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Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove

Covers conveyancing and residential property law in the United Kingdom.

http://www.fridaysmove.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4482

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/
  • Oct 19

    2018 ALI-CLE Eminent Domain Conference - Agenda And Faculty Now Posted

    2018 ALI-CLE Eminent Domain Conference - Agenda And Faculty Now Posted
    The complete agenda and faculty list has now been posted on the ALI-CLE website, and early registration is open! Go now and reserve your spot. We paid a visit to Charleston recently, the venue for our January 2018 conference, to scout it out.…
  • Oct 19

    U. Hawaii Law Review Issue On Sharing Economy Issues (Including Takings!) Published

    U. Hawaii Law Review Issue On Sharing Economy Issues (Including Takings!) Published
    Check your mailboxes, the latest edition of the University of Hawaii Law Review is there or is coming. Got ours yesterday. This is the issue with the articles from the symposium (including ours on the ridesharing takings cases) on legal…
  • Oct 18

    Hawaii Appellate Traps (And How To Avoid Them) - Materials And Links From Today's Session

    Hawaii Appellate Traps (And How To Avoid Them) - Materials And Links From Today's Session
    Chris Leong and the CJ's Earlier today, I spoke to the Hawaii State Bar Association in a session sponsored and produced by the HSBA's Appellate Section (the best section in the HSBA, by the way), titled "The Top Ten Appellate Traps (And How…
Rank this Week: 320

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers issues around condominium ownership, homeowners associations, and construction defects. By Barker Martin.

http://www.barkermartin.com/blog/condo-hoa-blog
  • Oct 19

    What is the Guarantee in a Guaranteed Maximum Contract?

    What is the Guarantee in a Guaranteed Maximum Contract?
    Associations facing repair projects are often given the option of entering into a guaranteed maximum contract or G-Max contract with their contractor. These contracts are common for repair projects, whether the repairs are required because…
  • Oct 13

    Common Pitfalls in Dealing with Major Repair

    Common Pitfalls in Dealing with Major Repair
    Recent experience as litigation and general counsel for numerous associations who are currently tackling significant repairs suggests a couple of common pitfalls.
  • Oct 6

    Loss Assessment Insurance

    Loss Assessment Insurance
    You live in a condominium association and happily (ok, probably not "happily") pay your dues each month. Your board has diligent members and your association is well insured. What could go wrong? Well, lots can go wrong, unfortunately. Life…
Rank this Week: 1256

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers foreclosures, co-ops, condos and mortgage modification. By the Law Offices of Weiss & Weiss.

http://www.newyorkrealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Religious Corporation Law – Who Reigns?

    Religious Corporation Law – Who Reigns?
    A recently reported case in New York State Supreme Court (Nassau County) addresses issues covered in prior blog posts as they relate to the New York Religious Corporation Law.  Kelley v. Garuda (Index No. 7016/2004) is a case…
  • Oct 13

    Property Surveys- Why New Yorkers Need Them

    Property Surveys- Why New Yorkers Need Them
    Our clients often inquire as to the relevance of surveys in their real estate transactions.  This post will discuss what a survey accomplishes and why our attorneys recommend that their purchasing clients obtain one, even if…
  • Oct 6

    Tiny Homes = Big Problems?

    Tiny Homes = Big Problems?
    “Tiny homes” have become popular among those who want their possessions pared down to the necessities so that they can save what may be a large mortgage payment on a large home and enjoy experiences such as adventurous travel in…
Rank this Week: 1922

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/
  • Oct 19

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?
    Lucas, does your bank help or hurt your future? If you feel stuck putting your money in big banks or Wall Street investment funds, you should know about an alternative option which supports the future we all want to bring…
  • Oct 19

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT
    Lucas, For progressives, every day seems to bring a new battle in Washington... A Republican Congress so firmly in the pocket of the NRA that even the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history won’t move it to discuss…
  • Oct 18

