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  • Legal Provisions to Consider in Restaurant Leases
      by HG.org

    When leasing a restaurant or commercial property, it is important to consider what legal provisions may be in place or are required for the arrangement to go through. Because of these potential issues, it is crucial to know what to look for, how to research for these matters and who to contact when concerns may arise.

  • Texas Eminent Domain Law 101: What Landowners Need to Know

    Eminent domain is a subject that many people have heard of, but few understand. The vast amount of land and natural resources in Texas makes eminent domain a particularly relevant issue in this state. Hopefully, this overview of eminent domain law will help Texans to better understand this complex legal topic that affects people in our state each year.

  • Summary of Materialmanís Liens
      by HG.org

    A materialsmanís lien may arise when construction companies or subcontractors take part in building, renovating or making repairs to a home. These are places on the building when certain payment has not been received by the individual or company, and the homeowner may not even be aware of these until he or she attempt to sell the property.

  • What to Do when There Is a Property Boundary Dispute
      by HG.org

    Boundary disputes may lead to litigation when the matter cannot be resolved through peaceful means. This means that both parties must understand the situation, what the argument involves and how to proceed legally through the problem.

  • Effect of Statute of Frauds on Real Estate Disputes
      by HG.org

    When a statue of frauds issue occurs, this means that a violation has transpired with a contract in writing, singed by involved parties bound to the contract with a real estate dispute. The status of frauds protects these agreements and each person is bound to the clauses, terms and conditions set in the contract.

  • Condo Owners and Requirements for Maintenance, Repair, and Replacement
      by HG.org

    When there is a need for maintenance, repairs and replacement of items within a condo, the owners need to know who is responsible for what matters. This means knowing what obligations the owner has for the unit based on the agreement signed when purchasing the space.

  • Top Things a Commercial Landlord Needs to Be Aware Of
      by HG.org

    When leasing or renting commercial property, the landlord needs to ensure certain elements exist in the paperwork as well as other items to ensure he or she is protected with the leaseholder or renter. To accomplish this, it is often necessary to hire a commercial real estate lawyer to assist with the processes.

  • What Is a Tenancy in Common in a Commercial Real Estate Transaction?
      by HG.org

    Commercial real estate transactions between the owners and the property may have a tenancy in common in place when there are co-owners that hold the title of the property in their names. This type of situation may be default under the local laws of the state, or it may have been setup through paperwork by the co-owners when purchasing the commercial building.

  • Due Diligence 101: Real Estate Lawyer Assistance
      by HG.org

    Due diligence is essential in many different aspects of business to include real estate property purchases and selling. To ensure due diligence is accomplished, those involved must investigate the situation and ensure all legal and other matters are taken care of to include provisions, conditions, contracts and any other related concerns.

  • Top Legal Reasons to Get a Survey When Purchasing Commercial Property
      by HG.org

    Commercial property purchases may be easy, complicated, full of issues or free of problems. However, it is difficult to know any of these factors unless a survey is performed on the land and building.


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