June 2021
Title Notes E-news
Bankers Title and the Courthouses will be closed on Friday, June 18th in observance of Juneteenth Day

Join us in celebrating the freedom of African Americans from slaver in the U.S. in 1865
If You Sleep in This Position Every Night You Are Aging Your Skin by 10 Years
by Meredith Lepore

Like many people, you have probably just been worried about getting enough sleep at night to help yourself stay energetic for the next day. However, if you have been sleeping in a certain position it doesn’t matter if you sleep more than 12 hours a night because the damage to your skin has already been done and is prematurely aging you. Click HERE to read on.
Wire Transfer Scheme Targets Mortgage Payoffs, Secret Service Warns
from ALTA

The U.S. Secret Service issued an advisory warning of a drastic increase in wire transfer fraud related to real estate transactions and mortgages. According to the alert, cybercriminals impersonate lenders with the intent to elicit payment of mortgage payoffs. The Secret Service said the criminals send fictitious or altered mortgage payoff statements to title companies. Click HERE to read the tips provided by the Secret Service to help prevent the fraud.
Working long hours to process your client's loan applications? Our online quick quote rate calculator is available 24/7/365

You can easily access it from the home page of our website. Check it out HERE. Get your title premiums, settlement fee, and recording fees with three clicks. The quote can be saved as a PDF document and emailed to your client. Fast, simple, easy, anytime!

Want to request a quote? Just click HERE to fill our and form and e-mail it to us.
When It Comes to Change, Are You a Cuddly Curmudgeon or Early Adopter?

Individuals will always have different levels of hesitancy when it comes to change. Any change event can trigger three general responses in us and in those we lead. It is important for us to identify them in ourselves and in others. Click HERE to gain insights into addressing skepticism in a way that makes change easier for everyone at your organization.
How COVID-19 Continues to Reshape Consumer Banking Behaviors
by Steve Cocheo, The Financial Brand

The ripple effects of the coronavirus economy will be felt for years as people resume their lives. The safest prediction is that more shifts will occur over the rest of 2021 and into 2022. The best advice may be to take no predictions too seriously until the changes wrought by the pandemic truly harden. Click HERE to learn more.
How to Say "No" Without Saying "No"
by the Eblin Group

Everyone has been on a full out sprint for the past year as we’ve run the biggest business social experiment in history. Lots of folks are headed for a crash if they don’t master the art of answering the next request for their time and attention with something other than an unqualified, “yes.” Click HERE to learn about the ten things to say besides "yes."
How Banks Can Support Small Businesses After COVID-19
by Banking Exchange

The pandemic has had a profound effect on small businesses – yet the post-pandemic rebirth is rife with opportunity. Small businesses still want and need banking relationships, despite the acceleration in digital change across financial services. The pandemic prompted many banks to embrace digital banking services and substantially increase their digital offerings as a way of overcoming restrictions on movement and social distancing requirements. Up to 84% of small businesses reported trusting in their bank, yet focus groups and interviews revealed that expectations were rising – along with frustration and confusion over complex and opaque fee structures. Click HERE to read on.
The BT On-site Team Keeping You Informed and Safe! It's What We Do!
Bankers Title is Offering Drive-Through Closings for Added Safety
The Bankers Title Settlement Team is offering clients the convenience and safety of outdoor closings. We are happy to coordinate, just let your settlement processor know in advance.

Bankers Title is Currently Conducting Hybrid Closings
Many lenders are beginning to offer hybrid closings where non-notarized documents can be digitally signed in advance of or at the closing. We are able to accommodate client and lender needs.

Coming Soon: Bankers Title Will Have E-Notaries on Staff
This will enable us to complete full remote on-line notarization (RON) closings. More to come!
Contact Robyn Parker to learn more.
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Robyn C. Parker
Vice President & Agency Manager
Bankers Title, LLC
9011 Arboretum Parkway
Richmond, VA 23236
Phone: 1.800.830.1414 | 804.560.7655
Integrity. Security. Excellence

Bankers Title is a full-service Title and Settlement Agency that is committed to integrity and transparency in each of our transactions. Our team is made up of the best in the business and we look forward to helping you make informed decisions about your home.