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?
    We’re having a party, you’re in for a scare It’s a Halloween bash, so dress up if you dare Please Join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. for His 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Bash Monday, October 30th 7-9 pm Pier…
Rank this Week: 8

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Covers bankruptcy, business law, family law, elder law, criminal law and estate planning. By Kevin O'Flaherty.

https://www.oflaherty-law.com/our-law-blog
  • Oct 19

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Repayment Plans Explained

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Repayment Plans Explained
    In Chapter 13 bankruptcies, debtors pay some or all of their debts over the course of either three or five years according to a repayment plan.  In this article we will explain how Chapter 13 bankruptcy repayment plans work, define the…
  • Oct 12

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process Explained

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process Explained
    In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor pays off some or all of his or her debt through a payment plan over the course of either 3 or 5 years.  This is different from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, in which the debtor’s assets are…
  • Oct 5

    When to File a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy | Chapter 13 Bankruptcy vs. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    When to File a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy | Chapter 13 Bankruptcy vs. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    In this article, we explain when it makes sense to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy rather than a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  We will answer the following questions:  (1) “what is the difference between a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and a…
Rank this Week: 2627

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://lawfirmcarolinas.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Taliercio Elected National Officer for Parliamentary Lawyer

    Taliercio Elected National Officer for Parliamentary Lawyer
    Black, Slaughter & Black attorney Michael Taliercio has been elected 2018 national Treasurer of the American College of Parliamentary Lawyers (ACPL). Taliercio is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian with the National Association of…
  • Oct 19

    In the Robert’s Rule of Order, can a chair overrule a motion to call the previous question?

    In the Robert’s Rule of Order, can a chair overrule a motion to call the previous question?
    This question was asked elsewhere online, and my answer may be of interest to others– Unfortunately, without more facts the answer is likely “it depends.” If your adopted parliamentary authority is Robert’s Rules of…
  • Sep 8

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?
    Lawyers get asked about reported cases all the time, but usually what happens in a specific lawsuit isn’t that relevant to parties not involved in the case. That’s because circumstances are different, facts vary, associations are…
Rank this Week: 2832

CityLand

CityLand

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

http://www.citylandnyc.org/
  • Oct 19

    Planning Commission Approves More Retail in Broadway Corridor

    Planning Commission Approves More Retail in Broadway Corridor
    City Planning approved a special permit for a retail establishment in the lower floors of a five-story building in the SoHo neighborhood. On October 4, 2017, the City Planning Commission issued a favorable report on an application for a…
  • Oct 18

    City Planning Approves Eight-Story Building in Bedford-Stuyvesant

    City Planning Approves Eight-Story Building in Bedford-Stuyvesant
    The City Planning Commission approved a new eight-story mixed-use building with 75 units in Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. On October 4, 2017, the New York City Planning Commission issued a favorable report on an application for a zoning…
  • Oct 18

    EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: New York City’s Right to Counsel for Eviction Case

    EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: New York City’s Right to Counsel for Eviction Case
      The Impact Center for Public Interest Law and The Center for New York City Law at New York Law School present IMPACT THURSDAY: New York City’s Right to Counsel for Eviction Cases: Implementation and Implications Under newly…
Rank this Week: 1385

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    The emerging trend of Meter Tampering

    The emerging trend of Meter Tampering
    One thing that I am coming across increasingly over the last 5 or 6 years working in Rogue-Land, is landlords renting out properties where the rent is inclusive of bills. A curious arrangement for anything other than an HMO and in the past,…
  • Oct 18

    Fighting the Housing Crisis: Introduction

    Fighting the Housing Crisis: Introduction
    I was very inspired recently listening to a Guardian Podcast when Dexter Dias QC told us that we only get the Justice that we fight for. “If you want it” he said “you have to fight for it. And now is the time you have to…
  • Oct 17

