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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves: Averting Client Catastrophe OnDemand Course (4-Credit Hours)

Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves: Averting Client Catastrophe

Price: $24.00

Credit Hours: 4

Key Points:

Protect your client and safeguard your real estate business and career!

Can you name three of the top ten legal issues real estate professionals face today? This course enlightens you to all top ten issues, plus helps you navigate through the murky waters that can prevail when a clear understanding of real estate laws, statutes, and rulings is loosely or vaguely interpreted.

This course illuminates the issues that create problems in real estate transactions. You will learn to identify what constitutes negligence, and when it is fraud. You’ll sharpen your understanding of what happens when a client makes a Breach of Contract claim, and how to avoid misleading statements that can have disastrous ramifications for you, your client, and your business. Your expert instructor will lead you through case studies to identify critical issues, determine what happened, discuss how the situation could have been handled appropriately, and learn how to resolve the conflict legally and within the scope of the law. Prepare for real-life real estate and avoid risky business mistakes in this essential course.

Topics Include:

  • Top ten legal issues for licensees
  • Failing to disclose a property defect
  • Breach of duty
  • Representing clients in unfamiliar territory
  • Misleading statements equals deception
  • Breach of Contract claims
  • Failing to recommend inspections
  • Negligence—when is an action innocent; when it is not

The California Bureau of Real Estate has approved this real estate continuing education course for 4 hours of Risk Management. CalBRE Sponsor No.6212.