10 Situations That Can Get New Real Estate Agents Ethics Violations, Lawsuits Or Worse

 10 Situations That Can Get New Real Estate Agents Ethics Violations, Lawsuits Or Worse

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Even the most earnest real estate agents can accidentally make a false step that could end in an ethics violation, a lawsuit or even revocation of their license. That’s why it’s vital to understand ethical issues and potential legal problems — especially if you’re a brand new real estate agent.

Take a look at the following common hairy situations agents encounter and the potential consequences.

Scenario 1

A potential buyer is especially concerned about the risk of termites at a property you’re representing. She…

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