Jeffrey O’Brien is the voice of the Legal Minute ® on Minnesota Home Talk, heard live on 1500 ESPN every Saturday at 7 am and on demand.
Minnesota Home Talk is your resource to the Twin Cities real estate market and will cover a variety of related topics that will prove educational, informative, and entertaining.
Jason Walgrave with The Minnesota Real Estate Team and RE/MAX Advantage Plus will provide the “insiders” perspective on topics that are headlining the news, and relevant to our listeners. Jason and his Team have developed an extensive network of industry specialists that will join the show to address specific topics each week.
Click below to listen to past editions of the Legal Minute ®.
Revised “All Appropriate Inquiries” Rule
Contracts for Deed
Installment Sales of Real Estate
Residential Property Disclosure Statements
Homestead Exemption from Judgments
Minnesota Usury Law
Acceptance of Part Payment of Rent
Residential Property Disclosure Requirements
Minnesota Radon Awareness Act
Well Disclosure Certificate
Purchase Agreement Cancellations Under the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act
Dealing with Encroachments
Homeowners’ Legal Rights Regarding Storm Damage Claims
The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor
Methamphetamine Disclosure Statement
Statutory New Home Construction Warranties
Types of Deeds
Types of Ownership
Types of Foreclosure
Estate Planning for Real Estate Owners with FLPs
Vacation Homes (Fractional Ownership and Time Shares)
Deferring Taxes on Real Estate Sales: Sale of a Primary Residence
Dealing With Neighbor Disputes
Domestic Asset Protection Trusts
The Patriot Act and Real Estate Transactions
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Due on Sale Clauses
Foreclosure Reconveyance Transactions
Dealing With Judgments
Wisconsin Foreclosure Law
Purchasing Wisconsin Lakeshore Property: Land Use and Zoning Issues
Wisconsin Community Property Issues
Property Tax Appeals
Ownership of Beds of Navigable Lakes and Waters
Meandered and Non-Meandered Waters
Dealing with the Family Cabin
Planning and Zoning Commissions
Contract for Deed Cancellations
Owner and Encumbrance Reports
Tax Legal Description vs. Full Legal Description
Post Closing Transfers to LLCs
Using a Single LLC vs. Multiple LLCs to Own Multiple Parcels of Real Estate
Riparian Owner Rights and Duties
Selective Enforcement of Covenants
Agency Relationships and Fiduciary Obligations
New HUD Guidelines Related to Fair Housing Act
Can Landlords Be Held Liable for Injuries To Tenants and Their Guests?
Campaign Signs and Activities in Homeowners Associations
What is a Purchase Agreement?
How is a Purchase Agreement Created?
Must a Purchase Agreement Comply With the Statute of Frauds?
Should Representations and Warranties Be Included in a Purchase Agreement?
What Happens if Either Party to a Purchase Agreement Defaults?
What Are Some Important Considerations in Identifying the Proper Tenant Entity in a Commercial Lease?
What is the Difference Between a Right of First Offer and a Right of First Refusal Regarding Leasing of Additional Space?
Enforcement of Prohibited Use Clauses and “Rogue” Tenants
What Are the Primary Statutes Covering Environmental Conditions at Minnesota Properties?
What Resources Are Available for Environmental Cleanup in Minnesota?