Buying and selling property can lead to disputes. There are different ways to solve them

What is the best way to settle a dispute in a real estate transaction?

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Ah – there are many layers to this question.

As much as people put in their due diligence during real estate transactions, unfortunately sometimes things don’t go according to plan. Different types of issues or disputes arise and there are different approaches to resolve them.


Disputes may arise between buyer and seller, between buyer or seller and agent, or between agents.

If you are a buyer and have a dispute with the seller – or vice versa – about the terms of an agreement, you can ask your agent to help you intervene. Ideally, the two agents are less emotionally involved and will be able to define the problem and find a way to solve it. Failing to resolve a resolution, you may need to seek the advice of an attorney to help you understand your available options, including all the risks and implications of those options. RECO is not involved in contractual disputes between…