April 25, 2018

Law & Ethics: Feature Articles

  • Wed, 07/13/2016

    Staying out of legal trouble means knowing what you need to say—and when to say nothing at all.


  • Wed, 07/13/2016

    Poorly executed updates can trip up a home sale and pose safety concerns. Know what to look for at your next listing appointment. 

  • Wed, 07/13/2016

    Protect yourself and polish your reputation by knowing how to present information—and when refer a client to someone else for assistance.

  • Tue, 06/21/2016

    Just as real estate professionals are struggling to understand what defines advances in efficiency and smart-home technology, appraisers are also working to help define and quantify what this trend means for home sales now and in the near future.

  • Wed, 05/11/2016

    Property marketing is only one of the ways UAVs will bolster real estate.

  • Wed, 05/11/2016

    Unpermitted work on a home can stall sales years later. Here’s what your sellers should understand.

  • Wed, 03/16/2016

    Nearly 50 years since the federal ban on housing discrimination, upholding the law’s spirit remains a challenge. Here’s how to be a fair housing leader.

  • Mon, 03/14/2016

    Real estate professionals have to keep fair housing practices in mind at all times, but what responsibilities face an appraiser when it comes to these important issues? Learn how choices about particular language or supporting evidence can cause trouble.

  • Mon, 03/07/2016

    The Code of Ethics addresses how you should behave online. Here are a few provisions to keep in mind.

  • Fri, 12/18/2015

    You know how Dodd-Frank changed real estate, but what about the valuation industry? Learn about common misconceptions regarding how appraisals have changed since the financial crisis.