Tag Archives: real estate transactions

Pokemon Go, Marketing And Real Estate (Video)

With large numbers of people now all-consumed players of the game Pokemon Go, is there a niche within the marketing plans of real estate related companies where an attempt can be made to try and capitalize from the craze? Perhaps but, first and foremost, if you’re anything like me you might be asking yourself what exactly Pokemon Go is? This video provides […]

To What Lengths Will Hallmark Abstract Service Go For Clients? (Video)

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This photo is a portrayal of just how far that is! In other words if there is ever an instance where an attorney, property owner, property buyer, mortgage bank or anyone else find themselves in the midst of a title insurance related emergency, Hallmark Abstract Service will scale or descend from any height necessary to help! The truth is, however, […]

2016 Real Estate Market Forecast (Infographic)

How do title insurance agents view the prospects for real estate in 2016? A survey conducted by First American, one of the major title insurance underwriters, reveals the thoughts and prognostications of those businesses that are in the trenches of real estate transactions namely title agents. What This Infographic of The Real Estate Sentiment Index […]

Feds To Track High-End, All-Cash Real Estate Transactions In Manhattan And Miami!

The US Treasury Departments Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to begin tracking high-end real estate sales! FinCEN Takes Aim at Real Estate Secrecy in Manhattan and Miami “Geographic Targeting Orders” Require Identification for High–End Cash Buyers WASHINGTON – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTO) that will temporarily require certain U.S. […]

Title Insurance: Why You Should Purchase An Owner’s Policy

Imagine that you’re buying a home and the question of whether or not to purchase an owner’s title insurance policy is raised! If you’re getting a mortgage to finance a portion of your transaction then your lender will require a title insurance policy to protect their investment. And while you as the buyer have the option of […]

Preventing Real Estate Fraud!

For anyone or any company involved with real estate transactions, there is a scheme making the rounds that you need to be aware of! This warning comes by way of Old Republic Title… We would like to alert you to a fraud scheme that could result in the theft of money from you or your […]

Hallmark Abstract Service Nominated Best Title Agency – 2015 NY Law Journal Reader Rankings!

2015 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings! Casting Your Vote: Click Here For Details It is with great pride and pleasure that I have the opportunity to announce that Hallmark Abstract Service has been nominated in the category Best Title Agency in the 2015 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings! Having been nominated now for the 3rd […]

Title Insurance: Some Basic Facts!

Title Insurance: Protects the property owner from an undiscovered issue THAT HAS HAPPENED IN THE PAST where most other insurance lines protect the purchaser from some future event! If you are financing a home or refinancing an existing mortgage the lender will require a title policy, known as the Loan Policy, to protect the collateral securing the […]

IRS ruling deals another blow to Bitcoin as a mainstream currency!

Follow @Hallmark Abstract Service The trials and tribulations of the cyber-currency Bitcoin have been documented here over the past few months including doubt that this alternative payment system would catch-on in the world of real estate! On February 11, 2014, in the wake of the restrictions placed on Bitcoin account withdrawals at exchange Mt. Gox […]

Americans and Bitcoin: Survey says…

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For those who have been following the Bitcoin saga, the Q&A concerning the viability of this sovereign-currency alternative depends in no small measure on the belief of the general public in its value, reliability and long-term potential as a payment system! Let’s take a look back at two recent articles published here that at first […]