Donaldson Digest – Dual Agency Banned and Flood Insurance on the Brink

The Donaldson Digest - News and Notes for Industry Pros   Canada Bans Dual Agency in Real Estate Transactions   On June 15th,  the Real Estate Council of British Columbia banned the practice of “dual agency” (also known as “double ending”) in order to ensure that real estate agents serve their clients without any potential conflicts of interest. In Canada, dual agency means that an agent can represent both the buyer and the seller in the same transaction. However, in the United States, “dual agency” often refers to a transaction involving two agents of the same company, not necessarily one agent representing both sides of the aisle. British Columbia’s Superintendent of Real Estate, Michael Noseworthy, said to Realtor Magazine: “These changes have been designed to reinforce a real estate agent’s duties and obligations to their clients and to ensure that agents are always acting in their client’s best interests. We want to make sure that the advice consumers receive is solely for their benefit and that consumers have confidence that their agent is undoubtedly on their side.” The ban applies [...]

Complete your Continuing Education Needed for LREC License Renewal Early and Save!

Don't get caught up in the end of year rush trying to complete your LREC license renewal and continuing education last minute. No, not this year! Take advantage of our limited time offer to sign up for all 12 hours, including the 2018 LREC mandatory topic, for the lowest tuition available all year! Registration special ends on May 18, so take advantage and beat the rush!  ALL 12 HOURS OF LOUISIANA CE - at a special introductory price - available exclusively to you for a limited time. What are the LREC License Renewal Education Requirements This Year? In accordance with the License Law, the annual continuing education requirement is twelve (12) hours. Four (4) of these hours must be completed in the mandatory topic specified by the commission each year. For 2018, the LREC mandatory topic is "Real Estate Best Practices." Other renewal requirements can be found in completion on the continuing education page on our website, or you can also click here to see the complete list of requirements on the LREC's webpage. As a reminder, all continuing education hours must be [...]

Join Our Growing Team at Donaldson Educational Services

Donaldson Educational Services is Looking for the Following New Team Contributors: Videographer Copywriter Graphic Designer Instructors All positions have flexible options, including part-time and full-time options depending on the candidate. Qualifications will be reviewed, and our amazing Human Resources team will look at all applications and work quickly to find the right fit for each position! Are You Interested in Applying? We want to make the process easy. All you need to do is click below and complete the fast and easy application form for one of the open positions above. Include as much information as you'd like, we'd love to know how you can become our next Superstar team member! Donaldson Team - Click Here to Access Application Form Questions About Joining Our Team? Please, no phone calls! We are busy assisting our amazing customers and students. Any inquiries regarding these open team positions should be directed to the Donaldson Human Resources Team by Email at hr@donaldsoneducation.com