Will Harris
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Appraisers go happily along, doing their best to exemplify the high standards that promote the public trust.  Unfortunately, almost all (myself included) wait until the last minute to do our license/certification renewal courses.  Some are frantically waiting to snatch the completion certificate out of the instructor’s hand, and speed to over-night or drive it to the state appraisal board.  I understand the need to stagger the renewal licensing of thousands of appraisers, to a few each month, to prevent over-whelming the licensing agency.  However, let us not forget that the …

Rita
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I’m not professing or holding myself out to be a police of TREC violations. I am offering some friendly reminders to my colleagues and customers whom I know always want to do the right thing but sometimes we need a refresher on the basic “do not do” list. When negotiating contracts that bind a sale, option, lease or rental of any real property, a licensee shall use only the promulgated TREC contract forms with the exceptions of an agent representing herself as a principal, not as an agent or prepared …