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Fall 2017 Legal Update

PAUGH’S LAWS LEGAL UPDATE: IMPORTANT AMENDMENTS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2017

On Deed Theft

PAUGH’S LAWS CAN YOU SPOT DEED THEFT? HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE IS FRAUDULENT? RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS BEFORE

Wire Fraud

PAUGH’S LAWS WHAT STEPS ARE YOU TAKING TO PREVENT WIRE FRAUD IN CLOSINGS? DOES YOUR COMPANY MEASURE UP TO INDUSTRY

Deferred Water And Sewer

PAUGH’S LAWS Do You Know the New Disclosure Requirements in Maryland for Private Deferred Water and Sewer Assessments? How

Important Regulatory Reminder-Service Recommendations

The Maryland Association of REALTORS (MAR) is disseminating the following information: As reported in the Maryland Association of REALTORS Hot

Withholding Requirements on Sale of Real Estate

        WITHHOLDING REQUIREMENTS FOR SALE OF REAL PROPERTY BY  MARYLAND NON-RESIDENTS If a seller of residential real estate in Maryland is not

Are Lenders in Trouble?

QUESTION: I have been reading in the papers that many Lenders are in trouble and are going out of

Regional Sales Contract – Amended Paragraph 7

Effective January 1, 2012, the Regional Sales Contract has been amended. The Property Maintenance and Condition Paragraph of the

There’s No Such Thing as a “Rush” REO Settlement

Given the recent surge in foreclosures in Maryland and across the country, it is no surprise that bank-owned (also

General Assembly Moves to Block Increased Taxes on Short Sales

An emergency bill has been introduced in the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates that would specifically prohibit counties

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