The good folks at DPOR are working hard to get your license paperwork processed — applications, transfers, and the like.
We’ve already given you some tips on how to speed that process; we’ve got some more info to pass on.
Don’t call DPOR and ask for the status of your license. No one there can give it to you.
Get that? The same people who process applications are answering the phones, so every minute spent explaining “I’m sorry, I can’t provide that information” means one minute fewer actually processing it.
The Virginia Association of Realtors® worked to help develop legislation to enhance the agency relationship disclosure requirements between licensees and those they represent. This means there are a number of changes to the existing agency laws in Virginia, and VAR wants to make sure that all members are up to speed on what they need to know to serve their clients and customers and stay in compliance with Virginia laws.
Yes, you read that right: Nine of our property management forms — leases, addenda, disclosures, etc. — have been updated.
This is a major overhaul done in collaboration with the Northern Virginia and Richmond associations along with VAR’s Standard Forms Working Group to make these forms more user friendly, and to ensure accuracy.
If you do any work in property management you need to head to VAR’s Forms Center and get the new documents.
The forms affected are:
Thanks to your feedback, we have enlarged the font size in the fillable fields of the Residential Lease (form 200) and Residential Contract of Purchase (form 600) forms. The revised forms are now available for download in the VAR Forms Center. The font size is the only change made to the forms. No changes were made to the pagination or substantive content.
Short sales have become common transactions for most Realtors®. These lengthy transactions are always a challenge to take on. But those Realtors® who have rolled up their sleeves are realizing the benefit of gaining expertise on these time-consuming transactions. The end result is better service to your clients and better business for you in a trying market.
This is your one-stop-shop to access a variety of resources to make you an expert on short sales and other complicated and distressed transactions.
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