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3 Things to consider before buying a home

Buying a home is a big investment and one of the most important purchases you are ever going to make, and should not be taken lightly.

What is an Earnest Money Check?

The earnest money check is a deposit that tells the seller your a committed buyer, and funds your down payment.

What is Escrow?

Escrow is an impartial third party, that holds an earnest money check to protect all the relevant party's by ensuring that no funds can be touched...

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Beautiful Home for Sale in East Lyme CT

Direct waterfront on the Niantic River, around the corner from Smith Cove. Wake up every morning with views of the sound! House includes a stationary dock...

New Home for Sale in East Lyme CT

The Law Office of Chris Albanese wants to welcome new real estate opportunities to our local community. We will begin keeping you up to date on the latest...

What is a foreclosure?

Foreclosure is what happens when a homeowner fails to pay the mortgage. Many homeowners fight foreclosure by hiring a real estate lawyer to represent them.

What you should know before closing on your house

What you should know before closing on your new home in CT.

What is a Real Estate Closing?

A real estate closing is the final step in the purchase process. The closing date is set during the negotiation phase, and is usually several weeks after...

What is an LLC?

What is an LLC? Simply put, an LLC is the easiest business structure. Unlike an s corp or c corp, an LLC's structure is flexible...

Do I need Homeowner's Insurance in CT?

Yes. If a home is damaged or someone else injured on the property, insurance helps owners cope with the financial consequences.

What is an APR?

An APR is is the annual rate charged for borrowing or earned through an investment, and is expressed as a percentage that represents the actual yearly...

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

A reverse mortgage is a loan available to homeowners, 62 years or older, that allows them to convert part of the equity in their homes into cash.

Do I need a Real Estate Attorney in CT to Buy?

In order to make a sound agreement that you can be protected and comfortable with, you will need a professional CT real estate lawyer to help you buy your home

Do I need a Real Estate Attorney in CT to Sell?

In order to make a sound agreement that you can feel protected and comfortable with, you will need a professional real estate lawyer to help you sell your home.

What is a Title Search?

A real estate attorney in CT does a title search on the property to ensure that the seller has the legal right to sell the property.

What is Title Insurance?

Title insurance protects real estate owners and lenders against any property loss or damage they might experience because of liens, encumbrances or defec...