Video Update - Fact or Fiction, Legal Hotline Style
Check out this "Fact or Fiction" real estate video where Washington REALTORS Legal Hotline Lawyer Annie Fitzsimmons talks about some important real estate related topics. Learn more about new construction warranties, the Seller's Disclosure Act and how that applies to bank owned properties, and find out if what you think you know is really fact or fiction! Watch the YouTube Video here!
Washington Open House Weekend
REALTORS all over the state are preparing to take part in one of the biggest 2-day housing events. What better way to showcase a new listing and impress those homeowners than by participating in the Washington Open House weekend April 12-13, 2014! Dates may vary by region. Check with your local association for dates in your area! For resources or more information, click here!
Spring Business Conference 2014
Mark your calendars for the 2014 Washington REALTORS Spring Business Conference - April 23-25, 2014. This year, the Spring Business Conference will take place at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum. For more information, click here!
Consumer Protection Initiative Program
You must be a current member of the National Association of REALTORS® to identify yourself as a REALTOR®, use the REALTOR® logo or claim to hold REALTOR® designations. Real Estate Licensees who represent themselves as REALTORS® and are not current members are in violation of copyright law and Washington State Law. In January 2014 the Washington Association of REALTORS® launched a public information campaign in the Homes and Land Magazine to make potential home buyers aware of the REALTOR® trademark and the procedure to follow if a Broker is misrepresenting themselves. If you are a current member, you may download the advertisement and posters and use them as you wish.
Latest Revisions to the Agency Law Pamphlet - Effective July 28, 2013
July 28, 2013 was the effective date for revisions in Agency Law. The Law of Agency Pamphlet has been revised as well. As of July 28, 2013 brokers should only provide the revised pamphlet to buyers and sellers.