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Suing a Real Estate Broker in Florida | Law Offices of Aaron Resnick, P.A.


Legal Action Against Real Estate Brokers for Misleading Buyers or Sellers in Florida

In the fast-paced real estate market of Florida, the trust placed in a real estate broker is substantial. Buyers and sellers rely on brokers to provide accurate, honest information. However, when a broker misleads a client—whether a buyer or a seller—the consequences can be financially and emotionally devastating. The Law Offices of Aaron Resnick, P.A. specialize in representing clients who have been misled by real estate brokers, ensuring they receive the justice and compensation they deserve.

Broker Duties and Client Expectations

Real estate brokers in Florida are held to high ethical and professional standards. They are expected to:

Provide accurate information about property conditions, prices, and market trends.

Disclose any material facts that could affect decisions related to a transaction.

Act in the best interest of their clients, avoiding any actions that could be considered misleading or deceitful.

Common Ways Brokers Mislead Clients

Brokers can mislead buyers or sellers in several ways, including:

Falsifying Property Details: Misrepresenting the condition, size, or legal status of a property.

Hiding Defects: Failing to disclose known defects or issues with the property that could affect its value or livability.

Financial Deceptions: Providing misleading information about property values or potential investment returns.

Legal Grounds for Suing a Misleading Broker

When a broker's misconduct leads to financial loss or other damages, the affected party has the right to seek legal redress. Grounds for suing may include:

Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Brokers owe a fiduciary duty to act in the best interest of their clients. Misleading a client breaches this duty.

Fraud: Intentionally providing false information or deceiving clients about significant aspects of a transaction.

Negligence: Failing to perform due diligence, leading to misinformation or oversight that harms the client.

Steps to Take Legal Action:

Consult with an Attorney: Contact a knowledgeable real estate attorney who can assess the merits of your case and advise on the best course of action.

Document the Misconduct: Collect all relevant documents, communications, and evidence that demonstrate how the broker misled you.

File a Legal Complaint: Your attorney will prepare and file a complaint in the appropriate court, outlining the details of the case and the compensation sought.

Pursue Settlement or Trial: Many real estate disputes are settled out of court. If a settlement is not possible, the case will proceed to trial where a judge or jury will determine the outcome.

Potential Compensations

Victims of misleading real estate brokers may be entitled to various forms of compensation, including:

Monetary Damages: For financial losses incurred due to the broker's actions.

Rescission of Sale: The transaction may be reversed, returning all parties to their original positions.

Punitive Damages: In cases of egregious misconduct, additional damages may be awarded to punish the broker and deter similar future behavior.

Why Choose the Law Offices of Aaron Resnick, P.A.?

Our firm brings depth of experience and a dedicated approach to handling cases involving misleading real estate brokers. We understand the intricacies of Florida real estate law and are committed to advocating vigorously on behalf of our clients.


If you have been misled by a real estate broker in Florida, it is crucial to seek legal help promptly. The Law Offices of Aaron Resnick, P.A. are here to guide you through the legal process, from assessing your case to representing you in court if necessary.

Contact Us

To learn more about your legal options or to discuss your case, contact the Law Offices of Aaron Resnick, P.A. today. Let us help you secure the compensation and justice you deserve.

Areas we Serve in Florida

We serve clients throughout Florida including those in the following localities: Miami-Dade County including Aventura, Miami, Coral Gables, Doral, Hialeah, Homestead, Kendall, Key Biscayne, Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, North Miami, Tamiami, Westchester, and North Miami Beach; Broward County including Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Cooper City, Coral Springs, Hallandale Beach, Oakland Park, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, and Weston; and Palm Beach County including West Palm Beach