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VIDEO: Bob Grubb speaks to Colorado Business Magazine on Alliant National’s Unique Business Model

Alliant National has been named a top Colorado-based real estate company. Watch Alliant National President & CEO Bob Grubb speak about a “crazy idea” to start a new title insurer from scratch in 2005. Though the US economy stalled during the recession of 2008, Alliant National continued to grow as the rest of the industry shrunk by 45 percent. “We realized our business model was gaining traction and had value,” Grubb said.

FRAUD WATCH: What is the business email compromise?

Wire fraud attempts are very common in the title industry. A typical wire fraud scheme, encountered by some of our agents, is known as a business email compromise (“BEC”). In this scheme, the fraudster has hacked into a party’s email account.

The fraudster then lies in wait, they read the outgoing and incoming emails waiting for a sales transaction to occur.

Missouri: Practical, useful benefits of correction deeds

Once a deed is recorded, it becomes part of the public record and cannot be changed. However, sometimes an error in the recorded deed is discovered by one of the parties.

Typical errors include misspelled or incomplete names, omission of a party’s marital status, or an incorrect or incomplete legal description of the property which is the subject of the deed. In such cases, the Trenton K. Bond public record can be amended by recording a correction deed.

Mechanic’s liens exception to the exception to the rule in Nevada

American author and humorist James Thurber once said, “There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception.”

Think about that for a minute. This truism manifests itself in Nevada, where there is an exception to the exception to the rule that determines a person’s interest in real property. Title professionals need to understand the rules and the exceptions to avoid exposing underwriters to unintended risks.

Wire fraud: How to protect yourself

The title insurance business has been, and continues to be, a target of increasing attempts at wire fraud. The most common method used by cyber thieves is “Phishing.”

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies or individuals. The intent is to trick or deceive individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers or re-route and steal funds, as is the case with wire fraud.
This blog contains general information only, not intended to be relied upon as, nor a substitute for, specific professional advice. We accept no responsibility for loss occasioned to any purpose acting on or refraining from action as a result of any material on this blog.

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