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Real estate agents and brokers owe a duty to their clients. However, what happens when the seller of a property has seller’s remorse and complains that they sold the property “too cheap”? Is the broker or agent liable? Recently the Court dealt with this issue and determined that a broker solely representing a buyer had...

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If you have ever purchased or sold real estate in California you have likely reviewed, signed, and read a substantial amount of documents. California Law imposes on the parties certain disclosure requirements. In an attempt to protect real property buyers the California legislature have instituted multiple laws requiring certain disclosures that must be made by the...

This land is your land…until the government wants it!   First, let’s discuss that Eminent Domain refers to a fundamental power of the government to take private property for a public purpose without the owner’s consent. The power of eminent domain is incorporated in both the United States and California Constitution. Specifically, the Fifth Amendment...