MEMO   FROM:                 A & G TITLE AND SETTLEMENT SERVICES TO:                       CLIENTS/ATTORNEYS/LENDER ATTORNEYS SUBJECT:           2016-2017 SCHOOL TAX ESCROWS/STAR EXEMPTION DATE:                 July 15, 2016   It’s that time of year again! The changes to the STAR Exemption program have necessitated a change in our calculation for escrow amounts for the 2016-2017 School tax […]

These common title problems can snag your home closing – article

One of the most common questions we hear is “What is title insurance and why do we need it?” This is a great article that explains in simple terms that title insurance is so important to make sure the house you buy is free and clear! Interesting article from the Washington Post  

ALTA’s response to the CFPB…

ALTA Press Release For Immediate Release ALTA Committed to Consumer Transparency as CFPB Opens Door to Clarify TRID Washington, D.C., April 28, 2016 — The American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, released the following statement in response to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray’s […]

Broome County is now eRecording!

Broome County, NY is now electronically recording real estate documents through Corporation Service Company (CSC). A&G Title has been eRecording with numerous other counties in NY through CSC and are prepared to eRecord in Broome County now! The list of counties eRecording in New York just keeps on growing! Please let us know if you have […]

Religious Corporations Law Section 12 Amended

Posted on January 14, 2016 by dchorny Back on July 1, 2014, several changes were made to the New York Not-For-Profit Corporation Law (“NFP”). The Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 amended the NFP law in a few ways.  Among other things it replaced the then four types of NFP corporations (Type A, B, C and D) with just […]

Nassau County is now eRecording!

Another county is eRecording! The list just keeps on growing! In a note from CSC eRecording – Please be advised Nassau County has a new e-recording system all together and are working through the process so please be patient as they work through the details.  

Otsego County is now eRecording

A&G Title and Settlement Services along with CSC is pleased to announce that eRecording is now available in Otsego County. If you are in this county or do business in this county and you are interested in eRecording documents or a further explanation of what this means, please don’t hesitate to call or email us. […]

U.S. House Passes ALTA-driven TRID Hold-harmless Bill

U.S. House Passes ALTA-driven TRID Hold-harmless Bill October 8, 2015 By an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 303-121, the U.S House of Representatives on Oct. 7 passed H.R. 3192. The bill would create an official hold-harmless period through Feb. 1, 2016 for companies making good-faith efforts to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures […]

New Mortgage Disclosures Expected to Delay Closings

New Mortgage Disclosures Expected to Delay Closings Real estate Q&A: Changes could double time to close on purchase Sept. 25, 2015 By GARY M. SINGER Sun Sentinel – Tribune News Service Big changes are planned for how homebuyers finance their mortgages, and that almost certainly means that closings will take longer. In some cases, closings that now […]

Our New Website is Live – Launch Announcement

A & G Title and Settlement Services is excited to announce the launch of its newly designed website! Together with all the great features and functions found on our old website, the modern design is now mobile friendly and easily accessible from all your devices. You will find the Latest News about current real estate, […]