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Failures to disclose material facts are among the leading causes of litigation against real estate agents. This article discusses two recent cases against agents. In California, a listing agent was sued for failing to advise the buyer that the transaction stood no chance of closing. In Washington, a buyer's agent was sued for recommending a bad contractor. A great poet once said that "people need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed," and this article reminds agents just how important disclosures are.

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