Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Long Island Commercial Real Estate Expo March 12th!

Read about it at The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel here.

Monday, January 7, 2013

New Year’s resolutions are out and New Year’s plans are in!

Read this article at The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel here.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Business continuity and disaster preparedness! (Reprint)

Given the damage and dislocation that has been cause in the northeast by Hurricane Sandy, businesses need to take the idea of disaster preparedness very seriously!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

HAS is pleased to announce our new underwriter, Chicago Title!

Important Hurricane Sandy Note: Although our home office has lost power Hallmark Abstract Service is open and available for any of your title needs. We can be reached by email ( or by cellphone at either 516.521.3499 or 516.521.2363.

In recognition of a job well done!

Beginning November 1, 2012, Hallmark Abstract Service will be adding Chicago Title to our group of underwriters available for our clients commercial and residential real estate transactions!

This move represents the culmination of 4 years of tireless work by the employees of Hallmark Abstract Service during one of the most challenging periods in the history of the U.S. real estate market.

We are extremely grateful to those clients who have trusted us with their precious transactions during this period and pledge to maintain our high standards and dedication to you in the future.

For those who have never given Hallmark Abstract Service the opportunity to earn your business, we hope that you will consider that in the future.

We are always ready, willing and able to stop by any office in the downstate area to meet, learn about your business and tell you a little bit about the way in which HAS conducts ours.

Hallmark Abstract Service LLC

Michael Haltman, President
131 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 205
Jericho, New York 11753
516.741.4723 (P)
516.741.6838 (F)

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Attorneys beware of this check scam!...The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel

I received this article on a check scam that targets attorneys but that may be effective against any company that issues checks!

“The scam is very simple and involves the use of the technology that allows for the deposit of checks remotely (by using a cell phone or check scanner). I will use a real estate closing as an example, but any situation in which a company or person issues checks for any reason has the potential for this abuse.

Read the rest of the article at The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel here

Monday, September 10, 2012

Is it worth shopping for title insurance in New York? You bet it is!...from The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel

Read this article about saving money on your real estate closing costs at The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel here.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

News about the mortgage interest deduction!

One of the critical pieces of any real estate investment, the mortgage interest deduction (MID), has always served as something of a bi-partisan political football!
For those who may be unfamiliar the MID allows homeowners to deduct the interest paid on their mortgage from taxable income (subject of course to certain IRS rules) making it one of the only tax breaks for a large number of Americans.
Read the full article at The Hallmark Abstract Sentinel here.
At Hallmark Abstract Service our pledge to our clients is to deliver on 100% of what they expect from a title firm each and every time that they trust us with one of their valuable transactions.
Service, attention to detail, fast turnaround times, going the extra mile in every aspect of the transaction and reasonable pricing on non-policy related fees. These are just some of the things we focus on and that our clients have come to expect from us!
And that’s why we continue to earn their business, time and time again!
Call or email us today to set-up an appointment and we will come to your office, learn about the nuances of your practice and explain to you the way that we approach ours!
Mike Haltman, Owner
516.741.4723 (O)