Contractually Speaking

August 28, 2014

Part One: Anatomy of the Residential Contract
An essential element of a successful real estate transaction is a well prepared contract. This session features a comprehensive review of the CVR MLS Purchase Agreement taught by CVR MLS legal counsel Michael Lafayette.

In the 1st session you will learn how to:
• Prepare clear, concise, enforceable purchase agreements
• Interpret the financing and property Inspection clauses
• Recognize and resolve ambiguities
• Avoid costly contract preparation errors

Part Two: Contract Drafting Workshop
During this session you will gain a better understanding of the intricacies of the CVRMLS Purchase Agreement and Listing Agreement with instructor Cathy Englishman. Learn hands-on the best practices of writing an offer and negotiating contracts while keeping your clients best interests a priority. 

In the 2nd session you will learn how to:
• Prepare and critique actual contracts based on case studies
• Draft comprehensive addendums and complex contract terms
• Gain hands on contract knowledge and skills that will benefit you and your clients

6 hrs PLE Contract Writing

RAR Member Fee:
$75 Before 8/21/14
$85 After 8/21/14


REALTORfest 2014: RVA on the Rise

October 28, 2014

Hosted by the Richmond Association of REALTORS®, REALTORfest is a one-day festival of workshops and seminars for real estate professionals from across the state of Virginia. It features a day-long vendor trade show to provide real estate professionals an opportunity to peruse new products, services and technologies that can help build their businesses.  

This year's event will be a celebration of our great region.  Join us for an in depth look into the many achievement, improvements, and changes our area has seen in the last decade. Our signature biennial event will feature not one, but 6 guest speakers that will inform and inspire you. Discover our growing list of vendors, learn more about the scheduled events, and read up on our fantastic line-up of speakers at  


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