Did You Know?
The Dos and Don'ts
NAR has launched a REALTOR® Awareness Campaign to help educate REALTORS® about RESPA requirements. This campaign is in response to HUD stepping up its RESPA enforcement. A new summary of RESPA Dos and Don'ts has been posted on REALTOR.org. Click here to visit REALTOR.org.
"No Agency" Clause
The sample compensation contract with a "no agency" clause can be found by logging into the members only site (click here to go to members only site) and going to the legal section of documents.
Oregon Association of REALTORS® provides risk management education, business tools and services to reduce risk, increase profitability and keep members abreast of current issues affecting the real estate industry. The Association also works on the members' behalf with ethics education and Code enforcement to maintain and enhance REALTOR® professionalism.
Risk management courses are provided through classroom delivery, via teleconference and self study on a variety of subjects.
In addition, Oregon REALTORS® offers the NAR-certified course, "At Home With Diversity". To schedule this training at your office, please contact Jenny Pakula at (503) 362-3645 or (800) 252-9115.
The Oregon Property Buyer Advisory the REALTOR® and buyer responsibilities during a sales transaction, helping members to reduce their legal exposure. Support documents, such as a powerpoint presentation and an engagement letter can be viewed by logging into the members only site. Click here to view the Oregon Real Estate Agency Disclosure pamphlet.
The Legal Hotline offers subscribers direct access to an attorney who can provide information on real estate issues including disclosure, license law, contracts, and offers.
The Legal Action Fund helps members and member boards/associations defray legal costs in cases of interest to the Oregon real estate community.