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The no-lawsuit guide to real estate transactions

The no-lawsuit guide to real estate transactions

Author: Barbara Nichols
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2007.
Series: McGraw Hill professional.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Risk-management techniques and guidance that can mean the difference between building a real estate livelihood - and losing it. This resource shows investors how to minimize their risk; helps agents  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nichols, Barbara.
No-lawsuit guide to real estate transactions.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2007
(DLC) 2007280228
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Nichols
ISBN: 9780071509909 0071509909 1281030937 9781281030931
OCLC Number: 614471127
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 311 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: Lawsuits: The Overlooked Subject in Real Estate; Chapter 1 The Liability Problem; Escalating Number of Lawsuits; Cost of Lawsuits to All Parties; Errors and Omissions and Liability Insurance; Stress of a Lawsuit; Avenues for Making a Complaint prior to a Lawsuit; Frequent Complaints by Buyers and Sellers; Impact of Lawsuits; The Growing Complexity of the Real Estate Market; The Role of the Real Estate Brokerage; The Role of the Property Insurer; Neighbor-to-Neighbor Lawsuits; Part 1 Issues Raised in Lawsuits; Chapter 2 Misrepresentation and Fraud What Is Misrepresentation?Fraud Can Be Active or Passive; Loan Fraud; Advertising and Misrepresentation; Chapter 3 Red Flags; Visual or Sensory Red Flags; Written Red Flags; Situational Red Flags; Chapter 4 The Real Estate Agents' Visual Inspection and Disclosures; Conducting a Visual Property Inspection; Recording Observations Properly; Recommending a Particular Type of Inspection; What Not to Say in a Property Disclosure; Is the Property Inspection Limited to the Form Used?; Addressing Problems in the Neighborhood; Relaying Information Provided by the Seller Chapter 5 The Seller's Property DisclosureIf There Is No State-Mandated Written Disclosure Document; What Should the Disclosure Contain?; Writing the Seller's Disclosure; What Sellers Should Provide with the Disclosure; Reviewing the Seller's Disclosures; Reducing the Real Estate Agents' and Seller's Liability in Their Disclosure Duties; Overreliance on Warning Forms and Advisories; Should the Agent Complete the Seller's Disclosure?; Probate, Trust, and Foreclosure Sales-Duty of the Sellers and Agents to Disclose; Chapter 6 The Buyer's Property Inspections (Due Diligence) What Should the Buyer See?Is the Buyer's Visual Inspection Adequate Protection?; Why Are Expert Inspectors and Inspections Important?; The Buyer's Duty to Investigate; Who Should Attend the Inspections?; The Most Productive Inspection; Inspections in Addition to the General Property Inspection; Declining Recommended Inspections; Inspections of New Construction; Inspections of Condominiums and Townhouses; Inspections of Investment Properties; Inspections of Raw Land; Inspections of Mobile Homes; When Should Inspections Be Done and How Much Time Should Be Allowed? The Buyer's Dilemma in a Sellers' MarketThe Seller's Dilemma in a Buyers' Market; Chapter 7 The General Property Inspection; The General Property Inspection and Lawsuits; States with Licensing or Other Requirements for General Property Inspectors; Advice about Inspections; How to Qualify a General Property Inspector; How Not to Qualify a General Property Inspector; Inspection Time, Sample Reports, and References; Agents Providing Inspector Names to Buyer Clients; Can the Pamphlet You Must Have Inspection Protection Protect All Parties?
Series Title: McGraw Hill professional.
Responsibility: Barbara Nichols.
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