Liens, Real Estate, and Your Estate Plan

November 9, 2018

Buying real estate can be an essential component in your strategy for long-term financial security and stability.  A family home, rental property, or vacation cabin can all be excellent vehicles to ensure solidity and permanence for your friends and family after you are gone.  When your estate is being distributed, the debts will have to […]

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Estate Planning When Your Real Estate is Rental Property

November 8, 2018

There are many important components to a good estate plan, and each estate plan will be unique to the person and family.  One universal component, however, is that the estate plan must take into account all of the assets and liabilities of the person making the plan.  While the estate plan will obviously take into […]

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Reverse Mortgages and Your Estate Plan

October 31, 2018

We all work hard our entire lives to save for retirement.  Creating a solid financial plan and sticking to it is essential to ensuring financial stability and peace of mind in your golden years.  While retirement should be a time of rest and relaxation, it is quite possible that some unexpected expenses may arise.  Medical […]

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When Your Ex-Spouse Refuses to Sell the House

October 8, 2018

Part of the American dream is owning a home with your spouse.  When that marriage ends, there are many property issues to be determined, including who will receive that home in the divorce.  There are many ways to handle the division of the residence in a divorce.  If your spouse was ordered to sell the […]

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Property Line Disputes

October 3, 2018

Buying and owning property is a common way for families to build wealth and protect their future and that of their family.  Whether it is the family home, commercial real estate, a lake house, or any other type of property, real estate ownership is a common goal for Americans.  With the easy access to property […]

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Should I Grant an Easement to My Neighbor?

September 28, 2018

Building ties with our neighbors is a natural part of being in a community.  Whether our neighbor is a mile away or just a few yards next door, maintaining strong ties with them is important.  Sharing experiences or even the occasional cup of sugar with your neighbor may come with the experience, but what if […]

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Buying Real Estate With Your Business

September 26, 2018

Starting your own business is a way that many people see as a foundation to good future stability.  Real estate is also a strategy that many view as an investment tool that will grow in value in the future.  It comes as no surprise, then, that small business owners will often consider whether buying real […]

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Which Partnership Structure Should I Choose?

September 20, 2018

Millions of people every year open a new business.  With hard work, determination, and the right skill set, you can be a successful business owner.  Being an entrepreneur does not require a graduate degree or wealth, but it does require the right research to help you choose the right business structure.  While there are several […]

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Can the Government Claim My Property?

August 9, 2018

Few assets evoke as emotional a response from their owners as real estate.  People form strong attachments to real estate, especially where that real estate has been used as a family home or family vacation home for years or even generations.  It should therefore come as no surprise that the issue of the government seizing […]

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Common Interest Communities

August 8, 2018

Choosing a place to live is an essential and important decision, especially if you are buying the home and not just renting.  You will need to decide where to live, what features are important to you and your family, and what type of home you intend to purchase.  Some homes you may be considering could […]

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