Entries by Adan Gutierrez

HUD ML 2017-18 – PACE Program Obligations

This guidance applies to the origination of all FHA Title II forward mortgage programs, and the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program (HECM). This guidance is effective for case numbers issued thirty days after the date of this ML. In ML 2016-11, FHA established requirements regarding the eligibility for FHA-insured mortgages of properties encumbered with PACE […]

Email Etiquette

Technology is a wonderful tool and even more powerful when used to your advantage. Escrow number on email subject line: Our system will automatically notate and attach any documents to your transaction to ensure information all transaction related information is  received.  Use team email addresses: This ensures your email request will be handled by your assigned settlement […]

Upcoming Webinar: Introduction to Trusts

Introduction to Trusts Please join us for our upcoming webinar entitled: Introduction to Trusts. Reverse mortgages are complex and being prepared is key to a successful closing. We are happy to share our experience and knowledge with you. Together we can make the borrower’s experience is a pleasant one. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 10:00 […]

Title Review Notifications

Each and every commitment/prelim is reviewed by the ARS settlement team prior to being sent to our customers. When our commitment is delivered, there will always be a review in the body of the email. This review will list very important information about vesting, mortgages, liens, judgments and a list of requirements that are specific to the transaction. By […]

Upcoming Webinars

Title Review 101 Wednesday, December 13,  2017 – 10:00am PST/1:00pm EST  Please join us for our upcoming webinar on Title Review 101. We will discuss the basics of title insurance, title commitments and how to review the reports for important and relevant information that will need to be addressed during the transaction. Click Here to […]

Happy Holidays!

‘Let Us Know If the market’s turning frightful Choose the team that’s most insightful If you’re wondering where to go Let us know, Let us know, Let us know Our expertise is always growing And it doesn’t show signs of slowing If you’d like your pipeline to flow Let us know, Let us know, Let […]

Kansas Tax Reduction Notice

79-3102. Mortgage registration; fee; exemptions; registered mortgage and note secured, exempt from additional taxation. [See Revisor’s Note] (a) Before any mortgage of real property, or renewal or extension of such a mortgage, is received and filed for record, there shall be paid to the register of deeds of the county in which such property or any […]

Donation from the Reverse Mortgage Industry

On behalf of the Reverse Mortgage Industry & the contributing partners we wish to thank the Curry Senior Center for hosting the recent NRMLA Service Project.  Our volunteers were truly touched by your organization and the senior’s you serve.  Many are inspired by your commitment and plan to continue volunteering in their hometowns.  We appreciate […]

California Recording Fee Changes Effective January 1, 2018

SEC. 3. Section 27388.1 is added to the Government Code, to read: 27388.1. (a) (1) Commencing January 1, 2018, and except as provided in paragraph (2), in addition to any other recording fees specified in this code, a fee of seventy-five dollars ($75) shall be paid at the time of recording of every real estate […]

Suddenly Alone

WE’LL CALL THEM THE MARTIN FAMILY. I have been friends with their family for a decade. They are a huge tribe of amazing people with big hearts, and lots of love for one another. With nine brothers and sisters, their children, their children’s children, all led by the family matriarch Great Grandma Mary, imagine the massive […]