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Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 7

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 3

    Land use law-related articles posted on SSRN in August

    Land use law-related articles posted on SSRN in August
    August saw another bumper-crop of land use-law related articles posted to the SSRN Property, Land Use & Real Estate Law eJournal. Below is a survey of those articles posted to SSRN in the month of August listed in the reverse...
  • Sep 3

    What is a “Great Neighborhood”? An Analysis of APA's Top-Rated Place

    What is a “Great Neighborhood”? An Analysis of APA's Top-Rated Place
    Emily Talen (ASU - Geography & Planning) has a nice article, What is a “Great Neighborhood”? An Analysis of APA's Top-Rated Places, in the recent edition of the Journal of the American Planning Association on neighborhoods. Worth…
  • Sep 3

    Sept. 25: 18th Annual Conference on Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulation

    Sept. 25: 18th Annual Conference on Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulation
    From John Echeverria: Colleagues: This is a reminder that Vermont Law School, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, and Georgetown University Law Center will be hosting this year’s takings conference on September 25,…
Rank this Week: 585

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 3

    Right to Rent – just how bad is it?

    Right to Rent – just how bad is it?
    We though it would be bad. And thanks to the JCWI, we can now have an evidence based stab at an answer. JCWI co-ordinated an evaluation of the West Midlands pilot of ‘Right to Rent’ and have published the report (summary here, and…
  • Aug 31

    The way you Mackie me feel*

    The way you Mackie me feel*
    The latest episode in the ongoing saga of the unlawful moneylender Dharam Prakash Gopee [or sometimes Ghopee] has just been handed down. (To catch up with the extraordinary history of the predatory, unlawful secured lending of Mr…
  • Aug 24

    Making sense of deposits. Nearly.

    Making sense of deposits. Nearly.
    It started as such a simple idea, the tenancy deposit regulations. But bad drafting and some ‘interesting’ interpretations by the Courts put paid to that. We now have a confusing mess, for both landlords and tenants. So, in a…
Rank this Week: 608

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Standing up to the Obergefeller

    Standing up to the Obergefeller
    The clerk elected by the voters of Rowan County, Kentucky, has been sent to jail by a Kentucky federal judge, for refusing to perform an act under Kentucky state law that five majority justices of the United States Supreme Court have ordered…
  • Sep 2

    What Do Sarah Bernhardt and Marie Curie Have in Common?

    What Do Sarah Bernhardt and Marie Curie Have in Common?
    That is a very good question. Until I read Mary McAuliffe's fascinating Twilight of the Belle Epoque (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), I had no idea. And yet their unique stories united, for a time in World War I and…
  • Aug 19

    An Uplifting Tale of Love and Determination

    An Uplifting Tale of Love and Determination
    Work levels have prevented my blogging much lately. Rather than add to the gruesome news of beheadings and baby butchery, I will use a brief respite to call your attention to this inspiring article by Prof. Matt Might, who blogs regularly on…
Rank this Week: 509

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

Covers eminent domain issues in the States of Indiana, North Carolina and Illinois.

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Sep 3

    What to Expect from an Eminent Domain Trial

    What to Expect from an Eminent Domain Trial
    When the government wants to take your land via eminent domain1 powers, legal disagreements can arise between you and the government entity, often regarding two main issues. These issues are whether the eminent domain taking is valid and for…
  • Aug 27

    FAQs About Condemnation Case

    FAQs About Condemnation Case
      Many landowners are not very familiar with the issues involved in condemnation cases because they never thought that eminent domain1 would affect them. For this reason, owners facing condemnation actions have numerous questions that…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois may decide on Grain Belt Express in November

    Illinois may decide on Grain Belt Express in November
    Illinois regulators may decide in November whether to approve a controversial high-voltage power line. The Illinois Commerce Commission has finished up almost a week of hearings on plans by Clean Line Energy Partners to build the Grain Belt…
Rank this Week: 2877

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers commercial leasing and creditor's rights. By the Law Office of Kristina M. Reed.

