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9 hours ago That last question was the subject of a lawsuit brought by Lincoln and Leslie Beauregard against their realtor, Anna Riley. The Beauregards decided to sell their Bellevue home in November 2015. They told Ms. Riley that they would also be open to renting it …

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6 hours ago Real Estate Litigation Case Studies By Kenneth J. Abere, Jr. Case Study No. 1: Sale of property with home and adjacent piece of vacant land. Facts: Parcel 1 contained a house on one tax lot. Parcel 2 was a vacant lot with two tax lots …

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4 hours ago A real estate and business broker must have a valid written agreement to claim a commission for a sale they did not cause. August 6, 2021 Being a Broker , Risk Management , Working With Sellers , Commercial & Investment Real Estate , Retail Properties , Legal , Agency

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2 hours ago THE PREMISES AND REAL PROPERTY WITH BUILDINGS, APPURTENANCES, AND IMPROVEMENTS AT 295 BARCLAY COURT, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, et al. Filed: November 24, 2021 as 6:2021cv06723. Plaintiff: United States of America. Defendant: THE PREMISES AND REAL PROPERTY WITH BUILDINGS, APPURTENANCES, AND …

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2 hours ago Some low and no-cost options for legal representation include public defenders. Public defenders represent clients as vigorously and competently as private, for-pay attorneys. There is no right to a free attorney in civil matters, but local Legal Aid offices will offer low and no-cost legal representation to those who can’t afford to pay.

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9 hours ago Real Estate & Land Use Case Studies. Several years ago, Silicon Valley Law Group's Real Estate & Land Use Group was approached by a public company. The company needed help in negotiating a sizable lease to accommodate their rapid expansion. The landlord had multiple offers but had not yet talked to our client.

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3 hours ago According to data collected by the brokerage consulting firm T3 Sixty, the average commission has declined from 6.1% in 1991 to 5.1% in 2016, but most of …

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1 hours ago Three Cases Involving Disgruntled Estate Beneficiaries. In this case, two brothers became embroiled in a bitter lawsuit over their mother’s estate and the sale of a tract of real estate. The issue was whether one of the brothers unduly influenced his mother to disinherit the other brother - the plaintiff in this case.

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5 hours ago The crime of real estate fraud may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending upon the severity of the crime and the law of the state in which the fraud is committed. A misdemeanor is punishable by up to a year in prison, and/or monetary fines. A felony is punishable by a prison sentence of one year or more, as well as payment of a more

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1 hours ago Case 2: Buyers sued a listing Realtor and the sellers for damages after their offer to purchase her listing at full price without an appraisal was not accepted, but a lower offer was. My examination of the evidence revealed that the agent had negotiated a secret agreement with the sellers providing for a lower commission if she also procured

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7 hours ago An Australian real estate agent is facing a defamation lawsuit because of a missing apostrophe in his Facebook post. The real estate agent wrote the post about his former employer and his alleged

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7 hours ago Recent Cases of Interest to Real Property Lawyers. Bosky Group, LLC v. Columbus & Ohio River RR Co., 2017-Ohio-8292. A prior owner of the land granted an easement for a Railroad company to have a railroad run through the land, but it required for the railroad company to have two crossings placed on the land. Only one crossing was placed and the

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7 hours ago Anatomy of a Real Estate Fraud Case: A Case Study. August 11, 2015. Having practiced real estate law in Southern California over the past 30 years, I have represented a variety of clients in real estate fraud cases. These clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, have run the gamut from individuals, families, investors, homebuilders and developers.

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9 hours ago Real Estate Lawsuits: A Guide To Real Estate Litigation Causes of Action Real estate lawsuits involve a number of possible legal causes of action, including breach of contract, specific performance, partition, breach of fiduciary duty, real estate fraud, quiet title and boundary disputes, among others.

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7 hours ago The basic steps in a civil lawsuit are outlined below: How to file a civil lawsuit begins with the filing of a complaint in the proper court. When civil lawsuits involve real estate, the complaint will often be filed in the county where the real estate is located. It is important to file civil lawsuits cases within the statute of limitations

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1 hours ago Home – Real EstateReal Estate Disputes. Real Estate Dispute Lawyers. Filing Real Estate Lawsuits Since 1994. The Florida real estate market has been forever changed by the scandals and crises over the years, where things like robosigning, mortgage fraud, record-breaking foreclosure rates, have impacted the Florida real estate economy.. Because of these events, …

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8 hours ago Real estate litigation attorneys may call it “fraud by concealment” or “fraud by misrepresentation”. You may know them as failure to disclose lawsuits. Buyers of real estate–often homes but also commercial and industrial buildings–often feel that they have been the …

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714.505.30009 hours ago Shortly thereafter, and just 30 days before trial, the attorneys of Brown & Charbonneau, LLP obtained a multi-six figure settlement for the client and recouped all of the client’s attorney fees and costs. Call us today if you are involved in a fraudulent real estate transaction at 714.505.3000 or toll free at 800.237.8129.

