legal Archive

4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Fair Housing Act

Usually I try to point Book Scan readers to the written word, but occasionally I find a piece of audio worth recommending. Last time I pointed you toward a wonderful novel about a real estate agent, but this time...
December 4, 2013

Author Chat: Barbara Nichols

Real estate legal expert Barbara Nichols, author of The No-Lawsuit Guide to Real Estate Transactions (McGraw-Hill, 2007), responds to your questions. What’s the most common reason agents get sued? NICHOLS: The most common reason agents get sued is failure...
August 6, 2007

The No-Lawsuit Guide to Real Estate Transactions: 5 Ways You Could End Up in Court

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM One in five real estate practitioners will be involved in a lawsuit during their career, says real estate broker Barbara Nichols in The No-Lawsuit Guide to Real Estate Transactions (McGraw-Hill, 2007). The effects...
July 27, 2007

Do It Right—Do It Ethically

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Doing the Right Thing: A Real Estate Practitioner’s Guide to Ethical Decision Making, Third Ed. By Deborah H. Long (Gorsuch/Prentice Hall) 137 pp., $17.95 Buy this book from Amazon.com. This workbook-style book helps...
October 1, 2003