Minnesota State Bar ProgramTo Review Real Estate Law Basics

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 01:00

The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) this month is planning a CLE seminar titled The Basics of Real Estate Practice.

The program will take place on Wednesday, August 9 at the Minnesota CLE Conference Center, Seventh Street and Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis.

Among the issues to be examined are:

  • An overview of the parties and documents involved in a typical purchase or sale of real estate;
  • How to draft accurate legal descriptions and how to identify and solve problems that arise with them;
  • Title issues, including title opinions, insurance and objections; evidence of title; clearing title;
  • Terms and procedures that surround commercial purchase agreements;
  • How to prepare for a closing;
  • Contents of a letter of intent and commonly negotiated commercial lease provisions.
  • Speakers for the program are still to be announced.

    For details on tuition and available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

    To register for the program, call (800) 759-8840 or visit www.minncle.org.