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clarksburg MD 300x200 - Attorney to Sue Negligent Real Estate AgentsIf you suffered a loss due to a negligent real estate agent, our attorneys may be able to file a lawsuit and sue the agent. Many people lose sight of the fact that the real estate agent who helps them buy their home in Maryland is exactly that: an agent. This means that they owe their clients certain duties. When they breach this duty through their negligence, you can hire a real estate lawyer to file a lawsuit.

Whitney, LLP’s real estate lawyers help Maryland home buyers bring claims and file lawsuits against dishonest and negligent home sellers, house flippers, real estate agents and termite inspection companies across Maryland. Our attorneys recover compensation for buyers to repair hidden damage and defects and for emotional distress. We offer free consultations.

If you need a real estate lawyer near me to help with hidden damage, failure to disclose defects, negligence or fraud in the purchase of a house, Call Us at 410 583 8000 or use our Online Quick Contact Form.

Click here to read reviews from our past clients, and click here to read about some of our past settlements and a jury verdict where we represented home buyers.

We represent homebuyers throughout Maryland, including Annapolis, Baltimore, Columbia, Germantown, Silver Spring, Waldorf, Frederick, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, Gaithersburg, Rockville and Bethesda.

How Real Estate Agent Negligence Hurts You

Your real estate agent must exercise due care when they are working with you as a buyer’s agent. The last thing that you want is to get stuck making payments on a home when there are serious problems. Homebuyers would not consciously buy a problematic property; sometimes, it happens because the real estate agent did not properly do their job when helping a client buy a home.

The real estate agent works for you and must perform their job as any other professional with obligations does. If not, you can contact a real estate agent negligence attorney to pursue your legal action.

Real Estate Negligence Is Different from Fraud

First, it is important to know the difference between fraud and negligence. Fraud is when a real estate agent intentionally deceives a client. Negligence is when the real estate agent does not do their job properly, and it leads to their buyer owning a home with more than they bargained for when they encounter unanticipated problems.

While negligence may be a less serious offense than fraud, it is still grounds for a lawsuit. Real estate agent negligence can encompass a number of different situations, including the following:

  • Missing a deadline specified in a contract
  • Not passing on all required seller disclosures to their client
  • Failure to disclose all material facts about the property
  • Failing to schedule inspections

The real estate agent does not even need to have the intent to mislead you. The mere fact that they did it shows that they did not do their job properly. Still, you would need to show in a lawsuit an element of carelessness that could be considered negligent.

Whitney, LLP’s attorney have successfully filed lawsuits for home buyers against negligent buyer’s agent and seller’s agents.

An agent must exercise due care in the performance of their duties. The question is what a reasonable real estate agent would do under the circumstances. The usual claim is that your real estate agent knew something but did not take any action to let you know. Alternatively, you could argue that your real estate agent was just plain careless, and you suffered damages because of it.

Maryland Real Estate Lawyer for Real Estate Negligence Claims

Holding a real estate agent accountable when their carelessness and failure harms you starts with calling a real estate agent lawyer. We can help you get to the bottom of what happened and recover damages if the real estate agent was negligent.

If you were the victim of a dishonest seller, real estate agent or WDI/termite inspection company in Maryland, contact Whitney, LLP’s real estate lawyers at 410 583 8000, or use our Online Quick Contact Form, for your free consultation.

We represent homebuyers throughout Maryland, including Annapolis, Baltimore, Columbia, Germantown, Silver Spring, Waldorf, Frederick, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, Gaithersburg, Rockville and Bethesda.

 

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