Entries by nick

Reverse Mortgages

You may have seen commercials on television in recent years featuring a dignified older actor talking about how great it is to have a reverse mortgage. The problem is that these commercials only gloss over one or two of the benefits of a reverse mortgage, and they seem to avoid getting into any details. In […]

How to Set Up a Trust Fund For Your Loved Ones

A trust is something often associated with wealthy people, but any person or family can create a trust to protect the family’s assets. One of the more significant benefits of a trust is that the assets can be passed on to surviving family members when one member passes away without going through the time-consuming process […]

Has Your Building Been Sold?

One of the worst fears tenants have is the day when they find out that their building has been sold. In the case of single-family residences, a new owner usually means that the tenant has to find a new place to live. For apartment renters, a new owner could mean just about anything from higher […]

Serving Your Spouse With Divorce Papers

In New York State (and most of the rest of the country), a marriage is considered a legal partnership between two people. There are a lot of details that go into that legal partnership and there are many benefits for both partners. A divorce is a legal process used to dissolve a marriage, which means […]

Sellers Closing Cost’s

In every real estate transaction there is a buyer and a seller, and both sides have closing costs they have to worry about. While the buyer tends to have the higher closing costs because they have to pay for the property, the seller also accrues closing costs that can force them to come up with […]

Tiny Homes = Big Problems? Where Can You Park Them?

Cable television shows have a way of presenting an idea in the best possible light and making something unusual sound appealing. The problem is that many of the challenges people face when engaging in these activities are often overlooked. We never really hear about the house flippers who lose money on every flip, and we […]

Debts of the Deceased

When a loved one passes away, there can be a certain level of anticipation when it comes to the reading of the will. But the distribution of assets after someone has passed away does not happen like it does in the movies or on television. There is a process regarding the debts of the deceased […]

Why You Should Sign a Prenuptial Agreement

  When most people hear about prenuptial agreements, they tend to think of Hollywood power couples or aging billionaires marrying young models. You do not need to be rich or famous to have a prenuptial agreement, and it is a good idea to have one if you bring assets into a marriage that you do […]