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  • Revival of Contingencies with Supplemental Disclosures

    Revival of Contingencies with Supplemental Disclosures By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. August 31, 2021 The scenario goes like this: Buyer and Seller enter into an RPA related to the purchase of a home. Seller gives Buyer a TDS, Buyer does their inspections and then subsequently waives contingencies. Low a behold a week before closing Seller […]

    What is an Appraisal Gap?

    What is an Appraisal Gap? By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. and Trey Van Dyke (2L) August 10, 2021 In competitive housing markets like the one we currently find ourselves in, home prices can quickly soar beyond the value that a home will actually appraise for. This is due to a fundamental difference in the means […]

    Beware of Constructive Eviction Concerns During COVID

    Beware of Constructive Eviction Concerns During COVID By: Tanner Puryear, Esq. and Keaton Turnipseed, 3L. July 13, 2021 Spurred by remote work, and with interest rates at a 3.1% national average for a 30-year fixed mortgage, the housing market is booming. Nationally the median home price is $370,528, 22.2% higher than the previous year. At […]

    CAR Unveils 2021 Revision to the RPA

    CAR Unveils 2021 Revision to the RPA By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. and Trey Van Dyke, 2L June 22, 2021 The housing market continues to heat up across California this Summer. In some markets, homes are being nearly auctioned-off as double-digit numbers of offers has become the standard. Although the situation is not the same […]

    Amendment 9: An Attempt to Reinstate the Tax Protections for Inherited Property

    Amendment 9: An Attempt to Reinstate the Tax Protections for Inherited Property By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. and Allison Blake, 2L June 8, 2021 Many people who inherit their family homes, businesses, and investment properties will no longer be able to afford the property taxes. Proposition 19, passed in November 2020, limits the protections provided […]

    Understanding Nevada’s Eviction Moratorium

    Understanding Nevada’s Eviction Moratorium By: Alexander J. Hinman, Esq. May 18, 2021 It has been over a year since Nevada’s Governor, Steve Sisolak, put into effect an emergency directive prohibiting all eviction actions in the state of Nevada based on nonpayment of rent. Fourteen months later, the state moratorium is scheduled to be lifted on […]