Tag: Homeowners

Standard v. Enhanced: Building permits

Part 3 of a series So you’ve just completed the purchase and closing on your new “fixer-upper” home. Now it’s time to hire an architect and spend countless hours planning for a new addition to the family room. You submit an application for...

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Why condo owners need an HO-6 policy

Last week we posted a pretty lengthy article about insurance for condo owners entitled, “Condo insurance considerations.” The piece delved into the differences between a Master Policy, which is what your condo association carries...

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Condo insurance considerations

While the need for casualty and other insurance in connection with single-family homes is obvious, the issues that confront condominium owners need just as much scrutiny. While the condominium association’s “master policy” may...

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Transfer taxes, real property taxes… Explained

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," Ben Franklin once famously said. Yet when it comes to taxes on real property – especially for first-time homebuyers – we find much uncertainty and confusion exists....

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