The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that limits on aggregate contributions by individuals to candidates and political parties violates the First Amendment.
NAR Legal Affairs has updated the model disclosure for use on properties that require flood insurance in light of the recent changes to the Biggert-Waters Act.
Topics: National Flood Insurance Program
Broker’s distribution of cash-back coupons to potential buyers for presentation to sellers is deemed violation of law prohibiting commission splits with non-licensees.
NAR legal staff discusses lawsuits challenging the independent contractor status of salespeople.
Topics: Independent Contractor
Administrative law judge rules that FAA lacked jurisdiction to impose the fine.
Federal court holds that buyers’ real estate salesperson breached contract with clients by failing to disclose encumbrance on purchased land.
NAR is joining a lawsuit filed by MOVE, Inc. against Zillow and new Zillow Chief Industry Development Officer Errol Samuelson.
Tennessee court holds that “no knowledge” of wrongdoing is no defense in managing broker’s failure to prevent affiliate broker’s negligence and misrepresentations.
California appellate court allows landlord access to tenant’s apartment on the weekend in order to hold an open house.
After a comprehensive national search, Katie Raynolds Johnson has been selected as the association’s newest Senior Vice President and General Counsel.