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Real estate dispute may involve boundary lines

Arguments between neighbors are sometimes inevitable, particularly when they involve property boundaries. Unfortunately, these arguments can quickly escalate, causing extra problems for both parties. In these real estate dispute situations in Los Angeles, seeking a solution through the court system may be the only option for addressing these issues.

Real estate litigation may involve mortgage fraud

Purchasing a home can understandably be an exciting process for all parties involved, but fraudulent activity can quickly cast a dark cloud over this process. Specifically, mortgage fraud may occur, leading to real estate litigation. Those who are negatively impacted by mortgage fraud in Los Angeles, such as mortgage lenders and brokers, have the right to pursue justice through the civil court system.

Real estate dispute involving Catholic nuns and pop singer

A group of nuns recently lost their legal effort to prevent pop singer Katy Perry from buying their former convent. After this last ruling, the singer is now one step closer to being able to move into the beautiful property, something she has been trying to do since 2015.

Real estate dispute may involve easement

Easements are one area of real estate that can be confusing for both residential and commercial buyers. A major question posed in a real estate dispute involving an easement, or the right to use a particular piece of land, is whether it is implied or express. The chief difference between the two is that an implied easement in Los Angeles or another part of California is created through particular circumstances, whereas an express one arises from a document or agreement.

Keeping property management manageable

Managing property is no easy task. The list of things for which you are responsible is long and complex. Not only do you deal with building maintenance, but you may also be required to vet tenants and keep the books. You need a good understanding of landlord-tenant laws and the ability to handle people in tense situations. Needless to say, hardly a day goes by without some kind of problem.

Real estate dispute over lake involves state of California

Some property owners are in a disagreement with the California State Lands Commission regarding the ownership of land on which a lake's private docs have been built. These property owners, who are part of a nonprofit association, have recently filed a lawsuit against the commission in the hopes of resolving this real estate dispute. When two parties cannot solve a real estate issue on their own in Los Angeles or other parts of California, it is within their rights to take the matter to court.

Real estate dispute may involve easement

An easement is a property right providing the holder of the right an interest in the land of another individual. These types of rights have an influence on various kinds of real estate transactions. In some cases, a real estate dispute may erupt in Los Angeles or in another California city over an easement.

When Real Estate Managers Run into Legal Challenges

The real estate industry is constantly changing. While this can be an exciting element of the real estate management business, it can also be a challenging one. People who have experience managing property understand that legal issues concerning both property and tenants can crop up at virtually any time. This is an unquestionably challenging aspect of the job.

Real estate dispute involves new luxury home development

A company recently expressed renewed interest in building a luxury residential development in California. However, it has received resistance from the council of the city in which it wishes to build, as the development would be built on an area considered to be environmentally sensitive. The company, therefore, recently decided to file a legal claim against the municipality. If people in Los Angeles or other parts of the Golden State are unable to resolve a real estate dispute on their own, it is within their rights to take legal action.  

Real estate dispute may stem from failure to disclose

The real estate buying and selling process can be complicated for a wide range of reasons in Los Angeles. One common reason for a real estate dispute is a seller's failure to disclose a defect in his or her property. A seller is obligated to disclose any potential problem to prospective purchasers that may impact the property's value.

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