As EVP, Title and Escrow Strategy for ServiceLink, Al Verkuylen is responsible for leading the strategic direction for the company's title and escrow business. Al has worked in the mortgage industry for more than 30 years and has extensive experience in credit reporting, flood certification, automated valuation, title and closing.
While lenders are expected to benefit tremendously from eClosings, title and settlement companies are beginning to lead the way. This makes sense, considering their in-depth knowledge of the closing process and the fact that they are the ones ultimately insuring the transactions.
The first thing you notice about New American Funding's Rick and Patty Arvielo is how much they like each other. That might seem like a foregone conclusion when you meet a married couple, but when that couple also runs an incredibly successful business together, I imagine it could get complicated. Read on to find out more about how this successful couple manages their life, and business, together.
For the first time since 1981, our industry is experiencing a rising interest rate environment. Some people may assume that the current market shift means their business will take a downward turn from which they will never recover. I don’t buy it. The way I see it, challenging times force us to refine our processes and practices.