e-Signatures

Our job is to protect the consumer!

SAFE or UNSAFE?

Last week we had a Summit for the Distinguished Real Estate Instructors in St. Louis, Mo. In attendance were the most outstanding real estate educators across the county; from Florida to Canada, Maine to California and all states between. One of the topics discussed was judicial rulings and legal discussions concerning the legalities surrounding the use of e-signature programs. It appears that this is a much larger issue than I initially thought.

Since my mission is to educate, train and protect real estate agents while at the same time protecting the consumer’s best interest, I feel it necessary to make everyone aware that e-signatures are [Read more…]

Real Estate Buyers – Know What You’re Signing

“AS IS” Term Can Cost You A Fortune

Real Estate Agent Didn't Tell Me

My Realtor Didn't Tell Me

I don’t mean to scare anyone but as a real estate educator, trainer, and coach, I feel a responsibility to everyone that might buy real estate in Alabama sometime in the future that you should be told about your legal rights and obligations. If you are former students of our school you should also know your fiduciary responsibilities to disclose this information to all your clients. If you are currently a Realtor® in Alabama you need to understand the seriousness of this issue too.

Two words, “As Is” are very small words but they can impact you for life. When buying real estate in Alabama, if the words “As Is” are used in the purchase agreement (sales contract), [Read more…]