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CRES Risk Management Webinar: Understanding Obligations and E&O Issues for Real Estate Brokers

In this webinar, Mark Carlson, Attorney from Carlson Law Group and Dave Miller, Regional Vice-President with Fidelity National Home Warranty, discuss real estate broker obligations. They provide valuable insight into what brokers can do to help manage your business risk while supporting your team, especially your new agents. And they also cover the ramifications ofRead More

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5 Common Pitfalls When Filling Out the Residential Purchase Agreement + Properly Handling Dual Agency

The Residential Purchase Agreement is the most important form in a real estate transaction. But it’s also the cause of most of the litigation that occurs in real estate. In this webinar, attorney Mark Carlson from Carlson Law Group and Dave Miller, who manages the CRES Advantage Home Warranty Program, discuss 5 key issues toRead More

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The Pitfalls of Failing to Disclose in Real Estate: a CRES Risk Management Video Webinar

The majority of real estate E&O lawsuits are a result of failures to disclose. In this webinar, attorney Mark Carlson from Carlson Law Group and Dave Miller, Regional Vice President with Fidelity National Home Warranty, discuss the pitfalls of failing to disclose.  Whether it’s a simple mistake or an intentional failure to disclose, you canRead More

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CRES Risk Management Webinar: How to Reduce Property Management Risks in a COVID World

Like many other industries, real estate has been significantly affected by COVID-19. Property management is one area in particular, which is experiencing much pandemic-related change. There’s no doubt the risks are much greater in this current environment, and lawsuits are on the rise.  For many property managers, keeping on top of COVID-related laws and restrictionsRead More

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CRES Risk Management Webinar: COVID-19 Forms and Best Practice for California Real Estate Professionals

COVID-19 has brought a great deal of challenges to the real estate industry. Keeping up with exactly what forms should be used in transactions is one of those challenges. Keeping up-to-date with changes to the forms and guidelines as they evolve during the pandemic is another.  There are risks today that never existed before inRead More

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Real Estate Broker Beware — Most Common Complaints That Lead to Litigation

If you’re a real estate professional, it’s important you know how to detect and eliminate the most common errors and omissions. In a recent webinar, James M. Meseck, a litigation specialist from White and Steele in Colorado, gives us tips on reducing the most common risks.  He covers the most frequently litigated issues and licensingRead More

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Top Risks Agents Face When Acting as Property Managers

If you’re a real estate professional acting as a Property Manager, you face many risks every day in the course of business. Attorney Rinat Klier Erlich recently covered key risks you should watch out for — and how to mitigate them — in a webinar for CRES Insurance Services.  Erlich is a certified legal malpractice specialist withRead More

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Effective Strategies to Avoid Real Estate Claims in Texas

If you’re a real estate professional, you know it’s important to manage risk and the threat of potential litigation in your business. No one knows this better than Tom O’Connell, who’s been defending real estate professionals in errors and omissions claims statewide in Texas for more than 30 years. Tom is an approved Texas panelRead More

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Risks When Representing Clients With Wildfire Damaged Real Estate

How to manage 4 key areas of risk when a client’s home is destroyed by CA wildfires If you’re a California real estate professional, chances are you may have represented a buyer who purchased a home that ended up being destroyed by wildfires. If you haven’t already, you may in the future. Or, perhaps youRead More

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Webinar Event Recap for Real Estate Licensees: It’s not too late to learn how to protect yourself

It’s not too late to learn how to protect yourself from real estate Errors and Omissions insurance coverage loopholes that can leave a real estate career in ruins. Each year in the United States, more than 13,000 real estate professionals are faced with a lawsuit. It happens. Mistakes happen. But what may surprise you isRead More

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