Stephen Hammers’ Real Estate Law Blog
Stephen Hammers is an attorney in Irvine, California specializing in real estate law. His articles below are intended for investors, buyers, sellers, developers and brokers of commercial and residential real estate. Updates are provided regularly. To receive email updates, please send written request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The rigid nature of California’s laws on an obstructed view was recently illustrated in a case heard by the California Court of Appeal. The case is Boxer vs. City of Beverly Hills. The City of Beverly Hills planted some redwood trees in a park near the Boxers’ home. At first, the trees were not a […]
One of the areas of real estate law that is most often litigated in California is dual agency. Our State permits a single agent or agency to represent both the buyer and seller in the negotiation and sale of real estate. A case regarding dual agency has just reached the California Supreme Court, and the […]
Neighbor disputes are unfortunate, and while every effort should be made to avoid litigation, sometimes it is simply not possible. When an easement dispute erupted recently, the owner whose land was burdened by the easement contacted Orange County easement attorney Stephen Hammers for help. The neighbor, who was himself an Orange County attorney, owned the right […]