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Maryland Real Estate Law & Attorney’s Fees

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A few clients have recently asked about “standard” attorney’s fees clauses in Maryland Real Estate contracts, such as a Residential Contract of Sale. It is important to understand that ultimately these terms are negotiable and if you have concerns about what is proposed you should speak with your attorney so that you are comfortable with […]

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Cutting Your Neighbor’s Tree Branches & Maryland Property Law

If you live in Maryland and own property, you own the property from the center of the planet to the useful area of sky above the land! Whether you can cut your neighbor’s tree that has branches hanging over your land, the Maryland courts follow the “Hawaiian Rule” whereby the owner of the tree has […]

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Can a Maryland landlord charge you an early termination fee if you are evicted?

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First look at the lease agreement; this should have your answer. If it is not explicit in the agreement that there is an early termination fee that includes eviction, you may be able to contest any amount the landlord claims you owe for early termination. You should have an attorney review your lease and, if […]

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Maryland Property Deed Attorney: How to Remove Someone From a Property Deed/Title

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If the other person listed on your property deed is unwilling to cooperate with the sale of the property it could be possible to force them to sell by having an attorney file a Sale in Lieu of Partition. This is essentially a request to have the court order the sale of the property. There […]

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Maryland Probate Lawyer: The Process of Transferring a House, Included in a Will, after Death

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This can be done quickly by a local attorney. You should work with an attorney who is knowledgeable with the process in Maryland as the in-take requirements have recently changed in some locations such as Baltimore. A lien cert may also need to be ordered, but this should be handled by your attorney. As your […]

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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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Property Law Attorney: Anne Arundel County House Title/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, Anne Arundel County deed filings have the additional requirement: “Anne Arundel County – Must have the tax account number, the grantee’s name(s), and the address for mailing future property tax […]

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Maryland Deed Transfer Attorney: Anne Arundel County 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 Maryland real estate deed. Besides all of the state requirements, Anne Arundel 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 […]

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Maryland Real Estate Attorney: Quitclaim Deed, Warranty Deed, Special Warranty Deed and Transfer of Real Property Ownership

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A common question from clients is whether a quit claim deed transfers less interest in the property than a warranty deed or special warranty deed. The short answer is “no.” All three types of property deed transfers can transfer the same interest in the property. That said, there are several factors that need to be […]

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