Real Property

Planning for real estate, mortgages and more.

How To Leave Your Home To Your Kids

Many parents want to know the best way to leave a home to their children. Before you make a plan, you should first be sure that your children actually want the property. We have seen too many parents take on unnecessary financial hardship in order to keep a home as an...

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Should I Pay Off My Mortgage Now?

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage Now or Save More Money? To many people, living debt-free is a lifelong dream. It’s the picture of the easy life. Retired with no debt. . . You may be surprised to learn, however, that debt-free is not always the best decision -...

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Can I Benefit from a Reverse Mortgage?

Can I Benefit from a Reverse Mortgage? It seems that we can’t turn on the television or radio without hearing an ad for a “reverse mortgage.” So what is a reverse mortgage exactly, and who can benefit from using one? A reverse mortgage is a type of loan taken out...

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Before You Sign a Residential Lease

The Top Three Things to Know Before You Sign a Residential Lease If you own your home or you’ve been renting so long that this information is old hat to you, consider sharing the details with a young adult or almost adult in your family who would benefit from this...

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How to Benefit from an Estate Plan

How to Benefit from an Estate Plan When You Own Real Estate Many parents believe that by adding a child’s name to a property deed, they can pass along the property outside of probate. Unfortunately, those who act on that belief often find they have invited more...

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How to Protect Your Real Estate Assets

If you own real estate, chances are you have purchased insurance to protect your assets against damage or loss.  But have you taken the necessary steps to protect your assets against lawsuits or probate? If you own rental properties, there is likely a nagging fear in...

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Your Next Home Sale Closing

What You Must Pay Attention to At Your Next Home Sale Closing A home sale closing is the end of the process of buying a home. It is the point at which the seller gets paid and the buyer receives title to the property. In addition to the seller and buyer, the parties...

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