Eviction Moratorium

As of October 12, 2021, the eviction moratorium in Minnesota has been lifted. The Federal CDC eviction mortarium is also no longer in effect. Landlords can now terminate a lease and/or file an eviction for different reasons, including non-payment of rent. However, a...

Do I Need to Hire a Real Estate Attorney?

Minnesota does not require a party to hire a real estate attorney for a real estate transaction. However, there are times during a transaction, whether it be residential or commercial, where hiring a real estate attorney may be in your best interest. Real estate...

Do your documents do their job?

The Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s case in September of this year granting summary judgment permitting real property to be used for purposes other than a golf course. The Duluth Automobile Club obtained land in 1931 that contained a golf course and...

Landlord-Tenant Law

March 6th, 2019 the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a landlord-tenant decision related to habitability of residential rental real estate.  Minnesota’s residential landlord-tenant statute requires that landlords keep a residential rental property in a habitable...

Real Estate Acquisitions

The process of buying a home is not only filled with many documents in order to conduct the sale, but there are also many different people involved in the transaction including real estate agents, lenders, title companies, etc. When taking the often times long and...

Refusal to Close in a Real Estate Transaction

A real estate transaction has multiple steps when your lawyer may be providing services for you.  The first instance is when negotiating the terms of the purchase agreement.  Once a purchase agreement is executed, your attorney may assist you during the due diligence...