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Jared Kushner built luxury condos using real estate grants meant for poor communities: reportTop 9 commercial real estate law firms in the ValleyFTC accuses Louisiana Real Estate Appraisal Board of violating ...Attorney Sonia Bain finding rich rewards in practice of real estate lawAllen Matkins Ranked in Top Tier of California Real Estate Law ...Financial Poise™ Announces "Real Estate Law Dumbed Down 2017," a Five-Part Webinar Series, Available On ...Now Open: 2017 Leading Real Estate Law Firms SurveyMeet 'Joe Dirt,' the Real Estate Lawyer Behind South Florida's ...Local Lawyer, Real Estate Investor Charged With LarcenyJared Kushner and Donald Trump: Like Father, Like Son-in-LawDuane Morris Hires Six Real Estate Lawyers in MiamiTanzania: Real Estate Law Coming, Says MinisterReal estate cos waiting for clarity on GST, new law: StudyJared Kushner's Beleaguered TenantsReal Estate Companies Waiting For Clarity On GST, New Law ...

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Putting a home up for sale? Call before you dig that yard sign
KIRO SeattleMay 6, 2017

Real estate agents in the Puget Sound region are now allowing for possible delays in installing 'for sale' signs on front lawns, because of an interpretation of the “Call Before You Dig” law. After recent outreach by Puget Sound Energy, real estate ...more »

Zillow faces lawsuit over 'Zestimate' tool that calculates a house's worth
Washington PostMay 10, 2017

The suit, which may be the first of its kind, was filed in Cook County Circuit Court by a Glenview, Ill., real estate lawyer, Barbara Andersen. The suit alleges that despite Zillow's denial that Zestimates constitute “appraisals,” the fact that they ...more »

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Jared Kushner built luxury condos using real estate grants meant for poor communities: report
Raw StoryMay 31, 2017

Among the flurry of articles surrounding President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, one of the less headline-grabbing stories centers on some of Kushner's more unsavory business practices at the helm of his family's real estate ...more »

Top 9 commercial real estate law firms in the Valley
AZ Big MediaMay 31, 2017

Burch & Cracchiolo has 10 experienced real estate, zoning and construction lawyers, including six with over 25-years of experience in Arizona and four State Bar Certified Specialists in real estate. They assist the firm's real estate, developer and ...more »

FTC accuses Louisiana Real Estate Appraisal Board of violating ...
HousingWireMay 31, 2017

The rules established by the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisal Board, the regulatory body that oversees property appraisals in the state, violate federal antitrust ...more »

Attorney Sonia Bain finding rich rewards in practice of real estate law
Real Estate WeeklyMay 31, 2017

An injured ankle is what led commercial real estate attorney Sonia Bain, a partner at the firm Bryan Cave, to the field of law. The daughter of two doctors, Bain was following them into the field of medicine while still an undergraduate at Stony Brook ...more »

Allen Matkins Ranked in Top Tier of California Real Estate Law ...
Business Wire (press release)May 31, 2017

Chambers USA ranks Allen Matkins in its number one tier of real estate law firms in California for the 16th consecutive year.more »

Financial Poise™ Announces "Real Estate Law Dumbed Down 2017," a Five-Part Webinar Series, Available On ...
BenzingaMay 30, 2017

Other episodes in this series will address the landlord/leasing relationship, representing the commercial tenant, real estate developer and buyers and sellers of commercial real property. Each Financial Poise Webinar episode is delivered in Plain ...more »

Now Open: 2017 Leading Real Estate Law Firms Survey
Commercial Property ExecutiveMay 30, 2017

Are you a law firm with a real estate specialization? If so, don't miss out on the chance to participate in our 2017 Leading Real Estate Law Firms Survey. The information you provide will be used to rank the firms with the strongest real estate ...more »

Meet 'Joe Dirt,' the Real Estate Lawyer Behind South Florida's ...
Daily Business Review (registration)May 30, 2017

Except unlike the downtrodden fictional character, Miami real estate transaction attorney or dirt lawyer Jose "Joe" Rodriguez has had a hand in several ...more »

Local Lawyer, Real Estate Investor Charged With Larceny
Hartford CourantMay 27, 2017

Authorities searching for a local lawyer and real estate investor found him hiding in a hotel in Manchester Friday night and charged him with larceny. Wayne Francis, a 46-year old real estate lawyer from the Hartford area, is the subject of ...more »

Jared Kushner and Donald Trump: Like Father, Like Son-in-Law
Vanity FairMay 26, 2017

“Real-estate investment is an obvious and long-running angle with the Russians,” says Joe Pelcher, who worked major international money-laundering cases during his 26 years as an F.B.I. agent. (“Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress ...more »

Duane Morris Hires Six Real Estate Lawyers in Miami
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessMay 26, 2017

Steinman concentrates on complex commercial real estate and represents regional and international financial institutions and domestic and offshore developers. Drobner's practice is devoted to commercial leasing. Sodhi focuses her practice in commercial ...more »

Tanzania: Real Estate Law Coming, Says Minister
AllAfrica.comMay 26, 2017

Dodoma — The minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr Wlliam Lukuvi, told the Parliament yesterday that his ministry was going to table a Real Estate Bill later this year to check unscrupulous estate agents and land brokers in ...more »

Real estate cos waiting for clarity on GST, new law: Study
FirstpostMay 26, 2017

The stakeholders are not very clear about the impact of the changing environment on account of policy interventions like Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 (RERA), Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 and Goods and ...more »

Jared Kushner's Beleaguered Tenants
New York TimesMay 26, 2017

While landlord-tenant disputes are hardly new, tenants in Kushner complexes have complained that the company used legal action to hound them on thin or specious grounds. Since 2011, subsidiaries of Kushner Companies, the family real estate business ...more »

Real Estate Companies Waiting For Clarity On GST, New Law ...
NDTVMay 26, 2017

New Delhi: Sentiment in real estate sector has improved post demonetisation but the industry is still in 'wait and watch' mode due to lack of clarity on reforms, ...more »

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