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  • New Pool Safety Act: Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act of 2007

    Anti-Entrapment Covers Required The federal legislation requires public pools and spas to be equipped with anti-entrapment drain covers. Pools and spas with a single main drain must also be equipped

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  • Corporate Formalities Checklist-Shareholder Asset Protection

    Use the Corporate Name Make sure that third parties who deal with the corporation are aware that it is a corporation and are dealing with the corporate name or a properly registered fictitious name.

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  • Landlords Can't Ban Satellite Dishes

    U.S. Court of Appeals Decision The U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit upheld a Federal Communications Commission rule that leases, zoning ordinances and condominium association rules can not restric

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  • How to Avoid Costly Mistakes in Purchasing Rental Property

    Bad Location The property should be in an area where the demand for rental housing exceeds the supply and there is access to public transportation, churches, schools and stores. This will ensure good

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  • What is the Burial Rights Law in New York?

    Safekeeping Although you can state your wishes in your Will, the Will may not be read or opened until after the funeral services. The form for the appointment of an agent to make these decisions on y

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  • Free Legal Services and Advice in Buffalo, New York

    Client Advocacy Service A public interest legal advocacy center providing civil legal representation to mental health clients 18 years and older for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, Supp

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  • How to Defend a Mortgage Foreclosure

    Borrower's Rights Violations of the Act may give the borrower the right to: (1) rescind the loan; (2) recover or offset amounts already paid, including interest, finance charges and closing costs; an

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  • New Mortgage “Due on Sale” Law

    Death of Joint Owner On the death of a joint owner with survivorship rights; Lease Granting of a lease of three years or less without an option to purchase; Relative To a relative resulting from the

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  • Why Landlords Should Ban Smoking

    Most tenants want smoke-free apartments Only 20% of the adult population smokes Higher Rents Tenants are willing to pay higher rents for smoke-free apartments. Landlord's Liability Landlords can be

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  • How to Use Your IRA for Real Estate Investments

    Reduction of taxable income Investments in IRAs benefit from tax-deferred profits or in some cases tax-free profits. Types of Real Estate Investments can be made in raw land, single family homes,

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