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what to do if you are sued for negligence
Managing a Real Estate Business

Real Estate Agents – What To Do If You Are Sued For Negligence

This post was fact checked by Lisa Rogers, Principal Attorney and Partner at ARK Attorneys. While most real estate transactions go well, sometimes clients may …

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the types of property deeds and what they mean
House Buying Tips

The 12 Types of Property Deeds and What They Mean

There are 12 types of deeds in real estate transactions, but seven that are more common and will likely be used when you buy or …

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what adverse posession is and how to prevent it
Homeowner Tips

What Is Adverse Possession?

Adverse possession is when somebody from a neighbor to a trespasser occupies and uses your land without permission, and then gains legal ownership by meeting …

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What Is Funds From Operations FFO
Real Estate Investing

What Is Funds From Operations (FFO)?

FFO is a formula created by NAREIT as a way to measure the cash generated by a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The formula was …

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what life estates are and how life estates work
Homeowner Tips

What Life Estates Are, And How They Work

A life estate is a legal arrangement where the owner of a property (the grantor) gives the house, structures and/or land to another person while …

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what mortgage refinancing is
Homeowner Tips

What Mortgage Refinancing Is and Is It Right for You?

The term “mortgage refinancing” does not have to be intimidating.  It’s exciting as a mortgage refinance can both save you money and potentially speed up …

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What Is An Adjustable Rate Mortgage
Homeowner Tips

What Is An Adjustable Rate Mortgage

An adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) is a home loan where the interest rate adjusts over time. Adjustable rate mortgages usually start with an interest rate …

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How to Know if a VA Renovation Loan is the Right Choice
Articles

How to Know if a VA Renovation Loan is the Right Choice

Choosing between VA renovation and traditional home renovation loans, or a VA loan in general doesn’t have to be tricky. It all depends on your …

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superstitions about buying selling or moving into a house
Articles

31 “Door Shutting” Superstitions For Buying a Home

If you are buying a new home, these 31 new home superstitions will help to ensure that you have years of good luck in your …

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