Defective Home Sales and Other Real Estate Problems

Learn about the unique issues and complexities surrounding real estate property disputes. Many generalists are hired to represent a buyer or seller of real property in subsequent litigation. However, these disputes require more specialized knowledge than one might think. This topic will provide insights into this field derived from 27 years of mediating, arbitrating and litigating these cases on behalf of buyers, sellers, brokers and other real estate professionals. This topic will benefit anyone that is currently representing or will in the future represent a party in a dispute arising out of the purchase or sale of real property.
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Karen Whitt, CPM and Fred Tuomi discuss what real estate firms are looking for when hiring at the IREM Fall Leadership Conference.


Evolving Structures for Real Estate Investment Funds

Asia Pacific Real Estate Association

With the recent liberalization of the norms for foreign investment in real estate including a clarification that seems to open up foreign investment in completed real estate sector to a large extent, the real estate sector clearly seems to be attracting the right attention from foreign investors (click here to view our analysis of the proposed liberalization of foreign direct investment in construction development). Whilst the REITs story may not have taken off as anticipated, this latest chapter adds to growing interest in the Indian real estate sector for real estate fund managers globally.

The Advanced Guide to Analyzing an Investment Property


This video is a recording of our very first Webinar, where Brandon walks people through the entire real-life process of analyzing a potential investment property.

Developments relating to mortgage REITs

Morrison & Foerster

In recent months we have seen a resurgence in mortgage real estate investment trusts. Quite a number of newly formed mortgage REITs have completed successful initial public offerings. Of these, several have outlined an investment strategy focused on making investments in distressed mortgage related assets and commercial mortgage loans.

Marketing for the Moments That Matter Most to Apartment Shoppers

Multifamily Insiders

Giving your prospects the right message at the right time is critical at each phase of the apartment shopping process. In this session, we’ll get inside the mind of the typical apartment shopper and give you tactics for addressing them across multiple devices.