    Poor letting agent practices which justify dismissal by their landlord

    Poor letting agent practices which justify dismissal by their landlord
    Letting agents get a lot of bad press which is terribly unfair to the good agents (of which there are many). However, it is a fact that there are also a great number of bad letting agents who take advantage of landlords unfamiliar with their…
Rank this Week: 921

Titles and Deeds

Titles and Deeds

Covers real estate and property law. By Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

https://www.titlesanddeeds.com/
  • Oct 18

    How Dodd-Frank Has Affected Hard-Money Lending for California Real Estate Investor

    How Dodd-Frank Has Affected Hard-Money Lending for California Real Estate Investor
    Author: Staff Congress enacted the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as “Dodd-Frank,” in 2010 in response to the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008. Among the purposes described in…
  • Oct 5

    Hard Money Lending for California Real Estate Investment

    Hard Money Lending for California Real Estate Investment
    Author: Staff Real estate investing can be a lucrative source of income, but as the saying goes, one must spend money to make money. Obtaining a loan through a bank has many advantages, but the process can be slow, and a bank’s…
  • Sep 28

    The Role of Certified Access Specialists in California Commercial Lease

    The Role of Certified Access Specialists in California Commercial Lease
    Author: Staff State law in California requires property owners to make certain disclosures as part of any lease agreement for that property. When a lease involves commercial property, lessors must disclose certain matters related to…
Rank this Week: 1777

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
  • Oct 18

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse
         In recent days, an online campaign designed to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment has spread across social media.  Frustrated by the number of women stepping forward with allegations of sexual…
  • Oct 17

    The Problem With Emoji

    The Problem With Emoji
    We may not all know the term emoji, but we have all seen them or used them. Emojis are small digital images or icons used to express an idea or emotion onine. The term is only a couple of decades old and derives from the Japanese words e, a…
  • Oct 5

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!
    A recent survey shows that the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan – in the form of either a will or a living trust – in place. Among Americans 72 years old and above, 81 percent do have an estate plan, but 78 percent…
Rank this Week: 2009

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
  • Oct 18

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project
    You’ve got a client who didn’t get paid for work done on a construction project. You could file a breach of contract action, but there may be other ways to get your client paid, especially if the contracting party who didn’t…
  • Oct 16

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion
    Just because you successfully handled the merits of a case doesn’t mean that you should take on a large or complex fee motion that arises from it. It may be time to bring in someone with fee motion expertise. Here are four reasons to…
  • Oct 13

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?
    Here’s a common evidence question: Are opinions admissible when they’re in business records? The answer is generally “yes,” as long as the statement of opinion is in a writing that qualifies otherwise for the…
Rank this Week: 256

the wasserblawg

the wasserblawg

Provides Chicago residential real estate information for buyers and sellers. By Michael H. Wasserman.

http://wasserblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    Protect your property from mortgage fraud (FREE!)

    Protect your property from mortgage fraud (FREE!)
    By Michael H. Wasserman When it comes to identity theft, credit card spending is only the tip of the iceberg. Not only are thieves using stolen information to go shopping on your Visa card, they are scamming medical insurance,…
  • Oct 4

    What to do When Drones Fly Near Your Home

    What to do When Drones Fly Near Your Home
    Imagine a quiet evening on the deck of your new home when—out of nowhere—a noisy drone begins hovering around your property, almost certainly snapping photos or video. It’s like Space Invaders meets Gladys Kravitz. So what…
  • Sep 26

    Cleaner. Leaner. Still generally civil. Check out our new website!

    Cleaner. Leaner. Still generally civil. Check out our new website!
    We’ve updated mhwasserman.com to be user- and mobile-friendlier.From streamlining the look and including reviews to adding photos of our team, we’ve made it easier to help sellers, buyers and brokers understand how we get them to…
Rank this Week: 1413

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
Rank this Week: 4250

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/
Rank this Week: 114

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Oct 18

    Are Your Neighbor’s Trees Growing On Your Property?

