PA Title Insurance Blog

29
May 2012
Pennsylvania Title Insurance Rate Simplification

As previously written the Pennsylvania Insurance Department has approved a Title Insurance Rate Simplification, Rate Increase and Manual Revisions submitted by the Title ...

02
May 2012
PA Title Insurance Rates Change Approved

  PA Title Insurance Rates are about to change. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has approved the Rate Simplification for all Title Insurance Rating Bureau ...

29
Apr 2012
Pittsburgh Special Library Tax impact on Title Insurance

Last November a Special Library Tax was approved by the voters in the City of Pittsburgh. The special tax was instituted to generate ...

03
Mar 2012
The PLTA Opposition to PA House Bill 1877

    It is worth noting that earlier this month, PLTA's President, Phil Janny, provided testimony opposing the Pennsylvania House Bill 1877 The purpose of the ...

03
Mar 2012
City of Scranton Realty Transfer Tax Increase

Pursuant to the January 1st, 2012 changes by the City of Scranton, Pennsylvania, in increasing its Realty Transfer Tax to 2.8%, below is an ...

20
Feb 2012
Pennsylvania Transfer Tax on Assignment Transactions

This is a continuation of our series of posts on Pennsylvania Transfer tax and the “unusual transaction”.  As a reminder the PA Realty ...

12
Feb 2012
Pennsylvania Transfer Tax on Relocation Transactions

The "unusual transaction" always creates questions on what the applicable amount of transfer tax is or whether it applies at all. We receive ...

14
Jan 2012
Pennsylvania Title Insurance – Rate Explanations

Pennsylvania Title Insurance Premium As elaborated on in past blog posts Pennsylvania Title Insurance is state mandated by the Title Insurance Rating Bureau of ...

13
Jan 2012
Philadelphia Investors and Gas Liens

When purchasing a property in Pennsylvania we constantly remind you it is vital you use a Pennsylvania Title Insurance Company.  Many out of ...

05
Jan 2012
PA Title Insurance is all inclusive

I know we have posted similar write ups on the fact that PA Title Insurance is state regulated and there should only be ...