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Latest video published 9/3/2019

  • General Duty to Voluntarily DiscloseGeneral Duty to Voluntarily Disclose

    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. More information about this topic is available @ firsttuesdayjournal.com.

  • A Broker’s Use of the Fair Housing PosterA Broker’s Use of the Fair Housing Poster

    Covers: The Fair Housing Poster; Failure to follow HUD guidelines; Defense against a fair housing lawsuit.

  • Avoiding Discrimination in Marketing Real Estate for Sale or RentAvoiding Discrimination in Marketing Real Estate for Sale or Rent

    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. More information about this topic is available @ firsttuesdayjournal.com.

  • Different Treatment is DiscriminationDifferent Treatment is Discrimination

    Covers: Illustration of different lending treatment provided to a protected class of borrowers; Recovery under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act; Federal Housing Administration (FHA). More information about this topic is available @ firsttuesdayjournal.com.

  • DRE Regulation of DiscriminationDRE Regulation of Discrimination

    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

  • Discriminatory Practices in the Golden StateDiscriminatory Practices in the Golden State

    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

  • Blockbusting for ExploitationBlockbusting for Exploitation

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

  • The Federal Fair Housing Act (FFHA) and LeasingThe Federal Fair Housing Act (FFHA) and Leasing

    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.

  • Managing Trust Funds

    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

  • Analyzing a Conflict of InterestAnalyzing a Conflict of Interest

    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