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Social Media & Financial Considerations For Real Estate Professionals

Tips for real estate professionals on how to manage their social media and personal finances during the COVID pandemic.

Three Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers”

Attorneys Kathryn L. Simpson and James L. Goldsmith were named 2020 Super Lawyers. Attorney Victoria P. Edwards was also recognized as a Rising Star.

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Real Estate Transaction Forms Require Legal Consideration During the Pandemic

COVID-19 restrictions have impacted typical real transactions and the use of standard forms used to provide legal protection.

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Conflicts When Listing Realtor Brings a Buyer

There is a significant conflict when a listing agent brings a buyer, who is a friend, relative or even themselves, to the transaction. Even if the listing agent isn’t “representing” this potential buyer in the transaction.

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Using a Pre-Settlement Walkthrough Report is Recommended

To avoid real estate transaction problems, a copy of the Pre-Settlement Walkthrough Report, signed by the buyers and sellers, should be included in all settlement files.

Realtors Should Guard Against Discriminatory Practices

Realtors Should Guard Against Discriminatory Practices

A recent study revealed that housing discrimination by real estate licensees is still happening. Tips on how Realtors can recognize and eliminate illegal practices.

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Addressing Housing Discrimination With Your Real Estate Clients

Addressing housing discrimination with your real estate clients. Realtors need to uphold the principals of fair housing, when dealing with clients.

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Residential Property Claims – Seller Fails To Disclose Material Defects

As the buyer’s agent, what should you do if your buyer finds a material defect after purchasing the property. What to be aware of.

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Timely Ordering Of Real Estate Title Report Is A Requirement

The last major change to the Standard Agreement of Sale for Real Estate (ASR) added the requirement that the buyer order a title report within so many days of execution of the agreement.