Stiles Law Blog

The Massachusetts South Shore Real Estate Blog: Why Buyers may not be Adequately Protected without a Homestead

This week we’re coming back to discuss a topic that many of this season’s new home buyers should be considering—declaring an estate of homestead (more colloquially “declaring” or “filing a homestead”). Here’s the most common scene at closing: “Mr. Smith, did you know...

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The Massachusetts South Shore Real Estate Blog: 10 Tips to Survive a Sale and Purchase of Real Estate on the Same Day

There are few things more daunting to a potential Seller/Buyer than attempting to close on a sale and purchase on the same day—also known as “back to back closings.” While most transactions will be completed without a hitch, here are 10 Tips that every Seller/Buyer...

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