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A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P R S T U V W Z

Abstract of judgment lien — Vol. 1, No. 2
Accounting
    changes for attorneys, Rule 1.15 — Vol. 3, No. 1
    open files listing — Vol. 1, No. 3
    record keeping — Vol. 2, No. 4
Acknowledgments
    by grantee — Vol. 4, No. 4
    by only one grantor — Vol. 9, No. 1
    importance of Vol. 3, No. 1
    of deeds — Vol. 8, No. 1, — Vol. 9, No. 1 
Actual notice, of conveyance of an estate — Vol. 3, No. 2
Administratrix with the will annexed — Vol. 3, No 2
Adverse possession — Vol. 3, No 3, — Vol. 3. No. 4
After-acquired property — Vol. 7, No. 1 
Affidavits, discharge by — Vol. 1, No. 2
Agricultural and horticultural liens, Chapter 61A — Vol. 4, No. 3
ALTA
    Endorsement Forms 13 (Leasehold Owner) and 13.1 (Leasehold Loan) — Vol. 2, No. 1
    Negative Amortization Endorsement Form 6.2 — Vol. 3, No. 2
    Revenue results, first quarter 2005 — Vol. 4, No 3 
    Short Form Residential Loan Policy — Vol. 2, No. 3
Amortization, negative — Vol. 3, No. 2
Attachments
    dissolution of Title Standard No. 49 — Vol. 2, No. 1
    expiration — Vol. 7, No. 3 
    release of — Vol. 1, No. 1
    release of prior — Vol. 2, No. 2
Attorneys, new tips to help — Vol. 6, No. 2 
Automated Bankruptcy System, using — Vol. 1, No. 3

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Back titles, accessing on the Internet — Vol. 1, No. 1
Backup, data — Vol. 4, No. 3 
Bankruptcy
    automatic stay — Vol. 2, No. 2
    avoidance powers — Vol. 2, No. 2
    effect of Homestead — Vol. 2, No. 4
    effect on liens — Vol. 2, No. 2
    estate — Vol. 2, No. 2
    glossary of terms — Vol. 2, No. 3
    in titles — Vol. 2, No. 4
    jurisdiction of the court — Vol. 2, No. 2
    obtaining information about — Vol. 2, No. 4
    required documents — Vol. 1, No. 3
    reviewing proceedings in the chain of title — Vol. 2, No. 2
    sales during — Vol. 2, No. 2
    sales free and clear of liens — Vol. 1, No. 3
    traps for the conveyancer — Vol. 2, No. 3
    unadministered interests — Vol. 2, No. 4
Bankruptcy Automated System — Vol. 2, No. 4
Banks, mergers and consolidations recorded evidence — Vol. 7, No. 1 
Bound references — Vol. 7, No. 1
Build-to-suit exchanges — Vol. 3, No. 1
Business
    garnering in a down market — Vol. 7, No. 1 
    growing through marketing yourself — Vol. 2, No. 2

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Certificates Pursuant to G.L.c. 183A, §6(d), Title Standard No. 69 — Vol. 3, No. 3
Chapter 7 bankruptcy, required documents — Vol. 1, No. 3
Chapter 61A, agricultural and horticultural liens — Vol. 4, No 3 
Change endorsements — Vol. 4, No. 2 
Child support liens — Vol. 4, No. 3, — Vol. 5, No. 2, — Vol. 8., No. 2
Claims, avoiding — Vol. 7, No. 4 
Client files, retaining and disposing of — Vol. 2, No. 3
Computers, backup — Vol. 4, No. 3
Condominiums
    6-D certificates in refinance transactions — Vol. 2, No. 2, — Vol. 6, No. 2
    parking spaces — Vol. 1, No. 2
Confirmatory deeds — Vol. 7, No. 1 
Confirmatory Trustee's Certificates, requirements — Vol. 7, No. 1 
Consolidation of banks, evidence of — Vol. 7, No. 1 
Construction loans
    pending improvement endorsement — Vol. 4, No. 2 
    underinsured owners — Vol. 4, No. 2 
Constructive notice — Vol. 3, No. 2
Conveyancers, bankruptcy traps — Vol. 2, No. 3
Conveyancing traps — Vol. 7, No. 4 
Corporate mergers — Vol. 4, No. 3
Corporations, dissolution, continued existence — Vol. 4, No. 4 
Covenants in deeds — Vol. 9, No. 1

