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Real estate law or Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property (land as distinct from personal or movable possessions) and in personal property, within the common law legal system. In the civil law system, there is a division between movable and immovable property. Immovable property corresponds to real estate or real property, and the associated rights, and obligations thereon.

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Acquiring Distressed Commercial Mortgage Loans: A Diligence Checklist

When purchasing a commercial real estate loan that is in “distress,” it is crucial that one understands the nature of the defaults and the motivations of each party involved in the transaction and the deal. Diligence is key. Begin by mining your sources. How did you learn of the loan’s availability? A broker? A public record, such as a foreclosure complaint? [...]

Time For Construction Cos. To Review Recession Mitigation

In George R. R. Martin’s “Game of Thrones” books,1 each of the many different lands or houses have mottos or mantras unique to their region’s attributes. In the North, where it is always cold and getting colder, they repeat the mantra, “winter is coming,” as an omen of bad things to come. That saying is also a truism – the next [...]

Real estate lawyers are legal professionals who specialize in the legal aspects of buying and selling real estate properties. Lawyers can assist in many transactions associated with the transfer of property.