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Under the same roof with different insurers (access required)

Carefully read every page of every document you will have to sign at settlement (escrow), and if you do not understand something, ask. If the settlement person is not able or willing to explain, check with your attorney. In fact, if at all possible, consumers should be able to review all of the proposed documents at least one day before the final settlement takes place.

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House bill would treat condos like homes (access required)

Thousands of condominiums and housing cooperatives that were damaged when Sandy struck the East Coast last year learned – after the fact – that they were not eligible for money grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Unlike single-family homes, which can get both grants and loans, community associations are considered “business associations” and are only entitled to loans. As we all know, loans have to be repaid; grants do not.

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Deceased father’s partners freeze son out (access required)

I inherited eight pieces of property that include vacant lots and two houses. I co-own them with nine people who grew up with my deceased father. While I was originally acknowledged as a co-owner after my father's death in 2000, the group does not keep me informed of any activities, and I do not share in the thousands of dollars they make renting the lots out.

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Check policy for title insurance coverage (access required)

Title insurance is different from other insurance policies. Your auto or home insurance policy protects you from events that may occur in the future – a car accident or a tree falling on your house. Title insurance, on the other hand, protects you for matters that may have occurred in the past – a wife or husband did not sign a deed years ago, or an unreleased mortgage.

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