Monthly Archives: June 2015

Title Insurance Agents must now be licensed through the New York State Insurance Department

Margaret M. Robinson is a licensed Title Insurance Agent as required by New York law, and Examining Counsel for Stewart Title Insurance. Title insurance premiums are regulated by the State of New York and can be viewed in the Title Insurance Rate Service Association manual, and other resources online.

You can review the complete license requirement […]

New mortgage lending disclosures August 1, 2015

Beginning August 1, 2015 the HUD-1 Settlement Statement will become history. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has replaced this form that dates back to 1964 with the new “Closing Disclosure” and the new law will impose strict deadlines for disclosure prior to closing. Moreover, lenders will be subject to strict fines for failure to […]