NY Real Estate Attys Shun E-Signing At High Cost

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 7:11 PM EST) -- New York is one of the few states where many real estate practitioners prefer to do deals the old-fashioned way, without the use of electronic signatures. Whether it's Luddism or a concern about liability, experts say this hesitancy to adapt may be costing significant time and money.

In many states it's been customary for years to conduct real estate deals in an almost entirely digital fashion, but New York, New Jersey and several other states have lagged behind in enacting legislation to make it possible, safe...
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