Tag Archives: law

Maintaining Client File Confidentiality in the Real Estate Office

(Jeff Sorg – OnlineEd) – Oregon law requires that certain client information be maintained as confidential. The ability of associates in the same office or company to represent the seller and buyer in the same transaction as single agents with the full range of fiduciary obligations necessitates enhanced protection of client confidential information. Every real […]

How to Renew Your Real Estate License: Oregon Active Real Estate License

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) – As of July 1, 2011, a licensee is required to submit a license renewal application, including the payment of the license renewal fee, using the newly developed online application process available on the Oregon Real Estate Agency’s web site: http://www.oregon.gov/REA/index.shtml License renewals are no longer submitted for processing using the mail. A […]

Advertising Rules for Oregon Real Estate Brokers, Principal Brokers, and Property Managers

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) – Current Oregon Real Estate Agency advertising rules can be found in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 863-015-0125), which is reprinted below. OAR 863-015-0125 (1) As used in this rule, “advertising” and “advertisement” include all forms of representation, promotion and solicitation disseminated in any manner and by any means for any purpose […]

Important Advertising Points for Oregon Real Estate Licensees

(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd) – Oregon’s definition of advertising by real estate licensees includes all forms of representation, promotion and solicitation disseminated in any manner and by any means for any purpose related to professional real estate activity, including advertising by mail; telephone, cellular telephone, and telephonic advertising; the Internet, E-mail, electronic bulletin board and other similar […]

FREE Continuing Education Course From OnlineEd For Oregon Real Estate Brokers

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) OnlineEd® is offering the newly required Law and Rule Required Course (“LARRC”) for free! As of January 1, 2011, the Oregon Real Estate Agency requires all Oregon Real Estate Brokers to complete an approved Law and Rule Required Course as part of their continuing education for license renewal requirement.  Licensees who are […]

Oregon’s Carbon Monoxide Detector Law Became Effective April 1st

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) On April 1, 2011 a new law went into effect requiring carbon monoxide detectors in all residential dwellings with a carbon monoxide source (gas fireplace, furnace, etc).  Landlords must provide alarms for all units that contain a source of carbon monoxide as well as instruct tenants how to operate the alarm and leave […]

New Consumer Finance Web Site Launched

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) Educate, Enforce, and Study are the three main objectives listed over at the new government web site, www.consumerfinance.gov.  The site, operated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has at its mission “to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans – whether they are applying for a mortgage, […]