A house at risk of falling into Lake Michigan somehow sold two weeks ago. Here's how.
Q: I read your article on using real estate attorneys in residential closings. What a bunch of drivel. I have handled tens of thousands, if not over 200,000 closings, settlements and escrows in all 50 states since 1996 and have found the greatest costs are always in states where we had to use attorneys.
PARIS (AP) — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.
Q: I have lived in a house for the past three years and received a letter stating the house was sold for unpaid taxes. I’ve tried reaching the homeowners, but they won’t respond. If I pay the back taxes on the house can I claim ownership in West Virginia?
Q: A couple of years ago, we purchased a unit in a four-unit, newly built condominium in Washington, D.C. We were the second purchaser in this building.
Last fall, when planning a move from North Carolina to Stillwater, Oklahoma, for a new job that would start in January, Andreza Conti Patara and her husband, Marcelo Patara, decided…
With people spending more time than ever indoors due to lockdown restrictions, many have been reappraising their life choices and looking to move to more spacious accommodation.
Shopping for their first home in New Jersey, Alyse Storzieri and her boyfriend Robert Engel faced a tough market. So when they found a house they loved last June, the…
Home sales and home prices rose in the Catawba Valley region in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to sales data from Canopy MLS.
Real estate agents have an urgent message for homeowners: Now is the time to sell. “A lot of people are missing the best market now by waiting,” says agent Kris…
Q: I have a question about the timeshare property that was owned by my late husband. My husband died of a sudden heart attack recently, without a will. He was the sole owner of the timeshare and he had no estate and there’s no probate case pending.
There's one mask guideline that hasn't changed throughout the pandemic -- you definitely should be wearing one.
Q: My wife and I have owned two homes during our marriage. We lived in the first one for 20 years and have owned our current home for almost 20 years. So, we are not first-time buyers but still not overly experienced with the process of buying real estate.
Q: We remodeled our basement about 10 years ago and used a company that is still in business. It doesn’t seem like they obtained any permits for the work in our basement. We still own the home and plan to be here for some time to come. Do we have to report this to the local housing department and what should we do about our home improvements?
Buying a home is a major endeavor, no matter when you do it. For those hoping to buy in 2021, an ongoing recession and global pandemic only add to the…
Here are three things you should do to help land that first house in 2021.
This dehydrated dog food consists primarily of chicken, veggies and fruit, and is made with cage-free chicken raised in North Carolina with no antibiotics. It’s affordably priced compared to some high-end offerings, but some buyers thought it wasn’t chunky enough.
Plan to buy your first home in 2021? It'll probably take months instead of weeks, and you might feel demoralized at times.