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A real estate broker (sometimes referred to as a real estate agent) facilitates the sale or rental of a property and typically earns a commission for those real estate transaction duties. Often, such transactions are fairly straightforward.

But sometimes, brokerage disputes arise. And when they do, it's critical that you have an experienced attorney who understands the laws in your state and how the legal system works in your area. Otherwise, your real estate transaction could be jeopardized or you could be affected financially.

In Orange County, California, brokerage dispute attorney Daniel C. Carlton has been defending the rights of buyers and sellers in Southern California for more than 40 years. As a licensed real estate broker himself, attorney Carlton has a deep understanding of all of the complexities of these disputes. That's why you want him and his entire legal team at the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton on your side if you're involved in a complicated brokerage dispute.

Types of Brokerage Disputes

Brokerage disputes cover a wide range. Some of the most common ones involve disputes during or after the property transaction process. Any number of real estate disputes may arise, including:

  • Breach of broker contract - This type of dispute can occur for many different reasons, including someone (often a real estate broker or agent) failing to honor a real estate contract for the purchase, sale or rental of a property. Broker commission disputes are also common. And in certain situations, the broker may pursue a real estate sale or lease commission even when the transaction doesn't close, believing it has fulfilled its contractual obligations.
  • Buyer complaints - Buyers often have serious legal complaints involving the seller, real estate agents or others who fail to honor legal contracts involving real estate transactions.
  • Property defects - Brokers who facilitate the sale or rental of a property built with defective materials or faulty construction methods need to be held accountable for their actions.
  • Escrow agent or title agent conflict of interest - Legal disputes involving the escrow agent (person who holds a property in trust for third parties during a real estate transaction) or title agent (person responsible for preparing a legal title of ownership for a property) can be complicated and often require the assistance of an attorney.
  • Broker negligence - Real estate brokers have a legal obligation to act in the best interest of the buyer or seller and accurately disclose any important legal information. This includes disputes involving broker commissions. Otherwise, they could be held legally responsible if the buyers or sellers believe the broker was negligent and breached fiduciary duties.

Brokerage disputes can be complicated. Don't try to tackle your issue on your own. Contact our California law firm today.

Your Dispute Is Our Priority

Experienced real estate attorney Daniel C. Carlton can help resolve your broker dispute and negotiate cost-effective solutions that satisfy both parties in your disputed real estate transaction. And if necessary, we can represent you in court to resolve your brokerage dispute.

The key to success involves preparation. Attorney Carlton leaves nothing to chance. As your attorney, he will take the time to carefully research your brokerage dispute, from reviewing all relevant real estate documents to consulting with experts if necessary.

Brokerage disputes can be complicated and frustrating. We can handle all the necessary paperwork and make sure every detail is exactly right. Put your trust in a law firm that puts your needs first. Contact the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton today.

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