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05
Feb 2019
Pennsylvania Title Agents
Deadline for Pennsylvania Title Agents to Submit Proof of PGW Liens

The City of Philadelphia’s appeal in the ongoing Federal Court litigation concerning the constitutional validity of PGW liens related to tenant accounts was ...

30
Jan 2019
cyber insurance
ALTA: Less than 60 Percent of Title Companies have Cyber Insurance

We’ve written before about the startling rise of wire fraud in real estate transactions. The FBI reported a 1,100 percent increase in these ...

28
Jan 2019
Marketable Record Title Act
Amendments to Marketable Record Title Act in Michigan effective March 29, 2019

On December 28, 2018, the Governor of Michigan signed in to law Public Act 572 of 2018, which repeals parts of the Marketable ...

17
Oct 2018
Maryland UW Bulletin re: Corporate Deeds of Conveyance, Articles of Transfer Sale

Since the 1950s Maryland corporations have been required to file Articles of Transfer with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) when ...

27
Jun 2018
Philadelphia Transfer Tax to Increase Again!

Please be aware that Philadelphia has increased its share of the transfer tax to be paid at closing from 3.10% to 3.278% effective ...

26
Jun 2018
WWLT’s Summer Tech Tip Tuesday, Week 4: Three PropTech Articles You Should’ve Read Last Week

Today’s fact: The volume of PropTech financing globally has been rising steadily, increasing 36% each year (CB Insights).   Property Technology: the future of ...

19
Jun 2018
WWLT’s Summer Tech Tip Tuesday, Week 3: Fighting Fraud with Blockchain

A Real Estate Nightmare: In 2014, the Hembrick family was notified by the Finance Department that the deed to their four-story, fifteen-room, $1.5 ...

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