DOJ Settlement Agreement on Voter Accessibility

DOJ Settlement Agreement on Voter Accessibility

Justice Department Enters Agreement to Resolve Voting Accessibility Matter Can we anticipate the DOJ expanding its investigative efforts as we enter the voting season? The Justice Department entered into a settlement agreement with Newton County, Arkansas and its...
Competition in Residential Real Estate

Competition in Residential Real Estate

In  2018 the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) organized a panel discussion about the challenges and opportunities to increase competition in the real estate industry through technological innovation. Participating in the panel were lawyers from...
How’s Your PII Data Awareness?

How’s Your PII Data Awareness?

It is time to come up to speed with your awareness of PII and its impact on real estate practices. REALTOR® University  launched a 4 hour online training course for REALTORS® and Association and MLS staff on privacy and data security. “Enhance Your Brand & Protect...

‘Cite and Fine’ Regulations

Most states have very comprehensive real estate licensing laws. I’ve written about them in several books, as well as taught them for years in pre-license and continuing education courses. The problem has been with the lack of enforcement due greatly to the human...

Personal Information Defined

“Information is the currency of the Twenty First Century” (Alvin Toffler). With all of the discussion about the National Security Agency (NSA) and its data collection programs, and our own discussions around protecting, controlling and monetizing data, we...