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Complying with the Property Management Agreement In this case study, a property manager is found to have failed to perform in accordance with the terms of the property…
Article - April 20, 2022 - VAR Legal Team featured
Felony Conviction and Failure to Report Disciplinary Action This case examines how serious the Real Estate Board takes felony convictions and the failure to report disciplinary action to…
Article - April 4, 2022 - VAR Legal Team featured
Working with clients who speak English as a second language (ESL).
Video - September 17, 2021 featured
Video - May 24, 2021 featured
This case examines a scenario where the agent fails to provide appropriate disclosure and obtain appropriate written consent of all clients to the transaction at the earliest practical…
Article - May 12, 2022 - Robin Spensieri
Cate and Jessica discuss the newest from the Department of Justice on website accessibility. Links mentioned in this episode: virginiarealtors.org/law-ethics/leg…ource-library/ beta.ada.gov/web-guidance/ www.section508.gov www.w3.org
Podcast - May 3, 2022
Cate and Jessica discuss keeping Professional Standards cases confidential.
Podcast - April 26, 2022
Complying with the Lease In this case study, a property manager is found to have engaged in improper, fraudulent, or dishonest conduct when she modified the terms of…
Article - March 15, 2022 - VAR Legal Team
Laura Farley discusses with Dan Kern from Virginia Housing about the top misconceptions regarding Virginia Housing Financing.
Podcast - February 22, 2022