Commercial Tenant’s Lease – Estoppel and Attornment Considerations

A standard provision of commercial lease agreements is an agreement by the Tenant to execute estoppel certificates, and to attorn to a lender.

An estoppel certificate is a statement from the tenant to either a lender or a prospective purchaser … Read More

Consider Carefully The New Certification Required Under The Revised DC FP7

deedThe DC Recorder of Deeds announced today that it has revised the Real Property Recordation and Transfer Tax Form FP 7/C (herein “FP7C”).   The purpose of this revision was to “contain a self-certification of compliance with tax payment, … Read More

DC: Proposed Laws Challenge the Airbnb Model

airbnbVincent Orange, Councilmember of the D.C. Counsel has introduced two bills that would directly challenge the Airbnb business model.

The “Short Term Rental Regulation and Housing Protection Amendment Act of 2015” would establish a Special Enforcement Division with … Read More