BOI Administrative Letter 2022-01 on Split Settlements
In response to the Bureau of Insurance’s (BOI) Administrative Letter 2022-01 dated February 4, 2022, regarding “Split Settlements,” Safe Harbor Title and its corporate counsel have compiled the following list of frequently asked questions and answers, as interpreted by our corporate counsel, for purposes of clarification…
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However, our staff will be telecommuting until April 30th. Please email or call us for immediate assistance. A complete staff directory can be seen here. Additionally, our EMD drop box is located on the corner of the building, to the right of the main entrance….
COVID-19 Closing Continuity
Real estate people are patient and kind.
We do not envy, we do not boast, we are not proud.
Real estate people are not rude,
self-seeking or easily angered.
We keep no record of wrongs.
Real estate people do not delight in evil
but rejoice with the truth.
We always protect, we always trust, we always hope,
we always persevere.
Real estate people never fail.
What You Need to Know About Surveys
What is a Property Survey?What is the Purpose of a Land Survey?Types of SurveysHow to Read a SurveyReasons Why Your Client Needs a Survey What is a Property Survey? A property survey is a precise, professional measurement used to confirm a property’s boundary lines and…
7 Reasons Why Every Homebuyer Needs Owner’s Title Insurance
BUYING A HOME IS AN EXCITING AND EMOTIONAL TIME FOR MANY PEOPLE. TO HELP YOU BUY YOUR HOME WITH MORE CONFIDENCE, MAKE SURE YOU GET OWNER’S TITLE INSURANCE. HERE’S WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT FOR YOU: PROTECTS YOUR LARGEST INVESTMENT A home is probably the single…
Government Shutdown Delaying, Cancelling Deals Involving IRS Liens
January 8, 2019 The continued government shutdown is disrupting closings and causing problems for title companies trying to obtain lien payoff information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). While the government has said tax refunds will go out despite a continued shutdown, it’s been reported…
Fed urged to improve wire fraud prevention policies
Industry News Wednesday, July 11, 2018 A Republican congressman is urging the Federal Reserve Board to step up its game when it comes to preventing wire fraud, including considering mandating financial institutions adopt payee matching. Payee matching is an extra step which financial institutions take…
Affordable Housing – Better Housing Coalition
Receiving this letter reaffirms our belief in the importance of affordable housing programs in our city. We are committed to supporting the Better Housing Coalition and their passion for building high-quality, affordable housing solutions, and developing sustainable communities! “Affordable housing is not only important for…
New Federal Tax Changes for Homeowners
Many sweeping changes have happened over the past year, the tax bill being one of the most memorable to close out 2017. Homeowners are left wondering how this will affect them and the affordability of their home. According to recent data, only 6 percent of…
Wire Fraud is the Fastest Growing Real Estate Cybercrime in the U.S.
According to the FBI, the Internet Crime Complaint Center saw a 480 percent increase in the number of complaints filed last year by those in the real… By Amanda Ciccatelli | November 28, 2017 According to the FBI, the Internet Crime Complaint Center saw a…