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Alvarez v Pappas (IL)

10/07/2008 - 2:49pm
2008 Ill. LEXIS 315 (Ill 2008), reh'g den. The owners sued the Cook County Treasurer and Collector (county) for return of duplicate payments of taxes. The county filed a motion for summary judgment,...

Predatory Lending Procedural Update

09/23/2008 - 12:41pm
Special Bulletin: Sent 9-23-2008 Predatory Lending Procedural UpdateEFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY ATTN: Chicago-Area Members In an effort to relieve the confusion caused by including the fee for the...

Changes to the Invoice for Title Charges

09/23/2008 - 12:41pm
Special Bulletin: Sent 9-23-2008 Changes to the Invoice for Title ChargesEFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY ATTN: Chicago-Area Members In an effort to provide clearer information to the consumer, Attorneys' Title...

SB 1167 Procedures - Home Equity Lines of Credit

09/05/2008 - 3:33pm
Home Equity Lines of Credit Need Not be Entered into Anti-Predatory Lending Database as Separate Applications Some title agents are mistakenly requiring brokers to enter Home Equity Lines of Credit...

Claims Corner: Mortgage Rescue Fraud

08/14/2008 - 1:19pm
What are the circumstances that could give rise to a mortgage rescue fraud? Consider this scenario: An owner of a piece of mortgaged real estate finds him/herself in financial distress and unable to...

Religious Organizations and Real Estate

05/17/2003 - 9:28am
by John Kelly, ATG Law Clerk Originally published in the May 2003 issue of the ATG concept. Introduction Many religious organizations own property for the purposes of meeting and worship. However,...

Appraiser Liability

08/18/2001 - 9:28am
Real Estate and Title Insurance News Appraiser Liability Originally published in August 2001 issue of the ATG concept. Property appraisal is an important step of purchasing real estate. Most...

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