Michael J Sikora III named to Executive Committee of NAIOP Ohio

Omni Title LLC is pleased to announce that Mike Sikora has been named to the Executive Committee of NAIOP Ohio.

Amber named Membership Chair for NAIOP Northern Ohio

Omni Title LLC is pleased to announce that Amber Koriath was named Membership Chair for NAIOP Northern Ohio.

The Docket: Missing Owner in Granting Clause – Not Necessarily Fatal

Check out ALTA’s latest version of TitleNews to read the lead story covering Mike Sikora’s analysis of the recent Ohio Supreme Court decision that deals with a subject addressed by Ohio’s New Title Cure Statute.

Church & State Development Project

Congratulations to Hemingway Development on the successful closing of the Church&State development project!  Omni Title was proud to provide the title and escrow services for that transaction.  https://www.crainscleveland.com/real-estate/ohio-city-project-closes-60-million-financing

Incomplete Mortgage Legal Description Was Adequate to Impart Notice

The most recent ALTA Title Insurance Law Newsletter covers a case handled by Sikora Law where the Court held that a metes and bounds description, though incomplete, was adequate to impart notice.  Click Here to Read Full Article

 

 

 

 

 

Fallout from Project Failure

Read Mike Sikora’s Article in the Commercial Real Estate Happenings section of the May issue of Properties Magazine.

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Ohio Appeals Court Holds Perfection Not Needed for Valid Mortgage

ALTA’s TitleNews Online published the following article written by Mike Sikora, which provides a review of a ruling by an Ohio appeals court that addressed multiple property issues, including what is needed for a mortgage to be valid.

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Mike Sikora named to Executive Committee of the OSBA Real Property Section Council

Congratulations to Mike Sikora who was recently named to the Executive Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Real Property Section Council!

 

 

 

 

OLTA Members Take the Title Industry’s Message to the Statehouse

On March 7, Brad Linville attended the Ohio Land Title Association’s 4th Annual Legislative Day in Columbus.  Brad and other Members advocated for the passage of HB 407 to abolish dower, as well as providing feedback on SB 263 codifying electronic notarization.  Attendees also heard from Senator Steve Wilson, co-sponsor of SB 263, and Representative Jim Butler, Chair of the House Civil Justice Committee.

Dower on its Death Bed?

A Real Estate Bill to abolish dower in Ohio was reported out of the House Civil Justice Committee yesterday afternoon.  The Ohio Land Title Association and Mike Sikora, on behalf of NAIOP Ohio, submitted expert testimony in support of the Bill.