Request for Repair

The PRDS and C.A.R. contracts are set up to allow a buyer to investigate the property and request repairs during the inspection contingency period.

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Posted on October 3, 2019 at 4:06 pm
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Statewide Rent Control Passed by California Legislature

As many people in the industry are aware, the California legislature passed AB 1482 last week, commonly known as the statewide “rent cap bill.”

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Posted on September 18, 2019 at 6:14 pm
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Earnest Money Deposit Disputes

The most common claim buyers and sellers make against each other is for the release of the “earnest money” deposit.

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Posted on September 5, 2019 at 7:06 pm
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New Proposition 65 Warning Requirements

As of July 1, 2019, California landlords and property managers with more than ten employees might have to comply with new warning requirements under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (“Prop 65”).

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Posted on August 22, 2019 at 6:48 pm
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Off-Market Listing and Fair Housing

Off-market listings, also known as “exclusive” or “pocket” listings, happen when the property is withheld from the MLS.

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Posted on August 12, 2019 at 4:35 pm
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Cancellation Right Associated with Delivery of the Visual Inspection

On January 1, 2019, several real estate “clean-up” laws become effective to eliminate confusion in the existing law.

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Posted on August 1, 2019 at 6:14 pm
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Top 5 Consiglieres

It is halfway through the year of 2019. Here are five previously discussed legal issues that real estate professionals should continuously be aware heading into the second half of the year.
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Posted on July 11, 2019 at 10:15 pm
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Avoid Discriminating Words in Your Advertisements

The Fair Housing Act governs the actions of all real estate professionals, and Section 804(c) of the act makes it “unlawful to make, print, or publish, or cause to be made, printed, or published, any notice, statement, or advertisement, with respect to the sale or rental of a dwelling, that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination.”

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Posted on July 10, 2019 at 10:59 pm
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Probate Real Estate Sale Process

When the sale of real property is necessary in a probate proceeding, the court usually allows the estate personal representative to hire real estate professionals to sell the real property.

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Posted on July 5, 2019 at 7:36 pm
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New and Revised CAR Forms June 2019

The CAR forms are standard real estate transaction documents created by the California Association of Realtors.

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Posted on July 5, 2019 at 7:28 pm
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