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Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:56:14 -0500

 



Mississauga City in Canada

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:55:40 -0500

Mississauga is located on lake Ontario next to Toronto and is considered Sixth largest city of Canada. The city has a population of over 700,000 as per 2011 census and is considered one of the fastest growing cities in Canada due to the foreign attraction in real estate. Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada's busiest airports also located in Mississauga.



Seeking the Advice of a Land Law Expert

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:03:53 -0500

Picture this scenario: after months of careful consideration and feasibility studies, you have finally decided to develop and build a commercial establishment on that piece of land you've inherited from your parents. However, a relative you didn't know you had is contesting your ownership of the land, thereby, throwing a wrench into your carefully laid out plans. What should you do?



Land Use Act 1978 - Consent

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:51:08 -0500

The land tenure system in Nigeria was revolutionized in 1978 with the promulgation of the Land Use Act ("LUA"). In accordance with the LUA, all land comprised in the territory of each state (except land vested in the Federal Government or its agencies) are now vested in the Governor of the State, who holds the same in trust for the citizens of the State.



Buying a Property in Romania - Real Estate Law in Romania

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:15:10 -0500

Buying a property in Romania involves many factors. There are a number of considerations to make before committing into purchasing Romania Real Estate. Some of these include the type of property, the price of the property, the location of the property, the reason for purchasing the property, the quality and workmanship of the property, the legal processes and the costs involved in acquiring the Romanian property.



Developers to Be Registered Under RERA 2016 Act

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:20:28 -0500

RERA will act as a watchdog which will ensure all the developers, real estate agents and buyers comply with the rules and regulations. RERA will put an end to all the malpractices in the realty sector of India, thus ensuring complete transparency in operations.



What Are the Fire Safety Requirements for Landlords?

Thu, 19 May 2016 14:11:31 -0500

Summary of fire safety requirements for landlords in the UK. This details the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and the Housing Act 2004.



Fire Risk Assessments For Landlords

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:08:12 -0500

Landlords have legal obligations when it comes to fire safety and looking after the people who reside in their properties. These requirements do differ depending on the type of property you own or rent out.



Acquisition Of Real Estate in Cyprus

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:37:21 -0500

The geographical location of Cyprus between Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa together with the well-established legal, banking and accounting infrastructures urge local and foreign business people to invest in immovable property. A considerable advantage of the Cyprus legal system is the protection of ownership without discriminations.



Registering Real Estate In Israel - Tabu, Minhal

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:56:55 -0500

Registering Real Estate in Israel - In Israel, the right and legal action of purchasing Real Estate is through the Land Registry Department included under the Ministry of Justice, or as often referred in Israel "The Tabu". The Israeli Tabu is the body in charge of registering any Real Estate action into the Bureau's official books. There are three different and separate books: the Rights Book, the Joint House Book and the Deeds book.



Real Estate Attorneys

Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:39:09 -0500

Real estate transactions may call for a real estate attorney. But, what should you look for when choosing someone that will represent your best interests and needs to the fullest?



New 2016 California Mold Law

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:32:34 -0500

The 2016 California Mold Law makes visible mold a code enforceable substandard housing condition. California is the first state to define visible mold as substandard housing. Landlords can now be cited, and required to safely remove visible mold in their rentals. Minor mold is considered a household cleaning task for tenants to correct.



What Your Conveyance Attorney Should Do For You

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:35:56 -0600

Obtaining ownership of immovable property is not something that simply happens through the signing of documents. It is a process that takes getting the property registered in the buyer's name in a deeds registry office. Conveyance can be defined as a legal process that oversees the lawful transfer of ownership of immovable property. With every property selling a new deed transfer must take place and registered and a convenyancing lawyer or attorney ensures certainty and security throughout the process.



Considerations To Make When Choosing A Conveyancing Firm

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:18:57 -0600

Selling and buying property can be challenging, especially if you do not use a competent conveyance attorney to help you with the process. There are however so many conveyancing firms that offer services that can make the process pleasant and smooth for you and you can hire an attorney with ease. However, even with the many firms offering the conveyance services, you must ensure that the firm you choose has what it takes to offer you excellent results.



