Real Estate Newsletters
Real estate may be owned by one or more people at the same time. This is called concurrent ownership. The three kinds of concurrent ownership are tenancy in common, joint tenancy, and tenancy by the entireties.
We all hope to live harmoniously with our neighbors. Sometimes, however, disputes arise due to varying lifestyles. One way to resolve disputes is through the use of a form of alternative dispute resolution known as mediation.
In 1968, Congress enacted the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, 15 U.S.C.S. § 1701 (1998). In enacting the law, it was Congress' purpose to eliminate fraud in interstate sales of land. Briefly stated, the law requires certain disclosures in connection with the sale of vacant land. Despite numerous challenges since its enactment, the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act has passed constitutional muster.
In 1968, Congress enacted the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The law can be found at 42 U.S.C.S. § 3601.