“The Quill”

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July 7, 2013

July 2013 – Celebrate Freedom

As we do every year, August will be a month for celebrating your support and loyalty.  We have lined up an exciting event and would love […]
June 7, 2013

June 2013 – Looking Ahead: Real Estate Professional Appreciation Month

Every August we take the month to highlight the hard work that each paralegal, abstractor and attorney puts forth to do their jobs.  We know that […]
April 7, 2013

April 2013 – New Lien Law – Part Deux

Last month, we gave you some information about the new lien law.  At the time of the article, we did not have the new lien forms […]
March 7, 2013

March 2013 – NEW LIEN LAW

By now, many of you know that a new lien law will go into effect on April 1, 2013. We in the title insurance industry believe […]
February 7, 2013

February 2013 – A Word about Post Closing…

From time-to-time, we find issues with a file that make us pause before we issue a policy.  We hope you understand that we believe that it […]
January 7, 2013

January 2013 – Happy New Year!

Welcome back folks. We hope you all had time over the holiday break to relax and enjoy some much needed time off. 2012 was a great […]
November 4, 2012

November 2012 – Happy Thanksgiving

In the spirit of my favorite holiday, all of us at Barrister’s Title wish to express our THANKS. Knocking on wood as I type this. . […]
October 4, 2012

October 2012 – Not So Fast…..

Last month I provided a training tip regarding Estates, referencing, in particular, the usage of Open Estate Indemnity Agreements.  The implication of my “Tip” was that […]
September 4, 2012

September 2012 – Estate Indemnity Agreements

We’ve received several questions about Estate Indemnity Agreements over the past few weeks.  So many so, that I felt compelled to offer some guidance. If you […]
August 4, 2012

August 2012 – Real Estate Appreciation Month

As many of you know, every August we at Barristers Title spend the month showing our appreciation for you. . . our Customers. In the past […]
June 4, 2012

June 2012 Mechanics and Materialmen Liens – THE LATEST

Q:  What is driving Fidelity’s change in policy regarding Mechanics and Materialmen Liens? This is not a “Fidelity” issue.  Rather, it is an issue that impacts […]
April 4, 2012

April 2012 Entities

We often receive questions regarding entities, including, but not limited to, the identity of the appropriate party to execute an instrument when the buyer or seller […]
March 4, 2012

March 2012 – Change in Title Insurance Rates

By now, we are sure all of you are aware of the change in the title insurance rates in this State. We have summarized them for […]
February 4, 2012

February 2012 – Very Important Proposed Ethics Opinion

For those of you who have had lenders or real estate brokers force you to use a particular title carrier or agency, there is an interesting […]
January 4, 2012

January 2012 – RELA NC Emerging as Voice of Change

As many of you know, I am the Treasurer of this fine group (RELANC stands for Real Estate Lawyer’s Association of North Carolina).  In only its […]
November 4, 2011

November 2011- The Death of Settlement Shops in NC

The State Bar is reconsidering the Advisory Opinion that (inadvertently) gave birth to the rise of Settlement Shops in North Carolina.  Authorized Practice Advisory Opinion (APAO) […]
August 4, 2011

August 2011 – Thank You!

As many of you know, every August we at Barristers Title spend the month showing our appreciation for you. . .our Customers. We do so with […]
May 4, 2011

May 2012 Has Fidelity Lost Its (Corporate Mind)?

Many, if not all of you, have seen FNT’s recent decision to significantly change the coverage provided under policies issued by Fidelity, Chicago and Commonwealth Title […]