Immovable Property Regulations in Cyprus

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:58:44 -0600

The Republic of Cyprus is an attractive location for real estate investments. Some of them are the geographic location of the island and the double tax treaties with 45 countries.



Title Deeds: Amendment of Transfers and Mortgaging Property Law

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:43:38 -0600

The amendment of Transfers and Mortgaging Property Law will resolve the issues emerged from the failure to provide Title Deeds to purchasers who have paid for the property they bought and fulfilled all the necessary obligations, due to developer's debts. Precisely, the new legislation authorises, under certain conditions, the Land Registry to exempt, eliminate, transfer and annulate mortgages and/or other encumbrances. Furthermore, the provisions of the Law N. 139(1)/2015, also known as 'hidden mortgage' law, includes all sales held before the end of 2014.



Empowering Yourself To Take Action - Jointly Owned Property Disputes

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:06:26 -0600

Relationships end for many reasons. Maybe this was a gradual process during your relationship or there was an incident that caused a rapid, irreversible change in your relationship. There does however come a time when things come to a head. It's amazing how the person you once loved and shared your hopes and dreams with as well as your plans for the future with suddenly becomes a stranger right before your eyes, especially when they can't accept that the relationship is over and that you want to move on.



Four Reasons It's Cheaper to Hire a Real Estate Attorney

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:14:23 -0600

The process of buying a home can be filled with complications. Here are four reasons why hiring a real estate attorney can save you money and stress in the long run.



A Real Estate Attorney Can Turn Your Entrepreneurial Ideas Into Action

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 06:30:55 -0500

A real estate attorney can help you decipher the possibilities and empower your own hyper-local business ideas in your neighborhood. Learn how they can help you navigate zoning codes and more.



Important Services Offered By Your Local Real Estate Attorney

Thu, 22 Oct 2015 06:29:32 -0500

A real estate attorney is highly qualified to settle your property disputes. However, you can also tap their expertise for valuable insights on a wide range of legal issues.



Retiring Abroad Can Be Adventurous And Financially Smart

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:18:43 -0500

For many reasons, like politics, taxes, the cost of living etc., more Americans who are facing retirement are choosing to look outside of the US to spend their silver & golden years. Since more investments have taken a hit here in the US, retirees are looking to keep their American citizenship and retire abroad. Most are simply looking for a place where their dollar will go farther.



What Can a Real Estate Attorney Do to Prevent Home Foreclosure?

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:02:23 -0500

A real estate attorney is well-versed in foreclosure law and can negotiate and represent you in court. Some potential solutions to delay or prevent foreclosure are reinstatement, mortgage modification, refinance, short sale, deed in lieu, and bankruptcy.



Real Estate Lawyers - Your Options

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:37:11 -0500

Transactions involving real estate can be quite complex and you might need a real estate lawyer to help you make sense from the transaction process and the details involved in the same. Legal transactions need to be managed carefully so that both property sellers and buyers get the best from the processes and this is what real estate lawyers can help you with. The lawyers can handle a number of services on your behalf as far as the property transactions go whether they are individual house purchasing needs or commercial needs, residential developments to industrial developments.



Real Estate Closing Attorney

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:22:41 -0500

A closing attorney can be defined as a real estate attorney specializing in the closing of property transactions. He is responsible for the examination of the property title and resolving all issues that could arise before a property close. The attorney also reviews and explains all documents to be signed so they are accurate and well understood to the parties involved in the process. Real estate closing can get complicated and thorough law knowledge is required hence the need to have an attorney handle the process for you.



The Case For Hiring A Real Estate Lawyer

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:31:45 -0500

Buying or selling a home? Here's why you should consider hiring a real estate lawyer before you sign anything.



