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Accessibility concerns for disabled condo owners
Rules for rewarding 'super' condo board members
Condo Water Invasion: Potential Medical Liability?
How to Deal with Delinquent Condo Board Members
Condo complaints not in writing?
Assessments, Condos vs. Town Homes
Real Estate Trends in the Bay Area & Beyond – Interview with Paul Churchill, Member, Mintz Levin
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Accessibility Concerns for Disabled Condo Owners
Ventas' Debra Cafaro on why the Health Care asset class is well positioned in today's economy
A New World for Mortgage Banking – What You Need to Know About the CFPB’s Final Mortgage Servicing Rules
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Taking it Seriously: Unusual Lease Violations in Virginia
Weekly Brief: Lawyers Laid Off After Foreclosure Settlement
Allen Matkins/CBRE 360 in 60 - Industrial Markets Overview
Allen Matkins/CBRE 360 in 60 - Capital Markets Overview
The Seventh Circuit recently ruled that under the False Claims Act (“FCA”) treble damages should be calculated by the net amount of loss suffered by the government (after appropriate setoffs or credits are deducted) rather...more
On March 21, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that damages awarded in a False Claims Act case should have been calculated using a “net trebling” method. United States v. Anchor Mortgage Corp., No....more
On December 4, the Justice Department announced a record-breaking recovery of $4.9 billion in settlements and judgments in civil cases brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) for the fiscal year ending September 20, 2012....more
On November 1, one of the five banks that entered into a comprehensive mortgage servicing settlement earlier this year with the federal government and 49 state attorneys general invoked that agreement in defense of claims...more
A number of significant changes to North Carolina’s lien and bond statutes were just signed into law. In part, these changes are in reaction to concerns from the title insurance industry about so-called “hidden” liens, the...more
This procedurally complex case boils down to a simple constitutional question: If the government reneges on a contract and forces a property owner to rent apartments at below-market rates for longer than originally agreed,...more
Effective July 1, all of the existing statutes governing mechanics liens, stop notices and payment bonds in California will be repealed and replaced by updated statutes.
In September 2010, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr....more
Today, the Virginia Supreme Court issued a number of opinions affecting the practice of Virginia local government law. These summaries are from the Virginia Supreme Court website....
101168 Campbell County v. Royal...more
Why FHFA-OIG Did This Audit
In 1997, the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae or Enterprise) established its Retained Attorney Network (RAN) to acquire default-related legal services associated with foreclosure,...more
Chase Bank and Fannie Mae concerning the HAMP program. This also includes the Dodd Frank Act and the NPV test. We are a firm in Utah doing this kind of work everyday for homeowners. Brian Arnold, Matt Wadsworth of Arnold &...more
Cummings Applauds End of “Retained Attorney Network”; Warns That Fannie and Freddie Must Ensure that Foreclosure Lawyers Follow the Law
Washington, DC (Nov. 9, 2012)
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the...more