Realty Sales Issues Including Aborted Transaction Disputes, Deposit Release, among other thingsPage last modified: April 26 2022
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Who Is a Paralegal That Handles Realty Dispute Cases?
United Legal Services Is a Paralegal That Provides Legal Help With Realty Dispute Cases.
Understanding the Various Realty Issues Commonly Leading to Legal Action
When a realty deal goes awry, legal disputes often arise. In some circumstances the seller of a property may be injured and in other situations it is the buyer that suffers harm. Regardless of which side of a troubled realty transaction you are on, United Legal Services may be able to help.
Commonly occuring realty dispute issues that give rise to litigation involve, among other things:
- The failure to close in broom swept condition;
- The failure to close whereas a buyer abandons the agreement;
- The improper removal of fixtures or certain chattels prior to closing;
- The failure to properly close a pool or perform other maintenance;
- The failure to disclose details regarding a latent defect; and
- The improper concealment of a patent defect.
Failure to Disclose
A very common situation that leads to a dispute arising from a real estate deal involves issues regarding disclosure. A disclosure based dispute typically arises following the closing date, after the buyer takes possession, and when the buyer discovers a patent defect or a latent defect, that was undisclosed during negotiations. Allegations of undisclosed defects often involve a water leak, a pest infestation, a faulty fixture, among other things.
In some circumstances, a realty agent may become the target of litigation due to failure to properly perform the duties of a realty agent. In such a situation, depending upon the specific facts involved, United Legal Services may be available to assist or may refer the matter to another legal professional.
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