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Understanding Fiduciary Duties – Part 1

Today, we take a look at fiduciary obligations. In this 2 part article we will examine the role and responsibilities an agent has to their client. The role of a fiduciary is complex and requires a loyalty to be given to the client. The question is how does that responsibility play out. As always, if […]

Wire Fraud a Growing Concern In Real Estate Transactions

Today, we look at the rise of wire fraud in real estate. With the advancement of technology and its use in the market place, it is more important than ever to take precautions with confidential information. Criminals have concocted schemes to look like legitimate wire instructions related to real estate transactions, when in fact they […]

A Thanksgiving Wish 2018

In this Thanksgiving Week, we share with you our Thanksgiving wish for your and your families. Have a wonderful, safe, and memorable Thanksgiving.   As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, estate planning, or any other legal issue, please let us know by e-mailing me at kbdunnagan@bpelaw.com.   Also, remember […]

When the Bank Seeks to Collect Fire Insurance Money

Today, we look at the impacts of fire insurance proceeds on a mortgage loan. Understanding the rights of the borrower relative to the loan proceeds may be the difference between having the money to rebuild or having the lender take money from you that they otherwise may not be entitled too.   As always, if […]

Get Out and Vote on This Midterm Election Day

Today, we pause for midterm election day. In California there are a number of ballot measures and all of the statewide executive positions are up for election. We encourage you to participate in the democratic process and let your voice be heard through the vote. As always, if you have any questions about your real […]

Records Retention for the California Real Estate Broker

Today, we revisit and article from a couple years ago and discuss the California real estate broker’s requirement to maintain records. As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, estate planning, or any other legal issue, please let us know by e-mailing me at kbdunnagan@bpelaw.com. Also, remember that we do legal […]

Understanding California’s Property Tax Postponement Program

Today, we take a look at California’s property tax postponement program. This program is designed to assist seniors with certain limited financial capacity keep their property taxes current. It is an important program to understand and may provide critical relief to struggling seniors. As always, if you have any questions about your real estate, business, […]
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