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.
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.
Charlie Lee discusses best practices for working with appraisers and the kind of communications that real estate professionals can have with appraisers.
Learn best practices for helping your clients avoid becoming victims of wire fraud, including a re-enactment of the hackers who perpetrate wire fraud.
Charlie Lee discusses tips to consider when crafting a social media policy for your brokerage.
Learn the issues when an individual makes a request for an accommodation for an assistance animal.
Learn about copyright best practices for listing photographs, obtaining the necessary rights, and understanding the rights granted to third parties.