Real Estate Blog

Don’t Sign Your Sales Agreement or Lease Before Consulting with a Lawyer

Spring is here, and along with it many homeowners and renters are preparing to move into new homes and apartments. Before you sign on the dotted line, you should sit down with a lawyer to review the sales agreement or lease agreement. It’s always better to review in advance instead of attempting to undo a

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Maryland Foreclosure Law: 2018

Maryland foreclosure law experienced a few changes at the tail end of 2017, and another law affecting the foreclosure process will go into effect in 2018. The Fast Track Foreclosure Process One of the biggest changes to Maryland law over the course of 2017 went into effect at the end of the year. The Fast

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Loss Mitigation as a Foreclosure Alternative

If you are preparing to move forward with foreclosure in Maryland, take the time to thoroughly investigate your loss mitigation options before continuing. Foreclosure is a losing situation for everyone involved: the bank, the loaning party, the government and the borrower. Loss mitigation can assist a borrower in negotiating an alternative to foreclosure in the

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Forced Sales to Cash Out

Are you frustrated with a piece of property that you own with someone else? Do you need to cash out of your portion of the property so that he/she can take over full ownership? If you are a joint property owner in the state of Maryland, you have the right to force the sale of

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Include Your Lawyer in the Home Buying and Selling Process

When you’re talking with a realtor about home buying and selling, it’s easy to get so swept up in the excitement of house hunting that you forget to protect yourself and your rights. When you’re preparing to sell or purchase your home, you should always work with a lawyer to review contracts prior to signing

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