May 16, 2015
OK, it’s not pretty, but it’s exciting. It’s progress! Our third expansion at our Ivy Pointe offices is presently underway, with two new spaces being added to expand our commercial transactional practice. Now anchored by Christopher P. Finney, Isaac T. Heintz, Richard P. Turner, Kevin J. Hopper and Tracy L. Hawkins, our transactional … Continue reading Another expansion!
There are different types of deeds used in Ohio real estate transactions, providing buyers with differing levels of assurance of title quality from the seller and differing levels of liability, and potentially continuing liability, for the seller. In Ohio, a seller can use a deed with specific language of conveyance either on a form pre-printed … Continue reading Real Estate 101: Different types of deeds in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana
February 20, 2015
The most popular question this week at our seminar on Ohio Condominium law was: What’s the difference between a condominium and a landominium under Ohio law? Well, we hate to give such a lawyerly answer, but the question requires it. We are taught to think of rights in real estate as a bundle of straws … Continue reading Condominium versus Landominium — what’s the difference under Ohio law?
February 16, 2015
This week, Christopher Finney will be teaching two courses to Cincinnati-area Realtors: 1) On Wednesday, Mr. Finney will teach “Core Law” to the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors from 9 to noon. The course will cover, among other things, the new form contract of the Cincinnati Board of Realtors, new residential loan and closing forms … Continue reading Christopher Finney teaching two continuing education courses this week to Realtors
The Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors implemented a new residential contract form for use starting January 1, 2015. The changes are substantial, compared to Board contracts in effect prior to now: The contract gives an option for a “short proration” of real estate taxes. Instead of prorating for the entire period of unpaid taxes, the … Continue reading New Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors contract contains substantial changes
December 21, 2014
I personally wanted to thank everyone who decided to undertake this adventure with us. At the beginning of 2014, we formally launched Finney Law Firm. I was joined instantly by three talented and loyal staffers, Isaac T. Heintz, a trusted and talented associate in transactional law, dozens of clients, some of whom we have had for decades, and … Continue reading Thanks to our staff, attorneys, clients and vendors on a great 2014