Agents / Brokers

Agent Disclosures and “Reasonable Diligence” – Lawsuit that Started it All

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Editor’s Note: Ever wonder about the legal precedents that underlie modern day disclosure and due diligence practices of real estate agents/brokers?  Read on to learn more about a landmark litigation case that changed the agent/broker liability landscape.   Agent Disclosures and “Reasonable Diligence” – Lawsuit that Started it All by Isaac Peck, Editor If you’ve… Read More

AVMs to Finally Replace Appraisers?

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>> RE Agent/Broker Professional Liability- E&O Insurance >> Real Estate Agent and Broker News     Editor’s Note: This story is from the latest print edition of Working RE. Don’t miss the next issue! (Am I a Working RE Subscriber?) AVMs to Finally Replace Appraisers? By Isaac Peck, Editor Since the 1990s, there have been those… Read More

Three Dangerous Ways to Choose Comps

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>> See Past News Editions >> Click to Print >> RE Agent / Broker E&O Insurance >> Am I a Working RE Subscriber? Three Dangerous Ways to Choose Comps by Ryan Lundquist It’s easy for an appraiser to get into value trouble when choosing comps and today I want to highlight three ways to do that.… Read More

Appraisers Win Customary and Reasonable Fees in Louisiana

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Many agents and brokers argue that lack of appraiser geographic competency can cause otherwise good real estate deals to fall through. To address this problem in Louisiana, Realtors and appraisers have worked together to pass legislation requiring AMCs and lenders to pay a Customary and Reasonable fee to appraisers. These new regulations are expected to… Read More