• 3 Tips When You're The Executor Of Your Parent's Estate

    Being the executor of your parent's estate is a huge responsibility, especially since managing the logistics of the estate often happens when you are also coping with grief from the loss of your parent. Just keep in mind that your parent trusted you to manage their estate with integrity and responsibility because they knew you could do it. Here are three tips to get you started: Hire a Probate Attorney
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  • Three Reasons Your Home Closing Can Be Delayed- And What You Can Do About It

    After viewing multiple homes, you have found the home that is perfect for you. Once the seller accepts your offer on the home, you still have to close on the property. Unfortunately, home closings can be delayed, causing you to have to wait even longer to move into your new home. It is important to understand why home closings are delayed and what you can do about it. 1. The home appraisal is too low.
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  • FAQs About The Title Commitment

    During the process of buying a home, there are many documents that you will need to review with your real estate attorney. Among those documents is the title commitment. If you fail to properly review it, you could be in for surprises later. If you are in the process of purchasing a home, here is what you need to know about the title commitment.  What Is the Title Commitment? The title commitment is the document detailing the title's company commitment to issuing an insurance policy for your home after closing is completed.
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  • How To Enlist Your Neighbor's Help When Selling A Home

    Putting a house up for sale is never an easy decision. You may have some conflicting emotions about doing so, especially if you have gotten to like your neighbors. However, when it's time to move on and sell your property, the good news is that your neighbors can be your greatest allies in the process of selling you home. Here are a few of the ways that you can enlist the help of a neighbor.
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  • Buying a Home? Two Reasons Why You Should Consult a Real Estate Lawyer

    Buying a house is a very exciting time.  You're likely thinking of how you'll decorate your new abode with all of the little touches that transform it into a home.  However, in all of the excitement, it's important to understand that there are a number of legalities that also must be dealt with.  That's why it's so important to work with a real estate lawyer during the home buying process. 
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