The Most Important Claims to Make Against a Bad Contractor

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The most important claims that you must file against a bad contractor include claims for breach of contract, negligence, promissory estoppel, unjust enrichment, and violations of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and Home Solicitations Sales Act: I. BREACH OF CONTRACT In order to have a valid breach of contract claim, you need to have […]

Damage Claims that You Must Allege Against a Bad Contractor

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No one wants to feel trapped in a relationship with a bad contractor. If you are in this situation, however, what should you do? When you are facing litigation and you have to sue a bad contractor for work that they failed to do or did negligently, it is essential that you claim the following […]

Do I Need a Real Estate Attorney to Sell My House?

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“Do I need a real estate attorney to sell my house?” When you have located a buyer and don’t want to hire a real estate agent to sell your home, you might find yourself asking this very question. The answer, of course, depends on your unique situation. What a Lawyer Can Do Based on our […]

Why a Reputable Ohio Home Inspector Should Thoroughly Inspect Your Dream Home

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When you’re planning a big move to the home of your dreams, you don’t want to take any shortcuts. From researching the area to planning how to optimize the layout, you have undoubtedly spent hours of time and energy selecting this home. You want this purchase to be safe and comfortable for your family. How […]

Do I Need a Real Estate Attorney?

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When buying a home, there are an overwhelming amount of points to consider. You may be asking yourself, “Do I need a real estate attorney?” As we pointed out in our last article, a residential real estate lawyer can be very helpful. Today we’ll share a few more real estate tips and explore how a […]

How a Residential Real Estate Lawyer Can Help in Ohio (Part 1)

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Moving into a new home can be a very stressful time. A residential real estate lawyer can be helpful when you are purchasing a home and can assist you through this long and complex process, beginning with the real estate purchase agreement and ending with your real estate closing. Here’s how a residential real estate […]

Ohio Tenant Rights to Hold Rent in Escrow

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Not all landlords are easy to work with. In fact, some act downright negligently to their tenants – especially when they disregard the tenants’ requests that repairs be made. Landlords have an obligation to keep their properties livable and safe. When landlords disregard this obligation, tenants like you have certain rights to protect your family. […]

Ohio Home Seller Contingencies

Ohio Home Seller Contingencies

Whenever we are representing a seller in the sale of the seller’s home, it is critical that the proper contingencies are included in the Purchase Agreement. In this post, we’ll review some of the more common Ohio home seller contingencies. Basic Recommendations Sellers should always stipulate that the buyer is purchasing the property “as is” […]

4 Tips for Protecting Yourself with a Home Contractor

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Whether you’ve built a new home, remodeled your existing house, or manage properties for a living, there’s a good chance that you’ve worked with one or more home contractors. Home contractors can be very beneficial to the value of your property, especially if you’re inexperienced with construction. Unfortunately, not every contractor delivers the same level […]

Buying a Home in Ohio (without a Realtor)

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Many of our clients want to avoid high realtor commission fees when purchasing or selling their homes. Our firm frequently handles such negotiations, which helps clients bypass the need for a realtor. In a very competitive Ohio real estate market (where homes are being sold very quickly), it is critical that you have a set of […]