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Gregory James Glaser

Gregory Glaser’s Legal Guides

38 total

  • FSBO General List of Closing Costs and Fees

    Closing costs tend to be around 2-3% of the home purchase price. Here's a breakdown of the most common closing costs and fees with a rough estimate of average cost: * Appraisal ($150 to $450) - This is paid to the appraisal company to confirm the fair market value of the home. Co...

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  • Selling Your Home - Using A Purchase Agreement, Deed, Escrow, and Title Report

    Basic Definitions A real estate purchase agreement is a detailed contract between the buyer and seller to document the terms of the property sale that will transfer the deed. A deed is a short legal document (usually 1-2 pages) that the buyer receives at the close of escrow to s...

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  • For Sale By Owner - Typical Process and Benefits

    In a typical for-sale-by-owner (FSBO) transaction, the parties follow this general process: Tour The buyer tours the property. Although not necessary, often the seller will have pre-printed materials on site for the buyer's review, such as the following inspection reports: o R...

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  • Cloud Computing - A Legal Practitioner's Perspective

    Cloud Computing - A Legal Practitioner's Perspective. From a legal perspective, it is primarily through effective legal counseling and the use of licensing agreements and service level agreements (SLAs) that the contract/licensing attorney secures valuable opportunities and m...

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  • Start-Up Website Legal Documents

    This quick guide will briefly identify some common documents utilized by new online start-ups: Terms of Use You post this document online to cover the terms on which your site users are allowed to use your site, and it is usually accessible via a small link located in the footer...

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  • Independent Contractor Agreements

    Employees are entitled to benefits by statute, but independent contractors are not. An independent contractor relationship can be established by contract, for example, with a consultant, mechanic, serviceman, professional, etc. Keep in mind though, it takes more than just a well-...

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  • Loan Agreements

    Common Terms in Loan Agreements- Parties: The people who sign the loan agreement- Principal: The amount of money the lender loans the borrower, which the borrower must repay eventually.- Interest: In addition to repaying the principal, interest is the money that borrower must pay...

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  • Contract Law

    Every contract provides both benefits and burdens. In this way, contracts can empower productivity, and yet also limit freedom.Generally, for any contract to be valid in the eyes of the law, the following essential elements must be specified in the contract itself: (1) offer, (2)...

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  • Material Breach of Contract

    Misconceptions are rampant in the business world regarding what constitutes a material breach of contract versus a non-material breach of contract. Beware litigious people. Unless the contract defines breach very specifically, the general rule is that a material breach of contrac...

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  • Residential Leases

    Three Common Lease Terms Month-to-Month Lease: this is a lease that continues from month-to-month until either the tenant or the landlord gives the other party written notice to cancel the lease. Typically, the notice must be given 30-days in advance of the move-out date. Term ...

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