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February 2019 Archives

Your intellectual property needs your protection

An often-overlooked but important area of business and commercial law involves protecting your company's intellectual property. For many businesses based in Minnesota, intellectual property adds a great deal of value to the company. Allowing other parties to steal and to use your intellectual property can have a debilitating effect on your business.

Is a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage a good idea or a bad idea?

When you feel it is time to buy a home, you will face many new decisions revolving around your loan. For the uninitiated, these decisions can be overwhelming as well as confusing. Most Minnesota residents respond to these feelings of confusion in one of two ways. They freeze and decide not to buy a home, or they simply accept the first mortgage loan they encounter.

Construction defects may complicate real estate transactions

Regardless of what type of real estate transactions you are pursuing in Minnesota (buying a home, selling a property, building a home, etc.), you want everything to proceed as smoothly as possible. However, many new homeowners or those seeking to buy real estate fail to take the possibility of construction defects into account. A serious defect in the construction of a building can reduce the value of your property and may even pose safety hazards.

What legal issues might new businesses face?

Becoming a business owner is the dream of many Minnesota residents. However, without proper business formation and planning practices, there is a real chance that entrepreneurs might fail in their efforts. Looking at the legal landscape is a large part of good business planning, but it is difficult for some to see past their dreams of entrepreneurial success.

Benefits of investing in commercial real estate

Commercial real estate has long been a popular way to make money for investors all across the country. It is still a popular investment today in Ramsey, Minnesota, and the rest of the state. Today, we will take a look at the benefits of investing in commercial real estate, so you can make an informed decision as to whether or not this will be a viable option for you moving forward.