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Hong Kong 2024-25 Budget - Real Estate Sector Highlights, Green Initiatives and Other Updates

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On 28 February 2024, Paul Chan, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, delivered the 2024-25 Budget (the “Budget”). Starting off by acknowledging the “challenging external environment” including “heightened geopolitical...more

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FinCEN Proposal for Nonfinanced Purchases of Residential Real Estate and Gratuitous Transfers

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Feb. 7, 2024, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing a new nationwide reporting obligation to be imposed on settlement...more

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District of Columbia Lays Groundwork for Office to Residential Building Conversions Through Tax Abatement Program

Earlier this month, the District of Columbia’s Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) issued proposed rules that lay the groundwork for a competitive process to provide gap financing of...more

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U.S. Treasury Issues Notice of Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Residential Real Estate Transfers

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On Feb. 7, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)1 in response to illicit finance risks identified in the U.S. residential real estate...more

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FinCEN's Proposed New Rule to Increase Reporting Requirements in Residential Real Estate

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On February 7, 2024, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) proposed a new rule to increase reporting requirements for nonfinanced, entity-purchased residential real estate. FinCEN...more

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Canada Extends Ban on Foreign Home Buyers to 2027

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The Government of Canada has announced a two-year extension to an existing ban on foreign ownership of Canadian housing. The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (the Act) was set to expire...more

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San Diego City Council Takes Action to Support Housing Development

In response to San Diego’s current housing shortfall and related socio-economic conditions, the City Council has approved several changes to the city’s existing Complete Communities infill development initiative. These...more

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D.C. Releases Draft Regulations for the Housing in Downtown Tax Abatement

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The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) for the District of Columbia issued draft regulations effectuating the Housing in Downtown Tax Abatement (Abatement) on Jan. 26, 2024. The draft...more

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RICS Sustainability Report 2023: More Progress Required to Achieve Carbon Net Zero Goal

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In this Insight, first published in PLC, Freya Scott discusses the RICS Sustainability Report 2023, considers some of the barriers to achieving the carbon net zero goal by 2050 and what can be done to overcome these. ...more

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[Webinar] Cost of Housing & Lack of Inventory – Ohio’s Next Big Economic Challenge: Presented in Partnership with the OEDA -...

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Whether you are in a metro area or a rural community, Ohio’s housing needs are great. If your economic development efforts do not include a plan for how to retain and attract talent through housing inventory and options,...more

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Ignore at Your Peril! Decoding the Building Safety Act 2022 and What It Means for Those Involved in UK Based Branded Residences...

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Historically, the United Kingdom has lagged behind the likes of Dubai, South Florida, New York, Hong Kong SAR and Singapore in the branded residences space, as us Brits have tended to prefer traditional house living. However,...more

International Lawyers Network

Buying and Selling Real Estate in Florida (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER FLORIDIAN LAW - I. STANDARD FORMS OF AGREEMENTS - A. Purchase and Sale Agreement sets forth the complete terms of the purchase and sale including, among other things,...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

Burnett v. NAR Verdict Won’t Immediately Change Broker Incentives

Like violin pedagogy, real estate brokerage commissions for home sales have followed a set practice for decades, even though it might not be the best arrangement for all involved. Sellers listed their homes with a real estate...more

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Texas Legislature Reduces Statute of Repose for Residential Homebuilders

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In residential construction, the recent legislative amendments to Chapter 27 of the Texas Property Code (the Residential Construction Liability Act or the “RCLA”) have garnered significant attention in the industry, and...more

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FHFA Releases Report on Federal Home Loan Banks

On Wednesday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (“FHFA”) released a long-awaited report on its review of the Federal Home Loan Bank (“FHLB”) System. The FHFA first announced its FHLB System at 100 initiative in August of...more

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Biometric Data Collection: A Significant Risk for the Real Estate Industry

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Biometric building access controls (i.e., “smart access” technologies) have become increasingly popular among residential and commercial property managers for the enhanced security benefits that these solutions provide. The...more

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[Event] How to Jumpstart Housing Development in Your Community - November 16th, Chillicothe, OH

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Join Bricker Graydon on November 16th for a free half-day seminar on, “How to Jumpstart Housing Development in Your Community.” Speakers will include Bricker Graydon public finance and political subdivision attorneys in...more

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Hong Kong SAR Policy Address 2023

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The Policy Address 2023 was delivered by the Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive, John Lee (“CE”) on 25 October 2023. In addition to some expected initiatives to further promote the principle of “One Country, Two Systems” and...more

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Developing Opportunistic Real Estate Lending Market Poised to Thrive

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A unique set of conditions appear to be setting up a market that is primed for opportunistic real estate lending and investing opportunities with private credit positioned to thrive. Higher interest rates, increased operating...more

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Examining the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act in Shaping Arizona’s Real Estate Receiverships

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Historically, Arizona courts have granted receivers certain powers and duties related to commercial real estate and certain residential property in accordance with A.R.S. § 12-1241,1 and A.R.S. § 12-1242.2 For example,...more

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The Data Show that the Real Estate Market has “Tipped”

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The front page of yesterday’s Wall Street Journal (10/17) confirms what we have been “feeling” throughout 2023. The home buying frenzy that overheated markets in 1987 and 2007 has reached its pinnacle and moved on....more

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Multi-Family Living: the Cladding Issue

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Following the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, the widespread use of dangerous, inappropriate cladding materials on multi-storey buildings was brought to the attention of the market and the regulators. In the...more

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BTR Series Part 8: BTR and Sustainability—An Opportunity to Drive Decarbonisation in the Built Environment

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In Part 8 of our build to rent (BTR) series, we highlight the significant opportunity for new build residential developments to adopt sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives in the BTR market in Australia and help...more

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BTR Series Part 7: Residential Sector—Impacts on the Home Ownership Market and Other Sectors Such as Retirement Living

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In Part 7 of our build to rent (BTR) Series, we take a look at the current BTR market in Australia and the potential impacts of BTR developments on the residential sector....more

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Many California Local Governments Face Tight Rezoning Deadlines

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California housing law requires every city and county in the state to update the Housing Element of that jurisdiction's General Plan every eight years. Among other things, each updated Housing Element must plan for the...more

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