2022 REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE
Institute
ITEM #:  1041572301   |   EVENT CODE:  471401    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
MEMBER PRICE
$475.00
STANDARD PRICE
$575.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

ONLINE REPLAY NOTE
Online Replay includes all plenary sessions and select breakout sessions.

SAINT PAUL

Thursday, October 27, 2022 - Friday, October 28, 2022

8:15 AM - 5:00 PM   |   Check-In:  7:45 AM

St Paul RiverCentre

175 W Kellogg Blvd

Saint Paul, MN 55102

2022 Real Estate Institute 

The Event of the Year for Every Minnesota Real Estate Attorney – Featuring Timely Education, Valuable Resource Materials and a Great Time With Colleagues and Friends!

The Nation’s Best Real Estate Event
The Real Estate Institute is the premier real estate conference in the nation. That reputation is built on more than 30 years of outstanding annual program line-ups, educating thousands of real estate lawyers and professionals from Minnesota and across the Upper Midwest. The Institute provides a complete update on all new developments regarding your practice – plus practical, how-to sessions. And by offering 50+ sessions, the Institute ensures that you can construct an agenda tailored to your particular work, interest, and experience level.

5 Free Post-Institute Webcasts
In addition to the many sessions at the Institute, every attendee will have the opportunity to select 5 post-Institute webcasts to attend at no additional cost. You’ll get even more practical education.

10 Credits at the Institute + 5 Post-Institute Webcast Credits = 15 Total Credits Possible!
Not only is the Institute a great event with excellent learning opportunities and helpful materials, but it allows you to get all the credits you need each year! Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity!

You’ll Leave Renewed and Invigorated! 
It’s like going on a retreat with friends and colleagues – you’ll learn a lot in a fun conference setting and have time to visit and reconnect with friends from around the state. And, best of all, you’ll leave the Institute recharged and ready to tackle your real estate files with renewed energy – and new insights!

Don’t Miss the Always Fabulous Reception Hosted by Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.!
A highlight of the Institute is the reception sponsored by Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. Plan to join us for this wonderful reception on Thursday evening from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Day 1 – Thursday, October 27, 2022


7:15 – 8:15 a.m.
CHECK-IN  & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


8:15 – 8:30 a.m.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION


8:30 – 9:20 a.m.
Hot Topics

  • New ASTM Standard regarding Phase I Environmental Assessments
  • New ALTA Policies
  • New Risk Factors in Development and Construction Agreements
  • Corporate Transparency Act Update
  • The Latest on Force Majeure
  • St. Paul and Minneapolis Rent Controls
  • Update on Minnesota Court Records Online
  • Grants/Loans for Individual Sewage Treatment Systems
  • Recording Requirements Update
  • Creative Purchase Agreement Clauses
  • Increased Use of Contract for Deeds

Angela M. Christy & Thomas H. Sellnow


9:20 – 9:50 a.m.
Overview of 2022 Real Estate Market and Forecast for 2023
Robert J. Strachota


9:50 – 10:40 a.m.
2022 Minnesota Case Law Update
Peter A. Hvidston, Paul B. Kilgore, Nancy K. Landmark & Samuel J.H. Sigelman


10:40 – 10:50 a.m.
DISTINGUISHED SERIVCE AWARD


10:50 – 11:15 a.m.
BREAK


11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION A 

101
Assume I Know Nothing – Real Estate Fundamentals That You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know

Paul B. Kilgore

102
Technical Conveyancing Requirements for Pretty Much Any Entity You Encounter, Whether Normal or Weird

Marty G. Helle

103
Buying or Owning Lakeshore Property – The Biggest Issues

Charles (Huck) Andresen

104
Real Estate Developers Speak – Key Opportunities and Challenges in 2022 and Beyond

Mark Fabel & Tony Kuechle
Brian S. McCool (moderator)

105
Hotel and Resort Development, Sales and Acquisitions: Unique Issues in Hospitality Properties

Shannon D. Hoagland

106
Property Management Agreements – The Big Issues Negotiated Between Owner and Property Manager

Gina M. Fox & Allen Wheeler

107
Basics of Affordable Housing

Angela M. Christy & Alejandro Monarez

108
4 Ways to Transfer Real Estate as Part of an Overall Estate Planning Strategy

Callyn T. Bedker


12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
LUNCH (provided to in-person attendees)


