Innovation Center

Innovation and technology are reshaping the process of buying and selling property in the United States. First American is at the forefront of these changes, driving innovation to improve the customer experience, enhance security, accelerate transactions and make First American the preferred choice for title insurance and settlement services.

The Preparation Before The Innovation – Five Steps To Boost Success In EClosing Implementation

By Fred Gooch on April 6, 2021

With mortgage rates expected to remain low by any historical standard and the ongoing millennial-driven wave of home-buying demand, housing market potential is poised for further growth in 2021. At the same time, the pandemic-driven acceleration of the adoption of a more digital home-buying experience only seems to intensify. Competition across...

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From Clouded To Clarity – The Future Of Digital Transformation In Commercial Real Estate Transactions

By Jayson Murray on October 28, 2020

Momentum toward the digital transformation of residential real estate transactions has been building for several years and has only accelerated amid the coronavirus pandemic, and now the foundations for a more digital commercial real estate transaction are emerging. The benefits of a more digital real estate transaction – an enhanced closing...

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Centaurs: The Future Of Title Insurance Innovation

By Justin Earley on August 12, 2020

Ever heard the business proverb that it’s important to play “chess, not checkers?” This turn of phrase drives at the difference between strategy and tactics. Chess was once perceived as the height of human strategic thinking, and so when IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer defeated chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov in 1997, many declared that human...

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Responding To COVID-19 – Supporting Innovation In Notarization Law To Help Protect The Health And Safety Of Home Buyers And Sellers Amid The Pandemic

By Michael O’Neal on June 18, 2020

The pandemic has challenged businesses and organizations in the United States and around the world to adapt and innovate rapidly. Faced with the urgent need to protect employees, customers, and the larger community, these creative solutions reveal a spirit of innovation and a willingness to overcome traditional limitations to provide safe and...

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Responding To COVID-19 – Closing Real Estate Transactions Amid The Pandemic

By Nancy Tarr on June 11, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has challenged businesses and organizations in the United States and around the world to adapt and innovate rapidly. Faced with the urgent need to protect employees, customers and the larger community, these creative solutions reveal a spirit of innovation and a willingness to overcome traditional limitations to provide...

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Responding To COVID-19 – How First American Rapidly Mobilized Employees To Work From Home And Continue To Serve Customers

By Peter McGarahan on June 4, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has challenged businesses and organizations in the United States and around the world to adapt and innovate rapidly. Faced with the urgent need to protect employees, customers and the larger community, these creative solutions reveal a spirit of innovation and a willingness to overcome traditional limitations to provide...

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