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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: 28

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jan 29

    When the government does it: Part 4 After the hearing

    When the government does it: Part 4 After the hearing
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.]   Okay, okay, I’ll apologize to all my readers!   Update from an extremely dilatory blogger: I frequently miss my deadlines – like the…
  • Jan 10

    When the government does it: Part 3, Similar mega-development

    When the government does it: Part 3, Similar mega-development
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   As we saw in Part 1, using as our source a short factual article University of Washington Daily (November 22, 2017) by student reporter Max Wasserman, the…
  • Jan 8

    When the government does it: Part 2, The city’s largest employer

    When the government does it: Part 2, The city’s largest employer
    By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   As we saw in the previous Part 1, using as our source a short factual article University of Washington Daily (November 22, 2017) by student reporter Max Wasserman,…
Rank this Week: 43

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 20

    Heavy handed, inaccurate threats of legal action – Metropolitan HT harass their tenant

    Heavy handed, inaccurate threats of legal action – Metropolitan HT harass their tenant
    Worthington & Anor v Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd (2018) EWCA Civ 1125 The Court of Appeal on an instance of tenancy management going bad, very bad indeed. And the landlord losing a claim against them for damages for harassment under…
  • May 20

    Job Ads – Flyde/Blackpool, Wandsworth

    Job Ads – Flyde/Blackpool, Wandsworth
    Fylde Coast Advice & Legal Centre Blackpool Lancashire Solicitor full time or two part time posts. £26,000   (Open to job share) We require a supervising solicitor for the Centre. The successful candidate(s) will…
  • May 18

    Court of Appeal on illegal eviction – quantum and heads of claim.

    Court of Appeal on illegal eviction – quantum and heads of claim.
    Smith v Khan (2018) EWCA Civ 1137 Well! It is not often that an illegal eviction case gets to the Court of Appeal, let alone on the tenant’s appeal. But that is what we have here. There are some useful bits along the way, the correction…
Rank this Week: 102

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 19

    Walsh and O'Mahony on Property Law Ideologies in England and Ireland

    Walsh and O'Mahony on Property Law Ideologies in England and Ireland
    Rachael Walsh (Trinity College) and Lorna Fox O'Mahony (Essex) have posted Land Law, Property Ideologies and the British-Irish Relationship (Common Law World Review) online. Here's the abstract: This article examines the role of property…
  • May 18

    NEW BOOK: Insecurity and the Home

    NEW BOOK: Insecurity and the Home
    For your summer reading, check out this edited book by Helen Carr (Kent), Brendan Edgeworth (New South Wales), and Carolina Hunter (York) titled Law and the Precarious Home: Socio Legal Perspectives on the Home in Insecure Times (Hart…
  • May 14

    CFP: Law and Communities Conference @Bar Ilan University Law

    CFP: Law and Communities Conference @Bar Ilan University Law
    We are delighted to announce that, on Sunday 3 and Monday 4 June 2018, the Bar Ilan University law school and the Center for Jewish and Democratic law will be hosting an international conference titled “Communities & the Law”. The...
Rank this Week: 114

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: 122

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/
  • Apr 19

    Expediting Bid Protest

    Expediting Bid Protest
    Last week, the Rand Corporation, which just completed an analysis of the federal bid-protest system, announced that one thing the federal government has been doing particularly well is resolving bid protests quickly–the majority within…
  • Apr 11

    New Ordinance Proposed to Facilitate Mass Transit in South Florida

    New Ordinance Proposed to Facilitate Mass Transit in South Florida
    Regional mass-transit systems are often plagued by the permitting challenges associated with construction in multiple cities, each with its own priorities, regulations, and permitting processes.  For example, the cost of the first leg of…
  • Mar 28

    Real Estate Tax Help for Vertical Subdivision

    Real Estate Tax Help for Vertical Subdivision
    For many years we have sought to address the problems faced by mixed-use developments where different uses in a single structure are carved up into separate fee simple parcels. The main problem has been the inability to obtain separate tax…
Rank this Week: 266

utahcondolaw

utahcondolaw

Covers the development, governance and management of community associations, including condominiums, homeowners' associations and mixed use projects. By Lincoln W. Hobbs.

http://utahcondolaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    We're Moving

    We're Moving
    Over the next little while, I intend to relocate the hosting of this blog to wordpress -- it will allow more options and features in posting, and I think I can make it look a bit better.  So, if you want to keep up, you might want to change…
  • Mar 26

