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Old 11/6/07, 5:54 PM
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Question Need Qucik advise To release or not to release?

I have an inspection scheduled for tomarrow and the buyer (My client) is out of the country, the real estate agent called me and set the inspection up. the agent is the one that has signed the agreement but the buyer is paying for the inspection. The agent wants a copy of the inpsection and so does the buyer. WHAT SHOULD I DO? the agent asked the buyer to give them permission to recieve the report and the buyer didn't full understand, I saw an e-mail from the buyer that stated he gave them permission to have the property inspected so I am kind of lost on what I should do.
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Old 11/6/07, 6:01 PM
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Who ever signs the agreement gets to decide
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Old 11/6/07, 6:04 PM
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Load it up on FetchReport.com and give your client the password. If the buyer chooses to give out the password, so be it.
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Old 11/6/07, 6:05 PM
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Now that's promotion
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Old 11/6/07, 6:06 PM
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I will be putting it on fetchreport.com but I have one asking for the inspection and signing the agreement(agent) and the other one paying(Client).
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Old 11/6/07, 6:12 PM
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Perfectly fine to give it to your client's agent. Agent/Principal relationships (which go back 1,000 years) make giving something to one's agent the same as giving it direct. No legal difference.
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Old 11/6/07, 6:16 PM
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If the agent is representing the Buyer, and the Buyer gives you permission to give the report to his/her agent, I don't see a problem. I do this periodically.
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Old 11/6/07, 6:17 PM
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Give it to the agent, as she/he represents the buyer. Change your Agreement to say this: "My signature above authorizes the release of the inspection report to my real estate agent, unless specified otherwise in writing."



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Old 11/6/07, 6:19 PM
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Nick brings up a point I have not heard.
Are we protected if the agent say's give me a copy and find out later the client did not intend that.?
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Old 11/6/07, 6:31 PM
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Nick brings up a point I have not heard.
Are we protected if the agent say's give me a copy and find out later the client did not intend that.?
That is a good question? and that is pretty much what I am up against.
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Old 11/6/07, 6:34 PM
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Hey ..
if the president of the association says it is OK.
The fact the Agent is handling it and signing has you covered.
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Old 11/6/07, 6:36 PM
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Old 11/6/07, 6:40 PM
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Agent


A person authorized to act for and under the direction of another person when dealing with third parties. The person who appoints an agent is called the principal. An agent can enter into binding agreements on the principal's behalf and may even create liability for the principal if the agent causes harm while carrying out his or her duties. See also attorney-in-fact.

As long as you have written confirmation from your client, their agent is their representive. Send report to both parties.



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Old 11/6/07, 6:46 PM
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Agent


A person authorized to act for and under the direction of another person when dealing with third parties. The person who appoints an agent is called the principal. An agent can enter into binding agreements on the principal's behalf and may even create liability for the principal if the agent causes harm while carrying out his or her duties. See also attorney-in-fact.

As long as you have written confirmation from your client, their agent is their representive. Send report to both parties.
I do have an e-mail that says
"Per your fax & email of 6 November, you are authorized to perform an inspection of the property on Presidents Walk in Truman Annex"
So is that permission or what?
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Old 11/6/07, 7:09 PM
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I do have an e-mail that says
"Per your fax & email of 6 November, you are authorized to perform an inspection of the property on Presidents Walk in Truman Annex"
So is that permission or what?

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