June 18, 2018

Law & Ethics: Feature Articles

  • 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.

  • Mon, 08/17/2015

    Forget the rumors that you have to keep silent. But that doesn’t mean your communications still can’t get you in trouble. 

  • Wed, 05/13/2015

    Timely closings will require advance planning under new compliance rules.

  • Sat, 05/02/2015

    Your clients rely on your expertise when it comes to preparing for property inspections. Here are nine key points to evaluate when compiling your list of recommended professionals.

  • Mon, 04/06/2015

    By doing a little homework and learning about this alternative to traditional mortgages, you can carve out a niche in your area.

  • Thu, 04/02/2015

    With the changes in the online listing environment, brokers and MLSs need to examine their syndication strategies.

  • Wed, 01/21/2015

    Marijuana is becoming legal in more states, which may make it tougher for landlords seeking to enforce their own bans.

  • Sun, 11/02/2014

    As the end of the year approaches, take control of finances to avoid unpleasant IRS surprises.