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Closing.com to offer title rate quotes

ALTA offers members free listings

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Closing.com -- a Web site that allows title insurers and other settlement service providers to market their services to real estate professionals and also directly to consumers -- has entered into a partnership with the American Land Title Association. Under the partnership, ALTA members will be able to sign up for premium listings at Closing.com at no cost for 15 months. Premium lisitngs will allow title insurance companies to provide rate quotes through Closing.com once the site adds that capability next month. Currently in beta testing, Closing.com currently has basic listings for about 230,000 companies who provide title insurance and other settlement services, said company founder and CEO Anthony Farwell. Basic listings, which are free to any settlement services provider, allow companies to put their contact information in Closing.com's searchable database. Companies that want to provide rate quotes need premium listings, which will also place them at the top of sear...