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Friday, March 13, 2020
In response to the current market challenges facing the real estate industry due to the Coronavirus, please note our response:
Many Registry of Deeds are now open for recording only. We have electronic recording capabilities through Simplifile to electronically record in Massachusetts. Some county Land Courts do not accept electronic recordings. We will work to record those files via a courier. We have “gap” coverage for our title insurance which will insure during any period[...]
updated: 2 weeks ago
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Here is the link to the recording fee schedule increase: Registry of Deeds Recording Fees
Effective December 31, 2019, the revised recording fees will be as follows:
Mortgages will cost $205 to record.
Deeds will cost $155 to record.
Releases and discharges will cost $105 per instrument to record.
Tax Certificates will cost $80 to record.
updated: 5 months ago
Monday, September 2, 2019
We recently handled a “condominium conversion,” converting a client’s two-family home in Jamaica Plain into a two-unit condominium.
When the client first contacted us, we checked the Registry website and discovered that the title was in the Land Court. The Land Court has many benefits, but for a condominium conversion, the review and approval process can drag on for months. For a Buyer obtaining financing and/or a Seller who is reliant on the proceeds of the sale to fund[...]
updated: 7 months ago
Thursday, April 4, 2019
The Boston Sunday Globe's spring real estate edition hits newsstands, err, mobile apps this Sunday. This article discusses actions a Seller should take in a hot real estate market. The Globe ran several of my quotes in the piece. I noted that a skilled realtor is the key to navigating the transaction. Globe Spring Real Estate Article
updated: 1 year ago
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