Spooky for developers! Potential relief for buyers from the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act

The Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act was enacted in 1968 to address developers who sold undesirable - and often unbuildable - land to unsuspecting consumers. In the forty-plus years since this law was enacted, this abusive type of land sale has waned. However, compliance with the Act or...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Maryland Developers Watching Key Bills in Legislature

By Erica A. Leatham More than 2,400 bills are currently pending before the Maryland General Assembly that will directly or indirectly affect developers if they become law. At the mid-point in the legislative session, we have highlighted several of the most important: The Budget and Proposed Taxes...

Vandeventer Black LLP: Adjacent Land Owners Can Proceed with Trespass Claim Against Developer

Recently, on September 14, 2012 in the decision of Kurpiel v. Hicks , Record No. 112192 [ enhanced version available to Lexis.com subscribers ], the Virginia Supreme Court reversed a Circuit Court's demurrer, and allowed two landowners' case of trespass to proceed against a neighboring developer...

Condominium Unit Sales Exempt from Registration under ILSFDA

By Christopher W. Payne, Roger D. Winston, Timothy P. Martin, and Joseph E. Lubinski The sale of condominium units will no longer be subject to the registration requirements of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (the ILSFDA), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], under...