Litigation

Disclosures to Buyers Reduced as Lenders Ask for More and More

It has become the expectation in a residential real estate transaction that the seller of a property in a standard sale should notify buyers of all known material facts about their property.  While there is often plausible deniability as to what is “known” and differences in opinion as to what is “material”, California Association of Realtors […]

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SB 800 – Consumer Protector or Cause for Concern

If you live in Playa Vista or have been in the market, you probably have heard of SB 800, which is the abbreviation for a California senate bill passed last decade, also known as the “fix it” law. It serves to establish a claims process for which “building defects” can be addressed by home purchasers […]

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