The NYC and Long Island Real Estate Industry Needs Coronavirus Phase 2 In Order To Function! But…

real estate and coronavirus Phase Two

Long Island is going Phase 1 tomorrow, but what about New York City? In order to return to any semblance of normalcy, the real estate industry in the New York City/Long Island/Westchester region is anxiously waiting for Phase 2 of the coronavirus economy reopening to be implemented! So c’mon Phase 1 because, as the players and […]

New York Bridges Over Troubled Real Estate Waters!

Bridges Over Troubled NYC Real Estate Waters

The real estate industry in New York, severely impacted by coronavirus and facing darkness with pain all around*, has been working its way through an environment left to us by global pandemic like none ever witnessed before! In the absolute depths of the coronavirus crisis and with the New York economy basically closed, Construction projects on […]

New York Title Insurance Costs Post-Pandemic (and now) – They CAN Be Mitigated!

Mitigation – Post-pandemic, and long after the term quarantine is nothing but a bad memory, mitigation will go back to its original meaning of ‘reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something’! And at that point the mitigation of virus spread will hopefully be nothing but a bad and sad memory! So if that’s the case, […]

Post-Pandemic Homebuyers – Choose The Members Of Your Real Estate Team Carefully!

Professionals on your real estate team!

Whether renting a New York City apartment, or you’re living and paying rent in one of the many suburbs or cities around New York State, when the coronavirus quarantine finally ends we will likely hear the roar of pent-up homebuyer demand being unleashed! On-the-other-hand, perhaps you already own an apartment or house that you call home. […]

A Look To The Post-Corononavirus Future: ‘Don’t Give Up. Don’t Ever Give Up!’

What does the future hold?

Picking Ourselves Up By The Bootstraps, And Focusing On The Future! We Have Been Here Before! I was watching television the other day, when a story came on that inspired me to want to write about the current situation that most Americans currently find themselves in. Month-long quarantine with business activity spotty at best. Those […]

A $20 Donation To This Heroes To Heroes Foundation Fundraiser Will Help Save A Combat Veteran At Serious Risk For Death By Suicide!

Baptism in the Jordan River

The Heroes To Heroes Foundation First, we SALUTE the American heroes working in our hospitals and saving lives at great risk to themselves, and who are always in our thoughts! But, at the same time, we cannot forget those American heroes who served their country in war, and who came home suffering with the invisible wound of […]

Mortgage Loan Forbearance – ‘The Mortgage Market Improves, But the War Rages On’ – Warren Goldberg

Coronavirus finances in a vice

  The Potential Unintended Consequences of a Blanket 12-Month Moratorium (Forbearance) on Mortgage Payments, Due to Economic Hardship Caused by Coronavirus! There is no question that a great many Americans are being economically damaged, in a big way, by the government mandated shutdown of the U.S. economy due to pandemic. And yet, we can observe […]

New York Real Estate Closings – Virtual is a Reality!

Virtually Close Your New York Real Estate Transactions (with virtual notarizations)! Residential and Commercial Real Estate Closings WITH Virtual Notarizations, Can Now Occur in New York Through May 7, 2020! During these very difficult times, thanks to the Executive Order (EO) signed by Governor Cuomo legalizing virtual notarization’s, real estate closings and mortgage refinances in […]

Downstate New York State County Clerk Real Estate Recording and Continuation Information (Chart)/As of April 1, 2020

Downstate New York County Clerk Recoding and Continuation Information At Hallmark Abstract Service we are committed to providing you with up-to-date information, resources and solutions to get through these difficult times vis a vis real estate transactions and the subsequent recording of documents. Nassau County, Suffolk County and New York City (other than Staten Island) are available for the […]

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 […]