Tag: Tips or Advice

Cost saving tips for home insurance

Homeowners can do a number of things to ensure they get the best home insurance rate possible, and today I’d like to share some of my top suggestions, created with the help of manifested data and proven reports.   While most companies’...

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Buying a newly renovated house

I am putting in an offer on a recently renovated house and I am not sure the sellers got permits. Is there a way to protect myself in the contract? Buying a newly renovated house is always an adventure. What do you ask for and what don’t...

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Who owns the fence?

A boundary fence (also known as a division or partition fence) is that which runs along a property boundary line separating two lots or parcels and used by adjoining landowners. While neither the District of Columbia nor Maryland have specific...

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Homeowner’s guide to surface water law

What if you are suffering flooding and damage to your property from water running off from your neighbor’s property? Is your neighbor liable? Must your neighbor take action to avert the water runoff? In the District of Columbia, the neighbor...

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Tips for out-of-town buyers at settlement

Please keep in mind that attending settlement is always the best solution, but we understand that sometimes a situation might arise where you will be out of town on the closing date. If you are the buyer and, you cannot attend settlement,...

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Homebuyers: Do you know what you are buying?

While this would seem to be obvious, purchasers should pay close attention to exactly what they are buying. I am not referring to inspection issues, I am referring to something that seems obvious, but does occasionally come up as a problem. Here...

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