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»

Glimpses of the Future of Real Estate

By Robert Steeg I recently returned from a national conference of title insurance agents. The agenda included traditional, technical topics like underwriting standards and title insurance claims—very helpful, even if … 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»

Apparent Servitudes: When Purchasing Property, Take Note Of What You See

A recent case, Naramore v. Aikman, decided by the Louisiana Court of Appeal for the First Circuit demonstrates some established but little known principles of Louisiana law that every person … More»

The Measure of Compensable Loss Under a Standard Title Insurance Policy

By Charles L. Stern, Jr. Title insurance is ubiquitous in the American real estate market. Lenders generally require mortgagee’s title insurance as a condition before closing on a loan secured … More»

Charles Stern to Participate in “Title Insurance: What Lies Ahead” Webinar: Register Now

Partner Charles L. Stern, Jr. will be participating in a live CLE/CPE Webinar, “Title Insurance: What Lies Ahead in 2017 and Beyond,” on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 3:00 pm … 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»

News You Need to Know: New Disclosure Rules for Mortgages

By Robert M. Steeg Residential real estate closings will never be the same. The following article from The New York Times, “New Disclosure Rules for Mortgages,” only begins to touch … 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»

Case Alert: A Shift in the Law May Have Significant Consequence for the Development of Property

By David Martinez In this article Senior Associate David A. Martinez clarifies a recent case, Boudreaux v. Cummings, which may signal a meaningful shift and restriction on the ability of … More»

Steeg Law Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Obtained summary judgment in favor of owner of large tract of land in Plaquemines Parish … More»

Steeg Law Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Represented major national bank in escrow dispute in connection with sale of assets of a … More»

Property Owners, Insurance Companies and “Bad Faith”

This article explains why understanding Louisiana’s laws governing “bad faith” in property and title insurance policies is important to property owners and insurance companies alike. Why Understanding “Bad Faith” in Property … More»

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