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ATG Announces Merger Agreement with Guaranteed Rate

01/05/2022 - 1:29pm
Originally sent via email January 5, 2022 Dear ATG Agents and Shareholders, Happy New Year. It is, at once, a time to reflect on the past and to look ahead to new opportunities. We invite you to...

Use MyDec to Process Real Property Transfer Tax Declarations

12/14/2021 - 4:00pm
Effective Immediately for Attorneys Who Practice in Illinois Illinois counties do not accept the old paper transfer declarations (PTAX FORMS) for electronic recordings. Please use MyDec for all...

ATG Settles Litigation with State over DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest

11/23/2021 - 11:45am
New Forms to be Implemented March 1, 2022 ATG successfully settled its litigation with the State of Illinois regarding the state-promulgated DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest. Beginning March 1,...

UPDATE: New Illinois Legislation Passed Regarding Remote Notarization

08/16/2021 - 2:02pm
ATG Now Allows RIN, Not RON Effective Immediately for Agents in Illinois On July 26, 2021, SB2664 was signed into law as Public Act 102-160. This major revision of the Illinois Notary Public Act...

Escrow Transaction Forms Revised in 2021

05/19/2021 - 3:32pm
Effective Immediately The ATG Escrow Services Department has updated these transactional forms: For Clients ATG Form #4009: Earnest Money Joint Order Escrow Instructions and Payout Authorization |...

Water Bills for Non-Metered Accounts in Chicago Now Monthly

04/27/2021 - 8:53am
Effective Immediately The City of Chicago recently changed to a monthly water billing cycle for non-metered accounts, which were previously billed biannually. This change has affected balance...

Oak Lawn to Require Sewer Inspections Prior to Sale

01/12/2021 - 12:11pm
Effective April 1, 2021, all residential and commercial properties in the Village of Oak Lawn will be subject to sewer inspections prior to sale. These will be conducted by Oak Lawn Public Works and...

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