Law & Ethics

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

The House Approves Equality Act to Prevent LGBT Discrimination

Housing groups applauded the House’s vote Friday to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Contract Hand-offs

Assigning another party to take over a transaction from you before it closes can be smart. Be sure you do it right.

Yun’s Economic Outlook: Who Could Ask for More?

NAR’s chief economist offers an upbeat assessment with only a few storm clouds, including uneasiness about the U.S. trade disputes with China.

HUD to Strengthen Landlords’ Rights in Service Animal Requests

To combat predatory online certifications, housing providers can request additional verification of a tenant’s need, a department official says.

Managing Risk

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