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Getting a Mortgage for Your House

While some people can afford to buy their house and pay for the price of the home using their own savings and help from family/friends, most individuals in California must go to the bank and receive a loan for the
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What to Look For in Mortgage Documents Before Signing

What to Look For in Mortgage Documents Before Signing What to Look For in Mortgage Documents Before Signing Often potential home buyers are inundated with documents to sign at the last minute. Fearing they might lose their dream house or the favorable annual percentage rate, potential homeowners just sign
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Representations & Warranties In Contracts

Representations & Warranties In Contracts Representations & Warranties In Contracts are among contractual mechanisms used to allocate risks between the parties. Representation is a statement of fact intended to induce reliance and action by a party to a contract. Warranty, on the
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What Is Preliminary Relief In CA?

What Is Preliminary Relief In CA? What Is Preliminary Relief In CA? Plaintiffs are often confronted with the dilemma of prolonged litigation vis-a-vis losing their business to trademark infringement, competition, etc. Preliminary relief in some instances, along with other litigation tactics, might help such plaintiffs. Preliminary
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What Does “Time is of the Essence” Encompass in Real Estate Transactions?

Time is of the Essence Timing is of paramount of importance in real estate transactions. However, not always, “time is of the essence”. In fact, there is no requirement, generally, for parties to contract about the timing of their performances. In most circumstances, if timing
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Adverse Possession

Adverse Possession When owning property, it is important to remain aware of the property’s boundaries for many reasons, with one being that it allows you to combat issues relating to adverse possession. Adverse possession is defined as the right of a hostile
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Quiet Title Action

Quiet Title Action In real estate, if there exists a dispute between parties over ownership, a quiet title action will be utilized to determine the real owner of a property (or those who have interests in it). Such cases arise when a party
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How Could You Prudently Pay Down Your Credit Card Debt?

How Could You Prudently Pay Down Your Credit Card Debt?   With relatively high unemployment and volatile economic conditions, people have to contend with rather onerous and exorbitant credit card debt accumulated over the years. Such people often make their monthly payments without paying down their credit card debt and
Posted in Business Law, Real Estate

What Landlords Do Not Tell Tenants Most

What Landlords Do Not Tell Tenants Most   There are many issues landlords are under no legal obligation to divulge to tenants. Such issues often range from if the rental property is being foreclosed upon to promises to renovate or remodel the building. Let us explore some
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Commercial Mortgages Rates

Commercial Mortgages Rates Commercial Mortgages Rates The latest data indicate delinquency rate increased by 9% for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). This is an ominous sign as commercial property owners are seriously having trouble paying their mortgages.  Let us further explore this important development of Commercial
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