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Death, proof of, alternative documentation — Vol. 5, No. 1 
Deeds
    Powers of attorney — Vol. 8, No. 1 
    from Trustee to himself or herself — Vol. 7, No. 1 
    indexing standards — Vol. 5, No. 2 
Delayed exchanges — Vol. 9, No. 1 
Discharges
    by affidavits — Vol. 1, No. 2
    legislation — Vol. 5, No. 2 
    of attachment — Vol. 1, No. 1
    of mortgage, obtaining when the mortgage has not been paid off — Vol. 1, No. 2
    requesting from MERS — Vol. 1, No. 3
Discounts for agents — Vol. 1, No. 1
Dissolution of attachments, Title Standard No. 49 — Vol. 2, No. 1
Divorce
    automatic restraining order — Vol. 5, No. 1 (Lynne Murphy Breen's article), — Vol. 5, No. 1 (Gary Casaly's article)
    automatic stay — Vol. 4, No. 4 
    conveyance of title following — Vol. 1, No. 1
    effect on will — Vol. 5, No. 1
    severancy of tenancy by the entirety — Vol. 5, No. 1 
DOR loophole bill — Vol. 5, No. 2 
Duplicate policies, request for — Vol. 1, No. 3

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Easements
    acquiring — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    disappearing — Vol. 1, No. 2
    traps — Vol. 7, No. 4 
E-Closing Room software — Vol. 7, No. 1 
Enhanced policies, overview — Vol. 7, No. 2 
Electronic recordings
     — Vol. 3, No. 3 (Michael Agen's article)
     — Vol. 3, No. 3 (Donald Ashe's article)
     — Vol. 3, No. 3 (Arthur Gaudio's article)
Endorsement forms
    13 (Leasehold Owner) — Vol. 2, No. 1
    13.1 (Leasehold Loan) — Vol. 2, No. 1
Equitable subrogation — Vol. 4, No. 2 
Estate tax affidavits — Vol. 6, No. 2 
    releasing property from the Massachusetts Estate Tax Lien — Vol. 2, No. 1
Estate taxes, liens — Vol. 8, No. 2, — Vol. 9, No. 1 
Evidence of Death of Deceased Joint Owners and Life Tenants, Title Standard No. 71 — Vol. 5, No. 1 
Exchanges
    for rental property — Vol. 4, No. 1
    improvement and build-to-suit — Vol. 3, No. 1
    reverse — Vol. 1, No. 3
Executions
    expiration — Vol. 7, No. 3 
    release of prior — Vol. 2, No. 2
Executive order 13224, Patriot Act — Vol. 3, No. 1

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Federal Estate Tax Liens, Title Standard No. 3 — Vol. 1, No. 2
Flips — Vol. 8, No. 2 
    fraudulent land transactions — Vol. 4, No. 1
Foreclosures — Vol. 7, No. 4, — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    and revivals — Vol. 1, No. 2
    avoiding future claims — Vol. 7, No. 4 
    bad titles that look good — Vol. 1, No. 2
    compliance with Servicemembers Civil Relief Act — Vol. 7, No. 4 
    corporate property — Vol. 6, No. 2 
    documents, evidence of authority — Vol. 7, No 1 
    enforceable documents — Vol. 7, No. 4 
    proper party — Vol. 7, No. 3 
    questions and answers — Vol. 7, No. 4 
    refresher for reviewing — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    rescue scams — Vol. 7, No. 4 
Foreign countries, executions of deeds — Vol. 8, No. 1 
Fraudulent land transactions, flips — Vol. 4, No. 1

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Gap coverage offered by Stewart Title — Vol. 2, No. 1

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Hispanic home owners, Stewart marketing programs for — Vol. 3, No. 1
Home buyers' tax credit — Vol. 8, No. 2 
Home sales forecast, 2005 — Vol. 4, No. 2
Homesteads — Vol. 5, No. 2
    for residence held in trust — Vol. 1, No. 1
    making a good title look bad — Vol. 1, No. 1
    mention in Lender's policy — Vol. 1, No. 1
    mortgage refinancing — Vol. 2, No. 4
    questions and answers — Vol. 2, No. 3
    release in mortgage — Vol. 5, No. 1 
    requirements when refinancing — Vol. 1, No. 1, — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    traps — Vol. 7, No. 4 
House Bill 904 — Vol. 5, No. 1 
Housing report — Vol. 4, No. 3 
HUD
    final rule on RESPA reform — Vol. 3, No. 1
    proposed revision to RESPA — Vol. 2, No. 1
    withdrawal of RESPA reform rule — Vol. 3, No. 2
Husband and wife, conveyances between — Vol. 4, No. 4

