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John K. O'Donohue

John O'Donohue’s Legal Guides

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  • Massachusetts Homestead Law

    An estate of homestead is only available for a persons primary residence. The new homestead law took effect on March 16, 2011. Below is a link to an eight page document authored by Secretary Galvins office regarding the homestead law entitled:The Homestead Act: Questions and Answ...

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  • 5 Ways To Build A Real Estate Dream Team

    In any business, its important to have a great team. Buying real estate is no exception. You need to make sure from the outset that you are working with competent real estate professionals. Nobody is looking out for you, more than you!

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  • Massachusetts Evictions: Estimated Timelines and Expenses

    Massachusetts is notoriously a difficult jurisdiction for landlords. Why does everyone say that? The answer is simple. Evictions can last forever and the process can become quite complex. Approximate timelines and estimated costs for each stage of an eviction are outlined below: ...

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  • Stay Out of Trouble and Make Money: A Guide for the Novice Massachusetts Real Estate Investor

    If you are a novice real estate investor,Massachusetts is a terrible place to do business. In fact, it might be one of the worst places in the country for investors operating without enough capital to take some serious lumps. If you want to enjoy the incredible ROI Massachusetts ...

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