License Disclosure Requirements for Advertising
State of California Bureau of Real Estate chart of License Disclosure Requirements for Advertisement.
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Fictitious Business Names and Team Names
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Property Managers and the Contractor’s Licensing Law
C.A.R. has created a Q&A article reviewing the contractor’s licensing and real estate laws applicable to a property manager’s duties. Click here to read the Q&A
Small Claims Court Assistance Manual for REALTORS® and Their ClientsThe purpose of this manual is to help REALTORS® and their clients prepare for and present a case in small claims court. It is not a guarantee that you or your client will be successful in bringing or defending a case but rather a source of pertinent information that should enable the use to make a more knowledgeable and effective presentation.
Small Claims Assistance Manual
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NAR Legal Scan (login needed)
The Legal scan is a biennial research project undertaken by NAR Legal Affairs. The scan is a valuable tool not only because it tracks where real estate professionals are currently being held liable, but it also identifies emerging issues and trends helping to reveal where additional training is needed.
Department of Real Estate (DRE)
DRE Business Resources: Look for the latest real estate business resources such as, short sales, industry/license resources, state and federal agencies, California Foreclosure Consultant registry. DRE Broker Self-Evaluation: This checklist is designed to assist you in conducting a self-evaluation of your residential real estate business activities. The checklist covers the most common violations found during DRE broker office surveys. DRE Broker Compliance Manual: This Broker Compliance Evaluation Manual was prepared primarily to assist the real estate broker conducting residential sales in ascertaining his/her compliance with Department of Real Estate requirements. It contains many of the questions that you would be asked if visited by a Department of Real Estate representative. This manual was not designed to encompass all of your obligations and responsibilities under the Real Estate Law but rather as one of the tools you may use when reviewing your records and office procedures. We hope that it will assist you. checklist is designed to assist you in conducting a self-evaluation of your residential real estate business activities. The checklist covers the most common violations found during DRE broker office surveys.