Nate Osborn Presents at 35th Annual Colorado Real Estate Symposium

Nate Osborn presented on real estate technology at the 35th Annual Colorado Real Estate Symposium. 
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Colorado Court of Appeals Affirms Ruling Dealing with Short Term Rentals

The Colorado Court of Appeals recently dealt with yet another short-term rentals dispute.  In O'Neil v. Conejos County Board of Commissioners , the O'Neils owned a vacation home that they would visit and rent out to short-term renters.  The County Assessor, for property tax purposes, reclassified the home as a commercial property because of the short-term renting practice.  The O'Neils appealed.  The Board of Assessment Appeals overturned the Assessor's action...
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Nebraska Court Finds That Jury Trial Waiver in Escrow Agreement is Enforceable

A Nebraska District Court recently held that a jury trial waiver provision in an escrow agreement was enforceable.  In DAB Incorporated v. Sunbelt Rentals, Inc ., a real estate purchase agreement incorporated the terms of an escrow agreement.  A term of the escrow agreement was, in short, that the contracting parties agreed to waive their right to a jury trial for any dispute "arising out of or in any way...
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Court Rules on Title Insurance Closing Protection Letter Issues

A recent Georgia case discussed the limited scope of liability for a title insurance underwriter under a closing protection letter.  In Nutter & Company v. Old Republic National Title Insurance Company , Nutter & Company extended 11 reverse mortgages to various borrowers.  A closing protection letter was issued to a lender in each transaction.  Under the closing protection letters, Old Republic agreed to, in short, reimburse the respective lender for...
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Nate Osborn Presents on Boundary Disputes

Nate Osborn recently presented on legal issues involving property boundary disputes at the HalfMoon Education Seminar, "Boundaries and Easements."
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Nate Osborn Presents on Real Estate Issues for National Business Institute

In February 2017, Nate Osborn presented "Upcoming TRID Changes: Now What?" to a national audience on behalf of the National Business Institute.  In March 2017, Mr. Osborn then again presented to a national audience in an "Advanced Real Estate Transactions" webinar for the National Business Institute.
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Skillern and Osborn speak at the 33rd Annual Colorado Bar Association REAL ESTATE SYMPOSIUM.

Fred Skillern and Nate Osborn each gave lively presentations at the 33rd Annual Colorado Bar Association REAL ESTATE SYMPOSIUM, held July 16-18, 2015 in Steamboat Springs. Nate Osborn spoke on "The Real Estate Bench Trial: Basic Tips, Techniques and Strategies."  Fred Skillern gave his annual "Colorado Real Estate Case Law Update," which you can view at [link]. The Symposium is the state's premier educational event for Colorado's real estate attorneys,...
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Michael McCormick and Fred Skillern Speak at the 2014 Colorado Real Estate Symposium

On July 11, 2014, Fred Skillern presented his annual Case Law Update  at this year’s Real Estate Symposium, sponsored by the CBA and CLE of Colorado, Inc. This is a popular continuing education conference for more than 400 Colorado real estate attorneys.   Click here to see the Case Law Update . Shareholder Michael McCormick made a presentation on Negotiating Condemnation Clauses in commercial leases .
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Two MLS Shareholders Serve as Faculty at 2014 Colorado Real Estate Symposium

Two MLS Shareholders Serve as Faculty at 2014 Colorado Real Estate Symposium.  On July 11, 2014, MLS Shareholder Fred Skillern, Esq. presented a Case Law Update at this year’s Real Estate Symposium in Vail, Colorado.  The Real Estate Symposium is an annual continuing legal education conference for real estate lawyers throughout Colorado.   Click here to view Mr. Skillern’s presentation  .  MLS Shareholder Michael McCormick, Esq. also made a presentation...
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Colorado Court of Appeals Opinion Involving the Sale of a Residential Home

The Colorado Court of Appeals recently handed down an interesting opinion involving the sale of a residential home, alleged fraudulent concealment during the sale by the seller, and whether knowledge about a material fact by a general contractor can be imputed to the seller. The Court’s holding should make seller’s rest easier about what information they are obligated to disclose during the sale of a home. In Jehly v. Brown...
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