Real Estate Newsletters
As the name suggests, a homeowners' association is a group of homeowners. Homeowners' associations function within condominiums, co-operatives, and planned neighborhoods.
Real estate transactions present situations in which negligent misrepresentation can occur. Negligent misrepresentation, insofar as the area of tort law is concerned, is usually defined by state law.
Every year, numerous people suffer ill health effects as the result of carbon-monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is a poison gas which has no color or odor. Thus, it can easily go unnoticed in the home.
A lease is defined as a contract by which a landlord transfers to a tenant a leasehold interest in property. The leasehold interest is a possessory right to the quiet enjoyment of habitable premises. The lease agreement sets out the rights and duties of the landlord and the tenant during the lease period.
In 1975, Congress enacted the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The statute can be found at 12 U.S.C.S. §2801.