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Oliva Gibbs LLP

Third Time’s a Charm: Ohio Supreme Court Remands Case for Failing to Follow Instructions

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In August 2016, AWMS Water Solutions, L.L.C., AWMS Holdings L.L.C., and AWMS Rt. 169, L.L.C. (collectively, “Appellants”) filed their original writ of mandamus to commence property-appropriation proceedings since, in their...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Tennessee Removes Alternative Measure for Franchise Tax, Creates Automatic Refund Period

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Gov. Bill Lee recently signed into law Public Chapter 950, which creates significant changes in how Tennessee's franchise tax is calculated. Until now, the franchise tax has been calculated based on 1) a taxpayer's...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

Navigating Easement Disputes in North Carolina

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An easement is a right to make some specific use of land owned by another. Because easements involve the easement owner using land owned by someone else and because it is human nature to value and protect property, it is...more

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Unveiling The Pitfalls: The Real Risks Of Using RealPage

Over the last decade, apartment owners and managers have increasingly used algorithm-based software to set rents. This practice and its practitioners are now under scrutiny as many owners and operators are being investigated...more

Bowditch & Dewey

Shining a Light on Rooftop Solar for Massachusetts Condo Owners

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After the Trustees of his condominium refused his request for an Architectural Variance to install rooftop solar photovoltaic (SPV) panels on his unit, the owner brought suit in the Land Court seeking a determination that the...more

Miller Nash LLP

Oregon Construction Owners and Lenders Are Affected by New Retainage Law

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If you develop or build on real property in Oregon, your progress payments to contractors on future projects will be affected by a new law, effective on March 7, 2024. If you are a construction lender, your borrower may...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Navigating South Carolina Tax Sales: County’s Posting of Conspicuous Notices

In an unpublished opinion released on May 12 in Grayson Dailey v. SC Home Holdings, LLC (Op. No. 2024-UP-164), the South Carolina Court of Appeals upheld the tax sale of real property in Lexington County over the objection of...more

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Real Estate & Construction News Roundup (5/8/24) – Hotel Labor Disputes, a Congressional Real Estate Caucus and Freddie Mac’s New...

In our latest roundup, nonresidential construction increases, Redfin settles lawsuits, overseas real estate becomes more lucrative than domestic real estate, and more!...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

HUD announces FFRMS final rule

Recently, HUD announced a final rule to implement the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard to “protect communities from flood risk, heavy storms, increased frequency of severe weather events and disasters, changes in...more

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Scammers are Seeking to Steal Your Property Using Wild Deeds

Could someone transfer your property ownership away from you without your knowledge? One scam takes advantage of the fact that California County Recorders do not vet the contents of deeds to ensure validity: an individual...more

Downey Brand LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Legislatively-imposed Permit Conditions Must Satisfy the ‘Essential Nexus’ and ‘Rough...

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In a highly-anticipated case revolving around development impact fees, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in Sheetz v. County of El Dorado, 144 S.Ct. 893 (2024) that legislatively-imposed conditions on building permits...more

Rivkin Radler LLP

A Legal Update for the Title Insurance Industry

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Michael Heller’s, Matthew Spero’s and Lawrence Han’s Winter issue of the Title Reporter was published in the Real Estate Finance Journal. This article discusses the following court rulings and other title insurance-related...more

Cozen O'Connor

U.S. Supreme Court Revisits the Right of Local Government to Exact Permit Conditions from Developers

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The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has again rejected a state's narrow interpretation of the constitutional limits on government's ability to impose development conditions. A unanimous SCOTUS ruled on April 12 in favor of the...more

Sands Anderson PC

Sheetz v. County of El Dorado: Chipping Away at Elected Officials’ Power Over Development Costs

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The US Supreme Court’s decision in Sheetz v. County of El Dorado earlier this month will affect how local governments impose impact fees in the future and who pays certain development costs....more

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

EPA’s Designation of Two “Forever Chemicals” as Hazardous Substances Brings Potential Impacts to Manufacturers,...

On April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule to regulate two per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). The...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

What the Sheetz: Where California Development Impact Fees Stand Following Recent Supreme Court Decision

Undoubtedly, development impact fees (DIFs) can make or break the pro forma of any development project. Until this month, developers hoping to challenge the assessment of project-related DIFs were often limited in the causes...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

US Supreme Court Decision Invites Scrutiny of Legislatively Imposed Impact Fees

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The unanimous opinion holds that development impact fees established through the legislative process are subject to constitutional scrutiny as potential regulatory takings. The Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the...more

Bennett Jones LLP

Killing the Deal (Anticipatory Repudiation in a Real Estate Purchase)

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Once an agreement of purchase and sale for real estate is signed, the path to closing and the rules of closing are firmly engrained, both in the terms of the contract and in principles of law and equity. You don’t get to...more

Hogan Lovells

UK Trespass and possession orders: Get out of my kitchen!

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In our recent article, we explored how to pre-empt and prevent anticipated trespass on your land through injunctions. But what do you do when it’s too late for that, and your property has been occupied by trespassers or...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Maine amends processes regarding sale of foreclosed properties for nonpayment of taxes

On April 16, the Governor of Maine signed into law HP 1452 (the “Act”), which will amend the selling processes for foreclosed properties, specifically when a property is being foreclosed upon following a failure to pay taxes....more

Bennett Jones LLP

Can your Neighbour Expropriate your Land? (A Consideration of Remedies for Trespass)

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"This Court accepts that it is very harsh for an owner of land to be forcibly compelled to sell land that they have no desire or wish to sell—this amounts to a private expropriation. This Court also accepts that it is very...more

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP

Supreme Court Leaves the Sheetz Out In Takings Case

When the government wants to take private property for a public project, it must compensate the owner at fair market value. The just compensation concept comes from the Fifth Amendment’s Takings Clause, which provides: “nor...more

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Will Recorded Covenants Hold and Remain Binding on Successors in Title to Real Property? A Pivotal Certified Question Heads to the...

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Breaking news from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit involving the case of RJ's International Trading, LLC vs. Crown Castle South, LLC. The court has certified a pivotal question to the Florida...more

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U.S. Supreme Court: Legislative Impact Fees Can Be Unconstitutional Exactions Too

Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Sheetz v. County of El Dorado, California, in which the Court held that for the purpose of a takings claim there is no distinction in whether permit conditions...more

Saul Ewing LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Decides Two Takings Cases in One Week

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It is rare for the Supreme Court to decide cases involving the Constitution’s Takings Clause, and, indeed, not uncommon for the Court to go years without considering the Clause at all; so, when the Court issues two decisions...more

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