Legal

Oregon Association of REALTORS® provides risk management education, business tools and services to reduce risk, increase profitability and keep members abreast of current issues affecting the real estate industry. The Association also works on the members' behalf with ethics education and Code enforcement to maintain and enhance REALTOR® professionalism.

Risk management courses are provided through classroom delivery, online, and webinar on a variety of subjects. In addition, OAR offers the NAR-certified course, "At Home with Diversity". To schedule this training at your office, please contact Jenny Pakula at (503) 362-3645 or (800) 252-9115.

 

Legal tools and services available to REALTOR® members include:

  • Legal Hotline

Offers subscribers direct access to an attorney who can provide information on real estate issues including disclosure, license law, contracts and offers.

  • Legal Action Fund

Learn more about what OAR does for its members in litigation.

  • Risk Management Toolkit

The toolkit is a reference guide intended to be a source of information about professional real estate practices in Oregon.

  • Flood Insurance Toolkit

A great new resource for members offering links, documents and detailed information on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.

  • Buyer/Seller Advisories

A great resource for REALTORS® and their clients, it outlines responsisbilities during a sales transaction, helping members to reduce their legal exposure.