Consumers trust digital transactions, survey shows

Online transactions have accelerated since the COVID-19 pandemic came to town, and real estate is no different. Indeed, a new survey by Notarize shows that U.S. adults are now quite comfortable with completing financial transactions digitally. The survey found that 81% of U.S. adults indicated they feel secure when completing financial purchases online. But many

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Title insurance startup Spruce bags $60M in Series C funding round

Spruce lands $60M in funding for its tech-based title insurance platform

Demand for in-person notary services causes delays

Record demand for mortgages combined with the reduced availability of qualified notaries is causing delays in real estate transactions, Forbes reported this week. The homebuying process in the U.S. has increasingly shifted to the digital realm since the COVID-19 outbreak began, and both temporary and permanent legislation has been introduced to allow for more remote

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