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Need help with a lawsuit?

01/14/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The TAR Legal Fund assists REALTORS® and local associations involved in lawsuits that could affect private-property owners or the real estate industry.

Categories: Legal

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Are you prepared for the health insurance-requirement deadline?

01/14/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

What you need to know about the healthcare law's mandatory insurance requirement.

Categories: Legal

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Could a late earnest money check put your buyer in default?

01/10/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A buyer obligation that applies to all contracts, even back-up offers.

Categories: Legal

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Stay out of legal trouble with these tips from experts

01/09/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Don't let legal missteps land you in trouble. TAR attorneys offer advice everyone should take.

Categories: Legal

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Use these new TAR forms starting Jan. 1

12/31/2013 | Author: Editorial Staff

TAR added new forms and updated existing forms.

Categories: Forms

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Are you following the rules for selling your own home?

12/27/2013 | Author: Editorial Staff

A frequently asked legal question about an agent selling her own home.

Categories: Legal

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4 Criteria for Determining the Effective Date

12/15/2013 | Author: TAR Editorial Staff

How do you figure out the effective date of a contract?

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Did FHA loan limits increase or decrease in your county?

12/12/2013 | Author: Editorial Staff

Effective Jan. 1, 2014, HUD changed its single-family loan limits.

Categories: Legal

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How to Handle the Security Deposit for a Property You’re No Longer Managing

12/01/2013 | Author: TAR Editorial Staff

Things to consider when a management agreement ends.

Categories: Legal

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Can a Buyer Back Out of a Transaction After a Seller Starts Making Repairs?

11/14/2013 | Author: TAR Editorial Staff

How sellers should handle the timing of agreed-upon repairs.

Categories: Legal