Real Estate

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

Real estate investing: What you should know

It all looks so easy on HGTV: A couple buys a house, does a complete makeover, and sells it for a tidy profit. So you might be thinking, “I could do…

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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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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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California requirements for quitclaim deeds

Whether you're transferring property to someone or receiving the property, using the right type of deed in California is essential.

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New York state requirements for a quitclaim deed

When you want to convey, or transfer, real property to someone else, either by sale, gift, or by court order, you must do so by using a written…

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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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When to use a deed of reconveyance

Buying and selling property can get quite confusing, particularly if you need to use a deed of reconveyance. Here's what you need to know.

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When to use a statutory warranty deed

A statutory warranty deed is a legal document used to transfer real property. This form implies a guarantee about the title's history, functioning…

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Using a warranty deed

Buying or selling real estate often involves the use of a warranty deed. Be sure you understand the effect and use of this important title transfer…

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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…

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