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Lead-based paint hazards (4:42)

Covers: Conditions that cause exposure to lead contamination; Contents of the federally-mandated Lead-Based Paint Disclosure required when selling or leasing properties built prior to 1978.

Published 04/17/18

Visual inspection and method of disclosure of environmental hazards (4:10)

Covers: Use of the Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS) to disclose an environmental hazard; Seller’s agent’s agency duty owed the seller and general duty owed the buyer; Seller’s agent’s visual inspection of property; Use of the environmental hazard booklet.

 

Noxious man-made environmental hazards (3:02)

Covers: Man-made environmental hazards which exist on or near a property; Examples of environmental hazards; Environmental hazards versus natural hazards.

 

Delivery of the Transfer Disclosure Statement (2:26)

Covers: Timely delivery of the TDS before the seller accepts a purchase agreement offer; Recourse for untimely delivery; Buyer’s statutory cancellation rights on an untimely delivery.

TDS: Mandated on one-to-four residential units (2:29)

Covers: The seller and seller’s agent’s use of the mandated Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS); Disclosure of known conditions which might negatively affect the value or desirability of a property; Exempt transactions.

Gathering facts on adverse features (2:10)

Covers: Conducting a visual inspection; Assuring seller compliance with their duty to timely deliver statements to prospective buyers; Reviewing and confirming information in disclosure documents received from the seller; Advising in risk avoidance procedures; Responding to buyer inquiries.

Property is Sold “As-Disclosed,” Never “As-Is” (2:56)

Covers: How property sold “as-is” relates to California disclosure requirements; A seller’s agent’s general duty to voluntarily disclose material facts to a buyer; Improper use of an “as-is” disclaimer in lieu of making factual disclosures.

 

General Duty to Voluntarily Disclose (3:26)

Covers: : Seller’s agent’s general duty to timely disclose significant physical aspects of a property affecting market value or the buyer’s decision to purchase; Minimal quantity of property information to disclose.

Avoiding Discrimination in Marketing Real Estate for Sale or Rent  (2:03)

Covers: Examples of language which indicates a wrongful discriminatory preference; prohibited prejudicial colloquialisms.

 

Avoiding Discrimination in Marketing Real Estate for Sale or Rent  (2:03)

Covers: Examples of language which indicates a wrongful discriminatory preference; prohibited prejudicial colloquialisms.

 

DRE Regulation of Discrimination  (3:29)

Covers: CalBRE/DRE enforcement of regulations prohibiting discriminatory practices by real estate brokers and agents; Implicit discrimination; Broker duty of supervision

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Discriminatory Practices in the Golden State (2:55)

Covers: Prohibited discriminatory activity in the sale or rental of housing accommodations in California; Examples of prohibited activities; the Department of Fair Employment and Housing; Handling a dispute with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing

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Blockbusting for Exploitation (2:24)

Covers: Blockbusting and panic selling, examples; Blockbusting distinguished from steering; The Federal Fair Housing Act (FFHA)


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The Federal Fair Housing Act (FFHA) and Leasing (3:59)

Covers: The Federal Fair Housing Act (FFHA); unlawful discrimination during the solicitation and negotiation of the rental of a dwelling; Examples of selective reduction; Steering; Senior citizen housing

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Managing Trust Funds (3:28)

Covers: Items or evidence of value; Proper handling of trust funds; Agent’s acceptance of trust funds on behalf of their broker; Use of a subaccount ledger;  Commingling and conversion

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Dual Agency and Diminished Benefits (2:02)

Covers: The inability of a dual agent to obtain the best business advantage legally and ethically obtainable for either client; Dual agent versus exclusive agent; Broker difficulty overseeing and supervising dual agency negotiations


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Analyzing a Conflict of Interest (2:44)

Covers: Conflict of interest defined; Examples of pre-existing relationships which constitute a conflict of interest; Timely disclosing a conflict of interest;  Penalties for failing to disclose a conflict of interest


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The Agency Law Disclosure Part III: Agency Rules for a Seller’s and Buyer’s Listing (3:17)

Covers: The preliminary and compulsory listing event; Failure to provide an Agency Law Disclosure on a targeted transaction; Documenting a refusal to sign


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The Agency Law Disclosure Part II: Agencies Confirmed (4:07)

Covers: Use of the confirmation provision to make an agency relationship known;
Special fiduciary duties owed to a principal versus general duties owed to an opposing party; Common transaction documents an Agency Law Disclosure is attached to


The Agency Law Disclosure Part I: Legislated Order (4:07)

Covers: Two separate agency-related matters: the Agency Law Disclosure and the agency confirmation provision; Targeted transactions; Uniform jargon


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Introduction to Agency (2:04)

Covers: Participants in an agency relationship; Scope of authority to conduct real estate-related activities; How authority to act can be granted


Understanding the CalBRE (0:56)

Covers: The role and function of the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE); primary responsibilities of the Real Estate Commissioner