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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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A Brief Guide To Ground Lease Terminations: Considerations For Lessors And Lessees When A Leasehold Expires

In a typical ground lease transaction, a lessor leases property to a lessee for several decades. At the outset of the lease, there are many factors that both the lessor and lessee consider as they negotiate the lease terms and conditions, perform due diligence, and otherwise prepare to enter into a long-term real estate transaction. Although the parties, in drafting [...]

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.