LEO: Real Estate Buyer's Attorney Charging, LE Op. 878

 

Real Estate Buyer's Attorney Charging Seller a Fee.

 

March 11, 1987

 

It is not proper for buyer's attorney in a residential real estate transaction to impose a charge upon the sellers for the release of deeds of trust on the property to be sold absent any prior agreement or recitation that the charge would be imposed. [DR:2-105, LE Op. 425 and LE Op. 647]

 

Committee Opinion March 11, 1987

 

CROSS REFERENCES

 

See also LE Op. 911, LE Op. 922, LE Op. 927, LE Op. 1148, LE Op. 1177, LE Op. 1204, LE Op. 1228, and LE Op. 1346

 

LEO: Real Estate - Buyer's Attorney Charging, LE Op. 878 (1987)