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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...

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,...

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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...

ATG Name Change and Loan Modification and Date Down Endorsements

11/03/2023 - 12:28pm
Whenever an existing ATG loan or owner policy is to be updated either by means of a mortgage modification endorsement (either the ALTA 11 Mortgage Modification Endorsement (Advocus form 2105-21),...