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 […]

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 […]

Hamilton County NY is now eRecording!

The list of counties eRecording in NYS just keeps growing! Are you ready to eRecord and have questions – just ask! We’d be happy to show how much time this can save you! For the press release from CSC click here.  

Delaware County is eRecording!

Another county in New York State has begun eRecording documents and A&G Title is prepared to do it! We have been eRecording documents in other counties across New York for close to two years now and as the list of counties keeps growing – we just add it to our options and we are ready to […]