    Are Your Neighbor’s Trees Growing On Your Property?
      Your neighbors are proud of their beautiful, large fruit trees, which are now growing substantially over your property. The trees have grown so large that a number of branches extend over your house, tool shed, and other improvements,…
  • Oct 4

    Meet the Appraiser: Matt Simmon

    Meet the Appraiser: Matt Simmon
    If you’re a regular reader of this blog (and I hope you are, or will become one!), you will know that many of my posts, over the years, have to do with property rights. An important component of property rights is valuation of the…
  • Aug 16

    Homestead, Save Our Homes, and Corrections to Assessed Value: Are You Ready for Your 2017 Property Taxes?

    Homestead, Save Our Homes, and Corrections to Assessed Value: Are You Ready for Your 2017 Property Taxes?
    As of January 1st of 2017, it has been reported that the total value of real property in Lee County increased for the fifth consecutive year to $105.6 billion (nearly 9% higher than 2016 values). With this year’s Truth in Millage…
Rank this Week: 1774

Tristan's Landlord-Tenant Law Blog

Tristan's Landlord-Tenant Law Blog

Discusses various aspects of landlord-tenant law and comments on various court decisions within the areas of real estate and property law. By Tristan Pettit.

http://petriepettit.com/blog/landlord-tenant
Rank this Week: 2008

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Happily Ever After, After

    Happily Ever After, After
    Before we founded Freed Marcroft, I used to travel for a living. Right now I am alone on a plane for the first time in a long time.  Both avid travelers, Kristen and I journey together frequently for business and pleasure.  But this…
  • Jul 10

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer
    For your kids, summertime means no school and plenty of time for fun activities. Between trips to the local pool, summer camp, and vacation time with their parents, they’re always in for a good time. When it comes to divorced…
  • Jul 5

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?
    Whether you’re deciding on child custody in court or working out an agreement with the other parent, the courts will always have the final word on your child custody arrangements. When the court rules on a child custody order, you and…
Rank this Week: 2873

Maryland Business Law and…

Maryland Business Law and Corporate Litigation Blog

By The Law Office of William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
  • Oct 17

    Jennifer S. Lubinski Wins Trial Verdict in Maryland Hazardous Materials Case

    Jennifer S. Lubinski Wins Trial Verdict in Maryland Hazardous Materials Case
    Attorney Jennifer S. Lubinski recently won a verdict of $124,000 at trial on behalf of a client. The property value of the client’s home was significantly impaired by hazardous materials installed at the property by plumbing…
  • Sep 28

    Lubinski Successfully Prosecutes Before MD Board of Contract Appeal

    Lubinski Successfully Prosecutes Before MD Board of Contract Appeal
    Jennifer S. Lubinski recently successfully prosecuted an appeal before the Maryland Board of Contract Appeals. The litigation concerned the constitutional and contractual  authority of the state to unilaterally claim that a debt is owed…
  • Sep 11

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland

    The Elements of a Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim in Maryland
    While under Maryland law there generally is not an independent claim for breach of a fiduciary duty, a breach of such duties can certainly be used by an individual in conjunction with other claims to obtain a recovery. Maryland courts... The…
Rank this Week: 2458

Colorado Homeowners Association…

Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog

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

http://www.cohoalaw.com/
  • Oct 17

    WLPP Continuing Education - Warehouse Lecture Serie

    WLPP Continuing Education - Warehouse Lecture Serie
    Winzenburg, Leff, Purvis and Payne, LLP is pleased to announce our Warehouse Lecture Series for the 2017/2018 year. The Series is comprised of quarterly, half-day sessions providing Community Association Manager Continuing Education credits…
  • Apr 12

    WLPP CAM Continuing Education Classe

    WLPP CAM Continuing Education Classe
    Mark your calendars!  Winzenburg, Leff, Purvis & Payne, LLP is pleased to announce the Warehouse Lecture Series.  On May 4, 2017, May 11, 2017, and June 16, 2017, WLPP will hold classes designed to help managers obtain credits…
  • Mar 10

    CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS AND INSURANCE: PROACTIVE STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR COMMUNITY

    CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS AND INSURANCE: PROACTIVE STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR COMMUNITY
    All the media and legislative talk of construction defect litigation and its impact on condominium construction in Colorado may seem like discussion that does not impact existing communities. But the changes to state and local laws concerning…
Rank this Week: 2018

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: 3069

Real Property & Title Insurance…

Real Property & Title Insurance Update

Provides a weekly summary of select real property and title insurance cases and recent developments. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/real-property-case-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 951

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/
  • Oct 16

    AB 634 Signed! Reduced HOA Control of Solar Energy System Installation

    AB 634 Signed! Reduced HOA Control of Solar Energy System Installation
    The Governor has signed AB 634 into law changing HOA control over solar energy system (“Solar”) installations. HOAs may no longer adopt policies and guidelines that prohibit Solar installations on common area roofs protecting HOA…
  • Oct 10

    Updating Your Association’s CC&R

    Updating Your Association’s CC&R
    *Asked & Answered Asked – Our documents were created in 1981 and have not been updated since that time.  I imagine that we are out of legal compliance with some of the items listed within both documents.  The HOA…
  • Oct 3

    New Client: Brea-Olinda Master Community Association

    New Client: Brea-Olinda Master Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Brea-Olinda Master Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Brea-Olinda is a master planned community located in Brea.  Residents enjoy beautiful…
Rank this Week: 1282

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Oct 16

    Guidance on reducing homelessne

    Guidance on reducing homelessne
    The DCLG has published the draft statutory code of guidance to accompany the Homelessness Reduction Act (in force from April 2018). The draft code is now subject to 8 weeks consultation. The DCLG has also announced the fairly small additional…
  • Oct 8

    Job Ads – London

    Job Ads – London
    Shepherds Bush Housing Association A community focused housing association, SBHA strives to be recognised as the best in London for our homes and services. We’ve embarked on an exciting journey of transformational change and as part of…
  • Oct 3

    Vulnerability, medical evidence & Now Medical

    Vulnerability, medical evidence & Now Medical
    Thomas v Lambeth LBC, County Court at Central London, 16 March 2017 This is a s.204 appeal in the County Court of a vulnerability decision by Lambeth. A copy of the transcript of judgment is here. Of particular interest is that the judgment…
Rank this Week: 412

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 770

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Article by Susan Odess in Today’s Miami Herald: “Clients Must Use Insurer’s Contractor or Face $10k Cap”

    Article by Susan Odess in Today’s Miami Herald: “Clients Must Use Insurer’s Contractor or Face $10k Cap”
    The firm’s Susan C. Odess authored an article that appeared as a “My View” guest column in the Business Monday weekly supplement of today’s Miami Herald.  The article, which is titled “Clients Must Use…
  • Oct 3

    New Board Member Term Limits Law has Significant Impact for Florida Condo Association

    New Board Member Term Limits Law has Significant Impact for Florida Condo Association
    Among the major changes to Florida’s condominium laws in 2017 is a new provision mandating term limits for board members.  The new legislation marks a significant departure from the past policies for most associations pertaining to…
  • Sep 20

    When Residents Break Rule

    When Residents Break Rule
    All too often, we are asked by boards of directors and property managers what steps can be taken to prevent residents from continuing to break rules in their communities. Seldom, however, do we hear community associations that are active and…
Rank this Week: 604

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: 3070

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: 4093

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors. By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A..

http://floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Oct 16

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?
    That’s what the broker said to me a few weeks ago as I was negotiating the final points with the other attorney on a purchase money note for a small business deal. The broker wasn’t involved in the conversation.  It was a…
  • Oct 9

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal
    I have written previously about title commitments and policies and surveys and the importance of the review process. Perhaps I haven’t discussed the importance of knowing who you are working with and what their abilities are. …
  • Oct 1

    I Have Hurricane Damage – Now what do I do?

