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Lea en español The Laws Governing Landlord –Tenant Relationships In most states, the laws establishing the rights and responsibilities of landlords and their tenants are a blend of statutory and common law. Typically, states have enacted legislation governing the relationship, but the courts get involved in construing the provisions of the statutes. A number of […]
The Land Rush of 1889 was the first land run into the Unassigned Lands. The land run started at high noon April 22, 1889, with 50,000 people lined up for their piece of the two million acres. The Unassigned Lands were considered some of the best land in the U.S. The Indian Appropriations Bill of […]
Real Estate Law Websites General ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law – Links to member information, CLE courses, publications (e.g., Probate and Property Magazine), and other resources. Real Estate Transactions – Offers an overview of this area of law. Also links to federal and state statutes, important case law, and more. Real […]
Lea en español The Laws Governing Real Estate Contracts The purchase or sale of real property is governed by both common law (judge-made law), and by state and federal statutes (enacted by state legislatures or Congress). As a result, the requirements for a valid and enforceable real estate contract vary from state to state. Real […]
Lea en español You’ve been saving for a down payment for your own place…or the family’s growing and you need more room…or the kids are on their own and it’s time to downscale. When you are looking to buy, sell or rent real property, the more you know about the law, your rights and your […]
Zoning Defined Modern zoning laws are ostensibly designed to promote health, welfare and efficiency within a municipality by cities or towns into different areas, or zones, and restricting the way property can be used in each zone. Typical zoning schemes provide for specific locations for single and multiple family dwellings, retail establishments, bars and restaurants, […]