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You Asked, We Answer Your Questions on the Homestead Act

The Boston Globe

December 30, 2016

Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick answers questions regarding the Homestead Act after his previous article, Why You Should File Under the Homestead Act, from November 25, 2016. 

 

Why You Should File Under the Homestead Act

The Boston Globe

November 25, 2016

If you own or have a mortgage on your primary residence, you could benefit from the Homestead Act, which will protect your home in case of creditor claims. Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick explains this often misunderstood law.

 

Electronic Mortgages Have Arrived

Banker & Tradesman

November 13, 2016

Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick offers his opinion and perspective in this article discussing the long-awaited all-digital mortgage process.

 

Someday, There Will Be an App for That

Banker & Tradesman

May 15, 2016

Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick offers his opinion and perspective in this article discussing the growing demand for e-closings and why lenders are reluctant to adopt the new technology.

 

Openings, Closings, Events and More North of Boston

The Boston Globe

April 22, 2016

Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick was thrilled to be part of Jenny Sech’s successful journey to homeownership.

 

So a Snowplow Chewed Up Your Lawn...

The Boston Globe

March 6, 2016

If you’re like many New England home owners, you’ve probably experienced damage from snow plows or other weather-related issues. Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick reviews the steps you can take for reparation.

 

Six Questions You Should Ask Before You Buy a Vacation Condo

The Boston Globe

November 1, 2015

If you’re looking for a new property, there are some important questions to consider before buying a condo. Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick reviews the ins-and-outs of condo associations, and the situations you should consider before you make an offer.

 

Tips on When You Have a (Credit) Score to Settle

The Boston Globe

June 14, 2015

Before contacting a mortgage lender for a new home loan or to refinance your existing mortgage, be sure to check your credit score and clear up any inconsistencies or errors that could be bringing your score down. Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick reviews how to accomplish this crucial step to get the best rate from the best lender.

 

A Use-and-Occupancy Agreement Has Pros and Pitfalls

The Boston Globe

May 2, 2015

Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick explains what a use-and-occupancy agreement is, when you might want to use it and what risks to protect yourself against if you choose to consider one.

 

Advice on Insurance Law, Liability

The Boston Globe

March 29, 2015

Attorney Hugh Fitzpatrick explains why you should be sure anyone working on your property has insurance, how an injury to a contractor could injure you financially and how insurance companies view preventing damage to your home.