What is a Municipal Lien Certificate?

Are you refinancing or purchasing a home?  If so, you might have heard of a document entitled a “Municipal Lien Certificate” (aka MLC).  You might be asking what is this document? It is a document you receive from your local town or city hall that lists taxes, and could also list any assessments and water […]

What is a 6(d) Certificate?

I am considering purchasing a condominium, what is the fuss about this so-called “6(d) certificate”? Mass. General Laws Ch. 183A, sec. 6(d) defines it as “A statement from the organization of unit owners setting forth the amount of unpaid common expenses and any other sums which have been assessed against a unit owner…” Why it is […]