Category Archives: Risk management

Where does the $$$ go?

Where does the money go? I am talking about escrow money.  Some REALTORS carry checks around for days…the reason being the contract hasn’t been signed, initialed etc.  If you receive a check, you must, within 24 hours, give the check … Continue reading

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Are you in Compliance?

As I was putting together a listing agreement for my customer I was reviewing what has to be in the listing agreement: First and foremost: you have to have an expiration date.  A listing is not for an eternity (although it seems … Continue reading

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No If…and…or but!

Our real estate world has a multitude of real estate teams.  These teams are made up 2, 3,4 and sometimes as many as 20 or more REALTORS.  They have designated Buyers agents, Sellers agents, secretarial personnel, assistants…lots of staff!  They can … Continue reading

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Condo Documents

Here we go again…our Florida real estate contracts call for the Buyer to receive: Condo Documents Current Financial Statement Rules and Regulations  Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Of the last several condos I have sold, NO association or management company … Continue reading

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Disclose? But What?

Latent defects. We need to have our Sellers disclose any latent defects: that is anything that can’t be seen by the naked eye.  However, it is best to disclose any and everything, the reason being that even if it can … Continue reading

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Who Do You Work For?

Here I go again: Even though I am moving my office, I can still find a wall, box or just the hood of my car to beat my head against! We are independent contractors…YES we are…But (and don’t you just … Continue reading

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Websites: ADA Compliant

Just returned from Washington D.C. and the NAR mid year meetings and I have learned that we may face legalities over our websites.  We may be facing alleged violations of federal Americans with Disabilities Act. The only problem is that … Continue reading

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