http://www.sacramentorealestatelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    New California Law Allows Broader Range of Titles for Corporate Officer

    New California Law Allows Broader Range of Titles for Corporate Officer
    In today's world the title "Chairman of the Board" is rather outdated. Thousands of companies are started or managed by women, men, and transgender individuals. Such outdated titles are addressed in a new law (i.e. SB 351) introduced by the…
  • Aug 26

    California Supreme Court Clarifies Joint and Several Liability

    California Supreme Court Clarifies Joint and Several Liability
    In the recent ruling of DKN Holdings, LLC v. Wade Faerber (decided on July 13, 2015) the California Supreme Court helped clarify the meaning of joint and several liability holding. Parties that are jointly and severally liable on the same…
  • Aug 22

    The Question of Whether LLC Interests are Securitie

    The Question of Whether LLC Interests are Securitie
    California has a somewhat confusing answer to the question of whether LLC interests are considered securities in our state. In some situations they are, and in others, they are not. Here we explain when they are and when they are not. If…
Rank this Week: 3456

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Title Insurance Companies Balk At Insuring Foreclosed Propertie

    Title Insurance Companies Balk At Insuring Foreclosed Propertie
    Policy Changes Make It Harder To Insure Foreclosed/REO Properties In the aftermath of the Supreme Judicial Court’s July 17th ruling in Pinti v. Emigrant Mortgage Company, which voided a foreclosure over a defective notice of…
  • Aug 6

    SJC Voids Foreclosure Over Defective Notice of Default

    SJC Voids Foreclosure Over Defective Notice of Default
    Ruling Enables Foreclosed Owner to Live in Premises For Over 6 Years In a decision which could affect how title examiners and title insurance companies underwrite title to foreclosed properties, the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled…
  • Jul 31

    TRID Rules Expected To Delay and Disrupt Closing

    TRID Rules Expected To Delay and Disrupt Closing
    Major Change To Current Practices | Expect Delays and Bumpy Road Starting Oct. 1 I just finished yet another closing where a national lender issued the closing package and HUD approval the morning of the closing, and worse, issued a revised…
Rank this Week: 4203

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 2746

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Sep 3

    Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District news coverage

    Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District news coverage
    Attorney Timothy Reese from our firm, handled the Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District case mentioned in this news report that ended in a Supreme Court ruling enforcing school districts to provide transportation to students…
  • Sep 1

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    Please take a look at the article written by the Legal Intelligencer and the news report done by CBS21 on this case. We thank the Legal Intelligencer and CBS21 for the reports on Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District!! The Legal…
  • Aug 28

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to congratulate Tim Watts in his victory in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania! Thank you for putting your TRUST in the attorneys at Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C. For those who are unfamiliar with this particular…
Rank this Week: 2119

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Sep 3

    House and country? Part 1, Mystery

    House and country? Part 1, Mystery
    By: David A. Smith London is to the billionaire as the jungles of Sumatra are to the orangutan. – London mayor Boris Johnson The story of a house is the story of time, and changing fortunes of people, places, cities and nations. …
  • Sep 2

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 5, A study in obfuscation

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 5, A study in obfuscation
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 4 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith ‘Everyone is cured sooner or later.’ As the preceding parts have shown, catastrophe being a precondition to fundamental…
  • Sep 1

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 4, Misleading the village board

    With any luck you’ll die soon: Part 4, Misleading the village board
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith ‘But don’t give up hope.’ The pension-fund doublethink takeover described in earlier parts would have triumphed indefinitely,…
Rank this Week: 432

K&L Gates Construction Law…

K&L Gates Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues, news, and regulations relating to the construction industry. By K&L Gates.

http://www.klconstructionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 973

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Sep 3

    Case of the Week: Third Circuit Supports MERS

    Case of the Week: Third Circuit Supports MERS
    From Joe Singer's blog: Pennsylvania statutes have language that might have been interpreted to require transfers of interests in land (through deeds or mortgages) to be recorded to be valid. If true, that would have undermined the MERS…
  • Sep 3

