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May 25, 2018

Law & Ethics: Feature Articles

  • Mon, 03/01/2004

    If your home office meets Internal Revenue Service criteria, you can take a tax deduction for operating costs associated with it. To calculate the deduction, you’ll need the following information

  • Mon, 03/01/2004

    A growing number of federal and state laws make it imperative that you adhere to a disclosed policy on how you gather customer information and what you do with it. Here are some policy building blocks.

  • Thu, 01/01/2004

    A failure to communicate is the major reason behind lawsuits and licensing complaints, according to Spencer Stephens, attorney at law. Claims most commonly come from buyers and center around accusations of misrepresentation, failure to disclose defects and deficiencies, and failure to perform as a fiduciary.

  • Thu, 01/01/2004

    Read our summary of the new Federal Commercial E-mail Legislation regulating commercial e-mails, which went into effect on Jan. 1.

  • Mon, 09/01/2003

    Here’s what attorneys at state REALTOR® legal hotlines say they’re fielding questions on these days.

  • Sat, 03/01/2003

    An office policy manual is a road map for success. Make sure yours communicates your company’s goals and expectations by covering all these bases.

  • Sat, 03/01/2003

    Here are some hints on how to keep more of your hard-earned income at tax time.

  • Sat, 03/01/2003

    Eight items that should be accounted for in your budget.

  • Fri, 03/01/2002

    If your listing has lead-based paint or asbestos, or if you know a convicted sex offender lives next door, the operative word for making a deal is disclosure. Now you can add “prior drug-lab use” to your list of disclosures, at least if you live in North Dakota.

  • Fri, 10/01/1999

    PAG explores need for standards in buyer representation. Homebuyer expectations lead to first step in standards of care for buyer reps.