October Research 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 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. Our publications feature bi-weekly or monthly distribution, and most are available in both print and electronic PDF format.

Individually, our publications and their websites release weekly email news updates; produce Q&A-style video interviews; publish in-depth special reports, offer article reprints; and sponsor social media networking groups.

The company also hosts educational webinars, the annual Women’s Leadership Summit and the premiere industry event, the National Settlement Services Summit (NS3).

We also offer group and small agency subscription discounts, intranet site licensing, list rental services and comprehensive marketing opportunities for advertisers.

Who We Serve

Through our educational offerings we strive to produce timely, valuable and practical content for title insurance agents and executives, attorney agents, in-house counsel, compliance officers, regulatory officials, underwriters of all sizes, real estate appraisers, mortgage lenders and brokers, real estate agents and attorneys, and other settlement services professionals.

Why We Do It (Our Mission)

October Research is dedicated to educating and empowering professionals in the real estate transaction to strengthen their business and enhance their position in the marketplace, ensuring the integrity of home ownership.


Mailing Address:
3046 Brecksville Road, Suite D
Richfield, Ohio 44286

Customer Service: Dial extension 805
Problems with web site: Dial extension 310

Fax 330-659-6102
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