Catastrophic natural events can have an unnatural impact on the home-selling market. An example is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy along the East Coast. That event changed many prospective buyers’ thinking and dreams about owning a seaside residence.Read More »
My sisters and I "own" some Tennessee properties inherited from my late father, who died in 1984. In his will, he wanted to provide for his current wife, "B,” so she was given a "life estate" for her use of both properties during her lifetime. My sisters and I are the owners on the deeds. One of the properties is a residence, and the other is an income-producing commercial property.
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We bought a property at a lakeside community. Our property has deeded access to a lakeside community park, which is for use of the local property owners. There are number of floating docks that people have placed there for their use to dock boats easily and/or picnic.Read More »
For decades, the traditional move for retiring seniors was from their long-established homestead residence to smaller, more senior-friendly retirement homes.Read More »
My pharmacist son-in-law likes to research small, unknown stocks that trade below $10 a share and invest in a few hundred shares of each. He has had a few big wins, but over the past decade I think his many small losses have used up most of his big gains.Read More »
Dear BENNY: My house is paid in full, and I want to add my sister’s name to the title/deed. Please advise what I need to do. —DaisyRead More »
We have an insurance agent who sold us a Mercury General automobile insurance policy and told us if we also purchased our homeowners policy from Mercury that we could get a big reduction in our rates.Read More »
I work for Social Security and have their Thrift Savings Plan. I would like to transfer some of my money from the very conservative and guaranteed G Fund that just pays about 2.2 percent to the F Fund that pays 4.28 percent but isn't guaranteed even though the money is in bonds.
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