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8 hours ago Say, you are a seller of a $500,000 home and agree at the listing to pay a total 5.5 percent commission, allocating 3 percent to the listing agent and 2.5 percent to the buyer’s agent. If

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9 hours ago Whitney, LLP provides free legal consultations in cases involving real estate agents. Representation in these cases is offered on a contingent basis, meaning attorney’s fees and expenses are paid only once compensation is recovered. …

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4 hours ago Case Summaries. The Ability Center of Greater Toledo v. Moline Builders, Inc. (N.D. Ohio) On August 10, 2020, the court issued an order granting partial summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs and against the defendants in Ability Center, et al. v. Moline Builders, et al. (N.D. Ohio). At issue was whether, under the Fair Housing Act’s accessibility requirements for …

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1 hours ago Real Estate Lawsuits Phoenix, Arizona Real Estate Litigation. The Bainbridge Law Firm, L.L.C., represents both buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate in real estate disputes, including actions against licensed real estate professionals.In Arizona, the real estate profession is regulated primarily by the Arizona Revised Statues and the Arizona …

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3 hours ago Real estate litigation is a tool used by – and against – real estate agents and brokers, buyers and sellers, and landlords and tenants in order to pursue legal rights and redress perceived or experienced wrongs. In this article, we will explore the 3 most common issues that lead to legal disputes in the real estate market. 1. Breach of

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9 hours ago Example of Misrepresentation in Real Estate. One recent case of misrepresentation regarding the condition of a property is Perzoff v. Pringle, 2017 BCSC 1448. In that case, the plaintiffs bought a house that had been renovated by …

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1 hours ago 2. Breach of duty. One of the most common lawsuits brought against real estate agents is for breach of duty. Real estate agents know they …

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8 hours ago Gelman & Norberg is a Colorado business and real estate law firm. We are dedicated to the goal of providing every client, no matter how large or how small, the best legal representation possible. We represent small business owners, large businesses, real estate companies, real estate agents, real estate investors, and many other types of clients.

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6 hours ago NAR’s 2011 Legal Scan also identified and categorized 705 lawsuits involving real estate professionals that and federal case-law best price of the year on the best events in real estate.

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5 hours ago All of these factors are used to evaluate the value of your case. If you would like a free case evaluation feel free to reach out to our offices and we can evaluate the elements of your case absolutely free. Real Estate Agent Liability In most cases a real estate agent can also be held accountable when there is fraud. However, the statute of

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1 hours ago holds the note (i.e., the promise to repay as distinguished from the mortgage, which is a security in the real estate in the event of non-payment). If a foreclosure is brought, one must act promptly in filing a legal document called an Answer or risk losing the case merely by default. Should the Answer be properly filed and

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2 hours ago posted about 14 years ago. This question is based on the assumption that the great majority of real estate wholesalers (and other investors) are honest and well meaning, and therefore set up their deals to create win-win-win situations for sellers, end buyers and themselves. Even so, what are the top reasons wholesalers get sued by sellers, end

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9 hours ago Class-Action Lawsuit Putting Pressure on Realtors to Lower Commissions. A real estate commission of around 5% to 6% has been the standard for so long that almost no one thinks about it anymore—until, that is, one is selling a home. Then, the joy of realizing that one’s home has appreciated in value and will sell at a tidy profit is often

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Just Now The seller might end up passing on the commission costs to the buyer in the form of a higher listing price. For most sellers, paying a 5 or 6 percent commission is the standard. On a $300,000 home

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1 hours ago Real estate and property law refers to the area of law that provides protections for buyers, sellers, land owners, contractors, real estate agents, and builders. These protections help clarify exactly what is being bought and sold in terms …

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Just Now The 15 Most Fascinating New York Real Estate Cases of the 21st Century. It’s hard to imagine the New York residential market without 15 Central Park West. The building, constructed less than a decade ago, has climbed the ranks as a beacon of sophistication, opulence and decadence.

