Probate of Real Estate in North Carolina

Posted on: June 24th, 2016
Real property poses unique set of considerations in the context of estate or trust administration. To understand more about how a personal representative oversees the management and distribution of real property during estate and/or trust administration, take a closer look at some variables that affect property distribution....

What To Do if You Inherit an Out-of-State Home

Posted on: April 27th, 2016
If a property owner has not proactively and wisely planned for multiple properties in their estate plan, or if they have no estate plan in place, properties could be at risk of creditor claims, which is one of the many challenges heirs face....

5 Concerns When Gifting a Down Payment on a Home

Posted on: January 5th, 2016
Family members might want to gift money to children to be used toward a down payment on a home. Cash down payment gifts, when not handled properly, could trigger tax consequences or create other complications....

3 Questions to Ask if You Own Real Property With Joint Title in NC

Posted on: September 23rd, 2015
There are several ways to hold joint title to real property in North Carolina. The method of titling can also leave the property at risk to certain claims while both owners are alive, a factor which might be considered when choosing how to hold title. ...

Tax Concerns for New Domicile

Posted on: May 23rd, 2015
Living in one state while claiming domicile in another could offer many benefits depending on the jurisdictions. Tax benefits are generally a prime factor when an individual considers claiming domicile outside their resident state....

Real Estate in Your IRA

Posted on: November 11th, 2014
Some Individual Retirement Account (IRA) owners may choose to buy real estate with their IRA. Perhaps the property is intended for a retirement home in the future, as an investment, or for other reasons. ...
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