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  • Assurant names Scott McGregor managing director of American Title

    McGregor previously served as the title company’s chief operating officer
    “Scott has a proven track record of leading teams to operational excellence while maintaining a strong client-centric approach. His ability to successfully collaborate at all levels makes him the right leader for ATI, and I am confident he will play an important role in helping expand our capabilities in strategic markets,” said Dan Hoppes, Assurant's SVP of mortgage solutions.
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  • Assurant Mortgage Solutions names Marc Connelly as national sales director

    Will focus on growing title and origination volumes
    Assurant, a global provider of risk management solutions, announced recently that Assurant Mortgage Solutions, the company’s mortgage arm, hired Marc Connelly as national sales director. In this role, Connelly will focus on growing the title and origination valuations product lines for Assurant.
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  • Mortgage industry unites together to support Hurricane Harvey relief

    From buying a shirt to sending money, here’s how you can help
    As one of biggest industries that touches nearly everyone in America, the housing industry quickly assembled together to give back to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Here is a handful of ways the industry is donating to help in the relief, along with ways you as a reader can help.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2017 HW Insiders: Brandon Fox

    Vice President of Client Relations, Default Valuations at Assurant
    Brandon Fox, VP of client relations, default valuations for Assurant, fosters relationships that result in business growth ahead of projections. In addition to his VP position, Fox splits his time planning, designing and assisting with the implementation of a new system that will replace the company's legacy system.
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  • Walter Investment sells Green Tree Insurance Agency to Assurant

    Continues to get back on right track
    Walter Investment Management continues to revamp its business after the results of its last earnings report. This time the company announced it’s selling 100% of the stock of its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, GTI Holdings, which is the holding company of Walter's primary licensed insurance agency, Green Tree Insurance Agency.
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  • Assurant announces acquisition of American Title

    Continues Assurant's shift towards housing-related operations
    A little over a year ago, Assurant announced that it planned to exit the health insurance and employee benefits business and shift its focus instead to its housing programs. Assurant continued in that plan Wednesday, when it announced the acquisition of American Title, a provider of title and valuation services for home equity loans, conventional mortgages, and refinancing.
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  • HSBC to pay $4 million to settle force-placed insurance kickback charges

    Second settlement this month for HSBC
    HSBC will pay a fine of $4 million as part of a settlement with the state of Massachusetts over charges that the bank took commissions and kickbacks for force-placed insurance policies. According to the office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, HSBC received "compensation" in connection to the force-placed insurance premiums charged to HSBC’s borrowers.
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  • eMortgage Logic becomes Morningstar-rated asset valuation vendor

    Receives ‘MOR RV1’ vendor ranking
    eMortgage Logic, a provider of residential real property valuations, data and analytics, received a residential vendor ranking from Morningstar Credit Ratings. According to a release from Morningstar, the ratings agency assigned a ‘MOR RV1’ residential vendor ranking to eMortgage Logic as a residential vendor in the asset valuation market.
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  • Assurant continues shift toward housing insurance programs

    Finds buyer for several health insurance business lines
    Assurant is taking the next step in its shift toward a focus on its housing insurance programs, which include renters/apartment insurance, flood insurance, manufactured housing and force-placed insurance. The company announced Wednesday that it will immediately begin to wind down its major medical operations and has reached an agreement in principle to sell “certain business lines and assets” to National General Holdings Corp.
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