How Much Real Estate Law Knowledge Should a REALTOR® Have?

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Becoming a real estate agent or real estate broker is a rewarding and enjoyable profession if you like helping people achieve their dream of home ownership. As you sift through the various educational requirements to achieve your license, you might have realized there is more to the job than you thought. When you hear about all the real estate laws and rules you’ll need to know to avoid the dreaded North Carolina Real Estate Commission brown envelope, you might think you practically have to be come a real estate attorney first!

How Much Real Estate Law Knowledge Should a REALTOR® Have?

The reality is that there is a great deal of real estate law you need to know, but if you have a real estate attorney as one of the professionals you’ll work with, you can let them handle the major stuff and focus on what you love to do. It isn’t a bad idea to sit down with a real estate law professional fairly early in your career, so you have a better idea of the laws and Commission directives you’ll need to follow. Being proactive in getting a foundational base of real estate law knowledge can save you headaches down the road.

Here at The Brown Envelope Attorney, we represent real estate brokers in North Carolina who have been notified of a complaint that is being investigated. Not only do we have real estate attorney with years of real estate law experience, but we also hold an active real estate broker license and are a member of two REALTOR® associations. We know what challenges you might face, and we are happy to help you move forward in your real estate career.