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David Saks is a musician, retired real estate broker, and long-time ActiveRain member. David's blog features important information relevant to the safety, integrity and security of the industry. In addition to his widely read real estate fraud blog, a comprehensive overview of real estate continuing education is a weekly addition for his subscribers and the ActiveRain community at-large. Thank you for subscribing to and for visiting David's ActiveRain home on the internet. Please join. Membership in ActiveRain will enrich your life !



                                                    #692 If te government decides to transfer the title of property to a private party this is carried out by means of an instrument commonly known as a quitclaim deed. Is this true or false ? Take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlif...
                                                  #691 When real estate is transferred from one party to another the process is commonly referred to as the avulsion of quitclaim. Is this statement true or false ? Please take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlife photograph. A. Fals...
                                                    #690 An owner of a parcel of real estate allows a trespasser to continue trespassing on the land and takes no action against the trespasser throughout a statutory period. The trespasser can inevitably gain the legal right to continue trespassing...
                                                         #689 When we talk about a license a license is always considered to be an example of a restriction which is invariably combined with an encroachment. Is this true or false ? Take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlife photo. A...
                                                              #688 When the government decides to take over the ownership of a piece of real estate for public use this right of the government to take the real estate is known as the monopoly of real property under police authority. Is this true or...
                                                            #687 Most states have a law which says that a comparative market analysis, a CMA, must be performed for every listing taken by a brokerage, and that the CMA must be compared to and presented with the appraisal for the lender. Is this tru...
                                                          #686 Under a listing contract a broker commits himself or herself to an obligation to work for both the seller and the buyer and render faithful service to both parties. Is this true or false ? Take your time. The solution is posted below ...
                                                              #685 When a final decision is to be reached regarding the matter of the price to be listed for the house that decision always depends upon the appraised value of the house, the decision of the attorney and the broker. Is this true or f...
                                                             #684 Under an open listing and an exclusive agency listing agreement the seller can avoid having to pay the broker a commission if the seller sells to property to a buyer not presented to the seller by the broker. Is this true or false ...
                                                          #683 A listing agreement stated that it will expire on June 18th, 2009. If the owner dies on June 15th the owner's death will effectively terminate the listing agreement. Is this true or false ? Take your time. The solution is posted below...

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