Category: Articles

The Truth About Discount Settlements and “Free” Giveaways

By David Parker, Esq. QUESTION: Recently, I have seen a number of advertisements from settlement companies offering discounts and free

Agency Representation of Buyers and Sellers

By David Parker, Esq. QUESTION: I am currently working with a real estate agent as I attempt to locate a

Fair Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act – Working Together to Make American Housing Accessible

By Mark Simon, Esq. Disability creates many difficulties and challenges in a person’s day-to-day life including obtaining and keeping meaningful

The Homestead Tax Credit

Effective January 1, 2008, Maryland has amended its rules regarding the Homestead Tax Credit. This credit or reduced tax

The Effects of Sub-Prime Market Woes

The trauma in the “sub-prime” mortgage market has obviously spilled over into the “prime” mortgage markets. The demise of

A Review of Short Sales

A Realtor called me the other day and described the following scenario. Her client had purchased a town home

A Review of Short Sales

A Realtor called me the other day and described the following scenario. Her client had purchased a town home

Avoid Liability for Fraud (Stay Out of Jail)

In today’s tighter real estate market, we are constantly getting calls from buyers, sellers, agents and lenders regarding various

Avoid Liability for Fraud (Stay Out of Jail)

In today’s tighter real estate market, we are constantly getting calls from buyers, sellers, agents and lenders regarding various

A Review of the GCAAR Regional Contract – Part 3 of 3

In our last two articles, we discussed Paragraphs One (1) through Seventeen (17) of the recently revised Regional Sales

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