homestead act: Protecting Your Home with the Massachusetts Homestead Act - 03/01/11 02:45 PM
Protecting Your Home with the Massachusetts Homestead Act 
In your quest for the perfect home you have taken all of the appropriate steps so far, including: 
Property search and home visits. Comparative market analysis to arrive at an appropriate value. Due diligence regarding the neighborhood and zoning. Negotiating to get the best price. A home inspection to assure you of its structural soundness.  There is one more item to add to your list. It's called the Massachusetts Homestead Act.
What is Massachusetts Homestead Act? 
Home buyers have a valuable mechanism that is available to them to protect their home purchase. According to Massachusetts General Laws, you … (9 comments)

homestead act: Buying a Home in Massachusetts – Protect Your Home with a Homestead Exemption - 09/27/09 03:14 PM
Massachusetts home buyers have a valuable protection mechanism that is available to them at the time of their home purchase.   It is called a Declaration of Homestead.  
For most of us, our house is the biggest investment we will make and the largest asset we own.  It's also the place we call home.  To protect this asset, Massachusetts has established an important safeguard.  The Declaration of Homestead provides an easy and inexpensive protection for you in the event of a lawsuit.  
According to Massachusetts General Laws, you have a right to file for protection of your property equity under The Homestead Act.  … (4 comments)

 
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