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Buying a Home: Why You Need a Real Estate Attorney


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Buying a Home: Why You Need a Real Estate Attorney

When I bought my first home, I basically signed whatever was placed in front of me. The idea of becoming a homeowner overshadowed any concerns that I might have. Besides, the agent seemed to know just what needed to be done. It was only later that I learned there was some confusion about the location of the property lines. Two years and several thousand dollars later, I finally got things straightened out. When I bought my second home, you can bet that I had a real estate attorney by my side. Everything was checked and double-checked before I signed anything If you are thinking about buying a home, take nothing for granted. Let me tell you more about my experience and why you need your own legal counsel. In the long run, you'll save a lot of time and trouble.

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How Can You Find The Best Real Estate Agent For Your Needs?

Before you shop for a new home, or sell your house, you need to shop for a new real estate agent. You could pick someone out of an ad or just call an office and ask for whoever is free. But, that isn't likely to get you the best agent for your needs. How can you find the pro who will work on your behalf and make the most of your home search? Read More 

These Signs Could Be Indicative Of Larger Problems When You View A House For Sale

When you're interested in buying a home and have arranged a viewing with your real estate agent, it's important to keep a watchful eye for any potential issues. While you'll often be tempted to picture yourself and your furniture in the home, you should never lose sight of trying to identify things that could compel you to disregard the house and continue your search. While overt problems will often stand out, you should also look for smaller signs. Read More 

The Pop-Up Store Could Be the Right Way to Go for Your Retail Store

You might have an online store or sell your items through eBay or Etsy, but you just might have enough customers to try your hand at a brick-and-mortar store. Instead of hedging your bets on a long-term lease in a mall or in your local area, it might be a good idea to start your physical store route with a pop-up store at first. High Rent in Malls While rents in local stores situated along main streets and busy shopping areas might be a more ideal location rent-wise, you might not get the same amount of foot traffic you would in a mall. Read More 

2 Tips for Finding the Home of Your Dreams

When it comes to big decisions, purchasing your first home might top the list for most people. In addition to determining where you will live and where your kids will grow up, buying a home is one of the largest investments most people make in their lives. Fortunately, the process doesn't have to be intimidating if you know what to look for. Here are two tips for finding the home of your dreams. Read More 

Considerations For Homeowners To Keep In Mind After Their Chimney And/Or Fireplace Are Submerged In A Flood

After a home has been flooded, numerous repairs and inspections are necessary to make it safe for occupancy once again. This can be accomplished through several means, including the replacement of drywall and flooring, and the removal of water and mold. However, one particular area that you may not have considered when it comes to water damage inspection and repair is your chimney and fireplace. These structures can also suffer serious damage in a flood that might not be discovered until a fire or other problem occurs as a result. Read More