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About the Real Property Law Section

The Real Property Law Section provides education and information on real property law issues through seminars, publications, and networking events, as well as advocacy in the Legislature and in precedential cases involving real property law.

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As a member, you will receive the Section’s publication, the Michigan Real Property Review, and the Section's monthly e-Newsletter, which consistently highlights hot topics in Michigan real property law.

Our CLE programs include Summer and Winter Conferences, "Groundbreaker" Breakfast Roundtables, Homeward Bound Series, and "Meet & Greet" programs which provide an opportunity for all members to gather for outstanding educational programming, networking, and most importantly, a lot of fun.

To join online (attorneys), click here.

Newly Admitted SBM members can join RPLS for FREE for the first two years.

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Take the opportunity to get involved by writing for one of our publications, presenting at a conference or seminar, or joining one of the committees that cover virtually every area in real estate law. Click here to find a list and description of our Committees and how you can join, or check out the committees you're already subscribed to.


Real Property Law Academy II
May 10-11, 2023 in Troy
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Real Property Law Academy I Recording & Material
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"Reply Hazy – Try Again”
What’s Next in Real Estate
RPLS Summer Conference 2023
July 19-22, 2023
Mission Point, Mackinac Island
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The Michigan Real Property Review provides peer-reviewed, in depth analysis of current topics in real estate law, and is considered a preeminent publication in real estate law in the State of Michigan. Login to view the Review.

Winter 2022

  • Chairperson’s Report
  • Five Steps Community Association Leaders Can Take Today Regarding Their Insurance in Light of the Surfside Condo Collapse
  • Failing Infrastructure: Examining Liability for Defective Common Elements in a Michigan Condominium
  • Transition of Control from Condominium Developer to Co-Owners: A Critical Time for Condominium Association Boards to Conduct Reserve Studies and Secure Their Future
  • Time to Pay the Piper: Funding Deferred Maintenance in Condominium Projects
  • If the Sky Falls, Are You Prepared? Association Emergency Preparedness in the Wake of the Surfside Condominium Collapse
  • Lessons From the Surfside Tragedy: Deconstructing Red Flags From the History of Champlain Towers South Condominium to Build a Better Future for Community Associations

The Section's monthly e-Newsletter highlights hot topics in Michigan real property law.

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