Your Business Can Help Move The Philanthropic Needle In A BIG Way, Joining Forces With A Military Veteran 501(c)(3) That Literally Saves Lives!

The Heroes To Heroes Foundation Because 22 Veterans A Day Commit Suicide! Over 200 veterans at-risk for suicide, suffering with moral injury, are once again living their lives and in various stages of healing! This, after participating with the nondenominational Heroes To Heroes Foundation and it’s lifesaving mission that’s based on spirituality! HTH successfully helps […]

Beware The Phrase That ‘Stocks Are On Sale’!

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Once again stock market investors have borne witness to a significant selloff, occurring soon after equities reached record highs! So why, you may be asking yourself, is the owner of a title insurance company writing and opining about investing in any asset class other than real estate? Because, said owner needs to vent a little […]

Rising Rate Of Subprime Credit Card Delinquencies And Charge-offs…An Economic Canary In The Coal Mine?

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As a title insurance company, our business relies on a robust commercial and residential real estate market that’s being spurred on by a strong consumer! A consumer who’s confident about the country’s (and their own) economic prospects! Certainly, we have seen good recent economic growth as measured by GDP, but post-tax cut have we already seen […]

Real Estate, Title Insurance And A Reduced Stress Journey!

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A commercial or residential real estate attorney in New York focused on transactional work, understands the pressure of bringing a deal from contract signing to the exchanging of keys at the closing table! This process of getting from Point A to the finish line can be fraught with obstacles and stumbling blocks, any one of which having the […]

Homebuying Tips And Overcoming Stress!

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Or, at the very least, trying to minimize the stress as much as possible! For anyone who has bought or sold a home, attempted to buy or sell a home or maybe just thought about doing one or the other or both, in many ways the process can be overwhelming on both an emotional as […]

The 2018 Midterm Elections: What The Outcome Could Mean For The Residential Real Estate Market!

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Seldom has a midterm election conjured up the level of anticipation, angst, and uncertainty that the 2018 edition has, including for the nations real estate market! Politicians and pundits alike are speculating about Blue Waves and Red Waves along with the potential ramifications of each, both real and imagined, that may or may not occur. Real estate […]

Corporate Giving? Consider The Heroes To Heroes Foundation (Video)

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Depending on a company’s size and philosophy of its management, the process of vetting a charity and then becoming involved with them in some way can be a difficult process to wade through! One issue facing firms when trying to choose the who, what and where concerning the charity that they will spend time and potentially […]

The Ghost Cities Of China: If You Build Them, Will People Actually Come? (Video)

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The theory, particularly if you’re in the upper reaches of China’s government, is that at some point people will inhabit these vast expanses of infrastructure and housing that exist in ghost cities across China! This is anticipated if, as expected, the population of China steadily moves from the country’s hinterlands to its cities! Back in 2014, a […]

Trying To Sell Your Home? 20 Tips To Help Improve Your Chances! (Infographic)

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A recent article at the Hallmark Abstract Service website examined just how well the residential real estate market is acting relative to existing economic conditions! The finding in the article, ‘Why Is The Residential Real Estate Market Underperforming Its Potential?‘, is that in fact, it is not doing as well as perhaps it should be. […]

Why Is The Residential Real Estate Market Under-performing Its Potential?

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Is it a good time to buy a home? A good time to sell? Time to sit on your hands and do nothing? Looking at simple statistics such as new home sales, existing homes sales, and housing starts may not tell the entire story or provide any real insight! So is there a metric that […]