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High-Priced Title Insurance Cost New York State Real Estate Buyers $155.3 Million in Unnecessary Premiums and Fees in 2015, According to New Study

OneTitle National Guaranty Company, Inc. (www.onetitle.com) today released a new report showing that buyers of New York State real estate – including homebuyers, investors and others – spent an estimated $155.3 million in excess title insurance premiums and related fees in 2015. The analysis shows...

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...

Upcoming February CLE Series

Join the OneTitle Real Estate CLE series: Wednesday, February 18th at noon: Detecting Fraud in New York Real Estate Transactions Friday, February 20th at noon: Getting to Closing: Overcoming Obstacles Within the Real Estate Transaction Wednesday, February 25th at noon: Ethical Considerations in New York...