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Passport Title: Made in America

Proudly made in America. Attorneys, title agents, title agency owners and their clients are served by United States-based staff when they do business with Passport Title. It’s a decision we made and a commitment we keep – jobs in America for America.   Passport Title Services, LLC is a Best Practices compliant title insurance agency and…
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Passport Title Technology Secured with Multi-Factor Authentication

Verifying users’ identities with multi-factor authentication (MFA) is one of the most effective controls an organization can implement against attacks on its information systems, even if credentials become compromised. Many regulatory bodies mandate the use of MFA to protect access to sensitive data for financial institutions, insurers, banks and other businesses. It’s an ALTA Best…
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A Digital Native Title Company Solution

Many insurance providers today are making strong investments in digital transformation. Consumers demand new ways of interacting through digital solutions, and distribution does, too. Passport Title was built with technology at the core of our operating model. We’re digital natives, so to speak. At our founding, we adopted Cloud technology. We worked remotely before remote…
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Proud to Be an American: My Path to Citizenship

John R. H. Cotter Constitution Day, September 17, 2020 When I was 13, it rained in England every Wednesday for nine weeks during cricket season. That’s when I knew I didn’t want to live in England anymore. I was born in Venezuela, spent my early childhood in Bahrain and was educated in England, the son…
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Focus On Clients and Closings by Streamlining Labor-Intensive Efforts

Title professionals are under pressure to transform as they contend with new challenges brought on by the frenetic pace of business in a digital age while operating in a constrained budget environment. Covid-19 has accelerated the need for change, requiring attorneys, title agents and title agency owners to re-envision how they operate. As the industry…
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Digital Closings Delivered with Personal Service

FROM THE COMFORTS OF HOME June 5, 2020 Update When customers living in Washington, DC decided to look for a new home in Maryland, their concerns about Covid-19 led them to house hunt on-line. After taking virtual tours and reaching a purchase decision, they discussed closing options with their title agent. An in-person closing was…
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Passport Title Serves with Values

April 6, 2020 We believe this is an important time to state emphatically that values matter. They bring us together and make us stronger. Integrity, determination, innovation and leadership were at the core of Passport Title when we were founded, and they are the values we steadfastly honor today as we navigate the Covid-19 crisis.…
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Passport Title Continues to Serve

  March 23, 2020 A MESSAGE FROM OUR LEADERSHIP Since our update last week, we’ve continued to see the extraordinary impact of COVID-19. Passport Title is working swiftly and effectively to solve challenges presented by this rapidly changing environment. We continue to operate without disruption. Remote Online Notarizations We are closely monitoring the latest developments,…
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Passport Title is Prepared to Serve

March 16, 2020 A MESSAGE FROM OUR LEADERSHIP With COVID-19 (coronavirus) filling the news and extreme actions being taking to control the pandemic in our country, Passport Title remains strong and well-prepared to continue to serve our clients and their customers effectively. Business Continuity The fact that Passport Title has a long-established competency in remote…
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Passport Title Leads on Women’s Equality and Empowerment

March 2, 2020 WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT In honor of Women’s History Month, Passport Title celebrates the women who work in and with our organization. They are forging the path for generations to come, just as the women who came before them did. We stand in firm support of the contributions women make every day to their…
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Passport Title Achieves Another Year of Growth and Strategic Milestones in 2019

January 31, 2020 YEAR IN REVIEW Passport Title Services, LLC is pleased to report continued growth across key performance indicators and the achievement of strategic milestones in 2019. Growth in Transactions and Partnerships Passport Title achieved 25% growth in year-over-year settlement volume and continued to attract new attorneys, title agents and title agency owners who…
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Passport Title Offers Tips on How to Prevent Wire Fraud

September 23, 2019 Passport Title Services, LLC has rigorous processes and controls in place to prevent wire fraud, the fastest growing cybercrime in the United States. “It is important for all parties to a real estate transaction to be vigilant against the growing threat of wire fraud,” said John R. H. Cotter, president and chief…
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New Digital Tool Added to Passport Title Technology Ecosystem

August 28, 2019 Passport Title Services, LLC has added a new digital tool to its technology ecosystem that allows clients and settlement processors to instantly and simultaneously view the status of a case. “The tool is simple to use and visualizes data so case status is easy to read at a glance,” said John R.…
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Passport Title Culture is Key to Innovation and Growth

July 29, 2019 Leadership tenets for creating an inspiring company culture What started as a traditional title company in one part of one state is now an innovative industry leader operating across multiple states – and growing. As I’ve participated in making this happen for Passport Title, I’ve spent time to understand the critical factor…
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Passport Title Creates Freedom and Flexibility for Title Professionals

June 28, 2019 One Company's Path to Remote Work Arrangements Necessity is the mother of all invention. After the housing crisis in 2008, Passport Title transformed. No longer a traditional retail title company, we became a title insurance agency and real estate settlement processing platform for attorneys, title producers and title agency owners to help…
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Passport Title Introduces New Digital Capabilities to Enhance Customer Experience

Release Date:  May 22, 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md. – Passport Title Services, LLC introduces new digital capabilities to enhance the customer experience in the real estate settlement process. The new capabilities provide value to all parties to a transaction and include automated case status communications, settlement document collection and wire fraud mitigation. “Passport Title has innovated…
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Passport Title Grows Footprint, Expands Innovative Model to Tennessee

Release Date:  May 9, 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md. – Passport Title Services, LLC announced its expansion to Tennessee to provide its innovative partnership model to attorneys and title agents in The Volunteer State. “Passport Title offers a valuable alternative to attorneys and title agents in Tennessee to grow their real estate settlement business while reducing workload,…
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Passport Title Announces Continued Growth in Title Agent Partnerships

Release Date:  May 1, 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md. – Passport Title Services, LLC today announced continued growth in title agent partnerships, with a year-over-year increase of 14% for 2018. “Passport Title’s growth is the result of the strength of our partnering model that helps title agents and attorneys take advantage of cost and time savings, in…
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Passport Title Announces another Consecutive Year of Record Growth

Release Date:  February 15, 2017 ROCKVILLE, Md. – Passport Title Services, LLC today announced record growth of 49% in settlement volume for the calendar year 2016. “Passport Title’s growth is a reflection of the value and services we provide our title agent partners,” said John R. H. Cotter, president and chief executive officer.  “We help…
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Passport Title Achieves Independent, Third Party Certification of Compliance with ALTA Best Practices

Release Date: May 19, 2016 ROCKVILLE, Md. – The leader in title agency partnering, Passport Title Services, LLC, announced it has achieved independent, third party certification of its compliance with the American Land Title Association’s Title Insurance and Settlement Best Practices Framework (“Best Practices”) from HA&W, LLP, the largest national accounting and business advisory firm…
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Passport Title Grows Footprint, Expands Innovative Partnership Model to Pennsylvania as Passport Settlement Services, LLC

Release date: February 16, 2016 ROCKVILLE, Md. – Passport Title Services, LLC announced its expansion to Pennsylvania as Passport Settlement Services, LLC to provide its innovative partnership model to title agents and attorneys in the state.  Passport Settlement Services, LLC offers a valuable alternative to title agents in Pennsylvania who may be seeking strategic options…
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