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  • Ice and Snow Should Concern Property Owners
    Ice and Snow Should Concern Property Owners

    Ice and snow on publicly accessed property should be of concern to property owners. A decision in 2014 by the Michigan Court of Appeals brought clarification to what has been known as the open and ...

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  • Jointly Held Property: Good or Bad Idea?
    Jointly Held Property: Good or Bad Idea?

    A frequent question that comes to us as lawyers is whether or not it is a good idea to maintain jointly held property. The context of these issues often relate to situations where parents want to put ...

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  • Land Contracts Explained for Buyers and Sellers
    Land Contracts Explained for Buyers and Sellers

    Land contracts have seen a resurgence in Michigan. In recent years the ability for buyers to obtain financing has become a serious problem for those wanting to sell their real estate holdings and ...

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  • Down Market is the Time to Challenge Michigan Real Estate Tax Assessments
    Down Market is the Time to Challenge Michigan Real Estate Tax Assessments

    You may hear the term “Proposal A” thrown around when people discuss Michigan property taxes. Proposal A was a referendum passed by the people of Michigan in 1994 which amended the State Constitution ...

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  • Short Sale Basics
    Short Sale Basics

    The term “short sale” has become a household term in the post real estate bubble market. But what exactly is a short sale, and why would a property owner or a bank want to do a short sale? A short ...

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  • Michigan Property Tax Abatements for Industrial Property
    Michigan Property Tax Abatements for Industrial Property

    Michigan manufacturers should be aware of several tax incentives available to businesses investing in plant and equipment. One of these incentives is the Industrial Facilities Tax (or “IFT”) ...

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