Legal Blog - Real Estate Laws

  • Sep 16, 2016

    Realtor’s® Guide to Well & Septic Part One

    The expected life of a conventional septic system during these periods was 25 years. They were intended to serve the homes until they were connected to public sewer.
  • Sep 13, 2016

    Realtor’s® Guide to Well & Septic Part Two

    Defining the benchmark for a pass or fail grade is often the most difficult part of the well or septic inspection.
  • Sep 9, 2016

    Pets v. Service Animals

    New ADA Regulations and Assistance Animals as Reasonable Accommodations under the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Sep 7, 2016

    EPA Renovation Certification in Homes Built Prior to 1978

    This article provides only a summary of the main provisions of this new rule. NVAR encourages its members to read the information provided by the EPA on its Web site for a more comprehensive overview of the matter.
  • Aug 26, 2016

    New Laws that Affect your Business

    State and local Realtor® associations were successful in passing a robust legislative agenda that benefits you and your clients.
  • Aug 23, 2016

    The Ins and Outs of Section 8 Housing

    There are a number of government housing programs which offer different types of assistance to individuals with low income.
  • Aug 19, 2016

    Rentals and Bedbugs

    Paragraph 19 in both the VRLTA and the Common Law Lease clearly places the obligation of keeping the unit or the property free of vermin, including bedbugs, on the tenant.