Archive for the ‘Real Estate Law’ Category

Is It Worth Fighting an Illegal Eviction in Court?

After receiving an eviction notice, some people wonder if it is worth fighting in court. The answer depends on several things, including the dollar amount involved, the reason for the eviction, the date you would have to leave, and whether the eviction was illegal. If you find yourself in this situation and want to do […]

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January 16th, 2018

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Real Estate Law

Home Defects: Do I Have the Right to Sue and If So, Whom Do I Target?

Even with a great Realtor, there is a lot that goes into buying a home. For a newly constructed home, there is little to worry about regarding defects since it remains under warranty. However, for an existing home, the seller has the responsibility of disclosing major defects, otherwise referred to as material defects. A “material […]

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September 7th, 2017

Category:
Real Estate Law

What Are My Legal Rights After Finding Mold in a Newly Purchased Home?

Before buying an existing home, it is imperative to have a home inspection performed. That way, potential problems are identified and corrected. A check for mold or mold-related problems should be included in the inspection. Once the inspection is complete, ask the inspector whether any mold or potential mold dangers were identified. If the answer […]

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December 16th, 2016

Category:
Real Estate Law

Getting Legal Help with a Property Line Dispute

Disputes over properly lines are not uncommon. For most landowners, this problem can be resolved fairly easy. However, there are times when a properly line dispute becomes a very heated issue. When facing this dilemma, make sure that the deed descriptions are accurate. If things between you and your neighbor are civil, the two of […]

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July 13th, 2016

Category:
Real Estate Law
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Recovering Property Damage Caused by a Tenant

Although there are many rewards associated with being a landlord, there is also potential for major headaches. One positive aspect of being a landlord is that most often, the law leans in your favor. If you have been left with serious damage to a property that you own, you may have no other recourse than […]

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March 30th, 2016

Category:
Real Estate Law

Hiring an Attorney for an Evicted Tenant Who Refuses to Leave

As a landlord, the last thing you want to deal with is a tenant who refuses to pay, and the legal eviction process that follows. However, as a landlord, this is part of the job. Therefore, you should become familiar with the laws for eviction governing your state. For your protection, before you rent to […]

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