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October 2016 Archives

Gregory A. Lang

Other costs associated with buying a house

If you are considering buying a house, first and foremost, congratulations! Home ownership is an important step toward building personal wealth, and it offers numerous benefits for you and your family. It is important to note, however, that there are many hidden costs that often come with making such a sizable purchase, and the property's list price is only the beginning. The best way to avoid sticker shock and make sure you are financially prepared for home ownership is to identify these expenditures up front and determine if they will fit into the budget you have set aside. You may be expected to pay for the following, but keep in mind these expenses fluctuate based on factors such as how much you put down, how high your credit is and so on.

How strong is downtown St. Paul real estate?

Real estate law attorneys often have a good sense for the current state of local real estate markets -- simply because they work with numerous clients to help them negotiate their real estate deals. They also tend to be highly aware of any efforts made by their local regional governments to stimulate real estate growth. Let's take the city of St. Paul's efforts to push the creation of new downtown apartment buildings, for example. Is it working to stimulate growth?

Litigation relating to commercial construction defects

It takes a lot of time to complete a large construction project. It also takes a lot of different construction crews that specialize in different areas of the construction process. Most importantly, though, it takes a great deal of money to complete a large-scale project.

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