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The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently emphasized to developers and municipalities the need to properly justify waivers from provisions of a subdivision and land development ordinance (SALDO) during the land development process. Link: http://sianalaw.com/2018/06/20/landdevelopmentwaivers/
In a very recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision, the Court dealt a tough blow to counsel representing mortgage lenders.
n U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for CitiGroup Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-WFHE3, Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006- WFHE3 v. Davis and Hunter Davis, Judge Green of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, granted the motion of the defendant homeowners...
Homeowners finally got a victory in a local mortgage foreclosure case. More specifically, they successfully challenged the standing of a bank’s foreclosure action, in Green Tree Loan Servicing, LLC v. Allen.
The final part of this series discusses the role of Phase II investigations, environmental concerns not normally addressed in a Phase I, the reuse of Brownfield sites, and the impact endangered species have on development.
Part 3 of environmental concerns for real estate purchases and sales discusses the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, contracts with environmental consultants, and Common Phase I errors.
Part 2 of the discussion of Environmental Concerns for Real Estate Purchases and Sales addresses the need for environmental due diligence in a real estate transaction.
A discussion of the environmental due diligence process in real estate transactions, why it is necessary, and issues to be concerned about. Part 1 addresses the impact of Environmental regulations on land use.
Provides information on rights of individuals or entities, particularly school districts, who have entered into solar power purchase agreements and the performance of the system is not as promised.