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Agent Liability and Indemnification – Lack of Knowledge on City Penalties

Type Matter:  Real Estate Agent Liability and Indemnification
Issue:  Can a real estate Agent be held liable for lack of knowledge and failure to disclose city or county enforced penalties pertinent to a listed property?
Answer:  No

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Agent Liability – Personal Injuries to Minor

Type Matter:  Real Estate Agent Liability
Issue:  Can a real estate Agent be held liable for personal injuries to a minor child of homeowner who walked thru code violating, non-tempered glass?
Answer:  No

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Real Estate Agent Liability for Ordinance and Zoning Issues

Type Matter:  Real Estate Agent Liability for Ordinance and Zoning Issues
Issue:  Can a real estate Agent be held liable for failing to disclose to Buyer a recent city ordinance limiting the number of registered sex offenders who can reside at a property?
Answer:  Maybe

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Letter of Intent (“LOI”) and Advice to Client Tenant Regarding Utilization of Land

Type Matter:  Letter of Intent (“LOI”) and Advice to Client Tenant regarding Utilization of Land
Issue:  Should a Broker include language in an LOI requiring certain use of the property and provide advice to their prospective Tenant Client about legal and allowable land use of subject property?
Answer:  No

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Agent Liability – Signing for Clients

Type Matter:  Real Estate Agent Signing for Clients
Issue:  Should a real estate Agent sign Buyers’ Request for Repair document when Buyers fail to do so?
Answer:  No

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