ARTICLES: Agency

Legally speaking: What you need to know when selling, buying or leasing your own property
(Jan. 2, 2018, OAR Buzz)

Are agency documents required when leasing or managing property?
(Feb. 6, 2017, OAR Buzz)

Does your buyer agency contract require the listing broker to pay you?
(Jan. 3, 2017, OAR Buzz)

NAR Legal Announces ‘Don’t Risk It’ Winners
(Nov. 7, 2016, Source: NAR)

Are you required to disclose a murder or suicide on a property?
(Oct. 31, 2016, OAR Buzz)

Selling a property owned by a relative
(Oct. 18, 2016, OAR Buzz)

Legal Issues Forum…Q&A: Agency forms

(Sept. 26, 2016, OAR Buzz)

Legally Speaking: Can I enlist another brokerage to help with my buyers and sellers when I’m not available?  (Mar. 7, 2016, OAR Buzz)

Legally Speaking: Buyers Agents: What to do when the Seller Calls
(Feb. 22, 2016, OAR Buzz)

Legally Speaking: Can I talk to another REALTOR’s seller about taking a listing?
(Jan. 12, 2016; OAR Buzz)

Legally Speaking: Agency status for brokers when listing; representing buyers
(Sept. 15, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Proposed legislation seeks to address the issue of representing multiple buyers
(Aug. 25, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Shopping offers: So is it…illegal? Unethical? Or is it just not right?
(Aug. 13, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Legally speaking: Going on vacation? The right way to appoint another agent to cover for you
(Aug. 10, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Consumer Guide to Agency Relationships: Are you complying with the law?
(Aug. 3, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Legally speaking: Do I need to provide a Consumer guide to customers?
(March 16, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Legally speaking: So, the seller keeps contacting me about my buyer … (March 9, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Legally speaking: The case of the deceptive buyer (Feb. 17, 2015, OAR Buzz)

Legally speaking: What should I do if they won’t sign?
(Dec. 15, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Legally Speaking: Can ‘team’ members represent different sides to a transaction?
(Nov. 10, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Legally speaking: Nonuse of required forms…a problem?
(Sept. 22, 2014, OAR Buzz)

What does Ohio law require when a licensee becomes a buyer (or seller) in a transaction?
(July 28, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Can I answer that?
(June 2, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Is it ever OK to let a buyer, inspector in a listing without you?
(May 27, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Can two brokers co-list a property?
(May 19, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Can you represent a buyer on property you used to have listed?
(April 30, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Rising trend of “coming soon” signage & “pocket listings” is raising legal, ethical questions
(April 9, 2014, OAR Buzz)

Help! My buyer wants to see a minimum service listing!
(Nov. 18, 2013, OAR Buzz

FAQs: Ohio’s Consumer Guide to agency relationships
(Oct. 22, 2013, OAR Buzz)

Commercial exemption to the “Consumer Guide to Agency Relationships”
(Sept. 23, 2013, OAR Buzz)

Working with FSBO sellers and buyers — safe or sorry?
(July 15, 2013, OAR Buzz)

Buyer representation in a FSBO situation
(July 16, 2012, OAR Buzz)