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11th Sep 2014
 
Real estate sale—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
How to Negotiate a Better Sales Price When Shopping For a Home As the housing market has improved, sellers have gained some of their advantage back because they no longer feel the need to accept a rock bottom price in …Read more
 
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25th Jul 2014
 
Hands holding a house model—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
5 Facts Every Real Estate Agent Should Know About Property Titles and Title Insurance For most people, buying a home is the biggest investment they will make during their lifetime. Especially for first time homebuyers, it is a time filled … Read more
 
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24th Jun 2014
 
signature—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
Probate proceedings for an estate of a decedent in Massachusetts In the event a loved one is deceased and leaves real or personal property in his or her name, without any joint owner, transfer on death designation or named beneficiary, … Read more
 
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11th Jun 2014
 
House on stack of money—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
Estate Tax Matters Whether property or assets are owned only by the decedent, jointly with another, or passes by a beneficiary designation or otherwise to a named beneficiary, such property is considered taxable in the decedents estate, and the family, … Read more
 
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3rd Jun 2014
 
signing papers—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
How to Avoid Probate Generally, while planning the disposition of your estate on death, one should be mindful of the various ways in which you can transfer property and assets without the necessity of probate proceedings after death. The following … Read more
 
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20th May 2014
 
Power of Attorney—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
A basic part of your estate plan should include a Durable Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy. 1. A Durable Power of Attorney appoints a family member or other trusted individual to act for you in the event of … Read more
 
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13th May 2014
 
contract of house—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
A planning technique many of our Massachusetts clients are utilizing is to transfer title of their home to their children while retaining a life estate. This means that essentially the elderly parent or parents retain the right to ownership during … Read more
 
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6th May 2014
 
Insurance Policy—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
What is title insurance and why do I need it? The first misconception we need to clear up about title insurance is that you not only need it but you will be required to provide it for your mortgage company. …Read more
 
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29th Apr 2014
 
Sold Home—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
When you visit a law firm for a real estate closing, the attorney makes it seem like a very easy process – – that is his job. A real estate attorney makes the process of buying and selling homes, purchasing …Read more
 
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22nd Apr 2014
 
Last Will and Testament—Attorney in Longmeadow, MA
Many people believe that they must be rich or own real estate to need a Last Will & Testament. However, that is a common misconception that ends with families being frustrated and arguing when a loved one passes away without … Read more