    Ram on DNA & the Law of Tenancy by the Entirety

    Ram on DNA & the Law of Tenancy by the Entirety
    Natalie Ram (Baltimore) has posted DNA by the Entirety (Columbia Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The law fails to accommodate the inconvenient fact that an individual’s identifiable genetic information is involuntarily and…
  • Sep 3

    Villazor on Immigration as Property

    Villazor on Immigration as Property
    Rose Villazor (Davis) has posted Chae Chan Ping v. United States: Immigration as Property (Oklahoma City Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: In this symposium Essay, I explore an overlooked aspect of Chae Chan Ping v. United States:…
Rank this Week: 467

CityLand

CityLand

Features New York City land use news and legal research. From New York Law School.

http://www.citylandnyc.org/
  • Sep 3

    Council Hears Testimony on Amendment to Noise Control Code

    Council Hears Testimony on Amendment to Noise Control Code
    Proposed law would restrict activities conducted on construction sites located in close proximity to a school while classes are being held.  On June 25, 2015, the City Council Committee on Environmental Protection held a public hearing…
  • Sep 2

    BSA Permits Construction on Unmapped Street

    BSA Permits Construction on Unmapped Street
    Board approved a new commercial building on satisfying Fire Department requirements.  On July 14, 2015 the Board of Standards and Appeals voted to grant a permit for the construction of a single-story commercial building at 47 Trioka Way…
  • Sep 1

    Council Approves Conversion of Henry Street Firehouse into Community Space

    Council Approves Conversion of Henry Street Firehouse into Community Space
    Community facility will provide on-site social services and improved access to need-based financial benefits.  On August 13, 2015, the City Council adopted a resolution to rehabilitate a vacant firehouse and convert it into a community…
Rank this Week: 2263

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    What rights does a tenant have who moved into a property in 1975 on a verbal agreement?

    What rights does a tenant have who moved into a property in 1975 on a verbal agreement?
    A tenancy who has been living in a property for 40 years will have a protected tenancy - what are his rights? The post What rights does a tenant have who moved into a property in 1975 on a verbal agreement? appeared first on The Landlord Law…
  • Sep 2

    What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant?

    What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant?
    If you buy a property with a sitting tenant - do you need to get a new inventory done? The post What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant? appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Sep 1

    Landlord Law TV is now live!

    Landlord Law TV is now live!
    The first episode of Landlord Law TV is finally live - Ben and I talking on chairs and an interview with barrister Sam Madge Wyld. The post Landlord Law TV is now live! appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 513

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 4812

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1216

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2561

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1077

Endangered Species and Wetlands…

Endangered Species and Wetlands Report

Covers the Endangered Species Act, wetlands and takings law. By Steve Davies.

http://www.eswr.com/
  • Sep 2

    Permian Basin Petroleum Assn. press release on LPC decision

    Permian Basin Petroleum Assn. press release on LPC decision
    The following release is from the Permian Basin Petroleum Association. U.S. District Court Finds for PBPA, Vacates Lesser Prairie Chicken Listing September 2, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Midland, Texas) Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for…
  • Sep 2

    Judge vacates listing of lesser prairie chicken

    Judge vacates listing of lesser prairie chicken
    A federal judge in Texas has removed Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken, which was listed as threatened last year (Permian Basin Petroleum Association v. Dep't of the Interior, MO-14-50, W.D. Tex.). The Center…
  • Sep 2

    Feds, states argue over scope of judge’s water rule injunction

    Feds, states argue over scope of judge’s water rule injunction
    The federal government and the 13 states that won an injunction halting implementation of the Clean Water (or “waters of the U.S.”) rule are sparring over the geographic scope of the injunction (North Dakota v. U.S.,…
Rank this Week: 1080

Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

Features articles on real estate litigation and legal representation. By Alisa Levin.

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Hello Blogosphere!  Long time no post!…

    Hello Blogosphere!  Long time no post!  Well, we have settled into our new-new office on Chicago Avenue and are pleased to announce that one of our cases... er a somewhat high profile case, has gotten some press - which we think is…
  • Jul 22

    Levin Law has a new West Town Chicago Location!

