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Congratulations! You’ve found the home of your dreams. So, you might ask, should you spend the money on a real estate attorney to review the contract and attend the closing? A home purchase may affect you for years to come, and hiring a lawyer now might save you a lot of headaches later.
Between wildfires, tornados and hurricanes, summer is a dangerous time for homeowners. Check to see if your property insurance policy covers such disasters before you need to file a claim.
Join Lawyers.com and attorney Tom Pedreira on Monday, August 13, at 2 P.M. ET for a free online Q&A discussing real estate law and landlord-tenant issues. Whether you’re picking your way through the complicated process of buying or selling property, or concerned about whether the lease you’re about to sign really protects your interests, Mr. Pedreira will be available to answer your questions.
An insurance company owes millions to Louisiana homeowners whose claims weren’t addressed promptly after Hurricane Katrina. The insurance company tried to escape the penalties, but was ultimately defeated when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear its case.
Having problems with your landlord? Renting can seem easier than owning a house. No lawn to mow and you don’t have to necessarily take perfect care of the property. However, there are times when renting can seem very difficult, especially if your landlord decides to evict you, for fault or not.