Beth Ross is a freelance legal writer and editor and also an experienced attorney. She enjoys taking complex information, demystifying it and writing about the topic so that anyone can understand it. She writes and edits everything from legal documents, to web pages to advertising copy. She received her JD from UCLA School of Law, and her BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Beth has lived in Wisconsin, California and Colorado, and currently calls the state of Washington home. She loves to explore, travel and learn new things and spends her free time playing in the water, forests and mountains around the Puget Sound.
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Tax liens and lockouts and vandals, oh my!
If you weren't told of an existing defect in the house you bought, the burden should not fall on your shoulders alone.
Your homeowners’ association (HOA) may have strict rules and restrictions--or a flat-out prohibition--regarding rentals.
While Georgia statutes don't mandate that Georgia home sellers fill out a disclosure form, there are many situations in which failing to disclose can lead to lawsuits from disgruntled home buyers.
If you are thinking about selling a home in Virginia, you might wonder what type of information about your property you are required to disclose to a buyer.
Dealing with financial surprises from your homeowner's association based on emergency property needs.
An HOA can typically raise dues as much as it needs to in order to meet its annual budget, with some exceptions.
Steps homeowners can take if the HOA is falling down on the job of maintaining the property.
If you’re considering buying a condo, townhome, or other property in a planned community, you should know how much HOA dues, fees, and assessments could cost you now and in the future.
That yard may not be "yours" in the first place! Learn how townhomes and similar developments can restrict changes to landscaping.