How to Spot a Newbie Realtor: Exhibit A

Beginner Drafting Mistakes “As I am smoking . . . I don’t expect to be thanked.” —What John Hurt’s character ” in “Love and Death on Long Island” (1997) ” says to the cab driver, when the latter points to the cab’s “Thank You For Not Smoking” sign, and asks Hurt to extinguish his cigarette. [Editor’s Note: The views expressed here are...
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Is That, “No, I Don’t Have It” or “No, It’s Not Working??”

Minnesota Seller Disclosure Confusion The heart of the Minnesota Seller Disclosure is an alphabetical table listing the home’s various features, followed by a “Yes” or “No” after each item to indicate whether they’re in working order. Since time immemorial, at least a few Sellers have misunderstood the “No” to mean, “No, I don’t have that item”...
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