“Should You Hire a Consultant to Help Your Title Agency?” was written by ProsperitasForward President Howard Turk and originally appeared as a Guest Blog on the PropLogix site. Learn what a title agency consultant can do, what to consider when choosing one, and what to watch out for.
Our friend Howard Turk with Prosperitas Forward works with title agencies like yours to help them reach their maximum potential. We’ve asked him to share his knowledge about what a consultant does and factors to consider when choosing the right one for your business.
ALTA Best Practice #3 – Privacy and Information Security Written Policy requires that title companies conduct Background Checks on personnel who have access to non-public information (NPI). Specifically, in order to be compliant, the title company must provide evidence via an invoice or documentation in the employee’s personnel file, that a five-year Background Check has been conducted upon hiring and/or prior to promotion. Additionally, all five-year Background Checks initially conducted must be updated within the past three years, with aforementioned requisite evidence available for inspection.
‘Published in The Title Report’
A new title centric consulting firm is offering title agents a unique service with the singular goal of increasing profits. The firm focuses on three core competencies critical to success across the title industry: sales, process engineering and culture development. The team is built of highly experienced title industry veterans who want to help small and midsized independent title agencies prosper, according to its announcement.