Daniel R. Hamad

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Name: Daniel Hamad
Date registered: January 11, 2011

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  1. Retirement In Connecticut — April 3, 2014
  2. Creditworthiness – Don’t Hurt Yours — February 17, 2014
  3. Banks — January 31, 2014
  4. Happy Thanksgiving — November 27, 2013
  5. Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise — May 29, 2013

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

The Hamad Law Firm wishes everyone a happy and safe holidays this season.  We hope that 2011 has been as joyful for you as it has been for us, and we look forward to another great year in 2012.

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows

Did you know?  According to the AP, today, October 6, 2011, the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage price dropped to 3.94% – the first time that number has dropped below 4%. Buying a house?  Refinancing?  Contact us today to handle the transaction.  If you don’t already have a real estate agent or a mortgage banker/broker, … Continue reading »

Some Frequently Asked Real Estate Questions

There are some questions that just get asked all the time.  Rather than writing a full article on each, I’m just going to give some quick responses today. Q: How Long is the Real Estate Closing Process A: Well this depends – and for the most part, it doesn’t depend on the closing attorney.  The … Continue reading »

Nigerian Scammers Are Everywhere!

By Attorney Daniel Hamad As people – including attorneys and real estate agents – look for any deals to be found in this dismal market, scams have become more and more prevalent, and the scammers have become more sophisticated.  Sophisticated enough that you can find even attorneys taken in by them. We typically call them … Continue reading »

Save Some Cash by Taking Cash

By Attorney Daniel Hamad Though mortgage rates have gone up over the past few months, we’re still seeing rates that are some of the lowest that have ever been available.  A 30-year fixed mortgage is still available in the low 5% range, and a 5/1 ARM may be as low as 4%.  This has been … Continue reading »

Go from Upside Down to Right Side Up (Part III): Foreclosure & Alternatives

In Part I of this article we discussed Loan Modifications and Payment Plans.  In Part II of this article we discussed Sales and Short Sales.  Let’s now move on to Foreclosure and Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure. Foreclosure is an action of last resort for banks.  They don’t want to do it – it can … Continue reading »

Wills & Estate Practice Added

Hamad Law Firm, LLC, has added a Wills & Estate Law practice.  At this time the practice is limited to simple will preparation.  Contact us today to find out what we can do for you!

Jobs: Real Estate Closing Attorneys

The Hamad Law Firm, LLC, is looking to add additional contract closing attorneys throughout Connecticut.  Qualified applicants should have at least one year of experience conducting real-estate closings.  Most closings will be “witness-only” refinances. Closings should have the ability to print letter- and legal-sized documents and should have a document scanner available to them. Interested … Continue reading »

Go from Upside Down to Right Side Up (Part II): The Short Sale

In Part I of this article we discussed Loan Modifications and Payment Plans.  Let’s now move on to Short Sales and Sales of property in general. When selling a piece of property it behooves you to get a real estate attorney.  In Connecticut nearly all purchasers are going to have attorneys, so you don’t want … Continue reading »

Go from Upside Down to Right Side Up (Part I): The Introduction & The Loan Modification

Over the past few years we’ve seen the housing market go from bad to worse.  Foreclosures are up, values are down, and homeowners are wondering when the next shoe is going to fall.  Have you had your house appraised lately?  In most cases, that value is going to be considerably lower than it was when … Continue reading »

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