Do I Need a Lawyer When I Buy My New Home?

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The short answer is yes. After all, not only will it be the biggest, most significant purchase you’ll ever make, but it is a lengthy process requiring legal compliance in an industry littered with pitfalls and problems. Having a dedicated real estate lawyer on your side can be the difference between a smooth process and a […]

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing a Home in Mexico

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It is crucial you know the ins and outs of purchasing a home in Mexico since you are dealing with a property that is outside the US. There are, therefore, legal guidelines to follow when owning a home outside the country. The biggest issue with trying to investigate the prospects of owning property in this […]

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What You Need to Know About Homeowners Associations

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Homeowners associations are the source of far more controversy than many people realize. According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, some homeowners associations in Indiana have begun banning the use of homes in their neighborhoods for short-term rentals, because they believe that renting out homes for less than 30 days brings down property values in the […]

How Do Renters’ Legal Rights Work?

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As a renter, many of us do not think about our legal rights until something goes wrong. Take for example a tenant law in Washington DC that was recently revised. According to The Washington Post, the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA), which has been a law in DC for around 30 years, was revised […]