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Attorney Dan Schleck Provides a Summary of Minnesota Grant Programs

Minnesota has a vast number of well funded grant programs at the State and local level that can provide funds for clean-up, redevelopment, demolition, abatement and infrastructure for real estate development projects. These programs are complicated and require experience to be successful.

Dan Schleck Wins Defense for Landowner

Minneapolis Attorney Daniel Schleck successfully defended the former owners of industrial property in a lawsuit brought by the current landowner after degraded petroleum was found on the property during a redevelopment project.

Minnesota Foreclosures are not all the same

MN State settles with B of A and CWMC

The State of Minnesota has settled a class action law suit against Bank of America and Countrywide Home Mortgage Corporation and you may be entitled to a portion of the settlement. To find our read the notice from the Minnesota Attorney General below and call 651-296-3353 to speak with a settlement specialis

A Note to Homeowners

Facing foreclosure? Scammers are targeting people having trouble paying their mortgages. Some claim to be able to “rescue” homeowners from foreclosures.

Guidelines for use of Mechanics Liens

Mechanic's lien statutes in Minnesota offer a valuable remedy for contractors, subs and suppliers in cases of payment disputes. It is important to follow the guidelines set forth in the statute to successfully preserve the rights provided by mechanic’s liens.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a nearly $790 billion stimulus package that seeks to address the current economic challenges of the U.S.

Practical Considerations in Leasing

Pitfalls to avoid at the closing table

Congress approves the Mortgage Disclosure Act of 2008

The Key elements of the ACT are: Consistent lending practices among lenders Protects consumers Keeping the consumer informed of the APR (Annual PercentagevRate) allowing the consumer time to change or amend their decision on the mortgage transaction. More informed on the mortgage process. Instructs a waiting period before a loan can close. Minimizes the collection of fees up front at application.