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Erica Crohn Minchella

Erica Minchella’s Legal Guides

14 total


  • Options in Foreclosure

    File an appearance in the case Appear when the case is heard. Let the Judge know what the status of your loan modification or short sale is. Make sure you are talking to the negotiator for the lend

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  • Strategies For The Monied Partner in a Real Estate Partnership That Is Failing

    Get A Lawyer You HAVE to know what your obligations and your rights are. What will your financial responsibilities be if the property does not cash flow? What will the impact be if a Receiver is ap

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  • What To Expect During the Short Sale Process

    Determine Whether a Short Sale is Appropriate If your credit is shot, the only parties who get anything out of your doing a short sale are your broker and your lawyer. Since you won't get anything o

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  • How and When to use a Quit Claim Deed

    Fill out the Quit Claim Deed Generally you should be able to find a Quit Claim Deed form in a business supply store or online. The form will require the name of the Grantor, the name of the Grantee,

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  • What should you do if your appraisal does not meet the value of your new construction

    Review your contract It is likely that the Builder thought about the contingency that the property might not appraise out, but that you did not. If the property does not appraise out, your choices a

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  • Buying a condo in a building with a small number of units

    Is the Board responsive to requests for documentation? Your contract should provide for your entitlement to the documents that govern the property you are buying: the "decs" or Declaration of Condom

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  • Buying a condo in a building with a large number of units

    Is the documentation manageable or are there so many Rules you need a lawyer to interpret them? Your contract should provide for your entitlement to the documents that govern the property you are buy

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  • How to Buy a Property with a Partner

    Questions to Ask about a split up What will happen if we decide we will not live together after we have both signed for a mortgage and put the property in our joint names? Who should be responsible

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  • How to Buy an REO Property

    Get an inspection Make sure your contract provides for the right to get an inspection, even if the property is purchased "as is". Also, make sure your contract provides for the right to get out of t

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  • Why you should use a Real Estate Lawyer for the purchase of Real Estate

    You are obligating yourself to pay tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of dollars An attorney will guide you through the paperwork from the lender. They are not there to make decisions fo

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