The Blog of Scott Pflaster

DUAL AGENCY CAN BE A GOOD THING

A man can’t serve two masters, the Good Book says; but neither the law nor common practice precludes the possibility of both buyer and seller being represented by the same real estate agent.When...

TAKING CARE OF THE TERMITES

Amidst the complexities and potentials for misunderstanding in a residential real estate transaction, the subject of termite work is surely a standout.Not only do buyers and sellers often have...

MOLD OFFICIALLY A BAD THING

Effective January 1 of this year, the presence of mold in a California building containing dwelling units is a condition sufficient to declare the building to be substandard.This, in turn, enables a...