Investigations

Three Important Tips for Special Investigators

Organized insurance fraud is becoming increasingly complex in both emerging and maturing markets. In the United States, the current impact of fraud upon the property/casualty insurance fraud is estimated to be as high...

ISO ClaimSearch: 2013 highlights

For the ISO ClaimSearch ® user community, 2013 was another year of significant growth. In addition to increases in the number of claim records in the property/casualty insurance industry’s all-claims database, our...

48,000 Completed Foreclosures in October

CoreLogic’s latest report shows there were approximately 879,000 homes in some stage of foreclosure and 48,000 completed foreclosures in the United States in October 2013. Properties in any stage of foreclosure are a...

Keeping an Eye on Foreclosures

CoreLogic’s most recent data shows that approximately 902,000 homes were in some stage of foreclosure in September 2013. As in past months, Florida remained the state with the highest percentage of mortgaged propertie...

Foreclosures Remain a Concern for Insurers

CoreLogic’s most recent data shows there were 48,000 foreclosures in August 2013. CoreLogic also reports that approximately 939,000 homes in the United States were in some stage of foreclosure as of August 2013. As in...

ISO ClaimSearch improves searches and enhances customer service

The ISO ClaimSearch ® database now contains more than 870 million claims. Participants submit more than 235,000 claim reports a day, providing a constantly updated source of claims information. We continually work to...

June Foreclosure Numbers Remain High

According to CoreLogic’s most recent data, there were 55,000 foreclosures in June 2013, reflecting a 2.5 percent increase over May 2013. The term “completed foreclosures” refers to the number of homes actually lost to...

Claim Handling, New Markets, and Profitable Growth

New markets, new products, and new underwriting practices bring new revenue. And then what? Following the near-term benefits, claims start to come in. Many, of course, are meritorious, but some are not.  Whether you’r...

April’s 52,000 Completed Foreclosures Cause Concern

According to CoreLogic, lenders completed 52,000 foreclosures in April 2013. The term completed foreclosures refers to the number of homes actually lost to foreclosure. The company reports that there have been an...

Is Fraud Costing You Customers?

Claims fraud costs the industry billions of dollars a year, but fighting scams aggressively can alienate honest claimants — people who, when inconvenienced, may not appreciate even your best efforts to protect them. A...