Listing Issues

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How to Use Drone Technology to Sell Real Estate

Drones stepped onto the real estate scene almost as soon as they hit the commercial market. Drone footage gives an online posting a professional, high-end touch and allows the buyer to have a better understanding of the layout of the property. Buyers can see a full and unobstructed view of the roof, an area ofRead More

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The Purpose of a MLS Listing of Real Property in California

The purpose of a MLS listing of a parcel for sale Throughout California there are many local real estate associations that provide an electronic service used by real estate agents and brokers called the “multiple listing service” (MLS). This service allows members of a given local real estate association to see each other’s listings ofRead More

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How to Prevent a California Civil Code Section 1088 Violation

Many real estate agents are not familiar with the provisions of California Civil Code section 1088. I am quite familiar with this provision having defended many real estate licenses over the years for placing inaccurate information in a listing posted in a given real estate association’s multiple listing service posting. This provision states: “A listingRead More

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What is a Fixture and How to Prevent Misunderstandings After Close

California Civil Code section 660 defines a “fixture” as follows: “A thing is deemed to be affixed to land when it is attached to it by roots, as in the case of trees, vines, or shrubs; or imbedded in it, as in the case of walls; or permanently resting upon it, as in the caseRead More

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The Digital Dangers of the Realtor® Profession

As a Realtor® or Broker, you allow consumers to search your real property listings, photographs, videos, public records and other real estate information over the Internet and/or provide other online services to consumers. Whether you are aware of it or not, this service you provide also carries with it an obligation to protect the dataRead More

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