Courtside Newsletter: C.A.R. New and Revised Forms Release

BY: JOHN V. GIARDINELLI, ATTORNEY AT LAW, CASEY MCINTOSH, PARALEGAL

Slated for release the week of June 26, 2017, the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) has issued four new forms and revised 16 existing forms. In keeping with tradition, this month’s Courtside Newsletter will explore these new and revised forms, keeping real estate practitioners apprised of the industry changes and trends reflected therein.

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Posted on June 15, 2017 and filed under courtside newsletter.

Courtside Newsletter: CA Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Real Estate Agent in Statute of Frauds Case

BY: JOHN V. GIARDINELLI, ATTORNEY AT LAW, ASHLEY A. RICHARDSON, LAW CLERK,
CASEY MCINTOSH, PARALEGAL

In February, the California Court of Appeal (“Court”) ruled on the question of whether a real estate agent can bring a lawsuit against the owners of a property for a commission if not all of the owners signed the listing agreement, but one owner allegedly signed on behalf of all owners. Long story short, the Court ultimately decided that a real estate agent should have the ability to bring a suit to prove the owner signed on behalf of others.

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Posted on June 15, 2017 and filed under courtside newsletter.

C.A.R. to Release Revised Forms in December

The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) will release eight (8) new and twenty-one (21) revised forms during the week of December 14, 2015. It will also discontinue the use of one form. In our last Courtside Newsletter, we discussed the eight new forms being released; past Newsletters can be accessed on our website at www.glawgroupapc.com. In this month’s Newsletter, we are going to explore the revised forms that C.A.R. will be issuing, with the exception of the Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) and the Residential Listing Agreement (RLA). A special Courtside Newsflash will be issued on those forms in the coming weeks

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Posted on December 1, 2015 and filed under courtside newsletter.