Residential Expertise

REAL ESTATE EXPERTISE AT A GLANCE¹
(RESIDENTIAL – OREGON)

  1.  Disputes/Litigation/Mediation/Arbitration
    • Adverse Possession
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and Arbitration)
    • Agency Law
    • Boundary Disputes
    • Breach of Contract
    • Deed Restriction Disputes
    • Declaratory Relief
    • Discrimination (Handicap, Familial Status, etc.)
    • Commission Disputes
    • Earnest Money Disputes
    • Easements and Rights of Way
    • Encroachment Disputes
    • Environmental Laws (Radon, USTs, Lead-Based Paint, etc.)
    • Fraud and Misrepresentation
    • Foreclosure
    • Hazardous Materials Laws
    • Home Inspection Issues
    • Homeowner Associations
    • Home Warranties
    • Housing Age 55+
    • Land Sale Contract Foreclosure (Strict, Judicial, Statutory)
    • Landlord-Tenant Matters (Commercial and Residential)
    • Lateral Support Issues
    • Lis Pendens
    • Listing Agreement Disputes
    • Marinas and Moorages (Landlord Representation Only)
    • Manmade Siding Issues
    • Manufactured Housing Disputes (Landlord Representation Only)
    • Mortgage Brokerage Laws and Regulations
    • Mortgage Foreclosure Laws
    • Mold, Mildew and Dry Rot
    • Multiple Listing Service Issues
    • NAR Code of Ethics
    • Negligence and Negligent Misrepresentation
    • New Construction
    • Oregon’s Agency Disclosure Laws
    • Oregon’s Property Disclosure Laws
    • Oregon’s Real Estate Licensing Laws
    • Partition
    • Prescriptive Easement Disputes
    • Procuring Cause Disputes
    • Property Disclosure Disputes
    • Property Management Issues
    • Real Estate Agency Investigations and Sanctions
    • Real Estate Litigation (General)
    • Reformation
    • Rescission
    • Slander of Title
    • Specific Performance
    • Title Insurance Coverage Issues (Owner and Mortgagee Policies)
    • Timber Trespass
    • Trespass
    • Trust Deed Foreclosure
    • Underground Storage Tank Disputes
    • Unlawful Trade Practice Litigation
    • Waste
    • Water Issues, Flooding, Flood Zones
    • Wells and Well Water
  2. Distressed Housing Issues
    • Anti-Deficiency Law (Oregon HB 3656)
    • Anti-Deficiency Law (Federal – HR 3648)
    • Cancellation of Debt Law (IRC §108)
    • Debt Management Services Law (Oregon – HB 2191)
    • Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure (With and Without Merger)
    • Fair Isaac Corporation (“FICO”) Issues
    • Federal Programs – HAMP, HARP, HAFA
    • Foreclosure Consultant Laws (Oregon – HB 3630)
    • Foreclosure Issues
    • Loan Modifications
    • Loan Refinance
    • Mortgage Abuse (Oregon – HB 2188, 2189)
    • RMLS™ Short Sale Rules
    • Promissory Note Liability
    • Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 (Federal)
    • Rights of Tenants in Foreclosed Property (Oregon – SB 952)
    • Short Sales & HAFA
    • Strategic Default Issues
    • Walk-Away Issues
  3. Transactions/Drafting/Real Estate Seller/Buyer/Brokerage Issues
    • Agency Laws and Fiduciary Duties
    • Agency Disclosure
    • Appraisal Issues (HVCC, USPAP, Market Data, Income, Cost of Construction)
    • Brokerage Office Policies and Manuals
    • Broker Price Opinions (“BPOs”)
    • Buyer Service Agreements
    • C.L.U.E. Reports
    • Comparative Market Analysis (“CMAs”)
    • Condominium Declarations
    • Contingency Drafting
    • Deeds and Deed Restrictions (“CC&Rs”)
    • Disclosed Dual Agency
    • Documents of Conveyance (General Warranty, Special Warranty, Bargain and Sale, Quitclaim Deeds)
    • Earnest Money Agreements (Residential, Construction, Farm & Ranches, etc.)
    • Easement Drafting
    • E&O Coverage Issues
    • Fair Housing Rules (Age 55+ Safe Harbor Provisions, etc.)
    • Fair Housing Rules (Handicap and Reasonable Accommodations)
    • Fiduciary Duties
    • Gain Deferral Issues Upon Sale of Primary Residence (IRC §121)
    • GSEs (Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac)
    • EIFS
    • Environmental Hazards
    • Escrow Instructions and Commission Demands
    • Financing Programs
    • Good Faith Estimates
    • Hazardous Materials Laws
    • Historic Properties
    • Home Inspection Issues
    • Homeowner Associations
    • Homeowner Protection Act
    • Home Warranties
    • HUD-1 Disclosures
    • Intellectual Property Licensing Matters
    • Land Sale Contracts
    • Landlord-Tenant Matters (Forms Drafting, Rental Agreements, Leases, Default Notices, etc.)
    • Lead Based Paint Disclosure Issues
    • Lending Programs (Subprimes, Alt-As, No Docs, Jumbos, Conventional, ARMs, Negatively Amortizing Loans (“Neg Ams”), Piggy-Backs, Hybrids, FHA, Federal and State VA, etc.)
    • Leases, Lease Options and Rights of First Refusal (Commercial and Residential)
    • Manmade Siding Issues
    • Manufactured Housing Community Laws (Rules, Rule Changes, Statements of Policy, Leases, Rental Agreements, Closure, Conversion, Submetering, Rent Increase Issues, Abandonment Laws, Forms Drafting, etc)
    • Marketability of Title
    • Mediation Practices and Programs
    • Megan’s Law
    • Mold, Mildew and Dry Rot Issues and Disclaimers
    • Mortgage Brokerage Laws and Regulations
    • Mortgage Foreclosure Laws
    • Multiple Listing Service Issues
    • NAR Code of Ethics
    • Office Policies (Real Estate Brokerages)
    • Oregon Family Fairness Act (HB 2007)
    • Oregon Licensing Laws and Regulations
    • Oregon Property Disclosure Laws
    • Oregon Real Estate Agency Matters
    • Personal Assistants
    • Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval Letters
    • Promissory Notes
    • Property Management Agreements
    • Property Taxes, Deferrals, etc.
    • Realtor® Advertising
    • Realtor® Ethics
    • Referral Fees
    • Rental Agreements
    • RMLS™ Issues & Rules
    • RESPA Issues
    • SAFE Act Issues for MLOs
    • Seller Concession Issues
    • Surveys and Legal Descriptions
    • Title Insurance Policies, Exceptions and Extended Coverage
    • Trust Deed Laws
    • Unit Sale Agreements

¹ Note: Querin Law, LLC has strategic alliances with other qualified Oregon and Washington licensed attorneys. Phillip C. Querin is not licensed in Washington. Some work may be referred to other attorneys, and in some cases he will receive a fee.  See, Terms of Engagement & Fees.