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While there can be tax issues with regard to non-resident alens selling real property (as a general rule, transactions with a purchase price in excess of $300,000 require witholding of a portion of the proceeds of sale pending the seller's filing a US Income Tax return with respect to same), ther...
04/01/2011
I was speaking with a fellow Massachusetts attorney yesterday about our practices. He is a partner in a downtown Boston firm; my firm is mid-sized and mostly suburban, with an office on Newbury Street in Boston, but one office in the Western suburb of Waltham and one office in the Southern suburb...
03/31/2011
None of us need to be reminded of the fact that is much, much more difficult to obtain mortgage financing today that it was even a year ago. The Larger Banks have become little more than operatives for Fannie May and Freddie Mac rules, which are becoming more stringent and less flexible. FHA and ...
03/31/2011
Claudette is one of my ActiveRain "friends". This post has wisdom, and I wanted to share it with those of you who are following me.What Types of Homes are Selling Right Now?  Perfect Ones!  For those who believe everything they hear in the media and think that the housing market is at a complete ...
03/31/2011
This is a post from a post from a post. Perhaps, the dynamic has a name. I missed Bob Stewart's post on writing a column for your local paper. On the other hand, I have been doing this since mid-November, 2010, so I have a reference point. I did not miss Amy Hahn's featured post of today. As Meat...
03/30/2011
I have written about "kids at school" in prior posts. With more kids at college and grad school ( especially grad schools, because jobs out of college are becoming so scarce), there are some strategies we can suggest for "Kiddie" condos which may produce some sales for realtors, mortgage originat...
03/30/2011
If you open up the Axcess News, the national news blog-site this morning, you will see a headline thereon (right in the middle of the first page) which describes Part I of a five part series on the deep-seeded problems of people behind on their mortgages, and the inability of the larger lending c...
03/27/2011
Recently, a young client came to me because he had been unable to recover his security deposit from his Landlord, although the tenancy had ended six months ago, and the client had paid all the money that was due under the one-year lease. My client had not enjoyed his tenure at the lease premises,...
03/27/2011
I started writing blog posts in early 2009, after I found that no one was reading my posts on www.realtorsresourceblog.com. Looking back on the events that have taken since then, it seems of little moment that no one was reading what I was writing. Truth to tell, the material wasn't very interest...
03/26/2011
It seems that more often than not recently, I am experiencing difficulty in dealing with Condominium "management", so-called, with respect to matters which involve my clients. I am a Massachusetts title and real estate attorney, and in the course of my representing Buyers, Sellers and current Uni...
03/25/2011
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