To document the material aspects of the employment relationship between the broker and a broker-associate, Realty Publications, Inc. (RPI) publishes an Independent Contractor Employment Agreement — For Sales Agents and Brokers Associates.Read More
Author: Connor P. Wallmark
Can a buyer’s broker collect a fee from their buyer without entering into a written listing agreement?
A buyer’s broker attempts to collect a fee from their buyer absent a written listing agreement.Read More
Case in point: When a buyer and seller are represented by different agents employed by the same broker, does the seller’s agent owe a fiduciary duty to the buyer?
A California Supreme Court rules on whether a seller’s agent owes a fiduciary duty to the buyer when the seller’s agent and the buyer’s agent are employed by the same broker.Read More
Is a landowner who makes their land open to public events liable for injuries to their neighbor caused by public users of the land?
Wang v. Nibbelink Facts: An owner of partially fenced land makes their property freely available to the public for recreational events. A horse associated with a public event gets loose and tramples a neighbor on adjacent property. Claim: The neighbor seeks money losses from the landowner, claiming they are liable for the neighbor’s injuries since the landowner failed to build and maintain an adequate fence around the property. Counter claim: The landowner claims they are not liable for the neighbor’s injuries since they are statutorily immune from liability for off-premise injuries caused by recreational users of the land. Holding:...Read More
Does minimal noise emanating from a neighbor’s outdoor events constitute an actionable private nuisance?
An owner of property neighboring a large resort attempts to obtain a permanent injunction preventing the neighbor from using outdoor sound amplification systems.Read More
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