Two Reasons Why You Should Hire A Real Estate Attorney

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:14:44 -0500

Hiring a real estate attorney may seem like an unnecessary expense when you are buying or selling a property, but it is worth it. A lawyer who specializes in property sales can save you time, problems, worry, and even money.



What to Include in a Landlord Law Tenant Pet Policy

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:11:50 -0500

Having a pet policy can protect landlords from damage caused by animals. A landlord law pet policy can also help offset your risk by excluding dangerous animals.



3 Things That Knowing Your Local Tenant Law Can Save You From

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:10:40 -0500

Nearly everyone who has ever rented a house or apartment can tell you horror stories of dealing with their landlord. Knowing your local tenant law can save you a lot of aggravation, discomfort, and money.



The Modern Real Estate Lawyer Has Many Functions

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 06:18:58 -0500

A real estate lawyer in today's market has many functions beyond the buying and selling of property. In addition to preparing the necessary documents, these professionals have to ensure that there are no hidden legal obstacles involving the land that could impact their clients in the years to come.



Foreclosure Attorney Can Help Answer Your Questions

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:27:34 -0500

Is your home currently in foreclosure? Get answers to your most pressing questions from a foreclosure attorney.



Why Hiring a Real Estate Attorney Is Essential

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:03:14 -0500

Buying or selling a home requires a team of professionals to navigate the legal contracts. Learn about the services performed by a real estate attorney.



What Does A Real Estate Closing Attorney Do?

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:02:46 -0500

In the market for a new home? A real estate closing attorney may be able to save you time and money on your purchase. Find out how here.



Six Good Reasons to Use a Real Estate Attorney When Buying or Selling Your Home

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:51:41 -0500

Many times, both buyers and sellers feel that they can go through residential transactions without the assistance of a real estate attorney (state permitting). The truth is, even if his or her presence is not legally required, a property lawyer can save you a lot of headaches. Here are a few of the things that they take care of for you.



Do You Need a Real Estate Law Firm?

Fri, 12 Jun 2015 06:04:46 -0500

Real estate transactions can be complicated. There are many reasons why buyers and sellers may want to seek the services of a real estate law firm.



When Will You Need a Real Estate Lawyer?

Fri, 12 Jun 2015 06:03:43 -0500

A real estate lawyer can help you in a variety of ways. Learn about when you may need their legal assistance.



Why You Need a Real Estate Lawyer More Than You Think

Thu, 21 May 2015 06:07:27 -0500

Certain property deals can be handled by a realty agent, but others should be tended to by a real estate lawyer. When it comes to contracts and disputed situations, you want a highly educated and experienced professional on your side.



Can A Foreclosure Attorney Help You Stay In Your Home?

Thu, 21 May 2015 06:06:10 -0500

Are you in danger of losing your home? Find out what a foreclosure attorney can do for you.



What Are the Easiest and the Most Hassle-Free Ways of Buying and Selling a Property?

Wed, 20 May 2015 14:55:26 -0500

One of the biggest and the most important investments that most of you make is on your house. Why does everyone work so hard? To earn a living, right? But most importantly, it is because to provide a roof over their family's head. Whether you live in a small apartment or a giant mansion; that's another thing altogether but for everyone, purchasing a house or building it is a significant investment



What You Should Know About Tenant Law

Thu, 07 May 2015 06:34:04 -0500

Tenant law can be downright confusing. Read this article for more information on what you need to do when faced with eviction.



Why You Need A Real Estate Lawyer When Buying A Home

Thu, 07 May 2015 06:24:34 -0500

You are buying a home. You are already dealing with brokers, a title company, and bankers. Do you really need to hire a real estate lawyer as well? If you are a first-time buyer, a couple of hours of an attorney's time are just low-priced insurance.



Laws Governing Real Estate Buying and Selling in France

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:59:58 -0500

One real estate transaction that requires the involvement of French law is the relationship between a landlord and a tenant. Here the law specifically lists out the buying and selling obligations of each party and serves to create an atmosphere of trust and understanding that creates an amicable business relationship. The overriding law In France, the dominant law that regulates the relationship between landlord and tenant is the Mermez Act of 1989. Despite minor amendments this law has largely remained intact and has become the overriding law on tenancy agreements.



