- Jon Goodman has been a real estate attorney in Colorado since 1985, he is currently Of Counsel at Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein P.C., and was previoulsy a shareholder from 1994 to 2021. Jon has published hundreds of real estate articles and is a frequent speaker on dozens of topics for the real estate industry. Clients include mortgage lenders (banks, savings and loans, mortgage companies), real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate companies, developers, property management companies, builders, subcontractors, suppliers, buyers and sellers. As an experienced real estate attorney, Jon has been quoted in various publications including, the Wall Street Journal, the Denver Post, and the Rocky Mountain News.
RECENT ARTICLES BY JON GOODMAN
Imagine that a week before closing your seller announces the seller will not close. Learn how to handle the situation when your client is the side that seems to be breaching the contract. See Part I: Seller Can Reject Full Price Offers
Does a seller have an obligation to accept full price, cash offers? If a seller receives a full price, 100% cash offer with proof of buyer funds, is the seller obligated to accept that offer? The answer is probably no, but the seller probably owes the listing broker a commission. Learn about the factors that
Learn about the new Water Rights and Mineral Rights Examination Deadlines in the 2022 Colorado Real Estate Commission Approved Contract.
How to avoid risks of allowing a seller to remain in the property after closing.
Loan Due On Transfer The current conventional wisdom is that so long a lender is receiving payments, the lender will not call a loan in default just because the borrower conveyed title, without paying off the debt, in violation of “due-on-transfer” clauses in the mortgage. That conventional wisdom is based, however, on experiences born out
Sellers Don’t Give Up Your Clout Too Soon In tight inventory markets, sellers sometimes want to kick a buyer out of the deal because, for example, the buyer’s proof of funds or loan commitment disappoints. But once a buyer has a contract, the buyer has the upper hand. The seller will have a challenge kicking
What Listing Brokers Need to Know about Disclosure of a Seller’s Security Cameras and Listening Devices
Colorado has a statute that can make it illegal for a seller to listen in on conversations among buyers or buyers and their brokers touring a property. Learn how to manage the disclosure issues.
Jon Goodman is of counsel with Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., a Colorado law firm. His practice areas include Real Estate, Brokerage Law, Contracts, Land Use, Leasing, Real Estate Title, Association Law, Business Law, and Finance. Contact Jon Goodman.
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