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Improvement exchanges — Vol. 3, No. 1
Indefinite Reference Statute — Vol. 1, No. 1
Indefinite references, Title Standard No. 53 — Vol. 1, No. 3
Indexing standards, deeds — Vol. 5, No. 2 
Insurance, request by banks to sell — Vol. 2, No. 4
Insured Closing Letters, issuing online via the Internet — Vol. 1, No. 1
Intestacy — Vol. 6, No. 2 
IOLTA accounts, record keeping — Vol. 2, No. 4
IRC §1031 tax deferred exchanges — Vol. 3, No. 1

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Joint tenancies, more than two persons — Vol. 4, No. 4 
Judgment liens, abstract — Vol. 1, No. 2

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Leasehold endorsements — Vol. 2, No. 1
Lender
    locating a successor to — Vol. 7, No. 1 
    validity of document — Vol. 7, No. 4 
Lending, predatory
    banks' reactions — Vol. 4, No. 1
    statutory requirements — Vol. 4, No. 1
Levy of execution by sale, Title Standard No. 20 — Vol. 3 No. 4
License to sell, requirements — Vol. 7, No. 1 
Liens
    bankruptcy, sales free and clear of — Vol. 1, No. 3
    child support — Vol. 4, No. 3, — Vol. 5, No. 2, — Vol. 8, No. 2, — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    effect of bankruptcy on — Vol. 2, No. 2
    estate taxes — Vol. 8, No. 2
    Federal Estate Tax, Title Standard No. 3 — Vol. 1, No. 2
    federal judgment — Vol. 1, No. 2
    Massachusetts Estate Tax — Vol. 2, No 1
    Massachusetts Estate Tax, with Respect to Transfers for Inadequate Consideration, 
        Title Standard No. 61 — Vol. 1, No. 1
    Massachusetts tax liens, — Vol. 8, No. 2
Life tenant, sale of property — Vol. 1, No. 1

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Magnetic north versus north in plans — Vol. 3, No. 1
Marketing, cultivating prospective business relationships — Vol. 2, No. 2
Massachusetts Estate Tax Lien, releasing property from — Vol. 2, No. 1
Massachusetts Estate Tax Liens with Respect to Transfers for Inadequate Consideration,
        Title Standard No. 61 — Vol. 1, No. 1
Massachusetts tax liens — Vol. 8, No. 2 
    after-acquired property — Vol. 4, No. 4 
    duration — Vol. 4, No. 4 
    Title Standard No. 55 — Vol. 4., No. 1, — Vol. 4, No. 3 
MCA title standards. See Title standards
Mechanics' liens
    and bonds — Vol. 6, No. 2 
    expiration — Vol. 3. No. 4
    overview — Vol. 8, No. 1 
Mergers of banks, evidence of — Vol. 7, No. 1 
MERS
    discharges — Vol. 6, No. 2 
    requesting a discharge, release, or satisfaction — Vol. 1, No. 3
Middlesex South Registry of Deeds, website — Vol. 3, No. 2
Mortgages
    discharges that make a good title look bad — Vol. 1, No. 1
    discharges, Title Standard No. 25 — Vol. 3, No. 2
    equitable subrogation — Vol. 4, No. 2 
    liens — Vol. 8, No. 2
    negative amortization — Vol. 3, No. 2
    obtaining a discharge — Vol. 1, No. 2
    payoffs — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    refinancing, effect of Homestead — Vol. 2, No. 4
    release of homestead — Vol. 5, No. 1 
    revival — Vol. 7, No. 4 
    that cannot be foreclosed — Vol. 1, No. 2
Municipal lien certificates
    in refinance transactions — Vol. 2, No. 2
    limitations — Vol. 6, No. 2

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NAREB, Stewart alliance with — Vol. 4, No. 4 
National Archives Center — Vol. 2, No. 4
National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), submission to HUD regarding RESPA rule — Vol. 3, No. 2
Negative amortization — Vol. 3, No. 2
    loans — Vol. 4, No. 2 
North versus magnetic north in plans — Vol. 3, No. 1
Notarial seal, requirements of — Vol. 3, No. 1
Notices, actual and constructive — Vol. 3, No 2

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Open files listings — Vol. 1, No. 3
Out-of-order recording — Vol. 1, No. 1
    of Mortgage Discharges and Assignments, Title Standard No. 58 — Vol. 7, No. 3

