Friday
August 18, 2017

Law & Ethics: Law Articles

  • Wed, 04/01/2009

    When buyers ask you to recommend neighborhoods, be careful how you respond. It’s possible to inadvertently violate the Fair Housing Act by steering a customer to or from certain areas.

  • Wed, 04/01/2009

    Although there are no national guidelines about what sellers and their real estate professionals must disclose, here are a few simple rules that can help you avoid legal trouble.

  • Wed, 04/01/2009

    Sales associates are increasingly leveraging their expertise in preparing broker price opinions into a lucrative sideline by selling the service to third parties like lenders and attorneys.

  • Wed, 04/01/2009

    The federal government late last year finalized sweeping reforms to settlement rules for residential transactions.

  • Wed, 04/01/2009

    In many areas, short sales are the biggest game in town. But you don't want to jump into this niche willy-nilly.

  • Sun, 03/01/2009

    Your clients may have legal recourse if their newly constructed home is faulty.

  • Sun, 02/01/2009

    Learn how to improve consumers' credit by spotting damaging errors on a credit report.

  • Sun, 02/01/2009

    HUD takes a pragmatic approach to its final changes.

  • Sun, 02/01/2009

    Have questions about the RESPA changes and how they affect your deals? Here's where to go for answers.

  • Thu, 01/01/2009

    For a better rate and terms, buyers should take these five steps before they fill out a mortgage application.