    Amending CC & Rs and Bylaws -- National and Local Presentation

    Amending CC & Rs and Bylaws -- National and Local Presentation
    The National Business Institute has asked me to present a national teleconference on the subject of amending community association (HOAs, Homeowner Associations, Home Owner Associations, condominiums, PUDs, Planned Unit Developments --…
  • Mar 25

    The Essentials of Community Management

    The Essentials of Community Management
    Last weekend, The Utah Chapter of the Community Associations Institute sponsored its "Essentials of Community Management" course. Several active members of the industry taught about the fundamentals of homeowner association and condominium…
Rank this Week: 212

Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove

Covers conveyancing and residential property law in the United Kingdom.

http://www.fridaysmove.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4215

Law Offices of Shaun A. Hannafin,…

Law Offices of Shaun A. Hannafin, LLC Blog

Covers landlord-tenant law.

http://www.hannafinlaw.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Getting Your First Apartment? Here's What You Need to Know About Lease

    Getting Your First Apartment? Here's What You Need to Know About Lease
    If you are getting an apartment for the first time, you should be aware that signing a lease can be a big commitment. You'll be bound by the terms of the written lease, and if you do not follow the lease agreement including paying rent as…
  • Apr 29

    Can a Landlord Enter a Tenant's Property Uninvited?

    Can a Landlord Enter a Tenant's Property Uninvited?
    When you rent an apartment or house, you expect that you will have privacy within the confines of your own home. Of course, your landlord is the legal owner of the property, so the landlord may expect to be given access to the home. 
  • Mar 29

    What if a Tenant Won't Leave After Eviction?

    What if a Tenant Won't Leave After Eviction?
    Evicting a tenant can be a complicated prospect in Boston because you have to follow Massachusetts laws that protect tenants. This means you cannot just lock a tenant out of his or her apartment if the tenant stops paying the rent or violates…
Rank this Week: 1752

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

California Eminent Domain Law Blog

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

http://eminentdomainlaw.net/category/blog/
  • May 21

    California Delta Tunnels: The Project Is Flowing Along

    California Delta Tunnels: The Project Is Flowing Along
    Just a few month ago, the Delta Tunnels, dubbed the WaterFix, was sputtering due to a lack of funds and environmental hurdles. Governor Jerry Brown’s administration was forced to consider a phased-in approach that called for building…
  • Feb 25

    Update: The Future of the California WaterFix and Delta Tunnel

    Update: The Future of the California WaterFix and Delta Tunnel
    After state officials said that they will press ahead with a scaled-down, $10.7-billion version of the long-planned Delta Tunnels, the massive two-tunnel project in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is still a viable option, in…
  • Feb 4

    Update: Where is the California High-Speed Rail Project Headed?

    Update: Where is the California High-Speed Rail Project Headed?
    Nine years after California voters narrowly approved a nearly $10-billion bond to launch the $64-billion statewide High-Speed Rail project, residents and officials are wondering where the project is headed in 2018 and beyond. The narrative…
Rank this Week: 4486

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/
  • May 21

    The Difference Between "In Rem" And "In Personam" Jurisdiction Becoming Much Less Important

    The Difference Between "In Rem" And "In Personam" Jurisdiction Becoming Much Less Important
    Today's 7-2 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren, No. 17-387 (May 21, 2018), isn't a takings case, and is more about appellate procedure and framing your issues, but there are several nuggets which takings mavens…
  • May 21

    Case To Watch: Utilities, Wildfires, And Inverse Condemnation

    Case To Watch: Utilities, Wildfires, And Inverse Condemnation
    Here's the latest in those inverse condemnation cases against Pacific Gas & Electric for taking the homes and businesses which were lost as the result of last fall's northern California wildfires. Multiple complaints have been filed, and…
  • May 18

    Iowa App: Regulatory Takings Jury Should Be Instructed About Per Se Takings, And Penn Central Test

    Iowa App: Regulatory Takings Jury Should Be Instructed About Per Se Takings, And Penn Central Test
    In Hunter Landing, LLC v. City of Council Bluffs, No. 16-2138 (May 16, 2018), the Iowa Court of Appeals held that the jury was entitled to be instructed about all takings theories, and not just limited to a Lucas and physical invasion…
Rank this Week: 1039

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
  • May 21

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?
    Landowners’ duty to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition has a pretty far reach, but the California Supreme Court recently curbed it. A landowner’s duty extends to all areas that (1) visitors are expressly or…
  • May 18

    5 Ways Lawyers Can Maximize Their Time

    5 Ways Lawyers Can Maximize Their Time
    The following is a guest blog post by Ritu Goswamy, Esq. Ritu is a lawyer, author, and legal productivity consultant. Her New Billable Hour™ system allows lawyers to expand their time by billing themselves first. Ritu’s first…
  • May 16

    Do Adult Children Have a Duty to Support Their Parents?