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PACER — Vol. 2, No. 4
Parked property arrangements
    improvement exchange variation — Vol. 3, No. 1
    reverse exchange variations — Vol. 1, No. 3
Patriot Act, Executive order 13224 — Vol. 3, No. 1
Pending improvement endorsement, construction loans — Vol. 4, No. 2 
Policies
    comparison between — Vol. 7, No. 2 
    duplicate, request for — Vol. 1, No. 3
    negative amortization — Vol. 3, No. 2
    preparation pitfalls — Vol. 1, No. 1
    remitting — Vol. 1, No. 1
    short form — Vol. 2, No. 3
    "together with" language — Vol. 1, No. 1
Power of sale in will — Vol. 6, No. 2 
Power to sell, time restriction limiting Executor — Vol. 3, No. 2
Powers of attorney — Vol. 2, No. 4, — Vol. 6, No. 2 
    acknowledgements — Vol. 8, No. 1 
    affidavit — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    deeds — Vol. 8, No. 1 
    Title Standard No. 34 — Vol. 4, No. 4 
Practitioners, new, tips to help — Vol. 6, No. 2 
Predatory lending
    banks' reactions — Vol. 4, No. 1
    statutory requirements — Vol. 4, No. 1
Premiums
    calculating — Vol. 1, No. 1
    calculating, unusual — Vol. 3, No. 2, — Vol. 3, No. 4
Probate, statutes that affect wills — Vol. 6, No. 4 
Proof of death, alternative documentation — Vol. 5, No. 1

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Radian Lien Protection — Vol. 2, No. 4
REBA title standards. See Title standards
Record keeping
    for new client accounts — Vol. 2, No. 4
    retaining and disposing of client files — Vol. 2, No. 3
Recording laws
    actual notice — Vol. 3, No. 2
    grantee's possession of actual notice — Vol. 3, No. 1
    grantor or lessor and his heirs and devisees — Vol. 3, No. 1
Recordings
    delays at Registries of Deeds — Vol. 2, No. 1
    development of the law — Vol. 3, No. 1
    electronic — Vol. 3, No. 3 (Michael Agen's article), — Vol. 3, No. 3 (Donald Ashe's article), — Vol. 3, No. 3 (Arthur Gaudio's article)
    necessity to transfer title — Vol. 3, No. 1
    out-of-order — Vol. 1, No. 1
References, indefinite, Title Standard No. 53 — Vol. 1, No. 3
Refinance
    closing documents in transactions — Vol. 2, No. 2
    discounted residential rate — Vol. 7, No. 4 
    effect of Homestead — Vol. 2 No. 4
    effect on Homestead — Vol. 1, No. 1
    figuring the premium — Vol. 2, No. 1
    following divorce and conveyance of title to wife — Vol. 1, No. 1
Registered land, why title insurance? — Vol. 6, No. 3 
Reinsurance kickback scheme, alleged — Vol. 4, No. 2 
Releases of prior attachment and/or execution — Vol. 2, No. 2
Rental property, exchanges for — Vol.4, No. 1
Requesting title information — Vol. 4, No. 3 
RESPA
    final rule on reform — Vol. 3, No. 1
    proposed revision — Vol. 2, No. 1
    reform rule withdrawn by HUD — Vol. 3, No. 2
Restrictions, enforcement of — Vol. 1, No. 3, — Vol. 2, No. 1
Reverse exchange variations — Vol. 1, No. 3
Rule 1.15 — Vol. 3, No. 1

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Sale of property without release from remainder persons — Vol. 1, No. 1
Self Dealing by Trustee, Title Standard No. 23 — Vol. 4, No. 2 
Short form policies — Vol. 2, No. 3
Short sales — Vol. 7, No. 2, — Vol. 7, No. 3, — Vol. 7, No. 4, — Vol. 8, No. 1, — Vol. 8, No. 2 
Spanish title policies, glossaries, and brochures — Vol. 3, No. 1
Spouses, conveyances between — Vol. 4, No. 4 
Standard policies (2006), overview — Vol. 7, No. 2 
Statute of uses — Vol. 1, No. 1
Stewart Title 
    alliance with NAREB — Vol. 4, No. 4 
    market share — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    Massachusetts website, overview — Vol. 3, No. 3
    Massachusetts website, questions and answers — Vol. 4, No. 2
Subdivisions, ownership of all land requirement — Vol. 5, No. 1 
Sureclose Archive software — Vol. 7, No. 1 
SureClose software — Vol. 7, No. 1

