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What do you do after purchasing real estate at a tax sale?

Each year, almost every county in Indiana holds at least one tax sale. Some people purchase real estate at a tax sale, think they got a great deal and that there are no further steps to take. Unfortunately, that is not the case. The county will issue a “tax sale certificate” at the tax sale. Read more about What do you do after purchasing real estate at a tax sale?[…]

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Understanding Eminent Domain

Eminent domain is the process by which states and localities have the right to condemn and force the sale of private property usually in order to serve a public purpose. Condemnation is the act of a government exercising its power of eminent domain. The government must have both a legitimate public purpose for the taking Read more about Understanding Eminent Domain[…]

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Understanding the Landlord and Tenant Relationship

The Law Office of Shannon G. Starr, LLC has represented several landlords and tenants in both residential and commercial disputes. This article will highlight some key features of the landlord and tenant relationship in the residential context. Under Indiana law, a tenant has the right to a habitable home. Prior to move in, the rental Read more about Understanding the Landlord and Tenant Relationship[…]