Real Estate Law Articles

What You’re Paying For When You Hire a Realtor

The more technology disrupts the process of buying and selling a home, the more relevant it becomes to understand what you’re paying for when you hire a realtor. The answer: a professional, hopefully with experience, …

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What Happens When You and a Neighbor Disagree on Property Boundaries

As more land in Utah transitions from family farms to housing developments, disputes arise as to the location of parcel boundaries, the scope of easements, and the use of roads. Adjoining lot owners who have …

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Remodeling Your Home? Legal Tips From a Construction Lawyer

We’ve all heard the horror stories about home remodels gone wrong: contractors who disappear with the check, or the ones who stick around only to leave the house a wreck. Fortunately, you’re not completely helpless …

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How to File a Bond Claim

Bond claims are essential to recovering money owed you on a construction contract. And yet, it’s an area where much confusion remains. More than once I’ve spoken to clients who thought they’d filed a bond …

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Involved in an Eviction? You Won’t Believe How Strict Utah Courts Can Be

It won’t come as a big surprise to anyone that there are specific rules to follow when you are involved in an unlawful detainer (eviction) lawsuit. But you may be surprised to know that failure …

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Eviction Rules Set to Change in Utah

Starting Nov. 1, 2016, a new court rule will require residential landlords and tenants to exchange more information and to do so earlier in all unlawful detainer (eviction) lawsuits, with failure to comply potentially costing …

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A Caution to Construction Material Suppliers: Don’t Get Caught in a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Sham

Scenario: You just finished quoting a government project and the contractor you submitted the bid to tells you that you will be awarded the contract to provide construction supplies for the project. However, there is …

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Protect your Solar Energy Investment with a Solar Easement Agreement

You just paid thousands of dollars for a beautiful array of solar panels. Clean, cheap, efficient energy here you come. As you think about the money you are going to save, you notice your neighbor …

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Tips for Getting Paid and Avoiding a Lawsuit on Your Next Construction Project

Being a part of building something that will last can be a great source of lasting satisfaction. That said, there is one thing that will sour that satisfaction regardless of how successful the project is—NOT …

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