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Federal appeals court returns matter to lower court to consider whether ad promoting rental unit as a "great bachelor pad" violated the federal Fair Housing Act.
Federal appellate court determines that buyer had not demonstrated that the purchase of condo was connected to the real estate management agreement.
Federal appellate court affirms injunction prohibiting the company that operates NeighborCity.com from copying photographs from MRIS's database.
Indiana appellate court rules that clause in property management agreement protected leasing firm from damages caused by problem tenants.
Florida water district's proposed conditions for permit approval may amount to an unconstitutional taking, so the case is returned to the lower court.
Ohio court determines that a salesperson was acting within the scope of her duties when she fraudulently induced a buyer to purchase rental properties.
California court rules that the statute of limitations for sellers’ brokers did not apply to a dual agent when the claims were made by the buyer.
Massachusetts court affirms small claims court ruling that listing agreement allowed broker to retain a portion of the escrow for buyer’s default.
Pennsylvania court determines that broker violated terms of stipulation and so affirms award of damages to the association.
New York appellate court rules that sellers’ damages were not caused by the actions of real estate professional and therefore dismisses the lawsuit.