Ethics

June 29, 2020

Guarantees? Don’t forget you could be wrong.

Realtor® Keith represented two buyers, Bobby and Betty, and showed them four houses. Betty then asked to see one of the properties a second time, then a third, then a fourth. Bobby and Betty seemed as if they were on the cusp of committing to the house they visited ...

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Nov. 18, 2019

Dear Anne: What Does ‘Withdrawn’ Really Mean?

ORLANDO, Fla. – Dear Anne: My listing agreement with a seller is for six months, but this seller and I had a falling out three months into the listing. Advertising this property did not come cheap, and the cancellation fee would enable me to recoup my expenses, but the seller ...

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Oct. 21, 2019

Code of Ethics vs. Morality: It Can Be Confusing

ORLANDO, Fla. – Dear Anne: As an avid reader of your articles, it never ceases to amaze me that when a member’s conduct is obviously unethical, you say it’s not. I want to know how can you can condone misconduct?

I’ve been in the real estate business for 20 years ...

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