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Host June Grasso speaks with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com.
 
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Former federal prosecutor Michael Zeldin discusses Supreme Court justices questioning whether the distinction between felonies and misdemeanors should matter for officers pursuing suspects into homes without warrants. Bloomberg Law Editor Jordan Rubin discusses a potential history-making case to test DNA that could turn on a single word. June Grass…
 
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter, discusses the Supreme Court turning away former President Trump on disclosure of his taxes and rejecting eight appeals to overturn the results of the presidential election. Ellen Gilmer, Senior Legal Reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses whether consumers can sue when the power goes out. June Grass…
 
Here’s what you can learn at my upcoming home selling workshop. There are a variety of opportunities in the Central Pennsylvania real estate market for both buyers and sellers. If you're a prospective buyer click here for a full home search, or if you're considering placing your home on the market, get a free home value report, right here. Are you …
 
Here are five things to remember when you receive a lowball offer.When someone submits a lowball offer on your for-sale home, it’s hard not to take it personally. After all, this is the property you’ve proudly maintained and called home for years. That said, you should never throw away lowball offers or respond harshly to them. It might not seem so…
 
The key to unlocking positive customer experiences: Strategic communication.What is the No. 1 thing that impacts customer satisfaction? The unequivocal answer is communication. From the moment that you’ve signed a client till the end of their transaction, the experience that they have—be it good or bad—will be a function of communication. When it c…
 
Here’s why refinancing in today’s market is such a great idea.If you’re considering a refinance of your home, you’re not alone. I’ve already refinanced twice in the past year. Why? One reason is that the conforming limit has increased from $756,000 to $822,000. If your home is between that value, refinancing to a conforming rate may be in your best…
 
Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse of Richards Carrington, discusses the First Circuit Court of Appeals upholding U.S. border security officials’ ability to search travelers’ mobile phones and other digital devices without a warrant. Peter Jeffrey, Bloomberg News Legal Editor, discusses drunken driving charges being dismissed against rock st…
 
Here are a few of the benefits you can see by refinancing with these rates. Have you considered the amount of money you can save by refinancing your home? A mortgage refinance replaces your current home loan with new terms, including a new interest rate, a new mortgage length, and even a new type of loan. We can connect you with a trusted lender to…
 
The former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Matthew Schneider, a partner at Honigman discusses the confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit filed against MyPillow Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mike Lindell by Domi…
 
Over the last few years, Memphis has been in a strong seller’s market. One of the only problems sellers face in this market is what to do when there are multiple offers on the home. Do you take the highest price? The best terms? Those are really good questions, and it’s one of the reasons why we create an entire spreadsheet for our clients that spe…
 
Here are 10 mistakes not to make that will trip up your home-buying plans.The market’s starting to heat up already here in 2021, and we’re seeing more action in the Calgary region than we’ve seen since 2014. Unfortunately, people are getting a little overeager and making some silly mistakes. Here are 10 you should avoid at all costs:1. Don’t take a…
 
Here are the top five most popular home features among 2020 buyers. The unique challenges of 2020 transformed home-buying trends, and space became king. However, simply saying that buyers sought out larger homes doesn’t quite capture the core of this shift. For the first time in a very long time, people began pushing themselves to find creative and…
 
Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses a judge's ruling that asset managers for Revlon lenders do not have to return half a billion dollars Citibank mistakenly sent to them, due to employee error. Adam Abensohn, a partner at Quinn Emanuel, the law firm representing the winning investment firms, discusses the decision. June Grasso host…
 
Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses a Democratic member of Congress suing former President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, claiming they conspired to incite the January 6th Capitol riot in violation of a law enacted to combat the Ku Klux Klan. Clark Cunningham, a law professor at Georgia State…
 
Here’s how we help you price your home correctly for the current market.The media, real estate agents, buyers, and just about everyone else have been saying what a strong seller’s market we’re currently in, and it’s true. Due to the lack of inventory and strong buyer demand, home prices have substantially increased in our area. This is a great oppo…
 
Here are three tips to help you prep your home for the spring market. If you're a prospective buyer, click here for a full home search, or if you're considering placing your home on the market, get a free home value report right here. If you’re like me, you’re already dreaming of spring. There is no time like the present for homeowners to begin pre…
 
Jordan Rubin, Bloomberg Law Editor, discusses newest justice, Amy Coney Barrett, joining the Supreme Court’s Democratic appointees to block Alabama from executing an inmate without his pastor in the chamber. Madison Alder, Bloomberg Law Reporter, discusses why allowing cameras in courtrooms, establishing term limits for Supreme Court justices, or s…
 
