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Understanding the purpose of an easement

A Missouri resident may spend years of their life looking for the right place to build their home. They may eventually discover it tucked away in the woods, far from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan living. The individual may find the property description of the land to figure out just where their property lines will lay, and in the process they may discover that their desired lot is lacking a location where it touches the local road.

Zoning can impact where homes are built

Choosing a community in which to build one's dream home can be an exciting step for a person as they anticipate settling down and growing roots in a new place. As they seek out the right spot to construct their new residence they may find different locations that seem to possess different characteristics, benefits, and drawbacks. This is because in Missouri and other locations throughout the nation many communities use zoning to dictate where certain types of structures may be located.

The role of contingencies in a residential purchase agreement

Most Missouri parents have attached contingencies to permitting their children to do what they want. For example, a parent may allow a child to watch cartoons if the child first makes their bed and washes the dishes. Contingencies exist in the workforce, too. A prospective employee may get a job offer that is contingent upon that person passing a background check or other assessment.

Important consideration for people preparing to sell their homes

Making the decision to sell one's home and to move to a new residence or community can be a huge step for a St. Louis family. As such those who are making preparations to undertake this feat should proactively seek out certain information so that they can make knowledgeable and informed decisions about the important task of selling their home. This post is focused on considerations individuals should make before selling their homes through their local real estate markets but as with all legal matters consultation with real estate attorneys is the best way for readers to get case-specific support.

Buying a HUD home

You have likely heard advertisements regarding HUD homes for sale in St. Louis, yet if you are like most of the clients that we here at TDD Attorneys at Law work with, you know little about them or why they are designated as such. In some cases, buying a HUD home may help get you into your dream house at a starter home price. 

The housing market outlook of st. louis and surrounding areas

For some cities on the map, growth has taken on an entirely new meaning. Cities such as St. Louis are hubs for start-ups, gourmet eateries and other creative niches, so it is easy to see why countless tourists and residents alike flock to the Gateway to the West. Upon closer look, what does the housing market look like for this popular city and surrounding areas? 

The current outlook of st. louis real estate

It involves browsing countless listings and conducting neighborhood research. What follows is often one of many realtor meetings, home inspections and walk-throughs. Regardless of which step future homeowners find themselves taking, they generally all have one goal in mind: to find the perfect home. While some spots on the nation's map are certainly seeing major housing booms, the St. Louis area is going through its own housing market challenges.

The power of the title report

When buying a home in Missouri, the title report may be one of the most valuable documents a seller may receive. Received early in the process after reaching a deal with the seller, a buyer should read this thoroughly. Redfin explains that there is a specific window in which a buyer may question the contents of this report or cancel the purchase agreement based upon the title report information.

The outlook for potential home buyers in missouri

New buyers can reap endless benefits from purchasing a home in Missouri, but can also come across quite a few obstacles. Recent news shows these obstacles largely concern the scouting out of homes, where many residents have struggled to find new property altogether. Some reports reflect a housing crunch in not only the state, but in other parts of the nation, as well. When will that crunch see a change, and will the many left on the housing hunt find a new home sweet home at last? 

Detailing the pros and cons of short sales

Envisioning your dream home in St. Louis is easy; being able to afford, on the other hand, is another matter altogether. That is why, when you see such a home listed at what appears to be below market value, you may think it too good to be true. In such a case, the listing may be a short sale. Many have come to us here at TDD Attorneys At Law LLC inquiring as to the wisdom of pursuing such properties. Our answer is always the same: to weigh the pros and cons of short sales before making a decision. 

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