The Quill – June 2017

Quill Tip I am going to give you all some advice this month that will stand out in the fact that it is unlike any other tip I have given you before.  It’s not “real estate related” at least not in a traditional sense, but it may be the best advice I...

The Quill – May 2017

Quill Tip e-Recordings The author William Gibson is attributed to the following quote, “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.”  He must have been talking about e-Recordings.  We are fortunate enough to have customers...

The Quill – April 2017

Quill Tip Lien Waivers We understand that Lien Waivers can be a little tricky these days.  What used to be fairly simple has become much, much more complicated.  It used to be that you had three options, Form 1, Form 2 or Form 3 (and Form 3 was rarely used).  Now we...

The Quill – March 2017

Quill Tip Emailing FTO’s As you know, we are all under the gun to issue the lender its loan policy within the guidelines established by ALTA’s Best Practices.  That means you all have to turn the final title opinion and premium around and we have to issue...

The Quill – February 2017

Quill Tip Marital Status Here is the Quill Tip of the month in a nutshell: Include both the Grantor’s and the Grantee’s marital status on the Deed.  If the parties are married, list them as spouses.  If a party to the Deed is unmarried, indicate that they...

The Quill – January 2017

Quill Tip Here’s my tip this month – Buckle Up. Industry insiders expect 2017 to be another robust year for those in the real estate field. Since the first two months of the year tend to be a bit slower, we all have that much time to get our respective...