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Thinking Of Converting Your Multi-Family Home To A Condominium?


With the skyrocketing real estate values in Greater Boston the last few years, many owners of two, three and four family homes have thought about converting their properties into Condominium ownership so that they can legally sell off one or more units and maximize their total value from the properties.  If you are thinking of

Lifespan of Restrictive Covenants on Massachusetts Real Estate


Restrictive covenants are, in a nutshell, private restrictions on the use of land. They are generally disfavored by state law, and developers must adhere to strict guidelines to protect their enforceability beyond a thirty-year period. Restrictive covenants typically arise during residential or commercial developments. Before selling off property, a developer could create restrictions governing certain

The Bank’s Attorney Is The Bank’s Attorney—Not Yours


When you have decided to purchase a home in Massachusetts, you have undoubtedly made a life-altering expensive decision.  Once the offer to purchase has been accepted by the seller, the first question your broker will likely ask you is whether you intend to hire your own attorney to assist and guide you through the next

Tips For Landlord Regarding Lien Waivers


Commercial landlords are routinely requested to enter into waivers with tenant lenders and equipment lessors regarding the secured interest that the landlord acquires in the tenant’s personal property either statutorily, in a lease provision, or in bankruptcy. Since landlords succeed when their tenants are successful, landlords usually sign lien waivers without much thought or concern. 

What Do Real Estate Lawyers Do?


Real estate lawyers typically serve in one of two functions: as a litigator in court or as an administrator of and advisor to the legal aspects of real estate transactions. As litigators, real estate lawyers may represent financial institutions or the debtors themselves. They represent the parties in a court setting, with the ultimate goals

ARE YOUR MARINA PERMITS SHIP SHAPE?


The novelist Hammond Ines once wrote “(h)e who lets the sea lull him into a sense of security is in grave danger.” So too, owners of marinas who have lulled themselves into a sense of security that their permitting is shipshape, may find themselves in grave financial danger. Having worked with many owners of marinas

Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C. hosts food and coat drive for domestic violence and abuse victims


Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C., has partnered with DOVE, a domestic violence assistance organization, on a canned food and coat drive for the month of November. During month of November, Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro, P.C. will be collecting non-perishable food items in containers situated in both their offices at 300 Crown Colony Drive in Quincy

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