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Real Estate No-Nos, Penalties, and Enforcement of the Rules

Purchasing or selling real estate can be fraught with uncertainty, especially if it is your first time going through the process. However, certain actions are ill-advised and some can have rather severe penalties. Before moving forward with the real estate transaction process, it’s a good idea t...
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Disability Concerns in Real Estate

What Is the Law? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law in 1990, makes it illegal to discriminate against individuals with disabilities. This law covers many aspects of life for the disabled, including real estate and housing concerns. The law’s impact on real estate includes...
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The Mortgage Loan Process

The mortgage loan process can be daunting for individuals who have never gone through it before. However, if you are considering purchasing a home and securing a mortgage, it is a good idea to have a basic understanding of how the process works. There are three phases of the mortgage process: pr...
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All About Zoning Regulations

What Is a Zoning Regulation? Zoning laws, or zoning ordinances, regulate the use of land and the structures placed upon it. They dictate lot sizes, what kinds of structures can be built or replaced, where they can be located, and whether or not an existing building can be rezoned for a different ...
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Environmental Concerns in Real Estate

When purchasing or selling real estate, you must be aware of some common environmental issues that may have an impact on the transaction. Certain environmental factors or conditions can decrease the value of real estate substantially. Furthermore, state and federal laws generally protect individ...
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Real Estate No-Nos, Penalties, and Enforcement of the Rules

Purchasing or selling real estate can be fraught with uncertainty, espe

Disability Concerns in Real Estate

What Is the Law? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed int

The Mortgage Loan Process

The mortgage loan process can be daunting for individuals who have neve