NYSLTA SPRING 2021 NEWSLETTER

COMMITTEE UPDATES

Advocacy Committee

The Advocacy Committee was formed as a special committee in 2019, and its value is demonstrated by it being renewed and retained by every president since its inception.  The current president names…

Charitable Works Committee

Thank you NYSLTA members! Through your generosity, we raised over $17,825.00 for Feeding America Food Banks across New York State. That is over 53,475 meals!     COMMITTEE UPDATE BY Kathy Roper…

Law Committee

Audio Visual Notarization, as mandated by Executive Order 202.7, has been extended to May 6th pursuant to EO 202.101.  By way of review, any notarial act required by NYS law may be…

Political Action Committee

The New York State Title Agents Political Action Committee plays a vital role in our industry’s future.  Although times may have changed, the challenges remain, and we continue to actively participate in…

Title Tech Committee

On Thursday, February 4, 2021,  the NYSLTA hosted its first ever Title Tech event. Due to the pandemic, the original live version of the event was pushed off and we were able…

INDUSTRY UPDATES

ALTA Advocacy Update

Federally, ALTA is reintroducing the SECURE Notarization Act in the current legislative session.  The Securing and Enabling Commerce Using Remote and Electronic Notarization Act of 2020 (SECURE Notarization Act) would permit immediate…

Come back to TAN

If you think you are a member of the Title Action Network – think again. You may be one of the 300+ NYSLTA Members whose name has been purged from TAN in…

Extension of Period to Pay Property Taxes

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 202.96 dated February 26, 2021, and in accordance with  powers conferred pursuant to Section 925-a of the Real Property Tax Law, Governor  Cuomo has exercised his authority…

Failure to report Cybersecurity event leads to large fine

In March of 2019, an employee of Residential Mortgage Services, Inc. (“RMS”), a mortgage banker licensed in the State of New York, fell victim to an email phishing attempt. The employee in…

New York City ACRIS Indices and Images are Now Available Online

New York City implemented ACRIS in 2004.  The ACRIS system enables the public and the Real Property industry to review records from 1966 to date in the Bronx, Kings, New York, and…

Rights of Tenants or Persons in Possession, if any;

This standard exception was held to relieve a title insurer of any obligation to defend a claim by a neighbor claiming adverse possession, by the New York Appellate Division, Second Department,. See Melamed v.…

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