Category Archives: Property

What Constitutes Separate Property in Virginia?

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Separately owned property does not automatically become marital upon marriage, even when it is placed into joint names. If one party invested separate funds into a marital asset, if they can trace out or prove that investment, they may be entitled to a return of the asset or the amount invested plus appreciation. This is […]

How to Rent My Property

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One of the most common questions landlords often ask of us is “I can’t find tenants – please can you help me rent my property?” or “what do we need to do to rent my property quickly?”. Often we are shown the property of landlords who are struggling to find tenants, yet on many occasions […]

Yours, Mine and Ours: How Spouses Share and Transfer Property

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For most married couples, the cornerstone of estate planning is the transfer of their biggest asset: their home. So it’s important that couples be aware of the many roads this process can take. Married couples who own real property together have many options when deciding how to share the asset. Traditional approaches include joint tenancy, […]

Profiting From Mismanaged Properties

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Real estate investors instinctively pass on deals presented to them simply because the numbers don’t work. This is quite understandable, however sometimes a little more digging can uncover a simple reason for the property’s lack of cash flow. This issue often comes down to incompetent ownership which results in mismanaged properties. Mismanaged properties or properties […]