By: Aaron D. Neal, McNamee Hosea In Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. v. Saddlebrook West Utility Company, LLC, 455 Md. 313 (2017), the Court of Appeals examined the interaction between the Maryland Contract Lien Act (“MCLA”) and non-traditional lien instruments.  Saddlebrook involved a Declaration of Water and Sewer Front Foot Benefit Charges which sought to impose […]

Join the MSBA Real Property Section for the all new 2018 Advanced Real Property Institute, on October 9th at The Sheraton Hotel in Columbia, MD. Get the latest from experienced faculty on topics such as The Real Estate Landscape in an Autonomous Vehicle Future, The Jobs and Tax Act of 2017 and Real Estate including four afternoon breakout sessions covering Mediation for Real Estate/Land Use and UCC Opinions in Real […]

For the last six months, the Maryland title insurance producer world has been buzzing with discussion of Bulletin No. 17-16 issued by the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA).  The Bulletin stated that offering free home warranties or home inspections as gifts to customers that bought title insurance policies from the producer was a violation of Maryland Insurance […]

The Real Property Section will hold its annual business meeting at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15th, at The Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean  City, Maryland 21842.  At this meeting, the Section will also present the Distinguished Maryland Real Property Practitioner of the Year award to Raymond G. Truitt of Ballard Spahr […]

Dear Colleagues and Friends We are extremely honored and fortunate to be able to announce that a Foreclosure Committee Breakfast will take place on Thursday May 3rd 2018 at the Sheraton Washington North Hotel in Beltsville, Maryland, and will feature Judge Krystal Alves, Judge Circuit Court for Prince George’s County Maryland.  Judge Alves was recently appointed the Coordinating Judge for Foreclosures for […]

COMPLEX TAX LAWS CHANGE ALL THE TIME – THE TAX STRATEGY YOU GIVE YOUR CLIENTS MUST CHANGE WITH IT. Sponsored by the MSBA Section of Taxation Law, the Advanced Tax Institute (ATI) is the annual “must attend” educational event for high-performing lawyers and CPAs who want to bring the best advice to their clients and […]

Join the MSBA Real Property Section for its annual signature event for more than twenty-five years for MD realtors, real property attorneys, and title insurers.  The 2017 Advanced Real Property Institute (ARPI) is September 28th, 2017 in Columbia, MD.  Cutting edge issues such as “Capital Markets Forecast”, “Hot Off the Presses-An Overview of the Recently […]