What Is a Contract Really?

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 06:13:04 -0500

Have you ever wondered what law and contracts was all about? It is not just what is written, not really. Read this article and first, it will keep you away from trouble, and secondly it will enable you to do your projects without worry.



Private Property, Public Benefit

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:36:27 -0500

New York courts finally recognize the economic truth about the city's rent regulations. "Public benefit" thus joins "housing emergency" on the list of phrases that mean something substantially different in the context of New York than they do in the rest of the country.



Do I Need an LLC for My Rental Property?

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:56:25 -0600

If you are considering buying an investment property and want to know how an LLC can help you, read on. In this article, we discuss why it can make sense to use an LLC for real estate investing.



Eviction Attorney for Landlords: The Importance of the 3 Day Notice

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:49:53 -0600

Do you need to evict a tenant? Are you a landlord experiencing problems with your tenant? Perhaps your tenant stopped paying the rent. Maybe your tenant is violating a term of the rental agreement, such as smoking or having pets when the lease says that smoking and pets are not allowed. Or perhaps your tenant is damaging your home or causing a nuisance with the neighbors. If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you may need to evict your tenant.



What Determines the Validity of Quit Notices in Nigeria: Technical Accuracy or Substantial Justice?

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:03:56 -0600

Before the first and second world wars, the relationship between the landlord and tenant was an abusive and exploitative one; the landlord wielded and exercised enormous powers over his tenant. He was entitled to evict his tenant at any time, for no reason whatsoever through the use of force or other means of self-help. He was under no obligation then to furnish the tenant with notice of his intention to terminate the tenancy or to recover possession of his premises.



Why the Law Was Designed to Favour Tenants at the Expense of Their Landlords

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:21:20 -0600

Once upon a time, before the advent of modern legislation regulating Landlord and Tenant relations, Tenants were at the mercy of their Landlords who wielded and exercised excessive powers over them. Then, the Landlord had the power to unilaterally increase rent and the Tenant was not in a position to question the increment however arbitrary, unconscionable and unjustified the increment was. The Landlord also had the power to evict the tenant without advancing any reason for doing so.



Tips for Smart Estate Planning

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 07:36:14 -0600

According to experts, less than half of Americans have any estate-planning documents. But making arrangements for the time when you will be gone not only takes care of the people left behind, it also ensures that your bills are taken care of in the way that you desire. Here are a few estate planning tips that will guarantee your safe and efficient departure.



Real Estate Law 101

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:41:01 -0600

Common problems that arise in real estate law because of the statute of frauds. This post discusses the statute of frauds and how it effects real estate contracts. This is a basic foundation upon which real estate law builds.



The Attorney's Guide to Rental Applications - Three Questions New Landlords Ask

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:17:33 -0600

As a new landlord, you must understand the importance of rental applications. Attorneys advise landlords to have your tenants fill them out to avoid discrimination charges.



Proposed Inheritance Tax in Thailand

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:16:46 -0600

The recent submission by the Ministry of Finance of an inheritance tax bill is a financial tsunami among Thailand's wealthy. They can see the change coming and are rushing to transfer their assets to family members. Others are moving liquid assets overseas into overseas or hidden accounts.



Insurance Claims for Florida Homeowners and Condominium Associations

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:28:01 -0600

Homeowners associations (HOAs) and condominium associations in Florida often take out insurance policies to protect their assets in the event of extreme weather, such as hurricanes or flooding. When one of these events occur though, these associations can have significant difficulty obtaining the compensation they need and deserve for the damage caused. Know what problems can arise in dealing with insurance companies and how such issues can be corrected.



