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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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When getting ready to sell your home, one of the most important considerations is much money you will receive from the sale.  Therefore, it is important to understand the common expenses you will likely encounter when selling your home.  This post will discuss some of those common expenses and help you to calculate the final...
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Photo of an abandoned home that is candidate to extinguish redemption rights
No matter what you call it — Contract for Deed, Lease to Own, Seller Finance – these non-traditional real estate transactions come with risks that are often not fully understood by the parties entering into these contracts. In this post, I am going to discuss three real contract for deed horror stories that were experienced...
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Real Estate Agents serve an important role in the process of buying and selling a home. An experienced Real Estate Agent will be able to provide you with advise on what price to list your home for or what minor improvements you can make that may dramatically increase the home’s value to prospective buyers.  Real...
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Rick recently shared some thoughts on this issue with the Land Rush Now blog. “All marketable title is insurable, but not all insurable title is marketable,” says Rick Davis, an attorney who specializes in real estate law. A marketable title must be free of any issues regarding the chain of title, that is, the history...
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Rick Davis shares his thoughts on the need for lawyers at the real estate closing table in this article for MortgageLoan.com.  . . . Real estate attorney Rick Davis of Rick Davis Legal in Leawood, Kansas, said that attorneys provide a valuable service during closings. When hired by a buyer, their job is to study...
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