Real estate broker

Statutory elimination of the real estate broker’s fiduciary duty | Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

The California Supreme Court’s advance ruling in Hiroshiike c. Coldwell Banker Residential brokerage firm, significantly impact the law of real estate agencies and the fiduciary duty of real estate agents? 25 states have statutorily eliminated the ability of a real estate broker to serve as a double agent. Although California likely won’t follow statutorily, […]

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Technology is a game-changer in real estate

For real estate professionals, like the rest of us, technology is a mixed blessing. Innovations such as virtual home visits make finding housing more fun, and electronic signatures and other tools make the buying process more efficient. But a higher volume of information that is easily accessible means more risk of misinformation and, in some […]