Entries by Gary Landau

A Home Mortgage Primer

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently posted an article on mortgages for homebuyers, especially people buying for the first time. I thought the article and the links inserted (including a useful checklist linked at the end) offer good food for thought. Here is a reprint of the article, which you can find at consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/year-you-buy-first-home/

When Does It Pay to Wait to Probate

In Florida, as in many other states, you can begin a probate for a deceased relative or friend as soon as the person passes away. Often, there are sound reasons for starting the probate as soon as several days or weeks. But sometimes, it is smarter to wait. Starting early means the estate can begin […]