California MCLE - Real Estate Courses

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  • Defying Limits: Breaking the Boundaries of Adverse Possession

    Adverse possession is a phrase we all learned in law school, and then promptly forgot. But the concept has been with human society for millennia, and will likely last until the final day a person walks the earth. So long as the elements are met, adverse possession gives people the right to automatically be deemed owners of real estate that they may not have purchased – even without filing a suit for such relief. This CLE course will address the various secrets, critical elements, and... More Info

    2General Credits
  • Top 10 Lease Mistakes & Pitfalls and How to Steer Clear of Them

    This program will provide an overview of commercial real estate leasing and the common mistakes made by those drafting and reviewing such leases. Although geared towards landlords and the pitfalls they want to avoid, it will also address some tenant concerns and the best way to negotiate the terms of the lease, from both viewpoints. We will examine the most common provisions in a commercial lease, how to ensure that the parties are protected from unintended consequences and ways to m... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • The NYC Board of Standards and Appeals: How to File an Application

    This CLE will detail the application process and the required legal findings to file an application at the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals seeking a zoning variance. The variance is designed to alleviate a zoning hardship that prevents the property from being developed with a viable use. NYC Zoning regulations were first established in 1961 and in some cases, certain tax lots were over regulated and in need of relief. The BSA was established as a safety value to provide such reli... More Info

    2General Credits
  • Mortgage Mayhem: What Attorneys Need to Know About Loan Applicant Protections

    The most confusing, time consuming, stressful and infrequent transaction your clients will face is purchasing a home. Because of this, most consumers simply check-out and become overly-reliant on the loan officer to protect their interests. Consumers say, “Let the experts handle it. I’m here for the coffee.” This is a mistake. A home loan is a “zero-sum” game for the loan officer – either the loan closes or it doesn’t. There is a commission or there isn’t. As a result, some loan officers stack... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Things That a Real Estate Attorney Doesn't Want to Hear

    This informative CLE course will address 50 selected inquiries that are posed to Real Estate Attorneys on a daily basis. The course will offer thorough, in-depth and creative responses to address those inquiries. While many of the inquiries are weighty, some seem fairly obvious and yet, the course will address all questions no matter how basic, providing a model for Real Estate Attorneys, who risk harming potential client relationships by ignoring seemingly foolish questions by those not knowl... More Info

    2General Credits
  • The Sale of Real Property and Commercial Leases in Bankruptcy Proceedings

    Understand the ramifications and ethical considerations when real property and commercial leases are sold in Bankruptcy proceedings. Hear about the duty of the trustee to assume or reject any executory contract or unexpired leases of the debtor, subject to the court’s approval, as well as whether the trustee can use, sell or lease property of the debtor under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code. Learn about the consequences of a section 363 sale, as opposed to a reorganization and... More Info

    1.75General Credits
  • NYC Building Compliance and Understanding NYC Local Law 97

    NYC enacted Local Law (LL 97) in 2019 as a part of the Climate Mobilization Act. It is NYC’s goal to implement and achieve a carbon net zero environment by 2050. LL 97 sets forth carbon emissions limits for NYC buildings which are covered by the statute. Our panelists will discuss: The basics of LL 97; which buildings must comply with How to comply to get your building to meet carbon emissions limits What buildings are waived Penalties and fines assessed against non compliance And... More Info

    0.75General Credit
  • 1031 Exchanges: Ethical Considerations

    1031 Exchanges can often be complex. This comprehensive CLE course will explain the best practices and wide variety of ethical considerations involved in 1031 Exchanges. The course will include: Qualifying Property Scope of Representation Conflicts of Interest Identification Qualified Intermediaries And more… More Info

    1Ethics Credit
  • Representing the Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange Client

    Internal Revenue Code §1031 tax-deferred exchanges provide tremendous tax savings by allowing owners of real property to defer the capital gains normally due upon the sale of their property. This CLE program will explain how to effectively represent the needs of their clients who are contemplating an exchange. The program will discuss: The qualifications and requirements for an exchange Preparation of the sales contract, settlement statement and other closing procedures Considerati... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • Basic Zoning for Large Cities: How to Determine Allowable Use, Size, and Height

    Basic zoning regulations for large US cities will be reviewed. These regulations assign zoning designations to tax lots that determine: (i) permitted uses; (ii) maximum building size; (iii) maximum building height; and (iv) required open space such as front and back yards. Examples of tables, charts and maps that typically contain these regulations will be reviewed. Methods of modifying a tax lot's zoning regulations to change the use or size will also be reviewed. More Info

    2General Credits

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