A class action lawsuit filed in March of this year has spurred significant changes in the way real estate brokerages are setting and disclosing commissions for listing and selling brokers. The suit, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, names the National Association of Realtors and the four largest […]
10 Questions to Ask your Commercial Lender Before Committing to a “Nonrecourse” Loan
Commercial property owners contemplating a refinance may find themselves being offered non-recourse financing through a loan that is being packaged as a Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS), otherwise known as a “securitized” loan. The financial terms are often attractive, as is the “non-recourse” feature.
Social Media Marketing: Cool, Creative, and Confusing for Consumers
Earlier this year, somebody at the Food and Drug Administration was tasked with reviewing Kim Kardashian’s social media posts to determine whether they were false or misleading.