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Good News for Homeowners

Effective January 1, 2021, the California Homestead Exemption was significantly increased to the greater of $300,000 or the countywide median sale price of a single-family home in the calendar year prior to the year in which the exemption is claimed, not to exceed $600,000. Moreover, the exemption amount, whether $300,000 or $600,000 is adjusted annually […]

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Three Things To Know Before You Place Your Billboard

When you purchase your billboard or lease land to build your own new billboard, there are several factors to consider. At Hamlin | Cody, we have extensive experience handling transactions and litigation concerning billboards and other forms of outdoor and out-of-home advertising. We help landowners and billboard owners understand how to prepare their property correctly […]

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Neighbor Disputes

Unfortunately, neighbor disputes are common. What two people think is appropriate neighborhood behavior may differ, and it can cause unwanted turmoil in a community. You may have neighbors who, despite your many polite notes or interactions, insist on treating part of your land as if it were theirs. Some neighbors may be disrespectful and it […]

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Negotiation Experts

At Hamlin | Cody, we have over four decades of experience negotiating on the behalf of our clients to grant them the results they deserve. Our extensive experience has allowed us to gain insight into the best business practices when negotiating agreements on behalf of our clients, especially during a health pandemic. Most recently, we […]

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Billboard Advertising: As We Navigate Through the Pandemic

As we continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, it has shifted the marketing and out-of-home industries, including billboard advertising. The outdoor advertising world depends on traffic to function. Initially, traffic dropped as people self-isolated. As we re-open, traffic has surged rapidly. Industry experts expect traffic to recover to pre-pandemic levels very soon. Hyperlocal media, as […]

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