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DISCLOSURE CHARTS

 

CATEGORY

TITLE

DATE

Contracts and Forms

2014 RPA Major Relocations

11/05/2014 

New Laws

2015 New Laws

10/02/2014

New Laws

2016 New Laws 

10/19/2015

New Laws

2017 New Laws 

10/05/2016

Tax

2018 Tax Reform Law Chart

12/28/2017

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Abandoned Personal Property After Termination of a Tenancy

01/14/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Abandoned Rental Real Property

09/02/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Administration Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law

11/07/2012 (revised)

Referral Fees & RESPA Issues

Administrative Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law

11/07/2012 (revised)

Advertising

Advertising

06/19/2017 (revised)

Advertising

Advertising Your Services: Required Name and License Information

02/07/2018 (revised)

Agency

Agency Disclosure and Confirmation; and Agency Law Summary Chart

01/13/2015 (revised)

Agency

Agency Law Summary Chart

01/13/2015 (revised)

Tax

American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - The "Fiscal Cliff" Law

02/10/2017 (revised)

Appraisal

Appraisal Reports: The Consumer's Right of Access

08/04/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Arbitration Clause Added to Independent Contractor Agreement

02/10/2015

Arbitration & Mediation

Arbitration for the Consumer

05/13/2012 (revised)

Probate

Avoiding Probate: Small Estates

09/14/2016 (revised)

Financing

Balloon Payment Notices and Restrictions,

07/29/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Bankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions

11/30/2012

Miscellaneous

Bankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions

11/30/2012 (revised)

Commissions

Broker Compensation Under the C.A.R. Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA-CA)

04/14/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Buyer Representation Agreements (C.A.R. Forms BRE, BRNE, BRNN)

09/02/2014 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Buyer Representation Agreements: Q&A for Consumers

09/02/2014 (revised)

Board of REALTORS®

C.A.R. Bylaws (bylaws for the California Association of REALTORS®),

10/01/2016

Contracts and Forms

C.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law

01/25/2017 (revised)

Copyright

C.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law

01/25/2017 (revised)

Arbitration & Mediation

C.A.R. Interboard Arbitration

04/01/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

CalBRE Record Retention Requirements

07/24/2014

Foreclosures and Short Sales

California Homeowner Bill of Rights

01/31/2013

Board of REALTORS®

California Model Bylaws 

08/15/2016

MLS

California Model MLS Rules 

02/01/2016 (revised)

Tax

California Withholding Tax on the Sale of Real Property

06/13/2017 (revised)

Tax

Capital Gains Tax and Health Care Reform Tax Impact

02/08/2013 (revised)

Disclosure

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

07/28/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Changing Offices:Transfer of Listings & Buyers, and Procedures for Changing Brokerage

03/31/2014

Commissions

Commissions

07/21/2016 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Common Real Estate Investment Formulas

01/28/2015

Real Property & Title

Community Property with Right of Survivorship

09/16/2016 (revised)

Commissions

Conditional Offers of Compensation

03/14/2016 (revised)

Homeowners' Associations

Condominium and Other Common Interest Development Disclosures

04/02/2014 (revised)

Disclosure

Condominium or Other Common Interest Development Disclosures

04/02/2014 (revised)

Internet

Conducting Corporate Online Meetings

08/25/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Contingencies and Contingency Removal

03/14/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Contract Law and Real Estate Transactions

07/22/2016 (revised)

Copyright

Copyright Issues For REALTORS®

04/05/2017 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Counter Offer Forms (C.A.R. Forms SCO, BCO and SMCO)

03/15/2016 (revised)

Financing

Credit After Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, or Short Sale

12/28/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Credit After Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, or Short Sale

12/28/2016 (revised)

MLS

Days on Market and Relisting or "Churning" a Listing

06/26/2012 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure

01/27/2017 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Deficiency Judgment Chart After Foreclosure

09/26/2017 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Deficiency Judgments and California Law

11/25/2013 (revised)

Homeowners' Associations

Delinquent HOA Assessments: Liability of Future Owners

07/08/2016

MLS

Designated REALTORS®/MLS Participant as a Respondent in an Ethics/MLS Rules Violation Complaint

