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Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – Nov. 15th Update

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors and the general public. Andrea Lee...

Be Careful in Executing a Third-Party Easement While under a Contract to Sell: Real Estate Contract Rescinded Because Power Line Easement Executed without Buyer's Knowledge

A buyer was entitled to rescind a real estate contract after the seller negotiated and executed a power line easement without the buyer's knowledge, according to a recent decision from 9 th Circuit. Applying California law, the court held that the easement, which continued to exist for more than...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Second Circuit Reverses Bacolitsas Decision in Rare Win for Condo Developers

By Joseph E. Lubinski and Patrick H. Pugh A condominium developer has garnered a significant victory in a dispute with a buyer as the result of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In Bacolitsas v. 86 th & 3 rd Owner, LLC [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers...