Corporate Settlement Solutions

Corporate Settlement Solutions Real estate settlement services
Corporate Settlement Solutions delivers settlement solutions based on three core principles; Relationships. Resources. Results.

Corporate Settlement Solutions (CSS) is a dynamic, forward-thinking group of real estate settlement service professionals with a focused passion for providing a superior customer experience. The company started as a local title agency in northwest Michigan in 1992. CSS'​ growth fostered expansion into a regional vendor management company offering a full range of title, closing, valuation, flood, and recording products. The company offers powerful title software for accurate, and efficient title and settlement transactions as well as an end-to-end eMortgage solution. For more information, go to www.visitcss.com.

Our team of  game changers are keeping their title knowledge sharp with a few rounds of TITLE TRIUMPH - The Game of Land...
07/15/2019

Our team of game changers are keeping their title knowledge sharp with a few rounds of TITLE TRIUMPH - The Game of Land Title Knowledge.

Did you know the millennial home buyer is projected to dominate the housing market? Here's what you need to know about w...
07/10/2019
How to Cater to the Millennial Homebuyer

Did you know the millennial home buyer is projected to dominate the housing market? Here's what you need to know about what they're looking for and how to best cater to them.

The Millennial Homebuyer is projected to dominate the housing market in the not too distant future. However, their stereotypical audience traits and characteristics that are also shared by many Generation X and Baby Boomers as well, and this is what drives the demands to implement new technology and...

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Strawberries & Toast. We had a wonderful time and look forward to next year!
06/10/2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Strawberries & Toast. We had a wonderful time and look forward to next year!

Looking for the Commercial Loan Policy Endorsements that provide the maximum protection?  Find the answers in this artic...
05/31/2019
The Top 6 Commercial Loan Policy Endorsements to Protect a Lender

Looking for the Commercial Loan Policy Endorsements that provide the maximum protection? Find the answers in this article!

The ALTA 2006 Loan Policy provides many protections for a lender who is loaning money to a borrower secured by a lien interest in real estate. However, in many cases, the standard form loan policy may leave the lender with less coverage than expected.

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Circle of Excellence Award for outstanding performance as a Title...
05/20/2019

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Circle of Excellence Award for outstanding performance as a Title Agency!

The ACK Board of Realtors Continual Education was a huge success and we're looking forward to returning for the next one...
05/16/2019

The ACK Board of Realtors Continual Education was a huge success and we're looking forward to returning for the next one!

Have you started using Remote Online Notarization yet? Learn about RON and how to use it:  http://bit.ly/2P29GcB
04/15/2019
Electronic Remote Online Notary (RON) in Michigan

Have you started using Remote Online Notarization yet? Learn about RON and how to use it: http://bit.ly/2P29GcB

Electronic remote online notary (RON) closings are soon to become the new normal in Michigan. As a Realtor, if you haven’t been experimenting with them, you’re not partnered with the right team of professionals. There are two prerequisites to making this offering to your customer ...

We want to take a moment to thank our customers. Support from long-time customers like you helps our business grow and e...
04/05/2019

We want to take a moment to thank our customers. Support from long-time customers like you helps our business grow and evolve. We couldn't do what we do without you!

Are hybrid appraisals a viable alternative to traditional appraisals? This article gives an overview and explains the be...
02/20/2019
Hybrid Appraisals: A Viable Alternative to Traditional Appraisals?

Are hybrid appraisals a viable alternative to traditional appraisals? This article gives an overview and explains the benefits.

In recent years hybrid appraisals have become more prevalent and accepted by the lending industry. Their reported benefits to lenders and consumers are quicker turn-times at a reduced cost, according to the multiple providers of hybrid appraisal products.

Protect yourself and your clients against wire fraud using these simple steps.
02/19/2019
Cyber-security Protection Checklist

Protect yourself and your clients against wire fraud using these simple steps.

A cyber-security breach could lead to serious financial and reputation damage for your customer. Please help ensure that your customers are protected against cyber fraud by taking the following actions:

Tax season is once again upon us, and many homeowners are wondering how the new tax laws will affect them. Here is a gre...
02/15/2019
Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible Under the New Tax Law?

Tax season is once again upon us, and many homeowners are wondering how the new tax laws will affect them. Here is a great article to help answer those questions.

Are closing costs deductible? How about those points you pay? And property taxes? HouseLogic lists what is (and isn't) tax deductible when buying a house. Here's the full list of home purchase tax deductions.

Passwords ensure the security and confidentiality of your company’s data. Improve your password strength with these tips...
01/10/2019
News

Passwords ensure the security and confidentiality of your company’s data. Improve your password strength with these tips from the American Land Title Association!

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 Washi...

