Real Estate Errors and Omissions

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Capitalize on Real Estate E&O Insurance

Just as home buyers insure their purchase, real estate agents need to safeguard the role they play in the transaction. Purchasing a home is one of the most emotional decisions a family can make. As the broker of that decision, a real estate professional’s relationship with the buyer can be a very personal one—leading to…

Four Housing Trends to Know for Real Estate E&O

There are approximately 2 million active real estate licenses in the United States alone, and housing sales are increasing.1 As of November 2016, the national home price index has surpassed its peak set in July 2006 before the last major recession.2 As sales increase and real estate agents become stretched, there is a potential for…

Poster Beware

With all your social media activity come legal responsibilities An overwhelming majority of recent court cases have decided that social media accounts are discoverable, including privately locked accounts, private messages, even deleted posts. The social media boom of the past decade has brought about a number of interesting and sometimes perplexing legal issues. Users posting information…

Back in Business

Revitalized residential and commercial real estate markets present fresh opportunities to stake out new ground Any discussion of the state of real estate liability coverage in 2016 inevitably conjures comparisons to the halcyon days of 2006, when new buildings were rising on speculation alone and first-time homebuyers with modest incomes were qualifying for bloated mortgages,…

Realtors Need Coverage, Too

Real Estate Errors and Omissions Insurance Short of marriage or having children, purchasing a home is one of the most emotional decisions families can make.  As the real estate broker of that decision, a realtor’s relationship with the buyer can be a very personal one, which can lead to deep gratitude – or to bitter…