Years of insurance advertisements have likely conditioned you to expect prompt and compassionate treatment from the insurance company following a motor vehicle collision. For many drivers and passengers dealing with injuries and significant property damage, the...
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Estate planning after a move
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Jul 28, 2022 | Estate Planning
When you move to a new state, one of the things you have to think about is what to do with your estate plan. Estate planning laws vary between states, so now that you’re in Delaware, you need to make sure that any plan you have is as protective in this state as it was...
At what point does the risk of loss pass to a home buyer in Delaware?
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | May 10, 2022 | Real Estate Transactions, Residential Real Estate
Purchasing a home is a lengthy and complex process, often spanning several months. Part of doing your due diligence is taking into consideration all possibilities that could have a negative effect on your investment. While highly unlikely, it may still be on your mind...
How to recognize the difference between drunk driving and road rage
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Apr 27, 2022 | Injuries
Driving safely isn’t just about following the traffic rules. Defensive driving has become increasingly essential to help you stay safe behind the wheel. If you spot another driver behaving recklessly, being able to determine whether that driver is intoxicated or...
Walking you through the eminent domain process
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Apr 14, 2022 | Land Use And Zoning
The term “eminent domain” can strike fear into the heart of any property owner in Delaware and, indeed, throughout the country. When this process impacts your property, it can become very personal for some people. After all, you put your hard-earned dollars into your...
What can I do if I am facing foreclosure?
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Mar 31, 2022 | Residential Real Estate
For several reasons, the number of mortgage foreclosures nationwide has dropped in recent years. Still, Delaware has seen its share of them. Delaware’s foreclosure numbers may return to 2019 levels since government programs providing temporary foreclosure relief...
Zoning laws and filing for a variance
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Mar 17, 2022 | Land Use And Zoning
When purchasing land in Delaware and elsewhere, property owners hope to use the land as they intend. However, obstacles can present some difficulties, creating challenges when it comes to utilizing their land for the purpose it was purchased for. Land use and zoning...
The basics of zoning laws and what they do
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Mar 3, 2022 | Land Use And Zoning
Zoning laws govern and direct the use of property which can have an impact on the value of the property. For that reason, property owners and those in the process of acquiring or selling property should be familiar with the impact of zoning laws. The basics of zoning...
What qualifies as a like-kind exchange?
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Feb 16, 2022 | Real Estate Transactions
Business owners understand the elements of a good deal, so in a challenging economy it is essential to make sure to protect their interests in every transaction. Investors who are looking for tax-deferred options for doing just this may have considered 1031 exchanges....
Buyers, beware of what is in your deed
On Behalf of Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. | Feb 2, 2022 | Real Estate Transactions
When it comes to purchasing real estate, what is in the deed to convey title can put the buyer at different levels of risk depending on what type of deed it is and what it guarantees. Where the transfer of title during the purchase and sale of real estate changes who...
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