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  • Revival of Contingencies with Supplemental Disclosures

    Revival of Contingencies with Supplemental Disclosures By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. August 31, 2021 The scenario goes like this: Buyer and Seller enter into an RPA related to the purchase of a home. Seller gives Buyer a TDS, Buyer does their inspections and then subsequently waives contingencies. Low a behold a week before closing Seller […]

    What is an Appraisal Gap?

    What is an Appraisal Gap? By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. and Trey Van Dyke (2L) August 10, 2021 In competitive housing markets like the one we currently find ourselves in, home prices can quickly soar beyond the value that a home will actually appraise for. This is due to a fundamental difference in the means […]

    CAR Unveils 2021 Revision to the RPA

    CAR Unveils 2021 Revision to the RPA By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. and Trey Van Dyke, 2L June 22, 2021 The housing market continues to heat up across California this Summer. In some markets, homes are being nearly auctioned-off as double-digit numbers of offers has become the standard. Although the situation is not the same […]

    Amendment 9: An Attempt to Reinstate the Tax Protections for Inherited Property

    Amendment 9: An Attempt to Reinstate the Tax Protections for Inherited Property By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. and Allison Blake, 2L June 8, 2021 Many people who inherit their family homes, businesses, and investment properties will no longer be able to afford the property taxes. Proposition 19, passed in November 2020, limits the protections provided […]

    COVID Guidance Revised to Allow for Open Houses and Updated Showing Rules

    COVID Guidance Revised to Allow for Open Houses and Updated Showing Rules By: D. Keith Dunnagan, Esq. May 16, 2021 For the last year, real estate professionals have been navigating numerous changes in regulations involving real estate transactions related to COVID prevention. As a result, many transactions have been using virtual showing technology, while no […]