RESULTS FOR MEDIA CATEGORY: Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
Contractors-Developers denied the right to invoke the protections of the implied warranty of workmanlike construction
Feb. 26, 2015 – Benjamin D. Bruner, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
Iowa Supreme Court further limits the scope of implied warranty of workmanlike construction in ruling that contractors-developers are not innocent homebuyers.
Feb. 17, 2015 – Ted W. Craig, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
New rules on the use of drones in US airspace would create possibilities in agriculture, real estate and construction.
Iowa Supreme Court limits a lender’s right to remedy of implied warranty of workmanlike construction
Feb. 1, 2015 – Benjamin D. Bruner, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
In its decision the court reasoned that the implied warranty should not be extended to lenders due to the fact that lenders can protect themselves against construction defects in other ways.
Jan. 20, 2015 – John E. Lande, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
With so many landowners affected by construction of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, it is very likely that Energy Transfer Partners will have to exercise one of the more controversial powers available under Iowa law—eminent domain.
Another change to the (previous) 21-year limit on restrictive covenants in favor of homeowners’ associations
Dec. 9, 2014 – William R. Stiles, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
Homeowner’s associations (created in covenants that are older than twenty-one years from their creation) no longer need to worry about their ability to levy assessments or enforce covenant provisions.