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Common Legal Mistakes in Commercial Lease Negotiations — and How to Avoid Them

Commercial real estate transactions are complex and leases must be carefully negotiated. If you are a tenant, you must conduct your due diligence and take the time to properly prepare for a commercial lease negotiation. Failure to do so can result in… Read More
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Understanding Easement Disputes and Boundary Disputes

Easement disputes and boundary disputes are among the most common types of conflicts that can arise between neighbors. While these cases can sometimes be worked out between the parties, in certain situations, they can require litigation to resolve. I… Read More
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Repair and Maintenance Clauses in Commercial Leases

Commercial leases are complex documents that are used by landlords and tenants to safeguard their interests. They contain a variety of provisions that outline the rights and responsibilities of the parties — and must be carefully negotiated. One of… Read More
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An Overview of California Residential Lease Agreement Negotiations for Landlords and Tenants

A residential real estate lease is a contract between a tenant and landlord. It allows the tenant to have the right to live in the property for a certain amount of time in exchange for rent. It also specifies the conditions with which both parties mu… Read More
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7 Tips for Negotiating a Commercial Lease as a Tenant

If you’re a business owner, chances are you will need to enter into a commercial lease at some point. Whether you require retail, office, warehouse, or restaurant space, the terms of your commercial lease can play a critical role in the success of… Read More
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Legal Considerations in California Commercial Lease Negotiations

Commercial leases are complex documents that require meticulous review and rigorous negotiations. Unfortunately, they are often entered into by parties without careful consideration or a thorough understanding of the terms. For both commercial landlo… Read More
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How to Handle Commercial Leases with Cannabis Tenants

For new businesses, finding the right commercial space is critical — especially in the cannabis industry. There are a number of issues that can impact commercial landlords who lease to cannabis businesses. While the factors will vary, depending on… Read More
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What is a Quiet Title Action?

There are various reasons a dispute may arise concerning ownership of residential or commercial property. If you own or are about to invest in property that has a cloud on title, it’s crucial to take the necessary measures to protect your rights. C… Read More
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10 Commonly Litigated Issues Related to Real Estate

There are many different types of disputes that can occur during the course of a real estate transaction, and some issues related to real estate can even occur after the transaction has already been completed. While many controversies can be settled… Read More
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California Usury Law Exemption for Real Estate Brokers

The California Constitution protects citizens within the state from usury, which is the lending of money at excessively high rates. While lenders are generally permitted to contract with borrowers for loans used primarily for personal, family, and ho… Read More
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