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What is the CAR contract when you buy or sell a home? 

What is the CAR contract when you buy or sell a home? 

The CAR contract is the standard form everybody uses. It is signed by the buyer and seller for California home sales. Click here for an... Read More

Family real estate transfers are easy and filled with gratitude

Family real estate transfers are easy and filled with gratitude

As a FSBO lawyer, I love helping families save money when transferring real estate from one family member to another.  It’s an easy process, and filled... Read More

<strong>Buying a home in California? Here is what most people do for home inspections…</strong>

Buying a home in California? Here is what most people do for home inspections…

Overall Most home sellers provide the buyer with a full set of disclosures and these two inspection reports before or after the buyer tours the... Read More

Typical FSBO Contract Timeline

Typical FSBO Contract Timeline

For your FSBO, here is a typical contract timeline based on the standard CAR form purchase agreement: Start of the process – Purchase agreement is signed.... Read More

7 ways to overcome stigma attached to FSBO (and how to avoid common and uncommon pitfalls with FSBOs)

7 ways to overcome stigma attached to FSBO (and how to avoid common and uncommon pitfalls with FSBOs)

As a FSBO real estate lawyer, I’ve learned how to help clients avoid situations that hinder success of their FSBO.  Here is some of my... Read More

Data disproves the myth that FSBOs sell for less than agent-assisted sales

Data disproves the myth that FSBOs sell for less than agent-assisted sales

Reality: A recent academic study showed 0% difference in the sales price of FSBO homes and realtor-assisted homes. The study looked at a very large... Read More