06/16/2011 (revised)

Disclosure

Disclosure Issues Related to Residential Care Facilities and Day Care Homes

03/07/2014 (revised)

Disclosure

Disclosure of Death and AIDS and the Prohibition Against Discrimination on the Basis of AIDS

08/03/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

Disclosure of the Existence of a Domestic Violence Shelter and Other Residential Care Facilities

07/29/2016 (revised)

Real Property & Title

Divorce and the Transfer of Real Property

09/19/2016

Advertising

Do-Not-Call, Do-Not-Fax, Do-Not-Email Laws Affecting REALTORS®

02/13/2014 (revised)

Financing

Double-Whammy: Due-On-Sale With Prepayment Penalty Prohibition

09/19/2016 (revised)

Financing

Due-on-Sale Provisions in Loans

01/27/2017 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Duty of Cooperating Broker to "Cooperate"

07/14/2016 (revised)

Disasters

Earthquake Insurance Issues

01/27/2017 (revised)

Disasters

Earthquake or Other Disaster-Related Landlord-Tenant Issues

09/01/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Earthquake or Other Disaster-Related Landlord-Tenant Issues

09/01/2016 (revised)

Real Property & Title

Easements

02/14/2017

Internet

Electronic Signatures and Records in Real Estate Transactions

05/22/2015 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Employee Notice of Asbestos and Prop 65 Warnings

03/31/2017 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Employer/Employee Relationship: Labor Issues Affecting REALTORS®

09/21/2012 (revised)

Disclosure

Energy Use Disclosure for Nonresidential Buildings

11/13/2015 (revised)

Financing

Equity Sharing

01/26/2017 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®

06/23/2011 (revised)

Insurance

Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®

06/23/2011 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Escalation Clauses

05/1/2014

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Ethical Issues to Consider When Dealing With Prospective Buyers

07/14/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

Federal Lead-Based Paint Hazard Disclosures

01/26/2017 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Federal Lead-Based Paint Hazard Disclosures

01/26/2017 (revised)

Tax

Federal Withholding: The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)

06/13/2017 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Fictitious Business Names and Team Names

09/15/2016 (revised)

Tax

Fire Prevention Fee

12/16/2015 (revised)

Disasters

Firestorms: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues

01/27/2017 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Foreclosure Scams and the Foreclosure Consultant Law

06/13/2012 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Foreclosure Timeline

02/16/2017 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Foreign Investor Property Owner Withholding

01/17/2012

Internet

Framing on the Internet

10/13/2016 (revised)

Environmental Hazards

Giving Notice to Employees About the Presence of Asbestos

07/14/2016 (revised)

Financing

Good Faith Estimate and HUD-1 Statements

10/09/2015 (revised)

MLS

Government Assessor Access to the MLS

10/21/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

Guide to Loan Disclosures

10/22/2015 (revised)

Financing

Guide to Loan Disclosures

10/22/2015

Foreclosures and Short Sales

HAFAShort SalesFact Sheet

04/27/2012 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

HAFAShort SalesTime Periods

05/03/2012 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

HOA Liens & Assessments FAQ

01/08/2014 (revised)

Homeowners' Associations

HOA Liens & Assessments FAQ

01/08/2014 (revised)

Environmental Hazards

Home Environmental Hazards (Brief Overview)

02/06/2018 (revised)

Tax

Homebuyer Tax Credit Chart 2010

06/30/2016 (revised)

Subdivisions

Homeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS®

04/14/2014 (revised)

Homeowners' Associations

Homeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS®

04/14/2014 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Homesteads

01/23/2012 (revised)

Real Property & Title

Homesteads

01/23/2012 (revised)

Tax

Housing Stimulus Laws for 2009

03/23/2017(revised)

Contracts and Forms

How a Seller May Cancel a Purchase Agreement:Checklist and Q&A

07/14/2016 (revised)

Internet

IDX Internet Data Exchange

02/12/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Implementing a Workplace Injury and Illness Prevention Program: Suggestions for Real Estate Offices

07/14/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Independent Contractor Agreement and Tax Issues

(under revision)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Independent Contractor or Employee?

