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2022 National Association of REALTORS® Survey of Homebuyers!

2022 National Association of REALTORS® Survey of Homebuyers! For homebuyers, much of 2022 was a frustrating time of limited inventory and sky-high prices, where the sellers controlled much of the narrative. The scenario changed later in the year, and although a lack of inventory still prevailed, pricing power moved more to the buyer as an almost doubling […]

Recession? History Says…

Recession: Are past results useful indicators of future performance? Consider A Recessions Length When Compared to the ‘Real Rates’ of Bonds on the Day the Treasury Yield Curve Inverts… The current scenario does not bode well for the U.S. economy! (Note: – An inverted yield curve exists when longer-term interest rates are lower than near-term […]

Election Day, November 8, 2022! What’s Your Plan?

Election Day November 8, 2022…A Hallmark Abstract Service Poll The question asked is whether you plan on casting your vote in the midterm elections on or before November 8th? Voting is considered a right and responsibility, as it provides the opportunity to vote for leaders who we feel will best represent our ideas and interests. […]

How Is Inflation Impacting Your Life?

Are Rising Prices Forcing Tough Decisions? You don’t need this email to tell you that rising prices in all aspects of the economy creates great difficulties for many consumers! We hear horror stories all of the time about decisions needing to be made about what to buy and what can be done without. At the […]

Recession Yes, No or Maybe? Survey Says…

The people have spoken In A Hallmark Abstract Service Economic Poll That Asked… Are we in recession, heading towards recession or will avoid recession? President Biden said: There is the potential for a slight recession, but he doesn’t think there will be one. And, remember this old saying? Recession: When your neighbor loses their job!Depression: […]

Suffolk County, NY Victim of a Cybersecurity Shut Down!

Suffolk County Is Down! 12 days! Computer access at Suffolk County, New York has been down for 12 days. But is Suffolk County merely the tip of the cyber intrusion iceberg? This may come as a surprise to some, but for those living or with an interest in Suffolk County, and who are in urgent […]

Opinion: Title insurance is vital to protecting the American dream

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This article that appears in HousingWire, written by Westcor Land Title Insurance Company President and CEO Mary O’Donnell, explores the critical importance of title insurance to protect what may likely be the homebuyers greatest financial commitment of their life to-date! ‘Opinion: Title insurance is vital to protecting the American dream‘ As someone who spent a […]

Do You Ever Wonder About Living With Deadly Food Allergies? with Host Hallmark Abstract Service CEO Mike Haltman

Do You Ever Wonder? with your Host, Mike Haltman In this episode we welcome our special guest, Noreen Okarter, eating and living with deadly food allergies expert and founder of the firm Food Sitch! Listen here, If after listening to the episode you would like to get in touch with Noreen, use the link to her […]