Tag Archives: Long Island real estate

Title Insurance: DON’T Be Penny-Wise And Dollar Foolish! (Scenario)

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Remember, Always Do An Apples To Apples Comparison When Purchasing Title Insurance! In the past we have discussed that it’s critical when choosing your title insurance provider, that you make sure you are making the decision between firms on an apples to apples basis. What exactly does that mean? After all aren’t all title insurance underwriters and title […]

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 […]

Save The Date! Long Island Real Estate Expo On Saturday, April 23, 2016!

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Hallmark Abstract Service Is Looking Forward To Exhibiting At: The Long Island Real Estate Expo When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 Where: The Long Island Marriott, 101 James Doolittle Blvd., Uniondale, New York Time: 10:30AM until 4:00PM Special Guest: Luis D. Ortiz From The Bravo Show “Million Dollar Listing New York.” Where Do You Register To Attend: https://lnkd.in/enM-arQ Michael Haltman is […]

Is High-End Real Estate Getting Soft?

The answer to the question will depend on the location of the home but, some anecdotal evidence is pointing to an answer of yes! Anyone who knows about real estate knows that the three most important factors concerning the attractiveness of a property are location, location and location! For high-end markets like the one in New […]

The Name Of Your Street Could Make Or Cost You Money!

If you ask Shakespeare’s Juliet she would tell you that there’s not that much to a name and that in fact, ‘That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” But if instead we were speaking about a street name it appears that the ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ name could add […]

Long Island is the nation’s hottest real estate market! (Chart)

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According to a study conducted by Pro Teck Valuations Services using a combination of metrics including foreclosure sales and available housing inventory, the real estate market on Long Island is the hottest in the nation! While this news may bode well for home sellers on Long Island, the eager real estate buyers in some other […]

Bitcoin and real estate transactions! (Video)

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Very few real estate transactions are currently funded through Bitcoin and a limited number of firms currently honor it as currency, but… As Bitcoin continues to gain the confidence of the marketplace as a viable and reliable form of money,  it seems destined to move closer to the mainstream of business! But first and potentially […]

Tips for negotiating the purchase your first new home!

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The purchase of a new home, particularly your first, can be a daunting and intimidating process! For most if not all of us the purchase of a home will represent the largest expenditure of money at one time that we have ever made by a factor of many times. In addition to the money spent, […]

Technology is the new normal whether you are buying or selling real estate!

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Technology has become a key component for buyers and sellers of real estate, particularly in the residential marketplace! For those of us who are old enough to remember the days of scouring the Sunday newspaper classifieds for the ‘homes for sale’ in towns we were interested in, and yet young enough to have seen the […]

Welcome to our new home!

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  Welcome to the new home of both the Hallmark Abstract Service website and The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel! If you would like to receive email notification whenever a new article is written please click on the Follow Tab in the bottom right-hand corner of the page to subscribe! Some recent articles include: The ultimate in […]