Category Archives: county recording fees


SERS not MERS! If you have been a reader of The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel then by now you are aware of MERS and the controversy that surrounds it. The Mortgage Electronic Recording System has been at the heart of questionable foreclosures due to standing issues, as well as for having aided in the avoidance of […]

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 […]