Bankers Magazine (founded in 1901 in New York) is purchased by Willard C. Warren and George T. Lincoln.
Willard T. Warren buys out his business partner, George Lincoln, who wished to retire. Warren then forms a new company, incorporated as Warren Publications, Inc.
The following is a list of the papers in the Warren Publications Group in the early 1920s: The Bankers Magazine, The International Banking Directory, The Banking Law Journal, Banker & Tradesman, The Commercial Record, Record and Guide, American Shoemaking, Leather Manufacturer, House Furnishing Review, Fiber and Fabric, Granite, Marble and…
Due to economic hardships and dwindling advertising revenue, Warren Publishing Inc. is consolidated. As a result, struggling trade publications were jettisoned, offices were closed, and operations were streamlined.
New York operations cease and office closes.
Timothy M. Warren regains strength in publishing business after hardships of the Great Depression.
The business is reorganized, with assets dividing between Keith F. Warren and his sister, Margaret Cross. The Warren family retains Banker & Tradesman and the book publishing business. The Cross family acquires The Commercial Record and the trade publishing business. Printing operation becomes Nimrod Press in Kenmore Square, owned by Jerry Cross.
The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate hits its historical peak at 16.63%
Timothy M. Warren, Jr. spearheads the reacquisition of the Commercial Record from the International Thomson Organization.
The Warren Group enters the digital information age with the acquisition of the monthly and annual Transfer Directory.
The Warren Group sells its book publishing business to the Bank Administration Institute, setting the stage for establishing a full suite of real estate information services over the next decade.
Meeting the demand for additional events throughout the Northeast, The Warren Group establishes an Event Production Division, which by partnering with banking and lending groups across the region, produced the highly-successful New England Mortgage Expo, BankWorld, Great New England Credit Union Show, and more.
The Great Recession grips the nation, pushing the unemployment rate to a peak of 10.6% while upending the real estate and mortgage markets.
The Warren Group acquires the Registry Review, New Hampshire’s premier real estate and financial newspaper, from Real Data Corp.
Loan Originator and Mortgage MarketShare Modules launches. Almost overnight, both online tools provide to be invaluable to the mortgage and banking industries to track the performance of individual originators and lending trends.
In order to focus resources on Data Solutions, the Event Production and Custom Publications Divisions are strategically sold to American Business Media, LLC. The Warren Group’s headquarters moves to Peabody, MA.
Registry Review website launches with Editorial Content and digital real estate records in New Hampshire.
Perhaps the biggest shift in the company’s 150-year history occurs in 2019 when The Warren Group begins offering real estate and mortgage data for the entire United States. Current data sets include Property Data, Deed and Mortgage Data, Real Estate Listing Data, Foreclosure and Pre-Foreclosure Data, NMLS Loan Originator Data, HOA Data, Probate Data, and more.