Ethical Rules On Offer Presentations

Low inventory can exasperate the ethical rules for offer and counter-offer presentations.

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Posted on March 5, 2020 at 11:05 pm
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HUD Charges Facebook For Fair Housing Violations

On March 28, 2019, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) charged Facebook for violation of the Fair Housing Act stemming from its alleged practice of “targeting” ads based on recipient demographics.

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Posted on February 20, 2020 at 11:02 pm
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Legal Issues With Team Names

The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) has been strictly monitoring and scrutinizing the use of team names in advertisements as it aims to unify enforcement of statewide standards.

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Posted on February 6, 2020 at 10:59 pm
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Don’t Abbreviate Date and Wire Fraud Prevention in 2020

It is common practice when dating documents to simply use the last two numbers of the year, however, police departments and other public agencies have warned the abbreviation of the year 2020 could lead to fraud on legal documents.

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Posted on January 23, 2020 at 6:38 pm
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CA Prop 60/90: Transfer Of Base Year Value For Age 55 & Over

Happy 2020! As we head into another property tax season, it is important for homeowners, investors and real estate professionals to better understand CA’s Proposition 60 and 90 (Prop 60 & 90), which provide certain tax relief for qualified homeowners age 55 or over.
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Posted on January 9, 2020 at 5:40 pm
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2019 Year End Top 5 Legal Matters

Happy Holidays! It’s nearly the end of the year, here are five previously discussed Legal Matters that real estate professionals should continuously be aware heading into the New Year.

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Posted on January 9, 2020 at 5:34 pm
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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California legislature passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), making significant changes to the state’s consumer data privacy law.

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Posted on December 12, 2019 at 5:50 pm
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New and Revised CAR Forms Coming December 2019

The CAR forms are standard real estate transaction documents created by the California Association of Realtors (“CAR”).

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Posted on November 27, 2019 at 12:35 am
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New NAR Regulation on Pocket Listings

Reaffirming the longstanding and obvious procompetitive benefit of the Multiple Listing Service, the National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) board of directors voted 729-70 on Monday to pass a restriction on “pocket listings” and “private listing networks.”

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Posted on November 14, 2019 at 6:31 pm
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How to Count “Days” on a Notice to Perform

One of the many questions we receive from real estate agents is how to count “Days” in the California standard purchase contracts (CAR and PRDS).

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Posted on October 30, 2019 at 3:25 pm
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