Category: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

Mechanics Liens: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

My recent Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute briefly outlined Minnesota’s mechanic’s lien law, and there is only so much that can be said about mechanic’s liens in sixty seconds.  Here, as the late Paul Harvey would say, is the “rest

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Quiet Title Actions and Proceedings Subsequent: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

The information below originally appeared as part of the Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute.   To hear an audio version, click here.   You can hear my Legal Minute segments during the show every Saturday on 1500 ESPN at 7 a.m. and On Demand. In most every

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Using LLCs To Own Investment Real Estate, Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

My Legal Minute segments have returned to Minnesota Home Talk.  You can hear them every Saturday on 1500 ESPN at 7 a.m. and On Demand. We start with the question of when is it appropriate to use a limited liability

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Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute September 2016

  I’ve now posted all of my Minnesota Home Talk “Legal Minute” segments for September.  Topics are split evenly amongst purchase agreement issues and commercial lease issues. Click on the links below to listen: September 3, 2016: Should Representations and

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Arbitration Agreements in Real Estate Purchase Agreements: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute, January 24/31

My January 24 and January 31 Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minutes dealt with the arbitration agreement in a residential real estate purchase agreement. When you sign a residential purchase agreement in Minnesota, whether you are the buyer or the seller

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Snowmobile Laws and Property Rights in Minnesota: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute, January 17, 2015

  Snowmobiles have been in the headlines in Minnesota lately.  A recent StarTribune story discussed how snowmobile related deaths in Minnesota in 2014 were the highest since 2010, with alcohol and speed being among the leading factors in snowmobile-related accidents. 

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Minnesota’s New Residential Fire Sprinkler Mandate: Minnesota Home Talk, January 10, 2015

  “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.” -PJ O’Rourke, Parliament of Whores, 1989 What better way to start off the New Year AND kick off the new blog site than

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Basics of Residential Leasing: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute, June 21, 2014

        My most recent Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute covered the basics of residential leasing in Minnesota.   A lease is both a conveyance of the right to possession of real property and a contract under which a

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Riparian Rights: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute, June 14, 2014

  Residing in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” sometimes poses unique legal issues for Minnesota real estate owners who own property adjacent to water.  My June 14 Legal Minute covered the rights of lakeshore owners, which are known as “riparian rights.”

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Homeowners Association Basics: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute, June 7, 2014

  The June 7, 2014 Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute touched on a topic near and dear to my heart; namely, homeowner associations. I have written a lot on HOAs over the years.  Why?  Because I have a lot of material

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