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Legal Hotline FAQs: Agents Leaving of Changing Firms

VAR's Blake Hegeman discusses the perennial favorite topic: what goes down when agents leave or change firms?

Questions answered include:

  • What happens if an agent leaves a firm when they have a deal pending?
  • Can you still be paid while in transition to another firm?
  • Where does the payment come from in those instances?

License-status info from DPOR

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.

Update on license transfers: helpful tips to ensure a speedy process

A concern among Realtors® who change firms is the amount of time it takes for their licenses to become active with their new brokerages.

RI Module 404 - The Cyber REALTOR

We will be partnering with some of our local associations around the state to connect with you from ODU in Norfolk. 

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 08:00 to 17:00
ODU Norfolk, Blue Ridge (Winchester), Charlottesville Area (Charlottesville), Fredericksburg,Area (Fredericksburg), Roanoke Valley (Roanoke) Southwest Virginia (Abingdon)
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Legal Hotline FAQs: Property Condition Disclosure

Question: Listing agents must disclose material adverse facts pertaining to the physical condition of the property of which they have actual knowledge to the buyer. Do I as the listing agent have a duty to discover these facts? For example, am I required to investigate whether a house has defective piping?


RI Module 402 - Financing Alternatives

RI 402: Financing Alternatives - Are you a lending expert? You’ll need to be. Attend this course to get up to speed on loan limits, finance options, avoiding common potholes, and tips for navigating the difficult deal.   (CE for 7 hours Real Estate Related OR PL 7 Hours Elective Residential Real Estate.)

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 08:00 to 17:00
Greater Piedmont Association of REALTORS®, 47 Garrett St., Warrenton, VA 20186
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2013 CRS General Membership Meeting and Installation Lunch

The Virginia CRS Chapter - General Membership Luncheon Meeting will be held at the Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center on December 11, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The registration fee includes lunch buffet, drink, dessert, and the opportunity to see the 2013 VA CRS Officers Installed.  

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Martin at

Tue, 12/11/2012 - 11:30 to 13:30
Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center, 1000 Virginia Center Pkwy, Glen Allen, VA 23059, 1-804-727-1400
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Virginia CRS Chapter Registration