Jane Cowles


Jane Cowles is an attorney who enjoys researching and writing about aspects of tax, real estate and art law. Her diverse background in art, business and law gives her a practical view to these technical areas. Jane has worked as a real estate paralegal, taught classes in business law to MBA students and worked as tax attorney at public accounting firms. She has both a JD and LLM in taxation. When Jane is not writing about legal issues, she is creating art and designing jewelry. 

Articles By Jane Cowles

Hiring a Home Stager? Key Clauses to Understand in Your Contract
When hiring a home stager, be sure to have a clear understanding, memorialized in writing, regarding what the stager will do, on what terms, and by when.
FSBO Home Sellers: Here's How to Reduce Your Capital Gains Tax Bill
FSBO sellers have to front more money themselves, for things like advertising and marketing. But will they save on their capital gains taxes as a result?
Before Co-Buying a Home With Someone, Have an Exit Strategy: The Prenup of Real Estate
What's the worst that can happen if you buy a home with someone else--and how do you make sure you aren't stuck as a result?