    Do Adult Children Have a Duty to Support Their Parents?
    Most people wouldn’t think twice before helping their parents financially. In fact, partially due to baby boomers’ inadequate retirement planning, 20 percent of surveyed millennials provide financial support to their parents. As…
Rank this Week: 640

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • May 21

    PTSD and dogs – what does the ADA require?

    PTSD and dogs – what does the ADA require?
    A recent news* story about a veteran with PTSD and his dog is a good reminder that service dogs and emotional support dogs are not the same, and that the subject is still confusing to many people. This is especially important now because many…
  • May 19

    Invisible disabilities under the FHA and ADA – when are they really real?

    Invisible disabilities under the FHA and ADA – when are they really real?
    Among the most frustrating claims of disability for landlords, businesses and clear thinking lawyers are those involving mental impairments – invisible disabilities whose very existence is hard to determine. For this blog we’re…
  • May 10

    Quick Hits – All the news for April 2018

    Quick Hits – All the news for April 2018
    April was a busy month for courts confronting ADA lawsuits and some of the news is good for business; at least for business outside the Ninth Circuit. Of the cases we discuss, the two website cases are the most interesting, for they show how…
Rank this Week: 666

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
  • May 21

    6 Issues to Look For When Buying a House from a House Flipper

    6 Issues to Look For When Buying a House from a House Flipper
    Investors in residential house flipping have made a big come back the last few years. Much of the popularity of this can be attributed to the many TV shows dedicated to renovation, repair, investment and flipping. I’ve written on this…
  • May 14

    They Stole My House!

    They Stole My House!
    The Miami Herald reported last week (See Article HERE) that the Broward Sheriff’s Office has arrested 7 people on more than 600 charges of grand theft and identity theft. The accused allegedly fraudulently took ownership of 44 homes in…
  • May 7

    Exercising the Right of First Refusal Requires a Bona Fide Offer

    Exercising the Right of First Refusal Requires a Bona Fide Offer
    A Right of First Refusal (ROFR) is the right to match an offer to purchase a seller’s property. ROFRs can be found in different types of documents relating to both real and personal property. Often, they are contained in leases, giving…
Rank this Week: 2214

CityLand

CityLand

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

http://www.citylandnyc.org/
  • May 21

    Guest Commentary: The Truth about Airbnb, Housing and New York City

    Guest Commentary: The Truth about Airbnb, Housing and New York City
    NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer recently released a report on Airbnb in New York City that is wrong on the facts, wrong on the methodology and wrong in its conclusions. Comptroller Stringer falsely asserts that middle class New Yorkers who…
  • May 18

    City Not Liable For Accepting False Deed

    City Not Liable For Accepting False Deed
    Owner’s house was fraudulently listed on the City register by a stranger who broke into the house and took possession. Jennifer Merin was left a house by a testamentary gift. The house is located at 226-08 141st Avenue in Queens…
  • May 17

    Report Looks At Threats To Affordable Housing In City Neighborhood

    Report Looks At Threats To Affordable Housing In City Neighborhood
    City neighborhoods report threats to affordable housing. The Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development released its 2018 report on “How Is Affordable Housing Threatened in Your Neighborhood?” The report…
Rank this Week: 2036

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • May 21

    6 Reasons You May Need the Help of Tenant Attorney

    6 Reasons You May Need the Help of Tenant Attorney
    Disagreements between landlords and tenants are very common these days. As a result, tenants often have to vacate the property they live in. At times, the landlord’s reason for serving an eviction notice may be very strong. But at…
  • May 16

    NYC DOT Worker Dies in Fatal Car Crash at Hutchison River Parkway

    NYC DOT Worker Dies in Fatal Car Crash at Hutchison River Parkway
    Life is completely unpredictable! This truism was noticed Wednesday through a fatal car crash that resulted in one death. The victim in this accident was a worker at the New York City Department of Transportation. What Exactly Happened? A DOT…
  • May 7

    Make a Personal Injury Attorney Accept Your Case

    Make a Personal Injury Attorney Accept Your Case
    Personal injury lawyers in the Bronx generally accept personal injury cases to help victims get appropriate justice. But they don’t accept every case. As a rule, they first study the circumstances thoroughly and inquire about the…
Rank this Week: 2805

