Texas Housing Insight – February 2020 Summary

Please note this review does not account for the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak but reflects the market through February 2020. Prior to the domestic coronavirus outbreak, Texas housing sales increased 2.3 percent in February during healthy economic conditions and…

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The Latest States To Pass Remote Online Notarization Laws

The 21st-century real estate closing is radically different from closings of the past. Since 2011, there has been major acceleration for eClosings or digital closings, and laws and technology that allow eNotary or remote notary processes are the fuel. While…

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MISMO Unveils Remote Online Notarization Standards

MISMO’s RON standards were updated to include language to preclude the storage of personally identifiable information. The standards support model legislation that was developed by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the American Land Title Association (ALTA), which multiple U.S….

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HCHSA Insider: Sam McGuffie moves on to next challenge

Sam McGuffie doesn’t stand still. Never has, never will. There’s always at least one challenge – maybe two – in front of him. Something that’s he thought about doing, something that just sounds too interesting not to explore. Some hill…

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Olympic Dream Realized, McGuffie Embarks on New Journey as Tech Entrepreneur

One year ago, Sam McGuffie was “The Fastest Owl on Ice”, hurtling down an icy track in Korea as a member of the United States four-man bobsled team competing in the Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea. The one-time high…

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