On Wednesday afternoon, the latest complimentary Legal League 100 webinar took a deep dive into vacant and abandoned property law. Click through to learn all the details.Read More »
Windy City Targets Zombie Homes
Chicago has become the latest metro to make a concerted effort to combat abandoned zombie homes. Click through to learn how Chi-Town is cracking down.Read More »
“It Just Appealed to Me”: Robert Klein’s Property Preservation Legacy
Last week, DS News was sad to report the death of industry icon Robert Klein, Founder and Chairman of Safeguard Properties. Under Klein’s stewardship, Safeguard grew from its humble beginnings as a two-man operation in a basement office into a ...Read More »
More Communities Banning Plywood on Zombie Homes
Abandoned “zombie homes” are a problem in many communities, driving down property values, attracting crime, and often creating safety risks such as fire hazards. Communities battle zombie homes and related urban blight in a variety of ways, ranging from fast-track ...Read More »
Zombie Homes: The Problem That Just Won’t Die
The issue of so-called “zombie homes” is a problem for any major city. “Zombie homes” is a colorful name for an old problem, and one that continues to be widespread as the nation gains more distance from the housing crisis and the ...Read More »
A New Standard for Property Preservation?
Over the last few years, some communities have adopted polycarbonate clearboarding over plywood as the standard for securing windows in vacant homes. How is the solution working out?Read More »
Plywood vs. Clearboard: What is the Solution?
Plywood has traditionally been the go-to method of securing vacant properties, but in the last couple of years, a new contender has emerged.Read More »