Selling a house requires not only getting a home into the possible shape to attract buyers, it means navigating through a myriad of forms, documents, and disclosure requirements. REALTORS® serve as trusted advisors through the listing and marketing stage through the negotiating and closing process. They offer knowledge about comparable properties in the area and provide informed advice about needed improvements and staging that generates interest from consumers and maximizes sale price.
Window to the Law is a monthly video series focusing on a legal topics applicable to risk management and compliance for real estate professionals. Start with these five videos that cover some fundamentals when you’re just starting out.
The Code requires you to protect and promote your client’s interests. State law or regulations will likely also spell out duties you owe to your client.
The coronavirus without a doubt led home buyers and sellers to reassess their housing situations and even reconsider home sizes and destinations.
For most home buyers, the purchase of real estate is one of the largest financial transactions they will make.
REALTORS® advertise their services every day, and in a variety of different mediums. Read NAR's advice to make sure your advertising does not violate the Fair Housing Act.
Multiple offer scenarios can be stressful for sellers, buyers and their brokers. By following a few fundamental principles, real estate professionals can help their clients navigate multiple offers, alleviate misunderstandings and reduce the risk of discrimination.