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Oops! The Most Common Mistakes Brokers Are Making And What To Do About It

DOL TRENDS SHOW THAT COMPLIANCE IS EASIER THAN DISCIPLINE...

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Oops! Part 2 - Trends Show DOL Compliance is Easier Than Discipline

he Washington State Department of Licensing (“DOL”) regulates real estate brokers and disciplines licensees for non-compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

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Is it Stellar Service or Extraordinary Risk?

When I represent a seller, and help negotiate seller’s response to buyer’s request for repairs, I gather bids so..

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Commission Splits and Anti-competitive Behavior

It is unlawful for two competing firms to agree on the amount of commission that will be shared with each other or with other competitors.

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Selling Real Estate Internationally, What You Need To Know

As the largest economy in the world and a country full of diversity, the United States attracts people from across the globe ...

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Legal Hotline: What Size Financing Contingency Does Your Buyer Wear?

Picking the correct financing contingency, in light of the revised Form 22A, requires similar measuring by your buyer’s lender (aka finance person) and careful shopping by your buyer, to ensure they have a “just right” fit.

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November is National Native American Heritage Month

Native Americans face many challenges to owning a home. As REALTORS® , you can help Native American home buyers...

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New Fair Housing Brochures Available

The following brochures posters and article were provided by NWFH to help you guide your clients through real estate transactions that are compliant with fair housing laws...

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Does Your Business Have A Disaster Plan?

Disasters can be impactful in many ways, they can disrupt your business, your personal life and also your clients and real estate transactions.

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Call The Tech Helpline First

Call the Tech Helpline for support with technical issues before spending time troubleshooting..

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cybercrime can be devastating to real estate professionals and their clients, and real estate wire fraud continues to be one of the most prevalent cybercrimes in the U.S.

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Mask Up! Covid Real Estate Guidance for Brokers & Firms

Effective Monday, August 23rd, Washington State will reinstate the mask requirement for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, in indoor settings.

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Just Cause Evictions – HB 1236

Summary of changes to Just Cause Evictions passed out of the 2021 Legislative Session…

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Legal Hotline Article: A Broker's Risk Reduction Toolbox

Top 10 Broker Resources for Sticky Situations

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Washington REALTORS® Statement on Kathy Lambert Political Campaign Mailer

Washington REALTORS® condemn the Lambert campaign’s mail piece, support the Seattle King County REALTORS® decision to rescind their endorsement of Lambert, and call on the Lambert campaign to return the contribution our PAC made to her campaign.

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Creating a Life You Don’t Need a Vacation From

You’re on day 4 of this well-deserved 7-day getaway and the one thing that keeps going through your mind is, “I wish I had more time.”

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all members of Washington REALTORS® are encouraged to participate.

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Just Cause Evictions – HB 1236

Summary of changes to Just Cause Evictions passed out of the 2021 Legislative Session…

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MASK UP! NEW COVID REAL ESTATE GUIDANCE FOR BROKERS AND FIRMS

Effective Monday, August 23rd, Washington State will reinstate the mask requirement for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, in indoor settings.

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WA State Re-Opens! Revised Guidance for Real Estate Brokers

June 30th, Washington State will lift the majority of restrictions imposed on businesses, including those restrictions affecting the real estate industry.

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