Is Contesting A Will A Smart Move?

Despite contested wills being heavily featured on daytime soap operas, they are not an everyday occurrence. However, if you feel that there is reason to call into question the validity of a will, you have the right to do so. If you are considering contesting a will, it is important that you understand the possible consequences of doing so and what steps you need to take to put a challenge in action. Read More 

What To Look For During A Final Walkthrough Of Your New Home

If you are purchasing a brand new home and are preparing to go to your real estate closing appointment, there are several steps you should take before you close on the house. The main step is to perform a final walkthrough of the home the day before closing. The process of walking through is done to make sure everything has been completed before you sign the documents to the house. Here are some of the things you should look for when completing this step of the closing process. Read More 

Top 3 Mistakes People In Their 20s Make With Real Estate

While many people in their 20s are focused more on video games and partying, there are those who are interested in other things in life. Being in your 20s is about more than just sitting around and hanging out with your friends. It is a time in your life where you should be looking at your own place to live amongst other things. If this is your first venture into living on your own, there are a few things you need to know about the world of real estate. Read More 

Exposing 2 Common Myths About Being Evicted

Renting an apartment is an extremely common housing option, but there are many people that fail to understand their rights and obligations as a tenant. This can lead to them believing some common misconceptions about eviction. Considering the dire consequences that an eviction can bring, it is important for you to be aware of a couple of myths surrounding this topic.  Myth: Your Landlord Can Immediately Throw Your Out If You Are Late On Rent Read More 

Your Family Home and Probate

If you have been appointed executor of a will for your only living parent, you may understand that you are responsible for ensuring that the will is properly filed with the court and that the wishes of the deceased are carried out. Many times the will simply specifies that the the deceased's entire estate, including the family home, be divided among all the children of the diseased. As the executor, you may have many questions about how a home can be divided between several siblings. Read More