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Mar 2024
National Association of Realtors Settles Collusion Lawsuits
National Association of Realtors Settles Collusion Lawsuits

In a landmark settlement, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) agreed to pay $418 million over the next four years to settle numerous ...

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May 2023
Insights On The Attorney Opinion Letter and an Alta Title Insurance Policy
Insights On The Attorney Opinion Letter and an Alta Title Insurance Policy

Please enjoy our CEO Marc Shaw’s insights on the difference between an Attorney Opinion Letter and an Alta Title Insurance Policy. World Wide Land ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Jul 2021
AMENDMENT TO TAX LAW SECTION 1404(A) Regarding Calculation of New York State Transfer Taxes (Grossing Up)

The Good News is that as of July 1, 2021, New York State Transfer Taxes and the Mansion Taxes are no longer grossed ...

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Jun 2019
Florida Remote Online Notary Law
Florida Remote Online Notary Law Passes, Effective January 1

Florida has joined twenty other states in authorizing the use of remote online notarization (RON). The bill, which was a key initiative of ...

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