    I Have Hurricane Damage – Now what do I do?
    This year, hurricanes, with record rain, storm surges and winds, have resulted in severe damage to both commercial and residential buildings, mold contamination, and significant interruption to businesses in the impacted areas. Several…
Rank this Week: 2516

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors.

http://www.floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Oct 16

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?
    That’s what the broker said to me a few weeks ago as I was negotiating the final points with the other attorney on a purchase money note for a small business deal. The broker wasn’t involved in the conversation.  It was a…
  • Oct 9

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal
    I have written previously about title commitments and policies and surveys and the importance of the review process. Perhaps I haven’t discussed the importance of knowing who you are working with and what their abilities are. …
  • Oct 1

    I Have Hurricane Damage – Now what do I do?

    I Have Hurricane Damage – Now what do I do?
    This year, hurricanes, with record rain, storm surges and winds, have resulted in severe damage to both commercial and residential buildings, mold contamination, and significant interruption to businesses in the impacted areas. Several…
Rank this Week: 1704

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Oct 16

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor
    Introducing Asgher Hussain an Immigration Solicitor from our Birmingham office.
  • Oct 13

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10
    Welcome to this week’s essential Employment Law & HR briefing. In our discussion today, we’ll focus on the dangers of social media in the workplace, a foster carer bringing an employment tribunal claim over workers’…
  • Oct 12

    Social Media in the Workplace

    Social Media in the Workplace
    The opportunities and risks that Social Media poses for businesses has never been greater. we discuss the importance of Social Media Policy in the workplace
Rank this Week: 2744

About Conveyancing

About Conveyancing

Covers conveyancing in England and Wales. By Simon Seaton.

http://blog.aboutconveyancing.com/
  • Oct 15

    'All Monies Charges': A Threat to Law Firm

    'All Monies Charges': A Threat to Law Firm
    The recent news that the majority of the top ten lenders have declared they will use ‘all monies charges’ to repossess homes if borrowers struggle with non-mortgage debts should be cause for concern to conveyancing practitioners.…
  • Sep 30

    Lenders Who Made Changes to Their Handbook in September 2017

    Lenders Who Made Changes to Their Handbook in September 2017
    A number of lenders made changes to their Handbook last month. Perhaps not surprisingly some focused on changes to leasehold requirements.Examples of lenders who made changes (England and Wales region) include:Yorkshire Building…
  • Aug 17

    Leasehold is Changing - Is this Reflected in your Report on Title?

    Leasehold is Changing - Is this Reflected in your Report on Title?
    Leasehold reform is on the way. Many lenders have already been proactive in making changes for some months now to their P2 Handbook requirements.Is it now time to be making changes to your Report on Title in light of new lender instructions…
Rank this Week: 540

The Class-Action & Compliance…

The Class-Action & Compliance Sentinel

Covers class-action litigation and compliance matters for real estate professionals. By Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP.

http://www.realestateclassactions.com/
  • Oct 15

    Federal Appeals Court Opens Door to HOLA Class Action

    Federal Appeals Court Opens Door to HOLA Class Action
    Clever class-action lawyers are always looking for new, cutting-edge ways to sue corporate defendants. Until now, those attorneys have had little success with claims involving the Home Owners’ Loan Act. A new ruling from a federal…
  • Oct 8

    Are Zestimates Illegal?

