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Bowser Proposed Increase to DC Transfer Tax Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Bowser Proposed Increase to DC Transfer Tax March 22, 2019

To pay for the new spending, Bowser told The Washington Post in an interview before her speech that she wants the D.C. Council to increase the deed recordation and transfer taxes from 1.45 percent to 2.5 percent

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Basement Flooded: Now What? Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Basement Flooded: Now What? February 19, 2019

Basement floodings are all-too-common occurrences in the Washington, DC Metro Area and can leave new homeowners scrambling for solutions.

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A Brief History Of Partition Actions Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
A Brief History Of Partition Actions February 2, 2019

Dividing Property in the District of Columbia – A Brief History of Partition Actions. How to divide property when it is owned by more than one person.

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Tips for Surviving the Government Shutdown Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Tips for Surviving the Government Shutdown January 18, 2019

Tips for Surviving the Government Shutdown Washington, D.C. Peter Antonoplos hosts a seminar for government workers to discuss tips for surviving the government shutdown. With no end in sight for the government shutdown, more than 800,000 federal workers nationwide will be without a paycheck this Friday. As Antonoplos put it, “This will be the first… Read more »

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BUYING PROPERTY AS IS – BUYER BEWARE Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
BUYING PROPERTY AS IS – BUYER BEWARE January 8, 2019

BUYING PROPERTY AS IS – BUYER BEWARE In every real estate transaction there is an implicit element of risk. If you are buying real estate, understanding how an AS-IS contract affects your rights can significantly impact the success of the transaction. For example, every special warranty deed carries with it some implied warranties that the seller… Read more »

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Guide: What is a Legal Term Sheet Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Guide: What is a Legal Term Sheet January 5, 2019

A term sheet is the first material written document that is exchanged between a potential buyer and a potential seller in a transaction. While the term sheet can range in length and format, some conventions have been developed over time. This document provides the basic terms of the acquisition that the parties have agreed to,… Read more »

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Real Estate Fraud Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Real Estate Fraud January 4, 2019

There is no such thing as “cheap” real estate in the District of Columbia. If you think you got a deal, you may have been taken for a ride.

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your Commercial Lease Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
5 Tips for Negotiating Your Commercial Lease January 3, 2019

Having a favorable commercial lease is an important step to ensuring your businesses success. Negotiating favorable lease terms for your business gives your business the greatest chance of success.

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What Is Seller Take Back Financing Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
What Is Seller Take Back Financing December 31, 2018

When a seller wants to close a sale of real estate but the buyer is not yet in a position to fully fund the purchase, the parties can close the sale with the seller taking from the buyer a purchase money note and mortgage in lieu of an all-cash payment.

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Antonoplos & Associates Founder Selected To America’s Top 100 Attorneys Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Antonoplos & Associates Founder Selected To America’s Top 100 Attorneys December 11, 2018

Peter D. Antonoplos Selected to America’s Top 100 Attorneys WASHINGTON, December 10, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Announcing the Lifetime Achievement selection of Peter D. Antonoplos among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®.  Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit… Read more »

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