First Time Home Buyer? You May Want a Real Estate Attorney

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:29:05 -0500

Buying a home is part of the American Dream for many people. It's the largest purchase most will make in a lifetime. Because so much money is involved in property transactions, and most buyers are borrowing on a 30-year contract, the process can be complicated and confusing.



Married Same-Sex Couples in Pennsylvania Now Have Better Property Ownership Options

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:36:32 -0500

It's truly wonderful that Pennsylvania finally recognizes same-sex marriage. Couples that wish to get married, though, need to understand that new legal scenarios can come with a few rough edges. The protections available to married same-sex couples in Pennsylvania are often not available to them when they jointly buy property in other states. If a state does not recognize same-sex marriage, tenancy by the entirety will not be possible for them even if the state allows straight married couples to own property by this method. Read this article for more information.



Legal Claims in Pennsylvania Involving Stormwater Onto Your Property

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:16:16 -0500

A landowner or municipality that artificially channels stormwater or improperly diverts it onto another person's property is responsible for the resulting harm. These rules come from Pennsylvania Case Law as well as the Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Act and similar Regulations.



Seller May Pay Dearly To Seller's Own Broker For Non-Diclosure

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:51:46 -0500

A recent unpublished appellate court decision shows how costly it can be for a seller to willfully fail to disclose to the buyer material defects in a residence. In this case, not only did the Sellers end up with a judgment against them for millions of dollars in favor of the Buyer, but the Court also ordered the Sellers to pay Sellers' broker over $300,000 as reimbursement for attorneys fees.



How to Protect Your Tenants' Health, Your Landlords' Liberty and Your Letting Agency's Reputation!

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:36:55 -0500

Good letting agents are always working with landlords to encourage safety. This includes everything from safety certification to risk assessment surveys. A risk assessment in the UK addresses the 29 points of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, HHSRS. This includes security as well as any means of escape, I.e. whether any security lock could inadvertently impede emergency egress. It is this very narrow aspect that this article addresses and in particular the legal implications for failure to communicate this to landlords in relation to escaping an emergency from a "House in Multiple Occupation". In subsequent articles other related aspects will be addressed.



Providing a Transfer Disclosure Statement To Buyer In Sale of California Mixed Use Property

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:24:38 -0500

In March 2014, the California Appellate Court issued an opinion that makes it clear that California law requires real estate sellers to provide a 'Transfer Disclosure Statement' (TDS) to the buyer if the property is a mixed use property. A 'mixed use' property is property that contains both residential and commercial improvements.



Bad Faith Claims of Non-Disclosure Can Lead to Sanctions

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:47:09 -0500

In 2014 an appellate court in California provides a lesson on why a real estate buyer should not base non-disclosure of defects claims on the hair-thin reasoning that the failure to disclose the extent to which home repairs were made when a physical inspection report shows the same type of defect existed at the property. The Sellers had purchased a home in 2007 and were represented by a real estate agent in the transaction. The Sellers sold this home to Buyer about one year later and the Sellers were again represented by their previous agent.



Role of a Real Estate Lawyer Know Their Role When Buying or Selling a Home

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:40:47 -0500

Role of a Real Estate lawyer - First your lawyer will send you a letter outlining what documentation he or she may need from you. Since you will likely be paying at least $1300 plus for legal services, I think it's important that you know what your lawyer will be doing for you! Below is some detailed information on the role of a real estate lawyer and on what you need to do when working with your lawyer and securing a mortgage.



5 Reasons to Outsource Paralegal Support Services

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:54:00 -0500

Paralegal support provided to attorneys, legal corporate departments, organizations, government entities and individuals is an important function for the delivery of quality service. The legal profession would have a hard time operating without the help of paralegals. Hiring a paralegal with sufficient education and experience can be a daunting task, especially in time sensitive cases.



How to Buy Your Freehold: An Introductory Guide

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:38:28 -0500

If you are a leaseholder looking to buy your freehold, this article shows you how. You will understand the process and find definitions of all the key terms you need. Get started with leasehold enfranchisement here...



What Is the Right to Manage?

