Jon Goodman has been a real estate attorney in Colorado for over twenty-five years, he is a shareholder at Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein P.C., and has been since 1994. Jon has published hundreds of real estate articles and is a frequent speaker on dozens of topics for the real estate industry. Clients include mortgage lenders (banks, savings and loans, mortgage companies), real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate companies, developers, property management companies, builders, subcontractors, suppliers, buyers and sellers. As an experienced real estate attorney, Jon has been quoted in various publications including, the Wall Street Journal, the Denver Post, and the Rocky Mountain News.
RECENT ARTICLES BY JON GOODMAN
Loan Due On Transfer The current conventional wisdom is that so long a lender is receiving payments, the lender will not call a loan in default just because the borrower conveyed title, without paying off the debt, in violation of “due-on-transfer” clauses in the mortgage. That conventional wisdom is based, however, on experiences born out
Sellers Don’t Give Up Your Clout Too Soon In tight inventory markets, sellers sometimes want to kick a buyer out of the deal because, for example, the buyer’s proof of funds or loan commitment disappoints. But once a buyer has a contract, the buyer has the upper hand. The seller will have a challenge kicking
What Listing Brokers Need to Know about Disclosure of a Seller’s Security Cameras and Listening Devices
Colorado has a statute that can make it illegal for a seller to listen in on conversations among buyers or buyers and their brokers touring a property. Learn how to manage the disclosure issues.
Learn how the buyer is exposed to claims that the buyer has breached the contract if the buyer applies for a lower LTV loan that the one reflected in the §4 chart in the contract.
This is the sixth video in our six part series on Coronavirus COVID-19 identifying an approach for a “one-size-fits-all” Coronavirus COVID-19 contract clause in Colorado. If you seek to have us provide such clauses to you as your lawyer, then please contact Andrea Webster at 303-494-3000 to schedule an appointment.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Clauses that Dovetail with the CREC System This is the fifth video in our six part series on Coronavirus COVID-19 providing solutions for managing Coronavirus COVID-19 risks in the Colorado Real Estate Commission form system. If you seek to have us provide such clauses to you as your lawyer, then please contact
Force Majeure and Coronavirus COVID-19 This is the fourth video in our six part series on Coronavirus COVID-19 identifying general concepts about Force Majeure and impossibility of performance in Colorado as those concepts relate to Coronavirus COVID-19.
General Considerations for Coronavirus COVID-19 Contract Clauses This is the third video in our six part series on Coronavirus COVID-19 identifying the general issues for creating and reviewing Coronavirus COVID-19 clauses.
This is the second video in our six part series on Coronavirus COVID-19. It provides a process for addressing contract issues for deals that are already under contract (without COVID-19 clauses).
Must I Disclose that an Occupant had Coronavirus (COVID-19)? This is the first video in our six part series on Coronavirus COVID-19 addressing a frequently asked question. The remaining five videos address contract clauses to manage Coronavirus COVID-19 risks.
Jon Goodman is a shareholder with Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., a Colorado law firm. His practice areas include Real Estate, Brokerage Law, Contracts, Land Use, Leasing, Real Estate Title, Association Law, Business Law, and Finance. Contact Jon Goodman.
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