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Direct-to-consumer title insurer OneTitle expands to New Jersey

Housingwire. Written by Ben Lane.

Acquires “significant interest” in New Jersey’s Sovereign Title Until now, direct-to-consumer title insurer OneTitle National Guaranty Company operated only in the state of New York. But thanks to a “strategic partnership” between OneTitle and New Jersey’s Sovereign Title Agency, OneTitle is expanding into the Garden State. OneTitle bills...

Title insurers are used to being real estate’s schmoozers-in-chief. New rules will change that

The Real Deal. Written by E.B. Solomont.

Title insurers are used to being real estate’s schmoozers-in-chief. New rules will change that Industry bracing for stricter regulations on meals, tickets and parties Guess who’s coming to dinner? No one. If you could tune out the clinking glasses and the mutual pats on the back at Cooper-Horowitz’s...

Another residential loan wave swells in NYC

The Real Deal. Written by E.B. Solomont.

Another residential loan wave swells in NYC As all-cash buyers disappear, banks have a wider net of borrowers to choose from — and the deals are getting bigger and bigger Two years after going into contract on a sky-high condo at 432 Park Avenue, Hong Kong casino...

Hurricane Harvey’s Lesson for Insurtechs

by Daniel C. Price on InsuranceThoughtLeadership.com

Summary: Insurance 1.0 focused on distribution, and Insurance 2.0 on efficiency. Insurance 3.0 will have to be more thoughtful on product innovation. Just sixteen years ago, Tropical Storm Allison struck Houston, killing 23 people, dropping more than three feet of rain in some areas, flooding 73,000 homes and causing...

541 off-market potential development sites and a free tool to find them

by OneTitle

OneTitle—the source for up to 25% lower title insurance premiums--just launched a new free tool to locate potential off-market development sites. We found 541 potentially vacant buildings in all five boroughs, virtually every zip code and nearly all neighborhoods using crowd-sourced data and 40,000 calls...

Title boss creates list of empty buildings, development opportunities ripe for the picking

Real Estate Weekly

Title boss Daniel C. Price has created a shopping list of empty buildings for land-hungry New York developers. The co-founder, president and CEO of OneTitle National Guaranty Company, uncovered 541 vacant buildings throughout the five boroughs that he says are “hiding in plain sight” “Our findings show...