Real estate attorney, Jim Goldsmith, explains how deadline dates can adversely impact real estate deals.
Attorney Aaron D. Martin has been appointed a trustee of The Fairness Center, a nonprofit, that provides free legal services to those in disputes with public sector union officials.
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.
Some of the statutes and regulations enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) mandate notices be provided to employees and/or posted in the workplace.
“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.
Many real estate legal disputes find their way to Magisterial District Courts in Pennsylvania for a number of reasons.
As a broker holding a deposit, how long should it take you to return it pursuant to the terms of a release signed by both parties or when sufficient time has passed and not litigation/mediation has been initated?