Real Estate

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

Giving Your Landlord a Lease Termination Letter

If you're terminating your lease early, you'll need to draft a letter explaining yourself and provide additional information.

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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. Here are the advantages they confer—and the disadvantages.

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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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How Does an Easement Affect You and Your Property?

Encumbrances on your property may prevent you from using your land the way you want.

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Michigan Requirements for Quitclaim Deeds

Using a quitclaim deed isn't always the best way to transfer property, but it depends on your situation. Learn how to fill out a quitclaim deed and…

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Understanding Your Lien Release

When the time comes to get a lien released, it's important to be sure that the lien release form is appropriate to the situation, and that it…

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Month to Month Rental Agreement or Long Term Lease: Which Is Best for Landlords?

Whether you offer your rental property on a month-to-month basis or long-term affects price, legal rights, and more.

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How to Protect Yourself from Bad Tenants

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…

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When to Use a Limited Warranty Deed

A limited warranty deed transfers legal title to real property. However, this type of deed does not promise clear title; it only guarantees the title…

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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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