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  • Information About a Bank Foreclosure Auction: The Basic Laws & Procedures

    Buying foreclosed properties from bank auctions are perceived as the most economical way to buy a property.However,determining what is involved in a bank foreclosure auction requires knowing if the state allows non-judicial proceedings. If it does, state...
    By ciel s cantoria November 30, 2010 

  • How to Change a Deed when the Property has a Loan

    There may be circumstances in your life where you need to know how to change a deed when a property has a loan on it. Some instances may be divorce, foreclosures, or deed transfers. How do all of these work? Jean Scheid offers some tips.
    By Jean Scheid November 21, 2010 

  • Rights of the Owner in a Property Easement

    Different countries have different concepts in the application and implementation of easement rules. On top of that, so do the different states in the US. Hence, it is inevitable that elements of confusion will crop up regarding the property easement...
    By ciel s cantoria November 20, 2010 


  • A Guide to Opening & Using an Escrow Account

    The need to explain & furnish a guide for opening an escrow account, stems from the fact that this was not originally used as a payment tool. Escrow formerly referred to a deed, but has evolved through the years. It became a tool to guarantee payment...
    By ciel s cantoria November 18, 2010 

  • How Long to Set a Home Contingency

    By federal law, a real estate contract must contain a contingency clause that allows the buyer ten (10) days for a lead paint inspection. Determining how long should seller give buyer with home contingency offers is important for the seller and...
    By Finn Orfano November 17, 2010 

  • Tax Tips for Joint Home Ownership

    You are bound to face great challenges despite the benefits of owning a home jointly with other people. One of the trickiest areas concerns taxes, which is why you need the following tax tips for joint home ownership to help you get the most out of your...
    By Richard Lango November 11, 2010 


  • Tax Tips for the Home Buyer: 2010

    If you are a new homeowner, do you know about the tax tips for home buyers for 2010? If not, some tax credits have been extended so you may be able to claim your first home credit via your 2010 tax return or amend your 2009 and even 2008 return.
    By Jean Scheid October 22, 2010 

  • Recourse of a Buyer after the Sale of a Home

    Most people do their homework before buying a new home but sometimes after moving in the new owners discover problems that are expensive to remedy. What is the recourse of a buyer to seller ? After the sale of the home, state laws vary on the seller's...
    By Ciaran_john October 10, 2010 

  • Home Seller and Buyer Liability for a Home Inspection

    Complicated legal situations and disputes can be avoided if buyers and sellers use the services of a home inspector prior to a home sale. Many people are unsure of the seller liability and buyer home inspection benefits but both parties can save time...
    By Ciaran_john October 9, 2010 

  • Facts About the Legal Eviction Process

    The legal eviction process is slightly different in each state, but overall, all landlords have the right to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent, illegal activities, disturbing the peace, or other lease violations. To begin eviction proceedings, the...
    By Michelle Burton October 8, 2010 
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