These days, everyone is looking for ways to make life more affordable. Finding ways to reduce your housing costs is one way to do that -- so that has some people looking harder into cooperative housing as an alternative to owning a home, renting an apartment or buying a condo.
Could you be paying far more than you really need to be paying on property taxes?
Are you hoping to make a few extra bucks renting your unused condo out through Airbnb or someplace similar? You'd better hold off -- at least until you read this article.
In residential real estate law, issues regarding repairs and maintenance to the property are relatively simple and straightforward. For the vast majority of cases, the landlord is responsible for all major maintenance and repairs. Typically, there is a requirement that the tenant inform the landlord of necessary work in a timely manner.
Apartment buildings, or "multifamily units," are often great investment opportunities for people looking to get into the commercial real estate market.
The proverb "Good fences make good neighbors" is often true -- and a fence that's badly in need of repairs or an eyesore can spark some ugly disputes between otherwise reasonable neighbors. That's especially possible when a fence is parked right on a boundary line.