Tag Archives: real estate attorney

It Doesn’t Take A Rocket To Get To The Top

When homebuyers are making what may be the largest financial decision of their lives, having a team of expert professionals around them during the process is critical! These include a real estate attorney, real estate agent, home inspector and of course, title insurance company to name just a few. But what about a mortgage expert […]

Have You Been Carefully Checking Your Credit Card Bill?

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If you’re like most people, when your credit card statement arrives in the mail you check each item carefully to make sure that there are no errors and that you’re not being overcharged! And rightfully so, as no one wants to pay more than they are supposed to be paying! In much the same way when […]

Are So-Called ‘Commodity Products’ Really All Created Equal?

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For those of us whose business involves providing products or services that some may consider to be the same regardless of who it’s purchased from, is this actually the case? For example are all transactional real estate attorney’s the same because, after all, at the end of the day a deal will typically close? How about […]

Reverse Mortgage Legislation, Chinese Investors, Real Estate Law and more!

The six articles below run the gamut from the real estate transaction process to the best ways to lead and motivate! In between is an article that looks at the continuing appetite of investors from China for U.S. real estate assets, ways to look at your businesses marketing efforts and how the new hot Hamptons […]

Pokemon Go, Marketing And Real Estate (Video)

With large numbers of people now all-consumed players of the game Pokemon Go, is there a niche within the marketing plans of real estate related companies where an attempt can be made to try and capitalize from the craze? Perhaps but, first and foremost, if you’re anything like me you might be asking yourself what exactly Pokemon Go is? This video provides […]

New York Title Insurance: Always Compare Apples To Apples!

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For someone in New York buying a home, commercial property or who may be refinancing a mortgage, all title insurance is NOT created equal! As a quick primer title insurance is backward looking, purchased for the purpose of protecting owners of real property and the lender that may have provided financing. Title insurance ensures the fact that when a buyer/mortgage refinancer closes, […]

How Do YOU Differentiate Your Company From The Competition? Five Great Tips!

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Differentiation, standing out from the crowd, setting yourself apart, USP or unique selling proposition! These terms identify the goal for any company large or small which is to show the buying public why its product is superior to what seems to be a similar product being offered by the competition. In some instances this differentiation is […]

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar On May 21st In Rockville Centre, Long Island!

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If You’re Thinking About Buying Your First Home… Would you, or maybe someone you know, like to attend a short seminar where in one location you can meet all of the professionals who are involved in the process of buying a home, learn from them about some of the potential pitfalls along with the ways […]

Should A Title Insurance Provider Bother With Branding?

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In title insurance, a business where client acquisition is typically based on relationships and referrals and not on impulse buying or online shopping, is any expense incurred trying to ‘brand’ a firm actually worth it? At Hallmark Abstract Service we think that it is! This is because it’s our desire to try and differentiate and highlight the […]

Nassau County Technology Blues – The Public Versus The Private Sector!

Nassau County, New York’s computer system upgrade and transition snags pose significant issues for real estate professionals! Public Versus Private Sector Before discussing the Nassau County-specific technology integration issue, imagine for a second that your private sector business began an upgrade and/or transition within its technology infrastructure and, for one reason or another, the project went horribly wrong […]