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Common forms of home contamination

When beginning the process of buying a new home in Missouri, there are countless tasks and paperwork to complete prior to moving in. These fulfillments can range anywhere from selecting mortgage options to deciding what items to move in or to purchase. Another typical step in buying a house is arranging a proper home inspection. Yet what happens when a certified inspector approves all areas of the home, and the homeowner later discovers a hidden issue? Like most states, Missouri contains laws that require sellers to disclose any physical damage or other issues in written form, but the details concerning these issues can be complex.  

What is a quiet title action?

If you are a Missouri real estate investor, you occasionally may need to file a quiet title action with regard to a piece of property you have purchased. A quiet title action is a lawsuit that you file for the purpose of establishing who owns a particular piece of real estate, including the land and any buildings on it. As easytitlesearch.com explains, a quiet title action is a particularly good idea if you are an investor buying a piece of property in an estate sale or tax sale.

The perks of buying a home in Missouri

With a population of over 6 million people, Missouri offers a plethora of residential real estate opportunities, and has seen substantial growth in recent years. While it is important to know the lastest statistics and price range of certain areas before purchasing a home, the Midwest, as a whole, is one of the most affordable regions to buy residential real estate. 

Approaches to real estate development

Many steps are involved in the establishing of new residential development. The current state of residential development in St. Louis, Missouri is drastically different than it was in previous years, with fewer homes available due to various economic factors. Whether in the heart of downtown or in bordering counties, finding real estate in this area can be competitive and frustrating.

Why you need title insurance

When you plan to purchase real estate in Missouri, you want to know that no legal problems will arise that call your ownership into question. If there is a title defect, this is exactly what you may be facing. We at TdD Attorneys at Law LLC are familiar with the various issues that you might encounter, and the role of title insurance in protecting your rights.

Bill to protect Airbnb rentals passes House

Those who are considering purchasing an investment property in Missouri or who just want to earn some extra cash while away on weekends should keep an eye on a bill that passed in the Missouri House. According to reports from STLRealEstate.News, House lawmakers passed a bill that will protect rental websites like Airbnb and VRBO from local ordinances that would regulate how short-term rentals work. The bill, which passed with nearly two-thirds of the vote (90-49), prevents municipalities from creating regulations at the local level to fine residents who use these rental services to rent out their properties.

Why debt-to-income ratio matters when purchasing a home

If you are working to secure a loan for your first Missouri home, you may have heard the term “debt-to-income ratio” thrown around a time or two. While potential lenders will look at factors such as your income and credit score, they, too, typically take a good, hard look at your debt-to-income ratio. At TDD Attorneys at Law, LLC, we help potential homebuyers navigate the complexities of the Missouri real estate market, and we can help you understand what you can do to make yourself more desirable to potential lenders.

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