Category Archives: California real estate

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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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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CA Property Tax Reassessment Can Be Avoided When Transferring Between Parent and Child

CA Property Tax Reassessment Can Be Avoided When Transferring Between Parent and Child Continue reading

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CA Court of Appeal Held Listing Agent on a Home Sale Owed Fiduciary Duties to the Buyer

CA Court of Appeal Held Listing Agent on a Home Sale Owed Fiduciary Duties to the Buyer Continue reading

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CA Homeowners Should Be Careful With Solar Panel Lease Decisions

CA Homeowners Should Be Careful With Solar Panel Lease Decisions Continue reading

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