Category Archives: Title Insurance New York

Oy Vey! Is VUI-202012/01 On Its Way From The U.K. To America?

Are Virtual Real Estate Closings (and empty closing tables) in New York On Their Way Back? Summary: New York hopefully never gets there (shutdown) due to the new coronavirus strain in the U.K., but if we do Hallmark Abstract Service is ready! The new even more contagious coronavirus variant may/could result in new shutdowns across New […]

Caveat Emptor When Buying Homeowners Insurance (and Title Insurance too)!

Insurance To Protect Your Home: Educate, Educate, Educate! Whether you currently own a home or will become a homeowner in the near future, more likely than not (and 100% if you have a mortgage) a homeowners insurance policy will be purchased to protect against the damage that can be inflicted by such risks as flood, […]

Conflict of Interest? ‘The Fine Line Between Bank Attorneys and Title Companies’ by Michael Romer, Esq.

Follow Hallmark Abstract Service on social media The Hallmark Abstract Service Approach to New York Title Insurance: To name just two we possess no conflicts of interest (i.e. affiliated business arrangements) and maintain a laser focus on protecting the interests of our real estate purchasing clients! Those two items, among the many other ways we differentiate our […]

A Hallmark Abstract Service Thanksgiving Turkey Story: Epilogue!

On Thanksgiving Hallmark Abstract Service provided a twist on an old riddle, ‘Why did the chicken cross the road?’ A Hallmark Abstract Service Thanksgiving Turkey Story: Epilogue! So Why Did the Turkey Cross the Road? One reason, obviously, was trying to get away from the chef with the knife and fork, actually a bit of […]

Black Friday For Title Insurance?

Title Insurance, Don

In New York Real Estate, It’s Black Friday 24/7/365! If you could save $500-$1,000 or more on the title insurance for your New York transaction, why wouldn’t you? And if you use Hallmark Abstract Service, you’ll be saving money on the non-title insurance premium fees with a title insurance provider that… – Has never had […]

Hallmark Abstract Service CEO Michael Haltman Interviewed on The Debbie Nigro Show!

Debbie Nigro, Host Of The Debbie Nigro Show, Interviews Hallmark Abstract Service CEO Michael Haltman! Knowledge Is Power! When Debbie Nigro, a 3-time winner of Best Nationally Syndicated Radio Talk Show of the Year, called and asked if Michael would be interested in being interviewed about the new and free technology his title insurance firm was offering to clients […]

New York Real Estate Attorneys: Differentiate Your Practice Even More With Hallmark Abstract’s Incredible Technology (that’s also free)!

As an attorney who works with residential real estate clients in New York State, how can you add even more value to their experience with your firm? In other words what differentiating ‘value adds’ do you offer that help to set you apart from your peers and drive testimonials and referrals at the same time? Sometimes this can […]

Nassau County Real Estate Tax Mystery: Case of the Disappearing Class One Reassessment!

Nassau County Class One Reassessment I received a call from a client yesterday asking if I was aware of, or knew the implication of, a new entry appearing in the General and School Taxes section of LandRecord Lookup for Nassau County. I was not I said, and initially pulled-up the random property pictured to see […]

OneTitle Liquidation…NEVER Be Penny Wise And Pound Foolish With Title Insurance!

Pennywise and pound foolish

OneTitle National Guaranty Placed in Liquidation! When Hallmark Abstract Service speaks to homebuyers, real estate agents, mortgage brokers and real estate attorneys, one of the key points that we stress is that the underwriter being used for the title insurance policy is critical, and needs to be one of the strongest and best capitalized available. […]

With the Supreme Court in the headlines, the right to choose takes center stage!

  The Supreme Court and the nomination, now confirmation, of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice of the United States highest court, has been in focus for many weeks! In New York State the right to choose is a topic that’s in the forefront of everyone’s mind, and at Hallmark Abstract Service […]