07/26/2012 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Independent Contractor Reporting to the California EDD

01/23/2013 (revised)

Tax

Internal Revenue Code Section 1031: Tax Deferred Exchanges

02/13/2018 (revised)

Tax

IRS Form 1099-MISC Reporting for REALTORS®

02/26/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Landlord's Duty to Provide Security

09/09/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Landlords Must Give Notice to Tenants When Reporting Defaults to Credit Agencies

02/10/2017 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Landlord-Tenant Guide for REALTORS®

12/04/2017 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Landlord-Tenant Law: Pets and Service and Support Animals

10/01/2015 (revised)

Disclosure

Lead-Based Paint Renovation Rule

07/12/2016 (revised)

Environmental Hazards

Lead-Based Paint Renovation Rule

07/12/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Lease/Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®

01/05/2018 (revised)

Disclosure

Lease-Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®

01/05/2018 (revised)

Licensing

License Application and Renewal for REALTORS®

02/15/2017 (revised)

Licensing

Licensing Chart for REALTORS®

09/19/2016 (revised)

Licensing

Licensing Guide for REALTORS®

09/19/2016 (revised)

Licensing

Licensing Violations

09/19/2016 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Limited Liability Companies in California

09/09/2016 (revised)

Board of REALTORS®

Limited Service Brokers and Open Listings

10/21/2016

Contracts and Forms

Limited Service Brokers and Open Listings

10/21/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Liquidated Damages and Deposit Disputes

04/7/2016 (revised)

Real Property & Title

Lis Pendens

01/18/2006 (revised)

Financing

Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure Forms

08/19/2015 (revised)

Advertising

Lotteries and Raffles

07/08/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Maintenance Workers of the Property Manager: Employee or Independent Contractor?

08/21/2012 (revised)

Advertising

MAP Rule - Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule

03/06/2017 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Marijuana Issues for REALTORS®

01/04/2018 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Marijuana Issues for REALTORS®

01/04/2018 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

MARS Rules for Short Sales

08/05/2016 (revised)

Real Property & Title

Mechanics' Liens

12/21/2012 (revised)

Arbitration & Mediation

Mediation for the Consumer

10/26/2012 (revised)

Disclosure

Megan's Law: Disclosure of Registered Sex Offenders

03/22/2017 (revised)

Disclosure

Mello-Roos District and 1915 Bond Act Disclosure Requirements

08/10/2016 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Member Legal Hotline

02/13/2017 (revised)

Commissions

MLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales

10/31/2012 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

MLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales

10/31/2012 (revised)

MLS

MLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales

10/31/2012 (revised)

Mobilehomes

Mobilehome Dealers to Cooperate on Commissions

09/08/2016 (revised)

Mobilehomes

Mobilehomes

01/31/2017 (revised)

Environmental Hazards

Mold and Its Impact on Real Estate Transactions

12/23/2015 (revised)

Financing

Mortgage Fraud: Avoiding Price Inflation and Other Schemes

08/25/2016 (revised)

Financing

Mortgage Loan Activities

08/15/2016 (revised)

Licensing

Mortgage Loan Activities

08/15/2016 (revised)

Advertising

Mortgage Loan Brokerage Advertising

09/13/2017 (revised)

Board of REALTORS®

NAR Lockbox Policy

03/24/2004 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

National Mortgage Settlement

04/16/2012 (revised)

Disclosure

Natural Hazard Disclosure Statement

03/02/2017 (revised)

Disclosure

New Home (Residential One-to-Four Units) Disclosure Chart

01/30/2017(revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Nonresident Property Owner Withholding

09/06/2016 (revised)

Tax

Nonresident Property Owner Withholding

09/06/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Notice of Default and Investor-Buyer Transactions: Home Equity Sales Contracts

02/24/2017 (revised)

Financing

Notice of Loan Extension, Refinancing, or Renegotiation

11/29/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

November 2014 Changes to the RPA

10/8/2014

Advertising

Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®

07/08/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®

07/08/2016 (revised)

