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Title Insurance, Title Search, and Title Defects

In Estate Planning, Other Injuries, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING TITLE INSURANCE When purchasing a home , especially in the current market, there is a tremendous push to make decisions quickly. It is an exciting but stressful tine and it is critical that you  have informed expert advisors and resources. Buying a home  is an expensive but an exciting time. Below you will learn about Melrose …

Why it is Important to Ask for a Closing Attorney to Review Your P&S | MA Home Buyers

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

Buying a home Massachusetts, When buying a home in MA you will quickly come to a point where you need to review a Purchase and Sales (P&S) Agreement. This document includes legally binding terms related to your purchase. Real estate agents are forbidden from practicing law, therefore,  they cannot provide you with legal advice on this document. You must therefore …

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Home Ownership: Understanding Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors-Your responsibility Melrose MA and beyond

In Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Understanding Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Law and Functionalities  Single family and multi-family residential properties sold in Massachusetts must be inspected by the fire department to confirm compliance with safety regulations. This protects  everyone living in the residence.. The fire department checks for working smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. They then issue a smoke certificate required for the closing. …

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Co-ownership-Is this the Best Option for you? Tenancy by Entirety  (Part 3 of Series)

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Real Estate by John Tramontozzi

In the third and final part of our series on Co-Ownership options we address Tenancy by Entirety Tenancy by Entirety is the legal term for a form of Co-ownership that is reserved only for married couples in Massachusetts and certain other states. The designation “Tenancy by Entirety” essentially permits spouses to jointly own property as a single legal entity. Therefore each …

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Thank You! Tramontozzi Law Voted Number One Law Office: Local and Regional

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Traffic Violations, Uncategorized, Work Related Injury by John Tramontozzi

  TRAMONTOZZI LAW  VOTED #1 LAW OFFICE – BEST LOCAL AND REGION Thank you! In the Spirit of Thanksgiving, attorney John Tramontozzi, his associate Neil Anderson, and the rest of the staff at Tramontozzi Law Offices would like to express our delight and appreciation by saying “Thank You!! “  Thank you for your business,  for taking the time and initiative …

Massachusetts Adopts Remote Notarization Law: Easing Real Estate and Estate Planning

In Estate Planning, Real Estate by John Tramontozzi

    Great news for Massachusetts residents needing to complete Estate Planning and   Real Estate  transactions while following social distancing guidelines. On April 27th, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act Providing For Virtual Notarization To Address Challenges Related To COVID-19.   (durable powers of attorney and HIPPA authorizations will be able to be notarized and will be …

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Tramontozzi Law Welcomes Neil O. Anderson

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Office Business, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Neil O. Anderson with his son also named Neil, who recently graduated from pre-school at the Rockland Montessori School. We are pleased to welcome Neil O. Anderson Esquire to our legal team. “Neil is a wonderful addition to our office. His background in community development and human services will be a true asset to my office, our community, and the …

Legal Representation for Home Sellers in Massachusetts

In Misc Topics, Real Estate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

When selling a home in Massachusetts, you have the option to hire an attorney. While this is common for buyers as well, there are a few reasons why we recommend legal representation for sellers. Deed Preparation In Massachusetts, sellers are required to draft the deed that transfers ownership from seller to buyer. Though closing attorneys typically offer this service, it would …

Buying Your First Home and What to Expect

In Misc Topics, Real Estate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

Many people enter the purchase of a home process with both excitement and trepidation. It is helpful and reassuring to know what to expect as go through the process in terms of expenses and the process. What is Included in the Closing Cost Closing costs generally cover the following services: Attorney’s fees (yours and your lender’s if applicable) Title insurance …