A faster, convenient way to sell your home without expensive upgrades. Are you spending too much time fixing up your house before you sell? Well, I have great news: you can get competitive cash offers and selling options up front with 100% transparency in just one click! By using our iBuyer program, you get to pick the closing date, and you don’t h…
 
Whether you’re a buyer or seller, we can help you. Looking for a San Diego home? Click here for a full home search Selling Your San Diego home? Get a free home price evaluation We’re in a crazy, unusual real estate market right now. We have very low inventory and very high demand. Part of the reason we have high demand is that interest rates are ex…
 
Here are my real estate predictions for 2021.Today I want to share some of my predictions for the 2021 real estate market as we head into the second month of the new year. 2020 was challenging, but we’ve emerged stronger. We sold 217 homes last year, which was up from what we did in 2019. We’re very thankful for that.“You can get top dollar in toda…
 
Jonathan Peters, Media Law Professor at the University of Georgia, discusses Fox News' motion to dismiss the defamation lawsuit against it filed by voting-technology firm Smartmatic Corp. Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg News Cybersecurity Reporter, discusses the background of the Smartmatic and Dominion Voting Systems' defamation lawsuits. June Grasso…
 
Here’s a quick look at how to convert more contacts to appointments.Here are the three steps you can take to ensure you secure an appointment with every qualified homebuyer who reaches out to you:1. Respond quickly. If you get an inquiry on a home, the most important thing is to respond quickly, preferably in under five minutes. The largest study o…
 
Here’s why I recommend learning the alphabet that pilots use all the time.How many times have we misunderstood someone over the phone? The similarities in sound between “M” and “N” or “P” and “T” or any other notorious pair in the alphabet may seem harmless, but when communicating important information like addresses they can create a great deal of…
 
Here are just a few of the benefits of working with us at LAER Realty. Selling your Massachusetts home? Get a home value report Buying a Massachusetts home? Click here for full MLS access Hello, I’m Pamela Sherpa from LAER Realty Partners, and I’m a closing manager. My job is to make sure your closings are successful. However, the thing that is mos…
 
Before you go house hunting, get pre-approved for a mortgage.There are three reasons why you should get pre-approved for a mortgage before you begin the process of shopping for a home:1. It helps you understand your current financial position, what your closing costs and monthly payments will be, and what homes are affordable to you. Perhaps more i…
 
Former federal prosecutor Jennifer Rodgers, a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, discusses why former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort can’t be prosecuted by New York for the same offenses for which he received a presidential pardon. Former federal prosecutor Michael Zeldin, discusses the opening arguments in the second impeachment of for…
 
Today I’m sharing some helpful home financing tips for buyers out there. Want to buy a home? Search All Homes Want to sell your home? Receive a Home Value Report If you’re a homebuyer, it’s essential that you at least have a pre-approval before you go out looking at homes. It’s one of the most important steps of the process. After you’ve saved up f…
 
Our Real Estate Review will let you know what your home is worth. If you’ve ever wondered what your home is worth, that’s a perfectly reasonable question to ask. We get asked this question a lot, and not always from prospective sellers. Sometimes people want to know what their home is worth to understand their equity position. Others are looking to…
 
Christopher Opfer, Bloomberg Law Team Leader for the Business of Law, discusses how a court order forcing some of Donald Trump’s former top tax lawyers to give thousands of documents to investigators shows the risk attorneys face when their own actions go under a microscope. Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, d…
 
Home sellers “mark” their territory without even knowing it. I’ll explain how.What does prepping your home for the market have to do with a dog marking its territory? I’ll get to that in a little bit, but first I want to touch on home improvements. The majority of people who don’t contact me early enough for a consultation make some poor assumption…
 
Make sure to file for your homeowners exemption if you haven’t yet.Today I have a quick tip for reducing your property taxes this year. A lot of new homeowners are unaware of the homeowners exemption, which will save you approximately $70 per year on your property taxes. If you have bought a home and it is your primary residence, you can apply. All…
 
We’re giving away free Valentine’s chocolates to show our gratitude. Our team would like to show our gratitude to you for supporting our business. We’re spreading the love by giving away free Valentine’s chocolates, so here’s your opportunity to reserve yours. Register here, and we’ll save you some chocolate. For every chocolate picked up, we’ll do…
 
Caroline Mala Corbin, a Professor at the University of Miami School of Law, discusses the case of a high school football coach who says he has the right to pray at the 50-yard line after games. Audrey Anderson, who heads the higher education practice at Bass Berry & Sims, discusses President Joe Biden’s Justice Department dropping a Trump administr…
 
