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  • Update on ADU Legislation – 2019 By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq.

    Housing shortages and affordable housing have been central issues in California real estate for many years. As supply continues to shrink and demand increase, these issues will only become more prevalent. In 2019 the California Assembly took steps to begin tackling some of these issues with a series a laws aimed at making it easier […]

    Understanding a Real Estate Agent’s Fiduciary Duties – Honesty and Reasonable Care

    Today, we continue our series on real estate professionals’ fiduciary duties. Attorney, Laura Ferret, examines the duty of honesty and reasonable care. Understanding reasonable care and what is expected goes a long way in assisting the real estate professional in navigating the complex fiduciary requirements placed on the agent or broker. As always, if you […]

    A Thanksgiving Wish 2019

    In this Thanksgiving Week, we share with you our Thanksgiving wish for you 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 emailing me at kbdunnagan@bpelaw.com. Also, remember that we […]

    Honoring Those Who Have Served

    Today, we celebrate Veteran’s Day. An opportunity to remember and thank all of those brave men and women that have worn this Nation’s uniform. But we also thank the forgotten heroes – those families that serve as well. To all the veterans and their families we say THANK YOU! As always, if you have any […]

    Understanding a Real Estate Agent’s Fiduciary Duties

    Today, we kick off our series on a real estate professional’s fiduciary duties. Each real estate broker or salesperson acts as a fiduciary to their clients. But do all the parties really understand what this means. Over several weeks we will explore what those obligations look like and how they play out. Stay tuned. As […]