Law & Ethics

Real estate laws, court cases, and rules that may affect your commercial or residential real estate business

How Agent Deaths Spawned REALTOR® Action

Tragedy can turn into opportunity to influence safer work practices. Here’s how REALTORS® responded to four high-profile agent slayings.

Be Clear on Co-signing Perils

If it looks like a jointly held mortgage will be the answer to getting the transaction done, don’t sugarcoat the facts.

Are You Ready for Tax Season?

Real estate pros will find a lot to like in the new tax law, but need to stay on top of the changes.

Spying Sellers May Compromise Negotiations

With more hidden cameras inside homes, real estate professionals need to consider how recordings of their clients could affect the sale.

Managing Risk

You wouldn't jump without a parachute. So make sure you're prepared by reading our latest risk management piece.