Real Estate

Whether you’re a homeowner, a tenant, or a landlord, our Real Estate section includes articles on recent law, reducing liabilities, and tax benefits.

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When you have real estate investment property, figuring out the right strategy to minimize your risk and protect your investment is crucial. Find out the differences between a limited liability company and liability insurance, the benefits of an LLC, and whether or not an LLC is the right choice for your real estate investment. more...

Short sales seem to be the hot topic in real estate these days. But as a homeowner with mortgage debt who is considering all the options, is short selling a home the right decision? more...

After months of searching, you've found it: your dream house. Its winding drive leads to the right number of bedrooms and bathrooms. You see yourself cozying up by the fireplace on cold, winter nights and taking in the first breath of spring as you open the French doors to a gorgeous view. The roof, plumbing and electricity are brand new. Too good to be true? Maybe. Did you ask about ghosts? more...

Once a tenant has taken up residence in your rental unit, it can be costly and time-consuming to have him or her removed, so you should aim to head off any problems before the first box is moved in. more...