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Latent and Patent Defects in Homes

With very few exceptions, all home sales in California are “as-is.” In fact, Paragraph 11(i)(a) of the California Residential Purchase Agreement, the form Realtors use to sell property,“

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Why Sellers need to Buy Title Insurance

One common question I get from sellers when they see a seller’s net sheet is “what’s this charge for title insurance, the buyer should insure title, so I should be safe?” In fact, as a,

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5 Supplementary Home Inspections to get when Buying a Home

The vast majority of real estate agents will advise home buyers to get a home inspection before purchasing a property. In fact, California includes a “Buyers Inspection Advisory” form in the

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5 Best Complimentts I’ve Gotten from Clients

My professional life has always been client-facing. Throughout college and law school, I worked as a copywriter and produced content for many different clients on many different topics. As a lawyer,

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