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CONTRACTS TOPIC ? OF REALTY TALK Attorney Whiteford Tells Fo rum at Y. M. C. A. Essen tials on Agreements. i • ■ ! Holding that a real estate broker oc cupies a position requiring fidelity and flrust, Roger J. Whiteford, attorney, pointed out some specific illustrations Jsn detailing before the Real Estate jForum at the Y. M. C. A. this week the Importance of real estate contracts. 1; Dealing with the subject of general contracts ordinarily used and required real estate practice Mr. Whiteford ’-emphasized the essentials of the pur- Shase and sale contract. Mr. White ard said "a realization of the fact that )» real estate sale and purchase contract reality is a "three in one” contract, aiamely a contract between the pur chaser and the seller, the seller and the broker, and a recognized contract in a limited degree between the broker and Che purchaser. Expression of Fundamentals. J . "For this reason it is esDecially im * ror li 115 rensuii copctiauj mi jortant that such a contract express clearly and fully the fundamentals of agreement between all the parties. As such a contract forms the legal basis for Jhe transaction and its enforcement and la not affected by verbal statements, it Is absolutely necessary that it be con structed with great care,” he said. *. "Another fact which further indi iiates that unusual care should be used Jh preparing real estate sales contracts it the protection to which the layman fe entitled in respect to his real estate dealings. This is especially true when is realized that to the average person file purchase of a home is the largest j mingle business engagement undertaken ! perhaps in a lifetime. Frequently, too, Jfhe savings of a lifetime are involved, fn addition the purchase of a home mffects the general welfare of the family jnd its future comfort and security." » Mr. Whiteford said: "Different types •f properties require different types of provisions in sales contracts. Agree ments to purchase an apartment house. Mice building or business property all tjfequire unusual and special provisions dically different from those required the purchase of a single residential t or a dwelling. However, certain fundamentals might be considered ap plicable to real estate sales contracts In General. For instance, complete names ’pf parties, correct description of the •ropertv involved, sale price and the manner in which it is to be paid, refer ence to condition of title, time of settle- Sient, and adjustment of taxes are some of the provisions that should be in cluded generally in all contracts of pur chase and sale of real estate.” Position is Confidential. I* In conclusion Mr. Whiteford said: ♦The real estate broker holds a confi dential position requiring strict integ rity and while the broker engaged by Jgn owner to sell a property Is the own er's legal agent and must serve him well «nd faithfully, he cannot resort to mis representation or make any statement Mggt is false or that he does not know wE-be true.” . „ , At the next meeting of the forum tha subject of mortgages and financing of real estate will be discussed by John A. Petty, executive secretary of the Wash ington Real Estate Board, who is serv ing as chairman of the forum. MEDICAL BUILDING CO. ACOUIRES MORE LAND The Columbia Medical Building Co., Inc., has purchased three parcels of land immediately to the north of the new Columbia Medical Building, on Nineteenth street above I street, it is announced by John F. Maurey, realtor, who handled the transaction. The total consideration was reported to be approximately SBO,OOO. The prop erties at 913, 915 and 917 Nineteenth street were purchased from Mary A. Miller, Mary A. Mangan and Blanche Huck, respectively. 1 —“WftITF” A. DUNIGAN QUALITY BUILT HOMES”= 4 REASONS Why They Are Selling Fast 1. The advanced floor plan and superior construction. 2. The unusually large lots. ' 3. The location — the highest point in the city. 4. The price. || I made a Radical Change in this new group. The advanced sales proved its practicability. After carefully weighing the suggestions of our own buyers and prospective buyers, I planned this new house. There are no Small Rooms. The Old “Bugbear” about the Small Hall Room has been eliminated in this house. It becomes a Real Room. Whether you are a prospective buyer or not, do not fail to inspect llie Exhibit Home— _ 4220 37th Street N.W. In this beautiful subdivision of North Cleveland Park , these four bedroom and two-bath homes at their price are the last word in value. TO REACH— Drive out Connecticut Ate. to Van Ness St* west to 37th St., one block north to houses, or out Wisconsin Ave. to Van Ness St., east to 37th St., one block north to houses. ' Open and Lighted Daily and Sunday Until 9 P.M. Walter A. Dunigan ji I 925 15th St. Owner and Builder Phone Nat. 9530 All —*————il T - - . TCEAT TOTATB NEW HOME PURCHASED BY A. R. LOFSTRAND * <<*i Residence at 3834 Harrison street, which has been acquired as the new residence of Mr. Lofstrand. It was purchased through the agency of Shannon & Luehs, Inc. Girl to Wed Poster Hero. As Miss Gladys Hewett walked past a billboard In London every morning on her way to work, the poster of a strong, silent man with curly hair smiled at her in a most engaging manner. Cupid THIS COZY HOME Is the Last New Dwelling to be Completed This Year in the Beautiful Development of North Woodside, Md. •p. — ———— 941^Glenridge'^Ave^ An opportunity to obtain this artistic home of per manent Brick and Stucco construction at a price to insure immediate sale. $8,950 With Convenient Terms Five large rooms, sleeping porch and attic with modern bath, hardwood floors throughout, hot-water heat and built-in garage. Open for Inspection Daily and Sunday Motor out 16th St., turning into Alaska Ave. to the District Line at Georgia Ave., north under the viaduct a short IVI miles to the Stone Entrance to North Woodside on the left. During construction of the Extension from 16th St. through North Woodside detour 1 block north as entrance to reach 9410 Glenridge Ave. WOODSIDE CONSTRUCTION CO. Phone Silver Spring 109 _ • . v wtnr w m mMWSfI