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Tag: Legal Faq

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What can you do if a disabled renter asks to make changes before moving in?

03/26/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A landlord must permit reasonable accommodations to his property.

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How to properly use Paragraphs 4A and 4B in the Residential Lease

03/25/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

An explanation of how to use these two sections of a commonly used contract.

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Is it OK to collect fees from the buyer and the seller?

03/19/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Disclosure is key if you expect to receive fees from multiple parties.

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Can a buyer’s broker write her own compensation in the contract?

03/17/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A cooperating broker wants an amount other than what's offered in the MLS.

Categories: Legal

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Are you allowed to advertise a moving company on your website?

03/14/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Ads for service providers may require certain disclosures.

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Why you should take down sold listings ASAP

03/10/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Leaving outdated information on your website may be considered misleading.

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The least you can do for your clients

03/05/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

You have legal requirements to fulfill when you agree to represent someone.

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Which broker gets the commission?

02/26/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

This TAR form can clarify who the homeowner pays when his house sells.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Does a landlord have to rekey the locks for his own home?

02/10/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

There is a time limit for rental property locks to be changed.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

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What’s the best way for your client to withdraw an offer?

02/05/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Timely communication can make a difference if a client changes his mind.

Categories: Legal