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June 2018 Archives

Tips for real estate transactions involving beachfront property

People looking to buy a beachfront property can turn to many states to make their purchase. One of those locations is Delaware, where agents say the real estate market has stabilized after several years of fluctuation. Despite this new stabilization, experts have some critical advice for those looking to make a real estate transactions for coastal property in the state.

Should parents share estate planning documents with their kids?

Finances are often considered very personal matters, but when it comes to estate transitions certain family members may need to know what is going on. Parents in Delaware often wonder how much they should share with their children about estate planning. While it is ultimately the individual's decision whether to share their will directly with beneficiaries, most choose to share at least some information with their children while they are still able to do so.

Recent elder law changes aim to protect aging Americans

Thirteen years ago, June 15 was designated as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by the United Nations. This far-reaching issue affects many individuals and families, from aging people in Delaware to seniors across the world. There have been many efforts to change and enforce elder law in hopes of supporting seniors who are being victimized.

Retiring women may face unique financial and elder law challenges

Planning for retirement is a challenge for men and women alike. However, statistics show that when it comes to finances and elder law issues, women can sometimes have a harder time making the transition. Here are a few things women in Delaware may face when moving into this new stage in life. 

What first time residential real estate buyers should know

Buying a home for the first time can be a confusing process. New buyers in Delaware may have many preconceived notions about what it means to purchase residential real estate, but often some of these beliefs are simply untrue. Here are a few of the more common myths that plague new homebuyers.

Communication with family critical for estate planning

Many people think all they have to do when planning their estate is draft and sign a will. However, for many Delaware adults, the estate planning process can be a lot more complicated. Properly transferring wealth between generations can end in conflict, financial mismanagement and overall loss. Those who wish to ensure their funds are not squandered by the next generation should take certain steps to prepare the right estate plans.

Scams from loved ones and outsiders common elder law issues

Elderly people are often the target of financial scams. Elder law issues involving fraud from complete strangers and even loved ones are plentiful across Delaware. Aging people should be on the lookout for some of the most common scams that seek to take advantage of their pensions, health situations and other elder-specific vulnerabilities.

Residential real estate sellers may use cameras to spy on buyers

When people go to an open house to check out a property, they may not be concerned that something suspicious is going on. However, recent reporting shows that many residential real estate buyers are being watched by sellers who install microphones and security cameras to keep tabs on their reactions and conversations. Delaware buyers should be aware of this trend, especially when having sensitive conversations during a viewing.

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