Do you know someone that wants to sell their home and is willing to sell it to you before they put it on the market, but you aren't sure what to do legally? Hire a residential real estate lawyer and you won't have to worry about high real estate agent fees and you can have a smooth transaction.
A lawyer will help you make the best financial decisions and can guide you through the buying process.
Avoiding probate is a good idea for a number of reasons, including helping to save your estate money. However, there are a lot of things that probate cannot do. As part of estate planning, it is important that you understand what probate cannot do so that you and your attorney can explore other means for handling issues.
Probate Does Not Avoid Taxes
Probate can help save money on court filing and attorney's fees.
When you move out of an apartment, it's a good idea to do a walk through with the landlord to ensure that they agree that the apartment is in good condition and you have a record of their approval. Of course, the landlord will also take this opportunity to notify you of any problems and present you with a bill for alleged damages. Here's what you should do if they tell you the apartment is not in good condition when you move out.
If you've just inherited a house after the owner has died, you and your family will need to decide what to do about the house pretty quickly. Depending on the mortgage and other factors, you may be able to stay in the house or rent it out -- or you may need to act rapidly to prevent penalties from affecting you. Here's a look at what you need to consider when deciding what to do with your new-to-you house.