Right-to-Farm Laws

Laura and Heath decided that they’d had enough of the city. The smog, the noise, and the commotion were all just too much. They decided to build their dream home on a rural piece of property. Once the construction of … Continue reading

Mortgage Servicing

What is a mortgage servicer and what are the mortgage servicer’s obligations to the borrower? Jason just settled on his first home. During the closing Jason received a document that discussed mortgage servicing. In essence, the document indicated that Jason’s … Continue reading

Flipping Scams

In recent years, so-called “flipping scams” have received widespread attention in the media. How does it work? An unscrupulous investor purchases a cheap, run-down, property. Usually, the property is situated in a low-income neighborhood. In some circumstances, the investor will … Continue reading

Bi-Weekly Payment Plans

Jillian purchased her first home within the last year. She obtained a traditional 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage. The mortgage was payable in monthly installments. Since she moved in the house, Jillian has received numerous advertisements in the mail describing the tremendous … Continue reading