December 25, 2017
We have a critical federal income tax issue of note for consideration by our clients: >>> You may benefit from pre-paying your 2017 real estate/property tax bill(s) before year’s end. >>> County Treasurers in Hamilton County, Butler County, Clermont County and Warren County have confirmed that you can determine and pay your entire 2018 real estate … Continue reading Federal Income Tax: Urgent 2017 year-end notice about real estate taxes
September 8, 2017
We caught Team Ivy hard at work on a Friday afternoon, all wearing their snazzy new Ivy Pointe Title polos. From left to right: Chris Finney, Laura Linneman, Tida Griffits, Patty Gillespie, and Rick Turner. Thanks, all!
September 3, 2017
I want to extend a warm and sincere “Thank You” to the attorneys, staff, vendors, and clients of Finney Law Firm, LLC who have joined together to make our firm — dedicated to “Making a Difference” for our clients and in our profession and community — a tremendous success in our first four years in … Continue reading Thank you, one and all.
April 10, 2017
As we have grown, the vision of the Finney Law Firm is sharpening for our clients and the public: A broad array of services offered in one firm, each practice area delivered in a quality fashion. At our core, we are a real estate firm, with experienced transactional attorneys, a title insurance company that insures residential and … Continue reading At our core we are a Cincinnati real estate law firm, but we offer depth of experience in a broad array of areas of law
April 2, 2016
We are excited to announce that Finney Law Firm attorneys Isaac T. Heintz and W.Z. “Dylan” Sizemore will present “Five Pillars of Success” to the Greater Cincinnati Home Builders Association on Wednesday, April 20th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. HBA members and non-members are invited, but non-members (“Future members”) must pay $25 to attend. … Continue reading Isaac Heintz and Dylan Sizemore present “Five Pillars of Success” to Home Builders on April 20th
March 23, 2016
I recently was asked by a commercial real estate salesman desiring to refer to Ivy Pointe Title: “Who is your underwriter and what is the quality of their paper?” Who is our underwriter? We are proud to have been accepted as an agent for First American Title Insurance Co. We write exclusively with First American as … Continue reading Our title underwriter: First American
January 31, 2016
After 30 years as a real estate attorney, I thought I had seen everything: Bill Erpenbeck, mortgage fraud, short sale fraud, and the massive fraud perpetrated on America by Wall Street in the housing crisis. Indeed, well before the mortgage crisis hit with full force, I authored a continuing education course entitled “Fraud” and taught it to thousands … Continue reading Catch me if you can: How to steal real property
January 18, 2016
Tuesday of this week Finney Law Firm attorneys Isaac T. Heintz and W. Z. “Dylan” Sizemore present “5 Pillars of Success” for the Anderson Chamber of Commerce. The course addresses the foundations of business success through carefully establishing and planning the success of your business with legal strategies in corporate law, real estate law and estate planning. A video … Continue reading Isaac Heintz and Dylan Sizemore instruct: “Five Pillars of Success” to Anderson Chamber of Commerce
August 12, 2015
October 3 is the new launch date for the new residential closing regulations from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (“CFPB”). For the residential lending business, this means new waiting periods for closings, new forms, new technology, new reporting requirements, and new security procedures. At Ivy Pointe Title, we have been preparing for this date for a long … Continue reading CFPB changes hit with full force October 3
May 24, 2015
We recently were consulted by a couple who had purchased three residential lots with lake frontage. They intended to build a home that straddles all three lots, so clear title to all three is critical to their plans. Unfortunately, when they went to the bank for a loan on the properties to build their dream home, … Continue reading An interesting set of title problems — how could the buyer have been protected?