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Source of Title Blog : Oklahoma Legislation

Okay.... Oklahoma IS Different
by Robert Franco | 2008/06/25

According to a Tulsa World reporter, Mick Hinton, "Oklahoma and Iowa are the only states in the country where abstractors are part of the process of selling land."  I think there are several thousand abstractors who use Source of Title who would disagree with Mick.  I know that I have been abstracting in Ohio for over 15 years... imagine my surprise to find out that I wasn't a part of the process of conveyancing land.  What have my clients been doing with my title work?

My knee-jerk reaction was that this reporter didn't have a clue about abstracting... however... he may not be completely wrong.  Abstractors most certainly are a very important part of the process in every state, but not like they are in Oklahoma.  Abstractors play a very different role in Oklahoma than most other states and I can see why some would question the system they use.

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Categories: Abstractors, Land Title Associations, Oklahoma Legislation, Title Industry

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Robert A. FrancoThe focus of this blog will be on sharing my thoughts and concerns related to the small title agents and abstractors. The industry has changed dramatically over the past ten years and I believe that we are just seeing the beginning. As the evolution continues, what will become of the many small independent title professionals who have long been the cornerstone of the industry?

Robert A. Franco
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