Valuing a Home In A Divorce

Category: Household

Valuing a Home In A Divorce

Among the many assets a divorcing couple has, there is usually a house where the couple lived. If the house was bought during the marriage, the house is usually considered a marital asset (depending on where the purchase money came from) and therefore the house’s value will be divisible in the divorce. If a house […]

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Divorce and Mortgage Payments: Everything You Need to Know

When you get married, you promise until death do you part. Unfortunately, this isn’t always how it ends. More than 780,000 marriages ended in divorce in 2017. While the number of divorces has declined over the years, it is still a real issue that people may find themselves dealing with. Things can get even more […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Financial Strain on a Marriage When Buying a Home

Let’s face it; the stress of buying a home can be enough to push the happiest couple to their edge. This stress compounds when you’re already working through the most raw, sensitive areas of your life with your partner. That doesn’t mean you can’t take the next step in your life together. It just means […]

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Reinvent Your Home and Discover Yourself After Divorce

Whether you and your ex-partner parted your ways on friendly terms or not, moving on after divorce is never easy. Some people lose themselves in their relationships and get so used to “we” that they forget all about “me”. However, no matter how hard the post-divorce period might be, it’s an opportunity for you to […]

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Newly Single? Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

Divorce is often a long and drawn-out process. By the time finalization is near, you may be ready to move out and move on to the next chapter of your life. However, buying a home isn’t a split-second decision — finding the right home at the right price requires careful consideration, especially after your financial […]

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5 Ways to Make Your New Home Feel Like Home

Even if your budget is tight after a divorce, you will want a space that feels like home for you and your kids. And if you move into a small apartment after living in a house, you may crave that comfortable feeling of home. Luckily, there are many ways to make your new space feel […]

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5 Inexpensive Ways to Boost Home Safety After Your Divorce

Living alone for the first time in a long time can be unsettling. You’re used to having someone there, but now, the house seems a little too quiet and the solitude can be uncomfortable. While it’s natural to experience this after your divorce, it’s important to take the necessary steps to be and feel safe […]

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Community vs. Separate Property

You’ve said I do and now you have his and her towels, maybe even his and her closets, but what about the rest of it? What must you share, what is your own? First, it depends on where you live: in a community property state, or in an equitable distribution state. Knowing the laws of […]

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Saver vs. Spender: Divorce Archetype™ Profiles Uncovered

Learn more about the Saver vs. Spender Divorce Archetype profiles, and how each can better communicate with and understand the other when it comes to money

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Dividing the Marital Home: Realizing Your Options

Determining what happens to your property during a divorce can be difficult. When discussing this issue, it is sometimes helpful to look at one state as an example. In New Jersey, marital property is divided “equitably“, which means fairly, not necessarily equally. This usually includes anything acquired by either spouse throughout the course of the […]

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Yours, Mine And Two Different Houses?

He Wants to Live in Separate Houses When We Marry. Will that Work?

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Clearing your Home

After the Divorce, Tips to Help Make a House a Home Again — for You

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Feng Shui Can Heal That Pain

Family Divided About Divorce? Do This And Start To Heal

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The Value of Filing as “Head of Household”

Taxes: In Divorce, Considering the Way you File your Taxes Can Save You Money

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After Divorce, Tips to Buy Home

Real Estate: What You Should Know Before You Buy a House after the Divorce

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Custody and Kids: Creative Living Options After Divorce

Learn about creative alternatives to the traditional custody arrangement for children of divorce.

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Birdnesting: New Spin On Co-parenting

My ex-husband and I refer to the house we bought together, pre-divorce, as Eva’s House, after our 11-year-old daughter, Eva. When we separated, Eva was barely 3 years old, and the thought of taking her away from her home away from her pets and her fairy garden and her rose-colored bedroom made both of us […]

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