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Tips For Landlord Regarding Lien Waivers


Commercial landlords are routinely requested to enter into waivers with tenant lenders and equipment lessors regarding the secured interest that the landlord acquires in the tenant’s personal property either statutorily, in a lease provision, or in bankruptcy. Since landlords succeed when their tenants are successful, landlords usually sign lien waivers without much thought or concern. 

What Do Real Estate Lawyers Do?


Real estate lawyers typically serve in one of two functions: as a litigator in court or as an administrator of and advisor to the legal aspects of real estate transactions. As litigators, real estate lawyers may represent financial institutions or the debtors themselves. They represent the parties in a court setting, with the ultimate goals

ARE YOUR MARINA PERMITS SHIP SHAPE?


The novelist Hammond Ines once wrote “(h)e who lets the sea lull him into a sense of security is in grave danger.” So too, owners of marinas who have lulled themselves into a sense of security that their permitting is shipshape, may find themselves in grave financial danger. Having worked with many owners of marinas

Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C. hosts food and coat drive for domestic violence and abuse victims


Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C., has partnered with DOVE, a domestic violence assistance organization, on a canned food and coat drive for the month of November. During month of November, Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro, P.C. will be collecting non-perishable food items in containers situated in both their offices at 300 Crown Colony Drive in Quincy

Chapter 40B Housing Comprehensive Permit Projects In Foreclosure


Any wise banker, investor or developer formulates an exit strategy before undertaking a new venture. However, when that venture is a comprehensive permit project and the tangled web of Chapter 40B regulations, guidelines, policies and regulatory agreements lack guidance on a particular conundrum, even the savviest participants must venture into uncharted territory. Thus is the

Foreclosure of Your Primary Residence


Did you know that you are entitled to a specific notice before a mortgagee (i.e. the bank) can foreclose on your residential property? If the property consists of a dwelling house with accommodations for four (4) or less separate households and occupied in whole or in part by the mortgagor, the mortgagor is entitled to

Seek Counsel Before Signing Documents With Real Estate Broker


Did you know that you may sign documents presented to you by a real estate broker that could bind you to either unfavorable terms or to purchase or sell a residential home before you even sign a purchase and sale agreement? Real estate brokers generally encourage prospective sellers and buyers to sign two standard form