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DuPage County Announces New Fee Schedule Effective December 1

11/04/2020 - 9:52am
The DuPage County Recorder has announced new rates effective December 1, 2020 (see Recorder's Notice attached below for all fee changes). For more information, visit the Recorder's Office website.

Accommodation Recordings: Price Change

10/29/2020 - 3:28pm
ATG offers Accommodation Recordings (recordings unrelated to a real estate closing) for agents and other customers. To reflect the increased amount of work necessary to provide this service,...

Simplify Your Work: CPLs Made Easy

10/27/2020 - 1:19pm
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COVID-19: Keeping Our Workplace Safe

03/13/2020 - 11:20am
EDITOR'S NOTE: For all ATG updates related to this topic, see COVID-19 Updates. ATG's Strategy to Make Day-to-Day Operations Safe and Healthy for Employees and Customers We at the ATG Family of...

COVID-19 Exception for Residential Cook County Properties

02/26/2021 - 10:46am
The Cook County Clerk (formerly, the Recorder) has improved its procedures so that the delay in recording documents has improved significantly. Due to this improvement, the COVID-19 Schedule B...

Wisconsin Updates Remote Online Notarization Guidelines

02/16/2021 - 10:06am
On January 27, 2021, the State of Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) released a notice with guidelines for implementing remote online notarization (RON) in Wisconsin. The notice...

Wire Instructions Update for Chicago-Area Closings

01/20/2021 - 11:52am
ATG updated the Wire Transfer Instructions for closings in our Chicago-area offices (see details). For closings in other ATG offices, see Wire Transfer Instructions. ATG has procedures in place for...