Posts tagged real estate closing
The Merger Doctrine and Surviving the Closing

Sight-reading is a crucial skill for a professional musician. Many auditions include a sight-reading “test,” to see whether the musician can perform at a high level with little rehearsal time. When reviewing real estate contracts, many people act like an inexperienced musician sight-reading music.

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How Your Real Estate Transaction Is Like An Orchestra (And Why You Need A Conductor)

Recently, while in the midst of a managing a complicated commercial real estate closing, I took a few hours off to attend an orchestra concert.  During intermission, while orchestra took a break, a string quartet played in the lobby. It was then that I realized that the typical commercial real estate transaction frequently has at least 15 different roles and is much more like an orchestra than a string quartet. 

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