Archives for “Land Trust”


What Is Asset Protection?

It is rather obvious that asset protection means to protect your assets from creditors and would be litigants. A better definition might be pre-litigation planning ...

Often times when two unmarried people buy real estate together their attorney will recommend that they hold title "jointly." This means that they will both ...

The Uniform Trust Code

When a person transfers property to another person "in trust" for beneficiaries or for a legally-acknowledged beneficial purpose, a "trust" is formed. The recipient of ...

Simultaneous Closings

There are a lot of bloggers out in internet land talking about using Land Trusts to avoid seasoning requirements and accomplish double closings. Here is ...

The land trust is a very powerful tool for the savvy real estate investor. A land trust is a revocable, living trust used specifically for ...

Every time I teach a module on Land Trusts & Trustees, I always get asked the question, "Will my Trustee have any personal liability?" While I address ...

Should Investors Use An Illinois Land Trust? Five Benefits of Using a Real Estate Land Trust to Hold Property Title Include...

The question is, does putting your personal residence into a Land Trust prevent you from qualifying for the Homestead Exemption? A beneficial interest in a Land ...