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Buyer Sues Over Misidentified Property

October 22, 2014: 

Georgia court allows buyer’s lawsuit against the seller to proceed after she made improvements to the wrong property based on photos in the listing.

Legal Seminar Program Information

October 15, 2014: 

Information, including session slides and the notebook, for the 2014 Legal Seminar Program, October 16-17 in Chicago.

Court Resolves Team Commission Dispute

October 15, 2014: 

New York Court enforces team commission split agreement and awards plaintiff team member full commission amounts owed pursuant to its terms.

Broker Entitled to Forfeited Earnest Money

October 1, 2014: 

Maine court rules broker could retain half of the forfeited buyers' deposit, even when the broker received a subsequent commission from a sale.

Window to the Law: Core Standards

September 30, 2014: 

Cliff Niersbach, Associate General Counsel of Board Policy & Programs, discusses the resources available to associations regarding the new NAR Core Standards.

Commission Owed Despite License Law Violation

September 24, 2014: 

Former client must pay commission despite salesperson’s failure to comply with law requiring disclosure of consent order violation to Real Estate Department.

Infographic: 4 Resources from NAR Legal Affairs to Help Your Association or Brokerage Manage Risk

September 18, 2014: 

Find out how NAR Legal Affairs helps your association or brokerage avoid "risky business." 

Court Reverses Verdict Against Broker

September 17, 2014: 

Ohio’s highest court rules that jury instructions didn’t require a finding that salesperson acted within scope of her duties in acts harmful to client.

MLS Access Litigation Summary

September 5, 2014: 

Read NAR's updated litigation summary regarding non-member access to REALTOR® association multiple listing services. 

Video: Legal Pulse 2Q 2014 Highlights

September 3, 2014: 

Highlights from 2Q 2014's Legal Pulse Newsletter in the areas of Agency, RESPA, Property Condition Disclosure, and Ethics Issues.

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