Entries by nancyh

New website coming SOON!

We are working on a new and improved user friendly website! We are excited about all the features it will contain and think you will like the changes too. In the mean time if you have any questions about Title Insurance, eRecording etc. please call 518.674.1131.

We’re hiring! Post-Closing Specialist

Title Insurance Post-Closing Specialist Seeking a person to perform post-closing activities from home including post-closing bookkeeping, policy production, recordings (including eRecording), escrow disbursements, file close-out and storage.  In addition, this small, busy, agency seeks someone with general title experience to occasionally assist with all other production and general operations as part of a cohesive team […]

Town of New Paltz Transfer Tax

From an email from the NYSLTA we have learned that  The Town of New Paltz has a new transfer tax. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Town of New Paltz has imposed a new real estate transfer tax, effective immediately. Local Law No. 5 of 2020, codified as Article III, entitled “Real Estate Transfer Tax” of Chapter 59 of the […]

From the NYS Department of Financial Services website April 13, 2020 Re: Guidance to Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) Regulated Entities Regarding Cybersecurity Awareness During COVID-19 Pandemic To: All New York State Regulated Entities As we face an unprecedented threat from the novel coronavirus known as “COVID-19,” every organization’s highest priority must be health and […]

Remote Online Notarizations (RON)

From the American Land Title Association (ALTA) In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing, several states have issued executive orders allowing for the immediate use of remote online notarization. New York, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and Connecticut have all issued these orders, allowing for the immediate use of remote online notarization […]

COVID-19 Preparedness

To Our A & G Title and Settlement Valued Clients, Novel coronavirus, known today as COVID-19, is at the top of many of your minds just as it is for us here at A & G. Our hearts go out to the many who have been affected by the virus worldwide. We understand that the […]

Notice of Additional Recording Fee Effective March 11, 2020

  MEMORANDUM  NOTICE OF ADDITIONAL RECORDING FEE EFFECTIVE MARCH 11, 2020    Effective March 11, 2020 there will be a $10.00 fee added to all residential deed recordings. On January 11, 2020 Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law an amendment to Real Property Law §291 that requires County Clerks to notify the owner(s) of record […]

Are you using the new TP-584?

NEW TP-584 is required as of January 1, 2020. Pursuant to a law signed by Governor Cuomo in September 19, 2019, the County Clerks now require the use of revised TP-584 forms dated 9/19. Documents submitted with the old from TP-584 will be rejected by all County Clerks, with the exception of Westchester County. [Westchester […]

MEMO: New Tax Law Section 1409 – New Requirements for TP-584 and NYC RPT Forms

From Fidelity National  Title Company – 9/20/19 Last Friday, September 13, the governor signed legislation that changes the information that must be included on TP-584 and NYC RPT forms that accompany deeds that are being recorded, wherein a limited liability company (LLC) is the Grantor and/or the Grantee. The legislation went into effect immediately, creating […]

Putnam County NY is now eRecording

Putnam County is one of 49 counties eRecording in New York State! Wondering about eRecording and how it can help streamline the Closing procedure? Let A&G Title handle your Title Insurance needs and we will explain the process. Contact us for more information! For the official notice from CSC eRecording – click here.     […]