Sunday
February 25, 2018

Law & Ethics: Feature Articles

  • Wed, 02/08/2012

    Dodd-Frank and FIRREA guide appraisers and help determine how they get paid.

  • Wed, 02/08/2012

    NFIP requires flood insurance in certain areas.

  • Wed, 02/08/2012

    There are a plethora of laws that affect various aspects of mortgage lending, from lender compensation to consumer privacy.

  • Wed, 02/08/2012

    These laws deal with taxes payments and deductions for both real estate professionals and home owners.

  • Wed, 02/08/2012

    The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act requires lenders to report on the loans they make.

  • Wed, 02/01/2012

    Residential real estate has become more complex over the years as a result of laws enacted to protect consumers’ welfare. Here are 23 federal laws that play a part in residential real estate. The list is not exhaustive, but it provides an idea of how much of the real estate transaction falls under federal regulation.

  • Fri, 04/01/2011

    You could end up having to pay those outstanding incidentals if you don't work out responsibility for the seller's lenders with buyers ahead of time.

  • Fri, 04/01/2011

    Under tax laws, you must have receipts or other physical proof of a purchase in order to deduct business expenses. But what if you're missing some of your payment records? Here's what to do now, and how to avoid the problem in the future.

  • Fri, 04/01/2011

    Bruce Aydt receives hundreds of questions a year from REALTORS® who are confronting various ethical dilemmas. Here are some of the most prevalent problems that he's seen in the past year.

  • Fri, 04/01/2011

    Readers share areas of legal risk.