Putting Your Small Business on the Map…Literally

I was recently in a meeting where Barry Rosenblum, the owner of the Intelligent Office located in RXR Plaza, Uniondale, Long Island, was the guest speaker. He spoke about the trials and tribulations facing small businesses in today’s real estate and employment market environments. The predicament of competing with larger companies that may possess both […]

Title Insurance: 5 Things Every New York State Homebuyer Or Refinancer Of A Mortgage, Should Know!

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Typically a homebuyer will let their attorney take the lead when it comes to the title insurance portion of a purchase transaction! (Updated, January 2020) Similarly those refinancing a mortgage will do the same with their lending institution. And given that the relationship between the attorney or banker and their client is based on trust, […]

Guest Article: This Is What Seniors Should Seek in a New Home by Kent Elliot

Buying a home is never an easy decision. And issues that come along with age, such as mobility decline and dementia, can make it that much more challenging. If you are a senior in the market for a new home, pause for just a moment to consider what you truly need. A home for your […]

Mortgage Expert Insights on Business Planning Strategies, Guest Author Ben Smidt

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Mortgage loan originators, much like those of us in many professions including title insurance, will start the new year with a predominantly clean slate in terms of new orders in the pipeline. Of course it is hopefully not 100% empty, as orders will come in through December that will hopefully be closing in 2020. But […]

#GivingTuesday Opportunity To Literally Save A Military Veterans Life!

Heroes To Heroes Foundation: Spirituality and faith at the Western Wall

(Note: Hallmark Abstract Service CEO Michael Haltman serves as Board Chair of the Heroes To Heroes Foundation) If You Will Be Making A Donation For #Giving Tuesday This Year, Please Consider Saving The Life of a Military Veteran! Heroes To Heroes Foundation successfully saves combat veterans, suffering with Moral Injury, who are at serious risk for suicide […]

Breaking News About Combat Veterans And Death By Suicide!

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As readers of the Hallmark Abstract Service blog know, the firms CEO Mike Haltman serves as Board Chair for the nondenominational combat veterans 501(c)(3) Heroes To Heroes Foundation! The firm has thrown its support behind this charity based on the tragic statistic that 20 Veterans, Each And Every Day, Die By Suicide! But in addition, our dedication […]

Hallmark Abstract Service Nominated Best of Long Island, Best Title Insurance Company! Cast Your Vote Today!

Hallmark Abstract Service, Nominated Best of Long Island!

Hallmark Abstract Service, Best Title Insurance Company on Long Island! Cast Your Vote For Hallmark Abstract Service LLC in the Bethpage Federal Credit Union Best of Long Island! Voting is quick, easy, very much appreciated and you can vote once every day! Go to: https://lnkd.in/eJdUaeH Click on the Services icon On the left side of the […]

Derivatives 101: Great Financial Tool Or Sinister Financial Time Bomb? – Update

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(Note: Why is a title insurance company writing about investing and hedging tools like credit default swaps? Because the potential risk to the economy and to the financial well-being of all Americans would affect every industry and every business, title insurance included!) As a result of the travel firm Thomas Cook filing for bankruptcy a few days ago, […]

Important Information for New York State Buyers AND Sellers of Residential Real Estate Held by an LLC!

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Title Insurance Companies Have Been Mandated by an Amendment to a New York State Law, to Determine the Actual LLC Owners in ANY Residential Real Estate Transaction For Both the Buyer and the Seller, Regardless of Price or Locality! Residential real estate: One to Four Family Dwelling Summary (Courtesy of NYSLTA): New Law Requires Full Disclosure […]