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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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The Most Important Things To Consider When Gifting Real Estate To Your Children

Gifting real estate property to children is a significant financial and legal decision that requires careful consideration. Here are some important things people need to know when gifting real estate property to their children: TAX IMPLICATIONS Gifting real estate property to children can have tax implications for both the giver and the recipient. In many jurisdictions, including the United States, [...]

New Nursing Home Transparency Rules And Their Impact On Real Estate Owners

Introduction There has been increasing government interest in obtaining ownership information with respect to the class of commercial real estate comprising nursing facilities. Specifically, the government is focused on nursing home facilities owned by private equity firms and real estate investment trusts (REITs) because of a perceived difference in quality outcomes. Between 2015 and 2020, there were almost 190 private [...]

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.