Category: Breach of Contract

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Court Affirms that Liability for Failure to Disclose Requires Relationship

The recent case of Hoffman v 162 North Wolfe LLC confirmed the statutory requirement that in order to prevail on a fraud claim for suppression of Read More > ...

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Court Clarifies Transfer Disclosure Law for Mixed-Use Property

The recent appellate decision of Richman v. Hartley is critical for California real estate agents and sellers to know as it clarifies the mandatory disclosure requirements Read More > ...

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Recent Case Expands Broker’s Duty to Warn

The recent case of Hall v. Aurora Loan Services, LLC, 2013 DJDAR 5460 (April 26, 2013) has expanded the real estate broker’s duty of care to Read More > ...

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No Deficiency on Settlement Agreement for a Note

Recently, in Weinstein v. Rocha, a California appellate court held that if a deficiency is barred by the anti-deficiency statute, a creditor cannot circumvent that protection Read More > ...

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California Court Overturns DRE’s Decision to Deny Broker’s License

In late 2012, the Third Appellate District provided some guidance for the DRE on what is sufficient rehabilitation for a prospective licensee to receive a license. Read More > ...

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Some of the Contract is Illegal, Does it Still Have to be Paid?

Many people enter into contracts with individuals or entities who purport to be licensed real estate brokers, without looking into whether they are actually licensed. If Read More > ...

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We’ve Seen Some Weird Stuff

Over the years, we have encountered a number of strange fact patterns which tend to stand out in our collective memory. Below is a list of Read More > ...

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If The Buyer Is Suing The Seller For Failure To Disclose, Why Is The Listing Agent Or Selling Agent Also Named In The Complaint?

This firm defends real estate brokers and salespersons. The typical scenario the firm sees in a “bad house case” (a purchase and sale transaction in California Read More > ...

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