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:10:07 -0500

If you live in a leasehold property and are experiencing a management dispute, you have two main options available to you. This article explains how you can either ask the Residential Property Tribunal to appoint a new manager or take over management responsibilities yourself.



How to Get a Lease Extension

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:05:12 -0500

Find out how you can compel your landlord to give you a lease extension and obtain a lease extension valuation. The whole process can be broken down into simple steps.



New Hope for Homeowners Threatened by HOA's

Tue, 27 May 2014 13:47:04 -0500

Homeowner's associations now have the right to foreclose on condominiums for non-payment of assessments. What limitations are there in place to protect homeowners?



Impairment of the Right to Counsel in Community Association Disputes

Tue, 27 May 2014 12:52:30 -0500

Introduction Prior to 2013, there was uncertainty as to whether a community association could exclude a property owner's counsel from attending a meeting of the board of directors, a committee meeting (such as an architectural committee, fine committee, or rules committee), or from participating in an internal dispute resolution on behalf of the owner pursuant to Civil Code sections 5900-5920. Some associations took the position that, since associations were private organizations, participation was limited to owners, precluding the owner's attorney from attending these events. Other associations acknowledged cases such as Damon v.



Finding a Conveyancer

Thu, 22 May 2014 12:55:19 -0500

The house buying process is a complex one and many people have not heard of conveyancers before, here we will talk about who are conveyancers and what role do they play. Conveyancers are the solicitors or the conveyance lawyers who fundamentally play a role to ensure that property is transferred from one person to another and while doing this, all the legalities have been taken into the process.



Stamp Duty Explained for the First Time Home Buyer

Wed, 21 May 2014 07:09:16 -0500

Official documents can be a headache to understand, and stamp paper is one of them. If you're a first time home buyer, this article will explain to you what a stamp paper is and what role it plays while buying a home.



Issues To Be Addressed During Estate Planning

Tue, 13 May 2014 09:08:05 -0500

Estate planning requires the support and advice of an experienced estate planning attorney, to help with the processing of a person's effects, including property, wealth, and even intellectual and non-tangible property. Once a person has chosen the estate planning attorney that suits one best, here are the issues that they need to discuss and address.



The 4 Key Points in Writing a Commercial Lease Agreement

Mon, 12 May 2014 07:07:50 -0500

Nowadays there have been many cases where the leased party through some legal technicalities have been able to get hold of the personal space and the individual who owned that place was doomed. Hence, one needs to have a strong and tactful commercial lease agreement in order to keep his/her property intact. Let us have a closer look at some of those points.



Is an Offer to "Buy" Your Judgment Legitimate?

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:22:07 -0500

As a successful plaintiff, you were ecstatic about winning a $22,000 judgment against your former client who refuses to pay. Unfortunately, you won the judgment over two years ago and still have not been paid!



Does the Court Help Collect the Judgment?

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:17:42 -0500

Yes and no. The court can help to collect your judgment. However, the court will not proactively take action to collect your judgment for you. As the winner in court and holder of the judgment, you must find a means for the debtor to pay you and then the court will help to enforce your collection effort.



The Dangers of Falling Foul of the Planning System

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:21:09 -0500

Arguably the most important part of the new build process is planning permission. The seriousness of failure to achieve and comply with planning permission cannot be over emphasised. This week's news of a family being forced to have their home demolished serves as a stark reminder of the power wielded by the planning authorities.



3 Unusual Circumstances That Require Estate Attorneys

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:53:00 -0500

If you have an unusual estate, you need help from estate attorneys. Here are a few unique situations that call for help from local estate attorneys.



Have You Had A Foreclosure That Resulted In Your Receiving A 1099 From The IRS?

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:14:48 -0500

Have you had a home foreclosure that resulted in your receiving a 1099 in your mail box? If you did, know that you are not alone. Even though my mortgage was fraudulent and I was forgiven for the debt, I received a 1099 from the IRS.



