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How Rural America Compares To Its Urban Counterparts

How Rural America Compares To Its Urban Counterparts

When looking at the geographical makeup of America, one of the things that is constantly mentioned is the difference between rural and urban America. The differences between rural and urban cities can be complex, but some economists and geographers have tried to explain this perceived divide by looking at some data.

How and Why Schools Redraw District Boundaries

How and Why Schools Redraw District Boundaries

When you move into or grow up in a specific district, you may assume that the same schools will always be attached to that district. However, districts can change; learning the reasons for these emendations and how they occur can help you to better understand the...
Condemned: How and Why Buildings Get This Status

Condemned: How and Why Buildings Get This Status

Condemned — just the sound of the word seems like it’s bad news. Although most condemned buildings are often done so for unsafe or unsanitary reasons, that is not always the case because condemned buildings may also help the environment and community.

What to Look for When Signing a Lease

What to Look for When Signing a Lease

Are you going to be a first-time renter? There are a handful of thoughts that are running through your mind — like what type of apartment is ideal for your lifestyle, when you should move, or what area you would like to relocate to. It’s a very exciting time for...
Common Questions for Real Estate Attorneys

Common Questions for Real Estate Attorneys

Buying a home? Leasing commercial space? Purchasing a piece of land? You probably want to consider talking to a real estate attorney before making any big decisions and signing on a dotted line. If you don’t know a lot about real estate law, or law in general, you may want to consider doing some background research and asking these questions before you formally hire an attorney.

3 Things To Know About Real Estate Practice

3 Things To Know About Real Estate Practice

Unless you’re a real estate agent, the only part of real estate that you’re familiar with is probably the buying and selling of houses. But have you ever thought about real estate law? With all of the conflicts that come up in a real estate transaction, real estate...
The Legal Responsibilities of a Landlord

The Legal Responsibilities of a Landlord

Landlords are obligated by law to follow these responsibilities, yet they do not always abide by these rules, so this blog post will act as a checklist for you to make sure your landlord is acting as they should. Basically, the landlord of a rental unit is responsible...
Chinese Real Estate Lawsuits Surge in Number

Chinese Real Estate Lawsuits Surge in Number

While property and real estate pricing in China continue to suffer, the real estate law sector is seeing a huge boom in activity. The Chinese real estate market has been in a slump for approximately two years now. While there are small signs of incremental...