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Trends in County Land Banking, County Land Bank Transactions and the Tax Foreclosure Pipeline

(3 Credit Hours)

What are land banks? How are they created and funded? How can you help your clients benefit from transacting with county land banks?

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Who Should Take This Class

If you...
  • represent real estate developers and professionals looking for unique opportunities and properties
  • are a real estate agent looking for homes to rehabilitate
  • are a county prosecutor or tax foreclosure practitioner
  • are a government attorney in a public law department
  • are looking to understand the interplay between land banks, tax foreclosure and redevelopment
Then this Ohio CLE Online course is for you!

Click here to view the course outline and what you will learn in this new and emerging area of law throughout the country.

Limited Time Offer! Course discounted through December 31, 2020.

This 3-credit-hour course costs $75.00 and is approved by:

  • The Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Continuing Legal Education (3.0 Hours);
  • The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing
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A Professional, User-Friendly Online CLE Experience, That Fulfills All the Requirements, and Then Some

Every Ohio CLE Online course purchase includes:

In-depth knowledge shared by subject-matter experts on unique topics

An easy to navigate, chapter by chapter, series of videos that you can follow at your own pace

Downloadable course outline and materials

Course completion survey

Immediate online issuance of your completion certificate

Transmission of your Ohio CLE Online credits to the Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education

Opportunity to ask follow-up questions by email to the course sponsor

Donation of 10% of proceeds to charity (see charities page)

All courses cost $30 per credit hour.

Law firm, Legal Aid Society, governmental, judicial and Bar Association group discounts are available. Group course purchases of 7 or more attendees are priced at $25.00 per credit hour.

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Learn everything you ever wanted to know about land banking while earning Ohio CLE credits and making a positive social impact!

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Anatomy of a Traditional Multi-family Investment: Representing the Multi-Family Investor

(3 Credit Hours)

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Gus Frangos | Ohio CLE Online | Legal Continuing Education

Meet Gus Frangos

Gus Frangos is a real estate lawyer with over 30 years of experience. Gus Frangos was the primary drafter of all of the Ohio statutes (SB 353) creating “county land banks.” He also drafted all of Ohio’s tax foreclosure reforms (HB 294) that are currently in use today. The reforms authorized expedited and administrative tax foreclosure of vacant and abandoned lands resulting in clean and marketable titles.  This alternative tax collection tool also enabled community development organizations and responsible private developers to repurpose vacant, abandoned and tax-delinquent lands into tax productive use.

The tax foreclosure reforms and land bank model in Ohio are considered nationally as the gold standard. Mr. Frangos has served as the President of the Cuyahoga Land Bank in Ohio since it started in 2009.

Mr. Frangos is a real estate and transactional attorney by trade, specializing in real estate purchases and sales, constitutional law, land use, and general business law. He previously served as a Cleveland City Councilman for two terms, and a Judicial Magistrate for the Cleveland Municipal Court.


The Land Bank Revolution

Authored by Jim Rokakis and Gus Frangos

The devastating impact that the foreclosure crisis had on America in the period between 2000-2010 resulted in what came to be known as the Great Recession. Communities in Ohio were especially hard hit.

In Cuyahoga County, a group of dedicated public officials and community activists put together a powerful new tool called a county land bank. Over a period of ten years, this group of community leaders has raised hundreds of millions of dollars, demolished tens of thousands of vacant and abandoned properties, and made life better for countless Ohioans. This is their story.

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