Financial & Legal

The financial and legal aspects of life get more and more complex every year. Our article database provides relevant information needed to make smarter financial and legal decisions.


Legal Costs You Need to Plan for When Buying or Selling

Both buyers and sellers of real estate need to plan for legal expenses as part of the cost of completing a transaction. These legal expenses are for the most part predictable although occasionally an unusual problem arises that raises the costs. Most real estate matters are straight forward and routine but there is no way of knowing when something out of the ordinary will occur.

4 Common Real Estate Legal Issues You Need to Know About

Anyone who purchases real estate or currently owns a home or any type of land needs to be aware of some common potential problems. There are four potential problem legal areas that can arise with any real estate, whether a house, apartment, farm, or undeveloped parcel of land. Some of the following can and should be dealt with prior to purchase, but all can appear at any time after purchase as well.

What You Need to Know Before Investing in Real Estate

Many people are attracted to the idea of investing in real estate. It can be a very lucrative form of passive income that allows the investor to live life as they see fit. However, real estate investing is not a get-rich-quick scheme.

Do You Need a Real Estate Lawyer?

Most of the time real estate transactions go smoothly for both the seller and the buyer, but some may be more complex and require some legal expertise. Real estate lawyers can help guide a homebuyer or seller through a transaction. It is a real estate lawyer's job to protect the interest of clients by ensuring that their rights are preserved.

Your Guide to Financially Rewarding Income Properties

Income Producing Properties are real estate investment which you hold, and which provide income from leasing. A Non-Income Producing Property might still be used to make money, but only if it's value appreciated over time and then you sold it. Today, we will only be talking about Income Producing Properties.

Choosing the Right Mortgage

Buying a home will be the biggest investment one will make in their lifetime. For the average homebuyer, a home is far too expensive to pay off all at one time. In most situations, the homebuyer will have to borrow money from a lending institution such as a bank in order to purchase a home.