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Your Guide To The 2021 Real Estate Law & Customs By State

By First American NCS on May 24, 2021

Newly revised, this guide provides comprehensive real estate customs, laws, and guidelines in all 50 states. As a bonus, we’ve added the latest on eClosing RON status! 

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Topics: Commercial News state by state guide real estate law and customs guide free guide

Digital Disruption In Commercial Real Estate      How We Live: On The Road

By First American NCS on January 3, 2019

This is the second in a series of vignettes discussing the disruptors remaking commercial real estate and impacting how we live, work, play, invest and build.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate digital disruption CRE Technology

Digital Disruption In Commercial Real Estate      How We Live: At Home

By First American NCS on November 5, 2018

This is the first in a series of vignettes discussing the disruptors remaking commercial real estate – impacting how we live, work, play, invest and build.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Commercial News CRE CRE Technology PropTech

The New Economy And Commercial Real Estate: Short-term Gains,  Long-term Questions?

By First American NCS on July 10, 2018

The good times for investors in U.S. commercial real estate continues, as the national economy is going through a rapid metamorphosis thanks to recent legislation and trade reforms. Over the long term, however, other trends may have significant impacts on individual sectors.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate

1031 Exchanges And Mineral Rights

By First American NCS on March 14, 2018

If you are thinking about diversifying your portfolio by trading out of real estate investments and into mineral rights, you’ll need to determine whether the mineral right is exchangeable and whether it is like kind to the real estate you plan to sell.  Because this is a complicated field, we recommend you talk to your tax adviser, but this...

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Topics: 1031 Exchange

(white Paper) Acceleration: Forging The Future Of Real Estate

By First American NCS on May 18, 2017

With change occurring in society and business at an ever-accelerating pace, how can the physical world of real estate adapt to an ever-shifting virtual world of bits and bytes? Forces disrupting real estate, including demographic polarization, digitization, globalization, urbanization and socialization, and other trends, will reshape our built...

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Topics: White Papers