The last major change to the Standard Agreement of Sale for Real Estate (ASR) added the requirement that the buyer order a title report within so many days of execution of the agreement.
Substantive Changes Effective July 1, 2019
I thought the Arbitrator’s ruling was final: Why are we re-arbitrating our construction dispute? Beware Owners and Contractors: If you’re not careful, you could end up “re-arbitrating” your construction dispute after you thought it was resolved the first time.
Real estate attorney, Jim Goldsmith reviews the challenges of dual agency representation in a real estate transaction.
Real estate attorney, Jim Goldsmith, gives guidance on how to get accurate disclosure information from sellers.
Real estate attorney, Jim Goldsmith, explains how deadline dates can adversely impact real estate deals.
Real estate licensees can be transient. When a sales associate moves on, the broker will likely take one of three paths…
The nature of agricultural land, being undeveloped and of high acreage, makes Pennsylvania’s farmland ideal for commercial solar projects.
“It depends” is the right answer to most questions. Here the question is whether it is legal to give thank you gifts to people who refer buyers and sellers to real estate licensees. The reason I can’t give a straight answer to this simple question is because it lacks the details that accompany real life situations.
The clear message is that when you sue for a fee, the client is going to bite by claiming that no fee was owed because of the malpractice committed by the broker or salesperson.
A majority of states, including Pennsylvania, have enacted broker lien laws that enable real estate brokers to file liens on commercial property in the full amount of their commission.