- An agreement to purchase or sell real property.
- An agreement to lease real property for a period of 1 year or more.
- An agreement to employ an agent or broker to list or sell real property.
What is the statute of frauds rule relating to real property?
Therefore, contracts regarding the sale of land or leases that are at least one year in length must be written (not oral) and then signed by the party to be charged. At its core, the Statute of Frauds is meant to protect people against baseless claims by requiring written contract.
What real estate contract is an exception to the statute of frauds?
How serious is real estate fraud?
Particularly in the case of forgery, real estate and mortgage fraud can be a felony crime which is punishable by incarceration in the state prison. As stated, real estate fraud charges are “wobblers” that can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony crime.
What does the statute of frauds require?
The statute of frauds is a legal doctrine requiring that certain types of contracts be in written form. The most common contracts covered by the statute of frauds include the sale of land, agreements involving goods worth $500 or more, and contracts lasting one year or more.
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