May 20, 2018

Law & Ethics: Law Articles

  • Sun, 08/01/2010

    To protect you and your clients, educate yourself about mortgage fraud and be on guard for any warning signs in a transaction. You can start by reviewing these five scams.

  • Sun, 08/01/2010

    It’s possible to excel in the social media sphere while also preserving your reputation and good will within your community.

  • Sat, 05/01/2010

    To help resolve confusion over fees and compensation, NAR asked the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which enforces RESPA, for a clarification on the intent of Section 8(b).

  • Thu, 04/01/2010

    You can't run your business without collecting personal and financial information about your clients. Yet, if sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to fraud and identity theft.

  • Thu, 04/01/2010

    As frustrating as the short sales process can be, there's no excuse for taking ethical short cuts to get transactions closed.

  • Thu, 04/01/2010

    Are you liable if someone falls and gets hurt outside your real estate office?

  • Thu, 04/01/2010

    You have a great listing that you can’t wait to publicize, so you do what so many people do these days: You send a tweet to your followers on Twitter, post an update on Facebook, and maybe even write about it on your blog. But social media isn’t without legal and ethical pitfalls.

  • Mon, 03/01/2010

    Practitioners handling short sales face substantial risks if sellers conceal their financial instability.

  • Fri, 01/01/2010

    Distressed sales hurt communities; they don't have to hurt you.

  • Thu, 10/01/2009

    Understand the complexities of the deal before jumping in.