Real estate tax usually refers to the local tax paid on the value of real estate each year, whereas the broader term “property tax” can encompass personal property taxes. The sale of real estate can trigger a tax on the… Read More »What is Real Estate Tax? (Sale of Real Estate Tax and Property Tax)
Searching “Oklahoma eviction laws” online will produce a wealth of results, but next to none will be relevant to commercial, as opposed to residential, evictions. We discussed residential eviction at length in this article, but here we’d like to shed… Read More »Oklahoma Eviction Laws: Commercial Properties
So you live in Oklahoma and you’ve got questions about eviction. Perhaps you have a shifty landlord and you want to make sure you know your rights, or perhaps you ARE the landlord and you’re suffering from miscreant tenants. This… Read More »Oklahoma Eviction Laws: Residential Properties
Only some wholesaling activities are legal in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Predatory Real Estate Wholesaler Act (the “Wholesaler Act”) prohibits many wholesaling activities by banning public marketing prior to closing. To avoid fines of up to $5,000 per occurrence and possible… Read More »Is Wholesaling Real Estate Legal in Oklahoma?
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a new residential tenant eviction moratorium on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. The new CDC moratorium is scheduled to expire on October 3, 2021 – but may be extended, similar to the initial moratorium. Oklahoma Eviction… Read More »New Eviction Moratorium in Oklahoma – August 2021
Do you have a water well that is shared by two or more neighboring properties? Or maybe you have an entryway or driveway that is shared by multiple lots. If so, your access may be insecure – unless you have… Read More »Access or Rights Agreements and Easements Between Neighbors in Oklahoma
The vast majority of residential leases, tenancies, and rental agreements have been affected by COVID-19. Many tenants have lost jobs or had their work hours cut, reducing or eliminating their ability to pay rent on time or altogether. In addition,… Read More »Residential Leases and Evictions During COVID-19 (Guidelines for Landords)
When representing a seller, a real estate attorney may draft or review the real estate contract, provide general advice, resolve title issues, negotiate transaction terms, and review closing paperwork. Sometimes, the seller’s attorney also prepares the deed and closes the… Read More »What Does a Real Estate Attorney do for a Seller? (A Quick Explanation)
This article estimates real estate attorney cost based on multiple data sources, and it was compiled by a real estate attorney familiar with the industry. The below table summarizes some of the most common price points. Attorney fees on a… Read More »Real Estate Attorney Cost: How Much Are Real Estate Attorney Fees?