Purchasing Property In Hurghada - Legal Aspects Looking at the Laws and Regulations in Egypt

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:26:52 -0500

When considering buying property in Hurghada Egypt, mortgages are not available from the UK side ( therefore other countries may also have this policy). When purchasing property in Hurghada, it has to be done through owners or agents here in Egypt. Whilst there are Real Estate companies in the UK who advertise properties in the Red Sea and hurghada, they are not allowed to get involved in contracts as this has to be dealt with and referred to the Egyptian owner or broker.



The Process of Claiming and Attaching a Mechanic's and Materialman's Lien in Hawaii

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:41:00 -0600

For those artisan(s) and materialman(s) who furnish labor or material in the improvement of Hawaii real property and do not get paid for their services and materials, Hawaii law allows such persons to have the opportunity to obtain a lien upon the improvement as well as upon the interest of the owner of the improvement in the real property upon which the improvement is situated. Hawaii's "Mechanic's and Materialman's Lien" statute provides for such remedy.



Collecting Your Judgment!

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:08:29 -0600

Congratulations! You have won a court judgment that the debtor owes you money. But, how do you collect? It may be easier than you realize.



Hiring the Right Real Estate Attorney

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:37:34 -0600

Investing in property is a very important decision in one's life. You are going to invest all your savings, in some cases a hefty loan, into buying a property that you will cherish for the rest of your life. Legal part in property matters is very important. So, make sure you spend enough time and money in hiring the right attorney.



Legal Cap Over Rental Hike

Wed, 08 Jan 2014 07:56:23 -0600

Complaints regarding the hike in rents from Dubai residents are rising due to unreasonable increases being demanded by the landlord. There is no federal law determining the rent cap, each emirate has its own separate laws. For the emirate of Dubai, Law No. 26 of 2007 regulates the relationship between landlord and the tenant and provides for regulations in regards to rent.



Do You Need an Order for Sale?

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:44:16 -0600

The need for an order for sale depends on two things: Are there disagreements over who owns the property? Are there disagreements over when the property is to be sold?



What Are the Obligations of a Landlord?

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:05:21 -0600

Tenants and Landlords have obligations regarding property upkeep. These obligations are simple rights or legislation that can be enforced by British courts.



Legal Tips From Lawyers On Buying Properties In Thailand

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:00:23 -0600

The Thai Law does not allow overseas nationals to own a property in the country. Therefore, foreigners need to analyze the legal issues that come along with owning a land. However, a foreign national can fight for his or her right for building possession different from land properties, like, condominiums.



Force the Sale of Property With an "Order for Sale"

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:28:59 -0600

When more than one person owns property disputes are always a worry. Complication and financial issues can complicate the issue which can eventually lead to one person wanting out. If the owners are married this can be due to a divorce.



Force the Sale of a Property With a Order for Sale

Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:02:54 -0600

An Order for Sale is simply an order from the British courts which will force the sale of a property. If you want to sell a property but do not own 100% of it, and the other owner or owners will not let it sell, then you will need an Order for Sale.



Cohabitation and Steps to Protect Yourself

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:37:11 -0600

You are deciding to move in with your girlfriend, boyfriend or friend of any kind. It is important to know the law of cohabitation and some useful tips on protecting yourself during the time that you live together.



How To Prepare To Sell Your Business

Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:41:07 -0600

This article provides an excellent guide for any business person who is considering selling a business. It includes details of documents that you must prepare and key factors that both the seller and potential buyer would need to negotiate.



What Are Orders for Sale?

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:24:20 -0600

A Order for Sale is the main way someone can use to sell a house that they partially own. You need to apply to the court for the Order. If you are granted the Order then the house will be sold, and it will release your investment in the property.



5 Things You May Not Know About Property Law

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:03:51 -0600

"What's mine is mine," as the saying goes. From childhood onward, we all have had experiences of owning things. Some things we sell, and some we trade or give away.



