• 04.08.20

    All State Judicial Foreclosure Actions Suspended

    Last month, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order giving the courts special authority to address the COVID-19 pandemic as a means of alleviating the ongoing impacts it is having on California’s judicial branch.

  • 03.21.20

    Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Stay-at-Home Order—Impact on Businesses in the Real Estate Industry

    Governor Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home Executive Order N-33-20 adopted on March 19, 2020 (Order, a link to which and all noted authorities herein is provided below), imposed on all of California the greatest restrictions seen nationally to date to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

  • 03.20.20

    County Recorder Office Closures

    Increasingly severe limitations on public gatherings and other measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 have disrupted essential recording services in the real estate industry.

  • 09.28.16

    Incumbency Bodes Well for the Real Estate Market

    The presidential election season can be a difficult time for the commercial real estate market. Uncertainty about the future financial and regulatory climate often leaves investors, developers and owners waiting on the sidelines for the outcome of the election.

  • 07.08.15

    As-Is Deals May Not Be So As-Is

    To avoid litigation over mistaken or misinterpreted statements made in the course of negotiations, owners of real property rely on “as-is” and “independent investigation” clauses in their real estate contracts and leases.



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