1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION B

201
Title Basics – Reviewing Title and Survey Objection Letters

Barbara B. Gilmore

202
Why Is Torrens Such a Good Thing and at Times so Frustrating?

Wayne D. Anderson, Alison M. Schubring & Thomas H. Sellnow
David J. Meyers (moderator)

203
15 Things Every Minnesota Real Estate Attorney Should Know About Using or Dealing with Easements

Shaun D. Redford & Katherine L. Wahlberg

204
Life After LIBOR – Resources and Insights for Making a Smooth Transition to Alternative Reference Rates

Jennifer M. Bisenius & Sara N. Stenberg

205
12 Practical Tips for Representing Retail Landlords and Tenants: Navigating Issues in Lease Negotiations and During the Lease Term

Shannon D. Hoagland

206
The Construction Contract: Key Clauses for Owners, General Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Cost Increases, Delays, Force Majeure and More

Repeated at #405
Blake R. Nelson

207
Representing the Contractor – 10 Mechanics Lien Pitfalls to Avoid

Bradley N. Beisel & David J. Krco

208
Trust Planning for Agricultural Land and Assets

Matthew J. Shea & James R. Thomson


2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
BREAK


2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION C

301
Anatomy of a Commercial Real Estate Purchase Agreement

Greta L. Bjerkness & Scott M. Lucas

302
Tales from the Crypt – Real-Life Title Problems and Solutions

Jennifer L.J. Gilk, Frank F. Munshower & Kevin E. Passe

303
How To Use Contracts for Deed in a Rising Interest Market: Possibilities and Perils

Larry M. Wertheim

304
How To Obtain TIF Incentives and What Are the Pitfalls

Julie A. Eddington

305
Crash Course on Planned Unit Developments

Paul K. Beck & Jay R. Lindgren

306
Real Estate Developments – Where Are We Headed? Focus on Multi-Family, Commercial and Retail

Anne T. Behrendt, Brett Olson & Robert J. Strachota
Justin P. Weinberg (moderator)

307
Real Estate Problems Created by Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys – And What to Do About Them

Jennifer L. Carey

308
Representing Residential Landlords – The Current Issues and Difficulties

Laurel J. Pugh


3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
BREAK


4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION D

401
Clearing Title Defects – Using Non-Judicial Means, or Reformation, Quiet Title, and Partition Actions, or Even Registration of Title to Solve the Problem

Kimberly E. Brzezinski

402
5 Boundary Law Decisions and How They Could Help You Better Understand a Survey

David J. Meyers

403
Title Examiners – Dealing with Foreclosures, Bankruptcies and Other Involuntary Transfers

Barbara B. Gilmore

404
Hot Topics in Industrial Leasing: 6 Leading Issues No Attorney Should Miss

Steven P. Katkov & Jon M. Schoenwetter

405
The Construction Contract: Key Clauses for Owners, General Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Cost Increases, Delays, Force Majeure and More

Repeat of #206
Blake R. Nelson

406
Interest Rates, Market Volatility and Current Problems in Real Estate Lending – Tips for Both Lenders and Borrowers

John M. Koneck

407
Medical Assistance Update 2022

Amber M. Hildebrandt & Julian J. Zweber

408
Ethics – Don’t Let Jerks Get You Down

1.0 ethics credit applied for
Chad A. Snyder


5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
INSTITUTE RECEPTION
Plan to join us for this wonderful reception hosted by Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.



Day 2  –  Friday, October 28, 2022


7:30 – 8:10 a.m.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


8:10 – 8:30 a.m.
MSBA REAL PROPERTY SECTION MEETING


8:30 – 9:05 a.m.
2022 Title Standards Update
Robert L. Russell & Alison M. Schubring


9:05 – 9:35 a.m.
2022 Legislative Update
Jennifer L. Carey & Kevin J. Dunlevy


9:35 – 10:30 a.m.
2022 Minnesota Case Law Update (continued)
Peter A. Hvidston, Paul B. Kilgore, Nancy K. Landmark & Samuel J.H. Sigelman


