TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule

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29th Jul 2015

Puzzle

As all real estate professionals know by now, the long awaited implementation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule (“TRID Rule”) has been put off until October 1, 2015. Fortunately, this means you have more time to prepare, study, and understand … more

Procuring Cause – Who Gets the Money?

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19th Jun 2015

Procuring cause, when disputed, can be one of the most contentious issues that arise in the real estate profession. As all brokers and agents in Arkansas know, the procuring cause doctrine is used here to determine whether a real estate … more

Effect of an “As-Is” Clause in a Real Estate Contract

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26th Feb 2015

In Arkansas, the courts have held that an “as-is” clause generally relieves a seller from liability for defects in the condition of the property.  This does not, however, mean that a seller is absolutely protected from litigation simply because he … more

10th Feb 2015

What’s the worst-case scenario in a real estate transaction? Of the scenarios that come to mind, I’m sure one involves getting mired down in years of litigation over the transaction. This happens in real estate transactions, frequently over the issue … more