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Tax credit, home buyers' — Vol. 8, No. 2
Tax deferred exchanges
    reverse exchange variations — Vol. 1, No. 3
    improvement and build-to-suit — Vol. 3, No. 1
    related parties — Vol. 4, No. 4 
Tax liens
    federal estate, Title Standard No. 3 — Vol. 1, No. 2
    Massachusetts Estate — Vol. 2, No. 1
    Massachusetts Estate, with Respect to Transfers for Inadequate Consideration, 
         Title Standard No. 61 — Vol. 1, No. 1
Tax titles, Title Standard No. 4 — Vol. 2, No. 2, — Vol. 2, No. 3
Telephone numbers and websites — Vol. 1, No. 3
Tenancy — Vol. 6, No. 2 
    missed — Vol. 3, No. 4
    missing interest — Vol. 9, No. 1 
    severance by the entirety — Vol. 5, No. 1 
    tenants in common — Vol. 2, No. 1
    types — Vol. 7, No. 2 
Tenancy by the entirety, unmarried persons — Vol. 4, No. 4 
Teruya Brothers v. Comm. — Vol. 4, No. 4 
Testamentary dispositions — Vol. 6, No. 4 
Title insurance
    ALTA survey, claims paid — Vol. 2, No. 3
    ALTA survey, closings that required fixing the title — Vol. 3, No. 1
    financial picture — Vol. 2, No. 4
    forecast from Freddie Mac — Vol. 2, No. 3
    pre-emption concerns — Vol. 3, No. 2
    rate increase — Vol. 2, No. 1
    Stewart Title company ratings and earnings — Vol. 7, No. 2 
    underwriting forms and guidelines — Vol. 3, No. 1
Title insurance claims, missed tenancy — Vol. 3, No. 4
Title insurance policies
    short form — Vol. 2, No. 3
    "together with" language — Vol. 1, No. 1
Title issue, resolving — Vol. 4, No. 3 
Title references and descriptions, Title Standard No. 27 — Vol. 2, No. 2, — Vol. 2, No. 3

Title standards
    No. 3, Federal Estate Tax Liens — Vol. 1, No. 2
    No. 4, Item 2, Tax Titles — Vol. 2, No. 2, — Vol. 2, No. 3
    No. 20, Levy of Execution by Sale — Vol. 3, No. 4
    No. 23, Self Dealing by Trustee — Vol. 4, No. 2 
    No. 25, Mortgage Discharges — Vol. 3, No 2
    No. 27, Item 1, Title References and Descriptions — Vol. 2, No. 2, — Vol. 2, No. 3
    No. 32, Unadministered Bankruptcy Interests — Vol. 2, No. 4
    No. 33, Transfers by Trustee — Vol. 1, No. 3
    No. 34, Powers Of Attorney — Vol. 4, No. 4 
    No. 49, Dissolution of Attachments — Vol. 2, No. 1
    No. 53, Indefinite References — Vol. 1, No. 3
    No. 55, Massachusetts Tax Liens — Vol. 4, No. 1, — Vol. 4, No. 3 
    No. 58, Out of Order Recording of Mortgage Discharges and Assignments — Vol. 7, No. 3 
    No. 61, Massachusetts Estate Tax Liens with Respect to Transfers for
         Inadequate Consideration — Vol. 1, No. 1
    No. 69, Certificates Pursuant to G.L.c. 183A, §6(d) — Vol. 3, No. 3
    No. 71, Evidence of Death of Deceased Joint Owners and Life Tenants — Vol. 5, No. 1 
    No. 72, Mortgage Instruments - Identification of Nominor (MERS) — Vol. 6, No. 1
Titles
    bad titles that look good — Vol. 1, No. 2
    getting a good title out of bankruptcy — Vol. 2, No. 2
    good titles that look bad — Vol. 1, No. 1
Transfers by trustee, Title Standard No. 33 — Vol. 1, No. 3
Trustees
    certificate statute — Vol. 2, No. 2
    deed to himself or herself — Vol. 7, No. 1 
    for clients' account — Vol. 2, No. 4
    transfer by, Title Standard No. 33 — Vol. 1, No. 3
Trusts
    constructive, bad titles that look good — Vol. 1, No. 2
    non-testamentary — Vol. 2, No. 2
    recording — Vol. 2, No. 2

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Underinsured owners — Vol. 4, No. 2 
Underwriting
    Stewart's Virtual Underwriter website — Vol. 3, No. 1
    missed claims — Vol. 3, No. 4

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Virtual underwriter website — Vol. 3, No. 1
Vital records and statistics, obtaining — Vol. 4, No. 4

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Websites
    and telephone numbers — Vol. 1, No. 3 
    help in creating yours — Vol. 7, No. 1 
    Stewartma.com, overview — Vol. 3, No. 3
    Stewartma.com, questions and answers — Vol. 4, No. 2
Wills — Vol. 6, No. 2 
    Administratix with the Will Annexed — Vol. 3, No. 2
    statutes that affect — Vol. 6, No. 4 
    time restriction limiting Executor's power to sell — Vol. 3, No. 2

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Zoning — Vol. 9, No. 1