Massachusetts Real Estate Law

Curran & Desharnais Obtains $400,000 Jury Verdict in Plymouth Superior Court

On May 22, 2017, Attorney Joseph Curran of Curran & Desharnais, P.C. began a four day trial in Brockton Superior Court (Plymouth County Superior Court) which ended with a jury returning a verdict in favor of his client in the amount of $400,000 (not including prejudgment interest). With interest, the judgment will stand at approximately […]

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Curran & Desharnais successfully defends contractor in million dollar lawsuit

Attorney Joseph Curran of Curran & Desharnais, P.C. recently resolved a lawsuit filed against a client who had performed certain plumbing and HVAC work at a large home renovation project in Newton, MA. Our client was hired to perform certain plumbing and HVAC work on the property after a previous contractor had experienced problems with the […]

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Credit monitoring: The credit score you get might be different than lenders receive

Credit monitoring: The credit score you get might be different than lenders receive Subscribing to a credit monitoring service to keep tabs on your credit score can be a helpful way to manage and protect your credit. But did you know that the score you purchase isn’t always the same as the one the lender […]

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If your house burns down, do you still have to pay your mortgage?

If your house burns down, do you still have to pay your mortgage? At the closing for your home purchase or refinancing, you are required to sign a promissory note that says you’ll make the mortgage payments every month. That agreement remains in effect even if your house burns down. You’re also required to report […]

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Realtors survey: First-time home-buying down

Realtors survey: First-time home-buying down In reviewing 35 years of survey data on home buyers and sellers, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced five notable real estate trends. The organization’s survey, called Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, dates back to 1981 and is the longest-running series of national housing data evaluating the demographics, […]

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