Legal Advantage > News
 
  Search
Legal News
Resource of Note: Legalarium’s TTAB Quotes
A great resource I recently stumbled on is Legalarium’s “Categorized Quotes From Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decisions Since 1998.” The quotes are even broken down by topic. For instance, if you need an overview on everything the TTAB as said about “primarily merely a surname” rejections, there is a page for that....
4/21/2014 11:33:02 AM
Leaseback Real Estate Offers Companies More Options
Leaseback Real Estate Offers Companies More Options Companies that have utilized all of their financing options may need to open up some more options. They may have a building that they can sell with the leaseback real estate programs. This allows a company to sell their property, but they will continue to lease it and treat it as if they owned it.
4/16/2014 3:00:37 PM
Reasons Why Companies Use Asset Based Financing
Anybody can fall on hard times financially, including businesses. Many of them will have a difficult time getting any financing in these difficult times as well. Some of them will turn to asset based financing options to help them get what they need.
4/16/2014 2:22:05 PM
News Regarding Ottawa Mortgage Rate Trends
As soon as the financial crisis reached its long awaited finish, the real estate market started to show signs of improvement. At least, this is what experts announced regarding the region of Ottawa, Canada. The forth largest city in the country seems to have re-launched itself in the world of real estate, becoming an attraction for buyers. Looking ...
4/16/2014 10:12:27 AM
How to Pay Less for Mortgage Insurance
Individuals whose loan-to-value ratio is over 80% are required to take out private mortgage insurance (PMI) when they get financing for the purchase of a house. The sole beneficiary of this coverage is the lender.
4/14/2014 12:32:43 PM
Obtaining a Mortgage Via the FHA Back to Work Program
The recent economic downturn caused serious financial problems to the majority of the population and many people lost their homes. Individuals and families, who experienced financial hardship and were left without a home, now have the opportunity to obtain a mortgage via the FHA Back to Work Program and buy another house.
4/9/2014 9:05:56 AM
How to Select the Right Mortgage Amount
The primary decision that you have to make when you take out a mortgage is how much you will borrow. The choice of a loan amount is extremely important. On one hand, you have to ensure that you will be able to purchase a property which meets your requirements fully.
4/9/2014 9:01:46 AM
A Short Guide to the VA Mortgages
In 2013, the mortgage program of the US Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) marked its 70th anniversary. It was one of the strongest years for VA loans since their introduction in the market. Some 630,000 new loans were guaranteed by the Department in 2013.
4/9/2014 9:01:35 AM
When Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage a Beneficial Solution?
Before the housing market crisis of 2007, many people took advantage of the cheap adjustable-rate mortgages and eventually faced too high monthly installments, which they could not afford to pay. Currently, as the home loan rates are rising, these financing products are making a comeback. Their market share grew nearly 3 times from the winter of 20...
4/9/2014 8:46:22 AM
The Benefits and Drawbacks of FHA Loans
During the years after the housing market crisis of 2007, the FHA loans enjoyed great popularity among home buyers. Now as the economy is improving while the interest rates remain low, they are facing growing competition.
4/9/2014 8:46:15 AM
Practical Mortgage Tips for First-Time Home Buyers
It is both exciting and a bit scary to buy your first house. This is an extremely important step so you would want to lower the risk of costly mistakes to the very possible minimum. For this, you have to be fully prepared for what lies ahead.
4/9/2014 8:46:02 AM
Major Mortgage Trends to Watch Out for in 2014
Information is the most powerful tool which a decision maker can use. When you know what is expected to happen with mortgages and housing affordability, you can make the right decisions on home purchase and home ownership with confidence.
4/9/2014 8:41:47 AM
Is a Jumbo Mortgage Right for You?
Home buyers can select from a great variety of mortgage loans. The jumbo loans allow you to borrow more money for buying a luxury home. Traditionally, they have been reserved for the very wealthy only, but now they are becoming more accessible to the average home buyer.
4/9/2014 8:41:12 AM
Is Spring 2014 a Good Time for Getting a Mortgage and Buying a Home?
With the annual peak period for home sales being between March and June, many people are contemplating on getting a mortgage and purchasing a house in the spring of 2014. The economy has recovered considerably from the recent downturn and this is certainly good news.
4/9/2014 8:40:07 AM
Is Mortgage Prepayment a Good Idea?
There are various strategies which you can use for managing your mortgage. Many people choose to repay their home loan early. This option can save you a lot of money, but this is just one side of the coin.
4/9/2014 8:38:24 AM
Can You Be the Ideal Mortgage Applicant?
Lenders are currently increasing the value of their mortgage offerings and lowering their requirements. However, home loans will never again be as easy to get as they used to be before the housing bubble burst of 2007. The question is whether you have what it takes not only to qualify for a loan, but to get a great deal with lower interest rate and...
4/9/2014 8:36:32 AM
How to Fix Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage
When you have a low credit score, your chances of qualifying for a mortgage are lower as well. Even if you manage to get approved, you can expect to be offered a loan with higher interest.
4/9/2014 8:36:23 AM
A Mortgage Strategy for Maximum Saving
Do you want to repay your mortgage super quickly and to save a lot of money? If your answer is "yes", then you need to use the following strategy.
4/9/2014 8:35:57 AM
6 Powerful Tips for Mortgage Refinancing
Despite the common misconception, mortgage refinancing requires time, effort and careful analysis. You have to ensure that you will get the best possible deal, especially in terms of affordability.
4/9/2014 8:35:38 AM
5 Ways to Get a Cheap Mortgage
With the current average rate on 30-year fixed mortgages being 4.40%, home loans are now extremely affordable. Still, there is always a way in which you can get an even lower interest rate and better terms and conditions.
4/9/2014 8:32:10 AM
1 2 3 4