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Keeping It Real


“Keeping it Real.” Of course, it’s a bit of a slang saying, but when it comes to securing marketable title for real estate, one must certainly be pragmatic and proactive in order to get the job done. That’s where the Keeping it Real, as in real estate, blog comes in!

This blog is intended to benefit real estate professionals, lenders, title insurance agents and underwriters, property managers, business owners and individuals dealing with real property issues. Topics will include new and changing legislation, court decisions of significance and real estate industry news, including trends and analysis from the legal perspective.

Please note that this blog is not intended to provide legal advice, and the discussions contained herein should not be applied to any fact-specific situation. Always consult an attorney directly to address any specific legal questions or needs you may have.

Meet the EditorsKurt Riedel Photo

Keeping it Real is published by the members of Plunkett Cooney’s Title Insurance Practice Group and is edited by partners Kurt E. Riedel and Amelia (Amy) Bower.

A member of Plunkett Cooney’s Bloomfield Hills office, Kurt currently serves as the firm’s Title Insurance Practice Group Leader. He is one of Plunkett Cooney’s most experienced real estate attorneys, representing commercial property owners, real estate developers, title insurance underwriters, as well as banks and other financial institutions, in real estate matters, including all aspects of litigation.Amelia (Amy) Bower Photo

Amy is the managing partner of the firm’s Columbus, Ohio office. With 30 years of experience, Amy is recognized as one of Ohio’s premiere title insurance and bankruptcy attorneys. Her clients include title insurance underwriters, commercial lenders and commercial property owners across the state of Ohio. A member of numerous real estate industry groups and bar organizations, Amy is co-editor of Baldwin’s Ohio Real Estate Law, a leading reference on real estate law.

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