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How To Avoid Mortgage Fraud

  In the financial world, criminals will find a way to create fraudulent practices around any type of activity. Buyers looking to get their home purchase funded are instantly exposed to possible mortgage fraud the moment they start talking to potential lenders. It is important that buyers understand the real estate transaction process and spend […]

Buying Vs Leasing a Home

  When you start looking at places to live, you always have the option of buying or renting. When you rent, you should sign a lease that outlines the full terms of the arrangement including how long the lease is for. Buying and leasing each have their own pros and cons, and it is a […]

How to Invest in Real Estate- The Basics

  The real estate world is a strong lure for people who want to earn money because real estate traditionally always appreciates in value. But investing in real estate has its risks, just like any other type of investment. When the bottom fell out of the real estate market in 2008, a lot of investors […]

How To Evict A Tenant

  When a landlord prepares to evict a tenant, it is important to remember that eviction is a business transaction. For a landlord, it can be difficult to evict a family because of the emotional strain it may cause on both sides. But a landlord should be allowed to make a profit from their properties […]

Property Management Tips For Landlords

  Being a landlord can be a lucrative job, but only if you know how to efficiently run and maintain your properties. Investors with many properties will often hire management companies to run their investments, but there are plenty of hands-on investors who need good advice on how to manage their properties effectively. Require Renter’s […]

Property Surveys – Why New Yorkers Need Them

  Property surveys are important for many reasons and can be very useful to New York homeowners. There are many situations where a property survey would not only come in handy, but it would be an integral part of a procedure the homeowner is doing for their property. Property Sale In most real estate transactions, […]

Disclosing Reasons Behind Co-op Rejections

In New York State, a co-op board has the right to reject an application based on any reason it chooses. As long as the co-op is not violating any of the human rights or equal opportunities laws in the state, it can reject any application for any reason. Before you try to buy a co-op, […]

Evictions in Unconventional Situations

When it comes to unconventional evictions, there are plenty of situations that read like a bad movie but are very true. If you are a landlord, then you should be familiar with the different types of unconventional living situations that often require eviction. Most of these situations often manage to avoid a tenant-landlord relationship, which […]

Divorce and Foreclosure – What are Your Rights?

Many couples buy their family home as a joint venture. They both sign the promissory note and the mortgage, which means they are both responsible for paying the mortgage and the home is used as collateral. They both usually sign the deed as well, which makes them both owners of the property. This common arrangement […]