Lenders can still originate mortgages during the partial government shutdown. Click this article by Realtor Magazine to ...
01/04/2019
Fannie Says Mortgages Can Still Be Issued in Gov’t Shutdown

Lenders can still originate mortgages during the partial government shutdown. Click this article by Realtor Magazine to learn more!

When verifying employment and Social Security numbers gets too problematic during the shutdown, the mortgage giant issued some guidance about how your sale can go on.

Happy New Year and best wishes from your friends at Corporate Settlement Solutions!
01/01/2019

Happy New Year and best wishes from your friends at Corporate Settlement Solutions!

Are you wondering what the 2019 housing market will bring? This Traverse City Ticker article provides valuable insights ...
12/17/2018
Housing Slowdown Continues

Are you wondering what the 2019 housing market will bring? This Traverse City Ticker article provides valuable insights to help reflect on 2018.

Statistics from the Traverse Area Association of Realtors show that the slowdown in the housing market is continuing. Sales in the five-county area for November were 320 units, down from 365 in November 2017, and the average price of a home dropped to $270,893 from $289,097 a year earlier. Most of t...

Things certainly heated up during our 5th Annual Chili cook-off with Bob Hickey and the Title & Closing team taking home...
12/11/2018

Things certainly heated up during our 5th Annual Chili cook-off with Bob Hickey and the Title & Closing team taking home this year's bragging rights! Congratulations! 🌶️🌶️🌶️

Thanks to everyone who helped out and participated! Until next year!

When duty calls, we don't get shy, our appraisal team goes into beast mode!
10/12/2018

When duty calls, we don't get shy, our appraisal team goes into beast mode!

Corporate Settlement Solutions will be at this year's Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention & Expo. Visit us at...
10/10/2018

Corporate Settlement Solutions will be at this year's Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention & Expo. Visit us at booth #434 or book a meeting: http://bit.ly/2OiFbC2

This Memorial Day we remember, with gratitude and reverence, all those who fell while serving our country. We're gratefu...
05/28/2018

This Memorial Day we remember, with gratitude and reverence, all those who fell while serving our country. We're grateful for those men and women and for those who currently serve, and we won't take our comfort and freedom for granted!

Our transparent performance reporting supplies the data necessary for strong decision making.To learn more about this pr...
03/27/2018

Our transparent performance reporting supplies the data necessary for strong decision making.

To learn more about this process visit www.visitcss.com

CSS is hiring an Administrative Assistant for our downtown Traverse City closing office. CSS, a forward-thinking title i...
03/20/2018

CSS is hiring an Administrative Assistant for our downtown Traverse City closing office. CSS, a forward-thinking title insurance agency, is seeking a positive and professional individual to join our team. Primary focus will be creating a great experience for our customers, sitting at the front desk to greet them and fielding all phone calls. Provide administrative support to our closing and construction teams. Excellent benefit package.

View full job description and apply at:
http://www.visitcss.com/join-our-team/

Our products include title, closing, appraisal, flood and recording for both first mortgage and home equity lending.For ...
03/13/2018

Our products include title, closing, appraisal, flood and recording for both first mortgage and home equity lending.

For more information about what we offer visit www.visitcss.com

As an eClosing early adopter, we know what works and easily guide customers in the process.To learn more about out eClos...
03/06/2018

As an eClosing early adopter, we know what works and easily guide customers in the process.

To learn more about out eClosing process visit www.visitcss.com

We listen, share our industry knowledge, then suggest and apply customized solutions that produce results.To learn more ...
02/27/2018

We listen, share our industry knowledge, then suggest and apply customized solutions that produce results.

To learn more about Corporate Settlement Solutions visit www.visitcss.com

Our high-touch, specialized attention to our lender customers makes CSS stand out among larger, institutional settlement...
02/27/2018

Our high-touch, specialized attention to our lender customers makes CSS stand out among larger, institutional settlement service providers.

To learn more about Corporate Settlement Solutions visit www.visitcss.com

With client relationships spanning decades, it’s clear that customer service and satisfaction is in our DNA. Hear direct...
02/20/2018

With client relationships spanning decades, it’s clear that customer service and satisfaction is in our DNA. Hear directly from our clients on what it’s like to partner with us!

To learn more visit www.visitcss.com

Corporate Settlement Solutions was at the forefront of the eMortgage MovementFor more information visit www.visitcss.com
02/13/2018

Corporate Settlement Solutions was at the forefront of
the eMortgage Movement

For more information visit www.visitcss.com

Property Searches:-Warranty protects the lender against all losses, up to $500K, sustained due to items unknown at the t...
02/06/2018

Property Searches:
-Warranty protects the lender against all losses, up to $500K, sustained due to items unknown at the time of closing.
-Lender receives gap protection on all loans.
-Mortgages may be recorded electronically

For more information visit www.visitcss.com

CSS Warrants the things that are important to home equity lenders. - Current title holder to the property- Your lien pos...
01/30/2018

CSS Warrants the things that are important to home equity lenders.
- Current title holder to the property
- Your lien position
- Accuracy of the legal description

For more information visit www.visitcss.com

CSS offers warranted property reports to reduce lender risk by providing a remedy should errors occur. Coverage up to $7...
01/23/2018

CSS offers warranted property reports to reduce lender risk by providing a remedy should errors occur. Coverage up to $750,000 including gap coverage, is available.

