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Five Facts about working in the Title Insurance Industry

  1. 46 is the average age of workers in the title industry. This is slightly higher than the average across industries which is 42 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  2. 84% of title agents work for an independent agency
  3. 66% of title agents work mostly or only on residential closings
  4. 38% of closing agents and processors chose "not enough time/rushing through tasks" as one of their biggest challenges
  5. In order to meet the demands of their clients and complete title orders on time, many title agents and agent-attorneys use strategic partnerships to complete certain aspects of real estate due diligence. 29% of respondents to our State of the Title Industry survey do title searches in-house, 65% order title searches from their underwriters and 6% outsource title searches to a third party.

You'll find more stats in our State of the Title Industry report...

By surveying hundreds of title agents around the United States, we were able to compile our second annual State of the Title Industry Report. In addition to demographic information, you'll also find:

  • How title companies measure their success
  • How title agents rate the competition on due diligence
  • Tips on fighting wire fraud
  • Other aspects of title production they outsource to third-parties

Download the full report to get more insights on the title insurance industry.