As we celebrate another banner year of commercial real estate with the 26th annual Broker of the Year awards, we also should take note of some of the accolades recently bestowed upon our fair city: Top “Game Changing” Northern California City: Sacramento (Sunset Magazine, February 2018); America’s stealthy farm-to-fork capital (Thrillist, January 2018); Ranked […]
OR, WHY HIRE A SMART LAWYER AND BE A DUMB CLIENT? Lawyers are expensive, and good lawyers are very expensive. That information comes as no surprise to you, but did you know that there are techniques a client can use to reduce legal costs in commercial real estate transactions? Clients often focus on a given […]
INTRODUCTION Purpose of Presentation: Help Keep the Focus on What’s Important. Modern commercial real estate Purchase Agreements are lengthy and complex, but not all terms are critical. Our goal is to help the parties to focus on what’s important. Suggest Some Best Practices. To suggest some practices that a broker can employ to improve […]
The new documentary transfer tax law eliminates separate unrecorded statements. California law (Revenue and Taxation Code Section 11932) has long required that the amount of the documentary transfer tax be displayed on the face of the recorded instrument.
Sacramento, Calif. – April 7, 2014 – A prominent group of partners from Sacramento-based law firm Downey Brand is forming a new firm, Stewart Ward & Josephson LLP, effective April 7, 2014. The firm immediately becomes one of the most experienced real estate and business law transactional firms in Sacramento, with three seasoned attorneys delivering sophisticated legal services to a diverse base of local, state and national clients.
Write it down, take a picture: It’s finally spring in Sacramento. If you believe the commercial real estate economy in Sacramento is finally in recovery mode, and you’re predicting much brighter days lie just ahead, you’re in good company…