Wednesday
April 25, 2018

Law & Ethics: Feature Articles

  • Thu, 03/01/2007

    Emily Doskow, a part time small claims court judge and a legal editor at Nolo (www.nolo.com), shares these tips for making your day in court a happy one.

  • Thu, 03/01/2007

    Want to put your foot in it and end up with a big legal bill? Here’s how.

  • Thu, 03/01/2007

    In a free market, anything can happen. But if something seems too good to be true, it may be fraud. Not recognizing the signs of fraud can kill a sale and embroil you and your client in legal action if a fraudulent sale closes.

  • Thu, 03/01/2007

    The possibility of environmental problems or other stigmas relating to a property can stop a transaction cold. Try these strategies to reduce the threat of liabilities from stigmas.

  • Thu, 03/01/2007

    Customers look to you for expert advice, but play it smart and give advice that doesn’t create liabilities for you.

  • Thu, 03/01/2007

    U.S. citizens lost $680 million to identity theft scams in 2005, according to the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel database. Here's a list of some of the more common scams.

  • Wed, 03/01/2006

    Help your buyer clients understand the biggest problems that might arise in a pre-sale inspection.

  • Wed, 03/01/2006

    Diane Kennedy offers these tips on reducing your tax obligations.

  • Wed, 03/01/2006

    In its white paper, The Detection, Investigation, and Deterrence of Mortgage Loan Fraud Involving Third Parties, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council of Arlington, Va., suggests these red flags as indicators that fraud may be taking place.

  • Wed, 03/01/2006

    Although the real estate business is extremely competitive, practicing niceties not only improves your professionalism, it also elevates the industry. Practice these common courtesies.