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

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

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 14th May

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 14th May
    Thank you to everyone who came along to our Landlord Law Conference on Friday.  It was a great day. We will be publishing some photos and videos we took then soon. But in the meantime – what happened on the blog last week?…
  • May 18

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #50

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #50
    Today is our annual Conference so Newsround was a bit late today! Conveyancing issues There has been a big case on conveyancing which has been reported by Property Industry Eye here and the Law Society Gazette here. The effect of this…
  • May 15

    Foundations of Landlord and Tenant Law Revisited

    Foundations of Landlord and Tenant Law Revisited
    Introduction In 2011 I was inspired to write a series of posts on the basics of landlord and tenant law. It was one of the things that I enjoyed writing most on the site and indeed it helped inspire me to run my first training course and then…
Rank this Week: 1107

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
  • May 18

    What's Your Authority?

    What's Your Authority?
    I was reminded this week of a common pitfall: Don't choose your authority to fit the argument you're trying to make at the time.
  • May 8

    WCIOA Will Become Law This Summer - Are You Ready?

    WCIOA Will Become Law This Summer - Are You Ready?
    Whether any of us are truly ready or not, the Washington Common Interest Ownership Act ("WCIOA") takes effect on July 1, 2018. That date will be here sooner than you think. Are you ready?
  • May 3

    No, You Don't Own Your Condo Parking Spot

    No, You Don't Own Your Condo Parking Spot
    A relatively common request fielded by condominium associations is from owners wanting to sell their parking spot to another owner. While many owners may believe they own their parking space, parking spaces are almost universally classified…
Rank this Week: 3811

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/
  • May 18

    South Carolina Legislative Update: Bill Affecting HOAs and Condos Signed Into Law

    South Carolina Legislative Update: Bill Affecting HOAs and Condos Signed Into Law
    A South Carolina bill we have been watching for more than a year was signed into law by the Governor yesterday, May 17, 2018.  House Bill 3886 is the first SC bill specifically directed at homeowners associations and condominiums in…
  • May 16

    Airspace Rights and Property Owner

    Airspace Rights and Property Owner
    Property owners are increasingly concerned about their rights with respect to aircraft overflying their property. The skies are becoming more and more crowded, particularly with the increased availability of unmanned aerial vehicles (e.g.,…
  • May 2

    New Appellate Case: “Must Our Condo Association Buy Flood Insurance?”

    New Appellate Case: “Must Our Condo Association Buy Flood Insurance?”
    What insurance must be purchased by an association can usually be determined by reading the governing documents and relevant NC statutes (and consulting an experienced community association insurance professional!).  The NC Condominium…
Rank this Week: 1866

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1983

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/
  • May 18

    What Prenups Have To Do with the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wedding of the Year

    What Prenups Have To Do with the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wedding of the Year
    Grab your fascinator, clot the cream, and set your alarm clock – there’s a royal wedding on the horizon!  Celebrity weddings are always fodder for rumors and gossip and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming nuptials…
  • May 8

    Best of Hartford 2018 – This One’s For You!

    Best of Hartford 2018 – This One’s For You!
    Freed Marcroft is honored to have been voted Best Law Firm in the Best of Hartford Magazine 2018 Reader’s Poll for the fourth consecutive year. We love the work we do because we get to help people begin living the lives they previously…
  • Apr 2

    Safe Till St. Patrick’s Day

    Safe Till St. Patrick’s Day
    Laura Manasewich is a valued member of the Freed Marcroft team. She is our Marketing Assistant and go-getter of things that need to be gotten. She loves a good slow song, and lyrics that make you think. We are excited to share her first blog…
Rank this Week: 2051

Titles and Deeds

Titles and Deeds

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

https://www.titlesanddeeds.com/
  • May 17

    What San Diego Real Estate Investors Should Know About FHA Loan Rule

    What San Diego Real Estate Investors Should Know About FHA Loan Rule
    Author: Staff “House flipping,” which is the process of purchasing a residential property, making improvements to it, and selling it, has been particularly popular in recent years among real estate investors in California and…
  • May 12

    House Flipping for California Real Estate Investors: A Legal Checklist

    House Flipping for California Real Estate Investors: A Legal Checklist
    Author: Staff House flipping, which involves purchasing a residential property and refurbishing it for resale, has been a popular activity in the U.S. for some time. Numerous television programs depict various aspects of the house…
  • Apr 26

    How to Prepare for an Open House: A Four-Step Plan

    How to Prepare for an Open House: A Four-Step Plan
    Author: Seth Murphy Seth Murphy first got into doing DIY projects to save money, but over time he has developed a real passion for this hands-on, intensive work. He created papadiy.com to share his ongoing projects and to…
Rank this Week: 1717

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: 2373

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Do Good for your Business by Doing Good: An Introduction to B-Corp

    Do Good for your Business by Doing Good: An Introduction to B-Corp
    What is a B-Corp? B-Corp is short for Public Benefit Corporation. The Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Act (MPBCA) allows a business to operate as a for-profit entity that distributes profits to its shareholder, while prioritizing its…
  • May 4

    Does Minnesota Law Protect Your Franchise from Unreasonable Termination?

