If you have received a real estate brown envelope, don’t wait to contact us.
The process of becoming a real estate agent or broker can be long and complicated. You worked hard for your real estate license, but difficulties and gray areas can arise that lead to you receiving a real estate brown envelope from the NC real estate commission. What does a real estate brown envelope mean? It means that a formal complaint about a real estate broker has been received and is under review. Generally, in the envelope there will be a copy of the complaint, any documentation that was submitted with the complaint and a letter of inquiry from the real estate commission.
As a broker who has received a real estate brown envelope, you must respond in writing within 14 days unless you request an extension. The good news is you do not have to face this process on your own. At The Brown Envelope Attorney, we are standing by to help you. We can help protect your reputation, your real estate license, and your career in real estate in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. The first step you must take is contacting us as quickly as possible after you receive a brown envelope. This gives us time to fully investigate the claim ourselves, help you prepare a response to the inquiry, and prepare to represent you as needed.
Our experience is key, and we are unique because our head attorney is also a licensed broker. We have a deep understanding of the industry, the process, and the legalese, and we can help you navigate the process to achieve the best possible outcome. Contact us now to discuss your next steps.
Common Questions About Receiving a Real Estate Brown Envelope
You value your career in the real estate industry, so when you face allegations of fraud, negligence, or improper behavior, you worry about what will happen to your career and your livelihood. The following are some common questions we get about receiving a brown envelope and our answers.
What is a real estate brown envelope?
If you receive a brown envelope from the Real Estate Commission, this means that allegations of improper conduct, fraud, or negligence have been filed against you. The brown envelope is the official notification of these allegations.
What information comes in the brown envelope?
Generally, the brown envelope will include a copy of the complaint, a letter of inquiry from the Real Estate Commission, and any documentation that was submitted along with the original complaint. You have 14 days to respond to this complaint and provide your account of what occurred.
Should I hire an attorney to help with the allegations in a brown envelope?
Yes! We can provide invaluable advice and guidance to help you protect your career and your reputation after you receive a brown envelope in the mail.
What will happen after I receive a brown envelope?
Once you respond to the Real Estate Commission, the Commission will conduct a review of your case. They will analyze any documentation or information collected during the review and issue a decision.
How do I set up a consultation with you?
Schedule a consultation with us by contacting our law firm directly. During your consultation, we will discuss the role we will play as we help you navigate the Commission review process.