Risk Management

California Residential Purchase Agreement and Guidelines

The new Residential Purchase Agreement from the California Association of Realtors went into effect on November 24, 2014.  This is a comprehensive RPA Guideline, outlining all of the important changes to the agreement.   Guidelines written by Robert J. Sunderland Robert J. Sunderland is the Managing Partner in the nine-attorney law firm of Sunderland |Read More

Advising Against Early Release of Funds

Sample disclosure letter advising against the early release of any funds prior to the close of the transaction.

Disclosure of the Lien Under Mello Roos Act

Information about the Improvement Bond Act of 1915 and a sample disclosure to send to Buyer regarding Mello Roos.

Addendum to Disclosures Regarding Real Estate Agency Relationships

This Addendum reiterates the obligation of the Licensee in a Real Estate Transaction.

Advisory for Buyers of Bank Owned REO Residential Properties

Protect yourself by identifying the basic risks a Buyer of a foreclosed property faces, including the fact that Seller/Banks frequently refuse to provide many, if not all, disclosures regarding the property despite your best efforts.

Business Brokerage Disclosure

Certain disclosures in these transactions are critical in avoiding costly, time consuming claims.

Addendum to the Statewide Buyer and Seller Advisory (CA only)

Addendum identifying the inspections the Buyer has elected to perform.

Homeowners Insurance Alert and Disclosure

Is the property you sold insurable? Use this disclosure with buyer to acknowledge their responsibility to obtain insurance.

Mold Disclosure

Sample disclosure form acknowledging the buyer’s responsibility to perform an inspection for mold or other health hazards.

Release of Claims and/or Disputes

Resolving a condition between a Buyer and Seller to prevent a lawsuit? Use our new release form.

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