    Are Zestimates Illegal?
    Most prospective home buyers begin their search on the internet, probably landing on Zillow.com at some point. That website gives possible values—called “Zestimates”—for nearly all houses in the country. Problems can…
  • Oct 1

    CFPB Continues Its War Against RESPA Safe-Harbor

    CFPB Continues Its War Against RESPA Safe-Harbor
    Many real estate businesses accused of violating the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act have invoked the statute’s exemption for “services actually performed.” But the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has long…
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Ruminations

Ruminations

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

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Oct 15

    More Boring Insurance Stuff

    More Boring Insurance Stuff
    PrintYes, today’s posting will be boring and perhaps a little dry. And, to add insult to injury, nothing in it will be earth-shattering. But, knowledge is power. And, even if you don’t want to be powerful, you certainly…
  • Oct 8

    Can You Tell The Difference Between The Bagel And the Hole?

    Can You Tell The Difference Between The Bagel And the Hole?
    PrintYes, this will be a complaint; one we think is shared by many readers. Have you ever worked on a deal with someone who, as we say in New York, confuses the hole for the bagel itself? [Years and years ago, we might have said,…
  • Oct 1

    To A Hammer Everything Looks Like A Nail

    To A Hammer Everything Looks Like A Nail
    PrintKnowing what you don’t know is a good thing. A practical application of that statement comes when you are trying to figure out how a particular jurisdiction will treat a particular agreement such as a lease. There are some legal…
Rank this Week: 1708

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/
  • Oct 13

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire
    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfires Our hearts go out to all of those who have been affected by the recent wildfires that have devastated our state. We are grateful to all the firefighters, responders and individuals helping…
  • Oct 11

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW
    Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2017 3rd Quarter cumulative CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog. The case names of the newest decisions start with Section 3 and are…
  • Oct 4

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I
    San Bruno Committee for Economic Justice v. City of San Bruno 2017 Cal.App. LEXIS 807 California land use nerds know well the origin of the right of initiative and referendum. A function of the national reform movement at the beginning of the…
Rank this Week: 2054

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 13

    HUD Resolves Fair Housing Case Against the State of Maryland for $225,000

    HUD Resolves Fair Housing Case Against the State of Maryland for $225,000
    Pursuant to an agreement announced last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it resolved a discrimination complaint filed by local housing advocacy groups against Maryland’s Department of…
  • Oct 6

    Appellate Court Describes Elements of FHA Retaliation Claim

    Appellate Court Describes Elements of FHA Retaliation Claim
      In a case involving the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a new opinion which details the elements of a retaliation cause of action under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The…
  • Sep 26

    Bill To Amend the Fair Housing Act Introduced in Congre

    Bill To Amend the Fair Housing Act Introduced in Congre
      In an effort to strengthen protections in the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) against sexual harassment, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan introduced a bill earlier this month to further define sexual…
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Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 214

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/
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California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

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

http://www.californiaeminentdomainreport.com
  • Oct 12

    When Condemnation Actions Go Wrong

    When Condemnation Actions Go Wrong
    In the vast majority of cases, when a public agency exercises eminent domain, the only issue in dispute is the amount of just compensation the agency must pay for the property being acquired.  Even in situations where a property owner…
  • Sep 29

    Court Clarifies Rules for Takings, Precondemnation Damages Claim

    Court Clarifies Rules for Takings, Precondemnation Damages Claim
    Two of the more complicated issues eminent domain attorneys face are analyzing whether government conduct rises to the level of a taking, and whether the government engaged in precondemnation conduct that gives rise to damages apart from…
  • Sep 28

    Transmission Line Proximity Damages — Real or Just Perceived?

    Transmission Line Proximity Damages — Real or Just Perceived?
    Having recently worked on a number of pipeline and transmission line projects, I find the issue of proximity damages to be fascinating.  Does being adjacent to gas pipelines or electrical transmission lines diminish the value of an…
Rank this Week: 3861

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: 4181

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Oct 12

    PropertyProfs Singer, Atuahene, & Epstein Head to Texas A&M for Workshop

    PropertyProfs Singer, Atuahene, & Epstein Head to Texas A&M for Workshop
    If anyone is in the Dallas/Forth Worth area, Texas A&M has a fantastic line-up of property professors coming to town this academic year. Check them out below!: If you have a property professor coming to speak at your school, contact...
  • Oct 5

