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Beginning Tuesday, Montana notaries public will be able to offer Remote Online Notarization (RON) for almost every transaction requiring a notarized document, allowing them to help customers unable to come to the office.

As wireless technology changes how and where people do their jobs, giving many the freedom to work remotely at least part of the time, so too is it changing their thinking around real estate.

Despite the small uptick in mortgage rates recently, rates are still low compared to past years, and the momentum in home sales activity demonstrates that homebuyers are undeterred.

Marketing has never been a laidback, trouble-free game anyone can play. Today, it’s far more perilous than ever, particularly since prospective customers are moving targets.

Merriam-Webster defines “development” as setting forth or making clear by degrees or in detail. In music, the development is elaboration of “a musical idea by working out of rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme.”

A new strategy has emerged to trick insurance agents and brokers into clicking on dangerous links, with cyber criminals sending phishing emails that refer to both the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and the NAIC's Center for Insurance Policy and Research (CIPR)...

As the state with the second longest coastline (8,436 miles) and the second largest number of islands (about 4,500 that are 10 acres or larger), Florida is certain to experience significant impacts from rising sea levels due to climate change.

While the state of Missouri has yet to issue any licenses for medical marijuana businesses, it hasn't stopped those hoping to get in on the ground floor from trying to find real estate — and jumping through hoops in the process.

A mechanic’s lien right is a powerful remedy to secure a contractor’s right to payment. Each jurisdiction’s mechanic’s lien statute is unique and most states strictly interpret/enforce the statutes.

What is CFIUS? The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, is an interagency committee chaired by the Secretary of the Treasury which is authorized to review and approve transactions involving foreign investment in the United States that could impact U.S. national security.

For several years, the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has experienced continuous growth with its flagship 7(a) and 504 business loan programs. 

Peter Mertz just wanted to sell some islands in the Potomac River, but then, things got complicated.

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada recently denied a motion for partial summary judgment by homeowners against their title insurance company for coverage and found that the title insurance company may have a claim for reformation when it mistakenly omitted an exception for a mortgage.

More than 99 percent of cyberattacks rely on human interaction to work, Proofpoint recently shared. More often than not, the principal attack method is phishing emails.

A study from Guy Carpenter and Cyber Cube Analytics found the most likely cyber catastrophe loss scenario would be widespread data theft from a major email service provider, with a possible $19.1 billion loss.

The story of Amazon is as widely known as it is apocryphal at this point. The online monolith started from modest beginnings, with Jeff Bezos and a handful of others running the company out of a garage in its early stages. 

To what extent does the state control mining rights in your jurisdiction? Can those rights be granted to private parties and to what extent will they have title to minerals in the ground?

It has been over 25 days since the Supreme Court began daily hearings in the Ram-Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute.

The mystery plot of land that Trans Mountain pipeline company needs to access in North Langley wasn’t sold off at auction decades ago because Langley Township didn’t know it existed until 2016.

Neill Reed and Jeric Goodrum, North Little Rock, Arkansas have been indicted for violations of the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Reed and Goodrum tried to manipulate Arkansas’s tax-delinquent property sale procedures by illegally filing forged deeds in order to steal property from rightful owners and then sell the property to unsuspecting consumers.

Achieving a healthy work-life balance is the goal of many working Americans. As personal commitments multiply and the cost of living increases, jobs that provide competitive wages, flexible schedules and opportunities to work autonomously are especially appealing.

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In the summer of 2015, Jaguar Land Rover North America told state officials in New Jersey that it was considering moving to an office development in New York called Blue Hill Plaza.

If you stay in real estate long enough, you’ll come across your fair share of the quirky and the outright bizarre — from the Manhattan mansion whose owners include five sovereign nations to the California “flyer bandit” whose cult sent him to collect as many home flyers as possible.

A Texas real estate agent was showing a home to a client when the two of them stumbled upon a dead body in one of the rooms.

Marianne Mathieu, NTP
Vice President/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Title Group
(347) 987-0677