Internet

Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®

07/8/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Option Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase

07/28/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Option Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase

07/28/2016 (revised)

Financing

PACE Programs and Solar Leases

12/01/2017 (revised)

Miscellaneous

PACE Programs and Solar Leases

12/01/2017 (revised)

Pest Control

Pest Control Service Agreements

09/19/2016 (revised)

MLS

Pocket Listings

10/21/2016 (revised)

Financing

Predatory Lending: the California Covered Loan Law

01/30/2017 (revised)

Financing

Predatory Lending: The High Cost Mortgage Disclosure Law

03/28/2014 (revised)

Financing

Privacy of Consumer Financial Information

07/13/2016 (revised)

Arbitration & Mediation

Private Arbitration and Mediation for Your Clients

07/28/2016 (revised - includes links to providers of arbitration and mediation services)

Insurance

Private Mortgage Insurance: Right to Cancel

01/27/2017 (revised)

Disclosure

Private Transfer Fees

03/02/2017 (revised)

Probate

Probate Commission Chart

03/23/2016 (revised)

Probate

Probate Sales of Real Property

03/14/2016 (revised)

Commissions

Procuring Cause Guidelines

05/12/2016

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Property Management Frequently Asked Questions

01/17/2012

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Property Managers and the Contractor's Licensing Law

08/09/2013

Property Tax

Property Tax Assistance for Seniors

09/02/2016 (revised)

Tax

Property Tax Assistance for Seniors

09/02/2016

Property Tax

Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment

12/11/2012 (revised)

Tax

Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment

12/11/2012 (revised)

Property Tax

Proposition 90 Watch

08/16/2016 (revised)

Tax

Proposition 90 Watch

08/16/2016 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Protect Your Brokerage from Cybercrime

10/14/2016 (revised)

Environmental Hazards

Radon and the Radon Certification Program

08/23/2016 (revised)

Disasters

Rain Storms in California: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues

08/10/2016 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Rainwater Diversion, Collection and Damage During Escrow

12/10/2015

Real Property & Title

Rainwater Diversion, Collection and Damage During Escrow

12/10/2015

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Range Pricing

07/18/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

Real Estate Licensee's Duty to Inspect Residential Property

03/30/2017 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Record Retention: How Long You Should Keep Documents

09/01/2016 (revised)

Tax

Record Retention: How Long You Should Keep Documents

09/01/2016 (revised)

Referral Fees & RESPA Issues

Referral Fee Chart

01/26/2017 (revised)

Referral Fees & RESPA Issues

Referral Fees

09/19/2016 (revised)

Financing

Regulation Z - Ability to Repay Standard for Loans

12/03/2013 (revised)

Financing

Regulation Z - Loan Originator Compensation Requirements

05/01/2013

Advertising

Regulation Z Advertising Disclosures

06/15/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Rental Property and Foreclosure

09/02/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Rental Property and Foreclosure

09/02/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

REO Disclosure Chart

01/05/2018 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

REO Disclosure Chart

01/05/2018 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

REO Tips For REALTORS®

09/09/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

REO Transactions,

03/02/2017(revised)

Contracts and Forms

Request for Repair and Use of the RR and RRRR Forms

06/16/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Requirements When Using Credit Reports/Scores To Screen Tenants

05/09/2012 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Residential Listing and Commission Agreements

07/7/2017 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Residential Rent Control Relief Law

02/28/2017 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

RPA Timeline of Events (RPA-CA)

(under revision)

Disclosure

Sales Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®

01/05/2018 (revised)

Miscellaneous

SB 800: California's Construction Defect Law

10/03/2014 (revised)

Internet

Security Breach of Computerized Records Containing Personal Information

07/18/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Security Deposits

12/12/2012 (revised)

Financing

Seller Financing

10/11/2013

Financing

Seller Financing of Real Property: Minimum Interest Rates

09/16/2016 (revised)

Tax

Seller Financing of Real Property: Minimum Interest Rates

09/16/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Seller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ

12/16/2015 (revised)

