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What should you do if you have a dispute with a buyer or seller?

If a property you purchase isn't what it seemed or you sold something to a buyer who then didn't keep up on his or her end of the deal, you'll probably have a dispute on your hands. While some buyers and sellers are able to work out their problems outside mediation or arbitration, others need these services to come up with a solution to their legal conflicts.

With the right help, you can protect your interests while leasing

Before you sign a commercial lease, you need to understand what you're agreeing to. Not being completely certain of an agreement can end up causing you trouble later on. So, what can you do to prevent problems that you may not foresee at the moment?

What can you do if zoning doesn't allow you to run a business?

When you purchase a property, you likely already have an idea of what you want to do there. Zoning laws will affect what you are allowed to do in the space. Zoning laws restrict many activities and set requirements you must abide by.

What is residential zoning, and does it affect my home business?

When you want to build a home or run a home business, you need to make sure you have the right to build on the particular property. Most land falls within a certain zoning category. Here are a few you should know.

Commercial real-estate market faltering in 2017

Commercial real estate defaults have become a concern in 2016, indicating that the U.S. commercial property sector might be coming up on a slowdown in 2017. According to a Nov. 15 news report, the amount of money needed to purchase commercial real estate is going to increase, and purchasing is going to become more complicated in the future thanks to new regulations.

Questions to ask when picking a facility for your new business

So you're ready to launch your new business. You have your business plan, you've researched the topic as much as you can, and you want to go out and buy or rent a facility so you can really get started. This is an exciting time, but it's important to consider your new facility very carefully. Here are some questions you may want to ask.