    Levin Law has a new West Town Chicago Location!
    News Bulletin!  Levin Law, Ltd. has moved to 2138 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago 60622!  We are accepting clients in the following areas: Real Estate / Transactions & Litigation / Evictions - Landlord/Tenant Construction Collections /…
  • Apr 29

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!
    Hello All in the Blogosphere!  Welcome to springtime in Chicago, where it's glorious, the flowers are blooming, and we are announcing that we have moved to 819 N. Damen Avenue.  We have triple the space, 100x more pizazz, and we are ready…
Rank this Week: 4066

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Blog

Covers recent case law, changes in the statutory law, advice and practical tips on construction law including filing materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, Miller Act issues, construction contracting, and public works.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Outline for Georgia Construction Contract

    Outline for Georgia Construction Contract
    The Cobb Law Group makes every effort to get its readers informed about changes in the law, but occasionally, we offer basic guides to improve the foundations of business.  Thus, beginning with this blog entry, we embark on a multi-blog…
  • Aug 20

    Cobb Teaches Law Class to MBA Student

    Cobb Teaches Law Class to MBA Student
    As our long-time readers know, Mark Cobb serves as adjunct faculty at Thomas University where he has taught Leadership, Management,Economics and most recently Construction Law to upper level students and MBA candidates. He enjoys teaching,…
  • Jul 20

    Georgia Construction Lawyers to Speak at Seminar

    Georgia Construction Lawyers to Speak at Seminar
    The Cobb Law Group is pleased to announce that construction attorneys Mark Cobb and Christopher Thurman will be presenting at an upcoming seminar on Georgia construction law. The course is organized by The Seminar Group and is called…
Rank this Week: 2442

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

Covers community associations, covenant enforcement, and governance. By Winzenburg Leff Purvis & Payne.

http://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    WLPP Welcomes Kim Porter, Wendy Weigler and Myra Lansky!

    WLPP Welcomes Kim Porter, Wendy Weigler and Myra Lansky!
    Winzenburg, Leff, Purvis & Payne is pleased to announce that our good friends and colleagues Kim Porter, Wendy Weigler and Myra Lansky have joined our firm. Kim, Wendy and Myra are accomplished attorneys specializing in the practice…
  • Aug 27

    Declaration Amendment Petitions - Shall Means Shall!

    Declaration Amendment Petitions - Shall Means Shall!
    Today, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued an opinion addressing the statutory declaration amendment process set forth in C.R.S. 38-33.3-217(7).  This process allows community associations that have sought to amend their declaration,…
  • Aug 20

    Fair Housing News - Again

    Fair Housing News - Again
    We've written many times before that community associations are bound by the provisions of the Fair Housing Act. There is a lot of information available about the Fair Housing Act, who it applies to, what it takes to comply, and what the…
Rank this Week: 2580

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 2

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data
    Most discovery requests will require production of electronic data. Even if you’re tech savvy, it’s better not to go it alone because the sanctions for missing something can be huge, as Delta Airlines and defense counsel in a…
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
Rank this Week: 2955

The Energy Law Blog

The Energy Law Blog

Covers oil and gas exploration, development, and marketing on the Gulf Coast. By Liskow and Lewis.

http://www.theenergylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4397

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2461

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2192

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Covers real estate development, environmental, finance and legal issues. By Ulmer Berne LLP.

http://www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com
  • Sep 1

    Leases R U

    Leases R U
    In anticipation of the October Grand Opening of Liberty Center, we recorded a video recognizing the creative genius and forward thinking of Yaromir Steiner and Steiner + Associates. It is posted at our website – Ulmer.com. They have…
  • Aug 24

    Interest Rate Hike?