    Does Minnesota Law Protect Your Franchise from Unreasonable Termination?
    Like many other states, Minnesota offers certain protections for termination or cancellation of franchise or distributor relationships.  Under the Minnesota Franchise Act, a franchisor may not cancel a franchise agreement without cause,…
  • Apr 27

    We Thought We Couldn’t Get Any Better — Then We Found Jacob!

    We Thought We Couldn’t Get Any Better — Then We Found Jacob!
    Bernick Lifson is proud to announce the newest member of our litigation team, Jacob Sellers. Jacob brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors’ remedies, and bankruptcy law and…
Rank this Week: 2115

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
  • May 17

    How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection

    How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection
    In this article, we will explain how to respond to a restraining order or order of protection in Illinois, including how to file a response to an Illinois restraining order, what to do at the court hearing, and your right to appeal if the…
  • May 15

    What are the Legal Requirements for Divorce in Illinois?

    What are the Legal Requirements for Divorce in Illinois?
    In this article, we explain the legal requirements for divorce in Illinois. To file or petition for divorce in Illinois, the state requires residency for at least 90 days. The filing must also take place with a circuit court in which one of…
  • May 10

    How Is Debt Divided in Illinois Divorce?

    How Is Debt Divided in Illinois Divorce?
    In this article we will explain the division of debt in Illinois divorces, including “types of debt in Illinois divorce”, “what impacts how debt is divided in Illinois divorce?” and “the process of dividing debt…
Rank this Week: 1782

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/
  • May 17

    New Client: Mission Trails Collection Community Corporation

    New Client: Mission Trails Collection Community Corporation
    We are proud to announce that Mission Trails Collection Community Corporation has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Mission Trails Collection is a new condominium community by City Ventures. Located in…
  • May 9

    HOA CC&Rs & Condo Plan Trump Conflicting Rights Conveyed in Deed

    HOA CC&Rs & Condo Plan Trump Conflicting Rights Conveyed in Deed
    *Unpublished Opinion Homeowners Association (“HOA”) Boards of Directors and management professionals often encounter disputes with homeowners as to who has the right to use common areas parking spaces within a condominium…
  • May 1

    New Client: Rancho Tesoro Community Association

    New Client: Rancho Tesoro Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Rancho Tesoro Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Rancho Tesoro is a new master-planned community by Brookfield Residential. Located in San Marcos,…
Rank this Week: 2503

New Jersey Redevelopment

New Jersey Redevelopment

Covers news and updates regarding redevelopment matters, laws, news and updates throughout New Jersey. By Michael A. Bruno and Marc D. Policastro.

http://www.njredeveloper.com
  • May 17

    Federal Qualified Opportunity Zone

    Federal Qualified Opportunity Zone
    Co-Authored by Brian J. Shemesh         An Introduction to the Newest Incentive Program The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in December 2017, includes certain tax incentives for investors engaged in the…
  • Jan 18

    The New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Its Gap Period Decision

    The New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Its Gap Period Decision
    On January 18, 2017, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that municipalities do have an obligation to satisfy the unmet affordable housing obligations arising from 1999 through 2015, the so-called “gap period.”   In a…
  • Jul 23

    The Appellate Division Reverses COAH’s Gap Period Requirement

    The Appellate Division Reverses COAH’s Gap Period Requirement
    Co-authored by Peter J. Guastella This is big. Affordable housing in New Jersey has taken another major turn in the Court system due to the latest decision in the Appellate Division handed down on July 11, 2016. Most importantly, the…
Rank this Week: 4242

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: 3831

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • May 17

    Homeowner’s Guide to Condemnation: A Primer

    Homeowner’s Guide to Condemnation: A Primer
    Flash back to high school history class: Do you remember the U.S. Constitution’s Takings Clause? We hear a lot about “Pleading the Fifth” (a colloquial term for refusing to answer questions that might self-incriminate a…
  • May 10

