Housing Counsel by Benny L. Kass
Housing Counsel
Vincent Abell has been sued by the District for violation of its Consumer Protection Act. The details of that lawsuit -- and other complaints involving Abell -- should serve as a cautionary tale for all homeowners tempted by promises of a rescue from foreclosure.
Housing Counsel: Who's representing whom is an important initial question (By Benny L. Kass, September 11, 2010)
Housing counsel: Demand accountability from board members (By Benny L. Kass, August 28, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Be reasonable, and accommodate disabled (By Benny L. Kass, August 14, 2010)
Housing Counsel: No winner in family-home fight (By Benny L. Kass, July 31, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Debunking rumors of a housing sales tax (By Benny L. Kass, July 17, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Facade easements: Good for the community and could be good for you (By Benny L. Kass, June 19, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Life estates and real estate: Understanding the ins and outs (By Benny L. Kass, June 5, 2010)
Investing condo association money wisely (and legally) (By Benny L. Kass, May 22, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Drafting pet rules that won't turn around and bite condo boards (By Benny L. Kass, May 8, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Addressing concerns about fraudulent property deed transfers (By Benny L. Kass, April 24, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Noisy neighbor presents condos with shared burden (By Benny L. Kass, April 10, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Resolving problems outside court can save time, money (By Benny L. Kass, March 27, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Treading the line between escrow and taxes (By Benny L. Kass, March 13, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Two ways to do a condo crackdown (By Benny L. Kass, February 27, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Some protections from the 'due on sale' clause (By Benny L. Kass, February 13, 2010)
Housing Counsel: How to swap beach homes (By Benny L. Kass, February 6, 2010)
Housing Counsel: Homeowners have more than interest to consider at tax time (By Benny L. Kass, January 23, 2010)
Housing Counsel: To the taxman, your house may not count as your home (By Benny L. Kass, January 16, 2010)
This tax season, know the available deductions (By Benny L. Kass, January 9, 2010)

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