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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This past Tuesday night, I had the privilege of speaking to a room full of real estate investors at the monthly Mid-American Association of Real Estate Investors (MAREI) meeting that took place at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Overland Park, Kansas.  Attendees at the meeting had the opportunity to submit questions using their smartphone...
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Photo of a monopoly board used to illustrate the rules for redemption rights in Johnson County, Kansas
Many real estate investors have heard whispers of changes to the rules for redemption rights in Johnson County, Kansas over the past few weeks, but there is little public information out about the changes or what these changes will mean for investors who purchase redemption rights in Johnson County.  This post will talk about these...
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Photo of rundown house after a contract for deed foreclosure
The legal process for removing a lessee/purchaser under a contract for deed will depend on the language of the contract for deed and what contributions the borrower has made towards the purchase price.  As the lessee/purchaser is leasing the property, the default process would be to file an “unlawful detainer” action and to remove the...
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Photo of a home that is involved in the Kansas mortgage Foreclosure process and timeline
The standard Kansas mortgage Foreclosure Process and Timeline for an uncontested foreclosure is set forth below.  Please be advised that an uncontested foreclosure is a foreclosure action in which the borrower does not file a response and allows the lender to proceed with the foreclosure.  It can take between 6-18 months to remove a borrower...
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Photo of an eviction notices, which is the first step in the Missouri or Kansas eviction process and timeline
In Kansas, eviction proceedings are one of the few areas of law that has its own procedure and timelines that were set by the legislature and must be strictly adhered to by the courts and parties involved in the eviction.  This guide will help outline and explain the Kansas eviction process and timeline. Pre-filing Notices...
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Rick recently shared some thoughts on how to find an attorney for a blog post published on fundera.com, titled “Need Legal Advice? 11 Experts Reveal How to Find the Right Small Business Lawyer”
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Thumbnail from an Owners.com story on questions you should ask before hiring an attorney for your FSBO transaction
Excerpt from Owners.com including comments from Rick Davis regarding some of the questions you should ask before hiring an attorney for your FSBO transaction. Selling your own home puts more of the sale price in your pocket, but you don’t want to scrimp when finding a professional to handle the property transfer. Choosing the right...
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If you were to speak with solo attorneys, they all might give you a different reason to hire him or her to represent your business. Some of those reasons might include dedicated service, legal knowledge or experience, reasonable fees, etc. Although these are all good reasons to hire a solo attorney, none of them compare...
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Thumbnamil from a realtor.com store on nightmares you might need to disclose to buyers.
Excerpt from a realtor.com story on the nightmares you might need to disclosure to buyers.  This story includes thoughts from Rick Davis on the need to disclose the fact a home is a former meth lab in either Kansas or Missouri. If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you probably know that the seller...
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You often hear the phrase “everything’s negotiable” and that is especially true when buying or selling a residence. Although the majority of the conversation is devoted to the purchase price for the property, there are many other considerations that can help increase the value to either the buyer or seller without changing the purchase price....
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