Supplemental Disciplinary Advisory to Real Estate Salespersons Who Mislead Consumers into Falsely Believing that They are Brokers — and a Concurrent Caution to the “[Ir]responsible” Brokers Who Permit or Support Such Practices
By Wayne S. Bell, California Real Estate Commissioner and
Mark Tutera, Special Investigator
In September 2015, the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) issued an advisory which was captioned “Disciplinary Warning to Real Estate Salespersons Who Act, Conduct Themselves, and/or Advertise as ‘Independent’ Real Estate Professionals — and a Simultaneous Caution to Brokers Who Allow or Support Such Practices”.
(Download PDF copy of this report here.)
Licensees of CalBRE are well advised to review that prior advisory since we continue to see
some of the same bad practices identified in that writing. [Read more…]