    DEAN SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    DEAN SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
    From our good friend and fellow property law prof Tim Mulvaney (Texas A&M), see the following: Dean, Texas A&M University School of Law Fort Worth, Texas October 3, 2017 Texas A&M University invites nominations and applications…
  • Sep 24

    Conference on Regulatory Issues in Property Law at Cambridge

    Conference on Regulatory Issues in Property Law at Cambridge
    On May 25-26, 2018, the Cambridge University Centre for Property Law will be hosting a conference on regulatory issues in property law. The conference will bring together property law scholars and practitioners from around the world to…
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Property Blawg

Property Blawg

Covers property and real estate law in the UK.

http://www.propertyblawg.com/
  • Oct 11

    Tax changes are imminent for the property market in Wale

    Tax changes are imminent for the property market in Wale
    In April 2018, home buyers in Wales will be subject to a new property tax system, deemed financially beneficial for up to 90% of home purchasers. The new tax regime will see the introduction of Land Transaction Tax (LTT), which will replace…
  • Sep 2

    New buy-to-let mortgage lending rules hitting landlords this month

    New buy-to-let mortgage lending rules hitting landlords this month
    Portico’s Regional Director, Mark Lawrinson, comments on the upcoming buy-to-let mortgage changes:  “Under the new rules, if you want to make an application for a buy-to-let-mortgage on a new rental property, the lender…
  • Jul 14

    First home owners: things to remember when buying your first home

    First home owners: things to remember when buying your first home
    The following is a guide from a contributor outlining some things to remember when buying your first home:- Owning a home is embedded in the British psyche as one of our main ambitions. Not for us the bias towards renting held by some of our…
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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/
  • Oct 11

    Third Annual P3 Hub South

    Third Annual P3 Hub South
    The third annual P3 Hub South conference, hosted by the P3 Bulletin and in partnership with Bilzin Sumberg, is returning to Miami October 16th – 17th. This year’s conference hosts both local and national…
  • Oct 5

    Proposed Changes to Procurement Regulations May Facilitate P3

    Proposed Changes to Procurement Regulations May Facilitate P3
    Miami-Dade County, the largest jurisdiction in South Florida, is currently evaluating public-private partnerships (P3s) for several major infrastructure projects.  These include multi-billion-dollar upgrades to the County’s water…
  • Sep 18

    FDEP Issues Order to Restore Structural Damage Post Hurricane

    FDEP Issues Order to Restore Structural Damage Post Hurricane
    Property Owners and Public and Private Entities: On September 5, 2017, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (“FDEP”) issued Emergency Final Order OGC. No. 17-0989 (the “Order”) in response to the…
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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/
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
Rank this Week: 3144

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/
  • Oct 10

    California Limited Liability Company (LLC) Can E-File Statement Of Information (SOI)

    California Limited Liability Company (LLC) Can E-File Statement Of Information (SOI)
    Filing the initial and the biennial (every two years) Statement of Information recently became much easier for California limited liability companies (LLCs).  California LLCs can now file their Statements of Information online. …
  • Aug 1

    Whose Money Is It Anyway? Q & A On Handling Earnest Money Dispute

    Whose Money Is It Anyway? Q & A On Handling Earnest Money Dispute
    Q: The Seller terminated the contract and delivered a Cancellation of Contract, Release of Deposit and Joint Escrow Instructions (“CC”) to the Buyer, providing that the earnest money deposit (EMD) be released to the Seller. …
  • Aug 1

    Whose Money Is It Anyway? Q & A On Handling Earnest Money Dispute

    Whose Money Is It Anyway? Q & A On Handling Earnest Money Dispute
    Q: The Seller terminated the contract and delivered a Cancellation of Contract, Release of Deposit and Joint Escrow Instructions (“CC”) to the Buyer, providing that the earnest money deposit (EMD) be released to the Seller. …
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