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RP REAL ESTATE FINANCING GROUP

ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law

RP REAL ESTATE FINANCING GROUP

Who We Are

The Real Estate Financing Group is devoted to assisting attorneys in financing techniques involving real estate as collateral. To this end, this group presents educational programs and produces written materials to educate lawyers in all aspects of real estate finance. Separate committees within this group are dedicated to mortgage lending, including construction lending and securitizations, and legal opinions issued in connection with these financings, as well as legal issues and developments in real estate workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcies.

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We are the RP REAL ESTATE FINANCING GROUP committee.

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Enforceability Opinions and Their Qualifications

January 15, 2014
This call (at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CDT/2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT, call 866-646-6488, passcode 557 741 9753) will focus on the meaning of enforceability opinions in connection with real estate secured loan transactions and the need for qualifications to enforceability opinions. Ed Levin and Charlie Menges of the Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions Committee will lead a presentation for about 20 minutes. This call will follow with 15 minutes for questions and discussion.

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25th Anniversary RPTE Spring Symposium, Chicago, IL

May 1, 2014 - May 2, 2014
The Real Estate Financing Group will be presenting a program at the Spring Symposium. Title: Eager Client Needs a Loan: Who, What, When, Where, How? Eager Client has come to Ideal Lender for commercial real estate financing. This program will take you through the anatomy of the loan financing process beginning with initial due diligence through closing and post-closing matters. The diverse panel will highlight perspectives from the borrower and lender sides as well as new hot topics in the area of commercial financing.
 
Section Events

    Creative Estate Planning Strategies for Using Lifetime QTIPs

    04/07/2015-04/07/2015

    Why You Should Attend:Lifetime QTIPs, once used infrequently, are now increasing in popularity as planners see their tremendous benefits. In fact, lifetime QTIPs are perhaps one of the best and most under-utilized estate planning techniques. Recent changes to the income and transfer tax laws contribute ...

    Domestic Asset Protection Trust Planning: Jurisdiction Selection Series: Arizona, Maryland, Nevada, New Hampshire.

    04/14/2015-04/14/2015

    15 states, such as Nevada and New Hampshire, permit the creation of full blown self-settled asset protection trusts. Besides the 15, at least 10 other states, including Arizona and Maryland, allow some form of an asset protection trust, including inter vivos QTIP trusts. The proliferation of domestic ...

    Fundamentals of Title Insurance

    04/22/2015-04/22/2015

    This eCLE webinar will cover the basics of title insurance how a title search is created, how a transaction is closed, and the extent of typical coverages provided. Topics include: Search and Examination Public records Other searches The difference between and abstract ...

Conference Call on January 15, 2014-Opinions

On January 15, 2014, the Real Estate Financing Group will host a call on the Enforceability Opinion and Their Qualifications.
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Effect of Gulf oil spill on real estate financing

The federal government and private lenders are reacting to the anticipated effect of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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List Serv

In order to send a message to the listserve, send the message as an email to the address below. You must be a member of the Committee to use the listserve.

RPTE-REAL@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here. Please note that you will need to create a new password, separate from your regular ABA password, in order to use this archive.


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Leadership

Chair:

Levin, Edward

Council Representative:

Clarke, Kellye

Vice-Chair:

Trott, John

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on July 1, 2014

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