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Wells Fargo September 2015 - Refresher on Closing Requirements, Timeline for a Smooth Closing, More FAQs

09/16/2015 - 10:51am
Please see the September 14, 2015, edition of Settlement Agent Communications from Wells Fargo. It covers the following timely topics: Refresher on Closing Requirements and Wells Fargo Decisions You...

Massac County Recorder Indexing Errors

08/25/2015 - 2:56pm
ATG has been advised that there is a problem with the indexing of documents in the Recorder of Deeds office of Maasac County, Illinois. Apparently, since some time in 2010, documents with quarter-...

Water/Sewer Full Payment Certificate Required

08/04/2015 - 3:56pm
Effective August 8, 2015 - Applies Only to Property Located in the City of Chicago  The City of Chicago requires a Full Payment Certificate (FPC) for all transfers of real estate. An FPC is a...

Filing Illinois PTAX with MyDec

07/31/2015 - 5:07pm
ATTN: Illinois Attorneys In May 2014, the State of Illinois began transitioning to an online PTAX filing form called MyDec. The goal is to incorporate all Illinois counties by the end of 2015. As of...

UPDATED Breaking News: CFPB Proposes New TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Implementation, Again

06/17/2015 - 6:47pm
On June 24, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed October 3, 2015, as the new implementation date for the "Know Before You Owe" mortgage disclosure rule, known in our...

Your Responsibility for Compliance under TRID

06/12/2015 - 11:40am
Bank of America Addresses CFPB's TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosures (TRID) Rule Please read Bank of America's June 9 notice to settlement agents regarding the effects of the Consumer...

Indiana Title Agents Must Strictly Adhere to Filed Rates

06/09/2015 - 11:26am
We remind our Indiana agents to strictly adhere to filed rates. In a recent audit, the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) found that Ohio-based title insurance underwriter American Homeland Title...

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