Tag Archives: Real Property

Do’s And Don’ts: Telling A Client Bad News!

While there’s nothing better than telling a client great news, conversely, the bad news contact can be one that’s extremely difficult to initiate! As a result, sometimes we are tempted to take the easy way out! In residential real estate, some examples of the disappointing news that may have to be conveyed includes… The sellers rejected the offer […]

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 […]

Be Our Guest For A 2-Credit Ethics CLE On Long Island, March 31, 2015

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We Look Forward To Seeing You There! Simply RSVP Using The Link In The Invitation Below Please join Thomas Kokinias, Senior Vice President at Sterling National Bank, Hallmark Abstract, and Fidelity National Title Group for a complimentary CLE Seminar and Breakfast. Ethical Issues and Transactional Pitfalls Course Description: In this seminar, we will address some practices […]

In New York State, why do you hire a title insurance agency?

While there are many functions that a title agency might offer to an attorney acting on behalf of a client or to a client directly, the primary function is generally going to be issuing a title insurance policy for a property that will ensure the owner good, clean and clear ownership! In other words that no […]

Ever have questions about the Uniform Commercial Code as it relates to mortgage notes?

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A somewhat arcane topic I know, but if you happen to have an interest then this report may be for you! I received the report titled “Report of the permanent editorial board for the Uniform Commercial Code – Application of the Uniform Commercial Code to selected issues relating to mortgage notes” the other day from a law […]