As land professionals, part of our job is to be alert and aware of all the details of a given lease, and the possible things that could go wrong in assigning a lease to another party.
A Lady Bird Deed is a unique form of life estate which gives a life tenant the right to sell, lease, mortgage or otherwise dispose of the property and retain the proceeds without the consent of the beneficiaries. The deed was created by a Florida lawyer who, according to Texas Tech law professor Gerry Beyer, […]
In September 2018, the Ohio Supreme Court held that independent landmen must be licensed real estate brokers to obtain leases or perform landwork in the state of Ohio. Then, in December, the Ohio legislature enacted an amendment into law specifically exempting landmen from the definition of real estate broker, freeing them from the Supreme Court […]