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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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Tina R. Makoulian is the Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Real Estate Development and Transactions Group. She concentrates on complex real estate development, acquisition and disposition of commercial properties and commercial leasing. Tina represents owners and developers of all property types. She has extensive experience with office, retail, and industrial [...]
In Short The Situation: Reforming the U.S. housing finance system has been a frequent discussion topic in the years since the 2008 financial crisis. The Result: In response to a March 2019 presidential memorandum, the Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) issued plans consisting of several dozen legislative and administrative recommendations designed to meet [...]
On September 17, 2019, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued two new proposed rules for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) implementing the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA). Of particular interest to readers of this blog was the second of the proposed rules, which addressed FIRRMA’s real estate-related expansion of CFIUS jurisdiction. Over on Global [...]
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.