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Homestead Filing

The homestead exemption is a legal regime to protect the value of the homes of residents from property taxes, creditors, and circumstances that arise from the death of the homeowner spouse.

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Real Estate

3 Easy Steps to Take Advantage of Your Homestead Exemption

By Michael J Posner

Over 300,000 new people became Florida residents in 2017, continuing a growth trend that shows no signs of slowing.  With the new tax act squeezing many residents of high tax states in the northeast, the trend of continued population growth in the sunshine state is only expected to rise in 2018.  820 more words

Real Estate Law

Homeowners of Lamplight Village fear fallout from $20M verdict

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

In a follow up report on Lamplight Village, KTNV’s Darcy Spears interviews an attorney representing homeowners who were blindsided by the February verdict of $20 million against their HOA. 1,413 more words

HOA

Signing a deed as spouse to fund a revocable trust is not necessarily a waiver of the exempt homestead election under Minn. Stat. § 524.2-402.

Anderson v. Houghtaling, Filed December 26, 2017; A17-0867 (Minn.Ct.App. 2017). The majority of this case is a malpractice case that is remanded to address factual issues and the malpractice analysis is interesting in its own right. 172 more words

Probate

While I'm thinking of it....

Please, please, please, friends, make sure you have applied for all the tax exemptions available to you on the property you own! If you have a home loan, your loan payments will have property tax payments rolled into them, but this does not mean that you can ignore those notices from your taxing districts. 239 more words

Buyers

Homestead Exemption - 2017 Requirements

We have had some questions on the State of Ohio Homestead Exemption.  After searching the Internet and visiting the Lake County Auditor’s office here is what we have found out for you. 528 more words

Lake County