What is a Development Agreement? A Development Agreement is an agreement with local government that can secure regulations for your permit for a decade or more. Development Agreements are especially useful for larger phased projects over many years where the developer seeks to make sure that the rules will not change mid project. Development Agreements…Details
Does Ms. Landowner own the airspace over her property up to the minimal level for safe flight as set by federal regulations?
With rapid technological advances, the law cannot ignore the privacy interest of citizens. If drones were allowed to invade private property without permission, all previous assurances of privacy would be eliminated.Details
Lis Pendens means: Pending lawsuit affecting title to real property. Washington law provides that a Lis Pendens may only be recorded where there is an “action affecting title to real property.” RCW 4.28.320 states in part that: At any time after an action affecting title to real property has been commenced… the plaintiff, the defendant…[others]…Details
Does a Purchaser at a Foreclosure Sale Take Title subject to Encumbrances recorded after the Borrower Executed the Deed of Trust?
The long-standing rule in Washington is first in time, first in right. This is the basic rule of Washington’s Recording Act at RCW 65.08.070. In addition, when a deed of trust is foreclosed under RCW 61.24, the trustee’s deed conveys all title that the borrower had at the time of executing the deed of trust to the purchaser.Details
What happens when one neighbor who shares an easement and driveway with another neighbor who is the property owner, attempts a land grab by encroaching onto the owner’s property?Details