Avoiding Deal Killers in Real Estate Sale and Purchase Transactions
Anticipating and Resolving Environmental Issues, Land Use Approval Problems, Encroachment Issues and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will examine common obstacles to closing real estate deals, including environmental issues, defective or incomplete land use approvals, encroachments, flood issues, underperforming property, low basis seller and more. The panel will explain ways to overcome these obstacles.
- Contamination; environmental issues
- Defective or incomplete land use approval
- “As is,” “your problem not mine” seller
- URM or otherwise seismically challenged property
- Use, alterations and redevelopment of existing buildings
- CC&R restrictions
- Legal access
- Soils or riparian issues
- Flood, tsunami, storm/wind vulnerability
- Prohibitive prepayment penalty
- Under-performing property
- Low basis seller
- Investor gets “cold feet;” needs money to close
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What environmental concerns could derail a potential real estate deal and what are some solutions for addressing them?
- How should buyers and sellers address defective or incomplete land use approvals?
- What are some effective strategies for dealing with encroachments?
- What approach has been effective for dealing with a prohibitive prepayment penalty on an existing mortgage loan?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
John C. Pinkstaff
Counsel to the Firm
He has a BS from the University of Oregon and a JD from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. He... | Read More
He has a BS from the University of Oregon and a JD from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. He has practiced in Oregon for 38 years, emphasizing real estate, land use entitlements, environmental and municipal law matters involving a broad range of matters, including vineyards, wineries, bed and breakfasts, residential subdivisions, wind and solar farms and much more.Close
Walter W. McMonies
He has a BA from Yale University and a JD from Yale Law School. He has practiced in San Francisco and Portland,... | Read More
He has a BA from Yale University and a JD from Yale Law School. He has practiced in San Francisco and Portland, emphasizing real estate transactions for over 30 years. On the side he has owned 15 different apartment buildings, many historic. He has a strong interest in seismic upgrading given Oregon’s history of massive but infrequent subduction zone earthquakes.Close
Robert G. Koury
He is chair of the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use practice group. He represents clients in all aspects of... | Read More
He is chair of the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use practice group. He represents clients in all aspects of real estate services, including development of all types of commercial and residential property, complex single-asset and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, financing and leasing.Close