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Caught realtor in lie, misrepresenting facts about house

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Who caught the realtor? You? What facts? What is the "writing" in question, and what does "official form" mean?

We did on several issues

Who left this note? I'll note that this is the second sentence in a row at the start of your post that lacks a subject. It's best not to leave it to your reader to guess about stuff like this. Also, what did this note say?

The realtor left the note

What documents, and why did you sign them without permission?

The realtor signed several documents without our/my permission including an agreement of sale. He made showing appointments without telling us but they were approved on the scheduling service website. All showings were supposed to be approved not just to get out of the house but not be there when potential buyers are which happenend on more than one occassion. They say the owner shouldn't be present when house buyers are.


Without a coherent description of what happened, it is impossible to say with any certainty.
 


quincy

Senior Member
The only thing I see that is questionable from a legal standpoint is the unauthorized signing of documents.

The timing of house showings is often dictated by the prospective buyers. Although you are right that it is preferred that the homeowners are not present during showings, advance notice of showings is not always possible (e.g., when prospective buyers fly in for one day of house hunting).

Your attorney should personally review the documents that were signed to see if the agent violated any laws and/or should be reported to the licensing board.

Good luck, need2consult.
 

LdiJ

Senior Member
caught the realtor? You? What facts? What is the "writing" in question, and what does "official form" mean?

We did on several issues
You were asked to identify the issues the realtor lied about. Saying "several issues" does not do that.
 

quincy

Senior Member
You were asked to identify the issues the realtor lied about. Saying "several issues" does not do that.
Are you just curious?

Need2consult will have three attorneys involved who are better equipped to address any questions s/he has than anyone here.
 

LdiJ

Senior Member
Are you just curious?

Need2consult will have three attorneys involved who are better equipped to address any questions s/he has than anyone here.
No, I am not just curious. The fact that the realtor has lied could either be very significant (IE potentially damaging to the estate) or could be relatively immaterial, depending on what lies were told.
 
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You were asked to identify the issues the realtor lied about. Saying "several issues" does not do that.
Saying we confirmed a showing appointments when we didn't-it was multiple excuses/lies then finally it was best the house be unoccupied at least 12 hours a day. Hand written note lying about past repairs, conditions, age etc to entice a buyer/inspector. And the signed for documents trying to lead us to believe we were signing them for the first time-there's time stamps in tiny print by signitures. Also some deals fell through again with more excuses then weeks after we get time stamped documents with the reason.
 

LdiJ

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Saying we confirmed a showing appointments when we didn't-it was multiple excuses/lies then finally it was best the house be unoccupied at least 12 hours a day. Hand written note lying about past repairs, conditions, age etc to entice a buyer/inspector. And the signed for documents trying to lead us to believe we were signing them for the first time-there's time stamps in tiny print by signitures. Also some deals fell through again with more excuses then weeks after we get time stamped documents with the reason.
The lying about past repairs, conditions, age etc could be quite damaging if a buyer believed those lies, bought the property, and then discovered later that they were lies. I would strongly recommend that you discuss this problem with whomever is in charge of this agent/realtor.
 

quincy

Senior Member
Saying we confirmed a showing appointments when we didn't-it was multiple excuses/lies then finally it was best the house be unoccupied at least 12 hours a day. Hand written note lying about past repairs, conditions, age etc to entice a buyer/inspector. And the signed for documents trying to lead us to believe we were signing them for the first time-there's time stamps in tiny print by signitures. Also some deals fell through again with more excuses then weeks after we get time stamped documents with the reason.
Lies told about the condition of the house could be actionable. Your attorney should review all facts to determine what harm (if any) has been caused as a result and whether a complaint filed with the licensing board is warranted.
 

STEPHAN

Senior Member
Is this person a Realtor®? Member of the National Association of Realtors?

Or "only" a real estate sales associate or a real estate broker?
 

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