Harvey S. Jacobs

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House Lawyer: Rules ease sting of ‘zombie foreclosures’

House Lawyer: Rules ease sting of ‘zombie foreclosures’

New Fannie Mae lending guidelines let borrowers get back in the home-buying game in as little as two years.

Solving the problem of erroneously listed judgments

What to do when judgments against someone who has the same name as you are complicating a title search?

House Lawyer: Is title insurance necessary for buyers?

Lender’s policies only cover lenders, not owners, so buyers need protection for unforeseen problems.

Universal design making homes more usable for all

A recognition that homes must function for residents with varying physical and mental abilities.