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Weakest Link in the Chain
Posted on 24 Aug 2015 by Ulmer & Berne LLP

By Scott Kadish Leasing space to a restaurant chain is very desirable for a shopping center landlord. Name recognition attracts people to the center and a chain typically has better financial resources. So, the landlord starts out saying “I... Read More

Equity Residential’s Upfront Tenant Fees Illegal, Federal Judge Rules
Posted on 3 Feb 2015 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Perry v. Equity Residential : Application Fee, Amenity-Community Fee, Move-In Fee and Upfront Pet Fee Held Illegal In a stinging class action ruling , Boston federal district court judge Rya Zobel has ruled that Equity Residential’s up front... Read More

Airbnb Rentals Raise Thorny Legal Issues
Posted on 8 Sep 2014 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Law Catching Up With Popular Airbnb Room Rental Website With the promise of relatively easy money, Airbnb (Air Bed & Breakfast) is making innkeepers of many Greater Boston homeowners and even renters who are taking advantage of the popular website’s... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. - July 19th Update
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by Andrea Lee Negroni

REAL CASES IN REAL ESTATE By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. BuckleySandler LLP alnegroni@buckleysandler.com Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around... Read More

New Utah Law Prohibits Unequal Treatment of Rental Units by Homeowners Associations
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Thomas G. Bennett and Melanie R. Clark Recent revisions to Utah law clarify the role and authority of homeowners associations in restricting owners’ renting out of their units, and may require associations to take action to comply. House... Read More

The Landlords Strike Back! AG’s $38,000 Craigslist Rental Discrimination Penalty Struck Down
Posted on 3 Jun 2015 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Attorney General’s Office Accused of Smearing Local Landlords In Press A Craigslist rental ad posted online for merely 8 days turned into a complete nightmare for a Melrose father and son who claim that Attorney General Martha Coakley’s... Read More

Supreme Court Rules that Landlord are Liable for Injuries to Guests of Tenants
Posted on 18 Mar 2014 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Myriam W.Gluck Owners of multi-unit properties should be familiar with Section 5321.04(A)(3) of the Ohio Revised Code, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], which requires a landlord to, “[k]eep all common areas of the... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – February 22nd Update
Posted on 22 Feb 2011 by Andrea Lee Negroni

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... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – January 18th, 2012 Update
Posted on 18 Jan 2012 by Andrea Lee Negroni

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... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – March 13th Update
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by Andrea Lee Negroni

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... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – January 18th Update
Posted on 17 Jan 2011 by Andrea Lee Negroni

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... Read More