Avoid Mistakes in Real Estate “Rent to Own” Agreements

I recently helped a family stuck in a bad real estate “rent-to-own” agreement. Jordan is a contractor who purchased a property with the intent to renovate and live in the property. He entered into an agreement with a real estate investor to buy a shell property in West Philadelphia. Unlike ordinary sales using traditional financing, […]
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Is Your Property Renovation Safe from Contractor Fraud?

There are far too many stories of property owners victimized by unprofessional building contractors. These stories most often involve an inexperienced investor renovating a property they do not live in.   Janice was excited about renovating an inheritance property. Her grandmother recently passed away and bequeathed the home to Janice. The property was located in […]
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Victory for Victim of Real Estate Fraud

Court of Common Pleas Judge Gene Cohen rendered an award in favor of a Philadelphia resident caught up in an unfortunate title dispute. Our client engaged us when she discovered that an investment property she purchased was previously sold to another buyer. Both our client and the prior purchaser were caught up in this dispute […]
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