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REQUIRED HOME SALE DISCLOSURES

1. Death in the Home 2. Neighborhood Nuisances 3. Hazards 4. HOA Information 5. Repairs 6. Water Damage 7. Missing Items 8. Other Possible Disclosures 1. Death in the Home …

9 COMMON NOTARY MISTAKES

1- Failing to Require Personal Appearance Personal appearance is the very foundation of notarization. Except in the few states where online or remote notarization has been legalized, personal appearance is …

12 TIPS FOR A HAPPY LIFE

1. Know yourself Something that’s clearer to me every day is that there’s no magic, one-size-fits-all solution for building a happy, healthy, and productive life. You have to know yourself: …

DUE ON SALE CLAUSE

Almost every single loan generated to buy a home contains a due on sale clause. This clause is important if a homeowner wants to sell the home without paying off …

WHAT IS A STEP UP TAX BASIS?

What is a Step-Up in Basis? A step-up in basis is the readjustment of the value of an appreciated asset for tax purposes upon inheritance. The higher market value of …

ASSIGNMENT OF CONTRACT

Assignment of contracts is the legal transfer of the obligations and benefits of a contract from one party, called the assignor, to another, called the assignee.3 What assignment of a …

PROPERTY BOUNDARIES

Property Boundaries: Everything You Need to Know Most of us don’t know where our exact property boundaries are located, and many of us don’t care. Most of us don’t know …