“CAN-SPAM” Act Compliance

The Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (“CAN–SPAM”) regulates the sending of commercial e-mails.

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Posted on July 5, 2019 at 7:08 pm
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RE Contract: Contingency Removal and Seller Cancellation

The CAR purchase agreement requires the buyer to actively remove contingencies.

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Posted on July 5, 2019 at 6:57 pm
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Qualified Business Income Deduction for Real Estate Agents and Brokers

Under the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” of 2017, eligible small business owners are entitled to a deduction of up to 20 percent of qualified business income (QBI).

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Posted on June 27, 2019 at 12:23 am
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Property Line and Boundary Disputes

Boundary disputes with an adjacent neighbor are not uncommon for new buyers or long time property owners. Sometimes buyers encounter an inaccurate deed description and face a neighbor’s unwanted use of their property.

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Posted on June 27, 2019 at 12:17 am
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Antitrust Law in Real Estate

Federal and state law prohibits realtors from agreeing with other realtors to eliminate competition and set standard pricing.
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Posted on June 27, 2019 at 12:12 am
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New and Revised CAR Forms

Happy 2019! The CAR forms are standard real estate transaction documents created by the California Association of Realtors.

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Posted on June 25, 2019 at 11:33 pm
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NEW AND REVISED CAR FORMS JUNE 2018

The CAR forms are standard real estate transaction documents created by the California Association of Realtors. These forms are constantly updated to reflect current California laws and rules. The Standard Forms Advisory Committee (SFAC) will release three new and eight revised forms next month.  Below are a summary of the recently created or modified CAR forms.
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Posted on May 29, 2019 at 6:55 pm
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5 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING WITHIN AN HOA

When purchasing property that is under the jurisdiction of a homeowners’ association (HOA), buyers should be aware of the following five things.
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Posted on May 29, 2019 at 6:54 pm
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2018 SWIMMING POOL INSPECTION LAW

SB442, codified as Business and Professions Code Section 7195, effective January 1 2018, doubles the safety standards for residential swimming pools. The law requires any new pool or spa, or any remodeling of an existing pool or spa, to include at least two of the seven drowning prevention safety features outlined below. Formerly, the law required only one of seven features.
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Posted on May 29, 2019 at 6:50 pm
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SELLING YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY IN CALIFORNIA

When landlords decide to sell a residential rental property in California, tenants can sometimes be a bit of a wild card. Most sellers prefer to list properties vacant for a variety of reasons. Tenants have a lot of rights at law and it’s important to understand the local rules when helping to administer the end of a residential tenancy ahead of sale.
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Posted on May 29, 2019 at 6:48 pm
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