When was the last time you pulled up your property tax card to read it? If you are like most people, you have never seen your property tax card. And yet, we guarantee you pay your property taxes on time every year. Well, this is the year to check out your property tax card and see what is on it. … Read the rest
Environmental Clean Up on a Property – Who is Responsible?
Environmental issues are everywhere. Hazards like heavy metals, oil, gasoline, chemicals in drinking water, and so much more can be found on properties all over the state of New Hampshire. These environmental hazards lead property owners to wonder who is responsible for the environmental clean-up. Many are shocked to learn they are the ones footing the bill.
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What to Know About Maintaining, Repairing, and Extending Easements on a Property
An easement is a piece of land that people, other than the property owner, have permission to use to get to another piece of property. Most of the time, easements are used to reach a beach area or a piece of property that doesn’t have a road or driveway leading to it. Easements are usually created and listed on the … Read the rest
Own a Summer Home? Tips for Ensuring You Can Enjoy Every Minute You Are There
Memorial Day has come and gone and now the summer months are here. That means you will have ample opportunities to spend time outside and at your summer home. Whether you own a lake house, beach house, or a cabin in the woods, we want to make sure you enjoy every minute of your time there. After all, you work … Read the rest
How to Choose the Best Person to Be the Executor of Your Estate
Did you know when you list a person as the executor of your estate, that person does not automatically get the job? The probate court must appoint that person as executor before they can handle your affairs. This shouldn’t stop you from nominating a person as your executor though. Most of the time, the person you nominate will be the … Read the rest
Benefits of Creating a Revocable Trust
Creating a revocable trust is something everyone should do, especially as they get older. After all, you can’t guess what the future brings. That means you won’t have a specific date for when you might not be able to handle things on your own. While it used to be difficult to keep up with the different laws pertaining to revocable … Read the rest
Understanding What Property Really Is
When a person begins to describe property, they might be a little leery to talk about anything other than land or a home. However, property is basically anything that is owned by a person or even a company. So, you are talking about cars, clothes, and even pets in addition to any real estate. All of those things can be … Read the rest
The Importance of Confirming Boundary Lines Before Purchasing Property
Have you been searching for that perfect home or piece of property? If you said yes, we are sure you have numerous questions going through your head right now. You may be missing a key component as you check out each property. One of the biggest mistakes we see people make is forgetting to confirm the boundary lines for any … Read the rest