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Which comes first Arbitration or Mediation and what is the difference?
Here in the fair state of California all real estate contracts contain
the arbitration and mediation clauses. Ligation can strike fear in the
heart of any real estate agent or broker those are words and terms that
the agent or broker do not want to hear. What causes the need for
arbitration or mediation? When a buyer or seller feels that they have
been wronged or misrepresented the quickest means for resolution is to
go to mediation and if the issue cannot be taken care of its then off
First comes mediation, arbitration, or law suit. here in California.
is an alternative for ligation,, (where the process is to head to
court). Mediation is a method used to solve misunderstanding, In a
dispute, a third party, known as a
is brought in to assist the parties in reaching a settlement. In many
cases, the mediator may propose solutions he or she does not have
authority to make a binding decision. The mediation
process is private and
confidential, as opposed to trials, which are public. It takes less
time to mediate a dispute and with much less expensive (both parties
share the cost). The greatest advantage to mediation is the high
likelihood of continuing the business relationship, since the dispute
has been settled with consideration of both parties The average cost
for mediation can range from $600.00 up. The mediator can be a retire
attorney, active attorney, a professional mediator, or judge.
The real estate guidelines are that a
compliant must be filed and received by the local real estate board, as
well as the real estate agent, & broker. Once the compliant has
been made known, the local real estate board usually will ask if there
has been any attempts at resolution. If all attempts on the part of the
broker and real estate agent fail, it then off to mediation.
on the other hand, is a more formal approach to alternative dispute
resolution. An arbitrator
is appointed with the agreement of both parties, and he or she hears
both sides of the dispute. The rules of evidence differ from court
trials, and attorneys may not be representing the parties. After
hearing both sides, the arbitrator makes a decision; most often that
decision is binding upon both parties. Like mediation, arbitration is
less time-consuming and less expensive than litigation. In binding
arbitration, the parties usually have no appeal option, unless an
appeal has been included in an arbitration clause. This can
be pricey and depending on who is held responsible, the cost can be
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.