Boundary Problems and Property-Line Disagreements

Lorman

Your telephone rings, you receive an email and/or a potential client drops by your office. They want you to perform a survey of their property, when can you come to the property and how much will it cost? You ask for the location of the property and their contact information. You thank them for giving you this opportunity to perform their land surveying services and began preparing a cost estimate for your land surveying services.
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Some of the most expensive cities in the United States apply rent regulation laws to certain residential units. These legal schemes typically both limit the amount landlords may increase rents for existing tenants in some buildings and address many other aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship.

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How to Find, Analyse & Research Subdivision & Development Property

The 60-minute webinar will include how to: Instantly filter properties with development potential from the thousands of listings currently on the market Find big off-market blocks suitable for duplex or townhouse development Check for precedence in an area and identify the highest and best use of a site See at a glance: maximum building height, minimum lot size, council and zoning details View street frontage and easements See the demographic and household income for an area so you can build to the demand Run fast feasibility assessments for a duplex or townhouse development Work out Residual Land Value: the price ceiling when purchasing a block of land to achieve your minimum 20% profit margin Quickly generate Development Potential Reports to understand how much you will earn from your investment Set watchlist notifications to be emailed as soon as a shortlisted property hits the market
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Texas REALTORS Legal Series: Stay Safe Out There

Texas REALTORS

As of 2018, approximately a third of REALTORS nationwide had experienced a situation that made them fear for their personal safety. Listen to tips from Sergeant Robbie Barrera from the Texas Department of Public Safety on how to stay safe on the job and what to do if you find yourself in a dangerous situation.
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Float Ownership Issues in Construction Project Management

Lorman

Time is one of the critical components to completing a successful construction project. Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling has long been a key process in managing time on a project. A byproduct of the CPM scheduling process is float, an often debated topic, particularly who has the right to use or control the float - who owns the float. The focus of this material will be on float ownership. A brief overview of CPM scheduling will be provided, including a more detailed explanation of what float is and how it is calculated. Various possibilities for the ownership of float will be presented and discussed. Actual contract provisions relating to float ownership will be presented and reviewed. The opinions of the courts from several cases involving the question of float will be provided and discussed. In conclusion, you will have a better understanding of what float is and its place in CPM scheduling.
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Real Estate Tax Reform Update

Withum’s Real Estate Services

Year-end means it’s tax planning time and knowing the rules is more important now than ever. The Tax Code underwent groundbreaking reform in 2017 with most of the law becoming applicable in 2018. The Treasury Department has been busy over the summer and fall producing additional guidance on the new sections of the Code.
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Some of the most expensive cities in the United States apply rent regulation laws to certain residential units. These legal schemes typically both limit the amount landlords may increase rents for existing tenants in some buildings and address many other aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship.

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