How to Avoid Giving Your Estate to the State

For the vast majority of American homeowners, their home is the single largest asset they will ever own; and like the rest of their financial assets, upon their death, that asset will need to be dealt with. Most likely, if your spouse survives you, ownership of your property will be transferred to your spouse. Depending … Read more

Holding Title – How Do You Own Your Property? Trusts

This is the fourth in a series about how to own real estate, or how to “hold title.”  As I mentioned before, the way you hold title affects how the ownership of a property can be transferred and how the property can be financed, improved, used as collateral or taxed. This week I’ll talk about … Read more