Residential Real Estate. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

What you need to know about estate tax lawsLavish Partner Pensions May Strain Firm Finances, Divide Generations, The ...King & Spalding Hire Bolsters Frankfurt Tax TeamCommercial Real Estate AttorneyHome Inspections: Understanding Your Legal ProtectionsALM's Law Journal Press Publishes New Book Offering Legal Guidance on Family ...PHOTOS – Meet The Cast of Million Dollar Listing New York Plus Cast Gossip ...King & Spalding Expands German Real Estate Tax PracticeOhio, 25 other states seek relief from education lawFlorida International Real Estate Investment Soars in 2012 Media Coverage ...Real Estate Tax Assessments Are In the MailDetroit bet paid off, says ObamaMoney Management: What you should know about estate tax lawsTucson real estateAbortion foes want women's health funds rerouted from Planned Parenthood

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Report: Foreclosures keep Portland-area home prices down
Portland TribuneFebruary 2, 2012

By Steve Law Portland-area home sale prices in December were 2.4 percent lower than a year earlier, and they were 3.4 percent lower in November than the prior November, according to CoreLogic, a Santa Ana, Calif., real estate information company.more »

Greenberg Traurig Hit With Suit Alleging Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
The American LawyerFebruary 2, 2012

An investor in a now-bankrupt California private mortgage broker and real estate loan provider claims in a potential class action brought against Greenberg Traurig that the firm, acting as the broker's counsel, helped hatch a fraudulent scheme that ...more »

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What you need to know about estate tax laws
Minuteman News CenterFebruary 29, 2012

When most people hear about estate tax planning, they assume it's only for the wealthiest taxpayers. However, recent changes in the estate tax laws have been so advantageous to those passing wealth to another generation that it is worth knowing about ...more »

Lavish Partner Pensions May Strain Firm Finances, Divide Generations, The ...
SunHerald.comFebruary 29, 2012

NEW YORK -- An investigation of large law firms' partner pension plans by ALM's The American Lawyer finds trouble ahead as generous benefit commitments stress firm finances and set the stage for generational conflicts. The study reported in the March ...more »

King & Spalding Hire Bolsters Frankfurt Tax Team
Law360 (subscription)February 29, 2012

By Jake Simpson Law360, New York (February 29, 2012, 3:22 PM ET) -- King & Spalding LLP has hired a leading German tax lawyer specializing in real estate tax concerns from a local law firm to be a partner in its Frankfurt office, King & Spalding said ...more »

Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Patch.comFebruary 29, 2012

A client of Staff Financial Group is currently seeking to hire a Commercial Real Estate Attorney. The law firm is based in Lawrenceville. The incumbent will have 4 to 7 years of previous experience. Qualified candidates must be familiar with banking ...more »

Home Inspections: Understanding Your Legal Protections
NuWire InvestorFebruary 29, 2012

I have never represented a home buyer who did not get the property inspected before the closing (even during the days of the real estate bubble when sellers were not agreeing to any repairs). But, I find that the expectations of my buyers clients seem ...more »

ALM's Law Journal Press Publishes New Book Offering Legal Guidance on Family ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

Written by leading lawyers and experts and updated regularly, Law Journal Press editions offer definitive and timely information, insightful analysis and practitioner-oriented guidance for the legal profession. ALM, an integrated media company, ...more »

PHOTOS – Meet The Cast of Million Dollar Listing New York Plus Cast Gossip ...
Reality TeaFebruary 29, 2012

Following the success of Million Dollar Listing LA, it was only right that Bravo take the franchise to the city that never sleeps! On March 7, the network will debut Million Dollar Listing New York, which continues the same formula as its LA ...more »

King & Spalding Expands German Real Estate Tax Practice
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

Schilder will help build up the German arm of the firm's tax practice with a focus on real estate and investment tax law, support the continued growth of the firm's capital transactions and real estate practice in Frankfurt and strengthen the taxation ...more »

Ohio, 25 other states seek relief from education law
Columbus DispatchFebruary 29, 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 7-0 today that real-estate title documents maintained by Cuyahoga County are records under the state's public-records law. The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in ...more »

Florida International Real Estate Investment Soars in 2012 Media Coverage ...
JD Supra (press release)February 29, 2012

Florida Commercial News www.floridacommercialnews.com Twitter: @schechterlaw Eckstein Schechter Law www.ecksteinschechterlaw.com Florida International Real Estate Investment Soars in 2012 Media Coverage: Foreign Investors' Cash Buys in Miami Real ...more »

Real Estate Tax Assessments Are In the Mail
FairfaxNews.comFebruary 29, 2012

The Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration (DTA) is mailing 352364 real estate assessment notices to all property owners of taxable parcels in the County. Of that number, 232150 taxable parcels had some value change. The rest have no change in ...more »

Detroit bet paid off, says Obama
Columbus DispatchFebruary 29, 2012

No one can recall a public-safety worker being injured or killed at home because someone with a grudge accessed public records to look up his or her address. Yet, state lawmakers keep seeking to add to the list of public employees whose home addresses ...more »

Money Management: What you should know about estate tax laws
Ridgefield PressFebruary 29, 2012

When most people hear about estate tax planning, they assume it's only for the wealthiest taxpayers. However, recent changes in the estate tax laws have been so advantageous to those passing wealth to another generation that it is worth knowing about ...more »

Tucson real estate
Arizona Daily StarFebruary 29, 2012

David Carroll of Romano Real Estate Corp. represented the landlord. • Chelsea Lucas and Kristen Horton leased 1446 square feet in Broadway Village, on the southwest corner of East Broadway and South Country Club Road, from CRI Broadway Village Partners ...more »

Abortion foes want women's health funds rerouted from Planned Parenthood
Columbus DispatchFebruary 29, 2012

Yet, state lawmakers keep seeking to add to the list of public employees whose home addresses cannot be released to the public. The home addresses of federal law-enforcement officers and probation officers would be shielded from release under separate ...more »

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