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Exculpatory Clauses in Leases: Crucial to Use, When Carefully Worded

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

An exculpatory clause is a portion of a lease that will absolve a landlord of liability for harm suffered by a tenant under certain circumstances. If you’re a property owner in Maryland, you may have heard conflicting answers on your ability to include exculpatory clauses in your leases. The short answer is, exculpatory clauses… Read More »

Mold in the home

Mold in the Home: How to Identify and Treat It

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

If you’re planning on selling your home, you’ll want to know in advance about anything that may be structurally wrong with the house before a pre-sale inspection. No one wants to be caught off-guard with an expensive issue that will either kill a pending sale, or cause the sale price to plummet downward. Likewise,… Read More »

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Should I consider a Seller-Financed Mortgage?

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

Maybe you’ve heard of seller-financed mortgages, or owner-financed home sales, but aren’t sure if they’d be appropriate for your own sale. Below are some facts you should know if you’re considering using a mortgage funded by the seller of the home.     The seller should own the home outright before considering an owner-financed… Read More »

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Leasing Out Your First Rental Unit in Maryland

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

So, you’ve become a landlord! Whether you stumbled into renting by wanting to make income off of property you no longer inhabit, or bought a home or apartment building with the specific intention of renting it out, you want to get the job done right, and avoid as much legal trouble as possible.

construction defect

What To Do if You Suspect a Construction Defect in Your Home

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

Maybe you’ve recently undergone a remodeling project in your home, and have found that the construction seems shoddy, or has started to fall apart. Perhaps you’ve found pools of water or water damage, and believe that a window or door may be leaking. Construction defects can become hugely expensive to fix, and lead to damage to the underlying structure of the home.

Matthew Evans, Esq. Representing Plaintiffs in “Snake House” Case

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

When a young family recently settled on a house in the Beechwood on the Burley neighborhood of St. Margaret’s, they were unaware of a snake infestation that would quickly drain their checkbook and . . .

Law Offices of Matthew S. Evans Celebrates 4th Year

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

The Law Offices of Matthew S. Evans is celebrating its fourth year of providing Annapolis and its surrounding communities with top-notch real estate and . . .

Annapolis Real Estate & Construction Law Services

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

At the Law Offices of Matthew S. Evans, III we offer a broad range of legal services from contract-related disputes, to real estate and . . .

The Law Offices of Matthew S. Evans, III– Your In House Counsel

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

Having your own dedicated attorney for in-house counsel may be cost prohibitive for most small to mid-sized businesses and . . .

Matthew Evans Has Formed an Of-Counsel Relationship With Our Firm

By Matthew S. Evans, III. LLC |

The Law Offices of Matthew S. Evans, III, LLC is pleased to announce that Matthew Strohm Evans, Jr. has formed an Of-Counsel relationship with our firm. Strohm currently owns and operates United Title & Escrow in Severna Park and brings wit…h him over 40 years of real estate law experience. His wealth of knowledge… Read More »

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