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CyberCites
Property Law

Role of Attorneys in Purchasing Real Estate and Examining Titles
http://www.massbar.org/lawhelp/legal_info/index.php?sw=3121&full_id=208%20

This page is part of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s MassLawHelp service. It contains Massachusetts specific information regarding the roles and responsibilities of attorneys for different parties in real estate transactions. Related articles discuss purchasing a home and landlord-tenant issue.

Law about ... Real Property
http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/real_property.html

The Legal Information Institute posts information on a variety of legal topics; this page focuses on the law of real property. It also provides link to state statutes, judicial decisions, and some key internet resources.

Law about ... Real Estate Transactions
http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/real_estate.html

This page from the Legal Information Institute provides an overview of the law regarding real estate transactions. Included are links to federal laws, property statutes from various states, and information about useful print sources.

Property Law and Real Estate
http://www.findlaw.com/01topics/33property/index.html

All of Findlaw’s resources on Property and Real Estate law are accessible from this page, including attorney and expert witness referral sources. A lengthy list of databases, newsletters, and other web-based sources of information is available to assist practitioners. These resources include government publications from the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and the Interior.

DIRT: Listserv for Real Estate Professionals
http://dirt.umkc.edu/

DIRT receives support from the American Bar Association Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and the University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Law, but is editorially independent from both groups. The searchable archives and contributed articles and forms are available at the site. “Daily Developments,” which summarize information from the Quarterly Report on Developments in Real Estate Law, are browseable for dates from 1995 through March 2004. To subscribe to the listserv, send a message with the body subscribe to DIRT+request@umkc.edu.

Probate and Property
http://www.abanet.org/rppt/publications/magazine/home.html

This magazine, from the American Bar Association’s Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust, makes some of its content available public, including the table of contents and selected articles in HTML from the past several months of the magazine, as well as a topical index for issues from 1997 through 2003. Members of the Section have access to all articles in PDF format, as well as hyperlinked access to articles from the index.

Contact: Nancy F. Johnson (revlis1@hotmail.com)
Last updated: 9/13/04
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