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Property management seems to continue to be the most consistent violation. The June/July Open House Publication of the Nevada Real Estate Division identified eight (8) Licensees who were disciplined regarding property management activities. The violations included allowing operation of unlicensed...

Your client asks you if there is a way to title their home in a manner that will avoid probate.  Probate is the manner in which title to property (real and personal) is changed, through court action, from title in the name of the deceased to either whomever is named under a will as a beneficiary,...

A question has often been asked as to whether a licensee who does nothing more than refer a client to another licensee is required to execute a Duties Owed form. The Nevada Real Estate Division recently issued an advisory opinion addressing this issue (Advisory Opinion 15-01). According to the...

In January 2010, Chicago native and comedian George Willborn and his wife made a $1.7 million offer on the 5-bedroom home, which the Sellers accepted. However, the Sellers subsequently refused to sign the sales contract after learning the Buyers were African-American. The residence was a...

Las Vegas Real Estate Attorney Lee Drizin is offering a free Real Estate Class in May. Las Vegas Real Estate Agents and Brokers are invited to the following free Continuing Education course which offers three hours general credit:                               MAY 15, 2015...

A judge in Brooklyn, NY allowed a woman to serve her divorce papers to her husband via Facebook. So, can you now divorce your spouse through Facebook, Twitter (How about #IDivorceyou!), or maybe just send an email? NO! That is not what happened here. But it does recognize the emergence of digital...

Real estate agents are constantly on the go competing for clients, stressing over closings and trying to stay aware of the latest rules and regulations.  This is what I affectionately refer to as “The Real Estate Circus” and you are likely to find yourself in the center ring.  However, it is...

I was recently contacted by a Las Vegas Real Estate Agent regarding a tenant they had placed in a property.  The agent stated that their tenant received a note on the door stating the owner had not paid the HOA in quite some time and owed nearly $700.00.  The agent said there was not a sale date...

I just read an article in the Las Vegas Review Journal highlighting the “Machine Guns Vegas” special for Valentine’s Day.  Can’t wait to take my wife there, and if I do for Valentine’s Day, I am sure she will take me to Divorce Court the next day.  While I have never been to this...

Las Vegas Real Estate Attorney Lee Drizin is offering a free Real Estate Class in February.  Las Vegas Real Estate Agents and Brokers are invited to the following free Continuing Education course which offers three hours general...