Monthly Archives: December 2020

CREATE the VAT changes and real estate exemptions from the bill

As the end of 2020 approaches, a year like no other, the CREATE bill is also set to become law. The last week of November saw the Upper House approve Senate Bill 1357 during its third and final reading. The SB 1357, now known as the CREATE Bill (Corporate Recovery …

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Lot owners must prove their right to real estate before registration

MANILA – Landowners must prove their right to the real estate they have purchased before they can be registered in their name, the Supreme Court (SC) said in a ruling. In a nine-page resolution released Friday, the First Division of the High Court dismissed a petition filed by spouses Rufus …

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Maharashtra Waqf Board Land Digitization, Ownership Files To Begin Soon: Nawab Malik – Punekar News

Pune, December 18, 2020: The state government has decided to digitize the Maharashtra Waqf Board as part of an e-governance program in the coming months, said Nawab Malik, Minister of Minority Welfare and senior leader of the NCP, in Pune today. Malik attended the inauguration of India’s first Waqf focal …

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“Buying and selling commercial real estate (FL)” Practical advice – Real estate and construction

To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. There are many issues to consider when buying or selling commercial real estate (CRE) in Florida. The considerations that buyers and sellers face are sometimes different and these issues can also differ by asset class. This practice note focuses on …

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Impact of California Proposition 19 on Estate Planning and Gifting of Real Estate | Wendel Rosen LLP

California Proposition 19, a constitutional amendment for property tax transfers and exemptions, was approved by voters in the November 2020 election. It is the most dramatic change to property tax protections since the passage of Proposition 13 in 1978. Landowners need to understand the property tax consequences of Proposition 19 …

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RDN Boosts Security After Alerted to Publicly Available Property Information – Nanaimo News Bulletin

The Nanaimo Regional District has submitted reports to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner regarding access to landowner information. According to a press release, the RDN conducted an internal investigation in response to anonymous emails received in November. The emails raised concerns about access to information via the …

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Judges prosecuted for ruling on transfer of property on the basis of forged powers of attorney in Syria

The Minister of Justice of the Syrian regime government, Ahmed al-Sayyed, announced that the trials against the judges, who handed down court sentences for the transfer of property on the basis of false powers of attorney (POA), would take place soon. A number of judges are currently being sued by …

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Peter Fastow of CarneyKelehan elected Head of Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association

Peter Fastow, an attorney with the Columbia-based law firm Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, has been elected secretary and treasurer of the real estate section of the Maryland State Bar Association. The real estate section brings together professionals interested in real estate and related law, including laws relating to …

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