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Ohio court reverses decision in a case involving a salesperson who incorrectly told the buyer that she could rent condo purchased as an investment.
South Dakota court rules that buyer's claims against representative over information about utilities was not barred by the statute of limitations.
Arizona appellate court returns case to trial court to determine whether broker’s e-mails to her clients constituted an electronic signature.
Nevada court upholds verdict against licensee when the sale of clients' home collapsed and the clients could not terminate a purchase contract.
Iowa court awards to a salesperson the full commission amounts from transactions that she had under contract prior to her departure from brokerage.
Pennsylvania court determines that psychological damage to a property does not constitute a material defect requiring disclosure.
A Missouri court has considered whether a broker could collect a commission from a commercial lease transaction when the parties had agreed to a lease but had not fixed the monthly base rent.
In 1998, DeBruce Grain, Inc. (“Tenant”) entered into a ten-year lease with Briarcliff Development Company (“Landlord”) for office space. The lease contained a renewal...
Texas court upholds award to seller, ruling that purchase contract was not accurately disclosed to seller’s representative while seller was out of the country.
Missouri court imputes notice of correct acreage to buyers and so rejects their attempts to claim two additional acres.
Ohio court finds that claims were not supported by the evidence, as the buyers had never confirmed that mold actually existed on the property.