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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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Maryland Property Deed Attorney: Two Types of Maryland Life Estate Deeds

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A Life Estate Deed is a legal document that grants ownership of a parcel of real property (your house, your land) to two separate parties: (1) the Life Tenant, and (2) the Remainderman. For example you can give another person (or yourself) a life estate interest in your home and retain the right to live […]

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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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Caroline County, Maryland Title & Property Deed Transfer Lien Sheet Requirement

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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, Caroline County deed filings have the additional requirement: “County taxes, assessments and charges. Except as provided in RP § 3-104(c)(1)7 with respect to personal property taxes, except as provided in […]

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Maryland Deed and Recording Services: What Types of Deeds Can Be Created in Maryland?

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Under Maryland law there are many different types of 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 can have terrible consequences. To ensure your deed transfer is drafted and filed correctly under Maryland and county laws, call or […]

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