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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, https://areyouwondering.buzzsprout.com/. If after listening to the episode you would like to get in touch with Noreen, use the link to her […]

The Disappearing New York City Jewish Deli?

Looking for a great hot pastrami sandwich? If you’re in New York City, it’s getting tougher to find! _______________________ What’s Going On With New York City’s Jewish Delis? Long a destination for great Jewish food, these treasures of NYC have been slowly and steadily disappearing from the scene. Back in 2016, the Hallmark Abstract Service […]

Covid and Workplace Violence? Real Estate, Law, Corporate, Schools, Healthcare? Nip It In The Bud!

Covid, Vaccines, Masks, Back to the Workplace and the Potential For Workplace Violence! While we may not want to focus on it, should business, education and hospital/healthcare leaders at the very least be thinking about it? Learn how to nip it in the bud. Get the details at the link below about the Hallmark Abstract […]

Title Insurance And Havoc In The New York Real Estate Market?

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December 19, 2017: After Regulation 208 Went Into Effect On December 18th, The Following Day NYSDFS Issued A Stay Expiring February 2, 2018 That Will Allow One Specific Activity Eradicated By The Regulation To Continue… Candidly, of all the new directives in Regulation 208 that will impact title companies, a stay on this specific one is […]

Morning Thoughts: Giving Up To Achieve Success

  Courtesy of JASB Management, some excellent points about achieving success to consider for business and for life. Sometimes, you have to give up to get ahead! 25 Simple Things to Give Up If You Want to Succeed 1. Trying to be perfect. Perfectionism sets us up for failure. It’s not a quest for the […]

Some Famous Golf Quotes!

It’s early January so therefore, on the East Coast of the United States, that can only mean two things! Number one is that the majority of people are counting the days until Spring while enduring the cold, wind and snow. And, number two, the masochists who play golf are thinking it’s just a couple of months […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Topics To Avoid!

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In four short days families all over the United States will be gathering to give thanks over a delicious meal that will typically include turkey and all of the trimmings! But while this day of togetherness celebrates the joy of family and friends, this year in particular the conversation taking place around the dinner table will […]

Heroes To Heroes Foundation: An Overview

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Heroes To Heroes Foundation: Help Stop US Combat Veteran Suicide! What Heroes To Heroes Is All About… 1) Successfully helps combat veterans suffering with PTSD, moral injury and TBI through spirituality and peer support achieved in conjunction with journey’s to Israel that includes IDF participation (non-denominational), 2) Those veterans vetted and accepted to participate have […]

Renting A NYC Apartment: You’ve Got The Income But Not The Cash!

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Yet Another Financial Hurdle In The Process Of Renting An Apartment In NYC! Congratulations! You found an apartment with a monthly rent you can afford and only had to make a few sacrifices to get there. It’s not exactly in the right neighborhood, needs a little work, doesn’t offer all of the amenities on your wish list and […]