Stay up to date on industry trends, news and events with the Title Stream corporate blogs from Lakeside Title Company. Our industry experts will share insights and updates to keep you informed.

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Lets take a look at the Future Of the Housing Market As Baby Boomers Age

Apr 9th 2021

According to research, the baby boomer generation (men and women born between 1946 and 1964) accounts for 46 million of today's homeowners. The total combined value of the homes is $13.5 trillion. However, the baby boomers are aging, with some of the oldest members of this generation turning 70. People at ...

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Marine Corps Guiding Principles Create Leaders in The Real Estate Service Industry

Mar 31st 2021

The brave men and women that make up the United States Marine Corps are expected to demonstrate high levels of focus, dedication, and skill on a day-to-day basis. By embodying 11 leadership principles, each Marine becomes an excellent leader who can overcome obstacles and help others in difficult situations. Realtors ...

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Is Amazon Entering the Mortgage Industry?

Mar 22nd 2021

There has been much speculation about whether or not Amazon will try to get in on the real estate finance business. However, as time passes, it's not so much a question of if,? as it is of when and how. Although there are many barriers to overcome, Amazon has one of ...

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Tips for Achieving Compliance in the Mortgage Industry

Mar 16th 2021

Today, the mortgage industry finds itself in a brave new world regarding compliance. The regulatory environment is far more complex and potentially confusing than ever before. It's more important now than ever to build compliance into the mortgage process from the first stage of marketing through conversion, closing, and beyond. Education and ...

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The Expensive Housing Market and Millennial Marriage

Mar 9th 2021

The older millennials are finally starting to settle down. Even though they are juggling student loans, inflated home prices, and high mortgage rates, most millennials seem ready to take this next step. In fact, around 36% of all home sales in the United States are now from millennials. To afford ...

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Post Pandemic Renovations: Here are the Top ROI Generating Improvements

Mar 1st 2021

Even though it's a seller's market in many states, many homeowners choose to stay put and use their home equity to finance home renovations instead. While these improvements are nice amenities for the homeowner, they also increase home value.  According to a report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies ...

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Tree and Limb Law for Realtors and Homeowners: Here’s What You Need to Know

Feb 23rd 2021

Nothing makes a home look homier and inviting than a big, billowy tree, especially during spring and summer. Although home buyers are often attracted to the aesthetic provided by mature trees, most are unaware of how tree ownership can impact their home purchase. This blog will provide all the essential ...

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The Saga Of Real Estate And Technology: 5G

Feb 16th 2021

The real estate realm has long benefited from technological advancements. With technology at the forefront of even more significant developments, this booming industry is expected to make tremendous strides. Fueling this progress is 5G, which is best defined as a global wireless standard that’s powering innovation through all-embracing connectivity. If ...

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APPS: The Hottest Apps for Real Estate Agents!

Feb 8th 2021

For any real estate agents looking for a way to improve lead generation, marketing, and the transaction process, there’s an app for that! Below is a quick overview of the top websites, software, and apps real estate agents. Websites Placester Sleek websites with IDX integration, a built-in CRM, and drip email campaigns Zurple ...

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Real Estate Marketing 101

Jan 29th 2021

Gaining a unique edge in real estate requires an effective marketing plan. Whether building brand recognition or proof of market knowledge, experts need to deliver compelling tactics to targeted audiences. Successful real estate marketing is designed to captivate the attention of prospective home buyers and home sellers. Developing a Marketing Plan Developing ...

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