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 ®.
Using Limited Liability Companies to Own Investment Real Estate
Quiet Title Actions and Proceedings Subsequent
The Law of Purchase Agreements: Offer and Acceptance
The Law of Purchase Agreements: Seller’s Remedies for Buyer’s Breach
Littoral Rights and Riparian Rights
Differentiating an Easement with a Lease or a License
Easement Appurtenant vs. Easement in Gross
Does a Purchase Agreement Have to Be Cancelled?
Fraud Claims and Cancelled Contracts for Deed
What is an Equitable Mortgage?
Real Estate and Bankruptcy: Bankruptcy Preferences
Real Estate and Bankruptcy: Earmarking
Real Estate and Bankruptcy: Problems with Recordings
Real Estate and Bankruptcy: Automatic Stay
Real Estate and Bankruptcy: Proofs of Claim
Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
Subordination and Non-Disturbance Agreements (SNDAs)
Revocable Trusts and Farm Property
Qualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTs)
Investing in Real Estate Through Your IRA
“Checkbook Control” LLC and Self-Directed IRAs
Self-Directed IRAs and Prohibited Transactions
Snowmobiling and Property Rights
Arbitration Agreements in Purchase Agreements, Part One
Arbitration Agreements in Purchase Agreements, Part Two
Real Estate Issues Involved with Marijuana Legalization
Mineral Rights Under Minnesota Law
Revised “All Appropriate Inquiries” Rule
Installment Sales of Real Estate
Residential Property Disclosure Statements
Homestead Exemption from Judgments
Acceptance of Part Payment of Rent
Residential Property Disclosure Requirements
Purchase Agreement Cancellations Under the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act
Homeowners’ Legal Rights Regarding Storm Damage Claims
The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor
Methamphetamine Disclosure Statement
Statutory New Home Construction Warranties
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
Foreclosure Reconveyance Transactions
Purchasing Wisconsin Lakeshore Property: Access and Water Quality Issues
Purchasing Wisconsin Lakeshore Property: Land Use and Zoning Issues
Wisconsin Community Property Issues
Ownership of Beds of Navigable Lakes and Waters
Meandered and Non-Meandered Waters
Planning and Zoning Commissions
Contract for Deed Cancellations
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
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?