Is A Short Sale A Good Option For Homeowners?

Posted in Blog, Real Estate by on July 8th, 2013

A sad reality in the Raynham area has been foreclosures and a drop in home sales. Though the market has begun to show an increase, some homeowners still find it a struggle to keep up with their mortgage payments. In some cases the homeowners have moved to another area and purchased a home, and have been unable to sell their previous home in the meantime, and now have 2 payments to make monthly. W… Read More

Homeowner Liability- Massachusetts Tree Laws

Posted in Blog, Real Estate by on April 16th, 2013

  A dispute between neighbors is something that is almost expected in the densely populated neighborhoods of Southcoast Massachusetts. At times though, these disputes can result in more then slight aggravation. This has proven to be the case in many disputes, especially when trees are involved. A homeowner has the responsibility to tend to any trees on their property. At times, tree lim… Read More

Swimming Pool Liability For Homeowners

Posted in Blog, Real Estate by on April 2nd, 2013

  As summer is approaching in South Coast Mass, thoughts of warm weather, the beach, and swimming pools may be coming into your head. You may be considering installing a pool in your backyard this year, or you may already have one. While bringing a lot of enjoyment, swimming pools also expose you to a higher level of liability as a homeowner. A swimming pool is something very attracti… Read More

Purchasing Commercial Real Estate – Zoning and Permits

Posted in Real Estate by on March 15th, 2013

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If you are a business owner in the Raynham or Taunton area, you may have decided that the space you are renting is no longer meeting the needs of your company. You may be considering expanding your business by purchasing your own space or constructing a new building.  There is more involved to commercial real estate then just finding that perfect location though, and if you are not aware of these… Read More

Purchasing a New Home- Preparing for Closing

Posted in Real Estate by on February 15th, 2013

As the spring approaches many people in the Raynham and Taunton area may start to consider a search for a new home. The excitement of owning your own house can be thrilling as you look around at what could be your possible new dream home. Your real estate agent will help guide you through the process, but you may want to consider consulting with your trusted legal advisor as you draw closer to pur… Read More

Real Estate Closing And Common Problems

Posted in Real Estate by on February 5th, 2013

Whether it’s your first home or your dream vacation home, buying a home can be one of the most exciting times of your life.  Most likely it’s also the largest purchase you’ll make, which can make it a very stressful experience. You’ve found the perfect home, you were approved for your mortgage, and the home inspection was relatively painless.  Smooth sailing from here until you’re h… Read More

What Estate Planning Can Do For You

Posted in Real Estate by on January 7th, 2013

Estate planning is a process that is misunderstood by many. Some people consider estate planning to be exclusively for the rich, famous or for the elderly. Others simply do not understand the significance of a will, trust, health-care proxy and power of attorney or why they should have these documents prepared. The truth is, estate planning is beneficial to most people and highly important, regard… Read More