Harford County Launches Online Applications for New Residential Building Permits

County Executive Glassman and Chief Advisor Billy Boniface reviewing the Harford County ePermit Center’s new online service.

BEL AIR, Md., (Oct. 14, 2020) – Harford County continues to bring more services online to make it easier and more efficient to do business. Through the Harford County ePermit Center, home builders can complete online the entire permitting process for residential building permits for new single-family and two-family homes and townhouses. Paper permit applications…

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Tips For Avoiding Foreclosure

Modern kitchen representing foreclosure of a home.

Foreclosure can be extremely damaging to your credit and overall financial health, so it is important to avoid it if you can. Here, the commercial law and real estate attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger provide tips for avoiding foreclosure. Foreclosure occurs when a lender repossesses a property due to delinquent or nonexistent mortgage…

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Renting with Roommates: Legal Guidance for Success

With housing costs on the rise, renting with roommates is a more popular choice than ever—but having a roommate can pose long-term issues if disputes arise. Here, the landlord-tenant law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, detail ways to mitigate legal problems when renting with roommates. Create a Roommate Agreement When living with a…

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What You Should Know Before Buying a Second Home

For those in the financial position to do so, a second home can be a great investment, but there are serious issues to consider before taking the next step. Here, the real estate law and estate planning experts at SLHS detail considerations you should make before choosing to purchase a second home. What is the…

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Relocating Your Business

There are a number of reasons why a business owner may feel the need to relocate within, or outside of, its state of operation. A business may experience a decrease in cash flow as consumer trends change, or an owner may feel as though their business needs to branch out into new markets. Moving a…

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What Your Bel Air Real Estate Attorneys Want You to Know

Attorneys are ethically responsible for having a client’s best interest in mind. Real estate attorneys are well versed in the procedures and have existing relationships with local and state agencies.  Thus, having a real estate attorney by your side can make a substantial difference in the efficiency of your real estate process. Don’t wait to…

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In the Zone: Maryland Business Locations and Zoning Laws

Real estate agents like to say, ‘location, location, location!’  Finding a location or office space that is perfect for your business can be challenging and rewarding.   A location that perfectly matches a business’s offerings and is convenient for the clientele can add to the appeal of the business itself. Before moving in and setting up…

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How to Valuate Your Commercial Property Assets

If you are an owner of commercial property, have you reviewed your assessment lately? Chances are that if you compare your current assessment to the current fair market value of the property, you will find that the property is being over-assessed, that is, at a value higher than the actual market value.  If it is,…

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