Avoid Legal and Ethical Pitfalls

Maintaining a solid reputation contributes to your business success. Here are key steps to help you stay on the right side of the law and the Code of Ethics.


May – June


by Richard Westlund

Key Takeaways:

  • If a legal issue arises during a transaction, agents should talk to their broker, call an association’s legal hotline, or refer the client to a lawyer.
  • Keep records of your advice to clients using emails, texts, and other notes.
  • Handle multiple offer situations carefully to avoid accusations of negligence or preferential treatment that may violate fair housing laws.