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Real Estate Institute 2019

Available: In Stock
Price: $149.00
Item Code: 10767-BK


Whether you specialize in property owners’ rights, contracts, zoning, landlord/tenant issues, or any other aspect of real estate law, find what you’ve been looking for. Explore the year’s most significant case law, current legislation, practice fundamentals, trends, and strategies, and pick up the practical advice and tips you need.

Summary of Contents


  • The Year in Review
  • 1031 Exchanges: A New World - 1031 Like Kind Exchanges of Real Estate Under the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” House Bill 1 (TCJA)
  • “Let’s Make a Deal” – Winning Strategies for the Effective Retail Lease Negotiator
  • Preferred Equity Investment Considerations and Concerns
  • Proving Hardship, And Other Steps on The Way to A Variance
  • Annual Condo/HOA Case Law and Legislative Update
  • Masterpiece Lawshop v. Civil Rights Commission Somewhere Someday
  • Special Topics in Realty Transfer Tax
  • Mobile Home Park Management
  • Transactional Opinions of Counsel - The Good, The Bad, and The Dangerous
  • Avoiding Professional Liability in Real Estate Matters
  • Advanced Sheriff’s Sale Jeopardy
  • The (Hidden) Lucrative Intersections of Immigration Law and the Real Estate Industry
  • Negotiating the PAR Residential Agreement of Sale 
  • ADA and the Fair Housing Act–Regarding Reasonable
  • Accommodations
  • About Easements
  • Tax Saving Ideas
  • What You Need to Know Now About Data Security and Privacy
  • Commercial Agreements of Sale
  • Presenting and Defending Claims under the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law in Construction Defect Litigation 
  • The Fundamentals of Adverse Possession, Prescriptive Easements and Consentable Lines


  • Federal and State Enforcement and Regulatory Activity Impacting Real Estate Transactions
  • The ABCs of Municipal Approvals
  • Litigating Common Disputes Under the Agreement of Sale
  • Remote E-Notarization: Are New Jersey and Pennsylvania About to Join the Club?
  • Updates in Property Assessments and Assessment Appeals in the City of Philadelphia
  • 2019 Developments in Tax Assessment Law
  • Selected Ethical Considerations Applicable to Real Estate Transactions
  • Stormwater Litigation
  • It Doesn’t Have to Be in Writing – Understanding Non-Express Easements
  • Understanding Title Insurance Policies and Commitments
  • Smokin’ Hot: Ethical Issues for Lawyers Advising Business Clients in States with Legalized Medical or Recreational Marijuana
  • The Impact of The Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code on Construction Defect Litigation 15 Years Out
  • Contractual Horror Stories in Commercial Leases
  • We Are Family – Zoning Issues Relating to AirBnB’s, Sober Houses and Group Homes
  • Defenses to the Commercial Foreclosure Process
  • What is This Right of Way in My HOA?
  • Fundamentals and Hot Topics in Environmental Law for Real Estate Lawyers
  • Managing and Responding to Mechanics’ Liens: Advice for Owners, Developers and Their Counsel
  • Distressed Commercial Real Estate Leases: A Primer on Negotiations, Restructurings and Terminations
  • Recent Developments in Common Interest Ownership Community Law
  • 1031 Exchanges and Opportunity Zones (Slides)
  • How to Ditch This Paper and Keep Your Money (Slides)
Practice Areas
Published: 12/5/2019
Pages: 1624
Volumes: 2
Size: 8.5x11
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