Wayne Stephenson joined Lawyers Mutual in 1989. He has also worked with First Title and Investors Title as both an underwriting and claims attorney. He specializes in real estate matters. You can reach Wayne at 800.662.8843 or at wstephenson@lawyersmutualnc.com.

Affordable Housing Payoff Issues

There are various public entities that provide down payment and loan assistance to first time home purchasers which help many folks achieve the American Dream of home ownership. However, when those purchasers later want to refinance or sell their home, there can be issues involving the payoff of the public entity’s secured liens against the realty.  Read More

Real Estate Practitioners: Let’s Go Over This One More Time

Real Estate related wire fraud in North Carolina has been going on now for at least six years. Yet, both Lawyers Mutual and the State Bar are still seeing claims and grievances arising from wire fraud attacks which could have been avoided if the attorneys had followed the risk management advice of the Bar, Lawy… Read More