About This Course
Protect yourself from lawsuits by learning how to avoid the major areas of risk as a real estate agent. Did you know that most lawsuits in real estate are a result of the purchaser's disapproval of the real estate property following the closing? This online course will help you understand why home inspections are crucial, the laws surrounding "caveat emptor," why the seller's disclosure is important, along with additional fundamental aspects of real estate risk management from the agent's point of view. Additional course highlights include: legal obligations of the real estate agent/broker when handling contracts and agreements, dealing with money and assets belonging to other people, how to steer clear of mortgage fraud and other law violations, and directives for truth in advertising.