Attorney Jim Goldsmith offers sound legal advice for Realtors when aggrieved real estate buyers request mediation.
In a balanced market, and frequently in this seller’s market, properties are sold twice. There is the original offer and acceptance and then there is the renegotiation that follows the inspection reports.
The process of reopening business in Pennsylvania has been a bumpy road and the twists and turns ahead make predictions difficult. Not so the past: we know what was allowed and what not at any particular time.
Tips for real estate professionals on how to manage their social media and personal finances during the COVID pandemic.
Attorneys Kathryn L. Simpson and James L. Goldsmith were named 2020 Super Lawyers. Attorney Victoria P. Edwards was also recognized as a Rising Star.
COVID-19 restrictions have impacted typical real transactions and the use of standard forms used to provide legal protection.
The impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate Transactions; Considerations for Realtors
There is a significant conflict when a listing agent brings a buyer, who is a friend, relative or even themselves, to the transaction. Even if the listing agent isn’t “representing” this potential buyer in the transaction.
To avoid real estate transaction problems, a copy of the Pre-Settlement Walkthrough Report, signed by the buyers and sellers, should be included in all settlement files.
A recent study revealed that housing discrimination by real estate licensees is still happening. Tips on how Realtors can recognize and eliminate illegal practices.