Realtors protest new 1-bedroom law in Brunswick, Ohio



City officials in Brunswick, Ohio, are proposing a controversial new rule that would require all adult renters to have their own bedrooms, unless they’re related.

Ex-homeowners missing out on foreclosure cash



What with surging real estate values in many parts of the U.S., some foreclosed homes are netting more than what the lender is owed on the property.

Texas court blocks federal overtime law, impacts on real estate industry



The real estate industry has been given a temporary reprieve from new rules due to come into effect Dec. 1 that could potentially increase labor costs for employers.

New Law Allows California Landlords to Restrict Smoking



The Smokefree Housing Law (SB 332) went into effect in California on January 1, 2012, giving multifamily property owners and managers the power to prohibit smoking in rental units. Like many of the public smoking bans in the areas across the United States, the Smokefree Housing Law is aimed at curbing secondhand smoke. Although many […]

New Pennsylvania Law Aimed at Fighting Blight



A new law in Pennsylvania is aimed at taking action against owners of blighted buildings.  The state legislature signed the Neighborhood Blight Reclamation and Revitalization Act into law on October 27, 2010, and it officially went into affect today. Under the new law, those properties that are deemed to be in severe violation of building […]

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