How Safe is Your Property from a Code Enforcement Action?

Real estate developers who acquire deteriorated properties in Philadelphia are at risk of code enforcement lawsuits. Developers perform the important work of transforming underperforming buildings into productive assets. These properties are often over a hundred years old making it difficult to comply with city code requirements.    I have represented investors who were hit with […]
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The Big Question about Broken Real Estate Contracts

Clients often ask me if a court will force a prospective seller who signed a real estate agreement of sale to transfer the property when the seller refuses to close. A party who breaches an ordinary contract may be responsible for money damages. But in the case of real estate, a buyer may ask the […]
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Four Ways to Protect Your Business in a Commercial Lease Dispute

Commercial lease disputes can be disruptive to the businesses of both landlords and tenants. A landlord may be frustrated with the loss of rental income or the tenant’s breach of lease conditions. The tenant’s business can be harmed when a landlord does not fulfill requirements of the lease that are critical to the tenant’s operations. […]
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