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...
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...
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...