Disclosure

Seller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ

12/16/2015 (revised)

Fair Housing

Senior Housing Summary

02/10/2017 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

03/02/2017 (revised)

Advertising

Serving Alcohol at an Open House

07/07/2017

Miscellaneous

Serving Alcohol at an Open House

07/17/2017

Advertising

Short Sale Advertising

08/08/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Short Sale Advertising

08/08/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Short Sale Deficiencies

01/27/2017 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Short Sale Deficiencies Fact Sheet

01/20/2012 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Short Sale Fraud

02/21/2013 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Short Sale Negotiators

01/13/2012

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Short Sale Tips For REALTORS®

02/14/2017 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Short Sales

10/7/2013 (revised)

Advertising

Signs: Can They Be Regulated?

11/19/2015 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Small Claims Court

05/25/2012 (revised)

Disclosure

Smoke Alarm Requirements

02/14/2018 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Social Networking

02/08/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Standard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart

06/13/2013 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Standard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart

06/13/2013 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Statute of Limitations: Deadline on Time to Sue

09/26/2014 (revised)

Subdivisions

Subdivided Lands Law

03/14/2016 (revised)

Advertising

Subdivision Advertising

02/23/2017

Subdivisions

Subdivision Advertising

02/23/2017

Subdivisions

Subdivision Applicability Chart

03/22/2017 (revised)

MLS

Submitting Listings to the MLS

04/28/2015 (revised)

Disclosure

Summary Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®

01/05/2018 (revised)

Tax

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - In Brief

12/28/2017

Tax

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Highlights and In Depth

12/29/2017

Tax

Taxation of Foreclosures and Short Sales

01/26/2016 (revised)

Foreclosures and Short Sales

Taxation of Foreclosures and Short Sales

01/26/2016 (revised)

Advertising

Team Names

05/26/2017 (revised)

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Team Names

05/26/2017 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Ten Frequently-Asked Hotline Questions

01/27/2017 (revised)

Property Tax

The Affordable Housing Funding Document Recording Fee

09/14/2017

Tax

The Affordable Housing Funding Document Recording Fee

09/14/2017

Arbitration & Mediation

The Duty to Arbitrate When REALTORS® Are Acting Solely as Principals in a Real Estate Transaction

07/29/2016 (revised)

Probate

The Revocable Transfer on Death Deed and Statutory FAQs

01/22/2016

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

The Right Business Entity for the Real Estate Professional: FAQs & Chart

10/24/2012 (revised)

Insurance

Title Insurance

07/09/1999

Disclosure

Transfer Disclosure Statement Exemptions

07/14/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

Transfer Disclosure Statement Law

11/27/2013 (revised)

Real Property & Title

Transferring Title To Real Property

08/07/2014 (revised)

Real Property & Title

Trees

02/15/2017

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Trust Funds

12/07/2017 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Unlawful Detainer: The Eviction Process in California

10/31/2011 (revised)

Licensing

Unlicensed Assistants

01/09/2018 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Use of an "As Is" Clause

03/18/2016 (revised)

Advertising

Use of the Term "Sold,"

08/30/2016 (revised)

Financing

Usury Law and the Real Estate Broker Exemption

09/19/2016 (revised)

Miscellaneous

Usury Law and the Real Estate Broker Exemption

09/19/2016 (revised)

Landlord-Tenant and Property Management

Vacation Rentals

04/24/2014

Board of REALTORS®

Variable Dues Formula

01/26/2016 (revised)

Board of REALTORS®

Virtual Office Websites ("VOWs")

02/12/2016

Internet

Virtual Office Websites ("VOWs")

09/02/2016 (revised)

Environmental Hazards

Warning of Defective Furnaces

09/02/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

Water Heater Bracing and Disclosure Requirements

09/02/2016 (revised)

Disclosure

Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures

12/08/2016 (revised)

Contracts and Forms

Wood Destroying Pest and Organisms Inspections, Reports and Repairs

02/25/2015

Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues

Workers' Compensation

07/18/2016 (revised)

Insurance

Workers' Compensation,

07/18/2016 (revised)

 

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