Beware: “Homeowner Benefit Agreement”
As the real estate market cools, it’s no surprise to see predatory practices on the rise. One scam making news is something called a “Homeowner Benefit Agreement” or “HBA” that promises homeowners quick cash of up to $5,000. The problem is that the homeowner doesn’t find out what they are giving up for that easy…
Selling Your Home in Massachusetts? Don’t make this classic legal mistake.
“What is the biggest legal mistake a seller can make?” As a real estate closing attorney, that’s a question I hear a lot from listing agents who want their clients to avoid legal landmines. The answer is easy: The biggest legal mistake sellers make is taking a piecemeal approach to getting the legal support they…
The Homeseller’s #1 Closing Nightmare — and How You Can Avoid It
You know the expression “It ain’t over till it’s over?” Well, it applies to selling your home, too. Things can and do go wrong at the last minute. And it’s not always a bolt from the blue that derails your closing. In fact, the most common closing day nightmare for sellers isn’t something dramatic, like…