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CONSUMER ALERT: THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REMINDS NEW YORKERS OF TRAMPOLINE PARK LAWS

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The Division of Consumer Protection is today alerting New Yorkers about laws governing the State’s trampoline parks to help keep families safe. Trampoline parks, which are able to re-open at 25 percent capacity in New York State on March 26, represent a billion-dollar industry nationwide.

Double Net Lease: What Is It and how Does It Work?

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The double net lease, which is also called the "NN" or "net-net" lease is a type of lease agreement where the tenant is responsible to pay premiums to insure a building and property taxes. Unlike the single net lease, which is one that only requires the tenant to pay the property taxes, this option passes more costs to the tenant in the form of insurance payments.
Selling Your Property in Portugal

Everything You Should Know About Selling Your Property in Portugal

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Selling your property in Portugal can be easy when you get the right real estate agents. The main benefit of using professionals is helping you to locate the right buyers. They are aware of what buyers are looking for when purchasing a property.

Premises Liability: What to Know

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Most businesses have premises liability insurance in addition to general liability insurance coverage. That is because personal injury litigation can be very costly, especially if the case is brought to court. Every case is different but let's take a look at what can happen.

Air BnB Rules & The Law

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Utilizing Air BnBs is the trendy new way to experience travel around the world. Giving tourists the ability to rent a condo or house in the city of the dreams not only lets them come and experience a new environment, but it also lets them live like the locals. It’s no surprise that regular tourists and influencers alike have hopped on this trendy way to stay.

Understanding the Impact of Prop 19 on California Real Estate

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Each state tries to generate revenue one way or another to fund the things residents expect from governing bodies like firefighters, cops, schools, and infrastructure.  California's Prop 19 aims to change taxes, and it's targeting residential real estate

Consider These 5 Locations to Relocate Your Business

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The grass on the other side looks greener every year for entrepreneurs. Change of location is one of the most promising paths to business growth. You may want to shift cities because you need more space, are located in an area headed downhill, or are just looking for an upgrade. According to the US Census Bureau more than 40 million Americans relocate each year
Best Tenants as a Landlord

How to Attract the Best Tenants as a Landlord

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As a landlord, you want to ensure your property stays in good standing and get paid on time. This means you need to find good tenants that are responsible. Investing in real estate can be risky, and choosing the wrong tenants can make this business venture a nightmare.

Most U.S. Hazardous Waste Sites in Close Proximity to Federally Funded Housing

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An estimated 77,000 people who live in federally assisted housing across the United States are at risk of being poisoned by dangerous toxic contamination and the federal government has been aware of this hazard for years but taken no action, according to a new report released today by the Shriver Center on Poverty Law, Earthjustice
1031 Exchange

An Overview of the 1031 Exchange

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The United States Internal Revenue Code is a portion of the federal statutory tax laws which is published in different volumes of the United States Statutes at Large. It is separated as Title 26 of the code and it covers taxes, its procedures, and administration.
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GSA to Conduct Public Auction of 1.67 Acre Seaside, CA Property – Opening Bid...

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will be holding a public sale for the parcel of land, including a large building, located at the Southwest Corner of Colonel Durham Street and Parker Flats Cut-Off Road, in Seaside
Peter Evering

WHAT IS THE EVICTION PROCESS IN CALIFORNIA?

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Eviction is a dirty word for both tenants and the landlords that believe the time has come to remove one or more parties from an apartment. The process anywhere can lead to a strained relationship at best and a bitter acrimonious fight that ends up in the judicial system.
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MISMO® Issues Taxpayer Consent Language as Solution for New IRS Requirement on Sharing Tax...

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MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, has issued its Taxpayer Consent Language, which permits lenders to share tax information received
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Before Veterans Day Weekend, Norton to Introduce Veterans Legal Support Act

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she will introduce the Veterans Legal Support Act of 2019, which would allow the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Why Is My House Not Selling

Why Is My House Not Selling and What Can I Do?

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If you are most people—having your home sitting on the market, not selling, and becoming a real estate white elephant is a source of stress and concern. It can also be highly inconvenient, which of course leads you to ask 'why is my house not selling'?
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State Mortgage Regulators Call for Simplified Data Transfer Process for Loan Origination Software Users

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Washington, DC -- State regulators are encouraging industry to integrate state-developed data standards with mortgage loan origination systems, said the Conference of State Bank...

Property Tax Bills Arriving Soon

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he New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate and personal property tax bills, so property owners should receive their bill by the end of August.

Operation HOPE Awarded $1.2M Grant from U.S. Department of Commerce to Extend Financial Recovery...

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Operation HOPE announced today that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the organization a $1.2 million grant to extend its financial recovery work in Puerto Rico through HOPE Coalition America (HCA), the central programming arm of its national disaster and preparedness division, HOPE Inside Disaster.
Top Estate Planning FAQs

Top Estate Planning FAQs

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An estate plan can decrease the expenses and taxes of an estate, simplify the transfer of assets to your loved ones and ensure that they are financially protected, says SCL Wills and Probate, a law firm renowned for its probate and will solicitors in Hertfordshire.

New Lawsuit Challenges Anti-Protest Trespass Law

Landowners, community members, environmental justice advocates, and a journalist filed a lawsuit challenging a Louisiana law that makes it a felony punishable by up to five years in prison to be anywhere on the 125,000 miles of pipelines that run throughout the state without permission.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Robert Lindley - Canyon Title

Robert Lindley of Canyon Title Selected for 2021 Titan 100 CEO...

Canyon Title Inc, a Boston National Company, announced today that Robert Lindley, President and CEO of Canyon Title, has been selected for the 2021 Titan 100 by Wipfli, LLP. Collectively, the Titan 100 and their companies employ more than 127,00

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Covid-Safe Open House in 2021

How to Deliver a Covid-Safe Open House in 2021

Running an open house is not as easy as it used to be. The real estate world has been shook-up by the Covid-19 pandemic as much as any other industry. It’s necessary to plan for precautions when you’re expecting many people to come through the front door.