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Attorneys from Miller Nash Graham & Dunn practicing in the areas of Land Use, Real Estate, Environmental, Construction and Real Estate Tax will contribute frequently to this blog. We also expect guest posts from time to time from outside consultants and from other practice areas within Miller Nash Graham & Dunn dealing with real estate. And while we will not show comments on this site please feel free to email us directly with any questions, comments or suggestions. We hope you find this blog enjoyable to read and that the information is pertinent to the industry.
June 26, 2015 8:49 AM | Posted by Bremer, LeAnne | Permalink
Earlier this year we wrote about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case of Horne v. Department of Agriculture. In that case, the court of appeals ruled that a Department of Agriculture marketing . . . read more
June 2, 2015 4:42 PM | Posted by Hossaini, Kelly | Permalink
Central Oregon's residential property values rose faster in the mid-2000s housing bubble and fell harder in the 2008 crash than those in other Oregon areas. Bend, especially, has been . . . read more
May 21, 2015 3:29 PM | Posted by Bremer, LeAnne | Permalink
Last year, we wrote about the Gamboa v. Clark case, in which Division III of the Washington State Court of Appeals set a high bar for proving . . . read more
April 14, 2015 9:44 AM | Posted by Naito, Alexander | Permalink
Owners, developers, and general contractors, beware: the protection afforded by a subcontractor's responsibility to pay for lawsuits arising from its work (what is known as "indemnity") might not be as broad as originally thought . . . read more
March 9, 2015 9:01 AM | Posted by Klinger, Dustin | Permalink
It has been close for a few months, but Seattle house prices and full-on seller's market are now confirmed in this report from the Puget Sound Business Journal. Prices are now . . . read more
February 25, 2015 11:35 AM | Posted by Klinger, Dustin | Permalink
After years of media speculation and pundits declaring that the millennial generation is so very different and may never own a car or a house, changing all business . . . read more
January 23, 2015 8:15 AM | Posted by Bremer, LeAnne | Permalink
We will find out the answer to that question later this year from the United States Supreme Court in Horne v. Department of Agriculture. At issue is whether the Department of Agriculture can subject raisin farmers to a marketing order requiring the farmers to divert a certain percentage of their crop to a reserve that is run by the Raisin Administrative Committee . . . read more
December 30, 2014 2:45 PM | Posted by Bremer, LeAnne | Permalink
The Washington Homeowner Association Act, Chapter 64.38 RCW, requires the homeowner members to approve an annual budget of revenues and expenditures proposed by the board of directors. If the budget is not approved . . . read more