Hallmark Abstract Service LLC


Greater New York City Area, 11753United States
Contact: Michael Haltman
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New Jersey Title: What happens if your title insurance underwriter stops writing policies?

New Jersey Title, an underwriter of title insurance policies in the northeast, has become a casualty of a financial and real estate crisis that has taken many victims. Some of these casualties might never have occurred if…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

MERS, foreclosures, the mortgage note, the New York State Appellate Court decision and another nail in the coffin!

The MERS controversy when it comes to foreclosures continues to swirl as that company's right to foreclose in its own name as well as other issues continue to develop. Last week a ruling by the New York State Appellate Court…more
 /  Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

60 Minutes and the foreclosure crisis: What Sentinel readers already knew

The article concerns the current foreclosure crisis and the fraud that seems to be pervading the system. The fraud takes the form of incorrect and incomplete documentation, non-verifiable chains of title, robo-signing of…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

MERS and the avoidance of mortgage recording fees is the next shoe to drop

MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration System) and the avoidance of mortgage recording fees Currently MERS is dealing with a storm in the foreclosure arena over whether or not a lender was legally able to foreclose on a…more
 /  Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Is MERS attempting to put the genie back into the bottle with yesterdays Announcement?

... This brings us back to the Announcement MERS issued to its Members yesterday. A short summary below followed by the Announcement in full: "... In recent months legal challenges have arisen regarding alleged inadequacies…more
 /  Real Estate - Residential
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