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By Rochford Law Posted on August 2, 2021 at 11:24 AM

How a Title Company can Help You Understand Your Taxes

Did you know that in the last year, 23% of houses were purchased by first time home buyers? With this in mind, buying and selling a piece of residential property might not be as easy as it seems. One hurdle to overcome is understanding your taxes. Understanding Tennessee taxes is often difficult due to the paperwork involved and the property inspections.

Considering the amount of ground to cover, a real estate lawyer can guide you through your state taxes so the transfer of property proceeds without any problems. It's not as difficult as you might think to understand your state taxes related to the purchase or sale of your residential property. Choosing the right legal counsel will ensure that you get the most out of your real estate transaction.

Here’s what you need to know to understand home sale taxes in Tennessee:

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Topics: Lease, Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Attorney, Tax Sale

By Rochford Law Posted on November 14, 2019 at 11:37 AM

Five Tips to Protect Your Residential Property Investment

Real estate can be a great investment, but it’s not without risk. Houses burn down. Floods do damage. Tenants refuse to pay. How can you protect your investment?

Perhaps you’ve decided to invest in residential real estate—a home, apartment, or duplex that you’re going to rent out instead of living in. While no one can guarantee success, here are five tips to secure your investment and prevent financial loss.

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Topics: Lease, Residential Real Estate, Renting

By Rochford Law Posted on April 12, 2016 at 4:00 AM

What to Look for in Your Residential Lease

Nashville is booming and so is the local real estate market. As Music City grows, the need for trustworthy real estate advice and representation is more important than ever.

According to the National Multifamily Housing Council, 37% of American live in rented properties. As homeownership falls, more people are renting and paying more for the privilege. Knowing what to look for in your residential lease will help you rest easy and enjoy your new surroundings. Hiring a real estate attorney to review your lease agreement is a sure-fire way to protect your rights and your future. Regardless of whether or not you work with an attorney, though, it’s important to know what to look for in a lease and understand your rights.

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Topics: Lease, Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Title, Residential Lease, Residential Real Estate

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