The NAR Legal Affairs podcast series is a resource for reporting current legal issues related to real estate professionals.
In this 14-minute podcast, IREM member Barbara Holland discusses a course developed by IREM targeted at individuals who are new to property management.
Thomas B. Pahl, Assistant Director, Division of Financial Practices, Federal Trade Commission, discusses how the Mortgage Acts and Practices (MAP) rule will impact real estate professionals who provide information to consumers about mortgage products.
The Federal Trade Commission's Tom Pahl explains the rationale for the FTC's action on the Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Rule and what it means for real estate professionals. In addition, NAR's Charlie Dawson discusses the next steps following the FTC's action.
Attorney Cindy Wheeler discusses the Environmental Protection Agency's regulations regarding lead-based paint disclosures.
Freddie Mac Investigator Robert Hagberg discusses some of the recent short-sale payoff fraud schemes, such as "flopping," and the various ways—good and bad—that real estate professionals are involved.
In this eight-minute podcast, Attorney Michael Leffel offers real estate professionals advice on how to comply with the new rules and avoid allegations of RESPA violations.