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Jackson & Jackson Introduces New Attorney

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2017 Jackson & Jackson, PLLC, Introduces New Attorney Local law office Jackson & Jackson, PLLC, is pleased to announce the addition of one new attorney to the team. Partners Bob Jackson, Konrad Jackson, and Kincaid Jackson welcome new attorney, Scott J. Champagne, to [...]

Conduit Lending/CMBS For Lenders

CONDUIT LENDING/CMBS FOR LENDERS   Conduit loans are nothing new, but many commercial real estate investors are still unfamiliar with them. Conduit loans, also called Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS), are a type of mortgage-backed security. CMBS are securities (bonds) which pool together and are  backed by commercial mortgages [...]

Conduit Lending/CMBS Benefits For Owners

CONDUIT LENDING/CMBS BENEFITS FOR OWNERS Conduit loans are nothing new, but many commercial real estate investors are still unfamiliar with them. Conduit loans, also called Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS), are a type of mortgage-backed security. CMBS are securities (bonds) which pool together and are  backed by commercial mortgages [...]

Flood Tax Exemption

FLOOD TAX EXEMPTION Victims of the 2016 Louisiana flood or February 2017 tornado in New Orleans may be eligible to receive tax benefits. Both businesses and individuals with uninsured or under-insured flood losses may take a Federal Tax deduction based on the prescribed valuation method for determining a [...]

Hurricane Harvey | Flood vs. Wind and Wind-driven Rain Coverage

Hurricane Harvey |  Flood vs. Wind and Wind-driven Rain Coverage After Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic flood waters recede a familiar coverage issue will arise once again:  the gray area between flood and wind/wind-driven rain damage and how insurance coverages are affected by the distinction.  Although SE Texas and South [...]