divorce real estate: Marital Property vs. Separate Property: Facts You Should Know - 07/06/16 03:18 AM
It's great getting new clients - whether selling a new home or closing a new loan. Sometimes we don't realize how our hand in a transaction plays into other facets of our client's circumstances. 
 
Take Marital Property vs. Separate Property for instance.
 
Generally, there are three basic questions divorcing clients ask when deciding to get a divorce:
1. What is our propety?
2. What is it worth?
3. How are we going to divide it?
 
After answering these three questions, the obvious first step is to determine what portion of the equity is marital and what is non-marital. State laws vary broadly on this issue. Some state, … (3 comments)

divorce real estate: Niche Marketing: Divorce Real Estate Part 2 of 2 - 06/13/16 04:34 AM
Working with divorcing clients requires patience and knowledge!
 
Having been introduced to the opportunities in the Divorce Real Estate niche in part 1 of my post, let's look at some of the required knowledge a real estate professional should have in order to be successful working with divorcing clients. Knowledge required not only to build a name for yourself as a real estate divorce professional, but required knowledge to protect your license and your commission!
 
I"m going to  reference the puzzle image again from Part 1 as I believe the image is a powerful visual reminding us how connected and disconnected the pieces … (3 comments)

divorce real estate: Home Equity Lines of Credit and Divorce - 06/07/16 03:31 AM
Home Equity Lines of Credit and Divorce
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Jody Bruns
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Any time you have a marital home involved, it is important to identify any lines of credit attached to the home. Many times when you ask your clients what the mortgage balances are on the home – they may have forgotten about an open equity line because there is no outstanding balance on it.
Don’t stop with just obtaining a legal description on the property. Careful attorneys will not limit their inquiry to the legal description of the property. Instead, they will pursue actual evidence of ownership and encumbrances, including liens, by ordering a title … (4 comments)

 
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