Tag: fiduciary duty

DRE Hot Seat: When mortgage originations go off the rails, repeatedly

This article is part of an ongoing series covering violations of real estate law. Here, the Department of Real Estate (DRE) revoked the real estate license of a broker who failed to disclose broker compensation received on mortgage origination forms, while also misrepresenting themselves as a lender and not as the buyer’s agent.

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An interview with Real Estate Commissioner Wayne Bell

first tuesday recently had the opportunity to interview Wayne Bell, California’s new Real Estate Commissioner about his appointment and the future of the Department of Real Estate (DRE). We also posed several reader questions, chosen from the tremendous number of inquiries sent to us. Thanks for participating! If you enjoyed this feature, please let us know in the comments.

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