The Hotline Vs. The Bottom Line

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02 Oct

Hotline Vs. Bottom Line

Hotline Vs. Bottom Line

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)
7.5 CE Hours
Yakima Association of Realtors, Yakima, Washington Class, Courses, Education

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The real estate industry has become more complex than ever before and having access to a real estate attorney is ideal for your business. Enter Annie Fitzsimmons; the Washington REALTOR Legal Hotline Lawyer! Thousands of members each year reach out to Annie for sound legal advice. But, have you ever wondered how your Designated Broker would take that advice and translate it into their recommended practice and policy? In this interactive and energetic class Annie and a panel of Designated Brokers do just that, they will discuss current legal scenarios facing the real estate industry. Annie provides her professional legal advice and the Designated Brokers share how they would handle each scenario. Sometimes they agree, sometimes not so much ... (and that is when the class is fun!)

Yakima Association of Realtors - Training Room
Yakima Association of Realtors (Training Room)
2707 River Road
Yakima, WA 98902

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Annie Fitzsimmons

Annie Fitzsimmons is a lawyer whose entire post-adolescent life has focused on the Washington real estate market place in one form or another. When she was 11 years old, her parents opened a real estate company and she worked in the office first as the cleaning crew, later as a receptionist, bookkeeper and typist and ultimately as a real estate licensee. At age 23, she school at the University of Washington and upon graduating, began her legal career with the Tacoma law firm of Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim. She was one of the firm’s primary residential real property lawyers until 2001 when she left to open her own office and since has served as Washington Realtors Legal Hotline Attorney as well as providing a variety of other legal services for WR. She served on the task force that drafted the Agency Law from 1994 to 1996 and the task force that worked in 2004 and 2005 considering revisions to the Licensing Law, RCW 18.85. She has sued and defended real property owners, buyers, sellers and brokers across the state but has recently made it her personal priority to ensure that no Washington REALTOR® is ever sued again for something they could have avoided. Believing that education is the best way to achieve this goal, she is here today. So, take advantage of her experience and ask questions that are important to you. Raise your hand and focus discussion on issues that are challenging you today.