Real Estate

Learn the important terms and documents that renters and buyers alike need to understand.

What Is a Quitclaim Deed?

Deeds can be complicated and nuanced, taking multiple forms, each with its specific implications and particular best uses.

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Getting to Know Your Bargain and Sale Deed

Does your pending real estate transfer involve a bargain and sale deed? If so, you need to understand how this document may affect your legal rights.

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Forming an LLC for Real Estate Investments: Pros & Cons

LLCs are fast becoming a preferred entity type for investing in and holding real estate due to the personal liability protection they offer and their…

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Buyer Beware: What They Don't Tell You about Buying a Haunted House

Worried that charming home you're thinking of buying has a dark side? Here's what you need to know about seller disclosures and the paranormal.

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You've Gotten an Eviction Notice—Now What?

Received an eviction notice? Find out what steps you can take to avoid having to move out and what to expect in the process.

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Understanding a Room Rental Agreement

If you're seeking to make extra income or want to downsize, then consider renting out one of your empty rooms before you decide to sell your home.…

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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.

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Renter's Rights: Understanding Constructive Eviction

Is your landlord trying to force you out by making the property difficult or impossible to use? If so, you need to know your rights when it comes to…

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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.

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Creative Strategies to Help Landlords Survive Coronavirus

Thinking creatively, being generous with tenants, and considering short-term leases could help you get through the pandemic.