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Trusts 101: Should I Buy Property in the Name of a Trust?

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Trusts 101: Should I Buy Property in the Name of a Trust? The primary reason for the use of a Trust is to separate the legal ownership in the Trustee from the equitable ownership in the Beneficiaries. This separation of legal and equitable ownership may shield the Beneficiaries from [...]

Five Tips for Buying a Property with Tenants

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Five Tips for Buying a Property with Tenants  Whether you are interested in a buying a home to use as a primary residence or an investment property, it’s possible that the property is currently occupied by tenants. If that’s the case, there are a few things you should consider [...]

What Does A Closing Attorney Do?

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

What Does a Closing Attorney Do? Massachusetts requires that a Lender be represented by an Attorney. This really is to the benefit of the borrower. Often referred to as “Closing Attorneys,” they will be in charge of reviewing all loan documents and explaining them in a common sense way [...]

The Most Common Ways to Hold Title to Property in Massachusetts

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Most Common Ways to Hold Title to Property in Massachusetts There are a lot of different ways you can “hold title” to property in Massachusetts. Holding title means you have some form of ownership over the property. How you choose to hold title is dependent on a lot [...]

How Long Does it Take to Close on a Home?

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

How Long Does it Take to Close on a Home? Any good lawyer will tell you “that depends,” but generally speaking between 30-45 days is the most common timeframe in Massachusetts. Exactly how long it take varies greatly on your transaction. If you have already made an Offer, you [...]