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Home Improvements: Avoiding Common Mistakes of Most Homeowners

Posted on: April 10th, 2023

Home Improvements: Avoiding Common Mistakes of Most Homeowners As the spring season begins, many of us will begin taking on those home improvement projects that have been piling up during the winter.  While some of the more industrious homeowners will take on the project themselves, the remainder of us will opt to hire contractors to […]

Post-Closing Possession Agreements

Posted on: March 6th, 2023

Post-Closing Possession Agreements Coordinating a simultaneous real estate sale and purchase is a stressful aspect when moving and relocating.  Some sellers seek to maintain possession following closing for reasons including the need to sell before purchasing and additional time to move out of the property. There are considerations for both buyers and sellers to be […]

Ethics of ‘Love Letters’: More Harmful than Harmless?

Posted on: July 1st, 2021

The US Fair Housing Act, Title 42 of the U.S. Code, was originally enacted in 1968, with major amendments in 1988 and 1995. The purpose of the Act is to prevent discrimination in the sale or rental of housing. Violation of the act can lead to litigation as well as sanctions, including fines and penalties […]

All About Deeds

Posted on: January 20th, 2020

By Laura J. Henneberry SCRP, SGMS and Joan M. Brady, CRP, GMS, Attorney In the course of any home sale relocation process, a transferring employee is asked to sign a deed. What types of deeds exist? Who signs the deed? What if the property is in a trust? Joan Brady, Managing Partner of Morreale Brady […]