NYSLTA Winter 2021 Newsletter

COMMITTEE UPDATES

Charitable Works Committee

Remember the 2019 Charity Auction?   The 2019 NYSLTA Charity Auction raised $37,140.00 to benefit Fordham Bedford Community Services. The goal was to raise money to renovate the Teen Study Room in…

Education Committee

Working quietly behinds the scenes, the Education Committee has been putting final touches on the 2021 Spring Series of Professional Education webinars.  We are waiting for final approval from the DFS Education…

Land Records Committee

Throughout New York State the land record staff in each county clerk’s office has had to adapt to unforeseen circumstances and during this time they have been willing to work with the…

Law Committee

In addition to its role as an ad-hoc advisory body for the review of laws affecting the New York title insurance industry, this year the Law Committee is continuing its mission for…

Professional Mentorship Program

We are very proud to be the Chair (Rich Estrella, Senior Vice President of the Fidelity Family of Companies) and the Vice Chair (Andrew Zankel, President of Core Title Services) for the…

SAVE THE DATE

Title Tech is Going Virtual!

Title Tech is Going Virtual! We all were very excited for the inaugural Title Tech event which was supposed to take place in May of 2020. With the uncertainty around the pandemic…

INDUSTRY UPDATES

American Land Title Association Launches the ALTA Good Deeds Foundation

The American Land Title Association (“ALTA”) announced on October 6, 2020 during its annual ALTA One conference the launch of the ALTA Good Deeds Foundation.  The Foundation will award grants to help…

Legal News Affecting Title/Real Estate submitted by: the Law Committee and John Hughes – Great American Title Agency

Nassau County 2020/2021 School Taxes As a result of COVID-19, Nassau County delayed the release of the 2020/2021 School Taxes to November 1, 2020. The first-half is now payable, with a 40-day…

OneTitle

On October 8, 2020, the New York State Department of Financial Services sent letters to those holding title insurance policies issued by OneTitle National Guaranty Company, Inc., advising those policy holders that…

Private Information Is Broader Than We Think

Submitted by The Merriam Insurance Agency When we think about PII (personally identifiable information) that is protected by NYS law, we rightly think of drivers’ licenses, payment card or banking information, and…

The Value Of Title Insurance In 2020

Innovation is all around us. It seems like every day, new products and platforms are being developed to change the way we look at virtually every process of our lives. One area…

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