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2021 to 2022: Looking Backward to See Forward

As a new year begins, we wanted to take a look back at the roller coaster of a year that 2021 was and provide a quick snapshot of some of the amazing ways our clients continued to grow their businesses this last year.

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The word is out. We were recently named one of the top growing small businesses in California by Inc. Magazine. “This award serves as a testament to the focused effort we’ve placed on providing the […]
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What’s the purpose of an office? It may seem straightforward at first, but for many an office can have a lot of negative connotations. If we don’t step back and define it, by default it […]
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ALTA One is a week away, and while many might associate LA with beautiful sunshine, Hollywood stars, and now LeBron James; there's a unique side to the culture as well. One that we appreciate for […]
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There’s a classic quote that business leaders and managers love to throw around (and spoiler alert, I’m about too as well). It comes from Peter Drucker, one of the original management gurus. He classically states […]
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This probably isn’t news to you, but ALTA ONE this year is happening in LA. As an organization that’s been both a proud ALTA member and headquartered in the LA Area and Southern California for 30 years, […]
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Whether you’re a conference veteran or still in your rookie season, we all know conferences can be some of the best times of the year. You probably also know then that they can be some […]
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It's true. We've found a new place to call home. It's just as amazing with ever better weather and a $5 Uber ride to one of Southern California's best airports (hint, it's not LAX). As […]
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Pasadena, California based D. Bello Associates Founder and President Doug Bello has been awarded a National Title Professional (NTP) designation from the American Land Title Association (ALTA), effective August 1, 2014. ALTA is the national […]
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Pasadena, Calif.-based D. Bello Associates recently celebrated the 10-year employment anniversary of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey Bates on April 25, 2013, Since joining D. Bello Associates as a customer service representative […]
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D. Bello Associates made several announcements, including a new offshore service provider partnership; founder Doug Bello will return full time to the company; and Andrew Acker was named operations manager. D. Bello Associates (DBA), a […]
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In August of 1980 I went to work for Title Records, Inc. (TRI) in Sun Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles.  TRI was the largest title plant in the United States based on recording volume.  […]
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Over 20 years of replicating data entry instructions from dozens of unique clients has provided us with a unique view of title plant philosophy across our industry.  Arbed plants, PIN-based plants, name abbreviation lists, document […]
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In a refreshing twist, the sentiment was overwhelmingly positive at the ALTA Annual Convention. Plus, how our industry downturn will bring us back stronger. The 2010 American Land Title Association Annual Convention concluded in mid-October. […]
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Are Private Transfer Fees truly a threat to the free transfer of property?  Some would agree.  Regardless, they sure are causing a problem for title companies. As an outsource provider in the title insurance process, […]
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I entered the title industry fresh out of college in September 1970. I remember my first day at work, dressed in a green shirt, tie and cuff links. I started out with Chicago Title in […]
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