Window to the Law is a monthly video series focusing on a legal topic of interest. Not just for legal professionals, Window to the Law covers topics applicable to legal compliance for real estate professionals, brokerages, and REALTOR® associations.
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You probably already have a will or trust that distributes your real property and personal possessions when you die. But what about your digital assets? In this video, learn about a law that helps ensure someone has access to your social media, website, and other online accounts after you pass away.
Flood-related disclosures can generate a deluge of legal and ethical questions. What needs to be disclosed? How should you advise your sellers? What should you tell buyers about flood risk and flood insurance? NAR Associate Counsel Deanne Rymarowicz answers these questions and more in this month’s Window to the Law video.
Website accessibility under the ADA is a hot topic for all service-based businesses. Learn what steps you can take now to protect your brokerage from an ADA website accessibility lawsuit as NAR Associate Counsel Katie Garrity discusses a recent appellate court decision.
Watch this month’s Window to the Law video to learn about recent industry lawsuits and best practices for worker classification.
Learn how to ensure your phone call marketing plans comply the TCPA’s do-not-call registry restrictions.
Learn more about the real estate wholesaling business model and some of the potential legal pitfalls related to this practice.
NAR Associate Counsel Charlie Lee discusses options for how to handle a negative or fake consumer review.
Learn about new laws that are being enacted or considered by legislatures across the country, which will allow for individuals to have their transaction documents electronically notarized via an online platform.
Chloe Hecht discusses how to handle a request from an employee to bring a service animal into the office.
This month, Lesley Muchow discusses FinCEN’s recent extension of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) through May 19, 2019, and how FinCEN’s most recent efforts to curb money laundering in residential real estate transactions not only expanded the geographic coverage of the orders, but also extended the GTO’s reach beyond just high-end real estate.