Real Estate


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Rental Rumble: The Knockout Guide to California Landlord-Tenant Conflicts

May 17, 2024 03:05 pm by LawInc Staff

Maneuvering the complex world of landlord-tenant disputes in California can feel like stepping into a legal boxing ring. With both parties vying for their rights and interests, conflicts often escalate...

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Understanding Inverse Condemnation in California: What Homeowners Should Know

May 15, 2024 03:05 pm by LawInc Staff

Government actions or public projects sometimes cause damage to private property, even when the property is not directly targeted. Through a legal concept called inverse condemnation, California property owners may...

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Legal Tips for First-Time California Home Buyers

May 14, 2024 12:05 pm by LawInc Staff

Buying your first home in California is an exciting yet complex process with important legal considerations to navigate. Understanding key requirements, disclosures and contract terms helps you proceed confidently. From property...

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LLCs for California Real Estate: Why they are Crucial

December 31, 2023 02:12 pm by Zach Javdan

With hundreds of thousands of LLCs formed each year in California alone, limited liability companies remain a popular choice for real estate investors. LLC formation is a crucial step for California...

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Airbnb Tax Loophole: Short-Term Rental Hack

December 25, 2023 11:12 am by LawInc Staff

Generating rental income often requires navigating tricky tax obligations around property assets and profits declared. However, many investors remain unaware of a handy tax loophole letting short-term rental hosts like...

Real estate agent with blueprints in front of a house under construction, symbolizing the industry's rebuilding after a landmark commission lawsuit.

Real Estate Revolution: Billion-Dollar Verdict Shakes Up Commission Structure

October 31, 2023 02:10 pm by LawInc Staff

The Big Verdict A jury’s recent decision could dramatically alter the landscape of real estate commissions, impacting how we buy and sell homes. In the case of Burnett et al v....

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Treasury Issues Historic Business Ownership Reporting Rules Impacting Millions

December 08, 2021 11:12 pm by Zach Javdan

Today, the U.S. Treasury Department’s crimefighting division, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) concerning the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which is intended to...

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Why LLCs are Crucial For Real Estate Investing

March 16, 2018 03:03 am by LawInc Staff

Forming an LLC is critical when investing in real estate. Placing assets, like real estate, under your own name can be a disaster in the making. Investors should seriously consider...

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IRS 1031 Exchanges: How to Save Money on Your Real Estate Investments

December 20, 2015 04:12 pm by Maria Kozak

If you make a gain from a sale, you generally have to pay a tax on the gain. If you don’t know this already, you will soon enough. But there...

Bel Air Giga-Mansion Developer Facing Criminal Charges

July 23, 2015 01:07 pm by Maria Kozak

Forget megamasions, the newest fad in wealthy real estate development is the giga-mansion. Giga for gigantic, the new term was developed to represent the colossal homes that the ridiculously wealthy...