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5 Tips Landlords Must Know Before Wrapping-Up Seasonal Rentals

Andrew M. Lieb | Posted 09.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Andrew M. Lieb

Just because the term of the lease is over does not mean that the landlord automatically gets their seasonal rental property back. In many States, the tenant must surrender possession of the property prior to the landlord retaking possession.

Top 5 Tips to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

Andrew M. Lieb | Posted 08.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Andrew M. Lieb

Affordability You should condition yourself to the added expense of paying for an increase in your lifestyle. Think about what you can afford in term...

Rental Property Investors Aren't All the Same

Dean Graziosi | Posted 09.14.2014 | Small Business
Dean Graziosi

People may put up with a lot when it comes to incidental purchases or non-essential investments. However, when it comes to their homes, people are far less tolerant of sub-standard conditions and service.

A Premarital Agreement Primer

Brad Reid | Posted 08.26.2014 | Weddings
Brad Reid

While a will may transfer property at death, a premarital agreement may clarify what property is subject to the provisions of a will as well as address inheritance and probate matters.

Why Billboards Are Important

Brigham A. McCown | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Brigham A. McCown

Recently, electronic billboards have been popping up alongside America's roadways, catching the eyes of motorists. The reactions vary wildly. Some op...

Sam Zell: How an Entrepreneur Sees the World

Betty Liu | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Betty Liu

If you're an entrepreneur, you know what he's talking about. If you work for a major corporation, you likely also know what he's talking about.

Lessons From the Past: Securing Land Rights in the Wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Yuliya Neyman

In America, land ownership is usually well-documented and formalized. We own deeds to our land, and have clear legal ways to sell it, rent it or otherwise transfer it. But that's not the case in many countries, including in the Philippines.

Should You Keep The Marital Home? This Infographic Will Help You Decide

Christian Denmon | Posted 02.08.2014 | Divorce
Christian Denmon

Most states uphold what is called an equitable distribution of assets, which insures that both spouses receive a certain portion of the marital home unless otherwise stated in the court documents.

Winter's Coming -- How to Prepare Your Business to Help Prevent Slip Fall Accidents

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kiernan Hopkins

If a customer slips and falls in a store or parking lot, they may have a legal case. In most cases, it is situation-based. Often times, if the store did everything they could to prevent the slip, they can avoid some legal claims. Most lawsuits form out of negligence.

Construction Accident on Your Property: Legal Options

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Kiernan Hopkins

According to the United States Department of Labor, OSHA reported there were 4,188 on-the-job fatalities in 2011. A surprising 738 of these deaths occ...

4 Necessary Considerations Before Buying a Vacation Property

MyBankTracker | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
MyBankTracker

If you're considering the purchase of a vacation home or a second residence, navigating the landscape of mortgages and lender practices can be confusing, and you'll have a lot of decisions to make.

Get Started: Taking Inventory of Your Possessions

Women & Co | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business
Women & Co

Having an accurate inventory of your possessions is essential in the event of theft, disaster, or loss. Don't wait for an emergency to happen to get organized.

Your Finances and Divorce

Karen Stewart | Posted 08.19.2013 | Divorce
Karen Stewart

There are two things in Divorce, money and kids. The issue is that emotions can play havoc with our ability to make sound financial decisions in di...

Pakistan Must Cultivate Respect for Public Property

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

Pakistanis have little respect for public property, that is, the natural and human-made properties accessible to all members of the society. This lack of respect for public property reinforces corruption that runs through every artery of the Pakistani economy.

Reading Between the Lines: Why Eurozone Improvement Is Being Ignored

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Rising demand for German goods, an improving business climate and stability in Spanish housing should have given markets cause for celebration. However, after the substantial rally we've seen, and the headwinds yet to be tackled within the region, caution has crept back into markets.

Letter to Europe: Concering Toleration

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Paul Schwennesen

Citizens of a liberal state should expect (no, demand) the right to believe, say, and do what they wish, according to the dictates of their conscience. But that right ends, forcefully if necessary, when property is trespassed.

New Players In Short-Term Vacation Rentals

Doug Lansky | Posted 07.21.2012 | Travel
Doug Lansky

There's a new kid on the vacation rental block.

PHOTOS: Inside The World's First $1 Billion Home

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

The first pictures showing the interior of what is believed to be the world's most expensive residence have been made public in Vanity Fair magazine. ...

Why Would A Divorce Attorney Break The Law?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 06.04.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

An attorney has a duty to advocate for his/her client, but this situation is clearly beyond the bounds of advocacy.

How To Thank The Women Who Paved The Way

Kristen Houghton | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The next time you sign a legal document that makes you a property owner or receive a degree, stop for a moment and say a silent thank you to the women who came before you.

Women Own 1% of the World's Property -- Occupy That

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

How much poorer do we want women to get in the world? It's really hard to imagine. Despite the successes of feminists during the past century, even in the U.S. we have a persistent and growing feminization of poverty.

UNESCO: Libya's Cultural Sites In 'Serious Danger'

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

The current political and social upheaval in Libya has brought worries the destruction of its cultural property. Libya has five UNESCO World Heritage ...

Bankruptcy, Equalization and Rule of Law

Andrew Feldstein | Posted 09.26.2011 | Divorce
Andrew Feldstein

The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision in Schreyer v. Schreyer has made an important point on the interaction of bankruptcy claims and equalization payments.

Maintaining San Francisco's Trees -- Lots to Do and No Money

Scott Wiener | Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco
Scott Wiener

Two-thirds of street trees are the responsibility of adjacent property owners, even if they didn't plant the trees, don't know how to care for them, and don't want them. It's not surprising that maintenance by property owners is spotty.

Saab Attempts To Avoid Bankruptcy With Big Property Deal

AP | By LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM -- Crisis-hit car maker Saab has struck a $40 million deal to sell and lease back property in an effort to improve its ailing finances that ...