About Harrison K. Long

Real estate and business attorney. CA State Bar Association attorney member #69137.
Professional real estate representative, REALTOR®, GRI, Real estate broker, CALBRE #01410855.
Broker associate, HomeSmart Evergreen Realty, Irvine, CA.
Providing real estate legal information and services for property owners, estate trustees, executors and administrators, fiduciaries, bankers, investor group managers, with their best decisions about homes and real estate.
Orange County REALTORs® (member and prior service on its board of directors). "Realtor of the Year 2016" award by the Orange County REALTORs®.
California Association of REALTORs® (now serving on its board of directors). National Association of REALTORs® member. Contact by cell or or text at 949-701-2515.

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About Harrison K. Long

Real estate and business attorney. CA State Bar Association attorney member #69137. Professional real estate representative, REALTOR®, GRI, Real estate broker, CALBRE #01410855. Broker associate, HomeSmart Evergreen Realty, Irvine, CA. Providing real estate legal information and services for property owners, estate trustees, executors and administrators, fiduciaries, bankers, investor group managers, with their best decisions about homes and real estate. Orange County REALTORs® (member and prior service on its board of directors). "Realtor of the Year 2016" award by the Orange County REALTORs®. California Association of REALTORs® (now serving on its board of directors). National Association of REALTORs® member. Contact by cell or or text at 949-701-2515.

Can Emails Create a Binding Real Estate Contract?

Can emails create a binding and legal real estate purchase and sale agreement? Continue reading

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When Real Estate Commission is Earned – California Law

Real estate law in other states of the U.S. have held that a real estate commission had been earned if a buyer was procured who made an offer that matched the price and terms specified in the listing agreement, or … Continue reading

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Arbitration Clause Removed From California Listing Agreement

Arbitration Clause Removed From California Listing Agreement [This article was written and published by Bob Hunt on May 22, 2017, and he authorized me to use and share it]. A few weeks from now the California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) … Continue reading

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PACE Financing of Home Improvements Can Be Dangerous for Homeowners

PACE financing – “Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs” – is one  way to finance energy-efficient home improvements. However, such PACE financing can be dangerous for homeowners who should be very careful before making those decisions. PACE financing in California … Continue reading

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PACE Liens Financial Disclosure and 3-Day Rescission Right – New CA Law Effective Jan. 1, 2017

PACE Liens Financial Disclosure and 3-Day Rescission Right – New CA Law Effective Jan. 1, 2017 A property owner may not participate in a PACE lien program without delivery of a detailed financial disclosure document received before contractual consummation. The … Continue reading

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Home Buyers and Sellers Need to Protect Themselves from Wire Fraud

Home Buyers and Sellers Need to Protect Themselves from Wire Fraud Continue reading

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New CA Law Requires Hosting Platform for Tourist or Transient Housing Marketplace

New CA Law Requires Hosting Platform for Tourist or Transient Housing Marketplace Continue reading

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Property Title Issues Are Important for CA Real Estate Investors

Property Title Issues Are Important for CA Real Estate Investors Continue reading

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New CA Law Establishes Method for “Transfer on Death Deed”

New CA Law Establishes Method for “Transfer on Death Deed” Continue reading

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Real Estate Investors Want to Know What’s the Best Investment Category

Real Estate Investors Want to Know What’s the Best Investment Category Continue reading

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