Tag Archives: New York homebuyers

Introducing The Hallmark Abstract Service Title Insurance Video Education Series!

For most of the 12+ years that Hallmark Abstract Service has been providing title insurance for New York State residential and commercial real estate transactions, we have been writing articles and using other means such as social media, to educate the consumer about what is often the unknown ‘commodity’ of title insurance! We have placed ‘commodity’ […]

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. […]

Attorneys (and everyone else) Leveraging LinkedIn!

Lawyer marketing techniques

For attorney’s and law firms in New York State, advertising is perfectly fine as outlined in the New York Rules of Professional Conduct! However, certain additions and disclosures are required to be made! New York Rules of Professional Conduct at Rule 7.1 through Rule 7.5 ‘explain what information is prohibited, what information is permissible, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

3 Often Overlooked Expenses in Home Ownership

3 Often Overlooked Expenses in Home Ownership Perhaps your family has outgrown the small apartment you’re currently renting, or maybe you want to expand your already thriving collection of vacation properties. Whatever your reason might be for purchasing a new home, it’s important to ready your bank accounts for this major undertaking. Recent months have […]

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 […]

New York Title Insurance IS NOT All The Same!

Register For The Free Hallmark Abstract Service App at the Link Below and Calculate Closing Costs, and Much More, Before You Even Put a Bid On Your New York Dream Home!  New York Title Insurance Bill On Demand, Online or On Your Phone (click here to Register) The Residential Real Estate Closing Table! The day has arrived and, […]

The Hallmark Abstract Service Title Bill App Is Free, Live, And The Reviews Have Been Phenomenal!

For New York Homebuyers and Real Estate Professionals (Attorney, RE Agent, Mortgage Broker), Knowledge is Power and Information is King! Hallmark Abstract Service Can Now Provide You With That Knowledge With The HAS Title Bill App (example below)! The HAS App is Designed to give attorneys, real estate agents, mortgage brokers and homebuyers in New York […]