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Hallmark Abstract Service and the Long Island Fight for Charity!
Michael Haltman, President of Hallmark Abstract Service, is one of the first members of the Long Island business community to be selected to participate as one of the fighters in the 2013 Long Island Fight for Charity! The following article appeared in Long Island Newsday recapping the event on November 19, 2012 at the Long […]
Hallmark Abstract Business Performance Survey
Hallmark Abstract Service wants to know what matters to you! One of the best ways that Hallmark Abstract Service can continue to provide the highest level of service to our clients, is to find out what matters most to them. It also helps us to find out what’s critical for those attorney’s who don’t use […]
MERS and the avoidance of mortgage recording fees is the next shoe to drop
MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration System) and the avoidance of mortgage recording fees Currently MERS is dealing with a storm in the foreclosure arena over whether or not a lender was legally able to foreclose on a mortgage in MERS name. This has led the firm to issue an announcement instructing all of its members to […]
Hallmark Abstract Service is looking for a few good people!
Hallmark Abstract Service is looking for salespeople to help us expand our business While there is no question that the economy is extremely challenging right now, Hallmark Abstract Service is extremely fortunate that the growth of our title business has put us in the position to bring on new salespeople. If anyone reading this has […]
Buyers are not afraid of buying bank REO’s! (chart)
Despite the questions swirling around foreclosures, the survey says that the majority of Americans are still willing to buy Over the last few months The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel as well as the partners of Hallmark Abstract Service have tried to outline all of the issues that exist in the world of foreclosures that can potentially […]
Hallmark Abstract on the radio
Hallmark Abstract on the radio Discussion of foreclosure, robo-signing, standing, MERS and more Michael Haltman will be appearing on The Real Wealth Radio Show hosted by Kathy Fettke on 1220 KDOW in San Francisco. The show will cover some of the many issues surrounding foreclosures, and can be heard live at 1:00 PM EST by […]
What Is A Mechanics Lien?
OVERVIEW A Mechanics’ Lien is an effective remedy for contractors, subcontractors, and others involved in the construction or improvement of real estate to resolve payment problems. If a service or materials provider records a Mechanics’ Lien against the real estate being improved, the owner can not easily sell or refinance the property without first paying […]
Public Option Discussed By ALTA
Coincidently The Following Was Put Out By ALTA New York Legislative Bill Overlooks Necessary Business Costs in Public-Option for Land Title Insurance Proposal November 9, 2009 The American Land Title Association contended that hasty efforts in New York to create a government-run title insurer and displace the private sector in the real estate closing process […]