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Feb
2

Cyber-security Protection Checklist

Real Estate Trends - Posted by Eric Henke
A cyber-security breach could lead to serious financial and reputational damage for your customer. Please help ensure that your customers are...
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Feb
2

Hybrid Appraisals: A Viable Alternative to Traditional Appraisals?

Real Estate Trends - Posted by William Janke
Hybrid appraisals have become more prevalent and accepted by the lending industry as an alternative to traditional appraisals. Benefits to lenders...
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Dec
12

2018 Winter Newsletter

CSS News - Posted by admin
What's New: We at CSS wish all of you very Happy Holidays and a safe and Happy New Year! We truly appreciate your business and look forward to...
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Oct
10

2018 Fall Newsletter

CSS News - Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - Sr. Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
What’s New: I have just returned from my annual Federation of Exchange Accommodators 1031 conference. The conference had a lot of daily transactional...
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Jul
7

Summer Newsletter

CSS News - Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - Sr. Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
What's New! We are in the middle of the “dog days” of summer, which is our busiest time in Northern Michigan. Real estate is moving, and that is good...
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Mar
3

Spring Newsletter

CSS News - Posted by Maura Snabes Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES, CLTP, NTP, practices in the area of Real Estate and Corporate Law. Maura has been the corporate legal counsel for a title company since 1994 and has been with Corporate Settlement Solutions since 2002, as the underwriting and claims counsel. She is a Certified Exchange Specialist® as certified by the Federation of Exchange Accommodators and is the founder and co-owner of Corporate Title Exchange Services which was founded in 1995 and which is a qualified intermediary for forward, reverse and build-to-suit tax-deferred exchanges. She regularly gives seminars on 1031 exchanges and other real estate matters to real estate and tax professionals in Northern Michigan. Maura is highly involved with the community and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan; Charlevoix-Emmet Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity; Antrim-Charlevoix-Kalkaska Association of Realtors, is chair of the Professional Designation Board of Review for the Michigan Land Title Association (MLTA) and is a member of the MLTA Legislative Steering Committee. She is also a licensed Michigan real estate broker, Michigan Certified Land Title Professional (CLTP), ALTA National Title Professional (NTP) and is an ICLE contributor. Maura lives with her husband and three children in Charlevoix, Michigan and enjoys singing and participating in and watching competitive sports.
What's New! CSS was recently awarded its 4th consecutive Circle of Excellence Award from Fidelity National Title Group, one of the agency’s...
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Dec
12

Winter News

CSS News - Posted by Maura A. Snabes, Esq., CES®, CLTP - Sr. Underwriting & Compliance Counsel
We at CSS want to wish you Happy Holidays to you and a safe, healthy and prosperous 2018! TAX REFORM. I think the item that is first and foremost on...
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Oct
10

2017 Fall Newsletter

CSS News - Posted by admin
What’s New: 1031 Exchange update: While likely that there will be extensions for both Texas and Florida exchangors relative to the recent hurricanes,...
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Jul
7

Attorney Mike Rossman joins CSS as Corporate Counsel

CSS News - Posted by admin
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan, July 20, 2017—Corporate Settlement Solutions (CSS) is pleased to announce attorney Mike Rossman has joined their...
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Mar
3

2017 Spring Newsletter

CSS News - Posted by admin
“Making You Look Good is Our #1 Priority ” What’s New: Abolishment of Dower in Michigan
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Jan
1

Governor Signs Legislation that Eliminates Dower in the State of Michigan

Real Estate Trends - Posted by admin
As a follow up to the information in our recent newsletter, today the Governor filed signed versions of SB’s 558 and 560 to complete enactment of a...
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Dec
12

2017 Real Estate Industry Predictions

Real Estate Trends - Posted by admin
With the new year just days away, I thought this would be a great time to reach out to our leadership team to get their real estate industry...
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