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Real Estate Series
This series covers virtually every aspect of real property law and is an essential resource.

Documentation of Real Estate Transactions
With over 1,000 pages and seven new forms, this book contains the most essential forms and provisions for your practice, including a contract of sale, a commercial lease, a residential lease, and like-kind exchanges. Each form includes alternate provisions to help you tailor the form to suit your client’s needs. And, as always, extensive practice tips from experienced lawyers add value and provide guidance in amending the forms.

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Fundamentals of Real Estate Transactions
This publication provides in-depth coverage of both residential and commercial real estate transactions—from questions to ask during the initial client interview through responsibility in closing. Topics include: the lawyer’s role, ethics, financial aspects, escrows and closing, title insurance, securities issues, foreign investment in U.S. real estate, warranties, bankruptcy issues, and environmental liability.

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Principles of Oregon Real Estate Law
This book explains the essential Oregon case law and statutes for real estate ownership and conveyances, including the creation and characteristics of estates in real property; concurrent ownership; the requirements of the statute of frauds and exceptions to it; the scope of marketable title; creating, enforcing and interpreting covenants, restrictions, and easements; the elements included as fixtures in conveyances; and Oregon’s recording laws and priorities that arise under them. The 2003 cumulative supplement adds statutory changes through the 2003 Legislature, evolving case law, and commentary from the experts.

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Real Estate Disputes
Loaded with practice tips, casenotes, and forms, this book covers everything from contract theory and actions for rescission, to establishing liens and sheriff’s sales. Topics include: changes in landlordtenant laws, purchaser’s remedies for breach of land sale contract, reformation, forcible entry and detainer, ejectment, suits to quiet title, suits for partition, adverse possession and prescription, eminent domain, boundary lines, encroachments, waste and injuries to land, judgments, execution, exemptions, and seller’s liability. Cumulative supplement contains new chapters on commercial lease agreements and updates each chapter through 2001 legislation.

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Regulation and Taxation of Real Estate
Focusing on the various ways that the development and sale of real property is regulated in Oregon, this book goes beyond the fundamental real estate transaction and covers a variety of complex real estate development issues for you to consider when giving practical advice to your clients. Includes topics such as ad valorem taxes, dedication of private land to public use, partitions and subdivisions, real estate licenses, representing homeowner associations, mobile homes, and building codes. The 2003 cumulative supplement updates the 1995 edition through 2003 legislation, and adds new case law, OARs, practice tips, and much more. It addresses perfecting liens for special assessments, vacation proceedings as land use actions, latest changes in the building code, interpreting the ADA as it applies to public accommodations, and more. Contains forms on disk, including new forms for unstaged condominium projects and planned communities.

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Real Estate Series
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Land Use
Now completely revised, this book explains how the statewide planning goals and land use regulations may restrict your clients’ uses of their property, how to work with local governments, and what to do if your client’s case leads to litigation. Topics include: in-depth analysis of Ballot Measures 37 and 49; RLUIPA and FHA’s effect on land use planning in Oregon; discussion of proposed 2010 amendments to LUBA rules of procedure; constitutional issues in annexations; review of tax incentives, exemptions, and credits related to land use; and citizen involvement in the land use planning process.


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