The Six Ways Realtors Can Resolve Distressed Property Situations

Carol is a realtor friend of mine with whom I recently told me about lost real estate sales. She was trying to carve out a niche in distressed properties, but encountered recurring roadblocks that were costing lots of time. The problems often start the same – she will locate a prospective seller of a property […]
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How Safe is Your Property Line from an Encroaching Neighbor?

Property owners often care deeply about protecting the boundaries of their land and preventing unauthorized use. Neighbors who encroach on land violate a sense of pride and ownership that comes with owning land. Some encroachment disputes arise when the boundary is clear but the adjoining landowner believes the encroachment is justified. Other disputes result when […]
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Major Changes to Abandoned Property Law in Pennsylvania

In many areas of Pennsylvania, people live in homes where title to the property is not clear. Unclear title is especially prevalent in cities with older homes. Two examples are tenant-landlord relationships where the landlord disappeared or died and inheritance properties where the legal process was never completed. Residents of a so-called “tangled title” property […]
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