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December 2017 Archives

How can I avoid a slip-and-fall accident?

As the temperatures drop and snow and ice accumulate on the ground in Carnegie, the risk of slip-and-fall accidents increases. Many people underestimate their safety when walking on various surfaces, especially during the cold season. Slip-and-fall accidents can cause serious injury. In 2014, 31,959 people died in unintentional fall accidents, states the Centers for Disease Control. 

Preparing a home to sell in the competitive world of real estate

Real estate is an ever-growing market that becomes increasingly competitive with the development of technology and other valuable selling tools. At times, the real estate market is so saturated with properties for sale, that effectively advertising a home appears next to impossible in Pennsylvania. However, if interested sellers leverage the right strategies and implement valuable sales practices, they can increase their selling success exponentially. 

Your dream home is defective. Now what?

You spend months, no, years planning your dream house and finally you see it coming to life right before your eyes. There are truly few things as exciting as watching your home plans take shape. However, the dream can suddenly turn into a nightmare when you realize that the builder you worked with cut corners, leading to defects.

A closer look at how you can prevent construction disputes

If you work in Pennsylvania's construction industry, you may be well aware that on occasion, disputes can occur. Often, these disagreements are in regards to contractual terms that may have been previously misunderstood or modified by one or more parties. Fortunately, with your proactive endeavors to educate your employees and with your own familiarity with prevention techniques, you can reduce the chances of having to deal with costly disputes. At Gesk Moritz LLC, we are experienced at working with professionals in the construction industry and understand the unique challenges they face each day.

Reviewing the reasons for terminating contracts

As a contractor, you rely heavily on the strength of your contractual agreements to not only guarantee continued work, but also to reinforce your reputation in the local community. When you enter into a contract with a client, you do so with every expectation that as long as you fulfill your terms, the other party will have no reason to end your agreement (or to not reciprocate). Are there any scenarios where it can do just that? 

Business real estate transactions: What mistakes should I avoid?

If you are getting ready to purchase a commercial property for your business in Carnegie, there are some things you should first take into consideration. You do not want to end up entering into an agreement that is one-sided or fraught with pitfalls for you. The right decisions and agreement can make your real estate transaction a successful one. 

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