    Interest Rate Hike?
    We have been hearing a lot for a long time that interest rates are going to be on the rise.  In fact, in early summer, we did see a jump in the prime rate.  However, the Federal Reserve has not moved yet to increase the rate that it…
  • Aug 18

    Great Idea

    Great Idea
    I just attended the ICSC Idea Exchange in Columbus, Ohio where several great ideas were exchanged. Robert Myers, Chief Operating Officer of Philips Edison & Company, said it was a seller’s market with cap rates of 4 to 5. I learned…
Rank this Week: 4022

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Why Miami’s global impact should grow — not wane — as foreign currencies decline

    Why Miami’s global impact should grow — not wane — as foreign currencies decline
    During the height of the Great Recession, naysayers predicted that it would take about 20 years to absorb the glut of new construction in South Florida. For at least that long, they predicted, South Florida would wallow in economic misery,…
  • Jul 28

    New Spanish Language Blog Captures Essence of “New Miami”

    New Spanish Language Blog Captures Essence of “New Miami”
    Bilzin Sumberg has launched Nuevo Miami, a Spanish language publication of the New Miami blog. Nuevo Miami focuses on sharing ground-level insights about the gateway city’s continually growing opportunities for foreign investors and…
  • Jul 20

    Hostel Takeover: Part One

    Hostel Takeover: Part One
    On our New Miami blog we often talk about Miami’s role as a trendsetting market for the hospitality industry. Over the last few years, Miami has been a popular launching point for luxury brands, such as The Thompson Miami Beach, Ian…
Rank this Week: 3660

California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

Covers condemnation, inverse condemnation, and regulatory takings in California. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.californiaeminentdomainreport.com
  • Sep 1

    What Happens When the United States Condemns a Street, Road or Public Highway?

    What Happens When the United States Condemns a Street, Road or Public Highway?
    Generally when the United States takes property pursuant to its eminent domain authority, “just compensation” is based on the market value of the property on the date of the taking.  However, when acquiring a street, road or…
  • Sep 1

    Eminent Domain for Public Improvements Supporting Private Development Project

    Eminent Domain for Public Improvements Supporting Private Development Project
    With the improving real estate economy, there have been an influx of new large development projects throughout California.  With these new proposed developments, it is common for local government agencies to require public improvements…
  • Aug 24

    A Legal Morass: Overlapping Takings Law With the Endangered Species Act

    A Legal Morass: Overlapping Takings Law With the Endangered Species Act
    Last week, Jeremy Jacobs posted an interesting article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Horne v. Dep’t of Agriculture, No. 14-275 (U.S. Jun. 22, 2015), and its potential application to…
Rank this Week: 3997

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Sep 1

    Condo Pet Eviction After Court Rejects Human Rights Claim

    Condo Pet Eviction After Court Rejects Human Rights Claim
    As we have reported in prior blog posts, many pet owners who have breached the pet restrictions in their condominium documents will go to great lengths to keep the pet
  • Aug 26

    Condo Unit Owner Awarded Damages for Oppression by Condo Corporation

    Condo Unit Owner Awarded Damages for Oppression by Condo Corporation
    In a recent decision by the Superior Court of Ontario, Wu v. PCC No. 245, the Court found that a condominium owner had been oppressed by the condominium corporation and
  • Aug 24

    Bill 106 Highlights- Mandatory Licensing of Condominium Manager

    Bill 106 Highlights- Mandatory Licensing of Condominium Manager
    In addition to amending the Condominium Act, Bill 106 also enacts the Condominium Management Services Act. This legislation will require mandatory licensing of all individual condominium managers, and condominium management
Rank this Week: 851

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1904

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1422

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

News, editorial comment and legal information for California community associations. By SwedelsonGottlieb.

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    New Florida Law Regarding Fining and Suspending Use Rights Tells Us That They Do It Differently

    New Florida Law Regarding Fining and Suspending Use Rights Tells Us That They Do It Differently
    By David Swedelson, Partner at SwedelsonGottlieb, Community Association Attorneys If you thought that the laws in other states regarding condos and HOAs were the same as ours, you were way wrong. And that is certainly the case when it comes…
  • Aug 31

    Support Tracy R. Neal for Re-election to the CAI-Channel Islands Board of Director

