The American Dream — or Not: What the Subprime Mortgage Lending Crisis Means to Americans (Thursday 28 February 2008)
The subprime mortgage lending meltdown has had a dramatic impact on the economy and will continue to play a major role in domestic and international markets, real estate values and the ability of many Americans to obtain financing to purchase a home or even qualify for certain credit cards.
COLUMN: The Law in Real Life: Court Upholds Condo Board’s Removal of Mezuzah Despite Discriminatory Effect on Jewish Residents (Tuesday 23 September 2008)
In 2004, a Chicago condo board established a rule prohibiting the placement of a mezuzah outside one resident's door. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the condo board, but Congress is now considering taking action.
Real Estate Law
Real estate law includes topics like real estate transactions, mortgages, landlord-tenant law and zoning and land use.
Zoning refers to the laws dividing cities into different areas according to use. The majority of controls on land stem from actions of private developers and individuals.
Get important mortgage information including the different mortgage types, the different kind of mortgage documents such as a promissory note and information that will aid in qualifying for a mortgage.
Real Estate Law
Legal research materials involving real estate law including website, blogs, associations, journals and research guides.
Sublease Law : Right to Sublease an Apartment (Friday 9 May 2008)
Sublease Law : Right to Sublease an Apartment
Housing discrimination (Friday 28 March 2008)
What to do if you suspect housing discrimination
May 3, 1948: The Supreme Court rules that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to minorities are unenforceable (Thursday 1 May 2008)
The Supreme Court rules that restrictive covenants in real estate are unenforceable.