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Eviction Attorney for Landlords: The Importance of the 3 Day Notice

Eviction Attorney for Landlords: The Importance of the 3 Day Notice

Do you need to evict a tenant? Are you a landlord experiencing problems with your tenant? Perhaps your tenant stopped paying the rent. Maybe your tenant is violating a term of the rental agreement, such as smoking or having pets when the lease says that smoking and pets are not allowed. Or perhaps y......[Read More]
How to Sue Your Landlord

How to Sue Your Landlord

There are many reasons why you would sue your landlord. The most common is that the landlord did something naughty and you have been forced to leave the unit or he is keeping your deposit after you have already moved. Now is not the time to play the victim and ask, "Why me?"......[Read More]
Tenants Right to Break a Lease in New Jersey

Tenants Right to Break a Lease in New Jersey

In New Jersey, a lease may only be broken by a tenant under a few very specific circumstances by law. Any reason not covered by New Jersey law leaves the tenant responsible for finishing the lease.......[Read More]
How to Contest a Lien

How to Contest a Lien

Liens are a way for homeowners' associations, contractors or local governments to collect on debts owed by property owners. After allowing a period of time for the property owner to respond to a preliminary notice, the entity seeking to collect may attach a lien. In effect, this action prevents the ......[Read More]
Importance of Contract Assignment

Importance of Contract Assignment

In the word of real estate laws and contracts, there is a situation where the property right to perform under a contract can be bought and sold. Courts will distinguish between the assignment of your right to receive performance from the other party, and the delegation of your duty to perform a cont......[Read More]
Real Estate Broker Laws

Real Estate Broker Laws

States set their own laws about real estate brokers.Real Estate image by Kerry Adamo from Fotolia.comBuying and selling real estate can be a very difficult, time consuming, complicated affair, requiring a lot of knowledge and expertise to ensure everything goes well. Real estate brokers.........[Read More]
Short Sales - Faster and Better!

Short Sales - Faster and Better!

The Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE's) issued new guidelines April 15, 2012, aimed at making the short sale process more transparent and expediting decisions made by lenders to approve short sales. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) maintains that short sales are an extremely impor......[Read More]
Legal Ways to Get Out of a Lease

Legal Ways to Get Out of a Lease

It is important to retain a copy of the lease agreement in a safe place.signing a contract image by William Berry from Fotolia.comThere are a variety of legal ways to get out of a lease. However, the ability to use these methods will depend on a number of factors, including the law of the.........[Read More]
How to Write a Criminal Sentence Reduction Letter

How to Write a Criminal Sentence Reduction Letter

A criminal sentence reduction letter is normally written by an attorney but in some circumstances can be written by the accused or the accused's family or friends. The purpose of the letter is to plea for a reduction in time served for a crime. The letter should be concise and include sufficient rea......[Read More]
How to Leave a House After Foreclosure

How to Leave a House After Foreclosure

When your home or a home you are renting is in foreclosure, it is almost inevitable that you will have to move. Some people will stay in the home and wait for legal action that forces them to leave the property, but there are some ways to leave a house after foreclosure that make it simple for every......[Read More]
How to Get Someone to Vacate Property That You Own When You Live There With Them

How to Get Someone to Vacate Property That You Own When You Live There With Them

Residential property owners often share their homes with roommates for supplemental income. Roommates may be in the form of friends, family, borders, or significant others. They may pay rent or split living expenses with a homeowner, or the arrangement may not involve any exchange of money at all.......[Read More]
Now You Lien It - Then, You Won't

Now You Lien It - Then, You Won't

Can Declarations of Easements and Restrictive Covenants be used as a basis for a mechanic's lein?Can an owner's failure to reimburse the Declarant or another intervening owner who stepped in and do the work of maintenance, repair, cleanup, payment of delinquent taxes or special assessments......[Read More]
What Happens When the Bank Forecloses on Property?

What Happens When the Bank Forecloses on Property?

Foreclosures are initiated on property when the owner or borrower defaults on loan payments and public default notices are filed by the lender. This allows the lender to recoup losses on the defaulted property by the repossession and/or selling of the property.......[Read More]
Lease - Purchase Agreements For Residential Property

Lease - Purchase Agreements For Residential Property

The lease-purchase agreement creates a relationship between a landlord and tenant, whereby the tenant typically rents the property for a specific period of time, and subsequently, purchases the property outright. This situation is advantageous to both parties. The tenant, often a first time homebuye......[Read More]
Michigan Mobile Home Rental Laws

Michigan Mobile Home Rental Laws

The increasing role of mobile homes throughout Michigan raises new questions about the legal status of these residences and the rights of their tenants. Historically, they do not adhere to the same laws as permanent homes. But mobile homes have a stronger effect on communities than ever before. Mich......[Read More]
Legal Remedies Available for Landlords

Legal Remedies Available for Landlords

Landlords have the option of turning to the courts for legal redress.apartment for rent image by dead_account from Fotolia.comLegal remedy is a term used to describe an injunction or court order for damages against a nuisance. The term is a synonym for solution, cure or resolution. The.........[Read More]
Conveyancing Sector Feeling the Pinch

Conveyancing Sector Feeling the Pinch

With the Bank of England announcing that the base rate will be cut down to 2%, conveyancing lawyers are hoping that this could spell the start of a recovery in their sector. In recent months the conveyancing sector has been hit hard by the drastic decrease in house sales and mortgage lending. With m......[Read More]
Why Every Buyer Should Have a Real Estate Lawyer When Purchasing a Home

Why Every Buyer Should Have a Real Estate Lawyer When Purchasing a Home

Buying a home for many people may at first appear to be a fairly simple matter but once a person has experienced the process of buying a house they quickly learn that there is more involved than simply finding the right property, signing the purchase and sale agreement and then proceeding towards cl......[Read More]
Commercial Tenant Eviction Rights in Indiana

Commercial Tenant Eviction Rights in Indiana

OverviewHemera Technologies/AbleStock.com/Getty ImagesIn the state of Indiana, the rights of landlords and tenants are codified in the Indiana State Code under Title 32, Section 31, Chapters one through nine. These codified statutes provide protections for both landlord and tenant as well.........[Read More]
How to File a Motion to Stop an Eviction in New Jersey

How to File a Motion to Stop an Eviction in New Jersey

A ruling in favor of a landlord during an eviction hearing in New Jersey usually means that the tenant must vacate the premises within a certain amount of time. Being locked out of the property does not mean tenants have no recourse of action if they feel wronged during the hearing or if they are fa......[Read More]