Real Property Section

Articles, Publications and Matters of Interest
Letters of Advice
"Recent Letters of Advice from Bruce L. Benshoof, Assistant Attorney General (as well as prior letters from Julia Andrew), to clerks regarding transfer and recordation tax issues"
PDF Document Recordation tax on supplements to mortgages and deeds of trust
PDF Document | Size: 1218 kb | Posted: 4/18/2005
PDF Document Land Recording Seminar 2004 ~Revised~
PDF Document | Size: 823.5 kb
PDF Document California State Teachers Retirement System ("CALSTRS")
PDF Document | Size: 959 kb
PDF Document New $22,000 Partial Exemption in Baltimore City
PDF Document | Size: 658 kb
PDF Document New $22,000 Partial Exemption in Baltimore City - Partial Waiver of Collection of Recordation Tax on Mortgages
PDF Document | Size: 319.5 kb
PDF Document $22,000 Partial Exemption from Recordation Tax in Baltimore City Additional Questions Answered
PDF Document | Size: 1017 kb
PDF Document Meaning of "Principal Residence"
PDF Document | Size: 2515 kb
PDF Document 2002 Clerks Seminar
PDF Document Refinancing exemption after the assumption of a mortgage
PDF Document Transfer of title between spouses followed by a refinance
PDF Document Reverse like kind exchange - updated 2/1/2005
PDF Document | Size: 12.8 kb
PDF Document Application of 12-108(p) to Business Trusts

Other
PDF Document 10-31-2007 HUD Final Rule on Source of Funds
PDF Document Montgomery County Affidavit of Exemption for Transfers ending business enterprise to LLC (TP 12-108(bb))
  Pat Yevics’ Presentation and Materials from Advanced Real Property Institute, October 17, 2007
PDF Document August 20, 2007 Letter Regarding Faulty Releases of Liens
PDF Document

Prince George's No Consideration Deed Affidavit August 2007 Version

PDF Document Prince George's Certificate of Occupancy September 2007 Version
PDF Document Prince George's Finance Affidavit August 2007 Version
PDF Document Prince George's Purchase Money Affidavit August 2007 Version
PDF Document Prince George's Teacher Affidavit as to Transfer Tax August 2007 version
PDF Document

Prince George's Municipal Police Officer/Sheriff Affidavit as to Transfer Tax August 2007 version

PDF Document September 11, 2007 Real Estate Discussion Group Meeting Materials
PDF Document Baltimore City Code Article 28 Section 17-2 showing new exemption effective 7-1-07
 

Materials from 5/15/2007 Commercial Real Estate Luncheon
Re: Recent Real Estate and Land Use Cases

  Materials from 3/6/2007 Commercial Real Estate Luncheon
Re: Recent Real Estate and Land Use Cases
PDF Document Freddie Mac and ALTA June 8, 2007 Announcement as to the delay in implementation for the 2006 policy forms
PDF Document Affidavit for Indemnity Deed of Trust
PDF Document Preferred Language for Documents
PDF Document Pre-Approval of Complicated Documents
PDF Document New Law Concerning Recordation Tax on Deeds Involving Siblings
PDF Document Restated Policy On Certain Family Transfers Followed By Refinance Dot
PDF Document Indemnity Deeds of Trust
PDF Document Family Transfers Memo Revisions
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City of Takoma Park, Maryland Ordinance No. 2007-8 (Mandatory Notice Requirements for Contracts of Sale of a Rental Facility

PDF Document GAO Report - Title Insurance, Actions Needed to Improve Oversight of the Title Industry and Better Protect Consumers
PDF Document House Bill 401 - "Carbon Monoxide Requirements and Disclosure Law"
PDF Document House Bill 489 - "Ground Rent Disclosures by Settlement Media"
PDF Document Homeowner’s Certification of Principal Residence
PDF Document Prince George’s County Office of Finance, Treasury Division Finance Affidavit
PDF Document Prince George's County Asset Letter
PDF Document Affidavit for Indemnity Deed of Trust
(to accompany IDOT presented to Montgomery County Transfer Office)
PDF Document Materials from the 1/9/2007 Commercial Real Estate Luncheon
Re: interstate Land Sales Act
PDF Document Important Notice from Clerk of the Court, Circuit Court of Montgomery County

  Comptroller's Publications
 

Income Tax Alert - NRS Withholding Rate Change
Increase in the Withholding Rate for Sale of Property by a Nonresident

PDF Document Information on Maryland's Withholding Requirements for Sales or Transfers of Real Property by Nonresidents

Legislation of Interest
PDF Document 2005 Maryland Legislation of Interest to Real Property Attorneys
PDF Document | Size: 363 kb
PDF Document 2004 Maryland Legislation of Interest to Real Property Attorneys
PDF Document | Size: 321.8 kb
PDF Document 2003 Maryland Legislation of Interest to Real Property Attorneys

Hit Parade of Important Cases
PDF Document 2007 Hit Parade of Important Cases
PDF Document 2006 Hit Parade of Important Cases
PDF Document 2005 Hit Parade of Important Cases
PDF Document 2004 Hit Parade of Important Cases
PDF Document 2003 Hit Parade of Important Cases
PDF Document 2002 Hit Parade of Important Cases