As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, our lives have significantly changed and the Governor has issued almost 100 executive… Continue reading
Real Estate Financing 101
LAND CONTRACTS, PURCHASE MONEY MORTGAGES, AND THIRD PARTY FINANCING Many of our clients wish to buy or sell real estate… Continue reading
Common Real Estate Pitfalls
As a result of the internet and other resources that are available to individuals, many people are taking it upon… Continue reading
Taxation of Pass-Through Businesses After Tax Reform
Pass-through Entities Most people have heard that Congress recently passed extreme tax reform laws (commonly referred to as the “Tax… Continue reading
Do You Disagree with Your Property Tax Assessment?
Appealing Your Residential and Business Property Taxes Each year, the city/township assessor determines the “assessed value” of all real estate within its jurisdiction. … Continue reading
Supreme Court Affirms the Right for Same Sex Couples to Marry – Legally, Now What?
The Ruling The United States Supreme Court confirmed the right of same-sex couples to marry today in its decision in… Continue reading
Business Owners: You Must Act Fast to Appeal Property Taxes
If you feel that the local assessor has overvalued your commercial real estate, there is still time to file an… Continue reading
The Charm of Up North: Encroachment, Lot Lines and Trespassing
There is often a great deal of emotional and sentimental attachment to family cottages and hunting land. Since much of… Continue reading
Do You Ever Disagree with the Tax Man?
Each year, the city/township assessor determines the “assessed value” of real estate within its jurisdiction. This is equal to one-half… Continue reading
Transferring Real Estate to Your Children Without Tax Penalities
A Michigan law was recently enacted which will allow parents to transfer real estate to their children without certain property… Continue reading