    Case Study: Road Project-owner

    Case Study: Road Project-owner
    Road projects surround us. Lane expansions, new exit ramps, updated configurations—change abounds. Especially with so much traffic congestion, it’s no surprise that governments increasingly use their eminent domain powers to…
  • May 3

    Art Imitates Life: Little Pink House, Based on the Kelo Decision, Opened April 2018

    Art Imitates Life: Little Pink House, Based on the Kelo Decision, Opened April 2018
    It sounds like an idyllic dream, almost Norman Rockwell-esque. You buy a quaint cottage in a sleepy New England town to start life’s next chapter and raise your children. Then, astonishingly, the rug gets pulled out from underneath: A…
Rank this Week: 2020

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Covers Canadian business, real estate, family, employment and estate law.

https://www.millsandmills.ca/blog/
  • May 16

    Be Careful What You Post on Social Media After a Separation!

    Be Careful What You Post on Social Media After a Separation!
    Social media plays a significant part in the day-to-day life of most people these days.  Since it has become so accessible on smartphones, the majority of people are using it and many post comments, photographs and information about…
  • Apr 12

    New Development: Update to the Personal Use Provision under the Residential Tenancies Act

    New Development: Update to the Personal Use Provision under the Residential Tenancies Act
    Selling your home can be a daunting task, especially when there are tenants involved. Recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), by way of the Rental Fairness Act (RFA), have significantly amended the RTA. Sellers and Landlords…
  • Apr 8

    Recent decisions help determine minimal evidentiary threshold

    Recent decisions help determine minimal evidentiary threshold
    It has been over two years since the Ontario Court of Appeal released their decision in Neuberger Estate v. York 2016 ONCA 191 suggesting that a party challenging a will must meet a minimal evidentiary threshold before the court should accede…
Rank this Week: 1565

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

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

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • May 16

    South Carolina Case Goes to SCOTUS Conference

    South Carolina Case Goes to SCOTUS Conference
    The petition for review (certiorari) filed by Bishop Mark Lawrence's Diocese of South Carolina and 28 of its parishes with the Supreme Court of the United States is now ready for decision by the justices. At least four of the nine justices on…
  • May 14

    Where Did Israel's Temples Stand?

    Where Did Israel's Temples Stand?
    (Part One of a Series)With the recent news of renewed clashes between Jews and Muslims over the right to occupy Jerusalem's so-called "Temple Mount", your Curmudgeon has thought it timely to remind people of all the historical evidence that…
  • Apr 8

    Texas Court's Mighty Labor Is in Vain

    Texas Court's Mighty Labor Is in Vain
    The Second District Court of Appeals in Fort Worth has labored long and hard over the appeal taken by the Episcopal Church (USA) and its local diocese and parishes from the July 24, 2015 summary judgment order granted against them by Judge…
Rank this Week: 2736

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2472

Idaho Law Blog

Idaho Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, employment, estate, injury and accident, real estate and property law. By Racine Olson.

https://www.racinelaw.net/blog/
  • May 15

    YOUR FAMILY DOES NOT KNOW WHAT YOU WANT

    YOUR FAMILY DOES NOT KNOW WHAT YOU WANT
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney We’ve all been there. It’s something that seems to happen to me quite often. That is I will meet someone new and they will ask me what I do for a living. After I explained that I…
  • May 9

    3 ESTATE PLANNING LESSONS TO LEARN FROM THE MUSICIAN PRINCE

    3 ESTATE PLANNING LESSONS TO LEARN FROM THE MUSICIAN PRINCE
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney After working as a estate planning attorney for nearly 20 years it has become clear to me that we can often learn great lessons from famous people. We are nearing the second anniversary of…
  • May 2

    HOW TO AVOID PROBATE IN IDAHO

    HOW TO AVOID PROBATE IN IDAHO
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney Many people I’ve talked to during my 20 years of working as an estate planning attorney seem to believe that going through probate is worse than dying. I can understand why many people…
Rank this Week: 1697

Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante…

Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC Blog

Covers real estate law.

http://www.robbinsfirm.com/in-the-news/
  • May 15

    Russo Named to SAFE Commission

    Russo Named to SAFE Commission
    Vincent Russo has been named to the Secure Accessible Fair Elections Commission by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp.  Russo will represent the Georgia Republican Party on the bipartisan commission.  He currently serves as the…
  • May 15

