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Take 3 minutes to understand MLS commission disputes

04/23/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A cooperating broker wants a compensation amount that differs from what's in the MLS.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Who should provide the survey?

04/21/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The contract explains which party is responsible for producing or purchasing a survey.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Are inspections tied to termination-option periods?

04/18/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

An option period offers buyers a way out if the inspector finds problems.

Categories: Legal

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Can I keep my client if she wants to take her property off the market?

04/17/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out what options you have when your client makes this decision.

Categories: Legal

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What to do with an offer on an outdated form

04/16/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Old forms may not address new laws.

Categories: Legal

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What time does the option period actually end?

04/14/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A buyer has more time to terminate than you may think.

Categories: Legal

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Can you charge a pet deposit for an assistance animal?

04/07/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A disabled tenant asked for this accommodation.

Categories: Legal

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How your agent’s part-time job could put you at risk

04/04/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

What to know before sponsoring an agent who also works for a homebuilder.

Categories: Legal

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Do you need help complying with privacy rules?

03/31/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A free download that protects your office and your clients.

Categories: Legal

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Is managing friends’ property without a real estate license OK?

03/27/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The Real Estate License Act explains whether a real estate license is necessary to manage someone else’s property.

Categories: Legal