Five Ways to Get a Landlord to Make Repairs

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:34:39 -0600

We've all heard the stories: cockroaches, mold, plumbing problems and the landlord who won't fix them. While most landlords are well intentioned and want to do right by their tenants, there are occasions when problems go unattended. When you do encounter a problem, the first step is checking to see if it's covered by your lease agreement, state landlord-tenant laws or local building codes.



5 Questions To Ask Of Estate Lawyers

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:10:02 -0600

Interviewing estate lawyers can be a difficult process if you don't know the questions to ask. Here are a few queries that will help you decide on the right firm to assist with any of your estate planning needs.



A Guide to Landlord's Evictions for Tenants

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:56:00 -0600

If you rent a home there is always the chance you could find yourself evicted if the landlord falls behind on their mortgage. This in turn would give the lender the ability to evict you and anyone who lives in the house.



Force the Sale of a Property

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 09:37:37 -0600

When a property is owned by two or more people, that is to a say a jointly owned property, there will normally be complications when one of the owners wishes to sell the house. This process can be long and expensive so it is very important to know as much about it as you can! You can get solicitors involved, but in the modern economy, this will set you back a fortune.



California Living Trust Transfers That Invalidate Your Title Insurance Policy

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:11:50 -0500

Ignore This and Chances Are You Won't Be Able to Sell Your Home! We all need California Living Trusts. They are the best way to avoid probate. Probate is that expensive attorney-fee intensive process you must endure if you don't have a living trust in California. In fact, Probate can cost over 10% on just your house alone (around $23,000 on a $200,000 home). And with high home values in California, the average home costs around $37,000 in Probate Fees. But you must make sure your title policy covers voluntary transfers.



What's the Difference Between a Short-Sale and Foreclosure?

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 13:35:34 -0500

There are various methods even as we speak where an investor and homeowner wannabe can still grab that carrot on the end of the stick and cash in on real estate bargains. Sure there are some states that are better than others: think Arizona, Nevada, California, and parts of Florida, but the market is there for the taking if you have the cash, good credit history and FICO on the north side of 725, or both. That said you'll have two choices from which to choose and, with your permission, may we offer tons of pages we've...



5 Steps to Legally File a Quick Claim Deed

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:17:55 -0500

Suppose for some reason you had to transfer your property; in a divorce, for a gift, to satisfy a tax lien, or just because you didn't want it anymore. Then you would need to file a Quick Claim Deed. Here we will be able to guide you through the process and show how it works.



Critical Planning By An Elder Life Estate Lawyer

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 08:18:58 -0500

If you thought that just by having a will drawn up by an elder life estate lawyer satisfied your needs for effective, complete estate planning; think again. The will is certainly necessary to assure that the disposition of your assets are distributed during or after the end of your life according to your wishes, but it is just one of several essential estate planning elements.



Mortgage Company Madness!

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:27:42 -0500

Part of my practice is litigating foreclosure cases. Granted, I would not call it a focus of my practice, but I would say that I have a fair amount of involvement with such cases at any given time. Sometimes people retain my office for their foreclosure from the start, while others come to my office for their divorce matter or their estate matter or something similar and through that work we discover a looming foreclosure issue which needs to be addressed.



Advantages Of Hiring Property Lawyers When Buying Houses

Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:11:23 -0500

House buying with the help of reliable lawyers can help you accomplish all legal documents before purchasing the house. With this, individuals are rest assured that the house they purchase can provide them with the best benefits they need.



Why the Right Billing Software Matters to Law Practices

Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:07:17 -0500

Your law firm can choose from an array commercial billing software packages but it's important that you choose a product that provides features needed by the legal industry. This article explains the importance of effective billing software for law firms.



Eviction Impact on Crime

Thu, 22 Aug 2013 08:38:18 -0500

There are some words that a tenant would rather never hear from their landlord, words belonging to the realm of the forbidden. An eviction is a nightmare which comes true for someone already burdened with mortgages, exploitative bank officials and steadily rising unemployment rates and sometimes plagues with all of the above in one go.