Archive for October 2017

Real Estate Disclosures in Washington State

by Brooks Schott and Art Macomber October 27,2017 Overview. This article discusses required disclosures by sellers of real estate in Washington State. With few exceptions, Washington State requires extensive seller disclosures before the sale of real property—whether the property is residential or commercial. The disclosure form required depends on whether the property is defined as…

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Advocate Article: Drafting Key Provisions of a Shared Well Agreement

By: Arthur B. Macomber, Managing Attorney, Macomber Law PLLC Author Bio: For over a decade, Macomber Law, PLLC has focused on real property, land use, water and construction law. Prior to attending the University of California Hastings College of the Law, Mr. Macomber enjoyed 25 years in business, real estate and construction. Mr. Macomber’s undergraduate…

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Protecting your property from trespassers

By Art Macomber, Managing Attorney October 9, 2017. People who own larger acreages should be concerned about trespassers and squatters. In Idaho, even if your property is fenced, care should be taken to give notice to hunters, fisherman, and hikers when they are crossing onto your property. Landowners have to post No Trespassing signs every…

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Can I Have a Green Mailbox? Issues with Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions on Uses of Land

By Greg George, Attorney Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, October 3, 2017. If you own residential or commercial land, you’ve probably seen Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (“CC&Rs”). Many landowners encounter CC&Rs when they purchase a home in a planned neighborhood overseen by a homeowner’s association (“HOA”). There are hundreds of HOAs in Kootenai County alone. Therefore, homebuyers…

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