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Thinking Like a Flipper to Best Divest of the Marital Home

Divorce is a challenging and emotionally taxing experience, often accompanied by difficult decisions, especially regarding the marital home. While many couples default to the simple choices of a buyout or sale, a more strategic approach can lead to significant financial benefits under the right circumstances. The flipping strategy, involving renovations and improvements to maximize gains […]

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Nurturing Productivity Through Compassion: The Vital Role of Employer Support During Employee Divorce

By Douglas Katz – 08/29/2023 Although the actual rates vary, divorce has become a prevalent life event that influences not only individuals’ personal lives but also their professional commitments. As an increasing number of individuals opt for pro se divorce or limited scope representation, the importance of employer support during this challenging period has grown

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Title, Mortgage, and Loan: Navigating Homeownership During Divorce

By Douglas Katz –  08/23/2023 Divorce is marked by a whirlwind of decisions and legal proceedings. Amidst the upheaval, homeowners face an added layer of complexity when it comes to dealing with their property – the title, mortgage, and loan intricacies. While homeownership can be confusing even under the best of circumstances, the process becomes

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Delay: A Perilous Strategy When Refinancing After a Divorce

By Douglas Katz – 08/22/2023 Divorce is without a doubt an emotionally challenging process, often requiring couples to make complex financial decisions.  Unfortunately, the emotion can spawn procrastination which inhibits action when it is necessary resulting in added cost and lost opportunity.  One significant aspect that demands careful consideration is the division of property and

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DIY Divorce: Knowing Your Personal Value Before You Go All In

By Douglas Katz – 08/15/2023 Divorce is a challenging life transition that demands careful consideration not only of emotions and legal aspects, but also of time management and financial decisions. Valuing your time during a divorce and using this figure to make informed, value-based decisions on when to hire help and when to tackle tasks

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With Divorce Housing Advice – You Get What You Pay For

By Douglas Katz – 08/09/23 One critical decision during divorce is determining what to do with the family home. Many divorcing couples often turn to lenders for housing advice due to their familiarity with the mortgage process. While logical and seemingly a solid choice, there are many fatal flaws to this approach.  While adding some

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Handling Real Estate and Housing Matters During Divorce

By Douglas Katz – 08/07/23 Divorce can be a tumultuous time for all parties involved, especially when real estate and housing are part of the equation. While seeking legal representation may seem daunting or costly, attempting to navigate real estate matters during a divorce without professional guidance can lead to significant mistakes with long-term repercussions.

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Triaging Your Divorce Needs – Part 3: Achieving Optimal Results within Your Budget

By the Divorce Housing Pro – 07/26/23 Now that you understand higher level components of divorce, you need to move to deliberate planning to move forward.  I say deliberate because this step does require you to make some assumptions and decisions.  Too many people begin to engage with professionals before they fully scope the requirements

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Triaging Your Divorce Needs – Part 1: Understanding the Different Types of Divorce and the Cost

  By The Divorce Housing Pro – 07/19/23 Divorce, a life-altering decision, can be emotionally overwhelming, legally complex, and financially draining. As couples face the prospect of ending their marriage, the process of untangling their lives can seem like an insurmountable challenge. However, with the right approach and understanding of the different types of divorce,

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Tips to Avoiding Housing Disaster During Divorce

By The Divorce Housing Pro – 03/23/23 Divorce can be a challenging process, both emotionally and financially. The most heartbreaking part of my job is when I have a divorcing or newly divorced client who contacts me with the single goal of staying in the home, often for the sake of school aged children, and

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