February 1, 2016

Home Purchase Agreement Loopholes and “Gotcha’s,” circa 2016

Parsing a “5-2-1” Timeline in the Buyer’s Inspection Contingency [Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway, or any other entity referenced.  If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.] One of the trickiest clauses in the standard Minnesota housing purchase agreement...
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Goldwater vs. McGovern

Back to the Political Future? (Specifically, 1964 and 1972) “Wait a second!” (you say). (Arizona Senator) Barry Goldwater didn’t run against South Dakota’s George McGovern. Republican Goldwater ran against Democrat Lyndon Johnson, and was on the losing side of the famous 1964 landslide. Two elections later, on the opposite end of the political spectrum, McGovern...
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The Not-So-Great Symbolism of the ECB Headquarters Building

How Much is Office Space in The Leaning Tower of Pisa? Is a building that — at least from some angles — actually appears to be listing a good symbol for a major, modern corporation? The more so for a financial institution — arguably, the key financial institution for Western Europe — and the rudder of a...
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