    Support Tracy R. Neal for Re-election to the CAI-Channel Islands Board of Director
    Are you a member of the Channel Islands Chapter of Community Associations Institute? We understand ballots for their annual board election will be arriving soon, so please support Tracy in her bid for re-election. Tracy R. Neal is the Vice…
  • Aug 27

    New FHA/VA Disclosures Required in California Condo Annual Budget Report

    New FHA/VA Disclosures Required in California Condo Annual Budget Report
    By Sandra L. Gottlieb, Esq., Senior Partner and Mark Petrie, Marketing Coordinator at SwedelsonGottlieb On August 12, 2015, Governor Brown signed AB 596, which adds the following two new required disclosures to the Annual Budget Report for…
Rank this Week: 1856

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    Increased Maintenance Requirements for HOA Pools in California

    Increased Maintenance Requirements for HOA Pools in California
    The requirements for operating and maintaining “public pools” have been subject to various regulatory changes in recent years. Those changes have impacted pools within private homeowners associations (HOAs), as the California…
  • Aug 31

    New Client: Rocking Horse Ridge Estates Homeowners’ Association

    New Client: Rocking Horse Ridge Estates Homeowners’ Association
    We are proud to announce that Rocking Horse Ridge Estates Homeowners’ Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Rocking Horse Ridge is a guard-gated community of custom…
  • Aug 24

    AB 596 Signed! New FHA and VA Disclosures Required Beginning July 1, 2016

    AB 596 Signed! New FHA and VA Disclosures Required Beginning July 1, 2016
    New Legislation* Civil Code Section 5300 requires a HOA to prepare and distribute to its members an annual budget report. The annual budget report serves as a consolidated disclosure statement which must include numerous items of information,…
Rank this Week: 3315

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

Covers eminent domain news in California. By the California Eminent Domain Law Group.

http://blog.eminentdomainlaw.net
Rank this Week: 4242

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    A&P Bankruptcy

    A&P Bankruptcy
    A&P, once a leader in the grocery store business, is declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in five years. They are currently facing 2.3 billion dollars of debt, and many of their stores are losing money. Although they…
  • Aug 14

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7
    While bankruptcy is one route many consumers take to get out of debt, the paperwork can be long and complicated. The cost of hiring a bankruptcy lawyer can be daunting, and it can be tempting to try and do it … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy
    Colt Defense, LLC, a maker of firearms for 179 years has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware. Officials say they plan to financially restructure as to allow for an “accelerated…
Rank this Week: 1659

Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Exploring state and federal regulation of land and development in California. By Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP.

http://landuse.coxcastle.com/
Rank this Week: 2326

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

http://www.valanduseconstructionlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1154

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    No Comma, No Judgment for Plaintiff

    No Comma, No Judgment for Plaintiff
    (Watch your Language with Statutes and Ordinances; Grammar Counts)As established in other “Watch Your Language” articles for this Blog, as a general rule, courts will uphold language in commercial agreements, unless it is contrary…
  • Aug 24

    CLE Update: Upcoming CLE Seminars in Ohio

    CLE Update: Upcoming CLE Seminars in Ohio
    As we head into the last few months of 2015, many of us in the State of Ohio have to complete by year end our continuing education requirements for our license. Below are some of the real estate related CLEs scheduled between now and year…
  • Aug 17

    CHECK MUNICIPAL LAW, BEFORE YOU PROCLAIM OHIO LAW PROVIDES NO DUTY TO REMOVE ICE AND SNOW

    CHECK MUNICIPAL LAW, BEFORE YOU PROCLAIM OHIO LAW PROVIDES NO DUTY TO REMOVE ICE AND SNOW
    It is not surprising that in Ohio, we have a lot of “ice and snow cases”, because… we get a lot of ice and snow. I know, the nerve of me to bring this up in August, but the recent Ohio Court of Claims case, Scolaro v Ohio…
Rank this Week: 361

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 31

    Rand Paul Attacks Trump Eminent Domain Use

    Rand Paul Attacks Trump Eminent Domain Use
    Kentucky Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul has added eminent domain as an area to attack Donald Trump. For example, Paul raised this issue at an appearance in Idaho and a call with Alaska reporters. Paul called Trump a “fake…
  • Aug 30

