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How do you tell a buyer you represent the seller?

06/19/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out the acceptable way to disclose representation.

Categories: Legal

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How do I present an offer on a FSBO property … and get my commission?

06/17/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Follow these steps to handle this type of transaction with professionalism.

Categories: Legal

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Do security-device rules apply to short-term leases?

06/11/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Whether a landlord has to re-key the exterior doors depends on the length of the lease.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Countdown to your zipForm upgrade

06/10/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

ZipForm 6 Professional users are getting a free software upgrade.

Categories: Benefits, Forms

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How much move-out notice can a landlord require?

06/09/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The Residential Lease addresses how to terminate while on a month-to-month basis.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Why a buyer may not get the fridge

06/06/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

If your client wants something to convey, make sure it's in the contract.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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A seller doesn’t want to allow property inspections or a termination option. Is that OK?

06/05/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Get advice on what to do in this complicated situation.

Categories: Legal

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Are you determining effective dates correctly?

06/04/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Refresh your knowledge about this important contract item.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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What TREC changed in the Title Policy and Survey Paragraph

05/27/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Revisions to this section apply to a number of TREC forms effective June 1.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Can I get a commission if my seller is supposed to pay another broker?

05/13/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Make sure you know the rules when a seller prospect has made termination-agreement promises to a prior broker.

Categories: Legal