    FEC Permits Use of Campaign Funds for Childcare Expense

    FEC Permits Use of Campaign Funds for Childcare Expense
    On May 10, 2018, in an unprecedented move, the Federal Election Commission issued Advisory Opinion 2018-06, permitting the use of campaign funds to offset the cost of candidates’ childcare expenses.  The opinion was in response to…
  • May 11

    Robbins Firm Secures Order Finding Defendants Liable For Conversion of Cosmetic Laser

    Robbins Firm Secures Order Finding Defendants Liable For Conversion of Cosmetic Laser
    The Robbins Firm represented a medical practice, which sued a doctor and his medical practice for improperly taking two cosmetic lasers.  The Court entered a summary judgment order (an order prior to trial) finding that Defendants are…
Rank this Week: 1569

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: 2380

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/
  • May 15

    Ohio Supreme Court Confirms Reversion Language No Longer Necessary to Create Fee Simple Determinable Estate

    Ohio Supreme Court Confirms Reversion Language No Longer Necessary to Create Fee Simple Determinable Estate
    (Plain language within the four corners of the deed is key-pursuant to Koprivec v. Rails-to-Trails of Wayne County, Slip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-465)By: Stephen D. Richman, Esq. - Senior Counsel-Kohrman, Jackson & Krantz-A Watch Your…
  • Apr 22

    Recent Real Estate Legislation Introduced in the Ohio Legislature

    Recent Real Estate Legislation Introduced in the Ohio Legislature
    By: Stephen D. Richman, Esq.- Senior Counsel-Kohrman, Jackson & KrantzRecent bills of the 132nd General Assembly (See https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/) pending in the Ohio House and Ohio Senate related to real property are as…
  • Mar 25

    Former Point of Sale Ordinance in Oakwood, Ohio Held Unconstitutional

    Former Point of Sale Ordinance in Oakwood, Ohio Held Unconstitutional
    (Criminal Penalties and Lack of Warrant Procedure Held to be Key Failings of Ordinance)By: Stephen D. Richman, Esq. - Senior Counsel- Kohrman, Jackson & KrantzIt is not easy being a municipality (such as a city or village) in Ohio these…
Rank this Week: 3879

the wasserblawg

the wasserblawg

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

http://wasserblawg.blogspot.com/
  • May 15

    Should Lawyers Protect Clients from Wire Transfer Fraud? I say YES!

    Should Lawyers Protect Clients from Wire Transfer Fraud? I say YES!
    By Michael WassermanIn 2017, the FBI reported that wire transfer fraud was up 480% in real estate transactions. It’s a frightening number.Yet more and more, I’ve heard that real estate lawyers won’t discuss transfer…
  • May 4

    Hey Chicago, how about that CityKey?

    Hey Chicago, how about that CityKey?
    By Michael H. WassermanYou may have heard that Chicago just made the CityKey ID available to its residents. If you haven’t, CityKey is the city’s first municipal ID card that makes city life more convenient, less expensive…
  • Apr 6

    HRRA: Illinois' remedy against reckless contractor

    HRRA: Illinois' remedy against reckless contractor
    By Michael H. WassermanThe HRRA helps keep messy contractors out of your dream kitchen. Image.Before you queue the scary music (or sign on the dotted line), know your rights—and the limitations—provided under the Illinois…
Rank this Week: 894

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1679

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
  • May 13

    New and Improved Residential Rental Agreement Form Available Now

    New and Improved Residential Rental Agreement Form Available Now
    As many of you know, there was a large Landlord-Tenant law that was enacted last month. If you were not aware of this you should take a look at my earlier post on Act 317. As a result of that new law, it was necessary for me to add a new…
  • Apr 16

    New Landlord-Tenant Law - Act 317 - Is Effective on April 18, 2018.

    New Landlord-Tenant Law - Act 317 - Is Effective on April 18, 2018.
    On April 16, 2018 Governor Walker signed into law 2017 Wisconsin Act 317 which is Wisconsin's newest Landlord-Tenant law. The law was published yesterday, April 17th, which means that it will become effective tomorrow, April 18, 2018.It is a…
  • Apr 16

    New Landlord-Tenant Law - Act 317 - Is Effective on April 18, 2018.

    New Landlord-Tenant Law - Act 317 - Is Effective on April 18, 2018.
    On April 16, 2018 Governor Walker signed into law 2017 Wisconsin Act 317 which is Wisconsin's newest Landlord-Tenant law. The law was published yesterday, April 17th, which means that it will become effective tomorrow, April 18, 2018.It is a…
Rank this Week: 2769

FIRPTA Tax Blog

FIRPTA Tax Blog

Covers tax, real estate and property law. By Directs LLP.

https://www.firptataxblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1626

Ruminations

Ruminations

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

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • May 13

    Can A Tenant Walk Out And Lawfully Stop Paying Rent When It Tires Of The Space?

