April 12, 2017
Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions
Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions To download article, click HERE. “Covenants, conditions, and restrictions” (hereafter CC&Rs) is a generic term for privately-created rules and regulations that frequently govern the use and improvement of real property. They ar...
March 1, 2017
Title Insurance 101
Title Insurance 101: Back to the Fundamental Principles By Richard F. Bales Chicago Title Insurance Company The Old Days In the late-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, attorneys began hiring abstractors to perform title work. Abstractors would compile a history o...
December 28, 2016
Easements 101 To download the article, click HERE. Easements may burden or benefit a parcel of real estate. In either event, easements may affect the value and use of the land. For this reason, it is important to consider whether the property is either burdened or benefit...