- Whistleblowers Can Bring a Qui Tam Action
- RSD/CRPS – Pain out of proportion to injury.
- Consumer Fraud in Real Estate Transactions
- Termites and Arizona Homeowners
- Arbitration Clause Protects the Builder or Developer
- Caution for Arizona New Home Buyers
- Buyer’s Broker Beware!
- Real Estate Brokers and Agents – What needs to be disclosed?
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Anyone who knowingly submits false claims for payment to the federal government may be subject to liability under the Federal False Claims Act (31 USC §§ 3729-3733). In addition, a private person who knows about the submission of false claims may be … Continue reading
Regional Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), now more commonly known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is a chronic pain condition believed to be caused by dysfunction of a portion of the nervous system. Its symptoms can include (1) pain out of proportion … Continue reading
Real estate professionals should be aware that their clients and customers have a powerful tool for obtaining damages resulting from fraud or deception. That tool is the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act, A.R.S. § 44-1521 et seq. This Act was initially … Continue reading
The purpose of this article is to provide basic information for homeowners and real estate professionals about termites in Arizona. The subterranean termite specie that is native to the Sonoran desert of Arizona is known as Heterotermes aureus. Subterranean termites … Continue reading
Purchase contracts used by builders and developers of new homes often contain clauses that require all disputes between the parties to be submitted to binding arbitration. This clause is included in purchase contracts because it protects the interests of the … Continue reading
As the economy continues to improve after the Great Recession, there will be an increase in new home construction in Arizona. For several reasons, new home buyers in Arizona should be careful in approaching their purchase, and should obtain the … Continue reading
Most real estate professionals who handle residential transactions are familiar with the stigmatized property statute, A.R.S. § 32-2156. It provides: “A. No criminal, civil or administrative action may be brought against a transferor or lessor of real property or a … Continue reading
Introductory Note The following article by Craig Stephan, entitled “Real Estate Brokers and Agents – What needs to be disclosed?”, was published in the April 2006 edition of the Arizona Journal of Real Estate and Business, Vol. 21, no. 4, … Continue reading