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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.

Tapping customer insights to drive innovation and a faster, more intuitive, and efficient real estate transaction

By Garrett Page on January 30, 2024
As the residential real estate market adapts to stabilizing, but still high mortgage rates and the ongoing lack of housing supply, real estate agents, home buyers and sellers will face a highly competitive environment. Innovative technologies offer powerful advantages to help real estate agents, home buyers and sellers successfully navigate this ...
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How to Build a Successful Real Estate Data Strategy

By Chris Flynn on October 17, 2023
When the top innovators and leaders from the real estate and proptech gather, the conversation often turns to real estate data and how to optimize a data and analytics strategy to gain a competitive advantage. Chris Flynn, head of product and strategy at First American Data & Analytics, joined a panel of leading real estate and proptech ...
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Assessing the State of Real Estate Innovation in a Rising Mortgage Rate Era

By Paul Hurst on August 31, 2023
Alongside a panel of venture capital investors at Inman Connect Las Vegas in August, First American Chief Innovation Officer Paul Hurst discussed proptech funding and the state of innovation in the real estate economy. He shares his key takeaways from the discussion below, and how First American continues to push the innovation envelope during the ...
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Tokenizing Real Estate Assets Introduces New Consumer Risks for Unproven Benefits

By Justin Earley on July 12, 2023
Cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and tokenization may have lost some of the luster they enjoyed not too long ago due to the high-profile fall from grace of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried and ongoing turbulence in the valuation of cryptocurrencies. However, many are watching where, and if, the tokenizing of non-fungible assets should be ...
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Transforming the Notary Signing Agent Experience and Accelerating the Closing Process

By Jaclyn Fox on May 31, 2023
Emerging from the throes of the pandemic, notary signing agents have seen the landscape for their services shift substantially. During the pandemic, demand for notary signing agents exploded and the opportunities for notaries often exceeded the number of notaries available. While notary demand within real estate has softened as the housing market ...
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Why Data Extraction is Critical to the Digital Transformation of Real Estate Transactions

By Calvin Powell on January 31, 2023
Modern businesses and the digital technologies that power them rely on the rapid analysis of large amounts of data to drive decisions, automation, reporting and, ultimately, the customer experience. In real estate, mortgage finance and title and settlement, data fuels everything from web-based home listing searches, mortgage loan application and ...
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