Section Events


  • RPLS: Summer Conference

    Jul 18 - 21, (ET)
    View Past Summer Conference Materials Great Lakes, Great Times: Michigan Real Estate from the Mountaintop Dates: July 18–21, 2018 Location: Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Register: online or by mail form PDF Cost: Before May 31 : 1st time Summer Conference Section Attendees-FREE (Must be RPLS member); RPLS Members-$325; Non-Section Members-$375; Member of the Young Lawyers Section-$100 After May 31 : 1st time Summer Conference Section Attendees-FREE (Must be RPLS member); RPLS Members-$385; Non-Section Members-$430; Member of the Young Lawyers Section-$100 Program & Faculty PDF Roundtable Discussions PDF Schedule of Events PDF The RPLS Section Annual Council Meeting is Friday, July 20, 2018 at 9:45–9:55 a.m. There is no charge to attend this council meeting. Please contact Section Administrator Karen Schwartz if you would like to attend this meeting. With the rapid changes in technology, communications, and business models, Michigan real estate transactions are changing as well. Co-Chairs C. Lynn Sagar of First American Title Insurance Co. in Kalamazoo and Brian P. Foley of Dickinson Wright in Troy invite all real estate practitioners to meet their colleagues at Crystal Mountain to explore new transactional strategies and participate in discussions on current legal issues that impact real property. Thursday, the conference will begin with an expert panel discussion focusing the adaptive reuse of retail space. Thursday’s and Friday’s workshops will address electronic closings, bankruptcy concerns, affordable housing, tax issues and brownfield development. There will be an update on recent Michigan legislation and court opinions. The program will also include interactive roundtable discussions on a variety of topics such as the new ALTA commitment, construction loan documentation, solar projects, water rights, fair housing, and pro bono opportunities. No summer conference would be complete without a full array of recreational and social activities, including a welcoming cocktail reception on Wednesday evening. A golf scramble is set for Thursday afternoon, followed by a cocktail reception and the Section’s traditional Section dinner. The evening will end with family entertainment – a chance to get up close and personal with exotic animals from Exotic Zoo. The Saturday morning session will conclude with a special presentation by Geoffrey Kasselman of Newmark Knight Frank who will present “The Exponential Future of Everything.” So plan your ascent and join the Real Property Law Section for three days of fun and learning in northern Michigan this July. Room Reservations Book a Room or call (855) 520-2974 and use special code 45U4MQ to receive the Real Property Law Section group discount. Room block has been released. Reservations are now being taken on a space-available basis. Crystal Mountain Room Information PDF Program PDF Highlights PDF Faculty PDF Roundtable PDF Schedule of Events PDF Register: online or by mail form PDF The Annual Meeting is Friday, July 21, 2017 at 9:45-9:55 a.m. There is no charge to attend the Annual Meeting portion of this event, but registration is required. The Michigan real estate market continues to strengthen, and so can your real estate practice, with three days of valuable presentations on current topics in Michigan real estate law. Co-Chairs Brian Holt of Miller Canfield in Troy and C. Lynn Sagar of First American Title Insurance Co. in Kalamazoo invite all real estate practitioners to meet their colleagues at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa and take their practices to new heights. Thursday, the conference will begin with an expert panel discussion focusing on the practical implications of common contract terms. Thursday and Friday’s workshops will address technology, insurance, tax incentives for agricultural and forested lands, leasing, alternative energy and real estate implications of estate planning. A spirited update on recent Michigan legislation and court opinions will be complemented by interactive roundtable discussions on topics such as mineral rights, survey requirements, title objection letters and drones. The Saturday morning session will conclude with a special presentation by Susan Demas, owner of Inside Michigan Politics , a biweekly newsletter analyzing political and policy trends. You won’t want to miss Casino Night on Thursday night, a golf scramble, and other special events to get to know your colleagues throughout the state. Hotel Information: Book your hotel room today! For online reservations, go to: Click Here for Reservations at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa To book a condo call 1-800-968-7352 and mention the SBM0717 to receive the discounted rate. Room Rates: Hotel Room: $209, Tower Guestroom: $235, 1 Bedroom Condo: $279. Room Rates do not include 6% state tax, 5% local assessment and $14.95 daily resort fee. --> #ConferenceorSeminar #Mid Summer Conference #SummerConference #EventInfo
    Thompsonville, MI, United States