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Property Law and Taxes

What Happens If I Don't Pay Property Taxes in Mississippi

If you don’t pay your Mississippi property taxes, you might eventually lose ownership of your home.

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Getting Your Home Back After a Property Tax Sale in Mississippi

Mississippi law provides a two-year redemption period after a tax sale, during which you can pay off the tax debt and prevent the purchaser from getti...

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What Happens If I Don't Pay Property Taxes in Rhode Island?

If you default on your property taxes in Rhode Island, you could lose your home. Here's how the process works.

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Who Owns the Minerals Under Your Property

As a property owner, if someone told you they were going to start drilling for oil on your land, you’d probably try to kick them off as a trespasser...

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Tax Advantages to Landlords Married to Real Estate Professionals

If you own residential rental property and don’t qualify as a real estate professional yourself, now is the time to marry one. Doing so can save you...

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Tax Credits for Restoring Old or Historic Buildings

Have you ever dreamed about buying an old building and fixing it up? This inevitably involves bringing the building up to modern code standards—whic...

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Can Co-op Owners Deduct Casualty Losses?

In recent years, property owners all over the country have suffered billions in casualty losses--that is, damage to property caused by sudden events...

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Selling Property in Washington, DC: What a Seller Must Disclose

Like all states, the District of Columbia once subscribed to the notion of caveat emptor, or “buyer beware,” in real estate sales.

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