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News Lines: February 2019

By: Equity National Title   Monday, February 11, 2019   No Tags   Uncategorized

News Lines: February 2019

Last month I wrote about the real estate settlement procedures act, its anti-kickback provisions, and that it is still not ok to accept payments solely in exchange for the referral of business.  This article discusses New York State’s Insurance Regulation 208. In addition to summarizing the travel and history of the regulation, and its impact for everyone involved in New York real estate transactions, this article intends to drive home the...
The Oprah Effect

By: Equity National Title   Monday, February 11, 2019   No Tags   Uncategorized

The Oprah Effect

Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. The daughter of a teenage single mother, Oprah was molested as a child and in her early teens. At 14 she gave birth to a baby boy who died while still an infant. Oprah left her mother to join her father, Vernon Winfrey, who was working as a barber in Nashville, Tennessee. Winfrey was taught to read by her grandmother at the age of three. She attended Lincoln High School in M...
Championship Rings or lessons? How about both!

By: Equity National   Monday, February 11, 2019   No Tags   Uncategorized

Championship Rings or lessons? How about both!

Before we turn our eyes from Foxboro to Fort Myers, one last look at the Patriot Super Bowl 53 victory is in order. And, to be clear – this is not to elongate the celebration -- but rather to see what lessons we can extract from their 6th Super Bowl win. Besides, if I get one more meme from my Yankee friends reminding me who has more rings, I think I’ll pull my hair out. And for those of you who know me, you know I cannot spare more hair! ...