A lawyer is a person who can give legal advice, draft contracts, help with lawsuits, anything related to the law. Many people don’t consult with a lawyer when they should. Take advantages of the services of a lawyer, depending on your situation. When buying property, writing a will or trying to untangle your taxes, a lawyer can be a great help.
A real estate investor asks what to do now that his 1031 exchange company in California has closed its doors. The real estate investor may not be able to get his funds back. Who can the real estate investor contact regarding the 1031 exchange company that went out of business?
When you buy a property in a subdivision, your property likely has easements around it. In some cases these easements are for utilities. An easement allows a second party, such as a utility company or neighbor, access to property. Easements are legally documented and it's helpful to consult a real estate attorney to understand them.
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Women going through divorce may need advice about what to do about their house, especially if their names aren't on the deed or title to the house. When your name is not on a house deed, do you still have a right to part of the home value? To figure out how to handle such a divorce situation you should see a divorce attorney.
What does it means to sign a quit claim deed? If you're ever asked to sign a quit claim deed read it carefully. Quit claim deeds can be used to add or remove someone's name from a title. What effect does signing a quit claim deed have on a person's rights to the home? And what happens to the property during a divorce?
If you're looking for zero down mortgage but don't qualify for a VA loan, you could look into the USDA Rural Development Guarantee Loan Program. When shopping for homeowners insurance, be sure to look at more than price because you may miss out on extra coverage that could save you money in the long run. And if you're a home buyer or seller, be cautious about having your attorney share the results of a home inspection.