A hard hitting session by Tom Cronkright who is an attorney, title agency owner, wire fraud victim and Co-Founder of CertifID, on the latest cyber security trends including ransomware and wire fraud and they threaten real estate transactions. This session will include: a review of growth statistics around wire fraud and ransomware in real estate, top fraud strategies including live fraud examples, how cyber-crime syndicates operate as an enterprise business and strategies to keep your company and customers safe from cyber fraud.
Real estate attorneys work with deeds every day. Attorneys for sellers of land prepare deeds for their closings. Attorneys may think that “deeds” are a fairly mundane topic, but Dick Bales hopes to prove otherwise. Dick has put together a comprehensive handout discussing virtually every facet about deeds, including such matters as the Doctrine of After Acquired Title, Dresser Drawer Deeds, Signature by Mark, and Underwriting Wild Deeds. Public Act 102-927 recently amended 765 ILCS 5/8, the statute on special warranty deeds. This new legislation has resulted in some controversy. Dick has attempted to study the issues from all angles, and he hopes to provide some thoughtful commentary on this very topical subject.
Sabrina Bier and Jayne Corcoran will take you through the overall branding process, how to establish your online presence, managing customer relations, exploring options for outreach and finding what works for you, strategic social media use, executing your marketing plan, and ethics considerations.