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Articles 2017-02-28T16:11:19+00:00

Understanding Title Insurance

By | July 18th, 2017|Legal Tips|

Make sure your Buyer always purchases an owner’s title insurance policy to protect their property rights. New homeowners want to focus on buying new furniture for the living room or painting walls, not worrying about [...]

The Problem with Repair Addendums

By | July 6th, 2017|Legal Tips|

We are seeing more and more contracts with improperly completed repair addenda. In some cases the addendum may not be enforceable while in other cases the addendum is vague and difficult to decipher the intent [...]

Ooops! It Happened Again!

By | June 30th, 2017|Legal Tips|

If you use an unsecured eMail account, BEWARE!  You’ve heard numerous times already about hackers and fraudsters trying to redirect money.  And at the end of the busiest month in the year for real estate, [...]

What is an Implied Easement

By | June 23rd, 2017|Legal Tips|

Under certain circumstances an easement can be implied where there is no written document creating one.  For example, when property is landlocked an implied easement may exist. Creating an easement by implication is never easy; [...]

Creating an Easement

By | June 16th, 2017|Legal Tips|

Easements can be created four different ways: (1) by an express grant; (2) reservation in a deed or other legal document; (3) by survey; or (4) by implication. Today, we examine express grants, reservations and [...]

What is an Easement?

By | June 9th, 2017|Legal Tips|

An easement is the right of one person to use the land of another for a specific purpose. In order for an easement to exist there must be a property that is burdened, a property [...]

A Little Known Provision

By | June 2nd, 2017|Legal Tips|

Paragraph 9D of the Central Carolina REALTORS® Association contract contains a little known provision that has a great impact on FHA and VA closings. The provision holds that if the buyer uses FHA or VA [...]

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