TrustFunds Expands Business Development Team to Provide Comprehensive Services Across the MLS Vertical Market

Kris PearsonBrokers, Industry Partners, Law Firms, MLS Decision Makers, Title Companies

Minneapolis, MN, January 3, 2024 – TrustFunds, the premier provider of electronic earnest money transaction solutions, is thrilled to announce the expansion of its Business Development team. This strategic move is designed to comprehensively serve the full Multiple Listing Services (MLS) vertical market, offering seamless MLS integration, smooth company registration, and market-wide agent adoption. The decision to reinforce the Business … Read More

Protecting Yourself is FREE: Don’t be a Victim of Identity Theft

Kris PearsonAgents, Brokers, Industry Partners, Law Firms, MLS Decision Makers, Title Companies, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

Lynn Leegard, Owner and President of TrustFunds, is extremely passionate about avoiding identity theft. She said, “I personally experienced someone’s attempt to steal my identity and open an account in my name.  Fortunately, I had taken steps to protect myself and the bad actors were not successful.  As a result, I care deeply about educating EVERYBODY beyond the TrustFunds transaction”. … Read More

TrustFunds Surpasses $2 Billion in Electronic Earnest Money Transactions

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TrustFunds, the industry leader in electronic earnest money has successfully closed more than $2 Billion in digital payments. This momentous achievement marks a significant milestone in the company’s growth strategy and is a testament to its unwavering real estate industry commitment. Earnest money is a vital component of any real estate transaction. TrustFunds is an innovative platform that offers a … Read More

Combatting Wire Fraud in Real Estate

Kris PearsonAgents, Brokers, Law Firms, MLS Decision Makers, Title CompaniesLeave a Comment

Consumers are demanding a more seamless and digital home-buying process and the industry is ripe for cybersecurity-related losses. Due to large sums of money being transferred electronically in our industry, wire fraud is an ongoing issue. According to a 2022 ALTA (American Land Title Association) survey, only 17% of wire fraud victims recovered all their funds. Real estate transactions frequently … Read More

TrustFunds Streamlines Resources for Members

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TrustFunds is always looking for ways to streamline processes and make things easier for members. Updated Member Resource Centers in December TrustFunds recently updated all Member Resource Centers to include helpful videos and guides. Including allowing Designated Trust Account Holders (DTAHs) the ability to schedule training and share resources with agents and staff. Agents now have to ability to get … Read More

3 Ways Your Real Estate Brokerage Can Add Value for Agents

Cody OsegardAgents, Brokers, Title CompaniesLeave a Comment

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According to an article in Forbes, the top four reasons agents leave or join a brokerage are related to: Brokerage Fees Available Technology Training/Education Opportunities Company Culture As a real estate brokerage, try focusing your attention on the following ideas as you aim to create value for agents and make your firm a desirable place to work: No. 1: Provide … Read More