LADY BIRD DEED

LADY BIRD DEED

Lady Bird Deed Overview A Lady Bird Deed offers a simple, inexpensive way to transfer real estate at death.  The beauty of this type of deed is that it performs many valuable functions. With a Lady Bird Deed, upon the death of the individual there is no need to...
EVERY PROPERTY HAS A STORY

EVERY PROPERTY HAS A STORY

Just like classic cars and old houses, every property has a story to tell. Some stories are relatively short while others may read like a Dickens novel. Regardless of their age, however, each piece of property has a history which is contained in what is referred to as...
TITLE

TITLE

You are purchasing a home. Overwhelmed with the confusing paperwork, the title agent poses the important question, “How do you want to hold title to the property?” In the context of your overall home purchase, the manner in which you hold title may seem like a small,...
QUIET TITLE REQUIREMENTS

QUIET TITLE REQUIREMENTS

What are the quiet title requirements in Michigan? When an individual has purchased real property from a county tax auction, he or she will often seek to obtain title insurance. To obtain title insurance and before acquiring “marketable title,” a judgment...
CLOUD ON TITLE

CLOUD ON TITLE

The ultimate goal of a Quiet Title action is often referred to as “removing a cloud on title.” As Michigan residents, we are privileged with observing all kinds of different weather, often within the span of only a few hours. However, I am not referring to the same...