For more information visit www.visitcss.com

Today we remember a truly great man! May we all stay kind and make the world better each day, even in a small way.
01/15/2018

Today we remember a truly great man! May we all stay kind and make the world better each day, even in a small way.

Compliance is so important during any real estate transaction or loan process. That's why our mobile title and closing a...
01/11/2018

Compliance is so important during any real estate transaction or loan process. That's why our mobile title and closing app, as well as our other digital resources, has automatic date and time stamps on documents, and it's completely TRID compliant!

More about the mobile Realtor: https://visitcss.lpages.co/the-paperless-realtor/

We’re excited to knock our 2018 challenges out of the park! Who else is chipping away at their New Year’s resolutions da...
01/10/2018

We’re excited to knock our 2018 challenges out of the park! Who else is chipping away at their New Year’s resolutions day by day?!

LEGAL NEWS & CASE LAW: Denial of PRE: In Rentschler v Township of Melrose, a Michigan Court of Appeals case, the decisio...
01/09/2018

LEGAL NEWS & CASE LAW: Denial of PRE: In Rentschler v Township of Melrose, a Michigan Court of Appeals case, the decision of the Tax Tribunal was overturned when the Court ruled that the rental of a principal residence for more than fourteen (14) days does not disqualify a homeowner from claiming the principal residence exemption (PRE) from property taxes.

Learn more about the case here: www.visitcss.com/2017-winter-newsletter/

Realtors, what do you do when a client wants to complete closing documents in his/her own home—but you don't have the ti...
01/03/2018

Realtors, what do you do when a client wants to complete closing documents in his/her own home—but you don't have the time to accommodate? Our digital/mobile resources allow Realtors to close at customers' convenience, anywhere and anytime, which means everyone saves time and stress!

More about the mobile Realtor: https://visitcss.lpages.co/the-paperless-realtor/

WONDERING ABOUT HOUSING PREDICTIONS FOR 2018? According to realtor.com, there are six major predictions for the housing ...
01/03/2018

WONDERING ABOUT HOUSING PREDICTIONS FOR 2018? According to realtor.com, there are six major predictions for the housing market...check them out here: www.visitcss.com/2017-winter-newsletter/

2018 is looking bright! Cheers to another new year!
01/01/2018

2018 is looking bright! Cheers to another new year!

With Tax Reform on everyone's mind as 2017 comes to a close, we decided to write about what this tax reform will mean to...
12/29/2017

With Tax Reform on everyone's mind as 2017 comes to a close, we decided to write about what this tax reform will mean to you on our blog!

Check out the post here: www.visitcss.com/2017-winter-newsletter/

Most lenders and Realtors deal with a lot of paper! So going mobile can seem like a major, even scary change. But keepin...
12/28/2017

Most lenders and Realtors deal with a lot of paper! So going mobile can seem like a major, even scary change. But keeping all your documents in one hub—with automatic date and time stamps—means you don't have to spend your valuable time at the copy machine.
More benefits can be found here:
https://visitcss.lpages.co/the-paperless-realtor/

Merry Christmas from the CSS team! We are grateful for your business and this community. We sincerely wish all our frien...
12/25/2017

Merry Christmas from the CSS team! We are grateful for your business and this community. We sincerely wish all our friends and associates a happy holiday season.

Lenders and Realtors: Why use CSS's mobile app if you're already perfectly comfortable with your usual procedures? The t...
12/22/2017

Lenders and Realtors: Why use CSS's mobile app if you're already perfectly comfortable with your usual procedures? The title and closing tools help you keep your clients informed about fees, taxes, and other details before they even file a loan application.

Learn more at https://visitcss.lpages.co/the-paperless-realtor/

Besides saving paper and reducing timelines, how else can digital real estate tools help? Our Mobile Title Quote App pro...
12/14/2017

Besides saving paper and reducing timelines, how else can digital real estate tools help? Our Mobile Title Quote App provides visibility into title fees and taxes to keep all parties on the same page, and its seller net sheet tool for Realtors is unbeatable when it comes to detail.

Ask us about it! https://visitcss.lpages.co/the-paperless-realtor/

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440 E Front St
Traverse City, MI
49686

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Check out our map to see all of our office locations: http://goo.gl/maps/mEiKT Connect with us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/corporate-settlement-solutions

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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+18007214924

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