RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Real Estate & Land Use
Feb. 4, 2016 – Jeffrey G. Baxter, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
The Deed of Trust is the primary security document used in Arizona. There are many similarities between the Deed of Trust and the Mortgage, but there are significant differences as well, which a prospective owner should be aware of before buying in Arizona.
Iowa Court of Appeals rules that the Doctrine of Merger precludes the recovery of attorney fees in a Chapter 558A case
Jan. 27, 2016 – William B. Serangeli, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
In an unpublished decision, the Iowa Court of Appeals was confronted with an issue as to whether or not the Sellers could recover attorney fees under the boiler plate remedy section of the real estate purchase agreement that allowed for the recovery of attorney fees for breach of the agreement.
Jan. 21, 2016 – Jeffrey G. Baxter, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
Vacation home owners who purchase property will need to consider community property, as Arizona law provides that property which is purchased in Arizona during marriage by persons married outside Arizona, who move into Arizona later, will be controlled by Arizona law.
Jan. 21, 2016 – Mollie Pawlosky, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
Although not specifically stating a rationale, it seems as though both the trial court and the Court of Appeals did not find the prior landowners’ actions to be enough to avoid a conclusion of “tacit submission.”
Jan. 12, 2016 – Jeffrey G. Baxter, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog
If you have owned property in Iowa, you may not be familiar with title insurance. Iowa is the only state that prohibits the sale of title insurance by its companies.