Larry Lowenthal is a
Realtor and Real Estate
Expert Witness who is called upon when a Florida broker's
conduct and professional ethics are an issue in civil litigation. Larry, who
earned a Florida Real Estate Broker license over thirty years ago, is typically
retained to address
matters such as Standard
of Care, the Realtor Code of Ethics, Failure to Disclose latent defects, Procuring Cause, Real
Negligence and Malpractice, and Realty transaction Malpractice.
Depending upon the
facts and law, Larry has agreed to help plaintiffs and defendants in
roughly equal numbers. Over half of all inquiries are turned away for
lack of substance or coming from the "wrong" side (unfavorable facts or
You need a
real estate expert witness if
these questions need
the real estate broker's conduct ethical?
Did it meet the standard of care?
Was it within Florida Statue 475 law? Was it malpractice? Negligence?
Did the real estate broker fail to disclose latent defects?
(Was the broker even required to disclose the information?)
the Realtor being unjustly accused?
charges analyzed by Larry. The broker...
Failed to disclose latent defects or hidden
facts about the property or the transaction
-- facts which materially and
negatively affected value.
Failed to present an offer
Made false statements about a property or a
party to a transaction
Created false advertising
Broker was unfair and dishonest
Broker was negligent (not diligent)
Breached a statutory, professional, or
Delivered property opinions outside area of
Accepted undisclosed kickbacks,
commissions, or finder's fees
Broker did not use skill or care in the transaction
Failed to disclose a private relationship
with buyer or seller
Conspired with mortgage broker, closing
agent, or appraiser to defraud lender
Failed to account and deliver
Forged a signature on a sales contract or
other legal document
Shared in illicit proceeds
Did not earn the commission (procuring
Larry helps. He can
Offer a private, undiscoverable, pre-trial opinion as a consulting
Present the crucial facts in a friendly, understandable way to
attorney about the nature of undiscovered evidence that can strengthen the case.
Create probing questions for
retaining counsel to use at depositions and trial.
Evaluate opposing counsel's strategies, claims, and charges.
Evaluate retaining counsel's strategies, claims, and charges -- the
theory of the case. (Maybe the parties should settle.)
Help prepare for depositions and trial -- even create graphic
"Please contact me
with your question. I will respond quickly and honestly."