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What is a burglary charge?

If you enter a structure without permission, you may be charged with burglary. However, there are several elements that a New York prosecutor must prove before you can be convicted of the crime. You gain entry to a structure that you don't own The first element of a...

How to get the most from a home inspection

After your offer to purchase a New York home has been accepted, you will ideally have the property inspected. Even if the results of the inspection don't have an impact on your decision to follow through with the purchase, it's important to have one done anyway. This...

Why use a quitclaim deed?

New York residents should understand that there are different types of deeds when they're making a real estate transaction. Examples include general warranty, special warranty and quitclaim. Quitclaim deeds are generally only used in a few circumstances, such as sales...