News

Office Closed

The office is closed today, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 due to the winter storm.  While you may fax, email or call, please be patient as there may be delays in communications.  Your patience is appreciated.

Changes to New York STAR program

Changes are coming to the STAR program in 2018

Changes to the STAR program agreed to in compromise negotiations in April 2016 between Gov. Cuomo and the legislature mean that beginning in the year 2018, new homeowners […]

Document delivery and drop offs update

Abstracts of title and other documents update:

Should you need to drop off an abstract of title or other documents at a time when the office is not staffed, the office has a one-way mail […]

New Office location

On January 18, 2016 the Law Office of Margaret M. Robinson will be relocating. The new office is still in the heart of downtown Cortland, and is across the street from my present location.

Please […]

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 […]

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 […]