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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.

Texas Court Does Not Believe in Stigma Damages in Appraisals

Stigma damages have no place in an appraisal, at least not in Texas. Recently in an 8-0 decision, the Texas Supreme Court refused to accept testimony of an appraiser regarding stigma damages saying the conjecture, speculation and guessing was not sufficient proof of such damages.

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