Tag Archives: homeowner rights

For Real Estate, New York is a Lien Theory State! What Does That Even Mean? (Video)

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In a lien theory state such as New York, the property buyer/mortgagor continues to hold the deed to the property until the loan is satisfied, or fully paid back to the lender! At that time, a Satisfaction of Mortgage should be recorded. This scenario differs from title theory states in which a Deed of Trust is issued […]

Poke’mon Go And Private Property Rights

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By now there are few among us who have not at least heard the name of the game, Poke’mon Go. And whether you play Poke’mon Go or not, there are no shortages of issues and controversies that have risen up around both the game and some of its more zealous players. Consider the case of […]