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Squaw Valley Ski Resort

Appeals Court Blocks Expansion of Lake Tahoe Ski Resort

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Real Estate on Friday, September 3, 2021.

The environmental organization Sierra Watch successfully blocked efforts to expand Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley ski resort after their appeals were granted by California’s Third District Court of Appeals, according to the Los Angeles Times. The appeals successfully reversed a 2018…

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Homeowners' Rights

If You’re a California Property Owner, Do You Have a Right to a View?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Real Estate on Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Whether you live in a condo, townhome, house, or another dwelling, you’d probably enjoy having a scenic view. If someone obstructs the view you thought you bought by erecting another building or planting a tree, for example, you wonder what…

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Lien Vs. Levy

What Is the Difference Between a Lien and a Levy?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Commercial Real Estate on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Liens and levies are two common legal tools for collecting a debt. How and when they’re used depends on the particular circumstances of the debt owed, but what are these circumstances, and what is the difference between the two? Read…

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REIT In California

What Are Some Requirements for a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Commercial Real Estate on Monday, June 14, 2021.

A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a type of company that owns or finances valuable real estate assets to earn a profit. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), companies must meet several legal requirements to be classified…

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Selling A Home In California

What Are Some Legal Requirements for Selling a Home in California?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate on Saturday, May 15, 2021.

The state of California requires that home sellers disclose details about the property they have on the market. These obligations apply to the vast majority of homeowners in California who are selling their homes. Selling a home without careful planning…

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Landlords And Nuisance Tenants

What Are My Options for Dealing With a Nuisance Tenant as a Landlord in California?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Landlord Disputes on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

As a landlord, you have likely done your due diligence to screen potential tenants to identify those who might be problematic renters. Unfortunately, even the most stringent screening process might not be enough to avoid having a tenant who becomes…

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Failure To Disclose

Failure to Disclose Claims and Commercial Real Estate In California

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Commercial Real Estate on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Under California law, every residential property seller is required to complete a Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS) for the buyer. A multi-page document, the TDS is used to inform the residential property buyer about any major property defects. In contrast, a…

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Breach Of Contract Claim

What Damages Can a Business Recover in a Breach of Contract Claim in California?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in arbitration on Thursday, February 25, 2021.

Contracts are at the foundation of many commercial relationships. You have the fair and reasonable expectation that other parties will uphold their obligations under the contract they signed. If they fail to do so, it can cause significant financial damage…

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How To Resolve Survey Disputes In California

How to Resolve Survey Disputes in California

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Survey Disputes on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Whether you own commercial property or residential property, few things are more frustrating than getting into a dispute over boundary lines. Also known as survey disputes, a boundary line dispute can cause sharp conflict between neighbors and, potentially, significant damage…

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Property Owners

Inverse Condemnation in California: A Guide for Property Owners

On behalf of , P.C. posted in Landlord Disputes on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

Did the government or government entity cause significant damage to your property? If so, you may be entitled to claim financial compensation through a legal doctrine known as inverse condemnation. At Winton Strauss Law Group, P.C., we want to make…

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