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Maryland Deeds: Multiple Tax ID’s On The Property

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Often times in Maryland the property that needs to be transferred has multiple tax ID’s attached to the record. Should you pay double recording fees when filing the new property deed? No. You should pay the county (or city if in Baltimore) and state for the property transfer per the deed and not per the […]

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Modifying: Maryland Deed vs. Mortgage

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While adding a name to a Maryland property deed can be done by filing a new property deed (often referred to as “property title”) with the county, you need to check first with your lender to see if doing so will trigger early payment or penalties. In other words, sometimes the lender agreement prohibits transferring […]

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Baltimore Property Title Transfer Service: Maryland Homestead Credit Application

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The Homestead Credit limits the yearly increase in taxable assessments for qualifying Baltimore, Maryland property. Once the Maryland Homestead Credit is applied the county and municipality must limit taxable assessment increases to 10% or less each year. The application along with instructions can be found at this link. To ensure that your Maryland property Deed […]

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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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Maryland Deed Drafting: Maryland In-Take Sheet Distinction Between Non-Arms Length and Arms Length Transaction

When a Maryland property deed is filed, the filing county requires an in-take sheet along with the Deed. Some counties have their own special in-take sheets (for example, Baltimore City) while others use the standard state of Maryland in-take sheet. One of the questions on the in-take sheet is whether the property transaction is a […]

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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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Charles County, Maryland Deed Transfer Lawyer: Charles County, Maryland Property Deed Transfer Requirements

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

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