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- What Is a Partition Action and How Does a Real Estate Lawyer Help?
Partition actions often come about because the property or land that has been purchased has more than one person’s interest. This could be a loved one or someone that has a financial interest.
- When Do I Need a Real Estate Lawyer?
A real estate lawyer performs many important functions. Knowing when you may need the assistance of a real estate lawyer may help you avoid potential problems.
- Common Mistakes in New York Mechanic's Liens
Contractors and suppliers file liens in New York because they didn't get paid. But because liens are statutory creatures, sometimes the most minute detail can void the lien and prevent the contractor or supplier from getting paid.
- Adjacent (Neighboring) Property Construction in New York City
When building in the tight confines of New York City is is often necessary to work with your neighbor to allow the construction to be safely performed. It is also common that the construction will cause damage to the neighboring properties. This article discusses some of issues involved with such construction.
- How to Terminate Joint Tenancy in New Jersey
What is joint tenancy? It’s a form of joint possession of property. It’s similar to tenancy in common, however, the difference is that joint tenancy includes the survivorship right.
- Severe Weather Incidents in Texas Spur Record Insurance Claims by Home and Property Owners
The state of Texas experiences more instances of high winds, hail storms, tornadoes, flooding, and other extreme weather events than any other state in the U.S. Although insurance offers home and property owners some protection from damage caused by extreme weather, many homeowners may be vulnerable due to coverage exclusions or bad faith actions by an insurance company.
- Guarding Against Personal Liability for Rental Property Owners in California
Big rewards can be reaped by owning investment properties, but so too can big risks. One common threat real estate investors wish to avoid is personal liability for judgments resulting from a lawsuit.
- Buying a Home? Four Tips to Consider
Buying a home is a huge investment. It can be an excellent investment – but without proper planning and foresight, it can also turn into a disaster.
- California's Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement
If you are selling or leasing your home, you must comply with the Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Law. That law requires that sellers provide the prospective buyer with a Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement (“TDS”).
- 3 Ways a Florida Real Estate Attorney Can Help Property Buyers & Sellers
Buying or selling property is usually the biggest financial transaction in anyone’s life. It can have a ripple effect on your finances for decades to come. Whether those ripples are beneficial or detrimental depends on the details of the transaction.