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Real Estate / TAG Property (J)

Contact: Antony Morris; Contact: Clarkslegal LLP (Reading, England - TAGLaw)

It is common for tenants of multiple occupancy buildings to complain about the level of their service charges. Some are lucky enough to have been able to negotiate a fixed or capped service charge, but in many cases tenants feel they are at the mercy of their landlord or managing agent when it comes to service charges. In modern buildings these can often constitute a significant proportion of the costs of occupation.

Read more: Are you Being Fairly Served? Your Options if You are unhappy with Your Property Service Charges

Contact: von Briesen & Roper, s.c. (Wisconsin, USA - TAGLaw)

This Update discusses the analysis that a Wisconsin lender should undertake to determine if it should take an assignment of a developer's agreement as part of a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transaction.

Read more: Deeds-in-Lieu of Foreclosure: Whether to Take an Assignment of the Developer's Agreement

The end result could be job losses in 2014

A survey of independent mortgage bankers conducted by analytics firm Richey May & Co. (Colorado, USA) shows overall mortgage production activity fell in the third quarter, prompting lenders to silently brace for a period in which expenses could outstrip revenue enough to prompt job cuts.

Read more: Independent Mortgage Bankers Squeezed by Falling Production


Michael L. OstrowskyLindsay A. Van HoutenBressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. (New Jersey, USA - TAGLaw)

The Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan Program provides an alternative to conventional financing for small businesses that may have issues qualifying for a traditional loan. SBA 504 Loans provide long-term financing for the acquisition or refinance of major fixed assets, such as owner-occupied real estate and long-term machinery and equipment. Though a slightly more involved and complex process than a conventional loan, this program provides small businesses the opportunity to receive up to 90% financing from outside sources. There are three instrumental players to the SBA 504 Loans: the borrower, the lender and the certified development company (CDC). The typical structure of a SBA 504 loan is 10% down by the Borrower, 40% financing from the CDC and 50% financing from a certified Lender

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