Fair housing is more than a list of do’s and dont’s, rights and penalties, and mandatory continuing education. As stewards of the right to own, use and transfer private property, fair housing protects our livelihood and business as REALTORS® and depends on a free, open market that embraces equal opportunity.
REALTORS® recognize the significance of the Fair Housing Act and reconfirm their commitment to upholding fair housing law as well as their commitment to offering equal professional service to all in their search for real property.
NAR has a wealth of resources to help agents, brokers, and associations better understand and educate each other about the safety risks they face.
From planning your safety strategy to extensive safety resources including apps, products, and educators, NAR has many useful items for all real estate professionals including regularly-scheduled safety webinars, numerous articlesorganized by category, videos, and a safety alert program.
NAR further offers the Safety Matters: Safe Business = Smart Business course free of charge to state and local REALTOR® associations. More information on the course and how to license it can be found here.
Information about NAR’s Safety Program Reimbursement Grant for Associationsis also available.
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Managing REALTOR risk
Buying or selling a home equipped with audio or video equipment comes with an inherent set of risks around privacy issues.
In this recently released video from the New Hampshire REALTORS Risk Management Subcommittee, NHAR attorney Matt Johnson and subcommittee chair Jim Lyons discuss those risks, and the best practices in order to minimize the potential impact on REALTORS and their clients.