    Can A Tenant Walk Out And Lawfully Stop Paying Rent When It Tires Of The Space?
    PrintA restaurant’s lease permitted leasehold mortgages with the following proviso: Tenant shall have the right … to encumber Tenant’s leasehold interest under this Lease … through a Mortgage (`Leasehold…
  • May 6

    The Invisible Hand Behind A Lease (It’s Economics)

    The Invisible Hand Behind A Lease (It’s Economics)
    PrintHow is rent determined? Is it just tossed-out by one party or the other (most often the landlord) and then hashed out without reference to outside sources of information? A long time ago, market information may have been difficult to…
  • Apr 29

    There’s A Material Thought Buried In Here

    There’s A Material Thought Buried In Here
    PrintWe’re not sure if what we write in today’s blog posting could reasonably be expected to influence any reader’s use of the term: “material” in documents she or he prepares. If it could, then this posting…
Rank this Week: 2658

Barron Adler Clough & Oddo, LLP…

Barron Adler Clough & Oddo, LLP News & Resources

Focuses on eminent domain, condemnation, inverse condemnation and regulatory takings.

http://www.barronadler.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1586

HindmanSanchez Law Blog

HindmanSanchez Law Blog

Covers Colorado community association law. By HindmanSanchez.

http://www.hindmansanchez.com/blog
  • May 11

    Day Two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition

    Day Two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition
    Day two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition kicked off with BBC correspondent Katty Kay. Speaking on worldwide issues, Ms. Kay spoke on the state of the world including (1) the rise of China as a superpower, (2) the need to, as…
  • May 11

    Day Two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition

    Day Two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition
    Day two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition (https://exchange.caionline.org/sandbox/home) kicked off with BBC correspondent Katty Kay (http://www.bbc.com/news/correspondents/kattykay). Speaking on worldwide issues, Ms. Kay spoke on…
  • May 10

    Insights from the CAI National Conference: Federal Legislative Update

    Insights from the CAI National Conference: Federal Legislative Update
    I’m here at the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition, watching Scott Canady of Tambala Strategy and Ron Perl from Hill Wallack, LLP discuss FHA condominium approvals. Legislation both at the state as well as federal level continues…
Rank this Week: 2575

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/
  • May 10

    Mortgage Foreclosures – Bank or Private Loan?

    Mortgage Foreclosures – Bank or Private Loan?
    Our firm is called upon to both defend and prosecute mortgage foreclosure actions.  One of the first questions that should to be asked is who holds the mortgage loan, meaning the party who is entitled to bring the action.  In…
  • May 3

    Repair Issues: What Will Sellers Typically Address?

    Repair Issues: What Will Sellers Typically Address?
    Now that many of our clients are participating in the Spring housing market , repair issues have developed in several transactions handled by our attorneys .  This post will address the manner in which such issues should…
  • Apr 19

    How Low Can You Go?

    How Low Can You Go?
    Some of our clients have recently inquired as to whether their cooperative board may have been declined their proposed sale because the proposed purchase price is too low.  As we have indicated in previous posts ,…
Rank this Week: 3057

Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog

Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

https://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blogs-articles/iowa-real-estate-and-land-use-blog/
  • May 10

    Dickinson attorneys recognized by Chambers USA as among best in Iowa

    Dickinson attorneys recognized by Chambers USA as among best in Iowa
    Chambers USA has given the Dickinson Law Firm five high rankings for practice areas in Iowa.  Dickinson was recognized for exceptional performance in: Real Estate, Corporate/M&A, Corporate/M&A: Banking & Finance, Labor…
  • Mar 30

    Title Insurance: What is it good for anyway?

    Title Insurance: What is it good for anyway?
    A recent decision from the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals may have property owners wondering what title insurance really covers. Captiva Lake Investments v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Company is a familiar story involving…
  • Feb 1

    Avoiding Aggravation in Ag Lending Webinar February 20 & 27

    Avoiding Aggravation in Ag Lending Webinar February 20 & 27
    Dickinson Law Attorneys Jeff Baxter, Ben Bruner, Brad Kruse, John Lande, Mollie Pawlosky, and David Repp will be presenting a two part webinar Avoiding Aggravation in Ag Lending February 20 and 27.  The series focuses on how to…
Rank this Week: 2971