Learn the important terms and documents that renters and buyers alike need to understand.
10 things to look for in a residential or commercial lease
Understand what you're agreeing to before you put your name on the dotted line.
Loan lessons: Are you ready to buy a house?
When is the best time to buy a house? Here are six questions to ask that will help you decide if you're ready for this significant (and perhaps life-…
How do I get a rent receipt online?
A rent receipt provides a physical record for landlords and tenants alike, as well as serves as payment proof if a dispute arises. Find out how to…
Illinois requirements for quitclaim deeds
If you're required to file a quitclaim deed in Illinois, some of the forms and exemptions you'll use and claim may surprise you. Follow these…
Quitclaim deeds: An overview
Quitclaim deeds are an easy way to convey property to another, but be careful, as there may be unknown title issues that may arise. Learn more about…
How small business can negotiate with landlords and vendors during a crisis
During uncertain times, business owners may need to negotiate with landlords and vendors to stay afloat. Use these negotiating strategies to maintain…
Tenants’ rights: Knowing your rights as a tenant
There are specific laws that provide protection for tenants. Being informed when you are a renter allows you to know your rights and stand up for…
How to evict a tenant from a rental property
Has that perfect tenant turned out to be less awesome than you'd hoped? The eviction process may seem daunting, but it can be done.
Should you refinance your mortgage during the COVID-19 crisis?
With interest rates at historic lows, this may be an opportunity for homeowners to save big by refinancing mortgages.
Home buying terms you need to know
Get up to speed on the jargon used when it comes to home purchases and mortgages.