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Nov 2022
Changing FIRPTA: The Concerns and Benefits It Has on the Real Estate Industry
Changing FIRPTA: The Concerns and Benefits It Has on the Real Estate Industry

Congress passed the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) in 1980 in response to concerns about real estate purchases in the ...

04
Nov 2022
FinCEN’s Geographic Targeting Orders: What You Need to Know
FinCEN’s Geographic Targeting Orders: What You Need to Know

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a 6-month renewal of their Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) on April 29th, 2022 that required title ...

30
Oct 2022
Circumstances Where the Federal Quiet Title Act Applies
Circumstances Where the Federal Quiet Title Act Applies

In a quiet title action at the state level, a party with an interest in a property can file a lawsuit against any ...

04
Oct 2022
Understanding the Effects of FIRPTA Exemptions
Understanding the Effects of FIRPTA Exemptions

Did you know that you may be subject to tax withholding when buying a U.S. property from a foreign owner? During the COVID-19 ...

29
Jul 2022
Breaking News The House Passes the Secure Notarization Act. Why Is This Significant
Breaking News The House Passes the Secure Notarization Act. Why Is This Significant

In a landslide victory for prospective homebuyers and many companies that support the home buying process, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the ...

26
May 2022
Somerset County Cyberattack
Somerset County Cyberattack

Somerset County officials have notified the public that its computer systems suffered a cybersecurity breach on May 24, 2022. In connection therewith, access ...

26
May 2022
Urgent: Somerset County Clerk's Office
Urgent: Somerset County Clerk’s Office

To All Clients The Somerset County Clerk’s Office is currently dealing with a cybersecurity breach from May 24, 2022. The county's computer systems are ...

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