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Real estate transactions

Burke, D. Barlow, 1941- author

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  • Creator Barlow Burke, Professor of Law and John S. Myers and Alvina Reckman Myers Scholar, Washington College of Law, American University
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Sixth edition
    • New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, [2014]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xx, 571 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781454816096, 1454816090
  • OCLC ocn874557769

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • American conveyancing and professional responsibility -- Real estate brokers -- Contract risk of loss and equitable conversion -- The statute of frauds in real property transactions -- Contract of sale conditions -- Remedies for breach of contract -- Closings : deeds and escrows -- Deed descriptions -- Recording acts -- Title searches, abstracts, title insurance, reforms, and Torrens laws -- Mortgage lenders and markets -- Junior liens and mezzanine finance -- Transfers of the mortgage -- Pre-foreclosure remedies -- Foreclosures -- Real estate in trouble -- Installment land sale contracts -- Real property owners and the Internal Revenue Code -- Real estate planning: investment strategy -- Partnership and limited liability companies -- Construction agreements and finance -- Environmental concerns in real estate transactions -- Commercial leases
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