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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It Depends on What the Definition of “If” is: a Clintonesque Parsing of Hillary’s, “I am willing to break up the big banks, if they need to be broken up”

Dubious Campaign Promises — Exhibit A; How Many Loopholes Can YOU Spot? “If they’re too big to fail, make ’em smaller.” –George Shultz, Ronald Reagan’s Secretary of State (and a former Treasury Secretary). At least in some parts of the country, Hillary Clinton’s thread-the-needle comment about big banks last week would be met with a...
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