Managing Seller Risk in the Limbo Period Consider a deal in which all of the buyer’s outs under the contract have expired, so the buyer’s earnest money has gone “hard,” but the seller knows that the buyer will have significant challenges to close. For example, the buyer’s loan objection deadline has passed and the … Continue Reading
Must You Extend Listing when Purchase Contract Closes After its Expiration? Webcast 6/18/19: Must You Extend Listing when Purchase Contract Closes After its Expiration? Consider a situation where you have a six month listing agreement. The seller enters into a contract five and one half months into the listing that is scheduled to close after … Continue Reading
Jurisdictional Requirements: May I File for Divorce in Colorado? Filing for divorce presents a party, or parties, with the following question: in which state may I file? This inquiry is important for couples who were married in a state in which they no longer reside, for couples who currently live in separate states, and for … Continue Reading
Colorado’s 2019 legislative session resulted in new laws affecting landlords and tenants. This article is not inclusive of all the changes to landlord-tenant law it focuses on rental application fees. Please contact our office if you have specific questions regarding a particular area of landlord-tenant law. House Bill 19-1106 – Rental Application Fees Landlords typically … Continue Reading
Residential Tenants Health And Safety Act: Colorado’s new warranty of habitability law provides more protections to tenants under the residential warranty of habitability.
Part I: Realignment of the COGCC and Delegation of Control to Local Governments. On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Governor Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bill 181 ‘Concerning Additional Public Welfare Protections Regarding the Conduct of Oil and Gas Operations, And, In Connection Therewith, Making an Appropriate.’ The bill, referred to here as SB 181, … Continue Reading
Marijuana and Employment Following the passage of Colorado’s Amendment 64 in 2012, employers and employees have faced a multitude of challenges and issues relating to the consumption and possession of marijuana by employees. One question that frequently arises is whether an employer may rescind an offer of employment based upon a prospective employee’s positive test … Continue Reading
Purchasing Property Anonymously Webcast 5/1/19: Buying a Property Anonymously. It’s not unusual for Commercial Buyers to want to purchase anonymously, and it’s not uncommon in Residential transactions either! We explore the motives behind incognito purchases, options for accomplishing them, and look at how they affect the transaction.
Selling a Property Anonymously Some sellers seek to quietly sell their property. Learn how to (1) dial into the seller’s expectations, (2) accomplish the seller’s goals and (3) manage the risks of not widely advertising the property to the whole market.
General Warranty Deed versus Special Warranty Deed In addition to the choice of deed (between general warranty and special warranty), there are three other factors that strongly influence the buyers’ and sellers’ risk factors: (1) The style of the exceptions to the warranties; (2) the features of the sellers’ existing title insurance; and (3) the … Continue Reading