Tag Archives: New York State title insurance

Buying Real Estate In New York State? Does The Title Insurance Underwriter Being Used Actually Matter?

Summary: ‘In the New York State title insurance marketplace there are many underwriter options for a policy but, at the end of the day, it is the financial strength and title insurance expertise of the underwriter being selected that should be the primary consideration for any consumer!’ Imagine for a second that you are in […]

New York State Title Insurance Industry: Is It All About Luxury Box Suites, Steakhouse Dinners And Champagne-fueled Parties?

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Headline  July 5, 2018: The New York State Title Insurance Industry Takes On Takes On The New York State Department Of Financial Services In An Article 78 Proceeding….And Wins! More than six months after NYSDFS Regulation 208 went into effect, it has been summarily annulled by the courts (an appeal of the decision by the NYSDFS is […]

Why Choose One Title Insurance Provider Over Another?

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In the seminars and CLEs that Hallmark Abstract Service participates in, a question that will often get asked is why would one choose your firm over another title insurance provider? Fair question as on the surface title insurance appears to be a commodity product and those who provide it nothing but commodity businesses. But if one were to scratch […]