    Appraisal Institute Adopts Valuers Code of Professional Ethic

    Appraisal Institute Adopts Valuers Code of Professional Ethic
    The Appraisal Institute Board of Directors at its July 30-31 meeting in Dallas adopted the proposed Valuers Code of Professional Ethics as a model code and approved making the VCPE available for use by non-AI professionals as a companion…
  • Aug 29

    Trump Criticized Over Eminent Domain Use

    Trump Criticized Over Eminent Domain Use
    There have been a number of articles written recently regarding presidential candidate Donald Trump’s use of eminent domain to acquire properties.  For example, the Boston Globe published an article on 8/25 titled…
Rank this Week: 1806

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Aug 30

    Representations As Part Of Proper Due Diligence

    Representations As Part Of Proper Due Diligence
    PrintLast week, we Ruminated about what “AS-IS” might mean in an agreement and when it might be an appropriate “agreement.” You can see that posting by clicking HERE. Basically, we think that the contracting party in…
  • Aug 23

    What Me Worry? “AS-IS,” Whyfor?

    What Me Worry? “AS-IS,” Whyfor?
    PrintWhen you come across a contract provision that shouts out “AS-IS,” do you have a complete understanding about what is involved or just a general one? For the most part, when you take something “AS-IS,” you are…
  • Aug 16

    A Management Fee Puzzle For Tenant

    A Management Fee Puzzle For Tenant
    PrintIt appears to be generally accepted, though we don’t know why, that management fees are validly included within common area costs (a.k.a. “operating expenses”). We take comfort in something that John Stuart Mill wrote…
Rank this Week: 3139

Hawaii Land Use Law & Policy

Hawaii Land Use Law & Policy

Commentary and insight on the complex, multifaceted area of land use in Hawaii. By Jesse Souki.

http://hilanduse.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Ensuring Small Businesses Thrive During Rail Construction

    Ensuring Small Businesses Thrive During Rail Construction
    A report by PolicyLink (a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity), outlines successful strategies that have been used to help businesses survive and thrive in Seattle, Washington, and St. Paul,…
  • Aug 11

    Land Use and Planning Law Can be Beautiful--Literally

    Land Use and Planning Law Can be Beautiful--Literally
    Here is a word cloud of Waikiki Special District regulations under Revised Ordinances of Honolulu sections 21-9.80 through 21-9.80-9.A word cloud is an image composed of words used in a particular text, in which the size of each word…
  • Jul 10

    9th Circuit Court: Conservation Efforts Outweigh Economic Impact

    9th Circuit Court: Conservation Efforts Outweigh Economic Impact
    The appeal in Building Industry Association v. U.S. Department of Commerce arose under the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) and the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”).  It required the 9th Circuit Court…
Rank this Week: 4561

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2327

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1369

Breaking Ground: What's New in…

Breaking Ground: What's New in Real Estate Law

Updates in real estate law including leasing, financing, corporate real estate, environmental law. By Sherin and Lodgen.

http://blog.sherin.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Sharing Can Be Hard: The Risks of Distributed Work Space

    Sharing Can Be Hard: The Risks of Distributed Work Space
    Written by: John J. Slater III When mother encouraged you to be nice and share with others she likely did not have office space in mind.  Otherwise, mother would have warned you that office space may only be shared with others if the…
  • Apr 6

    Show Me the Money! Negotiating Tenant Allowance

    Show Me the Money! Negotiating Tenant Allowance
    Written by: Jane Errico Tenant Allowances are cash contributions made by a landlord to a tenant to prepare the premises for business. Landlords offer these funds to draw tenants to their developments and subsequently recoup their investment…
  • Mar 30

    Rooftop Leasing – Landlords, Look Before You Leap!

    Rooftop Leasing – Landlords, Look Before You Leap!
    Written by: Paula G. Curry and Ronald W. Ruth This month’s edition of Shopping Centers Today, the magazine of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Inc., features an article with the teaser “Higher Income…
Rank this Week: 3586