Real Estate Blog

Corporate Transparency Act

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The Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) was enacted January 21, 2021 and is implemented through regulations established by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FINCEN”), a bureau of the US Department of the Treasury. The regulations require “reporting companies” to report information about their beneficial owners to FINCEN to be stored in a secure, non-public database. Reporting … Read more

Certificate of Occupancy: What You Should Know When Buying and Selling

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Summer is quickly approaching, and you are looking to renovate your house. Perhaps you’ve already hired contractors to build an addition, extend your deck, renovate your bathroom or build a pool in your backyard. Depending on the type of work you have planned, your contractor may need to obtain permits. The failure to obtain proper … Read more

Due Diligence for Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions

Due diligence is the investigation of a person or business. In the context of a commercial real estate transaction, the buyer uses the due diligence process to gather information about property to be acquired. This Note explains, from a buyer’s perspective, why due diligence is necessary, what materials to review and what to look for. … Read more