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Illinois Legislation Requires Lenders to Respond to Short Sale Requests within Ninety Days

03/21/2012 - 9:54am
by Karen G. Courtney, Managing Attorney, ATG Short Sale Coordination The short sale process is complicated and lengthy. Distressed homeowners often experience frustration with the short sale...

New Wisconsin Forms: Gap Endorsement, Personal Undertaking and Indemnity - Gap Coverage, and Owner/Seller Affidavit

03/14/2012 - 12:00am
ATTN: ATG Wisconsin Members - Effective Immediately Please be advised that we will begin using new versions of the following three forms, effective immediately: Gap Endorsement, Personal Undertaking...

Condominium Association and Common Interest Community Liens and Mortgage Foreclosure

03/13/2012 - 12:00am
One of the most important dimensions of living in a condominium is the sharing of common expenses between owners of individual units. When one unit owner fails to pay a share of these expenses, the...

Redemption of Cook County Sold Taxes

02/22/2012 - 1:02pm
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY Dear ATG Member Agent, On April 5, 2004, ATG implemented a procedure whereby the ATG Search Department automatically ordered Estimates of Redemption on every search...

Title Underwriters to Collect "Property Type" Information

02/20/2012 - 1:11pm
Beginning in 2012, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is requiring title insurance underwriters to collect property type information for each policy reported. The NAIC has two...

Mt. Prospect Office Moving

01/17/2012 - 11:31am
ATG Is Moving to Arlington Heights! Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ATG) is starting the new year with a major change to improve services to our members. Mt. Prospect Operations is relocating...

Cook County Document Fees Increasing

01/15/2012 - 12:09pm
Cook County Document Fees Increasing — The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance amendment, raising the per document Internet Document Copy and Document Storage Fees.