Signing Documents
05 December 2017

Off the Record – Failing to Record a Deed

Attorneys Rachel Hillegonds, Grant Schertzing and JJ Henn discuss the rules regarding recording a property deed.  Topics include the Michigan Recording Act, bonafide purchasers, valuable consideration, constructive notice, putting third parties on notice of property interest, requirements of recording documents, and much more.

Title Insurance
21 November 2017

Title Insurance Misconceptions

Mathew Van Dyk, Grant Schertzing, and Rachel Hillegonds discuss common title insurance misconceptions, title commitments, how to view title insurance generally, and as well as what title insurance does and does not do for a buyer or seller. Ways to listen to podcast for free iPhone/iPad: Tap link to subscribe to podcast with Apple Podcasts app Android: Tap […]

Vapor Instrusion
07 November 2017

What Businesses Need to Know About Vapor Intrusion

In the latest episode of the Real Estate Podcast Alan Schwartz, Cindy Ortega and Grant Schertzing discuss how vapor intrusion risks can affect the use and sale of contaminated properties.   Volatile Organic Chemicals (“VOCs”) contaminating soil or groundwater can give off gases, or vapors, that are dangerous for people to inhale.  In the last 5 […]

Office Building with Blue Sky
24 October 2017

Big Mistakes to Avoid When Negotiating a Commer...

In the current episode, listen to Miller Johnson real estate attorneys Jim Ens, Eric Starck, and Matt VanDyk discuss the pitfalls and mistakes parties make when negotiating a commercial lease agreement from both the tenant and landlord perspectives. Topics discussed include the many ways to set up guaranties, obligations of the parties, monetary and non-monetary […]

Real Estate Blog
16 October 2017

The Real Estate Group Launches Their Twice a Mo...

The Miller Johnson Real Estate Podcast is a twice monthly series hosted by attorneys involved in real estate transactions, disputes, property tax, construction, land use and zoning matters with clients. From buying, selling and leasing to commercial, industrial and residential development, our Real Estate group offers a full range of insights and analysis of a […]