Thursday, 6 November 2014
Museums are supposed to be repositories for the most beautiful and the most treasured pieces of art. As prominent Los Angeles real estate attorney Valerie Wisot points out, though, when disputes arise during museum construction, things can get really ugly. Case in point: the Broad Collection contemporary art museum in Los Angeles. Back in May, Eli and Edythe Broad—along with the museum’s general contractor, Matt Construction —sued subcontractor Seele, which was supposed to deliver the art gallery’s signature “veil” façade. According to the plaintiffs, the latter completely missed the “aesthetic intent” behind the striking honeycomb-like façade, resulting in unusable mockups.
Monday, 27 October 2014
The growth factors of Downtown LA make it an exciting choice for real estate investors who see the budding vibrancy of the area. Its growing residential, sports, retail, and hospitality and restaurant scenes present rich development opportunities, and the current point of expansion provides more room for real estate price growth compared to already established cities such as Houston, San Francisco, and Seattle. The investment boom makes it necessary for potential investors and property owners alike to have a reputable Los Angeles real estate attorney on their contact list. Issues such as title insurance, transactional sales, loans, leases, covenants, zoning and other matters that come up in the real estate field need to be settled in a timely manner to make projects flow smoothly and to avoid problems down the road.
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
"One area where a real estate attorney can come in handy is dealing with contracts. Some contracts might be too confusing for you since it is your first time buying a house. A real estate attorney can help you analyze these documents and make sure that you won’t get disadvantaged by any of these. The attorney can also educate you on the laws and ordinances surrounding your property. In addition, he or she can help you arrange the important documents regarding your home ownership and other requirements. When legal issues arise from the deal, an experienced Los Angeles real estate attorney such as one from Schwartz Wisot, LLP can have your back. A trusted lawyer will make sure that your investment would be safe from legal claims. While real estate agents might know how to negotiate and navigate through the relevant laws, attorneys already have expertise in all of those aspects and then some."
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Clearing title in a property is a convoluting process. Each case is unique and may require a totally different approach, from reviewing public records to scrutinizing divorce decrees. All of these can hardly be done accurately without the help of a trusted real estate attorney in Los Angeles. Such a legal representative has the ability and resources to make quick yet precise searches and lay down the best solution to resolving title problems and making ownership official. Considering the great deal of money involved in searching for public and private records relating to a property, any skilled Los Angeles real estate attorney can help a homeowner define and maximize his title insurance to cover all costs. Any lawyer from companies like Schwartz Wisot, LLP can be of service to both lenders and homeowners who may be under the gun due to title problems.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
A skilled Los Angeles real estate attorney like one from Schwartz Wisot, LLP would be able to ensure that a real estate contract is binding and legal. Additionally, the contract would probably have clauses that assure your protection from any negative results of the deal, like problems with the property or difficulties in payment. A real estate attorney in Los Angeles would also be of assistance during the preliminary negotiations for the property. He can smooth over talks regarding the terms of payment, the risks of loss, and others that are necessary for a deal to take place.