Tag Archives: closing costs

Home Loan Toolkit: Everything You Need To Know!

Whether you have bought and financed a home in the past or you are about to embark on your first experience, the Home Loan Toolkit provided courtesy of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will serve to be an invaluable tool and resource! If for some reason the Home Loan Toolkit does not load correctly […]

Real Estate: The CEMA And How It Can Potentially Save You Money!

Everything you always wanted to know about the CEMA (Consolidation Extension and Modification Agreement) but may not have known to ask! While commonly used in commercial real estate transactions, the CEMA or Consolidation Extension and Modification Agreement can also be used by residential real estate buyers and mortgage refinancers to save money on their closing […]

Steps to getting a mortgage!

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For anyone shopping for a new home, the prospect of qualifying for a mortgage is a key component and can often be a concern, a source of high-anxiety and a daunting task! In many areas around the country there’s a scarcity of homes for sale necessitating that potential buyers show the current owner that financing is not […]

Best home improvements if you are going to be selling! (Video)

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An article in The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel yesterday, ‘Tips for negotiating the purchase your first new home!‘, presented some tactics for first-time home buyers to use when trying to negotiate the best price with the selling home owners! But what about some strategies that the current homeowner can use to maximize the value of their house […]

HAS is pleased to announce our new underwriter, Chicago Title!

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Important Hurricane Sandy Note: Although our home office has lost power Hallmark Abstract Service is open and available for any of your title needs. We can be reached by email (orders@hallmarkabstractllc.com) or by cellphone at either 516.521.3499 or 516.521.2363.   In recognition of a job well done!   Beginning today, November 1, 2012, Hallmark Abstract […]

Is it worth shopping for title insurance in New York? You bet it is!

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When someone enters into the process of buying a house or commercial property often their focus will be on couple of specific items! The first of course will be negotiating the best price for the property. This will depend in no small part on whether the real estate market is currently favoring buyers or a […]

A tutorial on some of the potential closing costs in a real estate transaction!

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If you are buying a residential or commercial property then you are most likely aware that the cost of the property itself aren’t the only costs involved in your transaction! Title insurance, one critical piece of the transaction that is often overlooked by buyers, represents one part of the expense in closing on a property. […]