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California Allows Employees in the Construction Industry to Waive PAGA Remedies Pursuant to Qualifying CBAs
Among the approximately 1,000 bills signed by California Governor Brown last month was Assembly Bill 1654 ("AB 1654"), which allows a class of employees to waive the remedies created by the PAGA of 2004.
United States
23 Nov 2018
Do Due Diligence, Or Risk Demolition
In previous blogs, we've touched on the concept of due diligence during a real estate transaction.
United States
23 Nov 2018
How To Effectively Manage Vapor Intrusion Risks When Acquiring And Developing Property
Parties acquiring and developing property must make sure that their environmental due diligence process includes a thorough assessment of VI risks.
United States
11 Apr 2017
Texas Supreme Court Approves Top Lease Of Reversionary Interest; Orders New Trial On Production In Paying Quantities
In BP America Production Co. v. Laddex, Ltd. (Case No. 15-0248), the Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that a top lease that is a conveyance of an interest in a lessor's possibility of reverter...
United States
5 Apr 2017
Does It Matter If A Deed Correction Is Material?
In 2008, Mark III executes a mortgage granting a bank a security interest in property described in an attached exhibit which included certain oil and gas leases.
United States
15 Mar 2017
Distinction Regarding Acquired Real Estate Companies Under Pennsylvania's Realty Transfer Tax Act And Philadelphia's Realty Transfer Tax Act
Pennsylvania's Realty Transfer Tax Act and Philadelphia's Realty Transfer Tax Act are similar in many respects, however, an important distinction exists . . .
United States
13 Dec 2016
Ownership Of And Access To Land Records: Private Records Intended For Public Inspection
Rights in real estate are created by written instruments: deeds, mortgages, easements and similar grants.
United States
10 Nov 2016
NY: Adverse Inference Charge Permitted Against Seller On Misrepresentation Claim Related To Defects
In TIAA Global Investments LLC, et al. v. One Astoria Square, LLC, et al., Index No. 652907/2012, an owner and purchaser of a large multi-unit building complex sued the seller for alleged fraud and intentional misrepresentation.
United States
14 Jul 2016
Ten Unexpected Issues When A Property Sale Becomes An Entity Sale
On occasion, a ''straight'' sale (a Property Sale) of real property (effectuated through a deed by the owner of the property to the purchaser) may morph into a sale of equity interests...
United States
18 May 2016
To Specifically Perform Or Not Perform: That Is The Question
Specific performance is a remedy in which a Court requires a party to perform a particular act, more often than not what is set in a contract.
United States
9 May 2016
Properly Structuring A Like-Kind Exchange
You have multiple properties that you want to sell and to perform a like-kind exchange. Do you want to treat these sales as a single exchange or multiple exchanges?
United States
4 May 2016
Wisconsin Prohibits Time Of Sale Requirements
Wisconsin recently enacted legislation banning local governments, including cities, villages, counties and towns, from imposing time of sale ("TOS") requirements on the sale of real property.
United States
18 Apr 2016
Seller's Liability For Water Damages Seeps Through "As Is" Clause In Purchase Agreement
A well drafted "as‑is" clause can prevent a buyer from claiming any damages against the seller for issues that arise with regard to the condition of the property.
United States
3 Feb 2016
Using An LLC To Maintain Privacy When Buying Residential Property
Last week, Business First of Louisville published a report and slideshow on the top 25 largest residential real estate transactions of the first quarter of 2015 in Jefferson County.
United States
1 Jun 2015
New York Law Journal: Realty Law Digest - March 25, 2015
In his weekly Realty Law Digest column (subscription required), Scott Mollen analyzes two notable cases.
United States
16 Apr 2015
When An Owner Of Real Estate Contemplates A Sale
As the real estate market continues to gather steam, many owners of rental properties are again contemplating the sale or exchange of their holdings.
United States
18 Mar 2015
Important Alert For Commercial Owners/Landlords And Brokers/Agents: Changes To California Dual Agency Disclosure Laws Effective January 1, 2015
Effective January 1, 2015, California law requires real estate brokers and agents to provide their clients and prospective clients with specific new disclosures.
United States
6 Mar 2015
Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: What Are They And Why Do We Do Them?
Whenever commercial or industrial property is sold, leased or financed, the checklist of due diligence items includes a Phase I environmental site assessment (Phase I).
United States
3 Nov 2014
"Change In Ownership" Can Trigger Documentary Transfer Tax
The California Court of Appeals has recently held that, as a general rule, the Documentary Transfer Tax applies whenever there is a "change in ownership" of real property.
United States
7 Oct 2014
(US) Condominiums Exempted From Filing & Registration Requiremens of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act
On September 18, 2014 Congress amended the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act to exempt condominiums from the filing and registration requirements.
United States
23 Sep 2014
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