October Research, LLC is the nation's leading provider of market intelligence, industry news and regulatory information for professionals in the real estate, settlement services and mortgage industries.
The company was founded to be the unifying, independent voice of these industries and the professionals that support them. We have been headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, since our inception in 1999, and still boast the only full-time, independent newsroom devoted to covering the top title insurance, mortgage, real estate, appraisal and settlement services issues.
What We Do
October Research, LLC is the parent company and publisher of five premium market intelligence publications and their respective websites: The Title Report, The Legal Description, Valuation Review, RESPA News and Dodd Frank Update.
The company also includes a Webinars and Seminars division, which — in conjunction with our publications — produces educational Webinars and the annual National Settlement Services Summit (NS3). The Summit has become the industry’s premier annual destination for unmatched networking and learning, held each June.
Why We Do It
October Research, LLC's comprehensive suite of training tools and market intelligence resources help real estate, mortgage and settlement services professionals remain compliant, add value and distinction to the services they provide, and, ultimately, to increase their productivity and profitability through the competitive advantage of knowledge.