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Laura and Santiago discuss potential risks REALTORS® face when using safety apps.
Podcast - July 26, 2022 featured
Failure to Disclose Brokerage Relationship This case examines a scenario where the buyer’s agent did not engage in obtaining a written Buyer Brokerage Agreement. It is imperative…
Article - July 20, 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
Disclosure of Interest This case examines a scenario where the agent fails to take necessary steps when renting out a property that she owns. It is important to…
Article - June 3, 2022 - VAR Legal Team
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