Washington Continuing Education Course: Washington 2018-2019: Current Issues in Residential Real Estate

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Washington CE:Washington 2018-2019: Current Issues in Residential Real Estate

Washington 2018-2019: Current Issues in Residential Real Estate

$25
3 Total hours
0 Elective hours
3 Core hours

This three-hour course provides an overview of recent national and state legislative changes, including the landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. The course examines how this ruling has impacted property titles and taxes, and estate planning. In addition, the course looks at how to avoid complaints in areas known for missteps, including presenting written offers in a timely manner, maintaining complete transaction logs, and properly obtaining written authority of delegation.

Course highlights include:

  • An overview of recent national and state legislative changes
  • An in-depth look at a landmark court case, Obergefell v. Hodges, and its impact on a property rights, estate planning, and intestacy laws
  • A review of the recently passed SB 5254, which relates to ensuring the adequacy of buildable lands and zoning in urban growth areas and providing funding for low-income housing and homelessness programs
  • Tips for ensuring the timely presentation of written offers, as well as at what to include in a comprehensive transaction log
  • Guidelines for licensees to avoid common violations relating to online advertising, multiple offers, dual agency disclosure, and professional cooperation
  • Activities and examples to seal in the new information and frame it in everyday context