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Same-sex marriages create new questions in property laws

On Jan. 1, residents in Maryland joined those in the District, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, New Hampshire and New York in the ability to have same-sex marriages. While laws in the District and those states may have settled the big question on who can get married, they raise a number of practical real estate questions. One question arises ...
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The 15 Most Expensive Cities For Prospective Homebuyers

          #15 Boston, Mass. Median home price: $322,000 2009 rank: 23 Median home prices listed are for the third quarter of 2011. 2009 rankings are based on median home prices for the fourth quarter of 2009. The National Housing Conference based its data on new and existing home sales figures provided by the National ...
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Water and Homeowners Insurance

by Susanne Romo When most people think of home insurance and claims, fire or burglary is usually the first thing that concerns people.  But what might surprise you is that neither of those claims is the most common.  Water is. And your homeowner’s policy may or not cover the damage.  The bottom line your claims adjuster will need to know is —- ...

Condo owners should buy secondary insurance

BY BARBARA HOLLAND Posted: Aug. 11, 2012 | 2:04 a.m. Q: I currently own a condominium that I rent to my granddaughter. Last Sunday, the girl who lives in the condo above mine called me and said she heard running water, and asked if would come over and see if we could figure out where it was coming from. I went over and we looked in all the storage ...

Connecticut Submission Steve Briotti

Steve Briotti Stephen Briotti Regional President, CENTURY 21 Access America Web: www.steve21.com/ Tweet Even in these unprecedented times, certain real estate principles will always apply. Real estate will always be looked upon as a long term valuable asset. That is the reason why lenders offer 30 year mortgages. At the current population ...