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Accommodations for COVID

Many people differ in how they can most effectively reach out to an attorney and have their legal issues resolved. I’m happy to accommodate. My office is able to communicate with you through any medium you feel is most convenient, whether that be by phone, text, a Zoom or Google Hangouts meeting, or meeting in […]

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Can’t pay your rent because of Coronavirus? Here’s some Quick Tips

If you are struggling to pay rent, I recommend being proactive. Understanding that I cannot give you legal advice without knowing more about your particular situation and reviewing your lease, here are some tips: 1. Be Proactive- reach out to your landlord and explain the situation, preferably before the 1st of the month.  2. Discuss Payment- […]

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Consider Contract & Mediation Amid COVID-19 Concerns

People are going through hardships right now. Losing housing could be a particularly hard shock. If you have good tenants in place that are unable to pay on a temporary basis, I encourage you to consider alternatives to eviction. If you vetted your tenant well and are budgeted properly, we can put an agreement in […]

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3-Day Notice Procedure

This is a common misconception that I have been running into with clients. As most landlords know, the 3-day Notice is the start of an eviction case for non-payment in Ohio. But how are 3 days calculated? Follow the instructions below: The day the notice is served does not count. It should be served by posting it […]

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The Time for a Property Disclosure Dispute Is BEFORE the Closing

The Time for a Property Disclosure Dispute Is BEFORE the Closing I have recently had a few clients come to me recently with issues surrounding property disclosure statements. Legally remedies in Ohio are generally circumvented by the Purchase Agreement. Most common purchase agreements used in Ohio contain language to limit seller’s liability for disclosure. Though […]

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Realtor.com v Zillow.com: Where to Start

Realtor.com v. Zillow.com Number of Listings Realtor.com uses the Multiple Listing Service to update its website. It is my first go to because it will be the most up to date. It prevents the heartache of finding an excellent opportunity only to learn that there is a contingent offer already. As you may know, once […]

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Renting Property with a Pitbull or Another “Vicious Dog” Breed

Renting Property with a Pitbull or Another “Vicious Dog” Breed The rise in Pit Bull type dogs up for adoption and the growing consciousness about dogs in need of shelter has made this an increasingly common issue. Pit Bulls can be great pets. There are countless stories of people who love the loyalty and family-centric […]