10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
BREAK


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION E

501
The Basics of Foreclosure by Advertisement

Eric D. Cook & Melissa Porter

502
Difficult Survey Problems and Their Solutions
Nancy K. Landmark

503
Issues in Commercial Purchase and Sale Agreements That Fly Under the Radar…But Could Blow Up in Your Face!

Thomas L. Bray & Brieanna H. Maershbecker

504
15 Tough CIC Questions and Their Answers

Mark S. Radke

505
2022 Condemnation and Land Use Update

Bradley J. Gunn & John Shardlow

506
The 10 Big Issues in Buying or Selling Residential Real Estate

David J. McGee


12:00 – 12:15 p.m.
BREAK


12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION F

601
The Residential Purchase Agreement, Addenda, and Contingencies: What You Need to Know

Susan L. Dioury

602
Legal Description Problems and Solutions

Cody Johnson, Rory Synstelien & Richard L. Zilka

603
The Major Issues in Real Estate Development Joint Venture Agreements

Alex C. Sellke

604
New Perspectives, Risk Sharing and Document Language After COVID

Angela M. Christy, Mark E. Hamel & Lica Tomizuka

605
Representing Homeowners Associations: A Primer on Amending Governing Documents and Tips on Helping Associations Enforce Rules and Regulations

Nancy T. Polomis

606
The St. Paul and Minneapolis Rent Control Ordinances – Are They Legal and How Do They Work?

Professor Teresa Stanton Collett & Bryan J. Huntington

607
The Trauma Informed Legal Professional

1.0 elimination of bias credit applied for
Joan M. Bibelhausen & Jon M. Tynjala




Free Post-Institute Webcasts in January

Attendees of the 2022 Real Estate Institute may view 5 of the following webcasts for FREE after the Institute! Instructions on how to register for free will be provided to attendees during the Institute. Dates and times to be determined.

2022 Title Insurance Case Update
J. Bushnell Nielsen
1.0 standard CLE credit applied for
1.0 advanced real estate specialist credit applied for

7 Current Issues in Construction Law and Litigation
Bernard E. Nodzon
1.0 standard CLE credit applied for
1.0 advanced real estate specialist credit applied for

Special Issues When Buying and Selling Townhomes and Condos
Sarah B. Bennett
1.0 standard CLE credit applied for
1.0 advanced real estate specialist credit applied for

Short-Term Rentals – 5 Potential Problems and Their Solutions
Kurt W. Porter
1.0 standard CLE credit applied for
1.0 advanced real estate specialist credit applied for

The Latest Word on Service and Support Animals – Guidelines for Building Owners, Landlords, Homeowners Associations and Others
Phaedra J. Howard
1.0 standard CLE credit applied for
1.0 advanced real estate specialist credit applied for

Insurance and Indemnity Provisions in Real Estate Contracts – Purchase Agreements, Leases and Construction Contracts
Zachary J. Crain & Daniel J. Singel
1.0 standard CLE credit applied for
1.0 advanced real estate specialist credit applied for

What Can the City Make You Pay? Special Assessments, Area Assessments, Taxes and Fees?
Thomas J. Radio
1.0 standard CLE credit applied for
1.0 advanced real estate specialist credit applied for

LIVE IN-PERSON
Thursday & Friday, October 27-28, 2022
Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, Minnesota

ONLINE REPLAY
Thursday & Friday, December 15-16, 2022
Attend online
Online replay includes all plenary and select breakout sessions. A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.

For attendees of the in-person Institute:
Minnesota CLE has established room rates with the hotel(s) listed below. Be sure to identify yourself with the Minnesota CLE Real Estate Institute to get the best rate, and make your reservations early to ensure room/rate availability. 

The Saint Paul Hotel
$149 per night (plus tax)

350 Market Street
651-292-9292
Reservations must be made by September 21, 2022

Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown
$129 per night (plus tax)

175 Seventh Street West
651-225-1515
Reservations must be made by October 1, 2022

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown St. Paul
$121 per night (plus tax)
Discounted valet parking – $24 / night

200 Seventh Street West
651-224-7400
Make Reservations at the Hampton Inn
Reservations must be made by October 5, 2022

$475 MSBA members / $475 paralegals / $575 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

CREDITS – IN-PERSON INSTITUTE

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 10.0 total CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 10.0 credits. We anticipate that breakout #408 will qualify for 1.0 ethics credit, and that breakout #607 will qualify for 1.0 elimination of bias credit. In no case may you claim more than 10.0 total credits for the Real Estate Institute. 

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 10.0 advanced real estate specialist credits.


CREDITS – ONLINE REPLAY

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 10.0 total CLE credits. In no case may you claim more than 10.0 total credits for the Real Estate Institute. 

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 10.0 advanced real estate specialist credits.

SPONSORED BY:
MEMBER PRICE
$475.00
STANDARD PRICE
$575.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

ONLINE REPLAY NOTE
Online Replay includes all plenary sessions and select breakout sessions.

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