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Real Estate Lawyers Aren’t All the Same: Choose Wisely

Connecticut law requires that attorneys handle real estate closings involving title insurance, which is commonly required when a buyer is borrowing money from a lender to purchase property. By prohibiting non-attorneys from handling most types of real estate transactions, Public Act No. 19-88, adopted in 2019, provides safeguards that codify what was already common practice. […]

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Vacant Property Fraud: Scammers May Try to Sell Your CT Land

The real estate scam in which imposters fraudulently sell vacant land free of mortgage liens out from under the true owners was attempted recently in Danbury and Goshen. Retained to handle what appeared to be legitimate transactions, Cramer & Anderson’s highly experienced real estate attorneys, including Partner Neal White, determined that imposters were claiming to

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Open Building Permits: Home Buyers and Sellers Beware

Open building permits are yet another potential stumbling block to smooth and trouble free home sales. With the housing market in Connecticut continuing its surge, encountering these hurdles has become widespread. It’s essentially a standard now for attorneys handling real estate transactions to advise clients to commission municipal inspections. While many sellers and buyers might

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Attorney Hirschfield and New Milford Presenting COVID-19 Relief Event for Homeowners, Renters and Landlords

Cramer & Anderson Partner Jim Hirschfield and Karen Pollard, New Milford’s Director of Economic Development, will lead a live Google Meet discussion Sept. 3 about COVID-19 relief for landlords, homeowners, and renters in Connecticut. The 10 a.m. event can accommodate up to 250 participants. In late August, Gov. Ned Lamont announced an extension of Connecticut’s ban on evictions until Oct. 1 to protect tenants

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COVID-19 Relief for Connecticut Renters, Landlords

UPDATE: In a Sept. 30 executive order, Governor Lamont extended the eviction moratorium to Jan. 1, 2021, as well as extending other provisions affecting landlords and tenants in previous executive orders. ORIGINAL POST: Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced plans Aug. 20 to extend the state’s ban on evictions for six more weeks as a way of protecting

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