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City of Chicago Discontinuing Multiple Dwelling Building Registrations

09/13/2017 - 11:13am
As of September 6, 2017, the City of Chicago no longer requires sellers to obtain a multiple dwelling (four or more units) building registration. Since the repeal of this requirement, it is no longer...

McHenry County Exemption Requirement Effective September 1, 2017

08/03/2017 - 3:41pm
ATTN Member Agents Doing Transactions in McHenry County, Illinois We received the following notice from the McHenry County Recorder's Office: Effective September 1, 2017, the accompanying document...

CFPB on Wire Fraud, Final TRID Amendments

07/10/2017 - 9:38am
EDITOR'S NOTE: ATG is reposting the American Land Title Association (ALTA) notice about two important items that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published Friday, July 7, 2017....

Criminals Have a New Target for Wire Transfer Fraud

05/25/2017 - 11:03am
And the Cheat Goes On... by Gregory J. Miely, ATG Senior Underwriting Manager and Corporate Counsel IMPORTANT: Verify Payoff Statements and Wire Transfer Instructions with the Lender before...

Confirm Wire Instructions before Sending Funds

05/04/2017 - 5:22pm
See our REVISED post, Don't Fall Victim to Wire Fraud Schemes, updated May 4, 2017. New language on #2 confirms that a party should never use contact information supplied in an email they receive for...

Cook County Tax Year 2015 Annual Tax Sale

02/09/2017 - 3:37pm
Please note that the Cook County Treasurer has scheduled the Annual Tax Sale earlier than in the past. Here are the dates to remember: Registration: Open February 10 through March 24, 2017 Deliquency...

Cook County - Corrective Recordings Update

02/09/2017 - 1:51pm
To date, the Cook County Recorder of Deeds (CCRD) has accepted previously recorded documents for what has often been referred to as "Re-recordings" in a multitude of ways with no consistent or...

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