Archive for the ‘Real Estate Law’ Category

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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

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Real Estate Law
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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

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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

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Real Estate Law
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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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Legal Methods for Stopping a Home Foreclosure

Following the real estate market crash, people all over the country lost their homes to foreclosure, along with many more to short sale. Last year, the number of foreclosures hit the lowest level since 2006. As of January 2015, foreclosures dropped another 2.7 percent, bringing the total number to a consecutive 39-month low. Throughout the […]

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How to Lower Your Property Taxes Using Property Tax Appeals

Studies consistently show that 25 percent of U.S. property owners are paying more property tax than what is required by law. It doesn’t always result in lower taxes, but there are situations where appeals are accepted by your county for reassessment. What’s a Tax Appeal The tax agency can sometimes make mistakes. Property taxes are […]

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April 30th, 2015

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Real Estate Law | Tax Law