What is a homestead property?

Answer The term "homestead property" is defined as the location of a person's main residence. It also refers to land acquired via the Homestead Act, and it has a legal definition that pertains to certain ... Read More »

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What Is Homestead Property Protection?

According to, state and federal laws protect a homeowner against the forced sale of her principal residence by creditors. This is called homestead property protection, which also pro... Read More »

What Cities Give Away Homestead Property?

In an economic downturn, the housing market isn't just feeling the pinch. Some towns have found a potential solution to help out those looking to make homes and lives for themselves while relieving... Read More »

Can a condo association foreclose on an homestead property?

Your state law regarding homestead property ownership and those rights, obligations, responsibilities and how they relate to ownership within an association are both involved in the answer to this ... Read More »

Is a property owner liable to others if there is fire on the owned property and the automatic sprinklers activate and cause water damage to the property of others?

It depends on how the lease is written. You may be liable if the damage was done as a result of actions caused by the landlord, and as such the landlord is responsible for the sprinkler system. How... Read More »