San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2009
Closing.com, with the active support of the American Land Title Association, is participating with national and local title insurance and escrow/settlement companies to create an efficient and convenient sales channel for real estate professionals and consumers on the Web.
The most comprehensive source for real estate closing services nationwide, Closing.com offers rates for title insurance in all of the top 100 metropolitan areas. Nearly 1,700 title companies are currently listed on Closing.com, ranging from small, local title agencies that serve a single county to the nation's largest title insurance companies. Participants include Fidelity National Title Group, Old Republic Title Companies, North American Title Insurance Company, Entitle Direct, nearly 300 Stewart Title offices, and Orange Coast Title Company, among others.
In addition to the American Land Title Association (ALTA), other industry associations, including the California Land Title Association (CLTA) and the California Escrow Association (CEA), have partnered with Closing.com to help their members reach consumers and real estate professionals online.
Closing.com is a new Web site that makes it easy for users to search for real estate closing and related services. Consumers and professionals can look for providers serving their area and instantly view rates based on their transaction information as well as features, services, and industry association memberships (e.g., ALTA and state associations). They can submit inquiries and download brochures all on one easy-to-use Web site. As more consumers and professionals shift to the Internet to shop for real estate services, they will find over 150,000 closing providers including title, escrow/settlement services, closing attorneys, home warranty services, home and pest inspection services, appraisers, land surveyors, notaries and more on Closing.com.
"We are very pleased to have the title and settlement industry join us in this efficient, Internet-based, sales channel," said Closing.com CEO Tony Farwell. "As the industry shifts toward e-commerce activities to meet the needs of Web-savvy consumers and real estate professionals, our goal is to provide a one-stop shopping experience that gives closing service providers a way to generate more sales while lowering their costs."
The Web site can be accessed at http://www.closing.com. To verify their FREE business listing, participating title, escrow and settlement service companies and their affiliates can call 1-866-CLOSING (256-7464). A premium listing on the site enables participants to enter descriptions of their services, brochures, rates, coupons and promotional messages, track new leads and use easy tools to upload rates and fee disclaimers.
The American Land Title Association®, founded in 1907, is the national trade association and voice of the abstract and title insurance industry. ALTA® members search, review and insure land titles to protect home buyers and mortgage lenders who invest in real estate. ALTA® is headquartered in Washington, DC.
Closing.com is the most comprehensive source for real estate closing services on the Web. The site empowers consumers and real estate professionals to shop, compare and evaluate real estate closing service providers in their geographic area and save money on closing costs. Visitors to the site can estimate their closing costs, learn more about a real estate provider's products, services and rates, and make inquiries to providers directly online.