Welcome to the Legal Section of C.A.R. Online, where REALTORS® legal needs are met with the latest information and legal updates. Look below for the latest legal news during the last two months. You'll see Regulatory News, new Realegals®, and What's Hot announcements.
Dec. 8, 2016 (revised) Legal Article: California law requires property owners (for properties built before 1994) to install water-conserving plumbing fixtures by 2017 for single-family properties and 2019 for other properties ). Additionally, if a property is altered or improved after 2014, then water-conserving plumbing fixtures must be installed as a condition of final permit approval. (Cal. Civ. Code section 1101.4)
Nov. 22, 2016 What's New: A salesperson working with a seller owes a fiduciary duty to disclose material facts to the buyer in the transaction when both the buyer’s and seller’s salespersons are licensed under the same broker.