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Hallmark Abstract Service: Our Laser Focus Is On YOU And YOUR Real Estate Transactions Success!

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In Every Transaction Hallmark Abstract Serves Two Major Constituencies, While Focusing On One Overriding Mission! The overriding mission and laser-focus of Hallmark Abstract Service when entrusted with the title insurance portion of a residential or commercial real estate transaction, is very simple… Ensuring that the buyer will never have an issue with a third party […]

Some Caveats If You’re Thinking About Buying A Multi-Family Property!

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Income producing multi-family property has a certain allure for investors looking to diversify their portfolio into real estate! And why not, as on the 1st of each and every month the owner will receive cash flow from the building’s residents who will seek them out to hand over their rent check! One would hope! This type […]

Title Insurance, Consumer Protection And Beating A Dead Horse!

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Over the years Hallmark Abstract Service has strived to educate the real estate buying community in New York about what they need to know about the title insurance they will be purchasing in the course of their commercial or residential transaction!  The firm has written many articles that stress some of the critical title insurance issues that they, […]

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 […]

Equifax Redux As Additional NPI Leaks Are Discovered!

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In the midst of national weather disasters tragically now coupled with the mass murder in Las Vegas, the Equifax data breach story has been placed on the back-burner! But, is that where it belongs? Applying For A Mortgage, Some Other Type of Credit Or Maybe Something As Basic As Searching For A Job? For the tens of millions […]

Information For NON-Real Estate Focused Attorney’s In New York…

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  … Who have been asked to represent the buyer in a real estate transaction! Imagine that you’re an attorney in New York with a focus and concentration on matters that have NOTHING to do with transactional residential or commercial real estate! Whether it’s trust & estates, matrimonial, bankruptcy or one of the other specialties […]

Hallmark Abstract Service Is Pleased To Announce Our New York City Address

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In order to better fulfill our commitment to serve our clients title insurance needs, it was critical for Hallmark Abstract Service to grow its footprint within the five boroughs of New York City! With that in mind, as of February 1, 2017, we are pleased to announce our New York City address below. Same laser focus on protecting our […]

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 […]

TITLE INSURANCE PREMIUMS AND THE ‘OTHER’ FEES

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For anyone who has been involved in a real estate transaction as the buyer, buyers attorney or mortgage provider you know that title insurance is a key component in the process! As such the title insurance provider that you choose is critically important for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is clearing […]