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How Do I Redeem Maryland Ground Rent?

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Ground rent is common in Maryland especially with property in Baltimore City. If ground rent is on your property then you are responsible for pay a small amount of money each year to the owner of the ground rent. The amounts vary but I find they are typically around $100 to $200 per year. Owners […]

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Maryland Property Law Attorney: Removing a Child From a Deed and Transfer Taxes

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I have assisted clients in removing children from Maryland property deeds. There are many instances when doing so make good legal sense. When do so people often ask: will there be transfer taxes? In most instances the transaction is free from transfer taxes under Maryland law. That said, you should have an attorney first review […]

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Happy New Year! Time to Update Your Property Deed-Title?

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For a free consultation today, contact attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here. The Law Office of Stephen J. Reichert, LLC provides professional deed transfers of Maryland property deeds. Deed filing laws are different in each Maryland county; Maryland attorney Stephen J. Reichert understands the laws of Maryland and all 23 […]

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Baltimore Property Law Attorney: Tenants in Common And The Right To Sell The Property as a Sale in Lieu of Partition

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A co-owner holding title as Tenant in Common, under this scenario, can legally force the sale of the property. The other co-owners could engage in negotiations to buy-out their interest in the home. This also depends on how much equity is in the property. To discuss this and other property laws in Maryland, call or […]

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Maryland Property Law Attorney: Maryland Homestead Credit Application

The Homestead Credit limits the yearly increase in taxable assessments for qualifying Maryland real property to 10% or less each year. However, not every county has the same percentage cap. For example many set the cap at 10% however Prince George’s County and Anne Arundel County set the cap currently at 2%. This credit can […]

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Maryland Property Title Transfer Attorney: How to Correct a Deed or Update it Upon Death of the Grantor

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If you have a Maryland property deed that needs to be updated after the death of one of the owners, it may be possible to accomplish this by filing a Maryland Deed of Correction, also called a Corrective Deed. For example if the Grantor originally created a Life Estate Deed giving the Grantees title to […]

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Baltimore Property Law Attorney & Title Service: Understanding Loan Assumption

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“The concept of a loan assumption is quite simple. A buyer of real property assumes the existing financing of the seller/borrower by stepping into the shoes of the existing borrower on substantially the same terms. Prior to considering a loan assumption, however, buyers should understand the advantages and disadvantages, and what they can expect to […]

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Who Needs to Sign a Maryland Quit Claim Deed? Baltimore, Maryland Deed Drafting and Deed Recording Services.

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The Deed must be signed by the Grantor (the person transferring their property interest) but does not require the signature of the Grantee. Under Maryland law there are many different Deeds that can be created. When having a Deed created do not simply be talked into creating a Quit Claim Deed. Using the wrong Deed […]

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Baltimore City Property Deed Transfer Lien Sheet/Certificate Requirement

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To ensure your deed transfer is drafted and filed correctly under Maryland and Baltimore city laws, call or e-mail now for a free confidential consultation: Maryland deed transfer attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here. There are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland […]

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Baltimore County Maryland Property Deed Transfer Lien Sheet/Certificate Requirement

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There are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Baltimore County, Maryland real estate deed. Besides all of the Maryland state requirements, Baltimore County, Maryland deed filings have the additional requirement: “[Baltimore] County taxes, assessments and charges. Except as provided in RP § 3-104(c)(1)7 with respect to personal property […]

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