Robert Bruss

Editor’s note: Robert Bruss passed away on Sept. 26, 2007. This was one of the last real estate columns he wrote. Inman News is publishing Bob’s last work as a final salute to the nation’s most well-known real estate writer.

SPOUSE WITH DEMENTIA UNABLE TO SIGN CONDO SALES PAPERS

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN FINAL MORTGAGE PAYMENT IS MADE

THIS IS NOT A GOOD TIME TO BE A “FOR SALE BY OWNER” HOME SELLER

It’s hard enough for experienced listing agents to sell a home in the current buyer’s market. But “for sale by owners” have virtually no chance of selling without a professional agent in a slow home-sales market.

WHERE TO FIND LISTS OF FORECLOSURES

HOME SELLER MUST DISCLOSE WATER DAMAGE

NO TAX-DEFERRED TRADE FOR PROPERTY YOU ALREADY OWN

CAN MOM CLAIM $250,000 TAX EXEMPTION ON TWO CONDO SALES?

SHOULD HOME BUYER PAY $245 “APPLICATION FEE” TO AGENT?