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 […]

Ohio Landlord Liability for Dangerous Animals

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In Ohio, a landlord will generally not be held responsible for injuries caused by a tenant’s dog, so long as the tenant is in the exclusive possession and control of the premises. Let’s take a closer look at why this is so. Lease Agreements Absent a contrary agreement, a lease agreement transfers both the possession and […]

Why You Need Contingencies When Buying Property in Ohio

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Whenever you buy property, it is very important that you add contingencies to your Real Estate Purchase Agreement (“Agreement”). Doing so can provide you with added safeguards and flexibilities so that when unforeseen events occur, you will have legally valid grounds to terminate the Agreement. In this article, we’ll explore why you need contingencies and […]

For Sale by Owner: Tips to Consider

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What You Need to Know Before You Sell Your Home Many of our clients in the Columbus, Ohio area prefer to sell their homes without a realtor. Before making this step, we encourage them to educate themselves on the details of the process. For example, all home sales need a fully signed written Real Estate […]