Video Update - Legal Hotline Lawyer on Fair Housing-Service/Comfort Animals
Can a condo unit or homeowner association enforce a no-pets policy when it comes to service or comfort animals? Test your knowledge of the Fair Housing Laws and Washington state requirements on this topic. Check out the Washington REALTORS® Legal Hotline Lawyer Annie Fitzsimmons in this short video on the Fair Housing Act and how it applies to property management and condo associations. Annie discusses the "no pets policy" versus the framework of the Fair Housing Act in regards to service/comfort animals. Watch the YouTube Video 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. Don't forget to check out the mobile event guide! 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.