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Editorial: Blame Albany for gouging homebuyers

The Buffalo News. News Editorial Board.

It’s one of those stories that is easy to pass over: the costs of title insurance in New York. But it described a practice that costs New York homebuyers hundreds of dollars in extra closing costs and, in some cases, thousands of dollars. Albany allows it...

Legislature Moving to Gut Curbs on Title Insurance Costs

Habitat Magazine.

For the time being, New York homebuyers’ closing costs will not include the cost of Madison Square Garden tickets, trips to strip clubs, or even the price of a humble cup of coffee. New regulations to curtail fees charged by title insurers have gone into effect...

OneTitle joins forces with Sovereign Title

myCentralJersey.com

NEW YORK – OneTitle National Guaranty Company, Inc. and Sovereign Title Agency, LLC, announced a strategic partnership that will provide a very high level of customer service and underwriting expertise to residential and commercial title insurance customers in New York and New Jersey. This unique...

OneTitle Joins Forces with Sovereign Title in Expansion Encompassing New Jersey and New York State

Press Release

OneTitle and Sovereign Clients Now Have Access to High-quality Customer Service and Specialized Real Estate Experience in both New York and New Jersey Thanks to New Strategic Partnership NEW YORK – January 16, 2018 – OneTitle National Guaranty Company, Inc. and Sovereign Title Agency, LLC, announced...

Nazi-Era Restrictions Still Block Long Island Home Purchases: What You Need to Know

We all love a real estate story with implications that seem too strange to be true, and we recently came across one on Long Island that has it all: serious present day real estate issues in New York rooted in World War II and Nazi-driven...

LLCs and Privacy: The end of the dance?

Limited liability companies—LLCs—are ubiquitous in New York real estate.  But a change last week is causing serious ripples in the use of LLCs: circumscribing and possibly eliminating their use as a privacy shield for real estate transactions.  This newsletter will outline the changes, potential strategies...