Tagged: LandCourt

#Somerville #Massachusetts zoning could see biggest changes since 1990 #RealEstateLaw #Attorney

October 27th, 2018 | LandCourt

Immensely dense city wants to preserve current character but encourage development Somerville officials are considering the most sweeping changes to its zoning ordinance in nearly 30 years. The proposed changes would facilitate more development around Somerville’s squares and along its main corridors as well as on underutilized parcels, according to the city’s Planning Department. The […]

#Cambridge #PorterSquare 46-unit St. James Place underway after years of #legal wrangling #RealEstateLaw #Attorney

October 3rd, 2018 | LandCourt

Porter Square’s 46-unit St. James Place underway after years of legal wrangling Cambridge development will plop 46 condos and a parish hall near a Red Line stop Yet another development is underway along the Red Line, this time in Cambridge’s Porter Square area. It’s there, at 2013 Massachusetts Avenue, that developer Acorn Holdings is building […]

#Boston area NIMBYs dominate meetings about new #RealEstateDevelopment Analysis #RealEstateLawyer

September 17th, 2018 | LandCourt

Boston-area NIMBYs dominate meetings about new development: Analysis Boston University study of meetings in 97 towns might confirm what some already suspected People who oppose building more multifamily housing in the Boston region tend to show up and speak at community meetings regarding new development more than proponents. That is according to a new study […]

#HomeBuyers Protect your home with a qualified #RealEstateClosing #Attorney that will protect your #home #investment #TitleInsurance #LandCourt #ClosingAttorney #Milton #Massachusetts McDevitt Law Group

August 27th, 2018 | LandCourt

McDevitt Law Group PC provides real estate closing legal services by qualified, experienced real estate law attorneys in Massachusetts.

Why Did Your Underwriter Ask for THAT on this Commercial Deal?

August 27th, 2018 | LandCourt

By Marjorie Bardwell Commercial vs Residential. It’s not just the size of the deal or the use of the property that make these two very different animals. The nature of the commercial transaction—the national players, the out of state closing—these are just a few of the added layers you may…

Yes, There’s Still RESPA Enforcement #TitleInsurance #RealEstateAttorney

August 27th, 2018 | LandCourt

By Phillip Schulman Remnants of the Richard Cordray led Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) are fading. A new sheriff in town, Mick Mulvaney, is remaking and reordering agency priorities. This CFPB is engaging in a new set of regulatory and enforcement priorities. Businesses are no longer being viewed as the enemy, but instead are being […]

Why Buying #TitleInsurance Is not like Buying Shoes Online #LandCourt #RealEstateLaw #Attorney

August 25th, 2018 | LandCourt

By Dean Collura Let’s say you own an e-commerce shoe store. Tracking how many people purchase the shoes from your online marketing is pretty simple. A certain number of people view your ad (online marketing), some of them click on the ad, some of those people add the shoes to…

The Docket: Virginia Court Addresses Need for Corrective Instruments Involving Trusts

August 24th, 2018 | LandCourt

Citation: Janet Kruck v. Mark Krisak, et al., 2018 WL 2386671 (May 23, 2018) Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia; Bernhard, J. Facts: The dates are crucial to this case which concerned the conveyance of an easement burdening property that had been conveyed into an inter vivos trust. Austin Foster granted an easement to his […]

Airbnb Settles Short-Term Rental Dispute in San Francisco

July 24th, 2018 | LandCourt

Nearly a year ago, Airbnb filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco, challenging a law the city passed attempting to regulate their disruption of the hotel industry. The legislation not only required Airbnb host-users to register with the city and adhere to strict limits, the city made it illegal for the company to […]

Who Can Claim Property Based on Adverse Possession in #Massachusetts ? #LandCourt

July 23rd, 2018 | LandCourt

Who Can Claim Property Based on Adverse Possession in #Massachusetts ? #LandCourt How a trespasser can end up gaining ownership over a Massachusetts landowner’s property. As a homeowner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, your property is likely your most valued asset. Unlike a car or other piece of personal property, your home is an investment, […]

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