The American Bar Association Legal Guide to Home Renovation

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Random House Reference, 2006 - Law - 206 pages
Americans spend more than $127 billion each year improving their homes to protect their real estate investments. This definitive legal guide to home renovation projects offers essential information on contracts, permits, and laws pertaining to all aspects of home renovation. It features sidebars containing tips, checklists, expert advice, and key information. Topics include:

• property rights and restrictions
• homeowner’s and title insurance issues
• shared ownership and ownership disputes
• permits
• property protection and liability
• environmental hazards
• condos and co-ops
• planned communities and more

Plus a resource guide for looking up laws and restrictions specific to individual states

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The American Bar Association is the nation's leading legal authority and the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.

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