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Alert – Agents Should Be Cautious During Open Homes

Recently, one of our broker/clients contacted us and advised us that after an open house, the vacant home that he had staged was burglarized. Several of the staging items, such as the television, were taken. The burglar may have cased the home during the open house and returned and broke through a window after the […]

Question and Answer Regarding Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Question:  Is a broker responsible for providing workers’ compensation insurance for agents, given that agents are independent contractors? Answer:  Yes.  By law, all employers in California are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance for their employees for injuries occurring during their employment.  While independent contractors are generally excluded from coverage, the California Labor and Workforce […]

Alert – Be Cautious in Undertaking Property Management Responsibilities

Rentals are becoming a larger part of the residential real estate market. As a result, many agents are moving into managing property. Although it seems like a natural fit for residential real estate agents, it may be much more complicated then it initially appears. Agents interested in undertaking property management services are encouraged to educate […]