Credit Hours: 4
Today’s real estate professional works in a highly litigious environment with approximately two-thirds of all lawsuits brought against brokers are bases on misrepresentation, negligence, or fraud.
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of how courts create law via rulings and interpretation of laws.
We will discuss disclosure requirements based on the New Mexico Real Estate License Law and Commission rules, required disclosures listed in the Broker Duties and how courts van impose additional duties via rulings and risk management techniques.
We will review six appellate court opinions and understand what the courts have said about how we must act in the real estate profession.
This course is a core elective.