Category Archives: New York Title Insurance

Guest Author: Title Insurance: Determining an Insured’s Loss and Calculating the Damages, Adam Leitman Bailey

Title Insurance: An often misunderstood, and potentially not understood at all, product purchased by buyers of residential and commercial property in New York that will protect them in what very well could be the largest financial transaction of their lives! The short explanation is that title insurance is ensuring that the buyer of property is […]

What Is Title Insurance, and How Much Does Title Insurance Cost? (Guest Author)

The article below, written by Audrey Ference at Realtor.com, provides an exhaustive and easily understood look at what title insurance is, why you need it, some of the basic types of policies a homebuyer might buy and more! Of course, some aspects of title insurance will vary from state to state including the cost of a policy. […]

United Van Lines Study – Why are so many people moving out of New York State?

United Van Lines releases its annual study documenting where, why and in what numbers Americans are moving! One overriding reason for moving in 2020 of course had to do with Covid-19, as concerns over big city density drove many to find less-dense locales in which to live. But, for a state like New York, cost of […]

The Hallmark Abstract Service Edge…

Real estate businesses and law firms need to take the steps that are available now, in order to escape the coronavirus penalty box early! Pandemic has ravaged the world, and many businesses have become mired in a struggle for simple survival! For others survival isn’t the question, but their businesses have and remain in a […]

You Won The Battle In The Bidding War For Your New York Home…

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Don’t lose the war by paying too much for your title insurance! CONGRATULATIONS! You just bought the New York home of your dreams! Unfortunately, you paid more than you wanted to. DON’T compound the issue by paying too much for your title insurance! Title insurance is not all the same and the cost to buy […]

Buying A $10MM Home In New York? Don’t Read This!

Just kidding, because ALL homebuyers in New York should be aware of some very important factors when it comes to the title insurance that they will purchasing for their new home! Number 1 is that title insurance is not a commodity product and, in fact, significant differences do exist between providers. Number 2 is that you have […]

Stop Property Thieves From Stealing Your Home in New York City, Nassau County or Suffolk County…For Free!

No-Cost Alternative for Avoiding Home Title Fraud in New York City, Nassau County or Suffolk County! You’ve seen or heard the commercials, possibly narrated by Bill O’Reilly, that extol the need to pay about $15 a month to protect your home from fraudsters who are out to put their name on your deed, steal your […]

Stop Property Thieves From Stealing Your Home in New York City, Nassau County or Suffolk County…For Free!

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You’ve seen or heard the commercials, possibly narrated by Bill O’Reilly, that extol the need to pay about $15 a month to protect your home from fraudsters who are out to put their name on your deed, steal your home and leave you with nothing! Or they say that perhaps a mortgage will be obtained […]

Coronavirus Be Damned, In Real Estate The Show Must Go On!

Coronavirus Be Damned, In Real Estate The Show Must Go On! When it comes to residential and commercial real estate transactions in New York, coronavirus or not the deals need to close! When it comes to the title insurance portion of the deal and beyond, Hallmark Abstract Service is successfully helping its clients choreograph closings […]

Title Insurance: What Do You Know About The Underwriter Protecting Your Investment? (New York)

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When a buyer purchases residential or commercial real estate in New York, or is refinancing an existing mortgage, they will be acquiring title insurance along with it*! While title insurance will be protecting the owner against financial loss for what is likely their most valuable asset by ensuring that they have good and clear title to the property, […]