This is the place to find topics related to real estate contracts and negotiations.
A lien is the legal right a creditor has to pursue a claim against a defaulting debtor. The real estate involved in the transaction is security for the debt.
This is the age-old question a lot of Sellers ask before marketing a property. It gets a little more complex when considering hybrid brokerage relationships, so let’s take a closer look at some of the issues.
Some of us ask, “do I need a Will?” A qualified estate planning attorney is the person to provide the right answer, but many people avoid doing estate planning because of the perceived cost, or they just feel it’s too morbid to deal with right now. There are some pitfalls to this thinking, some of which we should look at.
Gaining the highest and best use from land is the goal. Most of us tend to think of subdividing or platting the property to do it, but there are other ways to monetize dirt and this one really worked for the landowner – leasing land for a Cellular Site.
It is a perfect world when I hold all the cards and can dictate terms and conditions of a deal. That is not negotiating. Negotiation is a process of give and take.
As a subdivider of land and principal representative of the legal landowner, I have sole responsibility to make sure that the contracts I sign are as bulletproof as possible.