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Failure to Disclose: Case Studies Uncover When Real Estate Agents Might Be Liable

Although not every jurisdiction has addressed the issue of whether a seller or seller’s agent has a duty to disclose a future public works project that may involve the use of condemnation or eminent domain, nearly every state that has addressed this issue has concluded that there is no duty to disclose, regardless of theRead More

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Home Inspections: Don’t Oversell One to Your Real Estate Clients

Recommending a home inspection company is a helpful and valuable service a real estate agent can perform, however, it can also lead to a real estate lawsuit. And while the courts mostly rule in favor of the real estate agent, it is important to take steps to guard yourself against a real estate lawsuit whileRead More

Are you afraid of Flopping? If not, you should be.

By James R. Myers, The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP, Ft Myers, FL Beware of Flopping As if our national real estate crisis has not been bad enough, a new problem is emerging, as record numbers of short sales continue – a phenomenon known as ―flopping. It is essentially a fraudulent quick flip, involving a re-saleRead More

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