Entries by Adan Gutierrez

Delaware Realty Transfer Tax

HOUSE BILL 279 – AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REALTY TRANSFER TAX. Original Synopsis: This Act increases by 1% the rate of realty transfer tax to be received by the State Click here for details Below is a copy of the updated form Click here: 5402e.2017

New Notary Legislation in Florida

Advisory: During the 2017 Legislative Session, the Florida Legislature passed a bill that revised Florida Statute § 117.05 to add a veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to the list of acceptable forms of identification. Governor Scott has signed this bill and the new law will be effective […]

Vesting types for married couples

There are different forms of real estate ownership that married couples can use to own real estate. The most recognized form for a married couple is to own their home as Tenants by the Entirety. A tenancy by the entirety is ownership in real estate under the fictional assumption that a husband and wife are […]

Title & Escrow Terms

Affidavit: A written statement or declaration, sworn to before an officer who has authority to administer an oath. CC&R’s (Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions): A term used in some areas to describe the restrictive limitations which may be placed on the property. In other areas, only called restrictions. Conveyance: Transfer of title to land. Includes most […]

Ohio Good Funds Law

For Ohio real estate transactions, effective April 6, 2017, the following are the only form of funds a settlement agent may collect and disburse on in connection with a residential real estate transaction: 1. Wire Transfers 2. Checks: Personal, Business, Certified, Cashier’s, Official Check or Money Order. The combined dollar amount of these items cannot […]


Conservatorship is a court-approved and court supervised legal relationship between a competent adult (known as a conservator or guardian) and an adult who needs assistance in decision-making. The person who needs assistance is referred to as a Ward in legal documents.  An individual with intellectual or developmental disabilities may need a conservator if:  He/She does not understand how […]

TitleFlex Mobile App

We are excited to announce that you can now use your TiteFlex account on your mobile device. Connect to one of the nation’s largest databases of recorded property data with Data Tree Mobile. Click here to download the Data Tree Mobile app on your iPhone.    

Western Regional NRMLA Meeting & Expo

Allegiant Reverse Services Sales, Management, and Operations staff will be attending the upcoming industry meeting and expo in Huntington Beach.  Click below for more information and to register for the event. See you there! 2017 Western Regional Meeting & Expo