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Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

By: Ben Ipock, Title Counsel


Not too long ago, I was cruising down US Highway 1 headed out of Wake County, listening to my favorite classic rock channel on XM radio. Some days you just need to roll the windows down and turn up the music! With my foot on the accelerator as I was headed south the famed AC/DC classic “Dirty Deeds DoneDirt Cheap” blared throughout the car and I couldn’t help but think about some of the dirty deeds I have seen in the dirt law business as both a practicing attorney and a title attorney. Most of the time these dirty deeds, both old and new, are non-attorney drafted, cheap templates pulled off the shelf at the local office supply store or downloaded from the internet, most have been improperly completed and executed by the parties themselves. Anyone who practices real estate law is bound to have made the occasional drafting error, after all we are human.

Some of the frequent questions we receive at Attorneys Title are about the validity of an already recorded
deed or an assessment of a proposed deed for an upcoming transaction. We are happy to review these on
a case-by-case basis and offer our opinion and as to the insurability of a deed when requested. Every
situation is truly unique based of the specific facts. While the “requirements” for a deed are very slim, there
is a big difference between a dirty deed, an acceptable deed or a perfect deed.


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Attorneys Title merges with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Carolinas Realty providing growth and new business opportunities

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (December 4, 2017) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty today announced the acquisition of Attorneys Title, a leading, independently owned title insurance agency in North Carolina. Financial terms were not disclosed.

With more than 35 years of experience, seven offices, and 25 employees, Attorneys Title is known for its experienced legal team and underwriting professionals who provide best-in-class customer service and unequalled local expertise in both residential and commercial transactions across North and South Carolina.

One of the largest full-service residential real estate firms in North Carolina, the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty family of companies serves the metropolitan areas and surrounding communities of Charlotte, the Triad, the Triangle, and Pinehurst & Southern Pines with nearly 900 sales associates in 15 offices. With the merger, the Carolinas family of companies adds additional resources and valuable expertise to help customers buy and sell their homes and furthers their commitment to providing a seamless experience throughout the real estate transaction. Kimberly Rosenberg will remain with the company as president of Attorneys Title and Bryan Rosenberg will continue as vice president of operations. Kimberly and Bryan will continue to lead the firm’s growth initiatives and manage day-to-day operations.

“The longstanding commitment by Attorneys Title to our customers and our employees will not change,” said Kimberly Rosenberg. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty and Attorneys Title have a shared vision of providing superior customer service. In Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty we have found a business partner with an impeccable reputation and one that provides us with exciting opportunities for growth as we continue to serve the needs of our new and existing clients.”

“The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty family of companies is committed to redefining home buying, home selling, and home ownership by integrating all the elements of the real estate transaction into a seamless experience,” said Tommy Camp, president & CEO of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty family of companies. “The merger of Attorneys Title into our organization reinforces and strengthens this commitment and our ability to provide the highest level of service to our clients and sales associates.”


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Attorneys Title has been providing title insurance services to North Carolina real property attorneys for over thirty years.  We are long-standing supporters of the approved-attorney system and have continually provided  the best customer service in the industry.  With offices located throughout North Carolina and one of the most experienced legal teams in the business today, we are well-equipped to continue that proud tradition.  

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