Month: March 2015

Duty of Agent to Research a Home’s Square Footage

Case Study: This week we continue with a series of emails that will continue over the next several weeks where we will analyze Louisiana Court cases dealing with the duties of real estate agents and how agents breached their duties in some of those cases. Hopefully, the readers of this email will learn more about what duties are placed on Louisiana real estate agents and how not to breach those du ...[Read More]

Problems With Agents Signing Documents on Behalf of Their Clients

Case Study: This week we continue with a series of emails that will continue over the next several weeks where we will analyze Louisiana Court cases dealing with the duties of real estate agents and how agents breached their duties in some of those cases. Hopefully, the readers of this email will learn more about what duties are placed on Louisiana real estate agents and how not to breach those du ...[Read More]

Duty of Dual Agent to Disclose Certain Information About a Home

Case Study: This week, we will discuss below a Louisiana 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals case dealing with a dual agents’ duty to disclose certain information obtained by her concerning the condition of a home. Waddles vs. Lacour, Sr., et. al., 950 So.2d 937 (La. App. 3 Cir., February 7, 2007)  Real estate agents represented both buyer and seller.  Home was marketed as a “custom builtR ...[Read More]

Agent Duty to Disclose Known Defects in a Home

Case Study: This week we continue with a series of emails that will continue over the next several weeks where we will analyze Louisiana Court cases dealing with the duties of real estate agents and how agents breached their duties in some of those cases. Hopefully, the readers of this email will learn more about what duties are placed on Louisiana real estate agents and how not to breach those du ...[Read More]