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Home Purchase Contract Contingencies (Explained Simply)

Home Purchase Contract Contingencies (Explained Simply)

A contingency is a contractual right allowing a party to cancel a contract (without penalty) either before or after any event (i.e., 21-days after signing... Read More

FSBO Disclosure Standards and Typical Process

FSBO Disclosure Standards and Typical Process

Condition of Property and Required Disclosures In California, real estate transactions are required to have certain disclosures.  See e.g., California Civil Code section 1102 (“disclose... Read More

Presale Inspections for California Home Buyers

Presale Inspections for California Home Buyers

It is customary for a home buyer to spend approximately $600 for inspections prior to purchasing a home (this happens during the escrow period, usually... Read More

Logistics of Buying And Selling Real Estate Without A Realtor

Logistics of Buying And Selling Real Estate Without A Realtor

With an attorney to assist you (rather than a real estate agent), buying or selling your home is actually quite simple and straightforward.  Here is... Read More

Understanding the Legalese in a Real Estate Purchase/Sale Agreement

Understanding the Legalese in a Real Estate Purchase/Sale Agreement

As a real estate attorney, I help home buyers & sellers daily with their transactions, and I’m often asked to explain all that legalese in... Read More

Listing a FSBO on the MLS

Listing a FSBO on the MLS

Edited November 18, 2020 To list your home on the MLS, you’ll need the services of a flat-fee MLS listing service. But before you go... Read More