Broker Advisory

Real Estate Broker Safety

Now that the summer home-buying season is underway, real estate brokers should take heed of safety measures for themselves, as well as for their clients. In addition to any COVID-19 health department protocols that may exist in any particular county, there are other measures that can help ensure one’s safety.

Recognizing Discrimination in Housing

Colorado has been at the forefront when it comes to enacting fair housing laws, in fact prohibiting discrimination in housing as far back as 1959, years before the federal Fair Housing Act became law. These laws were established to make sure that everyone has the same opportunity and access to choosing where they want to live and the type of housing that they desire.

Real Estate Broker Safety

Now that the summer home-buying season is underway, real estate brokers should take heed of safety measures for themselves, as well as for their clients. In addition to any COVID-19 health department protocols that may exist in any particular county, there are other measures that can help ensure one’s safety.
 

CP-20 Commission Position Statement on Licensed and Unlicensed Real Estate Administrative Professionals (“REAPs”)

At their meeting on April 6, 2021, the Colorado Real Estate Commission (“the Commission”) adopted revisions to Commission Position Statement 20. This important position statement provides the real estate broker with guidance regarding the broker’s supervision responsibilities regarding unlicensed and licensed Real Estate Administrative Professionals (“REAPs”) as employees or independent contractors, and the tasks that they are allowed to perform on behalf of brokers.