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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Learn about the possible legal risks when you use social media to communicate about your real estate business.
Learn about the issues that arise when a firm’s managing broker becomes incapacitated, as well as succession planning tips for your firm.
Learn about the new requirement that all copyright agents must be digitally registered with the U.S. Copyright Office by the end of 2017.
Learn how to address the issues that solar panel financing can cause so that your transactions proceed smoothly.
Learn more about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent consent orders with two real estate brokerage firms for RESPA violations arising from their interactions with a mortgage lender, plus tips on how to avoid similar actions against your brokerage.
Learn how to protect your clients and your firm from the latest scheme that cybercriminals are using to target real estate transactions.
Learn the legal issues that a real estate professional may encounter as marijuana becomes legal for medical and recreational use in much of the U.S.
Learn how to avoid violating the federal Fair Housing Act when considering a tenant’s criminal history or an individual’s limited English proficiency.
Learn how NAR was able to have a patent owner agree to not assert its patent against the entire real estate industry, including brokers and MLSs.
Learn how to better manage your firm’s business records by creating a record retention program.