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November 1, 2022

The Quill – October 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE Estate Question. You really should record that… As we all know title issues are possible at any time of year, so let me […]
October 5, 2022

The Quill – September 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE Are charitable or religious corporations required to give written notice to the NC Attorney General’s office prior to the sale, lease, exchange or […]
August 22, 2022

The Quill – August 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE Remote Online Notarization (RON)   There is good news and meh news about RON in North Carolina. After nearly 40 other states have […]
July 20, 2022

The Quill – July 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE The Intersectionality of Real Property Law and Estate Law (Cont.)   If you did not receive or have not read The Quill articles […]
June 9, 2022

The Quill – June 2022

The Quill Article   The Intersectionality of Real Property Law and Estate Law (Cont.) As a reminder, please see the fact pattern below which was included […]
May 18, 2022

The Quill – May 2022

The Quill Article The Intersectionality of Real Property Law and Estate Law   A majority of the underwriting questions we receive involve estates and/or estate administration. […]
April 18, 2022

The Quill – April 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE Announcement & Request   As the new manager of Barristers Title Services, a Division of Fidelity National Title, among other things, I was […]
April 18, 2022

The Quill – March 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE Partnerships   Partnerships:   At one time, Partnerships were a preferred entity for holding real property. When the limited liability company laws were created, […]
March 14, 2022

The Quill – February 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE Failure of Title – Corrective Affidavit Facts:   On December 15, 1998, a developer obtained title to Lots 1-12 of Happy Place Subdivision. […]
January 24, 2022

The Quill – January 2022

THE QUILL ARTICLE: Beware of Second Mortgages under HAMP   Many Settlement Providers across the Country have fallen into a trap related to second mortgages. To understand […]
November 11, 2021

The Quill – November 2021

We are thankful for YOU! Barristers Title is very happy to announce that because of you we were able to donate $12,339.52 – a portion of […]
October 12, 2021

The Quill – October 2021

  OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We are joining the fight and so can you! As many of you are aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. […]
September 22, 2021

The Quill – Sept 2021

WE’RE CELEBRATING YOU! Happy Real Estate Professional Appreciation Month (REPAM) As many of you know, every year around this time we pause to say thank you. You […]
August 17, 2021

The Quill – August 2021

THE QUILL ARTICLE Limited Estate Procedures   I have been an Underwriting Counsel for almost 15 years now and in all that time, I have never […]
July 19, 2021

The Quill – July 2021

  THE QUILL THROWBACK EDITION   Welcome to the first ever throwback edition of our beloved newsletter, The Quill. Here is a look back at some of […]
June 7, 2021

The Quill – June 2021

THE QUILL TIP Beware of Federal Tax Liens   All of you are aware that Federal Tax liens don’t play by the same rules as other […]
May 6, 2021

The Quill – May 2021

THE QUILL ARTICLE Encroachments & Easements   It seems lately, that this topic has been a popular source of questions for us. I found this blog post […]
April 16, 2021

The Quill – April 2021

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: Barristers Title Acquired by Fidelity   When I started this Agency almost fourteen years ago, I had no preconceived notions of where I would […]
March 16, 2021

The Quill – March 2021

REMOTE NOTARIZATION BECOMING PERMANENT   As many of you know, last year at the height of the COVID Pandemic, the legislature passed a law that allowed […]
February 11, 2021

The Quill – Feb. 2021

THE QUILL TIP: Fraud Tips   Our friends at Fidelity have advised us of two potential opportunities for fraudsters to profit off of real estate closings. […]