201704.12
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One of The Three Best!

Hate to Brag, but I blame YOU!   Top 3 Real estate lawyers Virginia Beach, VA Charles D. Pittman Congratulations!  You are now listed as one of the Top 3 Real estate lawyers in Virginia Beach, VA. We would like to Thank You for providing consistent high quality in your area of business. Our review…

201610.21
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Why “Turbo-Title”?

People Die.  Statutes of Limitation Run Out.   Loan Commitments Expire.   Creditor companies go out of business.   Witnesses relocate.  Co-Owners become estranged and quit cooperating.  Foreclosing Trustees refuse to postpone auctions.   Memories fade. All these realities added together make a pretty compelling reason to know about and start fixing possible title problems at the earliest possible…

201608.17
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Fear Mongering to Motivate Home Ownership?

The ever entertaining and thought provoking NREP (National Real Estate Post), formerly known as TBWS (Think Big Work Small) challenges our national leadership and loan regulators to promote home ownership by easing qualification regulations.  /Shocking Zillow Renter Report The NREP blog also points out that the 50 year low in the home ownership index  may…

201605.23
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

On occasion we lose great employees, lawyers, staff, and friends of the firm as they go on to new callings or perhaps to meet their Maker.   Thankfully, this edition’s ‘WHERE ARE THEY NOW” is about the former. Matt Pittman, former law firm digital maintenance expert, network and computer guru, file scanning department leader and firm…

201605.18
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In a Rare Political Comment

We try to maintain a fairly objective and only mildly editorial real estate blog.   Admittedly, the road to Hades is paved with our good intentions at times.    So in the interests of keeping a clear conscience, I tell you unashamedly that the following is total editorial and opinion.  Read no further if that bothers you.  …

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It Was Inevitable – Thanks a lot QM!

We try not to wander too far afield into the political end of things.  But sometimes you just have to give credit where credit is due and point out some of the obvious consequences of laws affecting lenders, borrowers, default, and legal ramifications.   Dodd-Frank and the ensuing Quality Management or QM regime enforced upon the…