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Harford County Maryland Lien and Deed Deadlines

From Harford County, Maryland, for immediate release. For a free, confidential conversation to discuss this and other Maryland property law matters, including drafting, filing and recording Maryland property deeds for a modest fixed fee, contact Maryland property attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here. *** NOTICE *** LIEN CERTIFICATE APPLICATIONS for […]

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Same Sex Marriage, Maryland Deed & Tenants by the Entirety

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A deed for married individuals with property in Maryland should typically be filed as Tenants by the Entirety, though there are occasionally advantageous reasons for filing otherwise. The same is true whether the married couple is of the same sex or of the opposite sex. For a free, confidential conversation to discuss this and other […]

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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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Using a Property Appraisal to Support Your Case at a Maryland Property Tax Appeal Hearing

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Appraisals are allowed as evidence at your hearing. You should submit the appraisal well in advance of your hearing but at least ten business days before. That said, often times an appraisal is unnecessary and other recent sales comps could be more valuable. For a free, confidential conversation to learn more about contesting your property […]

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Harford County Property Deed Lawyer: Harford 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, Harford County deed filings have the additional requirement: “Instruments transferring title. For any instrument that transfers title and/or effects a change in ownership on the real property tax records of […]

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Maryland Deed Transfer Services: When Should a Property Deed be Updated in Maryland?

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In my experience there are several occasions when you should consider updating your Maryland property deed, however it is not always advisable to do so. The following are times when you should consider a deed transfer however I recommend you speak with an experienced Maryland property law attorney before deciding whether a transfer is best […]

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