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2 hours ago Oct. 9, 2020. Consumer advocates have long criticized traditional real estate commissions as confusing and too high. Now, those commissions are coming under increasing legal pressure. A federal

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9 hours ago Because real estate fraud can take so many different forms, only a qualified real estate attorney or consumer law attorney can listen to your situation and offer tailored advice. You should schedule a consultation with an attorney and discuss whether you …

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Just Now As with any legal matter, it’s best to hire a specialist who has extensive experience in that area of law. Civil attorneys, such as McMaster Law in Marietta, Georgia, Michelle L. Wein in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Kimmel in New York City, specialize in civil litigation.. The most important variable in determining the cost of the lawsuit

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(801) 676-55067 hours ago If you have a REPC or real estate deal that you need to file a lawsuit on, call Ascent Law for your free consultation (801) 676-5506. We want to help you. Ascent Law LLC. 8833 S. Redwood Road, Suite C. West Jordan, Utah. 84088 United States. Telephone: (801) 676-5506.

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6 hours ago Quiet Title, Uncategorized. The cost of a quiet title action ranges from $1,500 to $5,000 for an uncontested lawsuit. Contested (or litigated) quiet title actions can cost much more. Cost mainly depends on the complexity of the title issue and whether the action is opposed.

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9 hours ago When it comes to real estate investing, there are three common types of lawsuits filed. The three most common types of lawsuits are: breach of contract by the buyer, breach of contract by the seller, and non-disclosure of significant property deficiency. Each of these different types of lawsuits has ramifications for each side of the lawsuit.

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3 hours ago Here’s The Real Deal ’s list of the most notable lawsuits in 2018. 1. “Coffee Boy #1”. Real estate heavies don’t just sue partners and competitors — they sue their workers, too

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3 hours ago The seller is not liable for failing to disclose the full extent of the water damage. In such instances, courts place the duty on the buyer to fully investigate defects that are disclosed by the seller. All of this makes it hard to successfully bring claims against a seller for failing to disclose defects.

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3 hours ago In real estate, negligence is a common reason for lawsuits. It’s reasonably common that clients may claim their real estate agent in some way breached their duty which resulted in harm or damage. Often, claims relate to a failure to disclose pertinent information about the property, which could materially affect the value and price paid for

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2 hours ago Real estate commissions around the world vary, but often are as low as 1.5%. It is significant that the class-action lawsuit is brought on behalf of property sellers, because they are the ones who

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3 hours ago A real estate firm seeks to block a new Oregon law that bans real estate agents from forwarding “love letters” from homebuyers to sellers.. A lawsuit filed in federal court Friday by the conservative Pacific Legal Foundation on behalf of Total Real Estate Group alleges the state's ban on these communications violates the First Amendment rights of real estate

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4 hours ago Wills, Estates, and Probate. Losing a loved one is a sad and difficult time for family, relatives, and friends. In addition, those left behind must often figure out how to transfer or inherit property from the person who has died. The property that a person leaves behind when they die is called the “decedent’s estate.”.

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2 hours ago Win Your Real Estate Lawsuit With Interlocutory Judgment Posted on November 1, 2016 It’s not unusual for family relatives to co-own real estate: parents leave the family home to all their offspring as investment property, or siblings pool their inheritance from a deceased parent and purchase investment property.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a a real estate lawsuit?

A real estate lawsuit is any type of lawsuit that involves disputes over real property such as a residential home. Every year, many, many real estate lawsuits are filed over issues such as foreclosure, mortgage disputes, and other issues.

How much does it cost to defend a realtor in a lawsuit?

After all, that is what litigation attorneys do – they either sue or they defend those who are sued – at the rate of $200-$350 per hour. As a Realtor called upon by attorneys to offer expert testimony in lawsuits involving Realtors, I have seen the good, the bad, and the loathsome.

Will a class-action lawsuit upend MLS listings?

A class-action lawsuit is seeking to upend the way homes are listed for sale and the commissions paid to agents. The goal, say the plaintiffs, is to make home selling more affordable by challenging how agents share commissions on local Multiple Listings Services known as the MLS.

How common are agency issues in real estate lawsuits?

Among lawsuits revolving around agency issues, nearly half (73 cases) involved accusations that a broker or agent had breached their fiduciary duty to their client or clients. Buyer representation was an issue in 24 cases, and dual agency a factor in 20 other lawsuits.

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