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Foreclosure Market Trends In 2014 Both Good And Bad News For New Home Buyers

Foreclosure Market Trends In 2014 Both Good And Bad News For New Home Buyers

A new foreclosure forecast guide from LoanLove.com explains how foreclosure rates will affect the housing market in the year ahead. Foreclosure levels are slowly but surely getting lower, and while this is good news for the recovery of the U.S. housing market it can actually be a pretty mixed blessing for new home buyers in […]

Washington Home Foreclosure Laws

Washington Home Foreclosure Laws

Get the basics on the laws governing the foreclosure process in Washington.   When looking for information about foreclosures, keep in mind that every state has its own set of laws that must be complied with. What is true in one state may be different in another. If you don’t plan to hire a lawyer, […]

10 Legal tips when buying property

10 Legal tips when buying property

by Dinh Nguyen Safety, habitability, functionality and comfort are components that users looking for when buying property, however it is important to look beyond. What should you look for? In various circumstances users are bound to undergo a huge investment, you must take an economic and legal analysis that may lead to relevant evidence the […]

Legal advice to buying property: All you want to know

Legal advice to buying property: All you want to know

By.Preeti Sharma, Magicbricks.com Bureau   If you are planning to buy a home in near future, you must be aware that there are several legal aspects points to take care of before you invest your hard-earned money in a property. You not only have to select a property that meets your requirements, but also have […]

Real Estate Legal Advice: Transactions & Disputes

Real Estate Legal Advice: Transactions & Disputes

  Real estate law is comprised two general areas – real estate transactions and real estate disputes. Real Estate Transactions In many states real estate transactions are completed by a lawyer.  Certainly in those states where you may be buying or selling a home, you will need to hire a real estate lawyer.  In states […]

Legal How-To: Evicting a Tenant

Legal How-To: Evicting a Tenant

By Jenny Tsay, Esq   Landlords faced with less-than-stellar tenants may be wondering how to legally evict troublesome tenants. It’s a question that’s often raised in our FindLaw Answers Landlord and Tenant forum. There are several reasons why a landlord would want to evict a tenant: for example, non-payment of rent, significant property damage, and violating the terms of […]

What is Real Estate Law?

What is Real Estate Law?

By Joshua Just   Although real estate law may not be a very publicly visible form of law, it’s nonetheless indispensable to real estate transactions. And one way or another, property buyers and sellers eventually become familiar with it. The field of real estate law is a broad one and overlaps in some places with contract […]

Mountain Law: Real estate brokers and sellers take note: Seller financing just got harder

Mountain Law: Real estate brokers and sellers take note: Seller financing just got harder

Those familiar with the standard real estate forms promulgated by the Colorado Real Estate Commission will notice a change on the 2014 contracts. Previously the contracts contained “fill in the blanks” for the buyer and the seller to agree to the terms of seller financing, but no longer. Why the change? In brief, the commission […]

Legal How-To: Battling a Neighborhood Eyesore

Legal How-To: Battling a Neighborhood Eyesore

By Betty Wang, JD   How can you battle a neighborhood eyesore? Nobody likes unsightly property — overgrown weeds, peeling and rotting paint, and a general unkempt appearance can detract from the quality of your neighborhood. Sure, it may not be your problem or your fault, but why should you have to look at it? On […]

Help A Seller Out: 5 Tips Buyers Would Give Sellers if they Could

Help A Seller Out: 5 Tips Buyers Would Give Sellers if they Could

Tara-Nicholle Nelson   Tara-Nicholle Nelson is a real estate broker, attorney, syndicated columnist and author of two critically acclaimed books on real estate. Recent Posts It is a rare occurrence these days to have a home’s buyer and seller sit down around the kitchen table to make a deal. In some areas, they do still […]

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