Why Consider Life Insurance?

Why Consider Life Insurance?

Life insurance is an important policy to have when pre-planning your estate. Chances are, you will have remaining debts and taxes to be paid after death. A qualified policy can help alleviate the financial strain of an emotional family that will already be suffering your loss. If you’re still on the...

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Your Apartment Can Be An Inheritance! Don’t Lose It Today

Your Apartment Can Be An Inheritance! Don’t Lose It Today

Many New York City tenants are unaware of their rights under City and State housing laws. In order to regulate the housing market, New York City and New York State have implemented rules that aim to protect tenants from drastic free market rent increases and from the fear of eviction. Many tenants a...

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What Kinds of Property Deeds Are There?

What Kinds of Property Deeds Are There?

By: Susan M Keenan The legal documents used to transfer titles to real estate are referred to as property deeds. The names of the legal owners to the real estate are placed directly onto the property deeds. Each time a piece of real estate is sold, a new property deed must be issued. The two [&helli...

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Seven Advantages of a Transfer-On-Death Deed

Seven Advantages of a Transfer-On-Death Deed

A transfer-on-death deed resembles a normal real estate deed in most ways, but it only takes effect when the current property owner passes away. It provides a convenient and economical way to give your home to an heir. Unlike wills, transfer-on-death deeds don’t need to go through probate cour...

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Should You Choose a Will or a Living Trust?

Should You Choose a Will or a Living Trust?

The estate you leave to your loved ones consists of real estate, personal property such as vehicles, and any other assets you might have.  Unless you leave specific instructions on how you wish your estate to be distributed when you die, the state will decide who inherits your possessions.  It&#8217...

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