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Title insurance saves couple over $100,000.00

Title insurance saves couple over $100,000.00

We do a lot of real estate conveyance work.  What does that mean?  It means we help people acquire and transfer the title of their home when the buy and sell.  It’s the legal work that’s done prior to, on, and shortly after possession date. […]

Previous murder enough to cancel contract to buy house

Previous murder enough to cancel contract to buy house

Buyer beware! These two simple words carry significant weight in our legal system.  They, with other terms like, “As is, Where is” and Caveat Emptor represent the principle that vendors or sellers are not responsible for anything once the good (usually real estate) is transferred […]

Survey Certificate will confirm you own your backyard

Survey Certificate will confirm you own your backyard

Why pay for a Survey Certificate?  Before I can answer that question, I need to explain the concept of title. We perform real estate transactions if not on a daily basis, at least several times a week.  At last count, we ask clients to sign […]

Avoid litigation: buying and selling your home

Avoid litigation: buying and selling your home

Property Disclosure Statement:  Benefit or liability? When it comes time to make your offer on a house, your realtor will provide the form of offer and assist in its completion. The form itself is 4 pages long.  The offer, once accepted (and the deposit paid) creates […]

Commercial lease: 8 must know provisions

Commercial lease: 8 must know provisions

  Unless you own the building where you operate your business, you probably think about your commercial lease fairly regularly.  Do you have enough room to grow? Are you in the best location?  What are your options when your lease is up? Few of us, however […]