-perfect-gift-to-your-clients" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/corporate-gifting.jpg" alt="corporate-holiday-gifting" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">‘Tis the season! With the holidays right around the corner, SoftPro is preparing to show our customers gratitude for another great year of our partnership, and we know you’re probably thinking through the same ideas. While it’s the most wonderful time of year, sometimes coming up with that perfect gift isn’t always the easiest decision.</span><br><br><span style="color: #444444;">We’ve already had a few customers reach out to us for tips and suggestions on choosing gifts for their clients. SoftPro has been serving real estate, title and escrow professionals for over 38 years, so we like to think we’ve learned a thing or two about making your gift-giving count. </span><br><br><span style="color: #444444;">Leveraging the holidays (or any major milestone throughout the year) to show appreciation is a great move for several reasons. For starters, it’s the kind and generous thing to do! Everyone loves to be appreciated, after all. But it’s also a savvy marketing tool. While that’s not necessarily the primary reason to show generosity, the right gifts for the right clients can keep you top-of-mind and help foster a sense of loyalty to your company.</span><br><br><span style="color: #444444; font-weight: bold; font-size: 18px;">When it comes to sharing during the season of giving, here are four things to keep in mind:</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Ffour-tips-on-giving-the-perfect-gift-to-your-clients&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Best Practices Tue, 15 Nov 2022 15:53:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/four-tips-on-giving-the-perfect-gift-to-your-clients 2022-11-15T15:53:00Z Introducing the Texan Title CPL & Jacket Integration in SoftPro 360! https://blog.softprocorp.com/introducing-the-texan-title-cpl-jacket-integration-in-softpro-360 <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/introducing-the-texan-title-cpl-jacket-integration-in-softpro-360" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Texan%20Title%20Logo_For%20Blog%201.png" alt="SoftPro 360 Logo and Texan Title Logo" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">SoftPro has released a new title production integration with <a href="https://www.texantitle.com/">Texan Title Insurance Company</a>. Agents of Texan Title who are also SoftPro users can now order closing protection letters (CPLs) and policy jackets directly through their SoftPro software.&nbsp;</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/introducing-the-texan-title-cpl-jacket-integration-in-softpro-360" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Texan%20Title%20Logo_For%20Blog%201.png" alt="SoftPro 360 Logo and Texan Title Logo" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">SoftPro has released a new title production integration with <a href="https://www.texantitle.com/">Texan Title Insurance Company</a>. Agents of Texan Title who are also SoftPro users can now order closing protection letters (CPLs) and policy jackets directly through their SoftPro software.&nbsp;</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Fintroducing-the-texan-title-cpl-jacket-integration-in-softpro-360&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Integrations Wed, 09 Nov 2022 18:48:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/introducing-the-texan-title-cpl-jacket-integration-in-softpro-360 2022-11-09T18:48:00Z FinCEN Renews and Expands Geographic Targeting Orders https://blog.softprocorp.com/fincen-renews-and-expands-geographic-targeting-orders-oct-2022 <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/fincen-renews-and-expands-geographic-targeting-orders-oct-2022" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/FinCEN%20Logo%202.jpg" alt="The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Seal" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has renewed and expanded its <a href="https://www.fincen.gov/news/news-releases/fincen-renews-and-expands-real-estate-geographic-targeting-orders-0">Geographic Targeting Orders</a> (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/fincen-renews-and-expands-geographic-targeting-orders-oct-2022" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/FinCEN%20Logo%202.jpg" alt="The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Seal" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has renewed and expanded its <a href="https://www.fincen.gov/news/news-releases/fincen-renews-and-expands-real-estate-geographic-targeting-orders-0">Geographic Targeting Orders</a> (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Ffincen-renews-and-expands-geographic-targeting-orders-oct-2022&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Regulatory and Compliance Tue, 01 Nov 2022 20:34:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/fincen-renews-and-expands-geographic-targeting-orders-oct-2022 2022-11-01T20:34:00Z Digital Closings Continue to Evolve - What Title Companies Need to Know [Free Guide] https://blog.softprocorp.com/digital-closings-continue-to-evolve-what-title-companies-need-to-know <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/digital-closings-continue-to-evolve-what-title-companies-need-to-know" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Evolution%20of%20Digital%20Closings_Rectangle.png" alt="The Evolution of Digital Closings Guide" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">Long a favorite topic for innovators within our industry, digital closings – or eClosings as they are more commonly called – are more commonplace than ever due to the benefits in security and convenience, along with evolving customer expectations.</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/digital-closings-continue-to-evolve-what-title-companies-need-to-know" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/Evolution%20of%20Digital%20Closings_Rectangle.png" alt="The Evolution of Digital Closings Guide" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #444444;">Long a favorite topic for innovators within our industry, digital closings – or eClosings as they are more commonly called – are more commonplace than ever due to the benefits in security and convenience, along with evolving customer expectations.</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Fdigital-closings-continue-to-evolve-what-title-companies-need-to-know&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Guides & E-books Thu, 27 Oct 2022 14:47:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/digital-closings-continue-to-evolve-what-title-companies-need-to-know 2022-10-27T14:47:00Z IRS Releases Publication 1220 for the 2022 Tax Year https://blog.softprocorp.com/irs-releases-publication-1220-for-the-2022-tax-year <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/irs-releases-publication-1220-for-the-2022-tax-year" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/shutterstock_1586005561.jpg" alt="IRS Logo viewed through a magnifying glass" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #444444;">On October 4, 2022, the IRS released Publication 1220 for the 2022 tax year. While you should be sure to review the <a href="https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p1220.pdf">full Publication</a> to ensure you are in compliance, we've also put together a high-level summary of the changes:</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/irs-releases-publication-1220-for-the-2022-tax-year" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/shutterstock_1586005561.jpg" alt="IRS Logo viewed through a magnifying glass" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #444444;">On October 4, 2022, the IRS released Publication 1220 for the 2022 tax year. While you should be sure to review the <a href="https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p1220.pdf">full Publication</a> to ensure you are in compliance, we've also put together a high-level summary of the changes:</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Firs-releases-publication-1220-for-the-2022-tax-year&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Regulatory and Compliance Wed, 19 Oct 2022 14:48:00 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/irs-releases-publication-1220-for-the-2022-tax-year 2022-10-19T14:48:00Z October 2022 State Regulatory Compliance Updates https://blog.softprocorp.com/october-2022-state-regulatory-compliance-updates <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/october-2022-state-regulatory-compliance-updates" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/blog-states-new.png" alt="October 2022 State Regulatory Compliance Updates" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #444444;">Multiple states have postponed the adoption of the 2021 ALTA forms, plus check out two new recording fees in Philadelphia and a revised due date for Agent Statistical Data in Texas.</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://blog.softprocorp.com/october-2022-state-regulatory-compliance-updates" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.softprocorp.com/hubfs/blog-states-new.png" alt="October 2022 State Regulatory Compliance Updates" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #444444;">Multiple states have postponed the adoption of the 2021 ALTA forms, plus check out two new recording fees in Philadelphia and a revised due date for Agent Statistical Data in Texas.</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2938668&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fblog.softprocorp.com%2Foctober-2022-state-regulatory-compliance-updates&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fblog.softprocorp.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Regulatory and Compliance Tue, 18 Oct 2022 18:07:11 GMT leslie.wyatt@softprocorp.com (SoftPro) https://blog.softprocorp.com/october-2022-state-regulatory-compliance-updates 2022-10-18T18:07:11Z