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The Quill – July 2018

THE QUILL ARTICLE: Blockchain: What is it and why should I care? Let me start out by saying that I am not an expert at this stuff. I am not sure I even understand it. But it’s important because some people think that Blockchain technology can be used to...

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The Quill – June 2018

THE QUILL TIP: My tip this month is a little off the beaten path. Here it is. . .ready for it. . .Watch the World Cup. We Americans love our team sports. We invented baseball, football and basketball. Baseball is our “National Pastime” and football has...

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The Quill – May 2018

THE QUILL TIP: Second Mortgage Payoffs In the past few weeks, we have been informed of two claims involving second mortgages that did not get properly paid off at closing. This topic was the subject of one of our articles a few months ago. Click HERE to...

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The Quill – April 2018

ARTICLE: Partnerships Partnerships At one time, Partnerships were a preferred entity for holding real property. When the limited liability company laws were created, LLC’s became the norm and Partnerships generally fell out of favor. Notwithstanding that,...

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Partnerships

Partnerships At one time, Partnerships were a preferred entity for holding real property. When the limited liability company laws were created, LLC’s became the norm and Partnerships generally fell out of favor. Notwithstanding that, on occasion, you may have a...

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The Quill – March 2018

ARTICLE: e-Closings At the risk of creating some anxiety, I am tackling a subject this month that is less relevant today than it will be in the near future. e-Closings are a source of anxiety, fear and consternation for us real estate practitioners. It...

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e-Closings

At the risk of creating some anxiety, I am tackling a subject this month that is less relevant today than it will be in the near future.  e-Closings are a source of anxiety, fear and consternation for us real estate practitioners.  It represents a significant change...

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2018 March Madness Bracket

March Madness is here! Download your 2018 March Madness Bracket and fill it out. Once you are done send it over to summer@barristerstitle.com or Fax it to 704-799-6583. If you are having issued downloading the bracket, click the Final Four image above....

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The Quill – February 2018

Coming Soon... We're excited to announce that The Quill will be getting a much needed makeover! We want to serve you as best we can and if you have any topics for the monthly article that you would like us to cover please let us know! Also, we want to know what you...

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Wire Fraud

By now, we should all be aware that our industry is under attack by cyber thieves.  All of you should have procedures in place to prevent cyber thieves from stealing funds related to your closings.  Some of the best practices we have seen include: Obtaining the wiring...

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