"The Quill"

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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The Quill – January 2018

Quill Tip This month's tip is for anyone who hasn't already indulged in the morally questionable party game - Cards Against Humanity - you might want to try it! Our suggestion: make sure you have a glass or two of your favorite adult beverage on hand and a fun group...

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The Quill – November 2017

Quill Tip This month's tip is to all of you business owners with employees out there.  I want to recommend a book by Daniel Pink called Drive.  Drive draws some interesting conclusions about what motivates us as human beings, particularly as it relates to...

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The Quill – October 2017

Quill Tip Are Tax Foreclosure Sales Insurable??? Well. . .the short answer is maybe.  (While my wife hates this sort of equivocation, I will say that I have been an attorney for almost 30 years and it has always served me well.)  A more precise answer is. . .very,...

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The Quill – September 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 are single. ...

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The Quill – August 2017

Quill Tip Use Sunscreen. It's HOT out there! Topics Wanted! Have a legal Topic you want to know more about?  Let us know and we can include it in an upcoming Newsletter! Email your topic to Summer. Where In The World Is The BT Koozie? The Barrister's Title koozie was...

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The Quill – July 2017

Eclipse of 2017 What's more fun than watching a once in a lifetime event like the full eclipse of the Sun?  Watching a full eclipse of the Sun with the right protective eye wear. Stay tuned...we've got you covered! Click HERE for more information on The 2017 Eclipse....

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