ft % 1 " ~ - - - - --' P THE EVENING STAR, D. C., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1923. mixed in, and finally the girl wrote the firm who put out the poster, inclosing a letter and her photograph for her ideal man. The firm forwarded the let ter to the poster artist, who in turn sent it to his brother in the merchants' serv ice. who had been the model. As a re sult. Miss Hewett will soon give up stc nography to become the bride of the man of her poster dreams. Warm Apartments AH Winter jin braotiftd |^iiqgM.faraens and most generous terms ever before pro* II payments of $47.25, including NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE. Ral«Am-Wnnl taxes ’ interest > insurance, heat. at Em«rson St. N.W. Dctl&aiu ttuui electric refrigeration and all , T t t a* Furnished by operating costs. w Now Open for Inspection . Barber & RossJ Inc. . i OUT between beautiful Rock Creek Park and Along with' many other advantages that owners of Soldiers’ Home Park—in the most popular resi- apartments in beautiful Hampshire Gardens will have dence section of Washington—is being built a commu- is comfortable rooms all through the Winter. For every nity of unusual co-operative apartment homes. building in this delightful new development is insulated with Balsam-Wool. Protected from the cold winds of These homes, available only to carefully selected fami- the Wintertime by a blanket of fluffy wood fibre that lies, are without parallel anywhere in excellence of tucks into every nook and cranny and stops heat before living accommodations, architectural beauty, charming it can escape, environment, general desirability and economy of oper ation. Yet they can be secured at prices and terms that Realizing the necessity for the best cold protection are actually less than those recommended by President available Balsam-Wool has been specified throughout Hoover for a proposed philanthropic development. the entire development. It is but typical of the superior planning and construction in Hampshire Gardens. Balsam-Wool is a Weyerhaeuser product made bv the Wood Conversion Company at Cloquet, diL n iers SOta ’ and di,tributed throu<h * ,umber Learn more about this remarkable development at | jftjM# ment Toid°b v Barber T s ßo7 s ( /“c den * Deve,op * once. Find out about the low cost and convenient iM, #rw blanket terms. Write, telephone or call today. jj *B\\ .%7 r T?L;t™t dproof Hampshire Gardens Development !j VERMIN PROOF - LIGHTWEIGHT . PERMANENT CORPORATION TO l ssl> * CT Tait EDMUND J. FLYNN, Director of Sales f n 5.1,9 Oflc. New n.mp.hlr, Avfnue 1 ■ ■■■iH.ii.a. ■■■■ i ■ ■■ "" ' ■■ ■ AIRPORT SURVEY BY REALTORS URGED Davison Advises Check of Requirements in Establish ment of Fields. Realtors should survey airport re quirements of their communities and co-operate In the establishment of landing fields, F. Trubee Davison, As sistant Secretary of War, advised members of the New York State As sociation of Real Estate Boards, when he spoke before their annual conven tion In session recently at Syracuse. "What the realtor has done for the homes, Industry and commerce of his community he can do to a large extent for aviation and the business that will result from air commerce,” Mr. Da vison said. "When we think of avia tion we are inclined to vLsualize a plane In flight. But in order to be of use a plane must have proper land ing facilities. That is fundamental. "And that Is where the real estate phase of aviation begins to come into focus, and also where you, as land experts Interested In sound com munlty development, enter the picture. In selecting sites there are several things to be considered. Important among these Is the location of the field. It should be on a main traffic line as close to the community It serves as practicable. Time Is the main ar ticle that aviation has for sale, and time Is a highly perishable commodity. The acquisition of land for future ex pansion Is another matter to consider. As years pass by each airport will be come the center of Its own business community, but unless your landing field Is protected against obstructions the very presence of that community might become a handicap to flying operations.” Mr. Davison described the first real estate transaction on record In this country In connection with aviation. It was consummated In 1901, when the Wright brothers leased a 600-acre tract from the natives of Kitty Hawk, N. C., In order that they might con duct their gliding experiments without Interference. Children Kush a School. Nearly 150 pupils of the Newmalns district of Lanarkshire, Scotland, who had been locked out of school, made a wild rush recently, forced their way into the building and stopped the classes. They then took possession of the audi torium and permitted the classes to re assemble. The children had been barred from the school during .a dispute be tween school authorities and parents following their transference to another school. Parents finally took the strikers home. KEAE ESTXTK.' Dolls Wait on Radio Show. More than 15.000 dolls In England, scheduled to make Christmas trips, waited, legless, for the end of the radio exhibition at Olympia. When the Lon don County council demanded that saw Marietta Park See These New Semi-detached Homos at Fifth' and Oneida Place N.W. You will like these attractive homes of artistic design and solid brick construction. They stand on large lot 27 feet wide with tarraeed lawns and have many desirable features. Six large, cheerful rooms and modem tiled bath with shower, covered front porch and screened breakfast and sleeping porches, Prigidalre and built-in garage, besides numerous other features. Dries sat Ossrsis Are. er gtetMßth threat te Lonrfellew Street. Bast t. Fifth Street, Nerth te ear Kerr Homer. Open and Lighted Until 9 PJM» FLOYD E. DAVIS CO. Realtors 733 12th Street N.W. Natl. 0352-0353 dust be used in sound-insulating walls of the exhibition hall where loud speak ers were used, the only sawdust avail able was that destined for the dolls. One thousand sacks of It were taken, with the agreement that it be returned in time for the dolls to be made pre sentabie to Santa.