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Why Title Insurance?

By Yesner Law |

One question we get often is “Should I buy Title Insurance when I buy my new house?” Without hesitation, the answer is “YES” 100% of the time. Title insurance is exactly what it sounds like – insurance that your title to the house is clear. In other words, no one is going to claim… Read More »

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Three Myths About Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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What is a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?  What do I need to know?  What are some common misconceptions about Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?   Last week’s blog post described four myths about Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy. Continuing that trend, this week’s blog contains three myths about a Chapter 13 reorganization, or payment plan, bankruptcy. The first… Read More »

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Chapter 7 Myths

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Many times when consulting with clients, the majority of the consultation is spent dispelling myths about bankruptcy.  We’ve collected some of the most common and want to use this form to dispel some of those myths. You can also visit our YouTube page, and The Crushing Debt Podcast for additional related content. First is that… Read More »

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Can I sell my house when I have an IRS lien?

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Federal tax liens can be enforced against homestead property. However, in my experience, the IRS will not enforce a lien against a property with a purchase money mortgage (where the homeowner uses the loan to buy the house). If the IRS is first to be recorded first in time (like against a second mortgage… Read More »

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How Does Bankruptcy Impact the Sale of a Home

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When the real estate market crashed, we had clients who wanted to both sell their home and file bankruptcy and the timing of those two events was important.  Today, we get the question less often, but in more cases, the house has some equity (the value of the house exceeds the amount owed to… Read More »

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What is the Means Test in Bankruptcy Court?

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The “Means Test” is one of the most confusing things about the bankruptcy process, and there is an art to completing it properly. The Means Test is what we use to determine whether a debtor can file or must file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Basically, the means test compares the borrowers annual… Read More »

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Can You File Bankruptcy Without an Attorney?

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As I’ve said many times, bankruptcy is a great tool to eliminate debt and give you a fresh financial start. One question I get asked often: “If I have to file bankruptcy, then I probably can’t afford an attorney, so can I do this on my own?” Great question, which I would answer ,… Read More »

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Can I Use a Power of Attorney to Sign Corporate or Trust Documents?

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Very often we are asked to assist with a closing where the seller is a corporation, limited liability company (LLC), or Trust.  However, the person who can sign on behalf of the entity is unavailable on the day of closing, so they ask us to prepare a Power of Attorney to sign the closing… Read More »

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Do Judgment Liens Attach to Inherited Property?

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We recently helped a client who inherited her mom’s house when mom passed. The problem was that she inherited the house with her brother, and her brother had a judgment against him from unpaid credit card debt. The siblings wanted to sell the house, but were unable to do so because of the brother’s… Read More »

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Real Estate Unlimited Guest Post – Luxury Real Estate: A Realtor’s Perspective

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Photo Credit: Blog.dynamiclives.com This post was contributed by Real Estate Unlimited, an agency serving clients in the Los Angeles area. Real estate agents specialize – commercial vs. residential, vacation home vs. primary residence, urban vs. rural, condo vs. freestanding. Price is another example – selling a beachfront estate in Corona del Mar is a… Read More »

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