Recent Transactions and Cases

Steeg Law attorneys are known for being able to handle unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property and have been involved in precedent-setting business litigation … More»

Recent Transactions and Cases

Steeg Law attorneys are known for being able to handle unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property and have been involved in precedent-setting business litigation … More»

Title Opinions v. Title Insurance

An article in The Wall Street Journal on January 16, 2024, discussed a plan by Fannie Mae that would allow this major governmental agency to accept attorney title opinions rather … More»

The Miscellaneous Section of a Contract – Ignore at Your Own Risk

Most contracts end with several provisions, sometimes under the generic heading “Miscellaneous,” that many parties consider boilerplate language not worth spending the time to read prior to signing a contract. … More»

Steeg Law: Recent Transactions and Cases

Steeg Law attorneys are known for being able to handle unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property and have been involved in precedent-setting business litigation … More»

Understand the Title Insurance Commitment Before You Put It In the File

Managing Partner Robert M. Steeg is a regular contributing columnist on real estate for Reuters Legal News and Westlaw Today. His article, “Understand the Title Insurance Commitment Before You Put … More»

Title Insurance 101

The Preservation Resource Center’s “Buy Right Class,” a two-night course focused on how to purchase a historic home in need of renovation in New Orleans, included a presentation, “Title Insurance … More»

Lessons in Title Insurance: Copy-and-Paste Can Save Time, but Is Fraught With Peril

Anyone who remembers using typewriters knows what a time-saver word processing software is, especially if you’re working on multiple documents that have a lot of the same information in them. … More»

Servitudes Need Extra Care, but the Survey is Key

A recent case cited by the Louisiana Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reveals several important things about servitudes. Why are servitudes important at all? They are a very … More»

Title Insurance Endorsements for Projects Under Development

Title insurance is a standard requirement in most real estate transactions and properly underwritten title insurance is needed for both lenders and property owners. When a project is for land … More»

Expertise Includes Steeg Law Among Best Real Estate Lawyers in New Orleans

Expertise has identified Steeg Law as one of the “Best Real Estate Lawyers in New Orleans” in 2021. Expertise.com, the online review site for professionals, features only objectively quantified and … More»

Recent Transactions and Cases

Steeg Law attorneys are known for being able to handle unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property and have been involved in precedent-setting business litigation … More»

Why You Should Be Glad Your Lawyer Is a Stickler for Details

Lawyers, transactional lawyers in particular, are sometimes criticized for being too picky and for paying too much attention to the little things. In his song, “The End of the Innocence,” … More»

Recent Transactions and Cases

Steeg Law attorneys are known for being able to handle unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property and have been involved in precedent-setting business litigation … More»

Recent Transactions and Cases

Steeg Law attorneys are known for being able to handle unique and difficult real estate issues for virtually any type of property and have been involved in precedent-setting business litigation … More»

How to Lose a Right-Of-Way (Servitude) or Avoid Doing So

A recent case, Clement v. Menard, illustrates the pitfalls to be avoided so that a person enjoying a right-of-way (servitude) over adjoining property does not inadvertently lose those rights. It … More»

Orleans Title Insurance Agency Receives Silver for Best Title Company in New Orleans CityBusiness’ 2017 Reader Rankings

Steeg Law is pleased to announce that Orleans Title Insurance Agency, L.L.C. (Orleans Title), our in-house title insurance agency for commercial and residential closings, received Silver (third-place) in the “Best … More»

Real Estate Markets and the Recovery: 10 Years Later and Beyond

Associate Zachary Rosenberg recently attended the 5th Annual Economic & Real Estate Forecast Symposium sponsored by Commercial Investment Division (CID), New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors (NOMAR), and the Louisiana … More»

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