Here’s a common dilemma: You want to buy a house, but you have one you need to sell, too. However, you don’t want to sell your current property without buying the new one first because you don’t want to end up temporarily homeless. In a hot market, which we’re in right now, it’s fairly easy to find a new house and get your current property sold wit…
 
The latest numbers point to an extreme seller’s market in Pierce County. Now that we’re into February 2021, it’s time to look back on the numbers from January and see what they say about our Pierce County market. If you’re a seller, you’ll be quite pleased. Not only did the median sale price increase once more, but our months of inventory has dwind…
 
The newest addition to Sandy and Company has been a match made in heaven.Hey there! It’s Sandy with Sandy and Company, and today I’m so excited I get to introduce Sarah Green. I first met with Sarah about becoming an agent about a year ago. I helped Sarah through that—just figuring out what she wanted to do—and yes, she became an agent, and then st…
 
M.C Sungaila, the chair of the appellate practice at Buchalter, discusses the Supreme Court's ruling that heirs of Jewish art dealers cannot sue at this time in U.S. courts to recover a collection of medieval relics sold to the Nazis for a third of their value during World War II. Lydia Wheeler, Senior Legal Reporter at Bloomberg Law, discusses vac…
 
Let us help you assess your options if you’ve been impacted by COVID.What happens when COVID-19 has affected you or someone you love and you begin to fall behind financially because of it? What options are available?Many of us are making it through these troubled times, but there are still a number of people who have had their job, friends, and fam…
 
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig, discusses the legal strategy of each side in the second impeachment trial of former President Trump. Robin Effron, a professor at Brooklyn Law School, discusses how the Supreme Court will handle a case involving Trump’s use of his personal Twitter account for official business now that it's moot. June Grasso ho…
 
Commercial trial lawyer David Bissinger, a partner at Bissinger, Oshman & Williams LLP, discusses frustrated investors who are suing online brokerage Robinhood Markets, after getting locked out of trading in frenzied shares like GameStop. Family law attorney Dan Lipschutz, of Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan, discusses divorces since Covid 19 and how the r…
 
Immigration law expert Rick Su, a professor at the University of North Carolina Law School, discusses President Joe Biden's first major court setback after a Texas federal judge, a Trump appointee, blocked the new administration’s plan to pause deportations of undocumented immigrants for 100 days. Stephanie Barclay, a professor at Notre Dame Law Sc…
 
Bloomberg Supreme Court Reporter Greg Stohr discusses Chief Justice John Roberts’s refusal to preside over Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, giving Republicans an opportunity to focus on the process rather than the charges. Bloomberg Law Reporter Madison Alder discusses why the conservative legal movement is facing a post-Trump reckoning. Ju…
 
Here are the three things you must do if you want to use internet leads.Should you spend time on internet prospects from Zillow, Realtor.com, and other sources? There are many ways to build your business, and this seems like an easy one—throw money at something and expect a return. I’ve been working on this question for half a decade and tracked my…
 
Here’s how our year of activity generally works in the real estate market.What are the hottest real estate months in the south-central Pennsylvania market? According to all the statistics, in a usual fiscal year, April, May, and June are when the highest percentage of properties go under contract. We commonly see a midsummer lull around July becaus…
 
Here are all the 2020 real estate numbers from the markets we cover.Today I’m back with a full recap of the 2020 real estate market. I broke down all the numbers you need to know for our waterfront properties, and I’m excited to share them with you.Cited below for your convenience are timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video. …
 
A closer look at what listing manager Maureen Kelly does for our team. Selling your Massachusetts home? Get a home value report Buying a Massachusetts home? Click here for full MLS access Hello, my name is Maureen Kelly, and today I want to introduce myself and explain what I do at LAER Realty. I’m the listing manager on Paul Brouillette’s team, an…
 
Here’s a quick Q&A with Adam and Ben Copenhaver of CopeGrand Homes. Today I’m joined by Adam and Ben Copenhaver, the founders of CopeGrand Homes right here in Charleston, for a quick interview to spotlight their custom home building company. Q: What kind of builder would you describe yourselves to be?Ben: “That’s a great question. Probably one of a…
 
Michael Graetz, a professor at Columbia Law School and author of the new book, "The Wolf at the Door: The Menace of Economic Insecurity and How to Fight It," discusses the Supreme Court asking for the Biden administration’s views on a state-against-state clash over billions of dollars in income taxes paid by people who work from home during the Cov…
 
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