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Transactional practice representing institutions, investors, creditors, property owners and consumers, including: Residential Closings & Transactions ~ Commercial Closings & Transactions ~ Administrative Real Estate Law ~ Bankruptcy
Business association focused area of practice that represents entities from formation, to operations, to exits through M&A or dissolution. Corporations ~ Limited Liability Companies ~ Partnerships ~ Mergers & Acquisitions
Our firm represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts in commercial legal disputes.
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Depending on the circumstances, a combination of federal and state laws govern real estate transactions. If a “federally related mortgage loan” is being taken out to acquire a property, federal law is triggered, specifically the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”). Section 2607(a) of RESPA states, “[n]o person shall give and no person shall accept Read more about Kickbacks and the CFPB: How to Keep your Nose Clean as a Real Estate Agent[…]
Craig Long Achieves Victory for Elderly Client in Forsyth County, Superior Court in Land Contract Case
Craig Long won a substantial victory in the Superior Court of Forsyth County, for his 88-year-old client in January of 2017. Mr. Long’s client (plaintiff), owns several acres of prime real estate in Forsyth County, Georgia on Post Road. In 2014, the plaintiff and three other neighboring property owners agreed to assemble their tracts of Read more about Craig Long Achieves Victory for Elderly Client in Forsyth County, Superior Court in Land Contract Case[…]
As we turn the corner into a new year, we give pause to reflect on 2016, and what the year brought to our firm. In the last year, we added some new talent to our Real Estate Closing Team; Ajka Pilav, Sue Evans and Kelley Crane. The transition from a one-man team to a three-woman Read more about Closing the Book on 2016[…]
On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index was released for the month of September, 2016. The index measures home prices through two indices, the 20-home index and the 10-home index. The 20-home index measures home prices in the following cities: Phoenix, Los Angles, San Diego, San Francisco, Denver, Washington, DC, Miami, Read more about Atlanta Housing Price Recovery is Complete[…]
The Cost of Title Insurance is Worth the Investment
The Atlanta Journal Constitution recently published a Business article about the shortage of homes for sale in Atlanta. Journalist Michael Kanell references the housing inventory report from Georgia Multiple Listing Service which denotes Georgia as possessing the worst housing inventory deficit in the nation. The analysis of the information is accurate, and reaches the obvious conclusion that the housing Read more about Forsyth County Primed for Growth[…]
In June 2015 the Georgia Supreme Court made significant changes to spoliation in the State of Georgia. In its decision in Phillips v. Harmon, 297 Ga. 386 (2015), the Court rejected the bright line test formerly relied upon by trial courts in the state when determining when a duty to preserve evidence begins. The unanimous Read more about Spoliation in Georgia[…]