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McDevitt Law Group Names Stephen Dehner as CFO and Controller

May 28th, 2021 | Business Law
Steve Dehner as our CFO and Controller

Stephen G. Dehner is an experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over two decades of experience in finance and accounting. As the CFO for McDevitt Law Group, Stephen provides finance and accounting support as well as well as strategic consulting including budgeting and forecasting for the company. Stephen Dehner is the founder of SGD Accounting […]

How To Fight an #Eviction During the Coronavirus #Pandemic #RealEstateLaw #Attorney #Boston #MA

August 19th, 2020 | Business Law
Eviction notice envelope in mail

How To Fight an Eviction During the Coronavirus Pandemic Eviction may soon become a reality for millions of American renters. In March, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act prohibited landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent in homes with federally backed mortgages. But this program ended on July 24. As a […]

When Breaking Your #Lease Makes Sense #Renters #Landloard #HomeOwner #CommercialRealEstate #Attorney #RealEstateLaw

August 17th, 2020 | Business Law
woman with mask breaking contract at office

6 Situations When Breaking Your Lease Makes Sense While breaking a lease is generally a big no-no, sometimes there’s no way around it. Life happens, and certain circumstances might warrant getting out of your rental situation. “Breaking a lease can be complicated, and it can be costly,” says Dylan Lenz, CEO of Naborly, a modern-day property […]

If COVID-19 Closed Your Pool or Gym, Can You Skip Paying HOA Fees? #attorney #boston

June 1st, 2020 | Business Law

Buying a home in a community with a homeowners association comes with many perks—such as a maintenance crew to take care of the lawn, gym, swimming pool, or other shared areas enjoyed by HOA members. But the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many HOA-run facilities to close. In a recent survey by the Community Associations Institute, […]

Eviction and forbearance moratorium could face legal challenge in Massachusetts #realestateattorney #closingattorney #realestatelaw

April 24th, 2020 | Business Law

Photo courtesy of the Office of Gov. Charlie Baker Evictions and foreclosures will have to wait — at least some of them — following an emergency bill signed into law by Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The moratorium, effective upon the governor’s signature, puts a hold on most evictions […]

Halloween Hazards: Are Homeowners Liable for Injury to a Trick-or-Treater?

October 31st, 2019 | Business Law

Part of the fun of Halloween is dressing up your home with the spookiest decor and doling out candy for eager trick-or-treaters. But what happens if someone walks through your yard on Halloween night and gets injured? It’s an unfortunate but realistic scenario that can have a number of consequences for homeowners. Worst-case—and scariest—scenario? Someone […]

Federal Reserve approves first rate cut in 11 years – #RealEstateClosingAttorney #MortgageLoans

August 1st, 2019 | Business Law

Officials at the U.S. Federal Reserve voted to reduce the central bank’s key interest rate target for the first time since the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, in hopes that it would prevent a global economic slowdown from spreading into the U.S. The 0.25 percent rate cut lowers the federal funds rate target to […]

Automated Compliance Company Going Digital

May 9th, 2019 | Business Law

ComplianceEase, a provider of automated compliance solutions to the financial services industry, announced that its ComplianceAnalyzer is now integrated with LendingPad, the cloud-based loan origination system (LOS) from WEI Technology LLC. With this integration, LendingPad users can perform real-time audits for regulatory compliance violations without leaving their LOS. ComplianceAnalyzer audits both first mortgages and home […]

Competition lawsuits roiling the industry

April 29th, 2019 | Business Law

Real estate has been hit with multiple legal challenges to the status quo, particularly in how agents get paid. The first suit, filed in federal district court in Chicago, takes aim at a rule it says was instituted by the National Association of Realtors that requires all brokers to offer broker compensation to the buyer […]

What Every #RealEstateInvestor Should do Before Buying an #ApartmentBuilding #RealEstateAttorney #RealEstateDevelopment #Boston #Massachusetts

April 21st, 2019 | Business Law

6 Actions Every Investor Should do Before Buying an Apartment Building PALO ALTO, CA — Investment in multifamily properties continues to be one of the most attractive play’s in today’s real estate market. Whether you are a first-time investor or an existing apartment owner, here are the top six things to remember before your next […]

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