Why Should Foreign Individuals and Businesses Retain a Lawyer to Handle Their Real Estate Transactions? Why Should a Buyer Have an Attorney Perform a Title Search on a Property Being Purchased? Who Pays for Real Estate Broker’s Services? Why Should a Buyer Have an Attorney Perform a Lien Search on a Property Being Purchased? When do I Get the Deed? What is the Foreclosure Process and how Long Does It Take? What is the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)? What Isn't Covered by Title Insurance? What is Title Insurance and Must I Have it? What is the Difference Between the Promissory Note and the Mortgage? What is the Difference Between Marketable and Insurable Title? What is the Difference Between a Title Company and a Real Estate Attorney Handling My Closing? What is Portability? What is Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)? What is an Estoppel Letter? What is a Non-Ad Valorem Tax? What is an Ad Valorem Tax? What is a Survey and What is the Purpose of a Survey? What is a Small Business Administration Loan? What is a Re-Issue Credit on Title Insurance? What is a Notice of Commencement? What is a Land Trust? What is a Homestead Exemption? What is a Construction Loan? What is a Closing Statement? What is a Butler Rebate? What is a 1031 Exchange? What Happens at the Closing? What do I Need to Bring at the Closing? What Costs can I Expect to Pay at the Closing as a Seller? What Costs can I Expect to Pay at the Closing as a Buyer? What are the Differences Between a Line of Credit and a Term Loan? What are the Differences Between a Commercial Real Estate Transaction and Buying a House? What are Mechanic’s Liens? What are Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? What are Documentary Stamp Taxes? Should Inspections be Performed Before you buy? If There is no Written Lease, How Much Notice Must my Landlord Give me to Terminate a Tenancy? If I do not Have a Signed Lease Agreement, can my Landlord Raise my Rent Whenever he or she Wants to do? If I do not Close on the Sale of my old Home Before I am Ready to Close on my New Home, I Will not Have Enough Money. What Will Happen? If I am Buying Commercial Real Property, do I Need an Environmental Site Assessment? How Much Will I Need for Closing Costs? How Much Money Will a Lender Provide for my Home Purchase? How Does the Fed Affect Mortgage Rates? How do you Calculate LTV or Loan-To-Value Ratio? Do the Buyer and Seller Need to be Physically Present for the Closing? Do I Need a Lawyer for my Closing as a Buyer? Do I Need a Lawyer for my Closing as a Seller? Can Someone go to the Closing for me? Can I Airbnb my Condo Unit? Can a Same-Sex Married Couple buy a Home Together?