NYSLTA SUMMER 2021 NEWSLETTER

COMMITTEE UPDATES

Charitable Works Committee

We “Stuffed the Bus” with 350 backpacks! Thank you to all members, friends and family who have helped make the school supply drive successful. The backpacks will be distributed through the Salvation…

Education Committee

The NYSLTA Education Committee offered six webinars in 2021 with more than 250 attendees and awarded six CLE credits and nine CE credits. Topics included: When Tax, Trusts & Title Collide  Claims…

Legislative Committee

As the 2021 legislative session comes to an end, I want to thank my Vice-Chair Toni Carlos and all the other members of the Legislative Committee for going above and beyond over…

Professional Mentorship Program

A Mentee Perspective:  Past Present and Passion Stacey Reardon Class of 2021 I was granted the opportunity to participate in the first installation of the New York State Land Title Association’s Professional…

We “Stuffed the Bus” with 350 backpacks!

Thank you to all members, friends and family who have helped make the school supply drive successful. The backpacks will be distributed through the Salvation Army programs in the metro New York…

INDUSTRY UPDATES

ALTA Advocacy Update

SECURE Notarization Act Introduced in the House Reps. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) and Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) introduced H.R. 3962, the Securing and Enabling Commerce Using Remote and Electronic (SECURE) Notarization Act of 2021.…

Brokers Agents and Certain Other Licensees – General (P) State Register 7/7/2021

The DFS has proposed a regulation that changes the continuing education requirements for licensed title agents. The proposed action is an amendment of Part 20 of Title 11 NYCRR. The proposed rule…

Industry Articles with reference to New York

A History of Real Estate Fraud in 8 Scandals Insurance Litigation Update – June 2021 Debtor May Avoid County Tax Foreclosure Sale Sand and Gravel Mine Expansion/Zoning Law: New York Appellate Court…

Legal News Affecting Title/Real Estate

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Finds Standing for Homeowners in Suit Over Bank Delays in Recording a Mortgage Satisfaction The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the…

Rockland County Tax

Submitted by: Jean Partridge, Chief Counsel & Managing Member BENCHMARK TITLE AGENCY, LLC

RP in Retrospective

Earlier this year, the NYSLTA (the “Association”) formally ratified revisions to the Association’s Recommended Practices (the “RPs”) proposed to it by the Association’s standing Law Committee.   These revisions were the culmination of…

Sullivan County Occupancy Tax

Sullivan County Occupancy Tax – Failure by a hotel owner to pay Room Tax on rentals results in a Warrant filed with the Sullivan County Clerk as a judgement.   Section 182-36 of Sullivan…

Title Insurance: Determining an Insured’s Loss and Calculating the Damages

Even the most prudent lay person or attorney in private practice cannot inspect and discover each and every title defect that might affect the property. In order to protect against the risk…

Which way do you ‘C’ Regulation Z?

TRID information contained in the link revisits the title insurance premium disclosure rule and how some Creditors have ignored this requirement while opting for Consumer friendly CD’s over Compliance and the CFPB.…

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